Farm-Fresh Outdoor Colorado Wedding | Elizabeth and Matthew

By, December 09, 2015

We were delighted to photograph Elizabeth and Matthew’s wedding at The Lyons Farmette. This rustic venue is next to the town of Lyons, Colorado, just east of Rocky Mountain National Park. The property is surrounded by beautiful cottonwood trees, rolling fields, and a tranquil stream.

In addition to hosting beautiful weddings, The Lyons Farmette is also an organic farm and education center. As you would expect, the gorgeous outdoor environment was the perfect location for this energetic young couple to wed. Instead of a hotel suite, the property boasted a charming Airstream trailer, where the bride prepared for her big day. The charming reception site was enhanced by the presence of classic cars, barns, tractors, and farm animals, including Nigerian Dwarf goats :)

For added character, Tracey Eaton of True Blue Vintage Rentals placed antique furniture throughout the venue. The wedding was flowered to precision by Flowers Forever Design. There were countless environmental props for us to use, which led to fun and distinctive photos of their day. We hope you enjoy this Rocky Mountain Wedding full of beauty & fun!
bride and groom in front of airstream trailer bride getting ready in trailer bride betting ready at rustic venue groomsmen wearing sunglasses against truck bride and groom first look on bridge
When we photograph a first look, like the one above, we aim to capture the moment in a discreet and romantic spot. We then take a step back and capture all of the emotion as it unfolds.
bride holding goat
Props, props, everywhere are props!!
bridal party leaning out of school bus bride and groom leaning against bicycle groom stepping out of classic truck bride and groom leaning against tractor beautiful outdoor reception site on lawn truck loaded with wedding decor wedding guests turning around during ceremony groom giving speech at ceremonypink bridesmaids dresses and bouquets bride and groom kiss in b&w wedding couple walking after ceremony antique style furniture in outdoor reception area guests at outdoor reception area bride and groom mustache drinking glasses serious photo of wedding party against fenceb&w photo of bride and airstream trailer bride and groom dancing on green lawn b&w of bride and wedding couple b&w groom on bridge at night bride and groom being carried at reception bride and groom celebrating at end of wedding

Venue: The Lyons Farmette
Coordinator: A Touch of Bliss Events
Florals: Flowers Forever Design
Vintage Furniture: Tracey Eaton of True Blue Vintage Rentals
Wedding Dress: Danelle’s Bridal Boutique
Officiant: Small Circles Ceremonies

To see more of Elizabeth & Matthew’s adventurous farm wedding, please click here.


Wild Basin Lodge | Picturesque Outdoor Bridal Photo Shoot

By, November 20, 2014

Even though snow is falling throughout the country, there are a few spots where fall is still in the air. For example, we just did a bridal fashion shoot at the amazing Wild Basin Lodge in Allenspark, Colorado. We wanted to show off the gorgeous fall weather and these equally breathtaking gowns from Anna Be. Depending on the season, the leaves change any time between early October through late November. If you blink, you can miss the colors at their peak.

Wild Basin Lodge & Event Center, a private event facility, is unique in that it has no traffic, other than event guests. Situated at the Wild Basin entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park, the lodge is located near the town of Estes Park, with nearby hiking, fishing, and horseback riding during the summer months. In winter, the pristine terrain is ideal for cross-country skiing, ice climbing and snowshoeing. We also appreciate that they source their own organic, local, hormone-free meats and fresh line-caught seafood. With indoor and outdoor ceremony locations, we love this year-round venue and its idyllic country setting.

Please enjoy a selection of images from our bridal fashion shoot below!
rustic wooden structure bridal photo shootWild Basin Lodge beautiful outdoor mountain weddingphoto shoot of bride in natural surroundingbenches at ceremony site wild basin lodgetree and bridal gown at wild basin lodgephoto of bride at wild basin lodge in stream

To book your event at Wild Basin Lodge, please contact Dianna and The Wild Basin Team:

1130 County Road 84 W
Allenspark, CO 80510
Phone: (303) 747.2274
Fax: (303) 747.2120
[email protected]


Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

By, July 17, 2014

Sandra and Craig had a gorgeous wedding at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield, the outdoor, rustic location chosen for their beautiful Colorado wedding. The natural outdoor venue is nestled along the banks of Deer Creek, with the Denver Foothills as the backdrop. The indoor rental facilities are historic buildings, providing classic reception opportunities.

As photographers, we wanted to take advantage of this natural outdoor setting, and create detailed images with a fashionable and timeless vibe. As you’ll see, Sandra and Craig’s charismatic personalities really shone through! :)

wedding couple in grass denver botanic gardens at chatfield

Denver bride Sandra with a beautiful pink parasol

Bride Sandra and her Denver bridal party

Groom Craig and his groomsmen standing with a flag

bridal party being playful in the green grass

Our wedding couple Sandra and Craig with their dogs

Sandra and Craig b&w photo Denver wedding

groom standing in field, b&w of bride in doorway Denver Botanic Gardens

To see more of this wedding, check out https://www.truephotography.com/event/sandra-craig

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