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Jen & Gregg’s Gorgeous Fall Wedding / Colorado Mountain Wedding Photography / Vail, CO.

I was lucky enough to have two absolutely gorgeous Fall days in Vail this past fall- one week apart!  Now, in the Colorado Mountains in the Fall, that is pretty rare.  I fully expected one of these two weddings to be like summer, and then next– a winter storm.  So, I was pleasantly surprised when both turned out to be just stunning, warm, fall days!  Woohoo for mother nature!!

As for Jen and Gregg– the day was totally sweet!  I was excited to get there because I hadn’t done engagement photos of these two, so I hadn’t even met Gregg yet!  It was so cute to see how they interacted together– already seemed like a couple that had a connection that could be years old.  You will see a lot of images of laughter…I love how goofy and fun Jen was!!  Guess there’s a reason we hit it off….;)

After getting ready in Vail Village, we headed to Donovan Pavilion for the ceremony and party!  Jen looked absolutely stunning in her pale pink gown (hard to tell in photos)- and all the decor and florals were just perfect for the Colorado mountains!  We played around a bit with photos before the sun went down, making for some beautifully lit couples portraits.  Then, the night progressed with some heartfelt toasts by mom, and Dad(s), and two of my favorite father/daughter dance photos (I am not sure why I love it when people cry…but I do).  This group knew how to party- and the dancing was lively all night!  We ended the evening with a sparkler exit– always fun!

Congrats to you two!  Thank you for having us along on your journey!!

Thank you to my second shooter, Erin Cady, for being awesome like always!!

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I find it totally appropriate and fantastic to be watching Sex and the City while getting ready.  It was awesome.
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These next two images just kill me– you can’t create moments like these…you just have to be ready for them.
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