I'm Tamera Goldsmith, a portrait and wedding photographer based in Colorado Springs and serving the Front Range: the Springs, Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins, Pueblo and the world. I specialize in wedding photojournalism and creative lifestyle portraiture, including maternity, babies, children, families and high school senior portraits. Thanks for visiting!

Monday, August 29, 2011

Janie + Wally's intimate garden wedding in Colorado Springs

[ Colorado Springs wedding photography ]

Wally and Janie are both commercial pilots and don't live here. I'm glad they chose Colorado Springs as the destination for their intimate summer wedding. Only their very nearest and dearest made the trip to witness their vows, for a grand total of 10 people including the bride and groom! I love that. The beautiful Summit House Bed and Breakfast hosted the event in their charming, hidden garden. It was lovely, romantic and very sweet, and I feel honored to have been a small part of it. Congratulations, love birds!

Wedding venue: The Summit House Inn
Bride's gown:
J. Crew
Floral Design:
Rhonda Nichols Flowers
Bride's makeup:
Pamela Johnson at Face/Body FX
Brandi Trapp at Genesis Salon
Cake: Angie at the Red Rolling Pin Bakery, (719) 632-9233

Classical musicians: The Silverwood Ensemble [Leslie Smith, (719) 632-6517]

Janie was stunning in her simple J. Crew gown.

Janie's son, Jake, getting his first glimpse of Mom The Bride.

This is what you call a gorgeous couple!

I was taking a few portraits of Wally, and turned around to find Janie watching with a blissful expression on her face.

The Summit House is the former home of prominent Colorado Springs family the Olsons -- if you're local you'll know them by Olson's Plumbing and Heating. It was built around 1918, and it's gorgeous.

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