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Boulder Brewery Engagement

Even though I’m not from Colorado originally, I’ve embraced the dogs + microbrew lifestyle 100%. So when Kelly and Nick mentioned that they have three goofy dogs and like to visit breweries, it was a no-brainer to combine these activities for their Boulder brewery engagement session. With the most perfect fall weather, we started off with a…
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Lionsquare Lodge Wedding | Vail wedding photographer | J La Plante Photo

Vail Wedding

Being avid skiers, Jesse and I absolutely love Vail in the winter; it might possibly be our favorite mountain (shhh, don’t tell Beaver Creek). However, it’s just as spectacular in the summer, especially when you invite your favorite friends and family up to 8,000 ft. for a celebration. So when Andrea and Shawn asked us…
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Wedgewood Wedding | Boulder wedding photographer | J La Plante Photo

Wedgewood Wedding

Our next wedding came right on the heels of Saturday’s Mon Cheri wedding. Sydney & Ben tied the knot at Wedgewood on Boulder Creek on their seventh anniversary. Though they’ve already been through so much together, you can tell just by watching them that the best is yet to come. Starting with a honeymoon in…
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Mon Cheri wedding | Estes Park Wedding photographer | J La Plante Photo

Mon Cheri Wedding

We met Erin and Wade because of a Powerpoint presentation. Erin assembled it to persuade Wade, an analytical type, to book us as their photographers (we hear there were animations involved). And boy are we glad it worked because we got to spend a beautiful Saturday with the couple at their super fun Mon Cheri…
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Rustic mountain wedding | Colorado Wedding photographer | J La Plante Photo

Shadow Mountain Ranch Wedding

Here’s some life advice: marry someone who will have inflatable raptor fights with you. Leigh and Tyler are lucky to have found their raptor fight partners in each other. Their dinosaur-themed Shadow Mountain Ranch wedding was the perfect laid-back party to celebrate their marriage. The day started with their first look by a quiet stream…
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River Bend Wedding | Estes Park wedding photographer | J La Plante Photo

River Bend Wedding

Perhaps the most amazing thing about weddings in Colorado is the fantastic natural beauty of the surroundings. Katy and Adam’s River Bend wedding was no different. Not only was the location impressive, combining red sandstone, a cool river, and bright green trees, they made sure to incorporate Colorado’s wild nature into their wedding details. The…
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Chatfield Botanic Gardens wedding | Denver Wedding photographer | J La Plante Photo

Chatfield Gardens Wedding

It’s been a season of firsts for us – from a nighttime portrait with the Denver skyline in the background to a pre-wedding snowboarding shoot at Beaver Creek. And while we’ve had plenty of adorable dogs and children as ring bearers, last weekend was the first time we had a mini-pig trot the rings down…
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City Park engagement photos | Denver engagement photographer | J La Plante Photo

Larimer Square Engagement

Those of you who know us know our propensity for always trying something new and different. Well, we had the holy grail of photo shoots  for our Larimer Square engagement on Thursday evening:  beautiful sunset, perfect weather, new equipment to try out and a couple who was enthusiastic about letting us work on some fresh techniques. Joe is a…
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University of Denver Wedding | Denver wedding photographer | J La Plante Photo

University of Denver Wedding

There’s a lot you can say about Colorado, but you certainly can’t say the weather here is boring. We saw clouds, a little bit of sun popping out, light drizzle, torrential downpour, snow flurries, and even graupel at Alliy and Phil’s University of Denver wedding on Saturday. But I was most impressed by the couple’s attitudes through the entire day. They…
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