Yellow Aspen Trees + Rocky Mountains // Photography By Kay Beaton

After a summer of weddings at our flower shop in Breckenridge, we get to enjoy fall a bit.  We still have weddings for the next few weeks before it really slows down, but the fall colors really motivate you to get out and enjoy the outdoors.  Dina rode around the lake and up to Montezuma, Read the full article…

[ceremony] Quaking Aspen Amphitheatre: Outside Wedding Ceremony Location in Keystone, Colorado

Imagine youself standing near a mountain stream, Aspen trees rustling in the wind, and a world-class destination resort as the setting.  Now, where is this, you ask?  Well, it’s located in the River Run Village at the base of the Keystone Resort in Keystone, Colorado.  The gondola is used to reach higher mountaintop venues, but Read the full article…

[Groom-er] Because It’s Not All About Her // Exploring Cucumber Gulch in Breckenridge, Colorado

Here’s the deal.  You’re in downtown Breckenridge with the boys and want to check out some trails that are close.  Where do you go?  Just look to the west, and you see that big hump where the gondola climbs over?  Well, that’s the Shock Hill area, and nestled in those trees you’ll find the Pence Read the full article…

{ Real Mountain Wedding } Christina + Gabe // A Military Wedding at the Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado

An annual winter treat for Breckenridge is to host an international snow sculpting competition that challenges teams to carve square blocks into temporal works of art that last for two weeks.  And just as the blocks of snow hold fine details until they melt away, the details of weddings are forever captured in images.  The Read the full article…

{ Real Mountain Wedding } Carrie + Korey // A Military Wedding at Keystone, Colorado

There’s a patriotic buzz in the air this week, and so it’s fitting that I’ve chosen to share this Keystone, Colorado wedding with you.  This group of Marines celebrated in the base area of Keystone Resort called River Run Village.  Photos are courtesy of Studio Kiva, and is headed up by longtime locals Katie and Victor Read the full article…

[Photo Shoot Location] Aspen Trees Along Boreas Pass Road in Breckenridge, Colorado

When you’re having a mountain wedding near Breckenridge and Summit County,  there are some great Aspen trees that make for brilliant backdrops for wedding photography.   Along Boreas Pass road in Breckenridge, lies the Colorado and Southern railroad route that came over Boreas Pass into the mountains from Denver.  This route brought much needed supplies Read the full article…

{ Real Mountain Wedding } Karly + Christian // Imperial Ballroom at the Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado

This Breckenridge wedding was featured in Brides Magazine a while back, and wanted to make sure that we put it on our blog to share with everyone.  Text excerpts from Lauren Matthew’s online article, “Karly and Christian (who’s from Argentina) met in Breckenridge, when he was living there on a work visa and she was visiting Read the full article…

[vendor] Q&a W/ Kay Beaton of Beaton Photography: Colorado Destination Wedding and Family Photographer

Q.  What’s one of the most memorable moments you’ve had at a wedding?   A.  I just so happened upon a couple eloping back in December ’07 at Sapphire Point with 3 or 4 feet of new snow,  no guests, and just the presence of longtime local officiant Gretchen Abernathy.  The ceremony was barely 5 Read the full article…

[Photo Shoot Location] Mayflower Gulch: South of Copper Mountain, Colorado

You’re getting married in the mountains, and you deserve to utilize all the available opportunities to capture the mountain wedding experience to its fullest.  And that includes putting a bit of time and effort into a great photo shoot.  Yes, you can get the obligatory “walking down the middle of the street” shot, but for Read the full article…