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PLEASE SEE RECENT WORK ON INSTAGRAM | BUSY WEDDING SEASON CATCH-UP

PLEASE SEE RECENT WORK ON INSTAGRAM | BUSY WEDDING SEASON CATCH-UP
Wedding season in Colorado is very short compared to what I had in Ireland. In Ireland, I had weddings every month throughout the year and the most were in December. This is the opposite of Colorado where the wedding season is pretty much mid-May to mid-October. In August and September this year, I had 7 weddings nearly every weekend and most involved 3 days of travel[...]

ROARING FORK CLUB ASPEN WEDDING | CAROLINE & JOHN | ASPEN WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

ROARING FORK CLUB ASPEN WEDDING | CAROLINE & JOHN | ASPEN WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER
Caroline and John’s wedding at the Roaring Fork Club with preparation at the Hotel Jerome and ceremony at St Mary’s Church, Aspen. Florals by The Aspen Branch, Bluebird Productions wedding planner and designer. Featured in the 2016 Summer Reign Colorado magazine and Style Me Pretty.

T LAZY 7 RANCH WEDDING | CARI & DAVID | ASPEN WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

T LAZY 7 RANCH WEDDING | CARI & DAVID | ASPEN WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER
Cari and David are both from Massachusetts but met in Colorado. They live and work in beautiful Carbondale Colorado which is close to Aspen. They wanted to have a family-friendly wedding in a rustic environment that was very much Colorado-style...T-Lazy-7 Ranch was perfect! The ceremony was outside in the meadow with the Maroon Bells mountains in the background. I lov[...]

SECRET GARDEN WEDDING PHOENIX | ADRIANNA & TARIK | ARIZONA WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

SECRET GARDEN WEDDING PHOENIX | ADRIANNA & TARIK | ARIZONA WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER
I love the American Southwest and was so excited when bride Adrianna contacted me about photographing her wedding in Phoenix. I had photographed Adrianna's matron-of-honor's wedding last year at Spruce Mountain Ranch, and am so grateful that Adrianna had loved the photography that I created for Kyle & Scott...and how cool to see Kyle and Scott again in Phoenix! Adrian[...]

MARGEAUX & PHIL | TWIN OWLS STEAKHOUSE | ESTES PARK WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

MARGEAUX & PHIL | TWIN OWLS STEAKHOUSE | ESTES PARK WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER
Spring in Colorado can be very unpredictable, but this winter was warm and sunny! For my first wedding of 2017, I was in Estes Park at Twin Owls Steakhouse (amazing for foodies!!!!) for Margaux and Phil's wedding. This wedding had a lot of personal touches including a nod to Margaux's mother with the pink flamingo and her veil which had pieces of her wedding dress lac[...]

RHODE ISLAND WEDDING AT BELLE MER | COTTAGE HILL MAGAZINE | NEWPORT WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

RHODE ISLAND WEDDING AT BELLE MER | COTTAGE HILL MAGAZINE | NEWPORT WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER
Patrick and Briana's wedding at Belle Mer in Newport Rhode Island was recently featured in the Cottage Hill print magazine and today on their website:https://www.cottagehillmag.com/read/rhode-island-wedding-from-the-grace-issue Have a look at their beautiful modern, clean, organic wedding design! So inspirational! And I love their story...I just love everything[...]

RITZ-CARLTON BACHELOR GULCH | VAIL WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | BEEZY & SCOTT

RITZ-CARLTON BACHELOR GULCH | VAIL WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | BEEZY & SCOTT
September is just a glorious time to have a wedding in the mountain in Colorado. The aspen trees are blazing yellow and the blue and greens of the pine trees add to the display of color. It was an absolute pleasure to photograph Beezy and Scott's September wedding at The Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch in Beaver Creek near Vail. Beezy's dress is from Romona Keveza at Feli[...]

GRACE ORMONDE WEDDING STYLE FEATURE | BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY

GRACE ORMONDE WEDDING STYLE FEATURE | BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY
Thank you so much Grace Ormonde Wedding Style for featuring 3 of my photographs in the "The Beauty Of Black & White Photography"! It is an honor to be featured in this article with other world-wide wedding photographers! https://weddingstylemagazine.com/blog/beauty-black-white-wedding-photography#9

INSTAGRAM SHARES BY CLAIRE PETTIBONE & ANNE BARGE | LISA O’DWYER PHOTOGRAPHY

INSTAGRAM SHARES BY CLAIRE PETTIBONE & ANNE BARGE | LISA O'DWYER PHOTOGRAPHY
One of the best compliments for my photography is when a bridal designer shares my real bride's wedding images on their social media. This week American luxury designers Claire Pettibone and Anne Barge both shared images on their instagram of brides that I had photographed (dresses from Little White Dress in Denver). See more on Claire Pettibone and Anne Barge.

BRIDES FEATURE | SNOWMASS COTTAGES WEDDING | ASPEN WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

BRIDES FEATURE | SNOWMASS COTTAGES WEDDING | ASPEN WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER
Thank you so much BRIDES for featuring this heartfelt intimate family-friendly wedding in Snowmass Colorado! The bride Ashley grew up in Old Snowmass near the famous Woody Creek Tavern. She was inspired by the beauty of the Roaring Fork Valley near her family home. Native Colorado wildflowers and flowers from her family garden were used in the arrangements by Carolyn'[...]

BESPOKE EDGE GUEST POST | GROOM’S GUIDE TO MENSWEAR | GROOM TAILOR COLORADO

BESPOKE EDGE GUEST POST | GROOM'S GUIDE TO MENSWEAR | GROOM TAILOR COLORADO
One of the things I really appreciated about weddings in Europe were the custom-designed suits and menswear by traditional tailors. I didn't know if it existed in Colorado, but it does. Today we have a guest post from our preferred bespoke menswear Bespoke Edge. Please support local Colorado vendors for your Colorado wedding...they are based in Denver! How To Find [...]

BALLYSEEDE CASTLE IRELAND WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | ALISON & DJ

BALLYSEEDE CASTLE IRELAND WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | ALISON & DJ
Alison found me through a make-up artist in Ireland that I have worked with, the fabulous Kathryn O'Neill (who just worked her magic on some of the Gucci models during Paris Fashion Week!). I photographed this wedding when I was in Ireland last summer visiting my family. In true Irish fashion, it was a rainy day...but that's what 7 years of photographing weddings in I[...]

CLIFF AT LYONS IRELAND WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | N & F | ALISE TAGGART EVENTS

CLIFF AT LYONS IRELAND WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | N & F | ALISE TAGGART EVENTS
People are always interested in my connection to Ireland. I lived in Ireland for 10 years from 2003-2013 because my husband is from Ireland and that is where we decided to live after meeting in Japan. I started my wedding photography career there in 2006. Every year we go back for a couple weeks to visit our family and friends. I have some great vendor friends in the [...]

ASPEN ENGAGEMENT SESSION | SAMANTHA & BEAU

ASPEN ENGAGEMENT SESSION | SAMANTHA & BEAU
Samantha grew up in Texas but enjoyed taking trips to Aspen Colorado when she was young. When Samantha and Beau booked me for their wedding at Pine Creek Cookhouse in September 2017, they knew they wanted to capture some of the places in Aspen that was special to her childhood. Samantha and Beau introduced me to Woody Creek, which is one of my new favorite places in A[...]

ESTES PARK PRIVATE ESTATE WEDDING | JENNIFER & TODD

ESTES PARK PRIVATE ESTATE WEDDING | JENNIFER & TODD
Jennifer and Todd are from Michigan and love Colorado...especially Colorado's national parks! They choose Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park for their destination Colorado wedding at the end of August. Around 80 family and friends made the trip out to Colorado for their wedding weekend. I love how Jennifer planned the weekend to be intimate, and the setting o[...]