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Kristen & Mike | Estes Park Colorado Engagement Photographer

This couple is super special to me...we were introduced through a fellow photographer pal and hit it off right from the start. A salt to the earth kinda couple. He is hilarious and she, warm and doesn't take herself....or him too seriously! It just works for these two and there was no shortage of laughter during their shoot.

Their love story began in 2011 when Kristen got a job at the same company Mike worked for. One day Kristen overheard Mike talking about forming a volleyball team so she enthusiastically jumped in the conversation and told Mike how amazing she was at volleyball, clearly overstating her skills, and to let her know if they needed more players.

Two years later, countless happy hours and volleyball games together, Mike casually mentioned he was going to a wedding and had a plus one...Once again, Kristen jumped on the opportunity to tell him she's also a great wedding date....if he was needing one. Needless to say, the rest is history and now they're engaged! 

The inspiration for their wedding day is simple, classy, but rustic chic...so we headed up the mountain to Estes park for their shoot. Enjoy!

Jaron & Andi | San Francisco Wedding Photography

It's always so much fun to shoot with friends, and Jaron (who got me on a helicopter) and Andi (his gorgeous bride-to-be) were no exception! These images are some of my most favorite to date. It's not often that I have couples that want to shoot their engagement session during sunrise (this is the second one, ever). A little back story: we were actually scheduled to shoot their engagement photos the day before but had to be a bit more flexible due to missed flight connections. So we decided - a sunrise session it would be. After enjoying the sunrise over at Bernal Heights Hill, we stopped by a few other favorite locations (Ghirardelli Square) and decided to head home to spend some QT with their adorable fur child, Wesley! Their ear-to-ear grins are infectious and I'm so excited for their fall wedding next year! 

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Leandra & Spencer | Denver Wedding Photography

I met Leandra and Spencer through my dear friend Denver-based photographer Ryan Dearth. These two are absolutely adorable! For their couple's session, we went all over Golden, Colorado (home of Buffalo Bill and the Coors brewery) and had a blast! The town is situated at the base of the Front Range of the Rockies, and has some of the most beautiful views in the Denver area. We managed to catch a perfect warm glow as the sun set over the mountains while these two laughed, kissed, and were all around sweet as pie. Their natural, relaxed style is so Coloradan, and I loved spending the day with them!

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