Colleen & Ryan, thank you both so much for letting us be a part of your wedding day! It was so much fun to get to put together your wedding film, and you were both wonderful to work with! Lauren and I both want to wish you the absolute best in your life together!
Mikaela and Robert's wedding at the historic Robison Mansion in Canon city was such a perfect way to start the 2018 wedding season! The full highlight video will be ready in the next couple of weeks, but we couldn't wait to show off some of the footage, so we put together a quick wedding video preview!
"What you're doing today, it's about you but it is about so much more. [...] you don't know this but 100 years from now there is a generation that is going to [...] look back on this day and they're going to say thanks be to God that the two of you, Ryan and Rachel, that you found one another that you fell in love, that you said yes, I want to. For now and always. You're giving a gift to the future. And that, my friends, is a very beautiful thing."
We loved this quote taken from Ryan and Rachel's wedding ceremony. It so beautifully helps put into words the significance and impact that the day has not only for the couple, but for the future family and connections that grow from these two people's love. This is part of why we love getting to film weddings and help capture these important moments. It's hard not to get pulled in emotionally when you think of weddings in this way!
Rachel and Ryan's wedding took place at the Sonnenalp Hotel in Vail, Colorado in the heart of summer. Their ceremony was in a picturesque white steepled church across the street -- the Vail Interfaith Chapel. Emotions aside, we were really blown away by how stunning this weddings was. Every carefully planned detail for their big day was so classy, elegant, and chic. Their reception was one of our favorites EVER! It took place in an attached glass terrace that had large sliding glass walls AND a sliding glass roof that could all open up to the summer mountain air. Add in dozens of candles, gorgeous, overflowing floral centerpieces, and greenery-laced chandeliers, and you have one dreamy, romantic setting.
Rachel and Ryan for letting us be a part of your wedding day. We wish you all the best in your lifetime together!
Special thanks to all of the awesome vendors we got to work alongside for this wedding. The planner was Cammye from We Tie The Knots, the photography was by Callie Hobbs Photography, and the floral arrangements were by Park Floral Design. The catering, cake and reception venue were all provided by the Sonnenalp Hotel, and the ceremony was at Vail Interfaith Chapel.
We are so pleased to share our latest highlight film of Cristina and Scott's wedding in lovely Boulder, Colorado! The day started a bit overcast, and not long after the ceremony, as we arrived at the reception, the skies opened up and started pouring down rain. It was at this time that we were supposed to be taking photos of everyone on the sprawling golf course. To some, this could have seemed like a total disaster, but Cristina and Scott fully embraced it and went out walking and dancing together in the rain, hand in hand. The sun poked through even as it was still raining steadily, and we were able to capture some gorgeous shots. We were even treated to a spectacular double rainbow afterwards.
At Cristina and Scott's wedding, it was so special to witness not only the couple's strong love for each other, but to also witness everyone else's love for the couple. This day clearly meant so much not only to the couple, but also to everyone else in attendance. It was really cool to see what a loving and supportive community of people that they have around them. Throughout the whole day, everyone was just beaming with joy and love.
Congratulations Cristina and Scott! Thank you so much for letting us capture your wedding. It truly was a beautiful day, and we feel so blessed to have been a part of it!
I'm excited to share this short preview of a recent wedding that we shot at Granby Ranch, Colorado. September might be my favorite time of the year for weddings in Colorado. If the timing works out, the fall colors and autumn leaves can make for the most gorgeous scenery. This weddings timing was perfectly in tune in that regard, and the setting was truly spectacular.
We stole the couple away for a short period at sunset, and drove to a nearby gazebo vista that had sweeping views of the entire area. I love getting to do private sunset shoots with our couples. It often ends up being the first time during the day for couples to be (basically) alone, and it gives an opportunity to capture the joy and love that makes weddings so special.
We can't wait to edit the rest of this amazing wedding! Congratulations Kimberly & Dan!
There are some moments in shooting weddings where everything just clicks. The chemistry of the couple, the location, the lighting, the weather, and the timing all align to allow for incredible footage. Zoe and Scott's first look this past weekend was one of the most perfect examples of this that I've ever gotten to be a part of. The rest of the day was similarly perfect. The low clouds and mist, which were gorgeous for the first look, eventually burned off, opening up for a beautiful, sunny ceremony and reception. I'm so excited looking at the footage, and I can't wait until I get to edit the full video.
I am so excited to be able to finally share this wedding video! Before I even loaded the footage for this wedding in to my computer to pull together the preview, I knew this video was going to be something special. The location, the day, the couple, the amazing flower arrangements put together by the mother of the bride, and the awesome first dance were all too perfect for it to not be a spectacular video.
One of the "x factors" that can really make a wedding video spectacular is willingness from the bride and grooms (and wedding party) to go the extra mile to get cool shots. Sam and Jill may take home the all time gold medal in that category. Thank you Jill and Sam for being such good sports all day and giving us the time and freedom to capture amazing footage! This wedding was an absolute joy to shoot and edit, and we are so grateful to have been a part of your wedding day. Congratulations!
The Denver Botanic Gardens has been one of my favorite places ever since I first moved down to Denver for college in 2006, and it is one of the best places in Denver to have a wedding. I've been hoping to get to shoot a wedding there since I first started up my business, and Bixby and Jason's wedding was an amazing way to cross it off of my venue wishlist.
The day itself was a bit rainy and grey, but Bixby and Jason didn't let that phase them at all, and it made for an absolutely gorgeous, romantic first look at the Botanic Garden's Monet Garden. It's such an honor getting to share in moments like this with the couples whose weddings we capture and it is so much fun to get to watch the joy and elation on couples' faces the first time they see each other.
Congratulations Bixby and Jason! Thanks for letting us be a part of your wedding day!
Tho and Nancy's wedding was the ultimate way to jump head first into the 2017 wedding season. The wedding was a combination of Vietnamese, Laotian, and American traditions, with two Vietnamese tea ceremonies, a Laotian ceremony, and an American style reception. For the couple, this meant a 20 hour day, 3 different wardrobes, and a whole lot of driving in a late April snowstorm. All of these different moments, clothes, and locations added up to a final video that couldn't be happier with. I wish Tho and Nancy all the best in their lives together!
I owe a massive thank you to Nate and Megan Kantor at Cedar and Pines Photography for all of their help throughout the day. They are some of our favorite photographers we've ever worked alongside, and their photos from the day are simply stunning.
The 2017 summer wedding season is in full swing, and we couldn't have possibly kicked off with a better wedding. Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort outside Buena Vista Colorado has been one of my "bucket list" locations ever since I started my company, and I've been looking forward to this wedding ever since the bride contacted me last fall. The chalk cliffs are such a stunning backdrop for a wedding, and the weather played along perfectly. After days of rain on the front range, and a blizzard on the drive out from Denver, we were so pleased to have a pure blue Colorado sky for the wedding day.
Caitlyn and Matthew were a fantastic couple to work with. We wish them nothing but the absolute best in their life together!
I absolutely love shooting winter weddings in Colorado. I grew up in the mountains, and winter is my absolute favorite time of year. Snow, blue skies, bare aspens and evergreens make for such a perfect, romantic backdrop for a wedding, and make for beautiful video. I was overjoyed when Ali and Kelton contacted me this summer, asking me to shoot their wedding at Devil's Thumb Ranch between Christmas and New Years. The day, the venue and the couple couldn't have been more perfect. I can't wait to edit their highlight video!
This past Saturday I got to shoot my best friend's wedding. Jill and I met in middle school, and she has been one of my closest friends ever since. It was such an amazing honor to get to spend the day capturing her beautiful mountain wedding. She couldn't have found a better match, and I couldn't be happier for her or her new husband Ramit. I wish them all the best in their lives together!
Noemi and Karthik had a gorgeous mountain wedding in Silverthorne, Colorado. The ceremony may have had the most stunning ceremony backdrop of the year so far. I grew up in Summit County, and after almost three decades, the scenery still takes my breath away.
The couple were great to work with, and the wedding was as full of joy and love as any wedding I've ever shot. I can't wait to edit the full highlight video!
Congratulations Noemi and Karthik!
This past Saturday, we shot an absolutely stunning wedding at the Lyons Farmette in Lyons, Colorado. In all my years shooting weddings, I can barely think of single couple who were more visibly excited for their wedding day than AK and Katie. Hardly a second passed all day without smiles and laughter. They were an absolute joy to work with, and I can't wait to start editing their highlight video.
I also had a chance to test out a new service at this wedding: A video booth/ video guest book.
The video guest book had a fantastic turnout. Over 40 different groups and individuals took the time to leave a message for the couple. I'm really excited to be able to offer this to couples in the future! Thanks Katie and AK for being my guinea pigs for this new service!
It's been way too long since I updated my blog, and I can't think of a better wedding video to jump back in with than Yanni and Elizabeth's beautiful wedding at Denver's Greek Orthodox Cathedral. I'd never shot at the Greek Cathedral before, and I was blown away by it. It is stunningly beautiful inside and out.
The fantastic venue was perfectly matched by the fantastic couple. Yanni and Elizabeth are of some of the most incredibly warm, welcoming people I've ever met in my life. I'm so honored that I got to capture their wedding, and I wish them the absolute best for their lives together.
In December, I had the joy of shooting Victoria and David's wedding in Telluride, Colorado. I have shot a lot of beautiful wedding videos in Denver, but the city cannot compare to the absolute magnificence of a mountain town like Telluride. On the day of the wedding, it snowed 8" of snow, making the already gorgeous backdrop even more serene and perfect.
Victoria and David were a fantastic couple to work with, and their daughter Ava is one of the most adorable babies I've ever seen. This may be my favorite wedding I shot in 2015, and it was the perfect way to close out a great year of weddings.
In June I had the great pleasure of shooting Jessica and Hunter's wedding at YaYa Orchard, near Lyons. They are a wonderful couple, and YaYa Orchard is a wedding videographer's dream. It features beautiful trees, a great rustic atmosphere, and Longs Peak front and center at the ceremony site. The wedding and reception were full of incredible little nuances that were a unique, beautiful representation of the bride and groom.