Mentorships & Workshops

Ranch Wedding Photography

New Mexico Based - Est. 2010

I loved the sweetheart table scull, cowhides, succulents, terracotta cake, and all the strands of lights…but who is with me when you saw the repurposed Coors Light box “wedding signage” and knew these were your kinda people? 

Ranch Weddings

May 20, 2021

Dolores Colorado Western Wedding | Cole & Erin

Dolores Colorado Western Wedding

I knew that getting to photograph them on the ranch outside of Steamboat Springs Colorado was going to be stunning!
When Katy mentioned a river I made…

Couples & Engagements

September 20, 2019

Steamboat Springs Colorado Ranch Couple | Austin & Katy

Steamboat Springs Colorado Ranch Couple | Western Cowboy Cowgirl Ranch Ranching Horse Horseman Cutting Horses River Horseback Photos Photography Photographer

…The Groom, Father of the Bride and Father of the Groom…embolden by a little strong drink and backed-up by the Dennison County Line Band…howled out a ridiculous song about some lady in Louisiana with all they were worth. It definitely wasn’t a typical “wedding song” but as I watched the three of them up there sharing a mic I was struck by the way it really spoke about the bond these two separate families have built through the journey Ricky, Alyssa and their son Max have shared bringing them all to that moment. And THAT is why this pregnant photographer got a little teary eyed listening to a song about a voodoo lady named Marie Laveau. #youwouldcrytooifyouhadthesehormones

Ranch Weddings

September 2, 2017

Colorado Ranch Wedding | Ricky & Alyssa

I immediately fell in love with the legit Pendleton accents everywhere! It was so perfect for Trista’s southwestern inspired theme and details! Look out “shoe shots”! 

Ranch Weddings

August 17, 2017

Durango Colorado Southwestern Wedding | Luke & Trista

We started shooting at the foot of the Bridal Veils Falls, a breathtaking waterfall that cascades 365 feet down the face of sheer mountain into icy blue pools. And we ended by riding the gondola up above Telluride to views of the surrounding snowcapped mountains that were exploding with fall color.

Couples & Engagements

October 8, 2016

Telluride Colorado Engagement Photography | Matt & Sally

While working on the design for this new website, I was looking for a particular image and while digging through my archives I stumbled across the originals to my very first,  2008, practice “themed” session that I had all but forgotten about. And lately, my every thought process has ended with “I should do a blog […]


March 28, 2013

My “ThrowBack” Thursday Thoughts | Themed Session