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Olympic National Park Washington Engagement Photos | Ashlee & Tyler

Filed in : Destination, Engagement

We had the whole lake to ourselves as we watched the sun rise over the mountains. ✨ The trees surrounding Lake Crescent were glowing, and the crystal clear blue water looked even more pretty. We immediately knew this view was worth waking up early and driving in the dark. But first, let’s back up. πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘‡ […]

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Rocky Mountain National Park Colorado Marriage Proposal | Kevin & Amanda

Filed in : Destination, Proposal

Amanda & Kevin stood on an overlook at Rocky Mountain National Park, gazing out at sunny layers of mountains.πŸ”Β  They were ready for a day of hiking in the park Amanda had visited countless times as a native Coloradoan. It was Kevin’s first time there, so Amanda expected that she’d spend the day showing him […]

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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. πŸ€©πŸœπŸ™ŒΒ  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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Garden of the Gods Elopement Wedding Photographer Colorado

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

Filed in : Destination, Wedding

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 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

Filed in : Destination, Wedding

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. They’re also a way to make your engagement photos even more unique, with spectacular photos and a memorable experience! Of course, it can be fun to […]

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Adventurous Phoenix, Arizona Desert Photos | Lindsey & Jack

Filed in : Destination, Engagement

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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