archive: November 2017

Weddings

A Bright Bash at Baldoria on the Water I Jessie & Berto

From the Hip Photo

The wedding of Jessie and Berto is absolute proof that bright colors are not just for the reception! This unique wedding took place at Baldoria on the Water. This venue is one of our favorites for it features lush greenery and placid views of the McIntyre Gulch. Talk about gorgeous! Unique & Bright The groom and his groomsmen wore iridescent grey suits. The suits, looked almost teal in the right kinds of light, with bright purple ties and pocket squares. The groom donned a beaming yellow flower in his chest pocket, very fitting for a wedding in late May if we say so ourselves!  And as if that wasn’t enough fun, both bride and groom wore colorful pairs of lace-up

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Weddings

A Rustic-Chic Affair at Spruce Mountain I Lauren & Josh

From the Hip Photo

A beautiful day, a to-die for location, and a happy couple equal the perfect wedding for any photographer. Lauren and Josh’s stunning Spruce Mountain Ranch wedding checked off all three boxes, and then some! The pair’s big day was nothing short of spectacular. From mountain views, an elegant reception space, and pigs in a blanket--this wedding truly had it all. The Natural Beauty of Spruce Mountain Spruce Mountain Ranch was the perfect venue for this rustic-chic affair. Starting outside, the pair held their ceremony on the hillside of Spruce Mountain. Standing under a large wooden awning, with mountains in the background, the couple was all smiles as they exchanged vows. In a dress fit for a princess, Lauren was a

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Education

A Timeless Self-Portrait | The “Selfie”

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In 2013, the word "selfie" was officially added to the Oxford Dictionary along with "binge-watch" and "twerk", and lives were forever changed. Well, we might be exaggerating a little, but our early-2000's selves were very pleased that there was officially a word to label that weird arm maneuver we did to avoid getting our elbow in the frame with our puckered duck faces. What we failed to realize however in 2013, is that the selfie has been around for ages, we've just failed to call out the OG selfie taker of 1839: Robert Cornelius! This particular genius, set up his camera, ran into the frame, then replaced the lens cap. Just as we write cute captions under polaroid pictures, he wrote "The

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Engagements

The Perfect Chautauqua Engagement | Heather & Norris

From the Hip Photo

There's no denying that Chautauqua makes the perfect backdrop during any season. Nothing says Colorado like those beautiful mountains sitting in the background of your photos. And nothing says love like picking up your fiancé and carrying her up the hill because she didn't bring the right shoes. And that is exactly what Norris did for Heather. The Perfect Balance Heather wore a powder blue maxi skirt with an ivory blouse and, of course, those tan heels that had Norris carrying her up the hill. Her gold jewelry was the perfect finishing touch. Heather's outfit complimented Norris' khaki pants and blue striped collared shirt. These two fit perfectly in the mountains giving us the ultimate fairytale vibe. These two love birds

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