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My Emmett, Tomorrow, you are an official Kindergartner. Part of me is the crying mom. You know – the mom that just sits in her car after drop off and sobs. Because every day, you’re growing up. You need me less, or at least in different ways. I’m sad because I’m scared to send you […]

After being a Colorado wedding photographer for more than a decade, there are certain things that I have come to believe without any shadow of a doubt. These things resonate with me as I photography couples and families, and as I go through my own life with my husband and two kids. I’m reminded of […]

“When you find the one, you’ll know.” It’s true. With the right one, it just feels like something has fallen into place. It just…fits. Sara and Jonathan both just knew. They knew they were right for each other. They knew their lives crossed paths for a reason, and they knew that they would someday say […]

“Well I found a girl beautiful and sweet  I never knew you were the someone waiting for me…” Every time I hear Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect”, I picture Nina and Adam during their first dance. Adam looked at his bride with this gaze that was full of enchantment and joy. Nina looked back at him and […]

My baby is five. Five. One whole hand. Half a decade. FIVE. It feels like yesterday he was born, and I held him in my arms for the very first time, and thought, “I’m a mom. a mom.” But at the same time, I can hardly remember my life without him. Five years ago, he gave […]

There are so many reasons why I love weddings. The dreamy gowns. The fantastic venues. The music and dancing late into the night. But more than anything, I love how weddings make you stop. It’s like life comes to a pause, and you realize how powerful love is. Within the chaos of the busy days and […]

Joy and Josh believe that at the heart of everything, there is community. They have both spent years pouring their souls into the communities around them. Volunteering. Educating. Serving. And while they have selflessly helped countless others, they have in turn built their own community. The depth of those that love Joy and Josh is simply […]

Bride and groom at Lionsgate in Colorado

Life is full of stories. The best stories and the stories that you wish never had to happen. It’s always a surprise. As I sit here today and think about the past 5 years, so much has happened that I couldn’t have even dreamt. And that’s how life goes, isn’t it? The surprises, the twists, […]

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