Chelsea and Brion | Winter Park Wedding Photos

When a bride from Atlanta called and told me she wanted to have her wedding in Winter Park in February (!!!), I was a little scared for her! Colorado's mountains can be nothing less than brutal if you catch them on the wrong day. But Chelsea somehow managed to bring with her unseasonably warm weather above freezing temperature, and the sun came out with her closest friends and family to celebrate the wedding. So did some rogue snowmobilers...the ceremony and portraits were interrupted three times by packs of tourists zooming by on snowmobiles! Thankfully everyone had a sense of humour about it.

And who would've guessed? This sunshine lover has come to love shooting weddings in the snow. x

Flowers by Melanie @ Woodstem Floral

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Monika and Davis | Winter Park Engagement Shoot

In just 45 minutes we were able to capture some epic photos with Monika and Davis up in Winter Park. They live in Denver, but wanted snow and water in their photos...unfortunately the creek we trekked to was completely iced over and covered in almost a metre of snow! Nevertheless the sun came through for some classic Colorado scenery. I'm SO excited to shoot their wedding. x

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Abrams band shoot

Gels are fairly new to me - I was introduced last year by way of my product photography gig at Interweave Press. I've been wanting to play with them on humans for a few months, and finally got the chance when I shot Denver band Abrams last month. I used three incandescent continuous lights and nothing more...would love to try this with strobes soon!

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I DIY'd an Artifact Uprising Wood Block Print Holder

I often have clients ask me where to print their photos (if you didn't know already, my packages ALWAYS give clients full print release and allow you to print your images where you want!). I usually recommend Blurb for low-budget albums, and Artifact Uprising for higher budgets. Next month, I'll share a Blurb print I'm making (and I've actually shared a Blurb album before), so now I want to share an Artifact Uprising print. This was a 2mm ultra thick print that can hold its own weight when placed in a wood block holder, which I DIY'd since they cost $18 on their site!

The holder was as simple as using a hacksaw, an orbital sander, and some sandpaper to widen the slot to fit the print. (Though I'm a novice, I LOVE woodworking and will find any excuse to put my tools to use.)

This ended up being a Chrissy present for a rellie, but I'd recommend these ultra thick prints for anyone who wants the best small heavyweight print money can buy. (But make your own wood print holder!)

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