Chico Hot Springs Montana Wedding Day of Elizabeth and Ryan

Photograph the wedding day of Elizabeth & Ryan at Chico Hot Springs in Pray, Montana

Preview of Sara & Cory’s Springhill Pavilion Montana Wedding Day

Over this past weekend I photographed the wedding day of Sara and Cory at the Springhill Pavilion near the base of the Bridger Mountains outside of Bozeman.

Chico Hot Springs Montana Wedding of Elizabeth and Ryan Preview

Last weekend I returned to Chico Hot Springs in Pray Montana to photograph the wedding day of Elizabeth & Ryan. When it came to these two New Mexican residents planning their wedding day, they opted to return to their old stomping grounds of southwest Montana.

Samantha and Jonathan Wedding Day Preview at the Y Knot Barn in Pony, Montana

As a wedding photographer I love traveling to new places where I get to explore, creative and make storytelling candid photographs. It is so much fun. A few weeks back I traveled out to the cute little town of Pony, Montana where I spent my day documenting the rustic country wedding day celebration of Samantha and Jonathan at the beautiful (and new) Y Knot …

Julia & Peter’s Wedding Day at Chico Hot Springs – Pray, Montana

I had the pleasure of documenting the wedding day of Julia & Peter out at Chico Hot Springs outside of Pray, Montana a few weeks back. These two were so much fun. The historic venue is located in the heart of Paradise Valley in a beautiful setting backed up towards Emigrant Peak. It’s a perfect place to tie-the-knot in Montana.

Preview of Julia & Peter’s Wedding Day at Chico Hot Springs – Pray, Montana

  About a week ago, I had the pleasure of documenting the wedding day of Julia & Peter out at Chico Hot Springs outside of Pray, Montana. Located in the heart of Paradise Valley, these two along with their friends and loved ones, took over the historic venue for a night of celebration, laughter and get down dancing. It was …

The Inspired Rustic Charm of Weddings in Montana

Weddings in Montana should never be about competing with the rustic beauty of the landscape, but about harmonizing with its natural inspiration.

Sara & Jason’s Wedding Day outside Chico, California

I’m excited to post these wedding photos. About a month ago, I traveled to Chico, California from Bozeman, Montana to photograph the destination wedding day of Sara and Jason. These two lovebirds booked me well over a year out after her colleague friend found me and showed my photography to Sara during a internet search for Northern California wedding photographers …

Courtney & Chris Bozeman Montana Wedding Day Photos at Springhill Pavilion

Wedding day photos from Courtney and Chris’ late summer outdoor wedding at the beautiful Springhill Pavilion in Bozeman Montana

Hope & Jeffery’s Idaho Country Garden Wedding near Idaho Falls

A couple weekends ago I traveled down to the small Idaho town of Rigby near Idaho Falls to photograph the country garden wedding of Hope and Jeffery. I met the two last summer when I was photographing her sister Ashley’s wedding day in the Montana Bitterroot Valley. It was so great to celebrate another wedding with their family again. Hope …

Cierra & Brian’s Wedding Day Photos at the Cougar Trail Ranch in Bigfork, Montana

Montana! I love it! Especially when it means I get to make a road trip through the state to photograph a wedding up near Glacier National Park. A couple weeks ago, I headed north towards Bigfork, Montana where I photographed Cierra & Brian’s wedding day festivities at the Cougar Trail Ranch. These newlyweds have been making a life together working …

Ashley and David’s Montana Wedding Day at the Teller Wildlife Refuge Slack House and Barn in Corvallis, Montana

A couple weekends ago, I drove over to western Montana to photograph the wedding day of Ashley and David at the fantastic Teller Wildlife Refuge Slack House and Barn in Corvallis, Montana.

Josh and Elizabeth’s Wedding Day at the Creek Club at I’On in Charleston, South Carolina

A couple weeks ago, I saddled up from my home here in Bozeman, Montana and hopped a flight bound for Charleston, South Carolina to photograph Josh and Elizabeth’s beautiful wedding day festivities. I love traveling for weddings! Photographing in new places all over the country is like an artist working with a brand new canvas and I couldn’t wait to …

Jenn and Chris’ Wedding Photobooth at the Ralston White Retreat in Mill Valley, California

God I love photobooths! In addition to documenting the fun throughout the day at Jenn and Chris’ Wedding, they wanted a fun way to entertain their guests at the reception. The Greener Visuals Photobooth was the perfect answer. They provided the fun costumes and toys while I set up my remote photobooth so that their guests could take the picture …

Jenn and Chris’ Mill Valley California Wedding at the Ralston White Retreat

Whew what a ride! The last month has been busy with weddings and traveling back and forth to California. It’s great to have a little destination wedding photographer adventure on my weekends and it allows me the challenge of photographing in new places. Northern California never ceases to amaze me with all it’s buried treasures. I just finished up my …

Molly and Brian’s Rehearsal Dinner at El Dorado Kitchen Restaurant in Sonoma, California

About a week ago, I left the mountains of Montana to head over to Sonoma, California to photograph the long awaited wedding weekend of Molly and Brian. Back in mid May, I made the same journey to photograph their engagement session. Sonoma is a truly beautiful place. This time of year the famous grapevines are starting to bear their fruit …

Michelle and Brian’s Cornerstone Gardens wedding in beautiful Sonoma, California

The first wedding of the season is always an exciting opportunity for me. After I’ve having had the time to ferment on my previous 2011 wedding season, I always look forward to how I can push my wedding photography to a new level for the next year. In the weeks leading up to my first wedding of the 2012 wedding …

Attending the Beautiful Backyard Wedding of friends Karisa and Scott in Cary, Illinois

Whew! I’ve finally started to decompress from my fun, but busy 2011 wedding season. In my new found free time, I’ve been able to go back through my back log of vacation images and a few wedding assistant gigs that I have been meaning to process. Despite my busy wedding schedule this past summer in Sacramento,  I did actually get …

Ryan and Christina’s Montana Wedding near Glacier National Park

A couple weeks ago I had the chance to return to Montana, my favorite place on earth, to photograph the wedding of an old college friend Christina and her new husband Ryan. I got to know Christina during my time tromping around the Big Sky state while attending The University of Montana in my pursuit of my degree in Photojournalism. …

Ashley and Trevor’s Beautiful Wedding at Mendocino Hill Event Center in Mendocino, California

The California wedding season has begun! A couple weeks ago I had the pleasure of seeing two of my oldest friends tie the knot at a small vineyard-surrounded property outside of Hopland, California. I met Ashley and Trevor back back in 1994 when I was in sixth grader at North Junior High School in my hometown of Crystal Lake, Illinois. It …