Eric down on one knee while Colette looks surprised | Surprise Proposal at Colorado National Monument

Eric contacted me a while back about a surprise proposal for his then-girlfriend Colette, and the plan took many shapes as we drew near the big day. She was flying in to meet him along a trip he was taking, and the initial goal was to propose at Dead Horse Point at sunset as they […]

Eric & Colette | Surprise Proposal at Colorado National Monument

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May 26, 2022

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Lindy & Matt | Engagement Photos in Grand Junction

Lindy and Matt knew what they didn’t want for their wedding before they knew what they did want. Luckily a mutual connection led them to me, and immediately they knew they were in the right place. But we’ll continue that story this fall — for now, though, we wanted more time to hang out together […]

Lindy & Matt | Engagement Photos in Grand Junction

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April 25, 2022

Lindy & Matt | Engagement Photos in Grand Junction

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Aimee & Nick | Spring Elopement on the Colorado National Monument

“Welcome to Fruita” the blackboard on the wall read as I walked into the little rental near downtown for Aimee and Nick’s spring elopement on the Colorado National Monument. It followed with congratulations for the soon-to-be Mr. and Mrs. – a very sweet gesture from the hosts. Aimee met me midway through getting ready for […]

Aimee & Nick | Spring Elopement on the Colorado National Monument

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April 4, 2022

Elopement

Miranda & Alex | Engagement Photos in Fruita CO

Miranda and Alex wanted engagement photos here in the valley to commemorate where they’re living now, since their wedding will be back in the Midwest where they’re both from. We decided for a less-chilly option of the Colorado National Monument rather than up on the Mesa, and thank goodness we did because it was still […]

Miranda & Alex | Engagement Photos in Fruita CO

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January 28, 2022

Miranda & Alex | Engagement Photos in Fruita CO

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Abby & Craig | Mountain Biking Elopement

Abby and Craig planned a mountain biking trip from their home in Yakima, Washington to the mountains of Colorado. Of course a destination on the list was Fruita! They figured while they were here in a state that allows self-solemnization they would also tie the knot. They wanted incredible views, sunrise to beat the heat, […]

Abby & Craig | Mountain Biking Elopement

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June 14, 2021

Elopement