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

cheyenne mountain lodge rehearsal dinner wedding the broadmoor bride and groom portrait1 Paulette & Rod kicked off their wedding weekend festivities with a down-home Texas-inspired rehearsal dinner at The Broadmoor‘s Cheyenne Mountain Lodge. It was the perfect weekend, and the perfect way to start the celebration. Paulette & Rod are the kind of people that draw you in and make you feel like family. They are warm and sweet, vibrant and effusive, joyful and fun. And so clearly in love with each other. It was such a delight to work with them and be a part of capturing their story. I just adore these two, and I am so excited to share the highlights from part one of their wedding weekend. Special appreciation to Nina Austin of Nina Nichols Austin Weddings for her amazing attention to detail and impeccable coordination of the entire event, as well as to Lindsey and the entire staff at the Broadmoor – such a distinct pleasure! A few favorites ..

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Sarah & Arun ~ Four Seasons Vail Wedding

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Pamela & Brad ~ Keystone Ski Tip Lodge Wedding

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Jenny & Brett ~ Devil’s Thumb Ranch Wedding

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Chelsea & Kyle ~ DCPA Seawell Ballroom Wedding

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“You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!” ~ Dr Suess

I have been so excited to share Chelsea & Kyle’s fabulous DCPA Seawell Ballroom wedding. These two are such a delight – both are incredibly sweet and fun and absolutely adore each other. The entire day was infused with love and joy, and it was such an honor to be their photographer. A few favorites..

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