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WHITE WEDDING BOUQUETS | FEATURED ON BLUEBIRD PRODUCTIONS

Aspen wedding planner Bluebird Productions plans stunning weddings and events in and around Aspen Colorado and worldwide. Check out the beautiful white bouquet inspiration from their Aspen weddings. Our John Singer Sargent bride single flower bouquet photograph was included in the feature. Thanks Bluebird and can't wait to see the amazing events you create for your clients in 2015!
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TOP WEDDING DRESSES FROM REAL BRIDES | BHLDN | AMANDA WAKELY | JENNY PACKHAM

I know that the wedding dress is one of a bride's most important wedding decisions (next to the perfect photographer of course!). The style of dress says so much about your personality! These are some of my favorites from the past three years of REAL brides from weddings that I've photographed in Ireland, Italy, and Colorado. They are in no particular order, and there were so many that I didn't have room to include in one post. Looking forward to…
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"Cherokee Castle wedding with boho tents"

CHEROKEE CASTLE WEDDING EVENT WITH UNDER THE SKY RENTALS

I recently participated in an exclusive invitation only wedding event at Cherokee Ranch & Castle in Sedalia Colorado. This was an event with some of the top wedding vendors in the Denver area and included boho tents from Under The Sky Event Rental. One of the big attractions was the sweet VW Photobooth Bus. This is such a fun thing to do at a wedding! I really loved the romantic table setting by Castle Rock wedding planner Isabelle Kline Design…very…
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"Janie Rocek Colorado wedding hair makeup"

FILM STOCK COMPARISON 35MM AND MEDIUM FORMAT | PORTRA 400 VERSUS FUJI 400H

Fuji 400H with a Mamiya 645 Afd (medium format) Shooting with a certain type of film stock is a conscious choice that the photographer makes. How do I want the colors to look? Do I want the palette to be pastel or more bright and punchy? Digital photographers decide this in post-processing when they edit the files that they took with their digital camera. But a film photographer decides this beforehand and chooses a particular film stock for the look…
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"Hana Style Designs colorado wedding florist"

BRITTANY OF HANA STYLE DESIGNS | RECOMMENDED FLORAL DESIGNER NORTHERN COLORADO

The key to creating a beautiful stylish wedding and pleasing your clients is to work with a great team. Lush floral designs really give a luxury feeling to weddings and say a lot about your great taste and commitment to art and design. One of Colorado's best wedding floral artists lives in Northern Colorado in Eaton, and I am so happy to call Brittany of Hana Style Designs a friend! She is so creative and artistic and I am always…
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bride during ceremony | Lisa O'Dwyer

REVIEW | COLORADO DESTINATION WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | LISA O’DWYER

Thanks so much Joette and Justin for this beautiful review!!! "Lisa is exceptional in every way. Her work is absolutely stunning, her personality is beautiful, and her ability to capture the moment is priceless. My husband and I are from Texas and decided to go with Lisa based on images and a phone call. We first met face to face during a pre-wedding visit to Estes Park where Lisa took the most romantic, fun, wonderful engagement photos for us. I…
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BON APPETIT FEATURE | 10 WEDDING CAKE TRENDS

What a surprise that a photograph of mine from a shoot at the Grant-Humphrey's Mansion was featured on Bon Appetit's "10 Wedding Cake Trends, From "Naked" Layers to Modern Geometrics"! http://www.bonappetit.com/trends/slideshow/wedding-cake-trends/?slide=1 I had seen cheese wheel cakes in Ireland at some of the weddings that I photographed, and they were always from the famous Sheridan Cheesemongers in Dublin. Here is the cake at Niamh and Nicky's Tankardstown House wedding. When I moved to Colorado and did my first shoot here…
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JOETTE & JUSTIN | ESTES PARK WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER LISA O’DWYER

Dear readers, this is what it is all about. I have been given a great gift from the couples that commission me to photograph their wedding. I will record in my own unique style (developed over 9 years but infused with my life), the moment two individuals become a married a couple. It is a new entity deserving of passionate storytelling, setting the scene, elevating details to art, and recording the people who are a part of this new family…
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cherokee castle wedding

KAI & CHRISTINA | CHEROKEE CASTLE ENGAGEMENT SESSION

Kai & Christina's engagement session at Cherokee Ranch and Castle near Denver Colorado was amazing! I love the history and setting of this castle in Colorado, and it is a great location for weddings. Christina is originally from Jakarta Indonesia (a place I'd love to go to!) and wore a beautiful traditional Indonesian dress for part of the session. I is a modern twist of the kebaya dress, which is a traditional dress from Java. She met Kai who is…
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JOHN SINGER SARGENT GILDED AGE WEDDING INSPIRATION | BURNETT’S BOARDS

What an honor to have our John Singer Sargent Gilded Age art history inspiration on Burnett's Boards today! I love the way it is interspersed with the paintings…just as we had imagined it!!! Thank you again to my wonderful collaboration team: Grant-Humphrey's Mansion Denver, Prema wedding stylist and florals, Bluebird Productions, Anna Be bridal salon Denver, Chloe Paige Beauty hairstylist, Pretty Bride Shop makeup, and Lale Florals. Make sure to visit these vendors pages…they are some of the best in…
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CHEROKEE CASTLE WEDDING EVENT WITH UNDER THE SKY EVENT RENTAL

Cherokee Castle is hosting a free wedding event on April 30th from 5-8pm. It is sponsored by Isabelle Kline Design and Under The Sky Event Rental. Under The Sky rents really amazing luxury teepee style tents that are a big hit in Europe! I think these are going to be beautiful in the setting of historic Cherokee Castle and Ranch. I will be one of the exclusive vendors exhibiting at the event and can't wait to meet you! Cherokee Castle…
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BRITTANI OF CHLOE PAIGE BEAUTY | DENVER RECOMMENDED WEDDING HAIR

Meet Brittani Estes of Chloe Paige Beauty in Denver! She is amazing to work with and specializes in fashion and wedding hair styles. She is one of my recommended vendors for Denver and mountain weddings. She did the hair styles for the John Singer Sargent inspired photoshoot at Grant-Humphrey's Mansion. Interview with Brittani: Tell us a bit about yourself and your business. I started as a hairstylist in 2007. I tried the traditional route of working at a commission-based salon…
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Cherokee Castle wedding photographer Lisa O'Dwyer, styling by Isabelle Kline

CHEROKEE CASTLE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | SNEAK PEEK

Sneak peek of a wonderful engagement session for my Broadmoor wedding couple Kai and Christina! This was at Cherokee Castle and Ranch near Denver, and the couple and shoot were beautifully styled by Isabelle Kline. Christina's amazing review! I love this! "How we found Lisa on google to these days still amaze Lisa, Isabelle (our wedding planner), my fiancee and I. At the time, Lisa was just starting her business in Fort Collins after moving from Ireland. Lisa thought that…
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MY HEART IS IN IRELAND | GRACE ORMONDE WEDDING STYLE FEATURE

Pat and Briana's seaside engagement shoot at the Trump Resort Doonbeg Ireland is on Grace Ormonde Wedding Style today. These two are a stunning couple…it was a pleasure to photograph Briana's surprise engagement in Ireland! Can't wait for their Newport Rhode Island wedding this October! http://www.weddingstylemagazine.com/galleries/my-heart-ireland
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