Colorado Mountain Ranch Wedding | Laura & Ryan

Laura and Ryan got married earlier this month at the beautiful and rustic 4 Eagle Ranch in Wolcott just outside of Vail. It’s been an unusual year to say the least so it was great to get back to work, if only briefly, to capture their incredible day. I’ve enjoyed working with them from the start. They brought beer, chips and an avocado to share during their mountain lake engagement session last summer. We had a blast. Simply put, they’re great people and despite the pandemic I was going to do everything I could to document their day as it unfolded. It was different but the same in so many ways.

I was glad that Michael could join me to help photograph the wedding and while I joined Laura as she got ready, Michael was just a short walk away with Ryan and the rest of the guys. It was a gorgeous day on the ranch that was filled with laughter, tears, libations and even a handful of horses. During their portrait session at golden hour, a few horses snuck up on us to check things out. It’s something I’ve never experience on a wedding day and it was a treat to capture something unique to their day.

This might end up being the only wedding that I photograph the rest of the year and if so I’m glad that it was Ryan and Laura’s. Their Colorado mountain ranch wedding was one for history in more ways than one. Congratulations you two, it was a joy and a pleasure.

Bride gets her makeup done at 4 Eagle Ranch Ryan adjusts his suspenders at 4 Eagle Ranch Ryan gets help with his tie while getting ready for the wedding The bride laughs while getting dressed before her wedding at 4 Eagle Ranch in Wolcott, CO Ryan and Laura's first look at 4 Eagle Ranch The couple's first look at 4 Eagle Ranch before their wedding ceremony Laura walks down the aisle during her 4 Eagle Ranch wedding at the pavillion Ryan and Laura's wedding ceremony under the pavillion at 4 Eagle Ranch The couple's first kiss during their wedding ceremony at 4 Eagle Ranch Laura and Ryan celebrate after their wedding ceremony at 4 Eagle Ranch in Wolcott, CO Ryan kisses Laura during their wedding day at 4 Eagle Ranch A group of wild horses graze as the newlyweds share a moment together in a field on a summer evening at 4 Eagle Ranch in Wolcott, CO The newlyweds walk through a field in Wolcott, CO at 4 Eagle Ranch during their wedding day Maid of honor toast in the barn at 4 Eagle Ranch Best man toast during a wedding in Wolcott, CO Laura dances with her father on her wedding day at 4 Eagle Ranch The couple shaire their first dance together in the barn at 4 Eagle Ranch Laura and Ryan dance together in the barn as the sunset illuminates clouds during their 4 Eagle Ranch wedding in Wolcott, CO Wedding guests dance together at 4 Eagle Ranch Wedding guests dance together at 4 Eagle Ranch Wedding guests dance together at 4 Eagle Ranch Wedding guests dance together at 4 Eagle Ranch Wedding guests dance together at 4 Eagle Ranch Wedding guests dance together at 4 Eagle Ranch Wedding guests dance together at 4 Eagle Ranch Wedding guests dance together at 4 Eagle Ranch Wedding guests dance together at 4 Eagle Ranch The bride and groom dance together at 4 Eagle Ranch during their wedding reception in Wolcott, CO

3 Comments

  1. Chris Stephan

    Best wedding photos I’ve ever seen!

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  2. Tim and Mary Virgil

    What fun ……great pictures that tell your love story. Sorry we missed the wedding

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  3. Aunt Sue

    Beautiful photos! Wish I could have been there but this is the next best thing.
    Aunt Sue

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