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Kim and Joe’s Breckenridge Wedding

Location: The Lodge at Breckenridge

Officiant: Gretchen Abernathy

Kim and Joe picked the perfect time of year for a wedding at the lodge at Breckenridge. The fall colors were really peaking, and the views from the lodge are really impressive in the fall. One of my favorite things about this wedding is when the mountain bikers showed up in the middle of doing the formal portraits, which ended up being a real “Colorado” moment.  Continue reading »

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Holly and Evan’s Breckenridge Colorado Wedding

Venue: Private Home, Vacasa Rentals

Rentals: Colorado Tents and Events

Coordinator: Celebrations Denver

Holly and Evan had a lovely small wedding with close friends and family at a private home in Breckenridge, Colorado. Some of my favorite details from this wedding were her beautiful full length veil, and the place settings they chose for the dinner. I also loved how seriously the ring bearers took their jobs. Continue reading »

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Catherine and Matt’s Arapahoe Basin Wedding

Venue: Arapahoe Basin Black Mountain Lodge

Music and MC: Drew Reges

 

I always love photographing Arapahoe Basin Weddings. Black Mountain Lodge is a wonderful mid size venue, and the views are really out of this world. I was pretty excited when Catherine and Matt approached me about photographing their wedding at Arapahoe Basin. During the short summer season, there are wildflowers everywhere here, and the sunsets are pretty spectacular. One of the things I enjoyed most about this wedding is how Catherine and Matt really took care of their guests. They had yard games and s’mores outside for the kids, a late night snack bar for people that got hungry later, and quiet areas for people who didn’t want to dance. They also included functional wedding favors like sunglasses. They also picked the perfect time of day for pictures. Continue reading »

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Shane and Mallorie’s Breckenridge Wedding

Location: Silverthorne Pavilion
Planner/Coordinator: Ariel Strickler
Florist: Pots and Petals
Catering: Gilchrist Catering

Shane and Mallorie met at Colorado State University where they were both Music Education majors. Shane was one year ahead of her in the program, and they were in the wind ensemble and marching band together. One day, after wind ensemble rehearsal, Shane walked up to her and said, “Hi Mallorie, I’m Shane!” and the rest is history. Shane proposed to Mallorie on her 25th birthday. She had opened all of her presents from her family and was getting ready to end her day when Shane announced he had one more present, pulled out a ring, and proposed! Continue reading »

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Advice for Colorado Senior Portraits

When I had my own high school senior portraits done an unspeakable number of years ago, options were limited to going to a studio, and doing two photos. One in a cap and gown, and one in a suit and tie. That was it. Luckily the options today are not nearly so limited. When I photograph senior portraits here in Colorado, I try to really capture students’ personalities in amazing mountain scenery. The following is a selection of some of my favorite examples of senior portraits over the years, and some advice to get the most out of your session. Continue reading »

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Elyse and Kerry’s Breckenridge Wedding

Venue: Main Street Station

Hair and Makeup: Breck Hair Company

Elyse and Kerry were hoping for snow for their Breckenridge wedding, and although it didn’t snow during the day, there was plenty of snow capped mountains in the background. They met in high school, but lost touch when Kerry was in the military. Years later they met back up in Florida, and the rest is history.  Continue reading »

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Tait and Beth’s Mountain Elopement

Ceremony Venue: Sapphire Point

Reception Venue: Sweet Basil, Vail

Tait and Beth came up to Breckenridge, Colorado from Denver for an intimate mountain wedding with close friends and family. Being a little smaller allowed us to make several stops between the ceremony location on Lake Dillon, to the reception in Vail, Colorado.  Continue reading »

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