All posts tagged Spruce Mountain Ranch Wedding

How to Shoot a Wedding (Pt. 6): Family Photos

How to Shoot a Wedding (Pt. 6): Family Photos

In this blog series, How to Shoot a Wedding, we’ll be exploring, one by one, all of the “must haves” that need to be captured throughout the wedding day to create a well-rounded shoot. We’ll discuss the reasons each is important, examine some common challenges wedding photographers face in these situations (and how to overcome them), and provide a few insider tips for how to shoot like a professional. So grab your camera bag and let’s dive in… Continue reading →

How to Shoot a Wedding (Pt. 4): Portraits

How to Shoot a Wedding (Pt. 4): Portraits

In this blog series, How to Shoot a Wedding, we’ll be exploring, one by one, all of the “must haves” that need to be captured throughout the wedding day to create a well-rounded shoot. We’ll discuss the reasons each is important, examine some common challenges wedding photographers face in these situations (and how to overcome them), and provide a few insider tips for how to shoot like a professional. So grab your camera bag and let’s dive in… Continue reading →

How to Shoot a Wedding (Pt. 1): Setting the Scene

How to Shoot a Wedding (Pt. 1): Setting the Scene

In our new blog series, How to Shoot a Wedding, we’ll be exploring, one by one, all of the “must haves” that need to be captured throughout the wedding day to create a well-rounded shoot. We’ll discuss the reasons each is important, examine some common challenges wedding photographers face in these situations (and  how to overcome them), and provide a few insider tips for how to shoot like a professional. So grab your camera bag and let’s dive in…
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Why You Should Have Two Photographers

Why You Should Have Two Photographers

When hiring a wedding photographer, make sure to ask if they’ll be bringing along a second shooter.  This is a necessary luxury for several reasons. Continue reading →

The Reality of DIY Projects

The Reality of DIY Projects

We asked LaTasha Baldwin from Little Details, LLC, to share her expert perspective on do-it-yourself wedding details. LaTasha has over 18 years of event planning experience and has seen it all. Read on if you’re considering DIY for your wedding… Continue reading →

Jesse’s Top Five First Dance Songs (Pt. 2)

Jesse’s Top Five First Dance Songs (Pt. 2)

A couple years ago, I wrote a blog post on five songs that I’d like to hear played during a bride and groom’s first dance. Since then, I’ve come across a ton of other great music, so I thought it would be fun to revisit the the post. Without further ado, here are my top five unique first dance songs (part two). Continue reading →

6 Reasons to Have an Unplugged Wedding

6 Reasons to Have an Unplugged Wedding

With the technological advances of the past decade, the means to photograph digitally have been made available to everyone, and at a reasonable price. Be it a consumer-grade SLR, a compact point and shoot, or an iPhone or iPad, we can all snap pictures whenever a photo-op presents itself. Continue reading →

Lifting the Veil: On Pinterest

Lifting the Veil: On Pinterest

Navigating the wedding industrial complex can be tricky. That’s why our new series, Lifting the Veil, aims to set the record straight on some common beliefs held by engaged couples. We want you to be an informed consumer and a savvy wedding planner, so without further ado, let the myth busting begin…
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Best of 2015

Best of 2015

As we move into the new year, it’s time again to take a look back at some of our favorite photos from the past 12 months. 2015 was a great year for us with lots of travel: we ventured to the East Coast for a rustic wedding in Ogunquit, Maine, shot an elopement at Detroit’s majestic Fox Theatre, and returned to the awe-inspiring Maroon Bells in Aspen, a wedding which coincided with the first “Supermoon” eclipse since 1982. We also had the honor of photographing our first ever weddings at Copper Mountain Ski Resort, Spruce Mountain Ranch in Sedalia, and Black Canyon Inn in Estes Park. All in all, it was a spectacular year for us and we look forward to what 2016 has in store! Continue reading →

Spruce Mountain Ranch Wedding

Spruce Mountain Ranch Wedding

I had the sense this weekend that Colorado was rolling out the red carpet for all the Great American Beer Festival visitors. The sky was blue with a few white fluffy clouds, the temperature was perfect–not too hot, not too cold–and a light breeze rustled through the grass. It all combined for the kind of day everyone hopes they have on their wedding. Luckily for Brittany and Bryan, their Spruce Mountain Ranch wedding took place this weekend at the sprawling cattle ranch and event venue in Larkspur. Continue reading →