It was a Sunday in September in Keystone, the place was a ghost town except for Mark, myself, Johnna (the coordinator) and her assistant all huddled under one giant umbrella waiting for the gondola to (hopefully) open as the rain came pouring down.  We Coloradans will tell you that 99% of the time, if it’s raining, it will pass in less than 20 minutes.  However, there’s a handful of days every year where you can tell that it’s just not going to let up.  This was one of those days.  The day hadn’t even started and I was feeling bummed for Mitch & Mallory, one of the sweetest couples you’ll ever meet.  As we stood shivering in the cold, here comes Mallory, umbrella in hand, with a bounce in her step and a smile as big as the sun is bright.  If she wasn’t standing right there in front of me in the rain, I would have guessed she didn’t know it was raining.  She was that happy.  I knew right then and there that nothing was going to stop Mallory from having the best day of her life and for that the weather gods rewarded her.  Just as it was time for her First Look with Mitch, the sky broke open and the rays of the sun came pouring thru.  I was shocked.  I would have bet money that the sun wasn’t going to be seen that day.  If any couple deserved that kind of wonderful surprise, it was Mallory & Mitch.  Here’s a look at their beautiful Timber Ridge wedding on North Peak in Keystone…

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Mallory’s mom, sister and soon-to-be sister-in-law helping her get ready:
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We put our new umbrella to good use for their First Look:
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Looking as gorgeous as ever:
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Those sweet moments between a daughter and her father on her wedding day are my favorite:
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Pure bliss:
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When we do a First Look, it can be fun to spend another 5-10 minutes on some casual shots before dinner:
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Every little detail was impeccable:
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I can never get enough of this view from Timber Ridge:
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Cheers Mitch & Mallory!  We’re so thrilled that you got the beautiful day that you deserved!

Mitch & Mallory’s team of vendors:
Location: Timber Ridge, Keystone, Colorado
Coordinator: Distinctive Mountain Events
Photographer: IN Photography
Florist: Fleur de Liz
Cake: Ned Archibald for Keystone
DJ: Standing Room Only
Hair: Roots
Makeup: Chantilly’s Makeup