Hi, I’m Brooke. I work with adventurous dreamers to plan and photograph an authentic and unforgettable wedding day.

Among the Pines Photography: A Colorado-based Elopement Photographer

I'm passionate about being in nature, the power of laughter shared candidly between couples, and ensuring that stories are heard. You can find me patiently waiting and longing to capture each and every moment that matters. 

My heart is also captivated by Mary Oliver poetry, my doggo Charlie boy, and the deserts of Moab. I also love getting lost in the mountains and am stubborn about how I like my black coffee. 

I call Denver, Colorado home when I'm not traveling the world as an elopement photographer. Rather than going out on a Saturday night, you'll find me cuddled on the couch with my dog Charlie watching the newest True Crime documentary. (I'm not proud of it, but I can't stop...OKAY.) 

Something to know about me is that I believe words and stories have the ability to change the world if we allow them. My heart desires to ensure that those around me are seen, heard, and loved. I'm simply on a mission to capture the stories unfolding around me, and I hope yours is one of them. 

I’m an adventure-seeking, road trip-taking, sipping on strong black coffee kinda girl.

meet the photographer

If you want to get out into nature, be present with your love, and share a laugh – I'm the adventure elopement photographer for you.

More Than Adventure Elopement Photography

i also help you...

✓ Scout locations
✓ Choose your dream elopement destination
✓ Plan your travel details and wedding timeline
✓ Pick wedding vendors
✓ Have an authentic, stress-free day

Capturing elopements and intimate weddings is my passion. I provide a custom online gallery of high-resolution photos.

MOAB

My Favorite Place:

my husband

I'm in love with:

charlie boy

my doggo:

Anyone can capture an incredible photo, but capturing a story requires time, talent, and experience. As an adventure elopement photographer, I'm motivated to represent the authentic stories of my couples.

You don’t have to worry about posing unnaturally when we work together. I’m here to help you have an experience where you look and feel comfortable. You’ll barely even notice I’m there capturing your special moments.

I want you to live your life fully here and now, creating memories to hold with your love when you’re old and gray. Isn’t that what we all long for?

I believe the most beautiful moments in life are simple and longing to be captured.

brooke's philosophy

MEANING BEHIND THE NAME, AMONG THE PINES

WHEN I AM AMONG THE TREES
by Mary Oliver

When I am among the trees,
especially the willows and the honey locust,
equally the beech, the oaks and the pines,
they give off such hints of gladness.
I would almost say that they save me, and daily.

I am so distant from the hope of myself,
in which I have goodness, and discernment,
and never hurry through the world
but walk slowly, and bow often.

Around me the trees stir in their leaves
and call out, “Stay awhile.”
The light flows from their branches.

And they call again, “It’s simple,” they say,
“and you too have come
into the world to do this, to go easy, to be filled
with light, and to shine.”

The world is moving quickly, and as humans, we might miss our lives if we don't stop and stay awhile. 

Mary Oliver's poetry reminds us of our need for nature and the joy of sitting and breathing in beautiful places. I always inform those around me that I'm a human first and a photographer second.

I would be doing a disservice to you as a fellow human and friend if I didn't encourage you to get outside and experience this season of life.

How can we each be more present with the ones we love? How can we protect the earth so our children's children can experience our favorite places? How can we step away from distractions, find beauty in our daily lives, and give grace back to those we encounter? 

I don't have all the answers to these questions, but I search for them daily. 

When I Am Among The Trees reminds me of the joy of slowing down, staying awhile, and being grateful for the life given to us.

I'm your girl if:

You're looking for a storyteller to capture your elopement day experiences in the truest form possible.

You want to ditch the traditional wedding things and have an adventure that allows you and your love to soak in every moment without stress or worry.

Fun Fact About My Elopement Day

In 2021, I had an adventure wedding with my love. We eloped just the two of us.

By avoiding traditional things we didn’t care about and the opinions of others, we were able to have a stress-free, relaxing, and memorable elopement experience inspired by the nature around us.

I desire to offer the same, care-free wedding day experience for each of my couples. 

With well over 100 million visitors on more than 10 billion outings in the U.S. each year, our love for the outdoors can take a toll. Impacted areas suffer from litter, invasive species, habituated wildlife, trail erosion, polluted water sources and more. While most of us don’t intend to harm our natural surroundings, we may lack the knowledge to preserve it, or we’re simply overlooking a few important behaviors. Simply put, Leave No Trace highlights best practices we should follow to enjoy and protect our natural spaces.

the earth is beautiful, and i'm committed to protecting it as a leave no trace photographer.

Client Praise

kinsley + caden

“Brooke was the perfect choice for our wedding day! We had a micro wedding at Sapphire Point in August. I had never been to Sapphire Point and Brooke was so helpful suggesting vendors, picture locations, parking, marriage license info etc. She was so kind and helpful before and during the whole process and was a large part of why the day went so smooth. She does so much more than just show up and take pictures, Brooke will truly go out of her way to make your wedding day perfect! The photos are gorgeous and I keep getting so many compliments! I truly cannot recommend her enough!”

"Brooke was a large part of why our day went so smooth and will truly go out of her way to make your wedding day perfect!"

We chose Brooke to capture our Colorado elopement and she did exactly that and more. She made it easy to plan our day out with locations and timelines so that we could focus on ourselves. We decided last minute to change our afternoon/evening elopement to a 6am sunrise one so beat the heat of the day. Brooke accommodated us without hesitation and even created a new timeline for us so that we knew where to be for the perfect sunrise. She was kind and understood what we wanted in terms of our elopement and we are so grateful to have her capture the day. Our photos turned out beautiful and truly helped us relive the day. I would recommend Brooke to anyone wanting their special day photographed.

"Brooke accommodated us without hesitation and even created a new timeline for us so that we knew where to be for the perfect sunrise."

erica + stacy

kirstie + colin

Brooke not only photographed our mountain elopement beautifully, but she put so much thought into the details and knew all of the answers the questions I didn’t even know to ask. She really puts a lot of thought into each photo and brings her expertise while still remaining very open to what we wanted and ideas we had. She even helped pick the perfect spot for us and advised us on the logistical details like securing a reservation at the mountain lake where we wanted our ceremony. She is SO easy to work with and very friendly and chill. My husband and I are super awkward in front of a camera but she made it so natural and easy - and the shots came out better than we could have imagined.

"She really puts a lot of thought into each photo and brings her expertise while still remaining very open to what we wanted and ideas we had."

amanda + jace

Brooke is many things; talented, calm, flexible, experienced/ knowledgeable, patient, incredibly responsive, organized, resourceful in a pinch, supportive, creative, professional yet a blast to work with, and goes above & beyond w her clients. Our wedding was a spectacular dream and we couldn't be more grateful that she made that single day last forever. Whether she's photographing nature or an intimate event, her pictures tell a story of peace, love, whatever your vision may be. We couldn't recommend her more and we look forward to booking with her for all of our vow renewals, seasonal and family pictures for as long as she'll have us.

"Whether she's photographing nature or an intimate event, her pictures tell a story of peace, love, whatever your vision may be."

linden + brent

Working with Brooke was a dream come true! Before we even met, my husband Brent and I were impressed by her portfolio. After meeting, we were even more convinced that her photography skills and knowledge, and her fun and easygoing personality were exactly what we were looking for in an elopement photographer. Brooke was able to take our vision and facilitate everything so that it worked out beautifully, especially when it came to finding the perfect location (the incredible mountains surrounding Ouray). Throughout the entire planning process, she was honest and flexible, and made it clear that her goal was for us to be 100% happy. In the end, her creativity and our happiness totally shine through in every single photo.

"Throughout the entire planning process, she was honest and flexible."

lauren + branden

I can't begin to express my gratitude for the intimacy and beauty behind Brooke's photographs. In capturing our wedding day, she went above and beyond to document our story, our families, and the depths of our love in ways that I'll forever be grateful for. Brooke has an eye for not only capturing the adventure and magic of your love, but deeply connects with your personal story, understands your relationship, and then gives that back in the most incredible way. She is truly an artist and tells your story in an authentic and creative way for you to look back on for years to come. We are forever grateful to Brooke for spending the time to get to know us, our story, and capturing the memories that we'll relive for years to come.

"Brooke deeply connects with your personal story, understands your relationship, and then gives that back in the most incredible way."

heather + jedd

“If you're contemplating which photographer to go with, THIS IS YOUR SIGN TO CHOOSE BROOKE!!!! She is so so so talented and was able to capture our elopement exactly how I pictured and wanted! We eloped in Ridgway, CO this past September and she was so helpful figuring out picture locations, recommendations of timeline for the day, and just made the whole day feel so smooth. She schedules multiple check ins, phone calls, etc., leading up to the big day to ensure everything is as you want it. Brooke has such a calming, down to earth presence and is one of those awesome people you feel like you've known forever after just the first time of meeting."

"Brooke has such a calming, down to earth presence and is one of those awesome people you feel like you've known forever."

christy + austin

Brooke is the absolute best. She truly went above and beyond for my fiancé and I to be able to get our engagement photos taken with the fall colors. Brooke is so sweet, fun, personable and incredibly talented. We could not be more in love with our engagement photos! Our engagement session with Brooke was such a special experience and a memory we will cherish forever.

"Our engagement session with Brooke was such a special experience and a memory we will cherish forever."

Begin your Experience

My passion as an adventure elopement photographer is to help you create a memorable experience filled with love, nature, and spontaneity.

LET’S ADVENTURE IN A NATIONAL PARK OR CATCH A MOUNTAINTOP SUNSET.

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