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Destination Engagement PhotographyJoshua + ManuelDenver, CO

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Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - two men holding hands in the snow
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Estes Park Engagement Photography Session - two men embracing in the snow in the mountains in suits

Estes Park Engagement Photography

Joshua and Manuel's Estes Park Engagement Photography session was amazing on so many levels! This session was really special for me to photograph, as Josh is my first cousin, so when they asked me to fly out to Denver for their engagement session I immediately said, yes! Josh and Manuel have impeccable style and taste, so of course, wearing suits in the snow up at Estes Park was a no-brainer. Their suits are handmade and tailored to fit, as they got them in Thailand on their pre-honeymoon trip together. Family means the world to me, it's one of the reasons why I opted for an intimate wedding with just family, so getting to photograph these two to create these memories as they start their life together was truly an honor. We could not have had a more perfect two days in Denver. We started out our session in downtown Denver, stopping at some beautiful bridges and overlooks on the way. The next day we ventured into Estes Park, which is a drive outside the city, but totally worth it! It was absolutely freezing, and my fingers were so cold I could barely roll my film! Josh and Manuel were troopers and made these photos look totally effortless as they posed in the snow. They even brought their adorable pup Leo, who I got the meet the first day they brought him home almost two years ago! I am so excited to celebrate these two in October in California!

Photography: Lauren Renee Designs

Scans: Richard Photo Lab

 

Destination Engagement PhotographyBettina + KevinLake Dillon, Colorado

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Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography bride standing in the aspen trees
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Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography bride and groom standing on mountain top in the sun
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography bride and groom laughing together
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography groom dipping the bride while dancing
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography groom and bride walking together holding hands
Lake Dillon, Colorado Engagement Photography groom and bride embracing amongst the fall leaves
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Lake Dillon Colorado Engagement Photography bride and groom walking in the trees kissing
Lake Dillon Colorado Engagement Photography bride standing on her toes to kiss her groom black and white

Lake Dillon Colorado Engagement Photography

Kevin and Bettina's Lake Dillon Colorado Engagement Photography Session was a dream! Talk about an amazing location for portraits, Lake Dillon is truly breathtaking. Kevin and Bettina live in Denver, Colorado but are getting married in Pittsburgh this year! This couple has so much chemistry, that it made my job so easy! Posing these two was a breeze and effortless. The way Kevin made Bettina laugh throughout our session was really adorable, and I am so looking forward to working with them again soon. Traveling out west is one of my favorite things to do - the views, location, sun, and warmth - will always have a special place in my heart! I am a born and raised California girl, and am always up for travel, so if you are looking to book a session out west, let's chat!

Fun fact, Bettina used to work with my cousin, and she had booked me as their wedding photographer without even knowing the connection! I recently was out in Denver shooting my cousin's engagement photos in Estes, which will be gracing the blog soon, and we had a good laugh about how it really is such a small world!

Photography: Lauren Renee Designs

Film Scans: The Find Lab

Dress: Lulus

Craftwood InnAmy + JohnManitou Springs, CO

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Craftwood Inn Wedding Photography - Manitou Springs, Colorado

Amy and John said their vows and became husband and wife at this beautiful and rustic Craftwood Inn Wedding in Manitou Springs, Colorado. Manitou Springs is a quaint little town right outside of Colorado Springs, where the Garden of the Gods national park is located. The Garden of the Gods was breathtaking, and of course we managed to squeeze in a little portrait session between the ceremony and reception...and from the photos, you can tell it was totally worth it! Amy and I met in college while we were studying abroad on Semester at Sea, so a destination wedding was totally fitting! Over the years we have stayed connected, and when Amy asked if I would fly out to photograph her wedding, I was not only honored but also extremely thrilled to be there for her and John. Thank you Amy and John for allowing me to to capture those special moments throughout your wedding day! Wishing you both a lifetime of love, happiness, and endless adventures! 

I absolutely love to travel and destination weddings are my favorite! Please contact me for more information regarding destination wedding packages and pricing! I would love to hear from you!

 

Venue + Catering: Craftwood Inn

Dress: Emma Bridals

Groom's Tux: Men's Wearhouse - Vera Wang

Florals: Hillside Consultants

Makeup: Faces By Shelly

Hair: Manitou Hair Emporium

DJ: Celebrity DJ

Film Scans: The Find Lab

Second Photographer: Levana Melamed

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