Engagment Photo in Ridgway, Co

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This Ridgway Engagement Session was gorgeous! This sweet couple flew in from Los Angles, California to spend time with family and search for the perfect Wedding Venue here in Montrose, Colorado. I’ve been taking photos of Marissa’s cousin, Taryn, for a few years now. When she referred me and asked if I was available I […]

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This Ridgway Engagement Session was gorgeous! This sweet couple flew in from Los Angles, California to spend time with family and search for the perfect Wedding Venue here in Montrose, Colorado. I’ve been taking photos of Marissa’s cousin, Taryn, for a few years now. When she referred me and asked if I was available I […]

Engagment Photo in Ridgway, Co

I loved this Summer Family Mini Session. I’ve had the pleasure to take this family’s photos previously and they always show up with the best coordinated outfits! Their kids are super sweet, they are easy going, and so photogenic aka a photographers dream. Audra was the winner of my Christmas giveaway in 2022 so in […]

Family photographer

This Gunnison Colorado Family Session, was so much fun! One of the aspects I love most about my career is how it brings people back together. Kimberly, reached out to me in September acquiring about a family session, and I was so excited to make it happen. Heres the fun part of this session, the […]

Gunnison Family Photographer

If you are stressing about Choosing your Wedding Venue, then this blog is for you. There are a million decisions to make when you are planning a wedding and choosing the perfect venue for your big day is an important one. My goal for this blog is to give you a place to start, the […]

Choosing your Wedding Venue

This late fall family session was so sweet! Their son, recently engaged, two teenage girls, mom and dad, and the most adorable little 2 year old girl made for a super fun session. It was the last week of November so the temperatures in Western Colorado were starting to drop pretty drastically. The sun starts […]

Late Fall Family Session

The much awaited and anticipated Groom’s Guide. Look, I know, there is a A LOT of focus on the Bride on Wedding Days, as there should be! But, Groom, you are important too! I’m going to try to answer all of my most common questions I get about the Grooms, details, all the things. Let’s […]

The Grooms Guirde

This Extended Family Session was so much fun! I’ve been taking photos for the Morgan family for a few years now. This session is extra special because parents, siblings, and grandparents got to join. The grandparents celebrated a big (I believe 60th) anniversary! We recreated some old photos, updated new ones, and created some magic. […]

Anniversary Extended Family Session

My first Telluride Family Session! So much fun! I’ve shot in Telluride before but never for a family! My last one in Telluride was this gorgeous Wedding! Jen reached out to me months prior to her session to inquire about booking an epic fall spot for her family in September. And oh man, did we […]

Telluride Colorado Photographer

Natural VS Artificial Light, is there really a big difference? Short answer: YES! There is actually a HUGE difference in the type of light you are using. Here’s my disclaimer- I know, follow, and admire many photographers who LOVE their off camera flash (OCF) system and swear by it. They live for the high and […]

Natural VS artificial light

I’m so excited to share our Grand Mesa Family Photos! Every year I take our family photos and select a new location. Last year was Silver Jack, the year prior Ridgway State Park. This year might just be my favorite ever. Though, the ones at RSP were extra special because I was pregnant with our […]

Grand Mesa Family Photos

This Fall Senior Session was incredible! Dana was so much fun to work with! I had to the pleasure of taking her brother’s senior photos a couple years back! It’s always fun to meet siblings. I love photographing seniors and hearing about what their future plans are. We drove up Davewood Rd for this session […]

Senior Fall Session

I have been wanting to do a shoot with my Littles in Wedding Dresses for years. A while ago I saw on this idea on Pinterest. A mom had taken out her wedding dress from storage and put her 3-4 yr old daughter in it. I thought it was the sweetest idea and I’ve been […]

Littles In Wedding Dresses Photo Session

This was an awesome Aspiring Photographer Session. It’s always a compliment when someone chooses me to take their photos. It’s even more complimentary when an aspiring photographer asks you to take their photos! I got to work with Gunnison before when I took his family’s photos a couple years back. It was a really fun […]

This Autumn Colorado Wedding is incredible. It will forever be one of my favorite weddings I was honored to photograph. The bride, Jillian, wanted a simple wedding with their closest family with an elopement feel. It was done beautifully. I feel so lucky to have photographed in some of the most beautiful places in Colorado. […]

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A few of my favorite things- Christmas Edition is this week’s blog. Perfectly fitting too! We are right in the middle of this incredible holiday season. I am overjoyed to be writing this. If you know me, you know that from September is my favorite time of year. I love everything about those months. But, […]

A few of my favorite things- christmas edition

Headshots FAQ a long time coming. I probably get more questions about headshot sessions than I do any others (minus weddings). So, my goal here is to help you feel more prepared and excited about your headshot sessions. First, I’m going to be answering why professional headshots matter, when to get them, and where to […]

Headshots FAQ

These Golf Course Family Session came out so good! Debra initially called me because her family was having a family reunion in town and wanted to capture everyone while they were all together! It was also her dad’s 80th birthday! So much to celebrate! I’ve known Debra for quite a few years, she has the […]

Golf Course Family Session

This Mental Health Awareness session was fantastic. One of the best things about my career is that I get to work alongside incredible people doing incredible things. This session was just that. Maria is my kid’s piano teacher. She is an extremely talented musician and has done some pretty cool things on her journey. You […]

Mental health awareness portrait session

There is a whole list of Things I didn’t expect as a Photographer. Some of them are super obvious in retrospect, some are just down right hilarious, and some still catch me by surprise. If you are a Photographer – I think you will totally relate! If you are just breaking into the industry, this […]

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This Dallas Creek Photo Session was magical. It also just happen to be with one of my most favorite families ever! I’ve been photographing this family since I started photography and I look forward to their session every year! I love watching these sweet girls grow with every passing session. They are incredible sweet together […]

Family Photo at Ridgway State park

This Rocky Mountain National Park Elopement was incredible! My first elopement and I couldn’t love it more! Austin and Jessica chose Sprague Lake and it was the perfect background for their big day. I love capturing wedding days, every part of the day! But my favorite part, by far is towards the end when we […]

Rocky Mountain National Park Elopement

All Things Fall! All things fall is what I’m covering in this week’s blog. My favorite coziest drinks to warm up with, goodies we make with our apple haul, my love for autumn decor (with links), where it all started, and of course, the best time for fall photos! My husband always jokes with me […]

Apple Cake Photo

If you love Western Colorado you will love this San Juan Mountain Engagement. This session was incredible. With the best clear skies with the cleanest light and a beautiful fun couple! Photographing Kimberly and Malykai was such a pleasure! After a few obstacles of rescheduling due to life, weather, and sickness we finally were able […]

San Juan Mountain Engagement Session

This Telluride Wedding hit differently. It was beautiful in every way. It was full of joy, immaculate scenery, and tons of wedding guests sharing in their new chapter. There was also a remarkable story of beauty from ashes. Both Steve and Angie are widowed. They both have extremely tragic stories. They both trusted God through […]

Telluride Wedding

This Crystal Lake Session is going to forever by one my very favorite’s. It was my first time at this location and I can honestly say, it was worth the scary drive! Crystal Lake is a gorgeous little spot right off of Red Mountain Pass. It is roughly about 12-15 minutes up the pass when […]

I am so excited to write this Wedding Planning 101 blog. So often, when I meet with brides to be, they tell me how overwhelmed they are with the mass amount of decisions and planning that lies ahead of them. Wedding Planning is incredible! You get to plan your day exactly how you want it. […]

New Jersey Wedding Photographer

This Perona Farm NJ Wedding might go down as one of my top favorite days ever. From the rehearsal dinner to after party, everything was just phenomenal. Lauren + Paul got engaged in October and it was such a magical moment. If you missed that post check here. It was incredible to watch Paul to […]

Perona Farms Wedding Photographer

This Delta Colorado Ranch Wedding was beautiful. It took place on private property and the bride and groom were surrounded by tons of family and friends! The property had tons of ponds, beautiful big trees, horses, and so much space for everyone to come together. The weather this day was also perfect. We were so […]

Delta Colorado Ranch Wedding

Look no further, I have your Senior Photo Prep Guide right here. All your most asked questions answered, style guide, do’s and don’ts, and location suggestions in one spot. I photograph a ton of seniors so I am excited to dive into this. A quick note: (As with many of my blogs) these answers, suggestions, […]

Senior Photo Prep Guide

I am in love with this venue! This Palisade Winery Couple Session was a blast! It was my first time visiting Clark & Co’s Distilling, but definitely won’t be my last! We did this session in March so unfortunately nothing is quite green or in bloom here in Western Colorado. But, it was beautiful nonetheless. […]

Palisade Colorado Photo session

This Private Ranch Wedding was incredible. Cole and Jordan tied the knot on Sept 3 of 2022 on Cole’s grandmother’s private ranch. They have over 600 acres of land on their property and you could see the horizon for miles. It is one of my favorite Weddings to date. Jordan booked her Wedding about a […]

Colorado Golden Hour Wedding Portraits

This engagement session at Ridgway State Park had it all! Que the beautiful sunsets, golden glowing mountains, clear skies, a sweet beautiful couple, and plenty of laughs, it was gorgeous. Ya know what else is amazing? Being able to capture my clients through all of their adventures. Documenting the biggest landmarks and moments in their […]

Ridgway State Park CO Engagement Photo

JD + Charley’s Wedding day was full of love and the most gorgeous golden hour sunset! I loved every minute of it! This wedding really made me fall in love with my career so much more! Truly, being a wedding photographer is so much more than just taking pictures of that one day. If you’ve […]

bride and groom wedding day photo

This summer mountain top engagement session was so much fun! Torrance and Damon are so sweet together and it definitely came through in their photos. They made everything flow smoothly and were great to work with. Originally, our plans were to take engagement photos up at Rife Falls, but had to reschedule due to sickness. […]

engagement photography

Todd + Amanda tied the knot on May 28th of 2022, it was a well thought-out beautiful intricate wedding. They had a beautiful blend of modern and traditional with their own classy twist on it. The wedding was held locally in Western Colorado at Antler Ridge Wedding Venue, it was my first time shooting there, […]

bride and groom

When I think of examples of some of my very favorite family sessions, this one is pretty close to the top. This session was more of a drive than most, but it was so worth it. We took these in the heart of Mt. Crested Butte and it was nothing short of magical. Olivia reached […]

portrait in | Mt. Crested Butte CO

There is something extra special about maternity sessions. Becoming parents is life changing and every time I get to capture a glowing expecting mother I fall in love with my career all over again. This session was incredible. I have been honored to capture this couple’s biggest life’s moments- starting with their engagement, to their […]

maternity photo am photography

A beautiful and unexpected Mountain View Engagement. Krys contacted me a few months prior to her March photo session. Her fiancé (Ashton) and herself were coming up to Colorado to visit Ashton’s grandmother who was not going to be able to travel down to their upcoming wedding in New Mexico in the fall. They wanted […]

krys & ashton

So, he’s popped the question, you said YES! You’ve booked your engagement session and now you are wondering, what the heck am I supposed to wear? Where should we take our photos? What all do I need to know? There is a lot in involved in Preparing for your Engagement Session. But, I got you, […]

lauren & paul

Magical. This Top of the Pines Wedding was magical. Everything was completely beautiful and I am honored to have captured it. The bride and groom are gorgeous and their love is what fairytales are made of. Scroll through their engagement session and start to swoon! Honestly, it was so sweet! In fact, they fell in […]

Bride + Groom Wedding Portrait

This family came all the way from Louisiana! Mom contacted me before they came out here on a trip and wanted to see if I could take Addison’s senior photos while they were in Colorful Colorado! Isn’t that an awesome idea? Talk about having different photos than your classmates! I was so excited to head […]

Louisiana senior

My husband and I flew out just for this NJ Estate Gardens Proposal & Engagement session. My cousin’s boyfriend, Paul, reached out to me and asked if I could come out to photograph the special moment. Of course, I said yes! However, there was a catch- my cousin (and pretty much little sister), Lauren, couldn’t […]

lauren and paul