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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, Portrait

July 15, 2022

Tim + Jordan Maternity

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krys & ashton

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Krys contacted me a few months prior to her March photo session. Her fianc√© (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 to get some photos with her now, […]

Engagement

May 5, 2022

Krys + Ashton Engagement

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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? I got you, I got you! This blog is specific to my clients, if you’ve booked […]

Engagement, FAQ's, Tips

March 29, 2022

Preparing for your Engagement Session

lauren & paul
am bride and groom

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Magical. This wedding was magical. Everything was completely beautiful and I was honored to have captured it. The bride and groom are gorgeous and their love is what fairytales are made of. If you haven’t checked out their engagement session, head over here and look how beautiful it was! In fact, they fell in love […]

Wedding

March 23, 2022

Graff Wedding

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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 […]

Portrait, Senior

February 9, 2022

Addison Senior Session

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lauren and paul

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My husband and I flew out to New Jersey just for this proposal and 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 […]

Engagement

October 4, 2021

New Jersey Estate Gardens Proposal & Engagement

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You put a lot of thought into your wedding, there are guests lists, color schemes, venue choices, dinner arrangements, cake flavors, floral arrangements, etc . . . and of course you want your photos of the day to beautifully compliment and reflect those choices. Selecting a professional wedding photographer that you vibe with both in […]

FAQ's, Tips, Wedding

September 21, 2022

How to Have a Photography Friendly Wedding

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amanda and todd engagement

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Todd and Amanda are completely in love and perfect for one another. I met Amanda years ago, and was THRILLED when she reached out to me about photographing their engagement and wedding! We had some hiccups on this session but you’d never know by how the photos turned out. First, we were anxiously waiting for […]

Engagement

September 14, 2022

Cherry Blossom Engagement Session

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3 kids, Mom & Dad, a dog, some chickens, a couple of horses, a tractor, and a field of sunshine make for some fun and awesome family photos. These kids LOVE their animals, and I’m here for it. They raise them, care for them, and show some of them for their 4H work, it is […]

Family

September 8, 2022

Vidmar Family Session

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Family session in the orchard with cherry blossoms, does it get any better? It does, this was an adoption session. These two sweet little girls have a forever home and the amount of love that you could feel during this session can’t be overstated. What an honor to capture. Truly. The blooms in this part […]

Family

August 24, 2022

Zlmoke Family Session

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Learning how to pose yourself or your clients is a huge part of this industry. Posing can make or break a photo. If you’ve ever looked at a photo of yourself and thought ‘why the heck am I standing like that?’ and felt like you had to nix that photo, then you get it. As […]

FAQ's, Photography Education, Tips

August 2, 2022

Posing Tips

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nutritionist photos

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If you didn’t see Hannah’s first branding session. Jump over here first and check it out. Hannah is a sweet friend of mine who is a Registered Dietician. She is fantastic and specifically helps women over the ago of 40 to live healthier lives and improve their metabolism. Her family recently remodeled their entire kitchen […]

Branding

July 20, 2022

Nutritionist Branding Part 2

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Another beautiful senior for the books! Ellie was completely awesome and rocked her senior session. She warmed up to the camera quick and was so good at making all of the poses flow naturally. I always appreciate the kindness and patience of my clients, but when I’m pregnant, exhausted, and feel like a whale – […]

Portrait, Senior

July 7, 2022

Ellie Senior Session

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plein aire photography

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Photographing Barbara plein air in the mountains was a fantastic experience. To be honest, one of my favorite things is to photograph passion. Whatever you love most is what I want to capture. Sometimes this is your spouse, your kids, your family, your hobby, or career. In Barbara’s case, it is her oil pastels. She […]

Branding, Portrait

June 16, 2022

Plein Air Portrait Session

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So many things I could name that I love and wouldn’t want to live without! But, I started thinking what are some things I could totally do without? The list was bigger than I thought! So here’s my list of some things I am not a fan of. Avocados: I know I am going to […]

My Story

June 9, 2022

I could live without it

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