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Outer Banks, North Carolina Destination Beach Wedding | Kirsten & Matt

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When Kirsten & Matt first met, they connected right way over their love for the beach. It was the first thing Kirsten noticed about his Bumble profile. Well, that and his “sexy arms and blue eyes.” 🀣 So when they got engaged (see the photos!) and started planning their wedding, they quickly decided on Outer […]

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Durango, Colorado Lakeside Adventure Couples’ Photos | Skylar & Lance

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SKYLAR & LANCE β›° I actually don’t have the words to describe how much I love this couple and the photos we took together in Durango. Their photos are adventurous, romantic, and straight up WILD at times. We ran around, got stuck in the mud, and had so much fun. 😜 They met during college […]

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Ithaca, New York Destination Wedding at La Tourelle | Carolyn & Mark

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When I met Carolyn & Mark last year at Mark’s proposal in Austin, we clicked right away. It took me about 10 seconds to realize how fun and friendly they are. Not to mention, they’re incredibly cute together in front of the camera. Shortly after Mark’s proposal, they asked me about photographing their wedding in […]

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Adventurous Destination Albuquerque Couples’ Photos | Haylee & Jon

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While on our road trip last week, I met up with Haley & Jon for an adventure photo session in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The mountains surrounding the city are gorgeous, and we saw an amazing sunset with some crazy storm clouds rolling in over the mountains. The weather changed drastically throughout the session. Every few […]

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Considering a Destination Engagement Session? Read this!

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What’s a Destination Engagement Session? A “destination engagement session” is exactly what it sounds like: Taking your engagement photos in a special city/state/national park instead of where you live or where you’re getting married. They’re also a way to make your engagement photos even more unique, with spectacular photos and a memorable experience! Of course, […]

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Sedona, Arizona Adventure Engagement Photos | Cece & Enrique

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One year ago when Matt & I visited Sedona, Arizona for the first time, we instantly fell in love with the town and the unique red rock landscape 😍 I was so happy that Cece & Enrique’s engagement photos brought me back! It was an insanely fun and creative shoot. First of all, you only […]

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Adventurous Phoenix, Arizona Desert Photos | Lindsey & Jack

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ARIZONA. One of my favorite places on Earth. I love the southwest, saguaro cacti, bright sunlight, desert mountains, all of it. Traveling across the country to photograph couples in incredible landscapes is a DREAM JOB. (Yes, that deserves to be in all caps, bold, and italics.) Lindsey & Jack’s adventurous photo session was way too […]

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Telluride, Colorado Snowy Winter Engagement Photos | Alyssa & Zach

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An incredible sunrise, endless snowy mountains, and an awesome couple (who happen to be my brother-in-law and future sister-in-law, Alyssa & Zach)! Two years ago, we celebrated Matt’s parents’ anniversary at Purgatory Ski Resort in Durango, where they went on their honeymoon over 30 years ago. This year, they invited us on another ski trip […]

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Seattle, Washington Adventure Elopement | Alexandra & Garrett

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Dirty boots, a boho dress, and incredible mountains around us. Alexandra & Garrett are insanely cool for being willing (and excited!) to run around Rattlesnake Lake in Washington with me for this elopement shoot. They first met at a wedding in Colorado where Alexandra was the coordinator and Garrett was a guest. She lived in […]

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Adventurous Rattlesnake Lake Washington Couples’ Photos

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Emma & Joab have know each other since they were kids. They met in middle school choir class, were friends in high school, and secretly liked each other all along. Joab says he was super awkward and nervous around Emma, and based on their stories, he’s not kidding πŸ˜‚ His friends set them up on […]

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