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"colorado engagement session with goldendoodle"

SCOTT & KYLE | LEADVILLE COLORADO ENGAGEMENT SESSION

I was really looking forward to Scott and Kyle's engagement session because I have never been to Leadville Colorado. Scott & Kyle were high school sweethearts and will be the tying the knot at Spruce Mountain Ranch in 2016. Kyle suggested we do their session at Twin Lakes near Leadville which is where her family has a cabin. I am so happy she suggested this location as it is not only beautiful, but personal as well! There is no better…
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"Colorado Roacky Mountains engagement session"

BRICE & IAN | ENGAGEMENT SESSION IN THE ROCKIES

Thank you Brice and Ian for your wonderful review for your Rocky Mountain National Park engagement session! I am so excited to photograph your November wedding at the historic Boettcher Mansion in Golden Colorado! "Working with Lisa was an absolute pleasure! We had our engagement photos taken in May and it was so much fun. I was really nervous because I have never been professionally photographed before but Lisa put my mind at ease and made the whole experience fun.…
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"Rocky Mountain National Park engagement"

ROCKY MOUNTAIN BRIDE | KYLE & KRISSY’S COLORADO MOUNTAIN ENGAGEMENT SESSION

The part of my job that I love most is getting to meet some amazing people in this world and helping them to capture some of their memories so they can share them with their children and grandchildren. I just love people's stories and connecting with them on a personal level...and trying to capture their unique personalities and emotions with my camera. One of my favorite couples that I have had the pleasure of photographing is Kyle and Krissy. Kyle…
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"generations kissing wedding group photo"

JAMES & EMILY | EVERGREEN LAKE HOUSE WEDDING

So happy to share some of James and Emily's misty May wedding at Evergreen Lake House, and more will be featured on Style Me Pretty wedding blog on July 17th. Emily contacted me to photograph her wedding after looking at more than 40 photographers on the internet! They were going to have a very small intimate wedding in Colorado where they now live and there would be lots of family and friends coming in from other states. She wanted her…
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"La Badia Di Orvieto wedding Lisa O'Dwyer"

LA BADIA DI ORVIETO WEDDING INSPIRATION | MAGNOLIA ROUGE MAGAZINE

Our La Badia di Orvieto destination wedding Italy inspiration is in the print issue of Magnolia Rouge! Magnolia Rouge is a high-end fine art wedding magazine from New Zealand and it is GORGEOUS! So excited to have my photography for the first time with other fine art film wedding photographers such as Erich McVey, Jen Huang, and more! I photographed this shoot last July 2014 when I photographed Catherine and Eoin's destination wedding at Borgo Di Tragliata in nearby Rome.…
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"colorful wedding bouquet Castle Durrow"

HOCHZEITSGUIDE | CASTLE DURROW WEDDING FEATURE

One of my favorite weddings that I've photographed in Ireland was Deirdre and Andy's October 2014 wedding at Castle Durrow in Durrow County Laois. They are just the sweetest couple and have such amazing style…such eye candy for me to photograph and such a fun day for their guests! German fine art wedding blog Hochzeitsguide featured their colorful 1940s vintage vibe wedding today. Thank you Hochzeitsguide! http://www.hochzeitsguide.com/en/real-weddings/vintagefeeling/deirdre-und-andy-schlosshochzeit-mit-vintagecharme-von-lisa-o-dwyer
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"La Badia di Orvieto destination wedding"

LA BADIA DI ORVIETO WEDDING | MAGNOLIA ROUGE MAGAZINE

I am so excited to announce that a wedding inspiration shoot for destination wedding that I did at La Badia Di Orvieto in Italy will be in the new print and online magazine of fine art weddings magazine Magnolia Rouge. Magnolia Rouge magazine is famous for featuring some of the best fine art wedding vendors in the world today and it is such an honor to be included! This shoot wouldn't have been possible without the help of destination wedding…
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Mod Wedding Top 2015 Wedding Trends feature

COPPER TREND | MOD WEDDING | FEATURED

Thank you Chicago wedding planner Shannon Gail for including my photograph to illustrate the copper wedding trend in Mod Wedding's Top 2015 Wedding Trends! This photograph was taken during a styled Grace Kelly wedding inspiration shoot at the historic Colorado wedding venue Grant-Humphrey's Mansion in Denver. Casey of Pink Diamond Events Fort Collins wedding planner styled this shoot and the tables with the help of floral designer Brittany Kinoshita of Hana Style Designs. Love this color in weddings!
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"The Knot flower necklace by Hana Style Designs"

FLOWER NECKLACE TUTORIAL | THE KNOT | HANA STYLE DESIGNS

I recently photographed a flower necklace tutorial with Brittany Kinoshita of Hana Style Designs who is a fine art floral designer in Colorado. Janie Rocek did the hair and makeup for this shoot. The tutorial was on The Knot recently and was inspired by a flower girl necklace that Brittany made for a shoot with Pink Diamond Events. https://www.theknot.com/content/diy-flower-necklace Thank you Brittany for showing us how to make this beautiful necklace!
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"Castle Durrow wedding feature Carats and Cake"

CARATS & CAKE FEATURE | CASTLE DURROW WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

Deirdre and Andy's Castle Durrow Ireland wedding was featured on Carats & Cake today. This was one of the highlights of castle weddings that I have photographed in Ireland! I loved Deirdre's Old Hollywood vintage style! She wore a Jenny Packham dress, Pronovias Barcelona headpiece, and her makeup and hair was done in a 1940s starlet style. Check them out here on Carats & Cake Castle Durrow wedding feature.
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"white wedding bouquets Bluebird Productions"

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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"amanda wakely bridal london dress"

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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