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Northern Colorado Wedding Photographer

Hello & Welcome!

My name is Hillary, and I am a Colorado Wedding and Engagement Photographer. I also love adventuring with my hunky husband, and I am a  new mom who lives in Fort Collins. I believe our time with loved ones is the most valuable thing we have, and this belief fuels me to photograph your most important moments! 

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Beautiful Catholic Church Wedding in Durango, Colorado

Photographing their Durango wedding was truly an honor because their love radiates around them!
From Candace’s first look with her father to Marcus’s tears as he sees his bride walk down the aisle, their Catholic Church wedding was classic and beautiful. Plus, their bubble exit was one of my favorite exits from 2021!!

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Bride and groom kiss at intamate Breckenridge Wedding

Spring Breckenridge Micro-Wedding

It may be snowing, but this gorgeous spring wedding is too beautiful to keep from sharing! Enjoy the photos and scroll to the bottom to see the talented Colorado wedding vendors that made this day a dream!

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Black and white photo of desert plant taken by Hillary Shedd Photography, Colorado wedding photographer

Managing Overwhelming Feelings

A little while ago, I asked my Instagram followers what you wanted to read about in this blog. In addition to “amazing Colorado weddings” and “beautiful couples in the mountains,” I received some requests that surprised me: “How do you do it all!?” “Help this girl with all the wedding stress” and “Balance: working, life, wedding planning, and pandemic.” While I’m no life coach, I can share a handful of things that have helped me manage overwhelming feelings. Here are 5 ways that I make that anxiety ball in my chest melt into the feeling of accomplishment.

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Should We Get Engagement Photos Taken?

Hillary Shedd Photography   Colorado Wedding & Engagement Photographer Engagement photos aren’t for everyone. They may seem unnecessary or a waste of time, but I am a huge fan on engagement photos and believe every couple

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Snowy mountain engagement shoot in Breckenridge, Colorado with Hillary Shedd Photography, Colorado Wedding Photographer.

Winter Breckenridge Engagement | Jane & Jeff

Jane & Jeff are the dream Colorado couple. They met while being skiing and snowboarding instructors in Winter Park. During their first interaction, Jeff worked up the courage to talk to Jane by their staff lockers. Jane, however, brushed right by him without saying anything! Was he so nervous that he only said hello in his head? Maybe, because that night Jane and her friends visited the brewery Jeff worked at in the evenings in hopes to see him. After their first conversation, they were hooked!

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It’s My Wedding Anniversary!

And in honor of my wedding anniversary, I’m happy to share a handful of my favorite wedding photos with you.
I am one of those people who genuinely loves weddings! I love that everyone gets dressed up. I love the speeches and reflecting on how the couple getting married came to be. Most of all, I love the symbolism behind wedding ceremonies.

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Vail, Colorado Fall Mountain Wedding

Gorgeous Fall Mountain Wedding in Vail, Colorado at Vail Nordic Center

Fall in the Colorado Mountains is one of my favorite seasons as a wedding photographer! Add in bright Colorado wild flowers, Nicole’s Grandmother as their officiant, and dancing the night away to 90’s boy band music, and you have a wedding we will never forget! These two made every part of their wedding day meaningful and beautiful, and I was absolutely honored to document it.

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