Cecelia and Jamie decided to get married and have a mountain elopement at Brainard Lake since their wedding had to be postponed this year. Like myself, they enjoy the mountains so Brainard Lake was a no brainer. The area has gorgeous views, a mountain lake and quiet forests which all make for the perfect backdrop. I’ve photographed couples here in the winter but this was my first trip to Brainard during the summer months. Although it was overcast, the backdrop was still beautiful. I had a great time exploring the different places around the lake with these two and look forward to their wedding. Congratulations Cecelia and Jamie!
Winter Brainard Lake Engagement | Meagan & Aaron
It was quite cold and snowy for Meagan and Aaron’s winter Brainard Lake engagement session but that didn’t stop them from having fun together. The winter months in Colorado can be unpredictable so I was glad we didn’t encounter adverse conditions in the mountains. I met up with Aaron and Meagan down in Nederland for a drink at James Peak before venturing up to Brainard Lake Recreation Area. Despite the six inches of snow on the ground, they both had no problem tromping around in search of the best spots. After spending 20 minutes or so near the parking lot, we hiked up the service road to the Red Rock lake. There wasn’t anyone around but us and the freshly snow covered ice created a…