Lilac-filled Engagement Photos| Angela & Bryan

Such gorgeous engagement photos among lovely purple lilacs ~ what could be better on a spring Colorado Springs day?   Bryan and Angela met at work;  he was kind and attentive, she, radiant as ever.  It wasn’t long before he had her heart and soon after, they were planning their life together. Angela had one […]

Nick & Erin, Dog Park Engagement Session

I’m so excited to share this engagement portrait session!  Spending time outside in nature and with each other is what Nick and Erin like to do, so out we went for their engagement portraits.  Springs’ residents don’t just love their dogs;  we take them everywhere possible.  So, it made perfect sense to bring Marley along.  […]

Sara + Joseph’s Cheyenne Mountain wedding

    Sara & Joseph’s wedding was as full of life as they are!  Their wedding day was filled with hand-crafted amazingness, lovingly brought together by both families.  Personal details were throughout, like lace from Sara’s mother’s wedding dress both on her own dress and her veil.  The bride put a shock of blue around […]

Rebecca + Matt | Americana backyard barn wedding

There’s nothing quite like the happiness you get when a client tells you they were referred by someone you photographed many, many years ago.  Such is Matt and Rebecca’s wedding, referred by their neighbor.  These wonderful neighbors are also the ones whose eldest son put together the hors d’oeuvres and desserts, which were ah-mazing!! Both […]

Reva & Jeremy’s Colorful Penny Arcade Engagement

When I first talked to Reva about her and Jeremy’s wedding, everything was colorful.  They were having special Converse made and everyone in the wedding party was going to wear colorful Cons.  They love playing video games together, and in fact, it was her idea to have their engagement portraits done at the Manitou Springs […]

Lily and Berto Decided on Forever!

There’s something amazingly radiant about these two.  Maybe it’s Lily’s infectious smile, or the way he melts when she looks at him.  Definitely, these two are an amazing match.  We had ourselves a great time hanging out in Old Colorado City, capturing the afternoon’s gorgeous light and the feel of the place.  I absolutely love […]

Rosalinda + Brandon’s Steampunk Inspired Engagement Portraits

Now, I like to have fun, and I like my people a little funky.  That made this portrait session all that much more fun!  Head on over to the historic Rock Ledge Ranch, add a bit of steampunk style in to it and you got some fun in store.  RosaLinda and Brandon are planning their […]

Sharay + Kevin’s Green Mountain Falls engagement session

Sharay and Kevin are planning a winter wedding in idyllic, beautiful Green Mountain Falls.  Such a beautiful, small mountain town that is also Kevin’s childhood home.   So quintessentially Colorado! Seriously Sharay, gorgeous.  Love, love, LOVE those beautiful eyes!! A perfect February day to photograph your engagement portraits and celebrate your love.  Very much looking forward […]

Joseph & Sara Engagement Highlights!

Joseph and Sara’s families met at church years ago. Both were a little smitten, but it took a couple of years for that to work its way in to this beautiful relationship they have today. Sara, being a Colorado girl at heart and world class rock scrambler, it felt just right for us to take […]

What to ask (and tell) your photographer

Let me start off by saying this is not another shot list post.  Any pro who has been photographing weddings for years knows all the major groupings of images.  Basics?  Check. What’s really going to set your wedding apart are the details you thoughtfully put in.  If your photographer is like me and loooooves to […]

How on Earth do you Find Your Perfect Wedding Photographer?!

Ain’t THAT the million dollar question of almost every bride-to-be out there? Photographic style:  With words like Photojournalism, traditional, lifestyle, natural light; it’s no wonder one of the first questions you want to ask is “How much do you charge?”  Now, budget is a valid consideration, but shouldn’t be your first deciding factor.  Try these […]

Bridal Festival at Antler’s Hotel in Colorado Springs

Cara and I had so much fun yesterday meeting and connecting with so many at the Bridal Festival yesterday at the Antler’s Hotel in Colorado Springs.  We were showing wedding images on iPads, connecting with brides, and having a blast of a time with the DJ next door.   Such a GREAT day! (Tony the Tiger […]

Philip + Hannah | Colorado Fall Engagement Portraits

    Philip and Hannah have known each other for years, but it wasn’t till a few months ago that the chemistry started sparking and these two really noticed each other. I’ve known both their families for better part of a decade now, and am totally enjoying seeing these two in love!   Hannah, you […]

Surprise Engagement!

While photographing an extended family portrait yesterday, I’m just going about my business having fun, laughing and smiling with everyone and then comes this big surprise! I should have known something was up by his smug grin. 😀     A couple snaps in, Seth turns, gets down on one knee and proposes to his […]

Andrew + Heather’s Cheyenne Mountain Wedding, pt 2

Such a beautiful day for Heather and Andrew’s wedding with a view.  The 360 degree views offered by Cheyenne Mountain State Park are breathtaking.  With Cheyenne Mountain behind and Colorado Springs in the valley below, nature itself adorned this wedding site. LOVE this unique Bird and Bees theme.  The ladies wore birds on lapels, in […]