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ABBY & RYAN | ASPEN COLORADO | PRIVATE RANCH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

ABBY & RYAN | ASPEN COLORADO | PRIVATE RANCH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER
Abby and Ryan's wedding weekend was quintessential Colorado! They are from New York City but brought their closest family and friends out to Aspen for a fun wedding weekend. First was a Welcome Dinner at Ajax Tavern at The Little Nell, a cool restaurant right next to the ski slopes and lifts of Aspen Mountain. The whole weekend was planned by renowned Aspen weddin[...]

GLOSTER HOUSE | IRELAND WEDDING INSPIRATION | STYLE ME PRETTY FEATURE

GLOSTER HOUSE | IRELAND WEDDING INSPIRATION | STYLE ME PRETTY FEATURE
As you might have seen on my site elsewhere, my husband is from Ireland. We visit my in-laws every year in County Clare and County Cork. It is where I lived for 10 years and where our children were born...I love Ireland! This summer, I had a wedding in Doonbeg, and two inspiration shoots. The collaborative shoot I did at Gloster House near Birr County Offaly was f[...]

BOULDER COLORADO PRIVATE ESTATE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | EMILY & TAYLOR

BOULDER COLORADO PRIVATE ESTATE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | EMILY & TAYLOR
What an amazing backdrop for a wedding ceremony...the Flatiron Mountains of Boulder! Emily's grandmother's friend's house was the setting for this beautiful early June wedding in Colorado. Taylor refinished a canoe for the wedding which was used for refreshments. He also made a cross for the ceremony arch that will become a family heirloom. Emma Lea Floral designed th[...]

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[...]