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My amazingly talented husband put together this little behind the scenes video during an engagement shoot up in GlacierView full post »
This beautiful High School senior grew up right outside of Glacier National Park, so what better spot to do her photosView full post »
This all started in 2016 when Scott and Megan Lester bought a 65 acre retired seed potato farm 1 mile north ofView full post »
Most people who don’t live in Montana don’t know that Montana has absolutely stunning fall colors! One ofView full post »
Many Glacier is well worth the extra 2 and 1/2 hour drive from Kalispell for an epic elopement in Glacier NationalView full post »
My amazingly talented husband put together this little behind the scenes video during an engagement shoot up in Glacier National Park on Lake McDonald. I love it so much. So many people dread having their photos taken and I hope this captures a little taste of how fun and special having your photos taken can be.
This beautiful song is by Shayla Smith and can be purchased here https://shayla.bandcamp.com/track/loved
Shayla is a local artist and also does music for weddings, which is ALWAYS a treat for me!
Here are the photos from the shoot. And in case you were wondering who thisView full post »
This beautiful High School senior grew up right outside of Glacier National Park, so what better spot to do her photos then in and around the park? We started the session at her family’s ranch in Martin City, Montana, stopped at the Middle Fork of the Flathead River for some shots and then ended the session on the shores of Lake McDonald. A fitting way to close this chapter of her life.View full post »
This all started in 2016 when Scott and Megan Lester bought a 65 acre retired seed potato farm 1 mile north of Reserve on Whitefish Stage so they could live with their three children and Megan’s parents. They immediately remodeled the old farmhouse on the land for Megan’s Parents. From there they cleaned up the farm in preparation to build their family home on the land.
On New Years day 2016, Scott and Megan started talking about how they had this great farm, with great 25 year organic soil, an irrigation well, and how it would be really cool to grow vegetables for people in theView full post »
Most people who don’t live in Montana don’t know that Montana has absolutely stunning fall colors! One of my favorite things about the Montana fall is the Tamarack tree, a tree that looks like a pine tree but in the fall turns beautiful vibrant yellow and orange, an absolute stunning backdrop for family photos.* The Swan Valley outside of Bigfork has a lot of Tamaracks and I was so excited that the timing worked out to do this family session down the Swan in October to take advantage of those fall colors. There was some fog coming off of Swan Lake but it blew off shortly and theView full post »
Many Glacier is well worth the extra 2 and 1/2 hour drive from Kalispell for an epic elopement in Glacier National Park. It’s weddings like this that are why I love being a Glacier National Park Wedding Photographer.
From the Bride:
We are high school sweethearts. At the time of our wedding, we’d been engaged for 4 years. We spent that time accomplishing goals we set for ourselves as a couple, such as graduating college, starting our careers, building a home, and planning our dream wedding. Staying true to ourselves as individuals and as a couple was our jumping off point for planningView full post »
Brittany and Travis came all the way from Minnesota for engagement photos in Glacier National Park and I hope you can agree that they were well worth the trip! And since they were already here for photos they thought they might as well make the most of their trip and so they camped, explored, hiked, and took advantage of everything that Montana has to offer. Ok fine, maybe having fun in Montana was their main reason for coming, but engagement photos was definitely up there!
Travis and I met, of all places, in a bar. We are both quite tall and we just lockedView full post »
One factor that many people don’t consider when planning their wedding in Montana is what time is best for photos. When the sun is rising and the sun is setting is by FAR the best time for photos…and in Montana that can be really late! In June and July the sun sets around 9, mid August around 8:30 and September around 7:30. If you want the OPTIMAL time you’ll want to plan on doing photos starting an hour before the sunset, so if your ceremony lasts a half hour then plan the ceremony time an hour and a half before sunset. I realize this can be hard if you have aView full post »
I had so much fun photographing this couple’s Glacier National Park elopement. I mean, just look at them! How can you not smile :)
This is why I love being a Glacier wedding photographer . A day in the sun, exploring beautiful spots, hanging out with people in love. It’s a tough job but somebody has got to do it.View full post »
Kate and Mikal were married July 18 on the north shore of Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park with a reception at The Belton Chalet in West Glacier.
It’s wedding like these that make me love being a wedding photographer in Glacier National Park. Small, intimate, romantic. Your closest family and friends surrounding you and sharing in the celebration of your love. It’s no wonder that small weddings and intimate elopements have become so popular.
The bride got ready at the beautiful and historic Belton Chalet in West Glacier, where the reception was also held. Their guests rodeView full post »
It was a dreary, overcast day and I almost changed the location of their engagement session because I was worried we wouldn’t see any of Glacier’s epic peaks. But I’m so glad we stuck with our original plan of engagement photos in Glacier! The mist and fog added a whole new and romantic element to their photos. Katrina brought her parent’s 100th Anniversary Glacier Pendleton blanket, which was perfect for adding a pop of color against the white and gray backdrop. We started out on Lake McDonald, which was so cool (cool. ha! get it;) because it’s the first timeView full post »
Planner/Designer: The Tighe Lowney Family and Micaela LaChance
Ceremony/Reception Venue: The Wheeler Property
Flowers: Natural and Wild, put together by Micaela LaChance
Caterer: Keith and Deanna Lisle with Slick’s Smoke House and BBQ
Cake: Butter Cake and Dessert Table by Clarrisa Gallegos
Suits/Tuxes: Rented from J. Scott Couture
Wedding Dress: Purchased From J. Scott Couture
Hair Stylist: Amy Lee
Rings: From Hendricks Jewelers in Boise Idaho
DJ: Martin Gallegos
Bride’s Bouquet: Mary Statz
Hair Stylist: Amy Lee
Make-up: Peggy Kirkland
Rings: From Hendrickson’sView full post »
Ceremony/Reception Venue: The Lodge at Whitefish Lake
Flowers: Mums Flowers
Caterer: The Lodge at Whitefish Lake
Pies: Loula’s Cafe
Suits/Tuxus: Banana Republic
Wedding Dress: Vera Wang
Hair/Make-up Stylist: Soucie Soucie Salon
Rings: John Thomas
DJ: Luke Dowler
Wedding Stationary: Cotton and Grain/Wedding Paper DivasView full post »
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