Monthly Archives: June 2014

Alison & Paul ~ Denver Botanic Gardens Wedding

denver wedding botanic gardens colorado bride and groom portraitThe importance of family. This was what Alison & Paul talked about when we first met. And it struck a chord – because in the blending of their lives they are blending their families as well, and I love how they honored that. Their wedding ceremony at the Denver Botanic Gardens was a mid-day affair – surrounded by their immediate family under a canopy of trees in the Woodland Mosaic. It was lovely and personal and intimate. A captivating celebration of their love. denver botanic gardens outdoor wedding ceremony woodland mosaic solarium chuppah

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Congratulations, Alison & Paul – it has been such a pleasure being your photographer. Thank you. My heartfelt wishes to you both!

Ceremony Venue - Denver Botanic Gardens
Wedding Dress Shop - Little White Dress
Florist -  Newberry Brothers
CateringFooters
Cake Shop -  Mulberries
OfficiantRabbi Brian Immerman
Reception Venue- Solera Restaurant

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Clock Tower Engagement Session ~ Danielle & Paul

clocktower downtown denver engagement portrait colorado weddingSo thrilled to meet Danielle & Paul for their downtown Denver engagement session at the Clock Tower. A couple of favorites from our session.♥clocktower downtown denver engagement portrait session urban industrialartistic portraitthe clocktower historic building downtown denver engagement session artistic

Congratulations, you two – thank you! I cannot wait for your Aspen mountain wedding later this summer. Special thanks to Frosted Pink Weddings for introducing us!

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Alison & Paul ~ Denver Botanic Gardens Wedding

bride and groom and chihuly glass sculpture denver botanic gardens wedding coloradoCongratulations, Alison & Paul! Your Denver Botanic Gardens wedding yesterday was spectacular – just a peek with the Chihuly sculpture in the Japanese Gardens ♥

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Abby & Robert ~ Married! ♥

wedding country club colorado denver bride and groom lake Abby & Robert.  These two light up the world around each other and it was an absolute honor to be a part of their Denver wedding. They love each other deeply, and judging from the 20 (!) toasts at the rehearsal dinner  (plus a bunch more at the wedding) it’s evident that they are deeply loved by their friends and family too.

The day was beyond perfect – from the picturesque backdrop of the Country Club Bowling Green for the ceremony, to the tree canopy adorned with lanterns and market lights for the reception – everything dreamy and magical. And the night was wild and raucous; the band Tunisia was AMAZING! This entire event was all about celebration – there was laughter and joy and FUN. CRAZY fun.  Because really, the moment that anyone says that one of their traditions that they plan on incorporating into the reception is going to be a ‘worm dance contest’… well, you know right then and there that it is a perfect fit. ♥

A few favorites..

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and finally, ending the night with a sparkler exit denver colorado wedding sparkler departure country club bride and groomCongratulations Abby & RoLo! ♥ From the bottom of my heart I thank you for having me be your photographer. My warmest wishes to you both!

 

A little vendor love:

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Abby & Robert ~ Colorado Wedding

colorado wedding country club in denver bride and groom portraitWe’re in the midst of another fabulous wedding season, and I am SO excited to share a few highlights of the loveliness that was Abby & Robert’s wedding. More to come, I promise…

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Congratulations, Abby & Robert!

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