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Destination Wedding | Jemez, New Mexico
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Destination Wedding | Jemez, New Mexico

Kelsey and Clark had their destination wedding in Jemez, New Mexico, surrounded by mountains, pine trees, and rivers. It was beautiful and, if you’re going to be married in the summer in New Mexico, the temperature in Jemez is cooler than at lower elevations like Albuquerque. Kelsey and Clarks wedding was still warm but definitely…

Sandia Crest | Mountain Top Elopement
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Sandia Crest | Mountain Top Elopement

Alyssa and Mateo were married on top of the Sandia Mountains and it was gorgeous! There is a type of beauty that you’re only going to find in the great New Mexico outdoors. Most New Mexico couples don’t even know this is a possibility and if they do, the don’t know how easy it can…

Destination Wedding at Los Poblanos
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Destination Wedding at Los Poblanos

Lauren and Joe flew all the way from Chicago to Albuquerque for their destination wedding at Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm. What a couple! Just the kindest hearts. It was an absolute pleasure spending the day with these two and watching them say their I do’s. They really are great together! 😊 The…

Santa Fe Wedding at La Posada
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Santa Fe Wedding at La Posada

Ana and Alex came all the way from Brooklyn, New York to Santa Fe for their destination wedding at La Posada. Santa Fe is a magical place to get married. It’s full of character and history. La Posada means resting place and it is truly serene. La Posada de Santa Fe had it’s humble origin in…

Hyde Memorial State Park Engagement Session | Santa Fe
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Hyde Memorial State Park Engagement Session | Santa Fe

Sarah and Dillon had their Hyde Memorial State Park engagement session in New Mexico. They came from Englewood Colorado to the beautiful city of Santa Fe where I’ll be photographing their wedding next year. Sarah and Dillon wanted something different than the usual down town Santa Fe engagement pictures so we decided to head up…

Bryanna and Isaac’s Wedding at Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm
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Bryanna and Isaac’s Wedding at Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm

Bryanna and Isaac decided to have their Los Poblanos wedding in the fall of 2019. I’d like to speak briefly about this particular wedding venue because I want to lend some perspective. It is truly unique amongst New Mexico wedding venues. Yes, they have the most beautiful venues for wedding ceremonies and receptions. They have the…

Placitas Wedding | Prairie Star Restaurant Wedding Reception
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Placitas Wedding | Prairie Star Restaurant Wedding Reception

Hannah and Dean were married in Placitas New Mexico followed by a Prairie Star restaurant wedding reception under a gorgeous white tent. Between their wedding and their reception we did their newlywed photos down at the bosque surrounded by sunlight and cottonwood trees. Following the speeches and dances, I stole them away for some couples…

Intimate Sunset Wedding at Elena Gallegos Open Space
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Intimate Sunset Wedding at Elena Gallegos Open Space

The setting New Mexico sun made for the perfect backdrop for this intimate sunset wedding at Elena Gallegos open space. The desert and rustic southwest surroundings were like a painting. The small touches like cactus and flowers were the perfect accents for the most beautiful part, the love. Katrina and Matthew married each other surrounded…

Santa Fe Elopement | Uribel + Greg
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Santa Fe Elopement | Uribel + Greg

Yeribel and Greg came all the way from New York City to New Mexico for a Santa Fe elopement. People, this is the way to do it! Santa Fe is one of the most beautiful cities in the southwest! It’s full of history, luxury, and sunlight. These two decided to focus on what was important…

Santa Fe Folk Art Museum Wedding
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Santa Fe Folk Art Museum Wedding

  This is my 2nd Santa Fe folk art museum wedding of 2018!  Having never photographed a single wedding there, I had two couples book me to photograph their weddings at this venue in Santa Fe, New Mexico within a week of each other!  I asked Ana if she knew the other couple that was…

Wedding at Santa Fe Museum of International Folk Art
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Wedding at Santa Fe Museum of International Folk Art

  Kiana and Joe had their destination wedding at Santa Fe Museum of International Folk Art in New Mexico. This June I went to one of the coolest weddings I’ve been to in a while! The Museum of International Folk art is perfect for weddings in true Santa Fe art style. Santa Fe brought it with the perfect…

Old Town Engagement Session, Albuquerque
Engagement Sessions

Old Town Engagement Session, Albuquerque

Gabe here, your friendly New Mexico wedding photographer. I’m back with a fresh new engagement session! Well, it’s new to the blog. This happened in March of 2018 but you know how it is. I haven’t posted in forever because I’ve been focused on delivering galleries to newly engaged and married New Mexico couples! Zoe…

Alex+Evan | Sandia Mountains Engagement Session
Engagement Sessions

Alex+Evan | Sandia Mountains Engagement Session

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Albuquerque Engagement Photos | Mountain Engagement Session Alex, Evan, and I headed up the Sandia Mountains for some good old fashioned Albuquerque engagement photos! I got to meet two of the cutest rottweilers! One had never seen snow before! They went berserk! We were doing their engagement session at Sandia…

Marissa + Ryan | Sandia Mountains Engagement Session
Engagement Sessions

Marissa + Ryan | Sandia Mountains Engagement Session

Marissa and Ryan are getting married in New Mexico in 2019. We headed up to the Sandia Mountains engagement session! There was still snow on the ground. It’s rare that you get engagement pictures in New Mexico in the snow so we endured the cold and the results were spectacular!  I love photographing engaged couples….

Crystal + Gabe | Red Horse Vineyard B&B
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Crystal + Gabe | Red Horse Vineyard B&B

 Best outdoor Albuquerque wedding venues | Red Horse Vineyard B&B The Red Horse Vineyard Bed and Breakfast is one of the best outdoor Albuquerque wedding venues I ever shot at! Crystal and Gabe sure picked a great location for a wedding! They get an A+ from this wedding photographer! Some venues just have that it factor!…

Marci + Wes | La Posada De Santa Fe Wedding
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Marci + Wes | La Posada De Santa Fe Wedding

Destination Wedding | La Posada De Santa Fe | New Mexico Marci, Wes, and their cute little dog Bruiser traveled to Santa Fe, New Mexico to be married in front of their closest friends and family. This was my first La Posada wedding. Theirs too. Haha! That was terrible. I’m going to leave it in…

Samantha + Phil | Charlottesville, Virginia
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Samantha + Phil | Charlottesville, Virginia

Destination Wedding  Photographer | Charlottesville, Virginia I carry the title of destination wedding photographer with pride! I usually play the role of New Mexico wedding photographer but sometimes they let me on a plane. 🙂 When I met Samantha and Phil they were both wrapping up their time as students at UNM. They were up…

Mikalah + Seth | Elena Gallegos Park
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Mikalah + Seth | Elena Gallegos Park

Sandia Mountains Wedding I haven’t blogged a wedding in a little while. Let’s be honest. It’s been over a year! I’ve been so busy! I haven’t looked at these images since I edited them and I can’t stop smiling. The Sandia Mountains are an amazing backdrop for a wedding and Elena Gallegos picnic area is…

Ashley + Ricco | Cabo San Lucas Wedding
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Ashley + Ricco | Cabo San Lucas Wedding

What else is there to say but “hot”! Mexico was HOT but it was worth it to share in Ashley and Ricco’s destination wedding in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. I hit the ground running, customs, shuttle, check in, straight into a couples portrait session and then the rehearsal dinner on a boat floating around on…

Ashley + Ricco / Tent Rocks New Mexico
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Ashley + Ricco / Tent Rocks New Mexico

Ashley and Ricco are getting married in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on July 1st and I’m excited to say I’ll be tagging along to photograph their destination wedding! So here’s the story of their engagement session in Tent Rocks, New Mexico. We were trying to get the golden hour (that time of the day when…

Samantha + Phil / Sandia Mountains, New Mexico
Engagement Sessions

Samantha + Phil / Sandia Mountains, New Mexico

It was WINDY! Samantha, Phil, and I headed up into the Sandia Mountains to shoot their engagement session and not only did it get cold but the wind was just everywhere. Do you know why they call for wind in fashion shoots? Because it’s AMAZING! It doesn’t usually get very dark or dramatic here in…

Emily + Christian | Santa Fe Destination Wedding
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Emily + Christian | Santa Fe Destination Wedding

I first met Emily and Christian in Santa Fe, New Mexico. They’d come out from Dallas, Texas to tie up some loose ends with wedding vendors and we ran around Santa Fe shooting their engagement session. It was a COLD, snowy day but by it’s end I could tell they were warm people and their…

Emily + Christian | Santa Fe Engagement Session
Santa Fe Weddings

Emily + Christian | Santa Fe Engagement Session

I met Emily and Christian in Santa Fe, New Mexico in December 2015. It was a cold, cold day but they knew how to stay warm. Santa Fe is probably New Mexico’s most beautiful city and it looks even more amazing covered in snow. We ducked into a store to get some souvenirs and warm…

Eva + Joel / Sandia Lakes Park, New Mexico
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Eva + Joel / Sandia Lakes Park, New Mexico

Thank you Eva and Joel for allowing us to be a part of your wedding. Hands down, the funnest wedding we’ve ever attended. Getting to edit this set and re-live it has put smiles on both our faces. If you’re getting married soon, take note. These two did it up right! We wish both of you all the best….

Adam + Robbyn / The Rail Yards
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Adam + Robbyn / The Rail Yards

Adam and Robbyn will be married on August 16th and we’re so excited to be there to photograph their wedding at Garduno’s at the balloon fiesta part for a roof top wedding here in Albuquerque, New Mexico. These guys were up for anything! We actually had to cut their engagement session short because we were kicked out. It was totally worth…