Melanie & Mark ~ engaged!

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Sara & Arun ~ Four Seasons Vail Wedding

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Congratulations, Sarah & Arun! It has been such a pleasure being your photographer, and I wish you a world of happiness together. ♥

Much appreciation to the incredible team of event professionals who contributed their talents to this amazing wedding:

Paulette & Rod ~ Broadmoor Wedding

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The more we get together, the happier we’ll be.

Paulette and Rod exude a kind of joy that makes your heart sing. Their laughter and happiness is infectious, and you can’t help but be swept away by their love story. It was an absolute delight working with them and capturing their wedding at the Broadmoor. And I cannot sing high enough praises to Nina with Nina Nichols Austin Weddings as well as Lindsey and the entire team at The Broadmoor and Design Works for their sublime talent creating this impeccable event.

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Much gratitude to the incredible team of event professionals who contributed their magic to this event:

Congratulations, Paulette & Rod!

broadmoor wedding ceremony lakeside terrace flower arch colorado springs designworksCongratulations, Paulette & Rod!! Just a sweet peek of their incredible Broadmoor wedding ceremony, seamlessly coordinated by Nina Nichols Austin Weddings and incredible floral and decor by Design Works.  I can’t wait to share the rest of this stunning wedding! Stay tuned.. :)

Paulette & Rod ~ Rehearsal at The Broadmoor Cheyenne Mountain Lodge – part one

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