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Denver Micro Wedding

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We had the most epic Alt Session planned for Emily and Jake. I was in the midst of arranging locations and timing right around mid-March. So, yeah. That didn’t happen. But I feel like we ended up with the brightest cloud lining; instead, we got to join Emily and Jake and their families for a backyard…
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How to Get Blue Hour Wedding Photos

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A couple months ago, we wrote a post all about how to get epic sunset wedding photos. But what if it’s overcast on your wedding day and the sunset is kind of lame? Not to worry because blue hour you’re your back! We’ve been shooting in Colorado since 2008 and taking blue hour wedding photos…
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Loveland Pass Engagement

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Michelle and Dan’s Loveland Pass engagement session came as a surprise to Michelle. Granted, she thought that she’d be taking photos that day and in that location. But she also thought that it would be Dan setting up a camera to capture some images of their family vacation to the Rocky Mountains. Dan is no stranger to photography, so this had become an expected part of any of their adventures together. Little did she know, she’d be heading back to Delaware with a gorgeous rock of her own.
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Airplane Engagement

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While Jesse and I have our own photo “bucket list,” we always love when couples have a crazy idea of their own for an Alt Session. Heather and John not only had their own idea, they had already been in touch with the Palm Spring Air Museum about doing a potential airplane engagement session. Having…
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Vail Elopement

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We seriously get all the best clients. Like Ashleigh and Tony, who proved that they’d not only follow us into a desert for their White Sands National Park Alt Session, they’d trek to the top of a mountain for their Vail elopement!
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How Much do Wedding Photographers Cost?

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So, you’re planning your wedding. You’ve set your date and you’ve booked your venue. Now it’s time to start thinking about hiring a photographer to capture your day. The first question on your mind is probably “How much do wedding photographers cost?” It’s a great question, but it’s one that takes a little time to…
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Intimate Colorado Elopement

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It’s kind of an understatement to say that weddings have changed in the past few months. But in spite of a global pandemic, it’s so heartwarming to see couples finding unique ways to celebrate, like Madeline and Steve did with their intimate Colorado elopement. Originally, Madeline and Steve’s wedding was already going to be fairly…
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How to Get Epic Sunset Wedding Photos

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We’ve all seen epic mountain wedding sunset photos that blow our minds and make us think things like “Holy sh*t, I wish I had a photo like that.” You’re in the right place! In this article, we’re going to discuss exactly how to get epic sunset wedding photos without upsetting the flow of the wedding…
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Top 10 Best Wedding Venues in Colorado

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Colorado is absolutely jam-packed with natural beauty and it’s no secret that there are a multitude of jaw-dropping wedding venues all over the state. Moira and I often joke that anywhere you can pull your car off on the side of the road is probably fit to be a new venue site. Colorado is just…
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Eloping in Colorado

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A couple weeks ago, we wrote a post about whether or not you should consider having a small wedding to stay safe in the time of COVID-19. Event sizes are likely to be limited for the foreseeable future, which means that if you’re getting married this summer, you might need to either whittle down your…
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20 Wedding Photos That Will Tug at Your Heart Strings

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For the third and final installment of our “20 Wedding Photos” series, we’ve gone back through our archives of candid wedding photography and pulled a selection of poignant wedding moments that never fail to bring a little mist to our eyes. But don’t worry. There’s no sadness present here! These are tears of joy, wedding…
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20 Wedding Photos Guaranteed to Make You Laugh

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Just for fun last week, we posted 20 Wedding Photos That Will Put a Smile on Your Face since we figured that we can all probably use as many smiles as we can get these days. We had so much fun going back through the archives and reliving all those happy wedding moments, we though…
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