After being snowed out twice, Jamie and Brian’s engagement session at the Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs finally became a reality. This is an absolutely magical landscape to shoot in. I was glad to have the off camera Profoto lights with me so we could keep shooting even at dusk. We had a great time spending the afternoon together and I’m very much looking forward to their wedding this summer at Chautauqua in Boulder.
Amy brought many creative ideas to her engagement session in Boulder, Colorado. She brought their colorful cruiser bikes and matched her shirt color with the bike (she loves pink). She brought a fun bride and groom theater mask and a framed print of their wedding date. Adding a few props and coordinating clothing and colors adds some spontaneous fun to their engagement session and pop to their photos. We’ve designed a fantastic guest sign in book from their shoot (with a pink spine on the cover of course.)
Surrounded by their grown children, their grandchildren and many friends, Rosie and Tim’s wedding at the Greenbriar in the foothills of Boulder was an inspiring event. Highlights for me were Rosie’s red wedding dress and the dance done by Tim’s daughter and brother (both professional dancers) telling the story of their courtship. It’s never to late for a second chance to find true love.
Sometimes people have such an infectious laugh you just can’t help but smile and join them. Jonna and Chris laugh a lot. In making each other happy, they make everyone else around them happy. It was a joy to be their wedding photographer. The day started with getting ready at the Hotel Boulderado and the ceremony was at the Greenbriar Inn, just outside Boulder. I loved the scalloped icing on this wedding cake, mirroring the shape of the rose pedals.
I’ve been lucky enough this year to photograph many of my daughters friends. It’s been amazing to watch many of the young women grow up since Kindergarten. We started Cassidy’s photo shoot with some urban scenes in downtown Boulder. We had a bit of fun with the street performer playing on the corner. Cassidy is a swimmer so we ended the day actually in Boulder Creek!