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Garden of the Gods Colorado Springs Adventure Photos | Whitney & Parker

Filed in : Destination, Engagement

Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs. 🤩🏜🙌  It’s one of the most epic places in Colorado, and I’d say, the whole country. This place is a paradise for anyone who’s as addicted to red rock landscapes as I am. I met up with Whitney & Parker for a destination couples’ adventure session. They’ve lived […]

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Romantic Garden Micro Wedding at Justine’s Secret House | Emily & Sam

Filed in : Destination, Wedding

I’m so excited to share Emily & Sam’s incredible micro wedding on the blog today! Emily told me she wanted their wedding to feel like an elegant garden dinner party, and that’s exactly how it turned out! Like so many couples this year, their wedding plans were hit HARD by Covid-19. This is actually the […]

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Garden of the Gods Colorado Springs Couples’ Session | Destination Adventure Photographer

Filed in : Destination, Engagement

Y’all know I’m all about the red rocks, so when I had the opportunity to photograph Amanda & Kevin at Garden of the Gods park in Colorado, Springs, I was PUMPED! They woke up super early, drove down from Denver, and met me at sunrise. My Airbnb was literally touching the park, so I got […]

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Now Sapphire Riviera Cancún Mexico Destination Beach Wedding | Miranda & Ian

Filed in : Destination, Wedding

Imagine yourself sipping a mojito with your feet in the sand, palm trees swaying overhead, Caribbean music drifting through the wind. Is there anything better? I was lucky enough to photograph not one but TWO weddings for Miranda & Ian! In September, they were officially married during a beautiful backyard ceremony in Texas. It was […]

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Colorado Springs Backyard Mountainside Micro Wedding | Carsyn & Luke

Filed in : Destination, Wedding

If you’re stuck at home and craving a vacation, than pull on your hiking boots and coziest sweater, and get ready to scroll through Carsyn & Luke’s Colorado destination wedding photos! They were married this weekend at Luke’s parents’ house in the mountains near Colorado Springs. Their backyard has a beautiful view, and it felt […]

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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

Filed in : Destination, Engagement

SKYLAR & LANCE ⛰ 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

Filed in : Destination, Engagement

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!

Filed in : Destination, Engagement

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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