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Brooke + Dillon | Della Terra Wedding | Estes Park Wedding Photographer

Jul 27, 2022

Couple smiling in wedding portraits.

As I write this blog post, I can still hear the laughter and feel the love from Brooke and Dillon’s wedding day! They had such a beautiful celebration at Della Terra in Estes Park, Colorado. This venue is right at the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. As an Estes Park wedding photographer, I’m incredibly grateful that the awesome Sincerely Jules Studio asked me to second shoot and help capture their day.

As most wedding photographers in Estes Park and beyond would say, having the right people surrounding you on your wedding day makes all the difference. Brooke and Dillon did just that. I loved getting to know their family and friends. They were the most supportive and loving group. Brooke’s mom and sister helped her into her dress before her first look with her dad and it was only a matter of minutes before the tears started flowing. In addition to their awesome guests, Brooke and Dillon had a bagpiper play before and after their ceremony. It was a unique and fitting nod to tradition!

Not only were their family and friends just perfect, the weather couldn’t have been better for these two. As we were eating dinner, we noticed the sun setting and that perfect mountain golden hour starting. So as with most couples, we snuck out to capture some of my favorite portraits. Estes Park wedding photographers are incredibly lucky, because we get to work with not only beautiful clients, but beautiful scenery. Della Terra offers a large meadow for portraits and if you want to go off-site, Rocky Mountain National Park is just down the road.

After portraits, we moved into their lively reception. To start, I heard some of the most meaningful toasts from their wedding party and parents. Brooke and Dillon shared emotional dances with their dad and mom respectively and then Dillon’s fraternity brothers gathered around Brooke to serenade her. It was such a fun moment. It’s no secret that Dillon’s fraternity brothers have truly embraced Brooke as part of their family! In addition, Brooke had many of her sorority sisters not only in her wedding party, but at the wedding, and she had lovingly included pins from her sisters on her bouquet, which was such a touching sentiment. Check out those details below!

I hope you enjoy their pictures as much as I enjoyed their day! For more mountain portraits, check out Ashley and Tim’s wedding here.

Brooke and Dillon – thank you for welcoming me on your wedding day. Here’s to a loving future ahead. Cheers!

Bride getting ready for her wedding. Looking into mirror and taking polaroids.
Hands on lap with engagement ring.
Bride smiling into mirror.
Bride leaning against post, drinking champagne.
Bride in white robe surrounded by bridal party in pink t-shirts.
"Kind People Are My Kinda People" bridesmaid t-shirt.
Bride laughing in chair with glass of champagne.
Bride in white robe posing on balcony.
Bride in white robe posing on balcony.
Hummingbird eating from pink feeder on porch.
Bridal dress and shoes hanging on hanger.
Up close photo of "Mrs Vincent" bridal hanger.
Bridal details. Wedding shoes and dress.
Mother of the bride smiling at her daughter.
Bride looking over shoulder as mom buttons wedding dress.
Bride getting into wedding dress and smiling.
Bride, sister and mom smiling as she gets into wedding dress.
Woman adjusting man's bowtie.
Father of bride standing in grass.
Father of bride crying with his daughter in wedding dress.
Father of bride hugging bride.
Bridesmaid and mother of bride crying and smiling together.
Della Terra wedding venue framed by trees.
Bridesmaids smiling, laughing and clapping looking at bride.
Bridesmaids hugging bride.
Wedding bagpiper in front of bridge.
Mountain with evergreen trees.
Up close photo of white flowers in hanging basket.
Man in sunglasses and fanny pack throwing flowers before wedding ceremony.
Bride and dad walking down the aisle.
Bride and dad walking down the aisle.
Groom smiling at bride walking down aisle with bridesmaids in the background.
Mom smiling during wedding ceremony.
Couple exchanging vows and wedding rings during wedding ceremony.
Couple exchanging vows and wedding rings during wedding ceremony.
Couple exchanging vows and wedding rings during wedding ceremony.
Couple exchanging vows and wedding rings during wedding ceremony.
Couple sharing first kiss and walking down the aisle.
Couple sharing first kiss and walking down the aisle.
Couple sharing first kiss and walking down the aisle.
Bagpiper walking down between two lines of people.
Bagpiper walking down between two lines of people.
Couple smiling and cheering surrounding by family and friends.
Two women hugging.
Large board with glasses of wine and beer.
Flowers in small vases on white shelf.
Guest grabbing a glass of wine.
Welcome board that reads: "Welcome to the wedding of Dillon and Brooke".
Up close of pink flower in tiny vase.
Up close of centerpieces.
Reception decorations including table with white tablecloth and centerpiece with pinecones.
Mr and Mrs chair signs.
Wedding table centerpiece.
Wedding table number. Gold frame with number 3.
Reception decorations including table with white tablecloth and centerpiece with pinecones.
Smiling bridesmaid in green dress with red hair.
Couples standing together smiling at the camera.
Three people riding in the back of a golf cart.
Up close of venue and man holding beer and wine glasses.
Eight groomsmen with groom wearing orange ties and dark gray suits in field of green grass.
Groomsmen walking over bridge.
Groom and one of his groomsmen clinking glasses.
Couple holds their hands up and smiles as they enter their wedding reception.
Couple holds their hands up and smiles as they enter their wedding reception.
Bride gives a toast while groom claps.
Couple raises their hands while man delivers toast.
Wedding guests laughing with bride and groom.
White and greenery wedding bouquet with couple looking at each other in the background.
White and green wedding bouquet.
Groom kissing bride.
Bride and groom walking away from the camera looking at each other.
Bride and groom holding hands.
Bride and groom walking away from the camera looking at each other.
Bride and groom walking towards from the camera looking at each other. Groom holding large bouquet.
Groom in ivory tie and gray suit in field of grass.
Bride and groom.
Floral details of bride and groom.
Black and white images of groom and bride posing for portraits.
Groom looking at his bride taking photos.
Bride and groom with their foreheads together and holding hands.
Bride and groom smiling in photo.
Bride and groom posing in photo.
Bride and groom posing in photo.
Mountain with evergreen trees.
Bride and groom posing in photo.
Bridal portraits with florals.
Up close photo of bride not smiling.
Up close photo of bridal details on her wedding bouquet.
White wedding flowers.
White wedding flowers.
Bride smiling and couple embracing.
Couple walking away from camera.
Couple walking with venue in the background.
Man giving a toast with microphone.
Couple kissing.
Bride and groom clapping.
Bridesmaid giving toast. Bride and groom crying.
Woman in orange dress looking at bride and groom.
Bridesmaid giving toast.
Bridesmaid and bride hugging.
Bridesmaid smiling.
Bride laughing at mom and dad giving toast.
Guest smiling at toast.
Bride laughing at mom and dad giving toast.
Bride laughing at mom and dad giving toast.
Wedding reception guests smiling for camera.
Wedding guests sitting around a fire.
Wedding party hugging bride and groom.
Bridesmaid and groomsmen portrait.
Bride hugging woman in orange dress.
Bride and groom dancing.
Bride and groom dancing.
Family looking at bride and groom dancing.
Bride and groom dancing.
Bride and groom dancing.
Bride and dad dancing.
Bride and dad dancing.
Bride and dad dancing.
Bride and dad dancing.
Bride and dad dancing.
Guests crying at dances.
Mother and son dancing.
Mother and son dancing.
Wedding reception dancing.
Wedding reception dancing.
Wedding reception dancing.
Wedding reception dancing.
Wedding reception dancing.
Wedding reception dancing.
Wedding reception dancing.
Wedding reception dancing.
Wedding reception dancing.
Wedding reception dancing.
Wedding reception dancing.
Wedding reception dancing.
Man kissing bride on cheek.
Groomsmen with his arm around groom talking.
Wedding reception dancing.
Wedding reception dancing.
Wedding reception dancing.
Wedding reception dancing.
Tree lit up by twinkle lights.

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