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Monthly Archives: June 2009

Stumbo Family at the Air Force Academy

Last week I got to take photos of the Stumbo family, including the grandparents. They had found this lovely little spot on the air force academy grounds that was perfect for then photos! it was a neat place to do the photographs because it is where the father, Jim, works.

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and the Grandparents!

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Wedding of Kris and Mike at La Foret

This weekend Kris and Mike got married at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It was such a gorgeous wedding and a beautiful afternoon.

Below is a photo of the chapel where the ceremony took place.

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One of Kris’ friends helped her tie up the back of her stunning gown.

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After our before the wedding portraits, Kris and some of the flower girls walked back to the building where the reception would be later be, and I loved the way they looked on this winding forested path.

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Here is Kris’ daughter Skyler, and her cousins who were the flower girls with her.

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While Mike and the pastor waited for the cermony to start, Mike couldn’t resist peeking out into the chapel (behind the curtain) and giving a little wave to his friends and family.

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This cute photo was taken as Kris looked at Mike while she walked down the aisle. I love the excitement on her face!

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Here Kris looked lovingly at Mike as her father prepared to give her away.

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During the sermon, Mike and Kris sat down and listened. They were so full of joy and excitement throughout the entire thing.

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The chapel was so beautiful!

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Here, Skyler and her grandma shared an embrace during the ceremony.

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After the wedding, Kris and Mike hurried back to the waiting room and attacked each other. Their love for each other was overflowing. It was so sweet and endearing.

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This was taken just outside the chapel in a spot where warm light was bouncing all around.

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Mike and Kris practicing their first dance.

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Here is the real first dance from the wedding.

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Mike put the moves on during the reception!

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This little guy was a regular jumping jack. I took so many pictures of other people to discover this little guy mid-air in the background. So hilarious!

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Denver Botanic Gardens Wedding of Nathan and Sara

Nathan and Sara got married in a wonderful sunny ceremony at Denver Botanic Gardens this last Saturday. They are a sweet, quiet couple with an obvious deep love for one another. Nathan is also a talented photographer. You may see some of his work here: http://www.nathanerfurth.com/

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Sara loves pictures of the wedding dress in the window (and her dress was stunning!), so I thought I’d include one here!

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Here Sara and her bridesmaids are on their way to some portraits, and I loved their interactions with one another.

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This wedding had some of the cutest grandparents!

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Nathan and Sara wrote beautiful touching vows to each other, that I think made a lot more people cry than just Sara.

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This tender moment with her mother was shortly after the cermony.

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I got a kick out of this shot of everyone “practicing” for the bride and groom’s departure. This was a fun crowd!

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Hillside Gardens and Phantom Canyon Wedding- Jenny and Zac

This Saturday, Jenny and Zac got married! They are a really sweet, loving couple who cherished every minute of being around their family and friends. They were truly a pleasure to be around with their thoughtfullness and joy.

The wedding was held at Hillside Gardens and was finished shortly before the wind and rain began whipping through. What great timing! The reception was at Phantom Canyon and was so much fun!

The added bonus was that my father, Peter Schwepker (http://schwepkerphoto.com/), was my second photographer. It was really great to be able to work with him and see his genious at work!

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Below: Photo credit Peter Schwepker

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The matron of honor was pregnant and I loved her sweet little round belly with the flowers as she stood up front during the cermony.

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One of the flower girls, Ali, was a real show stealer. She was so cute!

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Below: photo by Peter Schwepker

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Once everyone arrived at Phantom Canyon, and the food had been served, the dancing began! here is Jenny and Zac’s first dance.

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I just thought there was something so precious about the way Zac looked at his mother in this picture!

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Zac was asked to get the garter with his teeth.
Photo by Peter Schwepker

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This photo is the mother of the bride and the bride’s sister in a very sweet and tender moment.

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After Zac got “loosened up” a bit, he became the life of the party!
The DJ, AJ at Celebrity DJ, did a great job.

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I thought this was a fun party shot taken by my dad at the close of the night.

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