Wyoming | Montana – Portrait and Wedding Photographer

So my husband and I have officially moved to northwest Wyoming!  I’ve been out here about a month, getting us moved into our new place and getting the lay of the land.  I must say, I’m in love.  It’s amazing to walk out my front door and be surrounded by mountains.  A little different than Florida. ;)

(My husband and me in our front yard)

1(Our dog Baylie isn’t too excited about the scarf I made her wear, but despite that she does like it out here…my cat is another story)

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I got a chance to announce it on my facebook page, but didn’t get to blog anything on here.  These past couple months have been so crazy and since the whole move happened so quickly, I’ve really only been concentrating on packing and unpacking.  My husband got a job working on a ranch out here and we decided it was an adventure we wanted to explore!  Plus, I have the best of both worlds, while I work on getting my wedding and portrait photography business started out here in Wyoming and Montana, I’ll still be coming back to Florida to photograph weddings and portraits.  Yay!

Here are a few photos from our start out here, the first one is one of my favorites…I love that I have a view of Heart Mountain from my office window!

2a4 4bSo my ever-so-thoughtful mother bought us an oh-so-sweet gift to help us “fit in with the locals!”  A nice camera belt buckle for me and a Buckeyes one for my husband!  haha…oh my!  We were going to sport them for our photo but we need to get the right belt. ;)

5So in addition to doing some four-wheeling, we’ve also got to go check out some hiking trails…absolutely breath-taking views!

86I’m excited to get my wedding and portrait photography business up and running here in Wyoming and Montana.  Whether you are planning your wedding or family portraits out west or in southwest Florida, I’d love to be your photographer!  Give me a call or visit my website. :)

Cheers!

Alison

Samantha + Nicholas, a Fort Myers Wedding

Samantha and Nicholas tied the knot at the Paseo in Fort Myers.  I love this location for weddings, such a different twist on country clubs and so many great photos ops!  ;)

Their ceremony took place in the Village Center followed by dinner and dancing in the Bistro Dining Room.  Here’s a quick peek of my favorites thus far…

1 2a 3 4 5a 6 8 9Congratulations Samantha and Nicholas!  I so enjoyed photographing your amazing day!!!

Cheers,

Alison

Tara + Glen, Fort Myers Beach Wedding

I was so excited to see this beautiful couple again!  I met them a couple years ago while they were on vacation, they weren’t engaged yet but they told me they’d be back down to Florida to have a beach wedding one day.  And they did! :)  They had a beautiful, sunny beach ceremony at the Pink Shell Resort on Fort Myers Beach.

Here’s just a few wedding photos from their day…seriously love Tara’s veil and bouquet, so unique!  ;)

1 2 3 4 5 6 8Congratulations Tara and Glen!  I loved seeing you all again and photographing your gorgeous wedding!  More photos coming soon. :)

Cheers,

Alison

Julia + Michael, a Sanibel Wedding

Julia and Michael were the sweetest couple!  I so enjoyed getting to know Julia over the phone and was excited to finally meet her in person.  It was a destination wedding for them.  They had a lovely, intimate wedding with their close friends and family on Cove Beach at Sanibel Harbour Resort and Spa.

So here is a little sneak peek of their wedding with more photos to come! :)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8Congratulations Julia and Michael!  Your wedding was amazing and I wish you both a lifetime of happiness!

With love,

Alison

Ada + Jonas, a Wedding at Sanibel Harbour Resort

I’m taking a brief intermission from editing to get this lovely couple’s sneak peek up here…

I thoroughly enjoyed photographing Jonas and Ada’s wedding.  They came all the way from Norway to have a beautiful beach wedding here in Southwest Florida.  It was fun to see all their traditions with a little Florida feel to it!  I’m totally sold on visiting Norway now!  No surprise there though (must travel MORE!).

Here’s a few of my favorites…

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2 3 4 5 6 7 9Congratulations Ada and Jonas!  It was a pleasure  working with you both and photographing your beautiful day!

Cheers,

Alison

Vendor Love:

Venue – Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort and Spa

Tricia + Kris, Sanibel Harbour Wedding

We are currently enjoying PERFECT beach wedding weather here in Southwest Florida!  Tricia and Kris had their ceremony on the Cove Beach at Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort and Spa with their reception immediately following in the Island Room.

It was such a fun and romantic wedding for this beautiful couple from Minnesota.  Here’s a quick little sneak peek of their wedding day…

1A 2a 3a 4a 5 6 8 8aCongratulations Tricia and Kris!  Your day was absolutely gorgeous and I thoroughly enjoyed photographing it!  :)

Christie + Randy | Fort Myers Wedding

I don’t think this couple could be any sweeter!  I thoroughly enjoyed spending the entire day with them all the while photographing each beautiful moment of their wedding.

Christie and Randy had a lovely ceremony at their local church, then headed to the River District (downtown Fort Myers) for their reception at Legacy Harbour. 

Here’s a quick little sneak peek of their day….

1 2a 3a 4 5 6This last one has to be one of my favorites! <3

7Congratulations Christie and Randy!  Your day was absolutely beautiful and I loved being there to photograph it!  More coming soon! ;)

 

Introducing Lavery|Newborn and Baby Photography

This sweet little angel totally made my day!  I had the opportunity to photograph this newborn at 8 days old (or should I say 8 days new?).  And from putting on her first tutu throughout the entire shoot she was a the perfect model!

Typically with babies at this age, we plan to do all sleeping poses and those are usually my favorite, but….I think this one is my favorite. :)

1See what I mean?  Such a poser already! {swooning!}

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This one cracks me up…so much tulle with those little, tiny baby feet!

6 9 9a 10 11 12Congratulations to Lavery’s mommy and daddy!  Your little girl is absolutely adorable!

Karly + Brandon, a wedding at Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort

This was a beautiful and intimate wedding I photographed last week.  Karly and Brandon tied the knot on Cove Beach at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort and Spa.  And before they jumped onto the Sanibel Princess Cruise for their reception, we were able to go to some of my favorite spots on the property for some great bridal portraits!

Here’s just a sneak peek of their day….

1 2a 3 4 5 6 7a 8Congratulations Karly and Brandon! Happy Honeymooning!

Dana + Chris, a Wedding at The Plantation Golf and Country Club

Here’s a little sneak peek of Chris and Dana’s wedding that took place at the Plantation Golf and Country Club.  Dana had expressed their desires for a fun day, a true celebration.  They opted for a First Look and saw each other before the ceremony.

I don’t think this February day could have been any more beautiful with such an amazing couple, their bridal party and all their family and friends!  And I absolutely love the backdrops The Plantation provides…

1 2a 3a 4 5 5q 6 7Congratulations Dana and Chris!  All the best to you as you begin your lives together, cheers!

Vendor Love:

Wedding Venue – The Plantation Golf and Country Club

DJ:  Ron Rutz

Bride’s Hair: Studio RK