Roaring Fork Photographer

White Owl Ranch Wedding | Sam + Nick

Have you ever been to the White Owl Ranch in New Castle, CO? I hadn’t either until Sam & Nick’s wedding a few weeks ago. What an incredible venue! Quaint, rustic and seriously breathtaking views of the Colorado River Valley. I’d definitely consider this place a hidden gem in the wedding industry! Sam and Nick had a few ups and downs when choosing a venue and I’m so tickled that everything fell into place for the White Owl Ranch.

The weather was not the most ideal and threw several curve balls our way but this couple handled it with grace and embraced the day for what it was. I personally thought the rain was an amazing addition and made for some EPIC photos with super dramatic skies and colors.

I am so delighted to have had the opportunity to photograph these two genuine people and be able to call them friends. It was a day for the books!

Congratulations, Sam & Nick!

Vendors for the day included:

Decor and Styling: Oh My Custom Designs | Venue: White Owl Ranch | Rentals: Alpine Rentals | Catering & Bartending: EAT Bistro & Drinks | Floral Design: Caitlin DeCrow (Having Faith Designs) | DJ & Lighting: Boogie Down | Cake & Desserts: Afternoon Delight Bakery | Photographer: Carrie Johnson Photography & Assistant Kelsey Hoisington

Mesa Lakes Wedding | Alisha + Dan

Planning a destination wedding can be such a fun experience if you have the right friends and professionals in your corner. Alisha and Dan were wed on August 18th at the beautifully rustic Mesa Lakes Lodge and they planned it all from their home in Oregon! Luckily, they had plenty of help from local friends and family to see to it that everything was prepared exactly to their liking.

It was such a pleasure getting to know the adorable couple and their loved ones. Alisha’s smile and laughter is infectious and she brought so much excitement to the party!

A few of the Vendors for the day included:

Venue, Lodging, Catering: Mesa Lakes Lodge | Floral Design: Country Elegance | Cake & Deserts: Sweet Kiwi | Bridal Gown: Rosewood Bridal (Sophia Tolli) | Photography: Carrie Johnson Photography & Assistant Kayleigh Rust

Congratulations, Alisha & Dan!

Roaring Fork Family Photographer | Williams Clan

The transition from summer to fall is this Roaring Fork Family Photographer's FAVORITE time of the year!  Temps are cooling, we finally got a bit of rain, and the kiddos are back in school.  Now is the time to think about getting those family photos updated!  Whether you are one of those who gets them taken annually or maybe you haven't had them done since your kiddos were babies (I'm not judging!).  NOW IS THE PERFECT TIME because tomorrow those babies are another day older and yesterday is much too late.  Document this time in your lives while you can :) 

Schedule your FUN family session TODAY! 

Candy Apple Carnival!

Summer is for FUN!  And there's no better end to summer than a visit to your local county Fair!  Fairs make the perfect backdrop for a high school senior photo session.  The lights, the people, the cotton candy, the rides, the smell of horse poo in the air...I love it all!   

Next summer when the fair rolls into town, hit me up!  

Bohemian Summer Sessions

Carrie Johnson Photography and D. Willey Photography have teamed up to offer our first EVER

BOHEMIAN SUMMER SESSIONS

for your little ones, high school seniors, mommy & me, or the whole family! 

September 8th in Silt/Rifle, colorado! 

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These sessions are one of a kind!  Featuring "Bella" the beautiful gray mare who loves kids.  We will also have a second backdrop for your portrait experience with our adorable teepee complete with vibrant floral arrangements and a guitar!  Your kiddos are sure to receive a unique experience and you will gain some amazing artwork and keepsakes to adorn your walls! 

Choose from a variety of Boho style dresses in various sizes and we even have a little something for the boys if they want to partake in the fun.  Or you are welcome to provide your own wardrobe!  These sessions are designed to have a light, airy and ethereal look and feel so if you plan to bring your own clothing then know that whites or ivories will look the best.  

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The details:

Bohemian Summer Limited Edition Session

$150

Sessions are 20 minutes (plenty of time for a ton of photo opps!)

These are perfect for children of all ages, Mommy/Daughters, high school seniors, families and we even have a little something for the boys!  

Session fee includes access to our custom wardrobes, props and Bella the beautiful and EXTREMELY gentle horse!

2 digital images of your choice will be included and delivered via download from our website

Additional prints, products and digital images will be available to purchase once the photos have been retouched.  Please contact us for a detailed price list! 

Tap the link below to schedule your Bohemian Summer Session!

 

 

Vista View Wedding | Kylar + Cooper

5.18.18

Kylar and Cooper planned the perfect Vista View wedding at one of the most amazing venues in all of western Colorado!  Surrounded by loved ones, Mr. and Mrs. Palmer said their I do's on May 18th overlooking Harvey Gap Reservoir near Silt/Rifle Colorado.  I have been waiting a year to photograph these two in such a pristine location!  The V.V. Barn is a photographer's dream come true as the white walls are a fresh blank canvas for couples to design their fantasy wedding with no permanent distractions.  Check out the photos of Kylar and Cooper's wedding below to see for yourself! 

Congratulations to the Crossfit King and Queen of Wyoming!  

Planning a Colorado Mountain wedding?  Check out their list of vendors that made this day incredible!

Venue:  Vista View Events  |  Day of Coordinator:  R&R Events & Design  |  Bridal Gown:  Harper-Made with Love Bridal (Anna be)  |  Floral Design:  Susan's Flowers  |  Party Rentals:  Bethel Party Rentals  |  Caterer:  Slow Groovin'  |  Music & Entertainment:  DJ Connections Denver  |  Cake:  Sinful Confections

Coal Ridge Senior | Emily

Coal Ridge Senior, Emily will also turn her tassel later today!  Later this fall she will be headed off to pursue a degree as a dental hygienist and she will also be playing volleyball.  (She's pretty good too, I might add!). I am really going to miss her and her funny sense of humor.  I call her my pig whisperer as she often baby sits my pig for me (she thinks the Pig hate her), haha!!  Good luck to you, Emily girl!!  I am so excited for you and your future!  Have fun today! 

~xo

Care

Coal Ridge High School | Class of 2018

Coal Ridge HS | Santana

Coal Ridge HS Senior, Santana, is another who will graduate today with top honors in her class!  This 4 sport athlete received word not long ago that she is one of three at CR to be awarded the Daniels Scholarship!  For those who don't know, the Daniels Scholarship allows Santana to attend any college of her choice in the nation PAID IN FULL.  No doubt it took a lot of hard work, many essays and interviews to even be considered.  I personally think this is an incredible achievement for Tana and her parents must be over the moon with excitement!  

Congratulations, Santana!!  Go get em girl!!  

Coal Ridge High School | Class of 2018