bride and groom portrait at snowy winter wedding

Wild Basin Lodge Wedding

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Wedding days will go wrong. They’ll be imperfect. But with the right attitude, they can be more enjoyable and create more lasting memories than a “perfect” wedding day. Nothing could have illustrated this better than Emily and Luther’s Wild Basin Lodge wedding last weekend! The Wednesday before their wedding found me shopping for snow chains…
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bride and groom to-be standing under waterfall at Ouzel Falls engagement session

Ouzel Falls Engagement

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Jesse and I prioritize the photographer/client relationship above all else. Not only is it important to our photography style, it’s important to your enjoyment of your own wedding. After all, your photographers are who you’ll spend the most time with on your wedding day. Well, I can confidently say after our 8-mile hike for Andi…
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bride and groom on city street at nighttime in downtown Denver

Brown Palace Wedding

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In the midst of a small lull in weddings, we are so excited to look back at Emily and Tyler’s Brown Palace wedding from last fall! This was our first time photographing in this illustrious building, but we hope it’s far from the last. We knew we liked Emily and Tyler from the moment we…
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wedding photographer lighting photos of bride and groom in Rocky Mountain National Park

Behind the Scenes (Pt. 3)

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It’s been a couple of years since we’ve posted our favorite wedding photography behind the scenes photos of us working. So, we thought it’s about time to do just that! This post encompasses most, but not all, of our shoots from the fall of 2019 right up to present day (the winter of 2022.) This,…
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bride and groom hiking in the snow

New Year’s Eve Wedding

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Most of the time when we book a December wedding, we don’t expect snow. The day inevitably ends up being 60 degrees and sunny. Last year, in particular, had been especially dry for Colorado. But at the last possible second, a snow globe settled over Estes Park, making Madelyne and Zach’s New Year’s Eve wedding…
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best wedding photos of 2021 Colorado wedding photographers J. La Plante Photo

Best of 2021

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It’s that time of year again when we take a moment to look back and reflect upon the previous 12 months’ worth of weddings and engagement shoots. This past year was our busiest wedding season to date, which made it extra difficult to whittle it down to our best wedding photos of 2021. We started…
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Dream Lake Engagement

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I’m not sure if Kenzie and Bo’s Dream Lake engagement session could have been any more authentically Colorado, swinging wildly between seasons like it wasn’t quite sure which month we were in. The adventure had the perfect mix of Type I and Type II fun that results in both an amazing experience and epic photos….
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