You Decided to Have A Personal + Intimate Wedding!

Let's Cheers To That!
Now we're here to help with the views, the adventure and the day.

Here's What We Help With!

We are wayyyyyy more than just photographers

Finding The Perfect Location

Whether you want that iconic view you can’t get out of your head or an off-the-beaten-path hidden gem, we will use our knowledge, experience and 26+ years of being born and bred Coloradans to help you find THE perfect spot.

Planning A Feels-Like-Us Day

No matter if your getting married with just your immediate family or up to 30 guests, we will inspire you, guide you and help you plan a day that is fun, intentional and a reflection of who you two are at the core – beers, dogs and all.

Best-Friend Experience

We don’t want your wedding to feel like a full-day photoshoot. Instead, think of it as an adventure with your best friend with some epic, fun and heart-felt photos along the way.

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"she was our biggest advocate on our wedding day. I can't count how many times I told my husband through our wedding planning and wedding day, 'thank goodness for Larissa'"

Tiffany + Eric

Real Colorado Small Weddings

View a few of our favorite 250+ Small Weddings we've helped Plan and Photograph

Kasey + Veronica Two-Day Adventure Wedding


Hannah + David's Snowshoeing Wedding

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Marlene + Martin's Canoeing Wedding

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We Are New York Times Published Photographers

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We believe that love is love and support couples OF ALL races, genders and religions

Colorado Small Wedding Packages

All of our wedding packages include the following...

Custom Location Inspiration Guide

We take your input and our expert experience to put together a custom location inspiration guide that gives you all the info you need to make the best decision: pictures of what it looks like, if a permit is required, how private it is, group size, and how accessible it is.

VIP Adventure Wedding Planning Guide

Our VIP planning guide exclusively for We, The Light couples lays out everything you need to know about planning your day step-by-step, as well as tons of insider tips and resources that will help you make your day amazing.

Access To Our List of Recommended Vendors

Once you've picked out THE location, you will have access to our list of vetted and LGBTQ+ allied elopement vendors to help make your day complete.

Unlimited Communication

We truly want to be there for you every step of the way to make sure your day is perfect. You can email us anytime, anywhere, about anything - no question is too silly.

Digital High Resolution Download + Print Release

Just what you need for printing all your epic photos in any size you want (a.k.a., that panoramic canvas you've been saving to hang over your fireplace).

Access To Our Luxury Prints + Albums

For tangible memories and family heirlooms to always remember the story of how you two chose to get married. View Album Info.

Our small wedding packages start at $4800 for 4 hours of coverage.
On average, our couples spend $6800 with us.

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"From day 1, working with Bailey was easy and stress-free. She took on all the location and event planning and all we had to do was look at pictures and take on the difficult task of picking between a number of beautiful sceneries. We are not native to CO so we often asked Bailey for her opinion on what would give us the most fun and beautiful wedding day and she didn't lead us astray."

Amanda + Yuri 

Want To Know The Best Places For A Small Wedding In Colorado?

Check out these helpful resources of our favorite wedding locations! 

Best Small Wedding Venues in Colorado

The Ultimate Breckenridge Elopement Guide

Estes Park Small Wedding Guide


What if we don’t know where we want to Have Our Wedding yet?

Our specialty is helping our couples find the perfect spot to say their vows! Most of our couples do not have a location in mind before they book with us. After you book, we’ll send you a location questionnaire to understand what types of locations you’d be dreaming of. Then we use our experience, 27+ years of exploring CO, and research skills to put together a custom location guide with a list of location ideas we think would be right up your alley. (P.S. we also help you with the not-so-fun research on if a permit is needed to get married at your dream location.)

We want to have more than 10 guests at our wedding, can we do that?

You sure can! At 10 guests, we require our couples to reserve a ceremony site with the appropriate park or public land jurisdiction. This way you have a guaranteed location for a larger group and you practice Leave No Trace.

Do you shoot weddings with more than 30 people?

While we primarily focus on elopements and small weddings, we do occasionally shoot larger, more traditional weddings if we’re available and we think we’d be a good fit for your wedding vision! It never hurts to reach out and chat. 

Do you help us find other vendors (like a hair and makeup artist or a florist) that we may need for our wedding day?

Yes! While we are not able to actually book those vendors for you, we certainly help you with recommendations/research on the best vendors that serve the area you choose to elope at.

Do you offer second photographers?

Yes! While we believe that many smaller weddings don't absolutely need a second photographer, we will talk to you about your vision and needs and assess if we'd recommend a second photographer.

How important are getting ready photos?

To us, they are a crucial part of getting to know you two and allowing you to see how we work and feel comfortable with us before the BIG moments of your day. Instead of meeting us for the first time when you are literally ready to say your vows and take the most important photos, we love to slowly ease you into our candid and low-key photography style and get to know you as you are getting ready.

During the time you spend getting ready, there's likely to be a lot of feelings and emotions that come up. It's when the day really starts to feel real and is such an important part of your story that deserves to be captured!

Do your prices include travel?

For the most part, yes! Our half-day, full-day and 2-day small weddings include travel to anywhere in Colorado. Our partial-day small wedding package includes travel up to 150 miles from your photographer. The mini wedding package includes travel up to 90 miles from your photographer. We may ask that you cover a hotel if we have to leave super early in the morning or get home after midnight, but otherwise, the Colorado mountains are your playground for your elopement or small wedding!

Where are you two based out of?

Larissa is based out of Erie, CO. Bailey is based out of Timnath, CO.

We feel soooo awkward in front of a camera - help?!?

We 100% get it! Getting your picture taken can feel super awkward, especially if you’re supposed to just stand there and smile and act lovey, all the while wondering what to do with your hands. Let us assure you - you are NOT awkward, and we will give you direction the whole time! Our photography style is much more casual and candid. Instead of putting you in Pinterest-perfect poses that don’t feel normal, we prioritize helping you two be present in the moment and give you two things to DO together that create genuine laughs, smiles, and intimacy that we then capture on camera. Our goal is for you to feel like you can be yourselves and have fun together! 

What happens if you get sick on my wedding day?

Knock on wood it doesn’t happen, but on the rare occasion that your booked photographer is unable to be there for your wedding, we have a solid backup system in place. As a team, we are always each other’s first call to step in. If for some reason the other person isn’t available, we have a list of go-to trusted photographers who have a similar skill level, style, and approach who will step in. We promise we won’t leave you hanging!

My wedding is six weeks out. Am I too late to book?

Not at all! We have worked with couples who have booked anywhere from a year to less than a week out from their wedding day. As long as you’re willing to stay on top of communicating and we have the date open, we’re always open to helping with last-minute weddings!

Do you offer engagement sessions?

Absolutely! We LOVE when we get to meet our couples in person before the big day! You can learn more about our couples sessions here.

Do you shoot each wedding together or individually?

We very rarely shoot together, so you will most likely be working with either Larissa or Bailey. We respond to inquiries based on availability and who we think might be a better fit for each couple!

How many photos can I expect to receive from our wedding?

We do not limit the number of images we give you - if we take a good photo, you deserve to have it. However, we do go through and remove photos that are duplicates, out of focus or have eyes closed. We commit to delivering a minimum of 30 images per hour.

How long does it take to receive my photos after our wedding?

You will receive a robust sneak peek (because we can’t help ourselves!) within 7 days from your wedding and the full gallery within 8 weeks.

How are our final photos delivered?

We deliver your final photos in an online viewing gallery that you can share with family and friends.

Can we print our photos on our own?

Yes! You have access to download all of the high resolution photos directly from your online gallery. From there you get personal printing rights, to print wherever you want.

Do you offer prints and albums if we don’t want to do it ourselves?

Absolutely! You have access to our luxury prints, canvases and framed photos that can be ordered directly through your online gallery. We also know that creating your own album is daunting so offer full album designs with our luxury handcrafted albums.

Do you offer video? 

We specialize in photography and do not offer video services at this time. However, we do have a list of incredible videographers that we often work with that we would be happy to share! 

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