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wedding & motherhood photographer

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When Ethan reached out to me about capturing his romantic winter proposal at the stunning Glen Eyrie Castle in Colorado Springs, I was thrilled! In his questionnaire, Ethan said, “I’m hoping for dreamy, magical, classy, and minimalistic photos.” He described my style perfectly and I knew right away it was going to be a dream […]

Glen Eyrie Castle Winter Proposal | Kathleen & Ethan

December 21, 2023

Engagements

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Hi there! I’m Elena, a luxury wedding and motherhood photographer based in Colorado. Today I am sharing my 5 must have tools for photographers in business! These are services and products that I have found indispensable for running a profitable business and making my client experience amazing, and I am so excited to share them […]

5 Must Have Tools for Photographers

November 28, 2023

For Photographers

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Natalie and Gerritt’s fall engagement session in Silverthorne, Colorado was a dream! The fall colors were in full force in the mountains and it was just stunning. Natalie wanted mountain views and aspen trees in for their engagement pictures, and this spot at Lily Pad Lake Trailhead just off of Ryan Gulch Road was just […]

Silverthorne Fall Engagement | Natalie + Gerritt

October 7, 2023

Engagements

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One of my favorite places in the world is Vail, Colorado, so I was thrilled when Holly and Scott reached out to me about photographing their Vail Mountain summer wedding! Vail holds special meaning for them as it’s their home away from home and Scott proposed to Holly in Vail. The couple decided to have […]

Vail Mountain Summer Wedding | Holly + Scott

August 26, 2023

Weddings

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Natalie and Andrew’s summer wedding at Black Forest by Wedgewood Weddings was one for the books! It was the perfect day. Andrew and Natalie were referred to me by another ES Bride and Groom, which is always so fun and such a compliment! I first met them for our in person consultation. I could immediately […]

Black Forest Summer Wedding | Natalie + Andrew

July 12, 2023

Weddings

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Katherine and Kyle’s June wedding at Mount Vernon Canyon Club was such a beautiful, meaningful day. Their families traveled from out of state to see this sweet couple in the place they love most, the Colorado mountains! Katherine and Kyle love spending their summers hiking and their winters on the ski slopes. I just loved […]

Mount Vernon Canyon Club Wedding | Katherine + Kyle

July 2, 2023

Weddings

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Felix and Rebekah’s spring wedding at the Hearth House Venue in Monument, Colorado was a perfect day! I first met Rebekah last year as she was a bridesmaid in another wedding I photographed. I was so honored when she reached out to me to photograph her own upcoming wedding! We started with bridal details at […]

Hearth House Venue Wedding | Rebekah + Felix

May 29, 2023

Weddings

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Early on in my photography journey, one of my big dreams was to attend a conference for wedding photographers. When I came across the The Graceful Gathering in Cleveland, Ohio, I knew it was my dream wedding photography conference! The purpose of the conference was to encourage photographers who have a heart to love and […]

The Graceful Gathering | Wedding Photography Conference

April 26, 2023

Personal

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When Claire and Conner chose the incredible Sapphire Point and Dillion Reservoir for their engagement pictures, I was thrilled! I had visited this spot last fall on a weekend getaway with my husband and I just knew it would be an amazing place for portraits! We started their engagement session at Lake Dillion which was […]

Sapphire Point Dillion Reservoir Engagement | Claire + Conner

April 22, 2023

Engagements

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This past year I had the opportunity to attend the Graceful Gathering, a boutique conference for wedding photographers! It was an incredible experience. On the last day of the conference, attendees had the option to participate in styled shoots, including this incredible lavender wedding editorial! It was so fun seeing the vision for the styled […]

Lavender Wedding Editorial | Graceful Gathering

April 6, 2023

Weddings