Thursday, August 27, 2009

Tammy & Greg's Downtown E-Session

A few weeks back Michelle and I headed downtown to Union Station for Tammy & Greg's engagement session. Having spent many years living down near Union Station, the area held special meaning for the two of them. With Tammy & Greg we spent the afternoon around Union Station and then headed over the bridge to the Commons Park area. It was the first time we photographed on that side of the Millennium Bridge so it was fun to go somewhere new. I love the shot we got of the two of them near sunset with just their silhouettes against the sky while they stood on the strange brick art structure- whatever it is =) It's so much fun to watch people become more and more comfortable in front of the camera as we get further into the session. By the end it's easy to forget the camera is even there and those are always some of my favorite images. These two are getting married next month just outside of Winter Park and we can't wait to photograph their wedding. Oh and thank you to Stephanie Osborne for the referral!

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Becky & Neal's Wedding: Grant Ranch

Two Saturday's ago Becky & Neal were married at the Grant Ranch Clubhouse. The location was perfect for a wedding- located right off a lake with an awesome dock and beautiful scenery. We convinced the two of them to see each other before the ceremony since it wouldn't be over until near sunset. We got some amazing photos with both Becky & Neal as well as all their family and bridal party before the wedding. I have to say that the photos on the dock with the boats in the back are some of my all time favorites! Following the ceremony we took a few more photos with the bridal party and the two of them out front of the clubhouse. While we were taking photos a passerby driving a sweet old Ford was kind enough to stop and allow us to use his car for some pictures. What perfect timing that he just happened to be driving by. It was perfect, especially considering that Neal is a car man and builds old cars for fun. In fact he even brought out a floor creeper when it came time to taking off the garter (for those of you who don't know what that is- it's what mechanics use to crawl under cars for repairs and such). Here's just a sneak peak of their wedding. Becky and Neal are such a great couple and we are so glad for the opportunity to work with them- congrats guys!

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Katie & Sujan's E-Session at Evergreen Lake

A few weeks back Katie & Sujan flew in from New York City and Michelle & I met them up in Evergreen for their engagement session. Almost 10 years after we graduated high school together I never would have imagined that I'd be photographing her wedding! In high school we had almost every art class together and through the power of Facebook we met again all these years later. It's crazy to think of all the things that have changed over the years! We are so excited to be able to photograph their wedding next summer. Sujan is such a great guy and you can tell these two really have fun together. We had a great time with them for their engagement session up in Evergreen. Of course though right as we start taking pictures the rain decided to start but only for a few minutes and the rest of the afternoon the weather was great. Evergreen is such a beautiful location to photograph and the great thing about going back multiple times is that I always challenge myself to do something completely different every time. I always like to find a new location or a different way of looking at the same thing and it's fun to see how different things can turn out. Here are some of our photos from our afternoon with Katie & Sujan. Enjoy!

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Kristie & Matt are Married!

The last Saturday of July Kristie & Matt were married at the Arvada Center. The location had some pretty funky art in and around the Center which made for some fun photos. The two of them opted to see each other before the ceremony which turned out to be a good thing considering the weather just wasn't sure what to do- rain, no rain, rain, no rain- it just couldn't make up it's mind. We were fortunate to be able to get to know Kristie & Matt since the photographer they originally contacted was booked and he sent them my way- thanks Mike for the referral! We are so glad he was booked too because Kristie & Matt have been such a pleasure to work with and get to know. Their family and friends were no exception and we had a great time photographing their wedding. Stephanie of Hummel Studios was able to come along for their wedding as well and got some great shots- I thought I'd share a few of my favorites that she took of the day. We wish Kristie & Matt the best. God Bless!

I love this one of them seeing each other for the first time before the ceremony:

Here is a shot Stephanie took of Kristie against this cool wall of sand inside the Arvada Center:

The guys were hilarious! It's so funny that they posed for this picture:

Here's just a nice one of all the guys:

I love this one Stephanie took of the two of them!:

They had this cool light that lit up the trees & flowers that was fun to play with in some photos:

The father/daughter dance is always such a cool moment:

One of Matt's groomsmen breakdancing to Justin Timberlake or something like that- this guy could dance!: