Posts Tagged ‘outdoor reception’

Courtney & Chris Bozeman Montana Wedding Day Photos at Springhill Pavilion

Courtney & Chris Bozeman Montana Wedding Day Photos at Springhill Pavilion

A couple weeks ago I had the pleasure of photographing the wedding day of two amazing people here in Bozeman, Montana. Courtney and Chris had their late summer outdoor wedding at the beautiful Springhill Pavilion just outside of town. It’s funny how some people come into your life. I first met Chris during a friendly…Read More…

Christina & Levi's Beautiful Montana Backyard DIY Wedding in Manhattan, Montana

Christina & Levi’s Beautiful Montana Backyard DIY Wedding in Manhattan, Montana

Wow! Is it August already? Time does fly when you are having fun. Looking back on my summer, I’ve been keeping busy photographing weddings and spending the remaining free moments mountain biking around the mountains of Bozeman, Montana. Life is good. I feel lucky to have found such happiness and fulfillment in documenting the love…Read More…

Photography Review - Cierra & Brian’s Montana Wedding at the Cougar Trail Ranch in Bigfork, Montana

Photography Review – Cierra & Brian’s Montana Wedding at the Cougar Trail Ranch in Bigfork, Montana

“We knew Mike would be great when we hired him and when we got the shots back after the wedding they were even better than the already high expectations than we had. Any photographer can take set shots of the bride and groom and their families. Not many can get the candid shots that Mike…Read More…


Ali & Drausin Rehearsal Dinner at the Manor Vail Lodge in Vail, Colorado

Ali & Drausin Rehearsal Dinner at the Manor Vail Lodge in Vail, Colorado

I returned to the rocky mountains of Colorado a couple weeks ago to document the wedding weekend of Ali and Drausin in Vail, Colorado. It was a wonderful crossroad of my past and my future. Ali, has been a buddy of mine for years now. Back in college, while my journalism peers were seeking out…Read More…

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

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…Read More…

Cierra & Brian's Montana Wedding Day at the Cougar Trail Ranch in Bigfork, Montana Preview

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

This past weekend, I traveled towards the Flathead Valley in northwest Montana to the town of Big Fork to photograph Cierra and Brian’s wedding day held at the beautiful Cougar Trail Ranch. Here’s a sneak peak at some of the fun photos I got to make on their big day! This is just the tip of the iceberg…Read More…


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

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…Read More…

Josh and Elizabeth's Charleston South Carolina Wedding Day Preview

Josh and Elizabeth’s Charleston South Carolina Wedding Day Preview

I just got back from documenting Josh and Elizabeth’s beautiful wedding day in Charleston, South Carolina. My first time exploring the charming place. Here is a sneak peak at some photos that caught my eye from the day. So many more to come. Stay tuned…M.

Melissa and Brendan's Washington Wedding on the Yakima River

Melissa and Brendan’s Washington Wedding on the Yakima River

I love it when brides and grooms completely make their weddings unique and their own by doing a “Do-it-yourself” styled wedding. For my last wedding of the 2012 season, Melissa and Brendan wedding didn’t disappoint. I always like to end my wedding seasons with a bang. In the case of photographing their wedding a couple weeks…Read More…


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

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.…Read More…

A big Greener Visuals Wedding Photography congrats to my assistant Brad

A big Greener Visuals Wedding Photography congrats to my assistant Brad

I’m happy to announce that one of my go to wedding photo assistants and long time friend Brad Zweerink just found out that a photo of his from our coverage of Gillian and Jeff’s Wedding last May won and is a finalist in the Photo District News (PDN) ”Top Knots” wedding photography competition. We had such…Read More…

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

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…Read More…


Sacramento Association of Bridal Consultants Wedding Planners Quarterly Meeting at CAVERNA 57

Sacramento Association of Bridal Consultants Wedding Planners Quarterly Meeting at CAVERNA 57

A couple weeks back I was asked by my friend Catrina, of Catrina Maria Designs and The Venue Vixens, to photograph the social meet up of the Association of Bridal Consultants Sacramento chapter meeting. The quarterly event brings wedding planners from throughout the Sacramento area together for educational and networking and was held at new CAVERNA…Read More…

2011 Lavish and Fabulous Couture Bridal Event - Documenting the Fun

2011 Lavish and Fabulous Couture Bridal Event – Documenting the Fun

After I spent the first half of the evening photographing the 2011 Lavish and Fabulous Couture Bridal Event VIP Black Carpet portraits at the Arden Hills Resort Club & Spa, I wandered the venue documenting the fun. The annual event is put on by my wedding planner friend Fearon, of Fearon May Events, in association with Real Weddings Magazine as…Read More…

2011 Lavish and Fabulous Couture Bridal Event VIP Black Carpet Portraits

2011 Lavish and Fabulous Couture Bridal Event VIP Black Carpet Portraits

Last night I had the privilege of photographing the 2011 Lavish and Fabulous Couture Bridal Event at the Arden Hills Resort Club & Spa. The annual event is put on by my wedding planner friend Fearon, of Fearon May Events, in association with Real Weddings Magazine as a chance to show case the top wedding vendors…Read More…


Krysta and Nathan's Beautiful Do-It-Yourself Outdoor Wedding in Chico, California

Krysta and Nathan’s Beautiful Do-It-Yourself Outdoor Wedding in Chico, California

A couple weeks ago I had the pleasure of photographing the wedding of new found friends Krysta and Nathan in Chico, California. The two are making a life together down in Irvine, California – Krysta works in the insurance industry and Nathan works as a software company programmer that services the broadcasting industry. After two…Read More…

Sneak Peek - Christina and Ryan's Montana Wedding near Glacier National Park

Sneak Peek – Christina and Ryan’s Montana Wedding near Glacier National Park

I’m almost finished with my latest wedding photo shoot where I returned to the Big Sky state to photograph Christina and Ryan’s Montana wedding. Stay tuned for a big post soon.

Erin & Ryan’s Colorado Wedding Part Three – Wedding Day & Reception in Parker, Colorado

Erin & Ryan’s Colorado Wedding Part Three – Wedding Day & Reception in Parker, Colorado

When Erin & Ryan hired me to photograph their wedding weekend in the Denver, Colorado area, they made it apparent to me that it was going to be a huge celebration. The two have made a successful careers working in Palo Alto, California – Erin at Facebook and Ryan for the AGC of California and…Read More…


Erin & Ryan's Wedding Day Preview

Erin & Ryan’s Wedding Day Preview

I’m just about finished with their Colorado wedding photos. Stay tuned…..

Erin & Ryan's Colorado Wedding Part Two - Photo Booth at the Reception

Erin & Ryan’s Colorado Wedding Part Two – Photo Booth at the Reception

Sometimes it’s the little things that can make a wedding peak over the top of awesomeness. A couple weeks ago, I helped Erin and Ryan do just that by setting up a photo booth for their guests to play in and take photos of themselves throughout the reception. What I love about offering photo booths…Read More…

Erin & Ryan's Colorado Wedding Part One - Rehearsal Dinner at Wine Experience Cafe in Aurora Colorado

Erin & Ryan’s Colorado Wedding Part One – Rehearsal Dinner at Wine Experience Cafe in Aurora Colorado

I love shooting the weddings of friends especially one’s I haven’t seen in a while. Last weekend I had the pleasure of traveling to Denver, Colorado to photograph the wedding of an old high school friend Erin who was tying the knot with her college sweetheart Ryan. The two hired me for a full weekend…Read More…


Gillian and Jeff's May 2011 Wedding Day at The Firehouse Restaurant in Downtown Sacramento

Gillian and Jeff’s May 2011 Wedding Day at The Firehouse Restaurant in Downtown Sacramento

The first weekend in May I had the pleasure of photographing Gillian and Jeff’s wedding day at the beautiful Firehouse Restaurant in Old Town Sacramento. You could not have asked for a nicer day. The comfortable mid day California sunshine warmed down on their outdoor wedding where big oak trees gave a lovely cool shade…Read More…

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

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…Read More…

Zack and Anna's Wedding outside Lake Tahoe, California

Zack and Anna’s Wedding outside Lake Tahoe, California

Fall has come to California and I find myself meditating on my good fortune to have had the opportunity to photograph so many of my friend’s weddings this year. But none have had so much anticipation and impact on me like Zack and Anna’s wedding did. I’ve known Zack and Anna for almost four years…Read More…