Weddings

"flower necklace wedding tutorial"

SMITTEN MAGAZINE FEATURE | BOETTCHER MANSION WEDDING INSPIRATION

    Check out the new Issue of Smitten Magazine: Number 12 The Effortless Issue. An inspiration shoot that I photographed at Boettcher Mansion in Golden Colorado is included...with a special flower necklace tutorial from Hana Style Designs, a fine-art floral designer from Northern Colorado. Thanks to Pink Diamond Events, Emma & Grace Bridal, Suzanne Harward Couture, Knotty Tie Co, Carly Ackerman for the The Parlour Fort Collins hair and makeup, Astonishing Cakes,  Chatham & Caron Letterpress, and Janie Rocek hair/makeup…
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"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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"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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