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Sara & Adam // Jackson Hole wedding photographer

I love this wedding so much. Adam and Sara are both such wonderful people - laid back, fun to be around, and half of them could defuse a bomb if the situation called for it. They met on Match.com in the Chicago area and it just worked. Adam proposed and they decided on Jackson (their eventual retirement dream location - these two are definitely planners!) for the wedding and I'm so glad that they did.

Some favorites...

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Love these two shots.

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Vows on a Cowboy Bar napkin. Perfect.

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Sara did a first look with her dad and it was seriously the sweetest thing ever. I cried.

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Anticipation...

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Gah! I love this spot!!!

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And their portrait session(s) - I love every one of these images. We had so much fun.

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Ceremony decor courtesy of Vanessa over at Fleur de V. That lady knows her stuff.

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My favorite shot of the day.

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Dance party!!

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Adam, photobomb master.

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Coordinator - Alison Kyle, Destination Jackson Hole

Ceremony - Mormon Row

Reception/Catering - Dornan's

Cake - Jackson Cake Company

Dress - Anne Barge

Hair/Makeup - Leslee Anne

Florist - Fleur de V

DJ - Jackson Hole DJ

Thank you both so so much for including me in your special day and a belated congratulations on your sweet baby girl!

xoxokt

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Adam & Jodie // Jackson Hole proposal photographer

   

 

Last summer I got an email from Adam with a unique idea - he wanted to propose to his wife of 20 years. Err...what? Turns out they were super young when they first got married and couldn't afford an engagement ring. It wasn't anything Jodie asked for, but he thought it would be the best anniversary present he could give her. We met up at Mormon Row on the pretense of doing a regular portrait shoot as their anniversary present and about halfway through he got down on one knee.

 

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Aren't they cute? I love this shot.

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Jodie was absolutely stunned. Who expects an engagement ring when you're already married? Huge props to Adam for thinking of it and making it happen!

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The only issue was Jodie couldn't stop laughing and crying after he proposed. It's a good problem to have.

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Thanks so much for looking and please feel free to leave a comment!

xokt

Bayer Family // Jackson Hole family photographer

   

Terran, Greg & Roxy passed through Jackson on their fall vacation road trip through the national parks and contacted me for a family session on their way through. We had a great time even though it didn't occur to me that OF COURSE Mormon Row was going to be full of scenery and wildlife shooters at 8 am on a sunny morning. Whoops! We headed up towards Shadow Mountain and got this amazing fog with the sun coming through, how cool is that?

Being the child of a  photographer (check out Terran's work here - she's amazing!!!) Roxy was fantastically well behaved and Terran had tons of great advice on getting dogs to pay attention (Treats. The answer is treats) when you're trying to get them to pose for you.

Some favorites (pls disregard the weird watermark - black text doesn't work so well. I was experimenting as I was waiting for my new site to go live) -

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Ok, so crouch, then lean in and kiss....whoops. :P

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I just love the colors and the light in these, and how fabulous is Terran's coat? Majorly jealous.

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We managed to make it back over to the barns after most of the scenery photographers had finished up for the morning. Good mountains that day!! :)

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I love both of these, aren't they so cute?

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What a good girl!!

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Thanks so much for getting in touch and hiring me for your family photos - I had a fantastic time and it was so nice to meet you all!!

xoxokt

Henderson Family / Jackson Hole family photographer

The Henderson family made the trip out to Jackson from Oklahoma for a summer National Park vacation and decided to have some family portraits done while they were out here. We met up bright and early up north of town and had a super fun session. Some favorites -

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The kids were super excited about the horses - we spent a good amount of time petting and feeding them.

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Such a good looking family!

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And of course I had to get a few of Mom & Dad alone. :)

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And then we saw a bear...and that was the end of the session!!

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Thank you all for such a fun session and I hope to see you again on your next trip out west!!

xokt

Morgan & Lucas / Jackson Hole Wedding Photographer

   

 

Morgan & Lucas got married in August at St. John's Episcopal church here in Jackson. Morgan's family has strong ties to Jackson - her parents got married at the Chapel of the Transfiguration and her grandmother still lives here - so when they got engaged it was a no-brainer to have the wedding here.

The reception was at the lovely Forbes Ranch north of town, which is as beautiful a spot as I've ever seen. +1!! :)

Some favorites -

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The grand entrance. Nice work, ushers.

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Making it official.

On the butte above Forbes Ranch...not too shabby, eh?

They're so cute! And so perfect for each other - you could just feel the love. I'm not usually this cheesy, I swear.

 

My favorites from the day.

The wedding party went down to the Snake River to have some alone time between the ceremony and reception - such a gorgeous spot!

Cham-pag-na (insert Billy Crystal here).

Morgan's dad giving his toast.

Time to dance!!

 

Thanks to Morgan and Lucas for having me at your special day - I had a fantastic time and am so glad you got the burrs out of your dress. :) Much happiness to you both!!

xoxokt