A Holiday, Family Reunion at the Bella Monte Lodge in Breckenridge Colorado

Beth called to ask if I could come to the Bella Monte Lodge over the holidays to take some portraits of their group while they were here in town celebrating her parent’s 50th anniversary.  When I arrived, I was greeted with a family that was excited to be together and ready to have some fun while getting new family portraits made.

Her dream was to have a "winter" shot for her senior portraits!

Her dream was to have a “winter” shot for her senior portraits!

A Family Portrait taken on the deck of the Bella Monte Lodge with Breckenridge Ski Resort in the Background.

A Family Portrait taken on the deck of the Bella Monte Lodge with Breckenridge Ski Resort in the Background.

Recreating a vintage "cousins" shot that they all treasure.

Recreating a vintage “cousins” shot that they all treasure.

Sisters
Sisters

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Their 50 Year Anniversary... Quite an Inspiration

Their 50 Year Anniversary… Quite an Inspiration

 

A September Wedding at Keystone Resort

Stacy and Patrick planned a September wedding at Keystone Resort. We began the day with photographs of the girls in the River Run Village while the guys made their way over from the Springs Condos for a planned, “first look”.  The bride & groom as well as the entire wedding party had a blast seeing each other for the first time.  Afterwards, everyone made their way up two gondolas for the ceremony on the stunning, Timber Ridge Lodge Deck. Stacey and Patrick’s friends and family members then filled the entire Lodge for a fabulous reception which lasted well into the night.

 

A Stunning Wedding at the Arrabelle at Vail Square

Alex and Jayson’s wedding ceremony was held inside the Arabelle at Vail Square, complete with their closest friends, family members and naturally, their beloved dog. After the ceremony, the guests made their way to Matsuhisa in the Vail Village for a stunning reception that involved special sake drinks and sushi appetizers. The extraordinary cuisine was created by executive chef Nobu Matsuhisa, a noted culinary icon. The ambiance at Matsuhisa is exciting and stylish, making it a perfect choice for a celebration dinner with your most intimate friends.

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wedding ring

Jayson surprised Alex with a ring that she had not been expecting!

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Matsuhisa, Vail

Matsuhisa in Vail, Colorado provides an upscale wedding reception venue with amazing cuisine.

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wedding rings

Gorgeous wedding rings to celebrate the love of Alex & Jayson.

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Vail wedding reception

Alex & Jayson’s reception at Matsuhisa, Vail.

Arrabelle at Vail Wedding

Alex & Jayson, just married at the Arrabelle at Vail Square.

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Matsuhisa wedding reception

Alex and her friends celebrating at the lovely reception at Matsuhisa, Vail.

Matsuhisa Wedding Reception

Matsuhisa in Vail provided an amazing reception venue with spectacular food.

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Michele McKamie, make up artist

Michele McKamie, make up artist, working her magic.

Matsuhisa, Vail wedding reception

Matsuhisa, Vail

Arrabelle at Vail Square

Alex & Jayson were able to include their best buddy in the ceremony at the Arrabelle at Vail Square.

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Alex and Jayson’s wedding ceremony was held inside the Arabelle at Vail Square, complete with their closest friends, family members and naturally, their beloved dog. After the ceremony, the guests made their way to Matsuhisa in the Vail Village for a stunning reception that involved special sake drinks and sushi appetizers. The extraordinary cuisine was created by executive chef Nobu Matsuhisa, a noted culinary icon. The ambiance at Matsuhisa is exciting and stylish, making it a perfect choice for a celebration dinner with your most intimate friends.

Bodhi the Berner

Bernese Mountain Dog

Bodhi, our 12 year old Bernese Mountain Dog.

My Bernese Mountain Dog, Bodhi, is way more excited about this recent snow than I am.

AKC describes them as: “A hardy dog that thrives in cold weather, the “Berner’s” intelligence, strength and agility helped him perform the drafting and droving work in the mountainous region where he originated. Today, this versatile breed participates in conformation, obedience, carting, agility, tracking, herding and therapy work. Like the other Swiss breeds, they are tri-colored, with patches of black, rust and white.”

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