Garden of the Gods Club || A Rocky Mountain Bride Styled Film

“What an act of faith. The moment you enter into any kind of human undertaking and relationship. What an act of faith. You’ve given yourself up. Surrender. See, and love is an act of surrender to another person. Total abandonment. I give myself to you.”

We recently announced our membership with Rocky Mountain Bride as part of their Gem Collective. Have you had the opportunity to check out this amazing resource yet? It’s is truly a one stop shop for the best of the best in the Rocky Mountain Region. We are thrilled to be listed among such an incredible group of artists!

As a part of this membership, we were asked to join in a beautiful styled shoot for their 2018 Spring publication. Hosted by the Garden of the Gods Club, the view was gorgeous (I’m not kidding when I say it’s the BEST view in all of Colorado Springs) and the light – as you’ll see – impeccable. We are always thrilled to be asked to partner on styled shoots and this one was an easy favorite. The team was amazing, and we are so excited to finally be able to share this film with you!

RMB – thank you for being such an incredible inspiration and guide for all our Rocky Mountain couples. They, and WE, are so lucky to have you!

PHOTO: Cassidy Brooke Photography
VENUE: Garden of the Gods Club
DESIGN & PLANNING: SK Event Specialists
FLORIST: Amber Mustain Floral Design & Stylings
RENTALS: Colorado Party Rentals
HAIR & MAKEUP: Lush & Lather

PRINT PUBLICATION: Rocky Mountain Bride
PR AGENCY: B Public Relations
STATIONARY: Pier 9 Graphic Design
BRIDAL GOWN & BRIDESMAIDS: Something New Boutique
DJ: Sensational Sounds Professional DJ Service
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Crystal & Paul || A Spruce Mountain Wedding Film

“From that first moment, it was just you and me.”

Spruce Mountain Ranch in Larkspur, Colorado, is one of those venues you fall in love with immediately, and Crystal and Paul are one of those couples who make you feel the same way. Their story feels triumphant and filled with hope, their love gentle and calm. We get a little emotional with every film we put together, but this one brought tears to our eyes each time we worked through it. And even now, months later as we put together this blog post, their film tugs at our hearts.

Crystal & Paul – working with you both was a true joy. Thank you for including us! We wish you both so much joy and happiness.


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Adam & Rande || A Durango, Colorado Wedding Film

“If you know wilderness in the way that you know love, you would be unwilling to let it go… This is the story of our past and it will be the story of our future.” – Terry Tempest Williams

Adam & Rande were married just outside of Durango, Colorado at the base of the trail they hiked on their first date three years prior. You guys, how perfect is that? The aspens glowed as the rain fell, and the snow covered mountains served as the most gorgeous backdrop for this autumn wedding. They wrote some of the most touching vows we’ve ever been lucky enough to witness.

Adam and Rande exude love and hospitality – both for each other and for others. It was evident how well and deeply they are loved by their friends and family, and we were thrilled to be asked to be a part of their day. Here are the social media teaser & full length highlight films from their day.

Adam & Rande – thank you for being dream clients and for inviting us to film your wedding day. Congratulations!

Want to learn more about our social media teasers? Short 30-60 second teasers are super fun and a great way to share a sneak peak of your wedding or elopement film with your friends & family on Facebook and Instagram. Did you know we offer them as an affordable add-on? We try to keep up with sharing stills from each event over on IG – do you follow us yet, by the way? – and we promise to try to be better at FB – you can follow us there, too! – but these short teasers are an easy & affordable way to fill that void while you’re waiting for your full highlight film! Contact us today to add one to your package!

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Justyna Butler || Colorado Photographer Brand Film

So, you want to find a way to show your clients more about who you are. You’ve got some head shots and a well-written About page on your website. Maybe it doesn’t feel like quite enough, though. There’s got to be more ways to share your “why” than a few quick sentences. How about a brand film?

Let me guess – when you think of a “promotional video” you think of a stuffy, tons of awkward face time, interviewy mess? Am I right? Promo videos have traditionally been so awkward that we don’t even have one of our own… yet. That’s going to change real soon – for us, and we hope for you, too.

We’re revamping those stuffy brand films into something authentic and awesome. Does talking into the camera make you feel kinda queasy? Us, too. I haven’t even figured out how to talk into the camera for IG stories yet. While you definitely never actually look as awkward as you feel, we totally get it. It’s uncomfortable and kinda makes you wanna crawl into a hole.

We want to change that. When you think of creating a brand film for your creative business, you should feel excited about getting your story out there. Your “why” is SO important and we want to help you start sharing it. Why do your clients love you? Why do YOU love you? How do you share your own story each time your share your work?

We’re building a couple creative film options for all you business owners out there and we can’t wait to share with you! Do you have your own idea for a brand film? We’d love to chat and customize something new just for you.

We had the opportunity to tag along with Justyna Butler Photography for this Rocky Mountain National Park brand film and captured her in her element. Justyna is so inspiring and has this way of making you want to sprint after every single dream you have. She’s a no-nonsense, “spread your wings and fly” kind of woman. Respected and adored by fellow professionals and her passionate clients alike, we love her “why” (and her!) and know you will, too.

Want to see more from our partnership with Justyna? Take a look at Sarah & David’s anniversary session.

Feeling inspired? Let’s chat.

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Alex & Steph || An Icelandic Elopement

“Here’s to all the places we’ve been, and to all the places we’ll go. And here’s to me whispering again and again and again: I love you.” – John Green

It started with a few innocent texts and Facebook messages and quickly escalated to Dave BEGGING me, at what felt like a million months pregnant, to allow him to go to Iceland in September. September, right after our second son would be born. Literally, mere days after. I’m either insane or the coolest wife in the world because without skipping a beat, I told him he MUST GO. I mean, it’s freaking ICELAND. My only stipulation was that I get to go along the next time. You hear that, future elopements of the world? Take me to Iceland.

Living vicariously through the adventures Dave, Jen (from JenDz), and her husband Josh had with Steph & Alex, I almost, ALMOST felt like I was there with them. You guys, Iceland is INCREDIBLE. And Steph wins #bravebride of the year, am I right? Fearless and willing to do anything for the perfect shots, I’m pretty sure she and Alex were both Jen & Dave’s dream couple. By the way – check out Jen’s blog post with all the gorgeous images!

We hope you love this film. It’s one of our favorites.

Are you currently planning your destination wedding? We’d love to tag along to tell your story! I (Shanna) definitely plan to not be pregnant so I can go wherever your adventure takes us. Shoot us a quick email so we can start the conversation!



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