I'm a fine art wedding and portrait photographer — creating a space that welcomes creativity and inspiration. Based in Colorado, my work has taken me across the globe.


A Surf Hotel Wedding in Buena Vista | Hannah + Craig

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Hannah and Craig’s Surf Hotel wedding in Buena Vista, Colorado, was a blend of beauty and surprises. Classic Colorado treated them to a day that encompassed sun, clouds, rain, and even snow all within the span of one day. Despite the unpredictable weather, the exceptional vendor team ensured that everything ran seamlessly. Their entire entourage departed with nothing but smiles. Continue scrolling to discover their incredibly unique Dia de los Muertos details and decor. You’ll also gain a little insight into the experience of having your wedding at the Surf Hotel.


Located discreetly in Buena Vista, Colorado, this destination wedding venue seamlessly blends the timeless charm of European-style hotels with the rugged beauty of the Rocky Mountains. With a unique vantage point and a picturesque backdrop, it provides guests with a luxurious experience that is both refined and modest.

Besides the jaw-dropping mountain vistas, well-appointed guest rooms, and the lively community, the Surf Hotel offers an array of amenities and services that provide distinctive choices for your special celebration. From an inviting ground floor restaurant to an outdoor courtyard and a conveniently located onsite ballroom, the spaces were meticulously designed to accommodate a wide range of events. Regardless of your wedding’s style or format, they can assist you in crafting your one-of-a-kind vision for a day (or several days) filled with mountain town elegance.


Whether you find inspiration in this Surf Hotel wedding or simply dream of a Rocky Mountain wedding or elopement, I’m here to assist you in capturing every detail. If you’re still searching for your Colorado wedding or elopement photographer, click here to get in touch, and let’s make it happen!


“Whitney, I can’t thank you enough for everything you did on Saturday, you were such a steady helpful ROCK for me. Everyone has been talking about how great you were and we truly couldn’t have done it without you!!!! We are so so thankful that you were a part of our day. I’m loooooving the colors in these so far and holy moly the snow pics on the raft are EPIC”


Venue | Surf Hotel Buena Vista

Planning + Rentals | Kosi Rentals & Kosi Events

Florals | Wild Holly Floral Co.

HMU | Graykin Hair & Makeup

Dinnerware | Ann-Marie Vintage Dish Rental

Band | DeadPhish Orchestra

Cake | Joyful Bakery

Dress | Caroline Takvorian

Call it authentic, candid or genuine. Whatever the adjective, I want to create a wedding celebration that resembles you, from the big celebrations and the in-between moments to the images I deliver that help you relive the day for years to come. When it comes to your wedding day, the moments you want to remember aren't always perfect, staged or scripted, they are uncut, raw and true to you.


I believe in

Dorothea Lange

“Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still”

Words I Live by

Let's Connect


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Hello! I feel beyond honored that you've made your way here! In order to give you the best representation of who you'll be spending your wedding day (one of the best days you'll live) with, here's a brief run down!

First and foremost, I'm a mountain gal through and through. I was born and raised in Vail, Colorado and unless it's another mountain town, my husband and I will always call this home. It's the tightly knit community, the fresh air (but really, it hits different here), the scenery and most importantly for us, the recreation + lifestyle. This is something that will always come through in my work, and what I believe sets me just a little bit apart - I am, and will forever be, inspired by the poetry of love in landscapes. 

I have a deep desire to be on the move, to see everything before I don't have the opportunity to, and are therefore happiest when traveling and exploring new places (which I feel so lucky is a part of my work!) 


Spending quality time hiking/biking/skiing/camping with my husband and our two border collies, clocking in some R&R at home or catching up with a friend over a glass of wine/craft beer are things that always sit at the top of the priority list.

If you're in to it- I'm a Libra, A Manifesting Generator (6-2) and an Enneagram 7 Wing 6/8. In short, I'm a people person, an optimist, and for lack of better terms- like to get shit done and make things happen. I'm a feeler, with a strong sense of empathy and sense of what people are experiencing, both when it comes to myself and others. I'm a bit of a goof, a tiny little thing packed with some sass, and ultimately just want to live a fun and adventurous life that's packed with new experiences and people. 

..I guess that's why I do what I do. I feel so grateful to be on this journey of having my own business where I have freedom to curate the life I want to live, where I get to connect with truly so many amazing humans, travel to some really beautiful places, and document that as a whole, as creatively and beautifully as I can for you.

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