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The Ultimate Rocky Mountain National Park Elopement Guide   If you’ve been dreaming about a picturesque, Colorado elopement for you and the love of your life but you’ve never been able to nail down the perfect location, I’m about to rock your world, lovebirds.  Let me introduce you to—what I consider to be—one of the […]

The Ultimate Rocky Mountain National Park Elopement Guide

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The Go-To Guide to Elope in Colorado Springs, Colorado    Colorful mine rocks, beautiful red rocks, lush green backdrops, staggering mountain peaks—Colorado Springs has a lot to offer. And honestly? Those few things I just said are barely the tip of the iceberg. Whenever I talk to couples about their desire to elope in Colorado, […]

Elope in Colorado Springs – Ultimate Guide 2022

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The Go-To Elopement Location Guide for Aspen, Colorado    I’m going to start this blog off with a very, very bold claim—there is literally nowhere else in the world like Aspen.  I know what you’re thinking—“it’s a Colorado ski town, how unique could it really be?” Friends, I might be a notorious Colorado fangirl, but […]

The Go-To Elopement Guide for Aspen, Colorado 

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Your Go-To Breckenridge Elopement Guide   Snow-covered mountain peaks, epic vistas, and non-stop beauty that never ceases with seasons—yeah, Breckenridge has a lot to offer when it comes to top-notch CO epicness. You know what that means, right? Breckenridge, Colorado is an amazing elopement spot—no matter what you want to do, no matter what time […]

The Ultimate Guide for Your Breckenridge Elopement

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The BEST Elopement Dresses Eloping is one of those beautiful, totally non-traditional things that attracts all kinds of unique people. No matter why a couple chooses to elope, they’re typically very invested in at least one common thing about eloping—there are very few expectations and fewer rules.   Couples who choose to elope are generally […]

Picking the Perfect Elopement Dress: Your Go-To Guide 2022

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Eloping in Boulder So—you’re thinking about eloping in Colorado, huh? I am so here for that. If your mind is immediately jumping to eloping in Rocky Mountain National Park, I don’t blame you (love, love, love RMNP)—but I’m here to drop some serious knowledge on you in this Boulder elopement guide. Here’s a quick spoiler […]

Boulder Elopement Guide and Locations for 2022

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Amy, Forest Elopement

"Instead of telling us how to pose or interact with each other, Marcela gave us prompts that seemed simple but made a huge difference.

She asked us to talk about our first date. We discussed the weirdest things we loved about each other (which made us laugh) and how we could fulfill each other’s love languages. Amy and I played games with each other and Marcela captured the energy that happened naturally between us.

I love this shoot because it perfectly captures the love we share. It’s incredible to see that love and admiration encapsulated in a photo! Thank you for this!"

Chris, Anniversary Session

"The photos we just got back from Marcela are giving me CHILLS!! They are absolutely stunning!!!

She did SO MUCH more than just photograph us — she created special moments that I’ll cherish forever. She encouraged Con & I to genuinely interact & share intimate moments together. She prompted us to tell each other things that we love about one other, ways that the other person inspires us, & how being together has positively changed us.

It was more than just a beach shoot. We ended up giving each other precious, heart melting encouragement & that makes these photos all the more treasured to me."

Andrea, Red Rocks Elopement

"We had a pre-meet with her before the big day which definitely helped me feel more relaxed going into the wedding day. She gave us great suggestions and things to think about to be ready with on the wedding. On the day of she showed up early to help scope out the venue. She was creative to try and pull extra joy into our photographs.

When I look at these photos I see more than just beautiful images. I feel the moments that Marcela helped us experience and the connection we had.

I can't thank Marcela enough! We will treasure these moments forever!"

Lauren, Sand Dunes Elopement

"We loved every moment of the day she helped create. Marcela was the perfect photographer for our adventure elopement! She worked tirelessly to make our adventure into marriage happen after our first options were snowed in! Great Sand Dunes felt like the perfect unique place for two Floridians who met in the mountains.

She made us comfortable to be ourselves throughout the whole day while making her job look effortless and fun. Our cheeks hurt from smiling, laughing and a few tears.

Marcela captured every precious moment! Her photography is absolutely stunning every way! I highly recommend Marcela for your elopement or wedding!"

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