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Most days you can find me snuggled up on my couch in sweat pants with my 3 cats, 1 dog and a cup of tea. As much as I love being snuggled up on my couch I also crave breathing in the fresh mountain air and that's why I am known for my passion to capture real and unposed moments for those who embrace adventure! Don't mind getting your dress a bit dirty? YES PLEASEl! Dying to take a hike for those freaking beautiful sunset portraits? You bet I'll be there! I want to create an incredible experience for you that you'll treasure for the rest of your life.
I photograph couples who desire to have a fun and relaxed adventure in the mountains or who are looking to have an intimate ceremony with their nearest and dearest friends and family! I am so lucky to work with couples who become more than just clients to me. They become some of my closest friends!
When I'm not busy editing or capturing an elopement you can catch me refurbishing furniture or traveling all over the world with my husband!
Lastly, I would freaking love to be your Destination Elopement Photographer! So, if are dying to have an incredible and adventurous experience, hit that 'contact me' button and let's chat!
Dying to learn more? Scroll down for 10 Fun Facts about me and if you like what you hear let's chat!
I will help you customize your elopement day to fit how you two dream of saying 'I do". From the moment you wake up till your head hits your pillow in the evening-every moment will be mapped out to make it 100% times more incredible than you could possibly imagine.
No matter what you dream of doing, you can do it and I'll be there by your side every step of the way. That is the beauty of eloping.
You get to choose exactly how you get married!
When I am capturing an elopement I stay far away from those awkward and weird posed photos. Remember the "prom-pose"?! We won't go anywhere near that!
Even if you feel uncomfortable or timid in front of a camera I will make sure you don't! That's why it's so important to me to be able to get to know you as couple, because when I am more than just your photographer it will make you feel a million times more comfortable in front of my camera.
I will be with you as you put your dress on, tie up your boots and trek through the mountains. I will be your guide and I will probably shed a tear as you say your vows because..
My goal is to document your real, authentic and in-between crazy, fun and weird moments! I'm not there to pose you for eight hours.
I want you to be able to look back at your images 50 years later and remember it like it was yesterday. I want you to be able to see, feel and remember your genuine emotions from your incredible day.
I never go anywhere without my Burt's Bees Peppermint Chapstick!
I sleep with an eye mask at night!
I have worked with wolves!
As much as I love to travel, I am a true home-body!
I will take tea over coffee any day!
I was a hairdresser before I got into photography!
Nuts and Berries is my favorite alcoholic drink!
I could eat cereal all day every day!
I have been to 10 countries and counting!
I believe that there is always room for dessert!
Let. Me. Tell. You. It's not the technical aspects of Photography that are the most difficult. It's the human aspect. Remembering that as a Photographer, you may be behind the lens but you are still a human, in front of other humans, in some of the most raw and intimate of moments. Courtney balances both of these necessities (but rarities) with poise, great direction, and an overall kind calmness that just makes you breathe a sigh of relief. If you've come across Courtney's page and see what you like already, BOOK HER NOW! Don't spend another second looking for another photographer that doesn't bring anywhere near the amazing light and spirit that this girl brings right here. The images are stunning and I can't wait to blow them up and hang them in our home.
"BOOK HER NOW!"
Shannon + Brandon
My fiance and I were so lucky to work with Courtney for our engagement photos. She did such a amazing job and took the most beautiful pictures! Not only are the pictures absolutely stunning, she made the picture taking process so much fun! Courtney has such a great personality and made us feel so comfortable. She also gave us guidance on how to stand, what do to, where to go, which made it very stress free. We are in love with our engagement photos and so thankful for Courtney's ability to capture such wonderful photographs.
Melissa + Justin
Courtney is a magician with a camera! She is really great at coaching and made us feel comfortable and natural during the whole session. We did a photo shoot on giant sand dunes with more wind than we had planned. We ran around in the sand and had a lot of fun. Even though the wind was blowing like crazy and we weren't sure what the outcome would be, our final images were gorgeous keepsakes that I will treasure forever. Thank you, Courtney!!
"Courtney is a magician with a camera!"
Kim & Lewis
I can’t thank Courtney enough for the breathtaking shoot we had! I have seriously been obsessing over the photos since I’ve got them & had the absolutely best time shooting with her! Her work is phenomenal and she’s so personable! I’d highly recommend her!
"Her work is phenomenal and she's so personable!"
Anna & Justin
Courtney did an awesome job on our elopement pictures! She gave us directions on natural poses which just had everything going super smoothly and fun. The outcome looks just amazing, we received the pictures earlier than expected and they are all just looking wonderful! Thank you so much again, Courtney!
"The outcome looks just amazing!"
Julia & Matt
I just received my photos from Courtney and absolutely love them! She made our photo shoot experience seamless and exciting. She has done a wonderful job capturing true moments in our photos. I would highly recommend her!
"She made our photo shoot experience seamless and exciting!"
Sabrina + Connor
Last night Courtney did a session with my boyfriend and I, and I am in love with our pictures. She captured our true happiness, we had so much fun with her. Thank you so much Courtney, you are a true artist.
"I am in love with our pictures! You are a true artist!"
Ariana + Dave
Courtney is amazing!! My husband and I wanted some photos for our anniversary and we love them! She suggested the perfect location and she made things so easy for us. We aren't used to getting our pictures taken but she made us feel relaxed and it was truly a great experience. She is professional and you simply can't go wrong! Hurry and book her!!
"It was truly a great experience!"
Sarah + Nick
Courtney was awesome to work with! We had so much fun and she handled our many jokes and inability to stay serious so well. Her posing felt natural and she was all for our cuddly-ness. She delivered the gallery quickly and we love the photos!
"Courtney was awesome to work with!"
Miranda + Trevor
If you're looking for candid pictures with a special touch, don't think twice before booking your session with Courtney! I knew that the shoot went well and I expected the pictures to be pretty but they actually turned out to be out of this world!!! I definitely recommend Courtney for high quality pictures that will make your memories last a lifetime. I can't thank you enough Courtney :))
"Don't think twice before booking your session with Courtney!"
Haya + Leo
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