Steamboat Springs Vacation Photography


a visit to a local farm in the winter was such a treat.
a llama + so many cute lil alpacas I was in heaven!
family sessions are the best, I never know what will happen
but we just go with the flow and have fun with it

Colorado Engagement Sessions | Mountainside Lake Vibes | Steamboat Springs Rabbit Ears

Kristy + Brad are such a sweet couple, and happen to be my neighbors!
These two are a dyanmic partners, they work together are raising an adorable son together and are making parenthood look good. These two are walking down the isle in a few short days, cannot wait to see the day they have been planning for over year!

Farmers Market | Steamboat Springs Weekend Lifestyle Getaway

Freelancing with Main Street Steamboat
this Summer has been a blast. There is nothing like a Saturday in Steamboat when you get to bike down to the market for local handmade goods and treats! Here is a peek at this Summers Market


Beauty sleeps on the calm dreamy bosom of the ocean, or lives in the dance of its wild waves. ~T.C. Henley

this is us | Denver Family Photography Session || Fish Creek Falls

summer came like cinnamon, so sweet.


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when goddess follow their dreams

amanda is a multi passionate woman who is beginning two business venutres.
we set up a lifestyle shoot at our local botanic gardens and spent the afternoon floatin around garden goddesses, and here are a few of my favorites from our session

b r u n c h b u d d i e s || Steamboat Springs Saturday

madelines - beermosa - scramble + some good friends
Steamboat has been experiencing some amazing blue bird days + which are melting the snow quick and getting us all eager for more time outside in the sunshine.  last Saturday was one of those day! 


This is what it looks like when the Winter WonderGrass Bluegrass Festival rambles through the Boat. I was lucky enough to work with an amazing caterer, Lulu Martin Cox owner of Amuse Bouche to help her document her amazing pig feast that fed hundereds!

mom wanted a photoshoot for her gift

It was so fun to meet up with my buddy Christine and her family this morning. we have a great time taking pictures at Spring Creek trail. Christine's brother and his wife just found out that they are E X P E C T I N G so we were able to do a few fun announcement photos for them and than we spent the rest of the time strolling through park and capturing time together!

Apres Ski Lifestyle Sessions || Steamboat Resort

thanks to Megan and Louis for meeting me at the base of the resort this past Thursday. We were met by the sounds of Winter Wondergrass musicians noodlin' on the stage and crowds of listeners and dancers enjoying some live sounds. We strolled around, grab a drink at Gondola Pub and Grill, ran into a few moose and played with their doggy Hank. Thanks you two for kickin' it for a fun shoot. 

cierra + nick || engaged

this fun loving couple were so fun to spend time with
we ventured out on a gloomy Sunday afternoon + hiked up the trail behind Cierra folks house.
we posted up in a snowy field and I watched these two light up each time they looked at each other + the got cozy on their Big Agnes coats and tossed some snow + did some piggy back rides and had a grand ole time.

bryan + adrianna

Bryan and Adrianna are such a sweet couple, and I was lucky to capture their wedding day a few weeks back + than we did a mini after the wedding photo session
Bryan scouted out his favorite location, that was special and beautiful. 


backyard weddings

this family was super fun to hang out with.
their backyard wedding was laid back- stylish - and perfect!

love in the ferns

love in the ferns


autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other season -jb

this is my favorite time of year
chasing the colors around the valley
setting up my hammock in aspen groves
and going on hikes with my favorite dog

> > >
now booking fall sessions

Bella Vista Estate || Danielle Zimmerer Photography ||

Bella Vista is truly heaven on earth, If you are looking for a place to relax and connect with the finer things this property delivers! I am so grateful that the owners and the employees are more than accommodating and allowed me the chance to have a photo shoot on site, and that same week I attended a wedding industry mixer which was a huge success. 
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+ the incredible valley view all hours of the day is incredible, especially those sunrays and magical sunsets and sunrise
+ submerge in either the vintage gorgeous gratto or pristine outdoor pool
+ the lodging and suites are updated and beautiful and are equipped to entertain or unwind
+ outdoor adventure: decks, fire pit and lawn, the hammock area, the outdoor bbq area (perfect)
+ games,  indoor gameroom and outdoor space for yard games, tennis court
+ this place provides a tranquility to all who visit, which is essential for people with busy lifestyles, taking time to surround yourself with your people and amazing surroundings

Here is a mix of images from my photoshoot with a good friend and the party I attended!