Hi there and welcome to my blog! Here in this little slice of the internet you will find recent posts from elopements and intimate weddings that I have photographed. Occasionally I will also post a few pictures from my travels and mountains adventures with my husband. This is a great place to dig through the archives and look for locations, inspiration and ideas for your wedding. Thanks for taking the time to stop by! :)

RMNP Winter Elopement {Colton + Ashton}

I am still trying to warm up after Colton and Ashton’s snowy winter elopement in Rocky Mountain National Park yesterday! Brrr! Driving into Estes, I knew there was a good chance for snow, I just didn’t know it was going to be the whiteout kind of snow! With some gusty winds to boot, the temperature felt like 5 degrees outside!

I always say that the weather here in Colorado is often an uninvited guest on your wedding day. In order to really embrace the idea of getting married in Colorado, you have to embrace the weather, no matter what happens. Colorado is a wild place and our weather is just as wild. From blizzards to thunderstorms and “thundersnow” (when it lightning & thunder occur during a snow storm…surprisingly common here!) to blissfully beautiful and sunshiny days…we have it all! It’s good to come prepared for just about anything to happen haha!

I’m so thankful that Ashton and Colton were willing to embrace the crazy weather with me and make the most of it! What a wonderful day they had! The original plan was to get married at Sprague Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park. But upon arrival, we knew the snowstorm was going to block any possible view of the mountains. Plus we wanted to stay close to our warm cars so we opted to have the ceremony close to the trailheads instead which was a really smart idea! Afterwards we explored some lovely spots and we were even able to catch a few glimpses of the snowy mountains in the background. What a winter wonderland!

A few favorites…

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Yay for a dry change of warm clothes and coming out of the snow storm for a minute! 🙂

Are you thinking of eloping in Rocky Mountain National Park? Feel free to email me and we can chat more about details! Becky@beckyyoungphotography.com. For more information about pricing and my photography services, click here.

Floral: Floral Design of Europe
Officiant: Rev. Scott Awbrey
Accommodations: Della Terra

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Becky Young Photography is based in the beautiful mountains of Colorado. I specialize in elopements and intimate weddings for couples who love the great outdoors as much as they love each other.
My style is simple, clean and always reflects the natural beauty of Colorado. I travel all over the state of Colorado photographing elopements and intimate weddings. Most of the elopements that I photograph take place in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Some of the locations I travel to include: Crested Butte, Breckenridge, Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Aspen, Snowmass, Telluride, Keystone, Ouray and Vail. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about eloping in Colorado or planning an intimate wedding, I would be happy to answer any questions you have!