JOURNAL

"Colorado mountain wedding Lisa O'Dwyer"

KYLE & KRISSY | CHIEF HOSA WEDDING

Thank you to Kyle and Krissy who had me photograph their wedding at Chief Hosa in Golden, Colorado recently! Keegan of Steele The Spotlight did Krissy's perfect makeup look, and a friend of Krissy's created her florals. We had lots of time for fabulous portraits including a First Look at Lookout Mountain in Golden. Kyle and Krissy left their dinner at sunset for about 10 minutes which enabled me to create some atmospheric portraits with my beloved film cameras. This…
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"Denver industrial wedding style modern"

DENVER INDUSTRIAL WEDDING INSPIRATION | BLANC | STYLE ME PRETTY

I love Blanc, a wedding venue in Denver! It is absolutely perfect for a city-chic wedding in Denver and PERFECT for photography with white walls and tons of windows for dreamy creamy natural light photography with analogue film!!! Thank you Jessica of A Swank Soiree in Denver for asking me to photograph this inspiration shoot...with Platypus Papers, Statice Floral, Dora Grace Bridal (silver gown), Emma & Grace Bridal Denver (2-piece modern wedding dress), Event Rents, Makeup with Mel, Lighting and…
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"Enchanted Atelier dress sash"

MAGNOLIA ROUGE FEATURE | OLIVE & BLUSH WEDDING INSPIRATION | ITALY

One of my favorite inspiration shoots that I collaborated on has been featured in the recent print edition of fine art weddings magazine Magnolia Rouge and also online. This shoot was at the historic 14th century ruined abbey near the medieval town of Orvieto, Hotel La Badia di Orvieto. More can be seen online here: http://magnoliarouge.com/tuscan-wedding-inspiration-in-blush-olive/#comment-1340252
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"Fort Collins prairie engagement session"

FORT COLLINS PRAIRIE ENGAGEMENT SESSION | ASHLEY & CHRIS

Ashley and Chris had their engagement session recently in Fort Collins at a prairie landscape near Horsetooth Mountain. I loved the summery feel of their session and the dramatic skies after the rain! Ashley's beautiful sage green dress and necklace are from one of my favorite Fort Collins boutiques, Sunday Supply Co. Looking forward to seeing Ashley and Chris again at their Stanley Hotel wedding, and meeting their family and friends from Pennsylvania and Texas!
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"colorado cabin engagement goldendoodle"

ROMANTIC COLORADO CABIN ENGAGEMENT SESSION | STYLE ME PRETTY

This engagement session at Kyle's family cabin in Twin Lakes Colorado near Leadville was featured recently on Style Me Pretty. Kyle and Scott have been together for 10 years and are getting married at Spruce Mountain Ranch in May 2016 (and Mozi their goldendoodle will be there!). http://www.stylemepretty.com/colorado-weddings/2015/07/28/romantic-colorado-cabin-engagement-session/
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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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