CHEROKEE CASTLE WEDDING | STYLE ME PRETTY | ASHLEY & TYLER

Ashley and Tyler lost their original venue when it suddenly closed. Luckily they had planner Isabelle Kline to help them find a new one that was even better! Style Me Pretty featured their Cherokee Castle wedding today. http://www.stylemepretty.com/colorado-weddings/sedalia-colorado/2016/04/26/after-the-original-venue-closed-this-castle-provided-the-perfect-backdrop-for-a-fairytale-wedding/ Thank you to Ashley and Tyler for having me as your photographer, and to all of these talented vendors who made a great team to give them their fairytale wedding in Colorado! Cinematography: Fortuna Films | Wedding Dress: Vera Wang | Cupcakes:…
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TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE WEDDING WEDNESDAY | THE BROADMOOR

Town & Country Magazine selected my image of bride Christina twirling at the bottom of the stairs in the Lake Suite at The Broadmoor. This image was taken with my 35mm film camera and Fuji 400H film. Christina had just put on her YSA Makino dress and was about to meet Kai for their First Look at the bridge before their ceremony on the lawn at the lake. This wedding was planned by Isabelle Kline Designs. Thanks T&C;!
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STYLE ME PRETTY INSTAGRAM TAKEOVER BY @lisaodwyerphoto

Style Me Pretty was the first wedding blog really and I started following it as a wedding photographer in Ireland in 2010. I had my first wedding featured on it in 2011 and now in 2016 I am taking over Style Me Pretty's Instagram! Please have a look at my posts and tips throughout the day on Instagram.
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SOUTH DAHLIA LANE DENVER MID-CENTURY MODERN MEETS LE DEJEUNER SUR L’ERBE

When I first met Jessie of Tangerine Room Events, we were both saying we wanted to a work on collaborative wedding shoot together that was very different. We were both inspired by art history and wanted to put in a Denver setting. Jessie told me of her interior designer mother's house and private neighbourhood state in the famous mid-century modern setting of South Dahlia Lane Denver. We took the famous painting by Manet "Le Dejeuner Sur L'Herbe" as our inspiration…
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TELLURIDE ENGAGEMENT SESSION | MARGARET & RYAN

This past January, I went with Casey of Pink Diamond Events, Margaret and Ryan's wedding planner, to Telluride. Margaret's family has a house in Ridgway which is where the famous western was filmed, True Grit. The new Tarantino film The Hateful 8 was filmed here too, and Ralph Lauren's Double RL Ranch is here. This is a stunning part of Colorado, especially in winter! I enjoyed getting to know Margaret and Ryan better, and photographing this time in their lives…
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"destination wedding colorado Crested Butte"

ROCKY MOUNTAIN BRIDE COVER CONTEST | LISA O’DWYER PHOTOGRAPHY

Please take a second to vote for my photograph for the cover of Rocky Mountain Bride magazine. This photograph was taken at Claire and Mikey's Crested Butte wedding in August 2015. The bouquet was created by the fabulous Flora By Nora. I used Portra 400 film in my Hasselblad H1 camera to make this image. Go film photography!!!! Please vote by March 23rd. Thank you!!!! http://rockymountainbride.com/2016/03/18/colorado-cover-contest/
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sheep, Curragh, Ireland, Lisa O'Dwyer Photography

10 DAY HONEYMOON TOUR IN IRELAND | SNIPPET & INK

Do you know anyone who will be traveling to Ireland? I wrote a 10 Day Tour for Snippet & Ink based on some of my favourite places (I lived there for 10 years and my husband and children were born there). This tour can be extended to 2 weeks to include more of Ireland. Ideally, take 3-4 weeks in Ireland as there is so much to see and do! Enjoy! http://snippetandink.com/ten-day-honeymoon-in-ireland/
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"winter wedding Boettcher Mansion Colorado"

BOETTCHER MANSION WEDDING | IAN & BRICE | WINTER WEDDING

From the bride, Briceland: My inspiration for our wedding actually came from my childhood home. I grew up surrounded by my mothers flower and herb gardens in the middle of a New England forest. I also grew up exploring the old farmhouse attic where my mother grew up. In that attic I would find tons of old family wedding photographs that showed a classic simplicity that I wanted to mimic. I did not have a specific theme or specific color…
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"why wedding photography is important"

REFLECTION | WHY PROFESSIONAL WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY HAS A LONG TERM VALUE

I am reminded today of why I continue to be a professional wedding photographer. It is not about the money...wedding photographers are not top wage-earners in our society. Our profit is around 25-35% of what we charge for a service. I continue to be a wedding photographer because I feel I want to give my clients a lasting legacy. I want their children and grandchildren to be obsessed with their photographs in a beautiful printed album and lovingly framed prints…
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ESTES PARK WEDDING AT STANLEY HOTEL | STYLE ME PRETTY

This elegant wedding at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park is on Style Me Pretty today:http://www.stylemepretty.com/colorado-weddings/estes-park/2016/02/16/timeless-wedding-in-estes-park-colorado/#comment-2357575 See more of Ashley and Chris's wedding on my blog and Style Me Pretty...the flowers by A Florae are just stunning!
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"winter engagement session Denver by Lisa O'Dwyer"

DENVER ENGAGEMENT & FAMILY SESSION | ASHLEY & SEAN

Colorado weather is very unpredictable in the winter...but one thing is for certain, the sun is usually shining! We had a gorgeous day for Ashley and Sean's engagement session a couple of weeks ago in January. We went to a couple locations in downtown Denver, including the park near this sweet family's home. I am obsessed with how beautiful Ashley looks in red (she reminds me of Julia Roberts!), and it was so much fun to include Sean's son in…
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"Marchesa bride Brush Creek Ranch wedding"

STYLE ME PRETTY | BRUSH CREEK RANCH WYOMING WEDDING

Today we are on Style Me Pretty with Part 2 of a fabulous inspiration shoot that I photographed last summer at the amazingly beautiful Brush Creek Ranch in Wyoming.http://www.stylemepretty.com/little-black-book-blog/2016/02/02/glamorous-western-wedding-inspiration-at-brush-creek-ranch/ It is truly an escape from the rat-race and a sublime wedding experience for you and your guests...and it is only a three hour drive from Northern Colorado! I couldn't have to done this shoot without a great team which included planning/styling/coordination from Pink Diamond Events, floral design by Hana Style…
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"Little White Dress Colorado wedding dress"

LITTLE WHITE DRESS | DENVER LUXURY BRIDAL SALON PHOTOGRAPHY

Little White Dress in Denver is one of the top bridal salons in the United States. We were so excited to collaborate with them on our bridal fashion editorial at a celebrity favorite wedding spot close to Northern Colorado, Brush Creek Ranch in Wyoming. This editorial shoot had three looks with styling provided by Little White Dress and Pink Diamond Events. This editorial has been featured on Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, Confetti Ireland magazine (print), Style Me Pretty, and soon…
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