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Hey homies! It's Lindsey! Thanks for clicking over to my blog! Here you'll find blogs about weddings, elopements, photography education, and maybe even some about travel and wellness. So feel free to click through and find what speaks to you!

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by Through Lindsey’s Lens When it comes to tying the knot, couples today have more options than ever. The traditional wedding with its grandeur and guest list of hundreds isn’t the only path to marital bliss. Instead, many couples are turning to elopements—intimate, spontaneous, and deeply personal ceremonies that focus on the love between two […]

Elopement vs. Traditional Wedding: Which Is Right for You?

by Through Lindsey’s Lens Megan and Sierra had the most playful and fun shoot out on the Oregon Coast near Lincoln City, OR. They rode around on a bike, flew some kites, and rolled around in the sand, embracing their inner children and just having fun! One of my favorite things about engagement sessions is […]

Megan + Sierra – Kites and Bikes Oregon Coast Session

by Through Lindsey’s Lens Elopements have become a popular alternative to traditional weddings, offering couples an intimate and personalized way to say “I do.” Colorado, with its breathtaking landscapes, diverse settings, and unique elopement-friendly options, stands out as a top destination for elopements. Whether you’re drawn to majestic mountains, serene forests, or vibrant cities, Colorado […]

Why Colorado is a Great State to Elope

by Through Lindsey’s Lens Eloping offers couples the chance to create a personalized and intimate celebration that truly reflects their love story. Crafting a well-thought-out elopement timeline ensures that every moment is captured and cherished. In this guide, we’ll walk you through a sample elopement timeline to help you plan a seamless and unforgettable day […]

Elopement Timeline: What to Do the Day of Your Elopement

by Through Lindsey’s Lens Choosing the right location for your elopement is a crucial decision that sets the stage for a truly unforgettable celebration of love. Whether you envision exchanging vows on a mountaintop, by the ocean, or in a charming city, selecting the perfect backdrop requires careful consideration. In this guide, we’ll walk you […]

How to Choose your Elopement Location

by Through Lindsey’s Lens Eloping has become an increasingly popular choice for couples seeking an intimate and personal way to celebrate their love. Whether you’re exchanging vows on a secluded beach, atop a mountain peak, or in a charming city, packing for your elopement is a crucial step in ensuring a stress-free and memorable experience. […]

Elopement Packing List

If you’re wanting to elope in the winter but the cold weather and snow just isn’t for you, try eloping in a cute cabin out in the mountains! Kristin and Tommy’s elopement up in Breckenridge, Colorado was an entire cozy day spent indoors. Here’s just a sneak peek at their elopement: For some more elopement […]

Kristina + Tommy’s Cabin Elopement

by Through Lindsey’s Lens Eloping provides couples with the freedom to create a celebration as unique as their love story. Whether you’re exchanging vows on a mountaintop, a sandy beach, or a bustling city street, incorporating meaningful and memorable activities into your elopement day can enhance the overall experience. Here are some delightful elopement activity […]

“What Do We Do During Our Elopement?” A List of Elopement Activities

by Through Lindsey’s Lens Your wedding day is a monumental occasion, filled with love, joy, and unforgettable moments. Choosing the right photographer to capture these precious memories is a crucial decision that requires careful consideration. With countless photographers offering their services, it’s essential to ask the right questions to ensure you find the perfect match. […]

Questions to Ask When Looking for a Wedding Photographer

by Through Lindsey’s Lens Eloping has become an increasingly popular choice for couples seeking an intimate and meaningful way to tie the knot. Whether you’re eloping to a secluded mountain peak, a picturesque beach, or a charming cityscape, planning is key to ensuring your special day is everything you’ve dreamed of. To help guide you […]

The Ultimate Elopement Checklist

by Through Lindsey’s Lens Congratulations on your engagement! As you embark on this exciting journey towards marriage, one of the most memorable moments you’ll want to capture is your engagement session. Choosing the perfect outfits for this photoshoot is not only crucial for stunning photographs but also for expressing your unique personalities and style as […]

What to Wear to your Engagement Session

by Through Lindsey’s Lens Your bridal party is not just a group of close friends and family; they are an integral part of your love story. From standing by your side during the ceremony to celebrating on the dance floor, finding unique and meaningful ways to incorporate your bridal party into your wedding day adds […]

How to Get your Bridal Party Involved in Your Wedding Day

by Through Lindsey’s Lens A proposal is a magical moment that marks the beginning of a lifelong journey with the one you love. While the significance of the occasion is undoubtedly paramount, capturing the raw emotions and joy of the proposal can elevate the experience to a whole new level. In this blog post, we’ll […]

Why You Should Hire a Photographer for Your Proposal

by Through Lindsey’s Lens Who says winter engagements can’t be fun? Even in the cold temperatures and insane wind, Nicole and Jack had so much fun at their session. For more session inspiration, click here. To book me for your session or big day, click here!

Nicole + Jack | Boulder Engagement

by Through Lindsey’s Lens Engagement photos are a cherished memento of the beginning of a couple’s lifelong journey together. While traditional photo shoots have their charm, there’s something uniquely enchanting about capturing these special moments in different destinations. Traveling for engagement photos adds an extra layer of magic to the experience, creating memories that will […]

Why You Should Travel for Your Engagement Photos

by Through Lindsey’s Lens In a world filled with fleeting moments, capturing the spirit of adventure has become an art form in itself. Adventure photography sessions have emerged as a thrilling way to freeze time, encapsulating the raw beauty of life’s escapades. In this short blog post, let’s explore what an adventure photography session truly […]

What is an Adventure Session?

by Through Lindsey’s Lens Eloping allows couples to celebrate their love in an intimate and meaningful way, often in stunning natural settings. As you embark on this journey to say “I do,” it’s crucial to leave no trace behind, ensuring that your special day leaves only memories and not a negative impact on the environment. […]

Leave it Better than you Found it: How to Leave no Trace at your Elopement

by Through Lindsey’s Lens Eloping is a beautiful way to celebrate love in an intimate setting, and while the ceremony itself may be brief, the memories created are everlasting. To ensure that the magic of your elopement stays with you throughout the years, preserving keepsakes becomes a cherished part of the experience. In this blog […]

Elopement Keepsakes: Preserving Memories of Your Special Day

by Through Lindsey’s Lens As you plan the most important day of your life, the decision to have a “first look” on your wedding day looms large. This intimate moment, shared between the bride and groom before the ceremony, has become a popular choice for many couples. However, it’s not a one-size-fits-all decision. Let’s explore […]

How to Decide if you Want a First Look on your Wedding Day

by Through Lindsey’s Lens In a world filled with grand weddings and elaborate celebrations, the concept of eloping might seem unconventional, but it’s a trend that is gaining popularity for numerous reasons. Eloping is not just a spontaneous decision; it’s a deliberate choice that can bring a unique charm to the union of two individuals. […]

Reasons to Elope

by Through Lindsey’s Lens Why not incorporate what you love to do with your partner into your session? Bryce and Larissa frequently go indoor and outdoor climbing together and wanted to do it for our session. Adventure sessions can be literally anything you want them to be! I hope you enjoyed this Rock Climbing Adventure […]

Bryce + Larissa | Rock Climbing Couple Session

by Through Lindsey’s Lens Elopement can be fun, adventurous and the experience of a lifetime! Here are a few helpful tips to make sure it stays that way. 1. Get your marriage license in the state you plan to have your wedding ceremony in.  The reason you should follow this as a rule of thumb […]

Elopement Tips

by Through Lindsey’s Lens First of all, if you just got engaged, congratulations!! This is going to be such an exciting time in your life. It may be stressful at times, but I promise you one day you will look back at this time and wish you could relive it! If you clicked on this […]

Why Engagement Photos are a Must

by Through Lindsey’s Lens Anyone who craves adventure, follows where their heart goes. Sometimes, they follow their heart and it leads them to that special someone they had always dreamed of. Why should marriage be any different?  Two adventurers deserve to have a day that fits both of them perfectly where they don’t have the […]

Best Places To Elope In Denver, Colorado

by Through Lindsey’s Lens Your engagement session is a special opportunity to capture the love and excitement you share as a couple before you say “I do.” While your photographer will work their magic behind the lens, your choice of outfits plays a crucial role in creating stunning and timeless photographs. In this guide, we’ll […]

Engagement Style Guide: What to Wear to your Engagement Session