Photographers in Durango CO capture beautiful fall wedding

Heather and Robert live in Durango CO and hired Ken and I, who are photographers in Durango CO, to capture their wedding and reception. The wedding was held in an open area in the mountains with gorgeous fall colors as a backdrop.

Bride and Groom at wedding ceremony by photographers in durango co

Heather, Robert, and the officiant at wedding ceremony

You’ll notice that their officiant is dressed as Father Guido Sarducci from Saturday Night Live. His “service” was hysterical. Couples getting married in Colorado don’t really need an officiant, so anybody can provide this service. Couples can also marry themselves – just read their vows to each other and sign the marriage license.

Marriage ceremony in the mountains by photographers in durango co

Full shot of the marriage ceremony with the fall colors

A little peeping through the fall leaves at the wedding ceremony.

Wedding ceremony through the fall leaves by durango photographers

Peeping at the ceremony thru an aspen tree

Robert proposed to Heather on 3.30.19  on the 18th hole at the Hidden Valley Golf Course. They both love golfing, so that was perfect for the proposal.

We got all of their family and friends together at the ceremony site for a portrait with the yellow aspen leaves in the background.

Bride, Groom, and family by photographers in durango co

Bride, Groom, and their families

Before the wedding ceremony, we did some photos of Heather and Robert. I told him to whisper something sexy into her ear so she would laugh. They wouldn’t tell me what he said – haha.

Groom whispering in Bride's ear by durango co photographers

Whispering sexy things in her ear

Then I told them to walk towards me, and she got a little crazy. I think she was getting ready to sing The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Music.

Bride and Groom walking thru field by photographers in durango co

Walking through a field

Do you like the way they’re showing off their rings?

Bride and Groom showing off rings by durango co photographers

Showing off their rings

They look pretty cool with their sunglasses, right?

Bride and Groom with sunglasses by photographers in durango co

Looking cool with sunglasses

After leaving the wedding ceremony site, we stopped on the way back into Durango by a pond with a lovely background.

Bride and Groom portrait by pond and mountains by durango photographers

Portrait with pond, mountains, and fall colors

Once we arrived in Durango, they danced in the street.

Bride and Groom dance in the street by photographers in durango co

Dancing in the Street

They wanted a photo with the statue of horses in front of the Durango Train Station.

Bride and Groom with horse statue by durango photographers

Posing with the horse statue

We then went to a local park with a gazebo and placed them on the steps to show off her ring.

Bride and groom on gazebo steps by photographers in durango co

Sitting on the Gazebo steps

They had the reception at their home. We captured their first dance and then they changed into street clothes to have fun with their friends and family.

Couple laughing during first dance by durango photographers

Laughing during the First Dance

Bride and Groom getting wild during first dance by durango photographers

Getting a little wild during their first dance

Let me know if you need a photographer for a wedding, family portrait, high school senior portrait, or boudoir.

Thanks, Karen

Karen Skelly Photography

Photographers in Durango CO

www.karenskellyphoto.com

karen@karenskellyphoto.com

970.884.5292

 

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