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Ed and Theresa’s Wild Basin Lodge Wedding

Over the last several weeks I’ve been working on a new front page to the site, something that touches on what is truly important and special about a wedding day and how my style of photography works with that.  What I’ve been coming up with is that it isn’t the dress, the flowers, the glamour,…

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Jill and Jason – Wild Basin Lodge Wedding Photographer

They say it’s lucky if it rains a little on your wedding day – well I hope Jill and Jason have been buying lottery tickets then because they’ve got some serious luck coming their way.   Actually Jill blames me for the rain – see I told her how a bit of rain really makes…

  • That is pretty awesome! What did you do to make it “more” weatherproof? Did you guys have umbrella hats for yourself? Or rain coats? Impressive work. =)

  • Jill McCarthy

    Mark, Thank you so much for capturing our fairy tail in the rain. The pictures look great! I never thought I’d say this, but I’m so happy it rained on our wedding day!
    Thanks again for the memories,
    Jill McCarthy

  • Mark Hayes - Denver Wedding Photographer

    We should have been so lucky to have umbrella hats or raincoats. Fortunately most Nikon equipment is fairly weather resistant so Dain was in good shape. For my Canon gear the 1DmkIV can survive a lot worse than most Colorado rain storms can offer, it was a little steep for the 5DmkII so my wide camera was the Canon EOS 3, film body from the late ’90s – fully weather sealed and the best autofocus system canon made up until the 1DmkIV came out (blows away my 5D mkII).

    As for me and Dain – well we where soaked all the way through pretty much.

Amanda and Matthew’s Wild Basin Lodge Wedding

Amanda and Matthews wedding up at Wild Basin Lodge, a wedding and event venue near Allenspark Colorado, was a great little destination for their amazing wedding. Between the amazing venue, wildflowers, cowboy boots, the elk that visited the reception, and mountain inspired cake the Colorado Country wedding hit the nail on the head for styling…

  • Cheryl Walker

    Awesome, just awesome! I loved everything about it, the view the setting the colors the cowboy boots and of course the bride groom and their flower girl!!! What a beautiful start to a long and loving marriage. Our best wishes to all of you and blessings for a future filled with love, hope and laughter. You are amazing, God loves you and so do we!

    With Love and Best Wishes
    Aunt Cheryl and Uncle Fred

  • Debbie Allen

    Loved the video! I cannot count the number of times I’ve watched it, lol! It’s beautiful. Love the music too! Can’t wait to see the rest!

    Take care,

Sneak Peek – Amanda and Matthew’s Wild Basin Lodge wedding

Here’s a quick little peek at some of the beauty I found when going to capture the moments at Amanda and Matthews recent wedding held at Wild Basin Lodge up around Estes Park Colorado.   As a uniquely Colorado mountain event and wedding venue Wild Basin Lodge makes a great venue to consider both for…

  • Debbie Allen

    Mark, lovely photo’s! Cannot wait to see the rest of them! Thanks for being a part of Amanda and Matthew’s wedding celebration, we were happy to have you photographing the day! Take care,

  • Cheryl Walker

    All the elements of a beautiful wedding I am sure the pictures will display all the beauties from the bride to the Colorado location. Looking forward to seeing more.


  • Emotional pictures, that’s looks amazing!