Erin and Stefan, a Breckenridge Wedding

“We want you to be our photographer” she yelled in my ear…

“Huh??” I said, and gestured with my hand to my ear.

“WE WANT YOU TO BE OUR PHOTOGRAPHER!!!, FOR OUR WEDDING??!!” she yelled over the rhythmic retro mix of the flashdance DJ.

It took me a second to realize what the devil Erin was talking about. I took a look at Stefan who had had his arm around wrapped around Erin. He gave me a side gin and said “you are our guy”.

That was almost 2 years ago… at this thing called WPPI (wedding photographer convention in las vegas). It was the first time I have even gotten hired in the middle of a dance club (probably the only time).

Cut to 11 months later.

Walking off the airplane I could feel the cold Denver air slicing through the gaps between the fuselage and that flimsy accordion thing that they try to seal against the side of the plane. It was invigorating. I know this might sound strange to a lot of people, but there is nothing like that in Orange County. Even on our coldest nights. It was the perfect way to start what ended up being an experience I will remember for the rest of my life. It is always intimidating when another Wedding Photographer asks you to photograph their wedding… but when they tell you they are going to put you on a plane and put you up with their friends and family for 4 days in an absolutely beautiful location, your heart skips a beat. I was greeted with hugs and smiles, some from people I didn’t even know. “Welcomed” feels like an understatement. Even though I was there to do a job, I truly felt like family. I am proud (and slightly embarrassed) to say that it is the first wedding that when asked to dance… with just a little encouragement from the bride, I put my camera down and did. =)

Erin and Stefan where married high in the Rockies on the side of a mountain, over looking Breckenridge Colorado on the deck at The Lodge and Spa at Breckenridge.

To my favorite ColoRADians, I love u guys. Thank you.

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11. January 2013 by PaulVonRieter
Categories: Bridal, Details, Uncategorized, Weddings | Tags: , , , , , | 33 comments

Comments (33)

  1. all i got is ….yes!

  2. Oh wow, this is so totally gorgeous! I’m so happy we finally get to see this beautiful wedding :)

  3. <3 <3 <3! And…cupcake violence!

  4. I love every photo!!! I am SO happy we have your beautiful images to relieve a truly perfect day- thank you for sharing it with us!!!!!

  5. How FREAKING gorgeous are you two??? I am IN LOVE with this shot: http://paulvonrieter.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/The-Lodge-and-Spa-at-Breckenridge-wedding-photos-Breckenridge-wedding-photographer-59.jpg … also I LOVE his tie, I love your dress, your hair…everything. *standing ovation* for Paul Von freaking Rieter.

  6. Great story telling. Beautiful imagery.

  7. Oh wow, so beautiful! Love everything about this set: the moments captured, the editing, the framing. Love, love, love!

  8. Whoa. So wonderfully snowy and woodsy and furry and wintery. Erin looks amazing – love her gown and flowers. PVR, you captured everything so artfully. And how awesome is the cigar bar? Mild, medium and probably not a good idea ;-)

  9. Perfect and epic! Absolutely loved looking at these photographs from start to finish. Inspiring.

  10. this is a real beauty!

  11. Fantastic. Nothing else to say :)

  12. fantastic pics, amazing job :)

  13. Tremendous. Just absolutely frikkin tremendous.

  14. How utterly perfect! Every image is just breathtaking! This is by far my favorite set of yours. :)

  15. Epic!
    Getting hired on a dance floor is pretty epic too!

  16. I told you this already, but L O V E this wedding!! So much awesomeness here. Erin you are stunning!!

  17. I never get enough of brides in the snow. Beautiful work, Paul.

  18. Be-au-ti-ful coverage.

  19. Stunning portraits! Love her dress. Amazing set!

  20. Love love love love love! Erin, you looked AMAZING!

  21. everything about this wedding is gorgeous – ahhh I love snowy weddings! Paul your portraits are insane, and I love all the moments leading up to the wedding day – so much great emotion and love. and Erin you are just stunning!!! <3

  22. Holy shit. For real.

  23. How. Gorgeous.
    Congrats Erin!!!

  24. Wow. Just…wow.

    I could look at your work for hours – every frame is art, every photo is just beautiful. And together they tell an amazing account of a day. Insanely good, PVR!

  25. Wow! You were right when you said that he was an amazing photographer. Of course, he had a lot to work with! Your wedding was so much fun! I’ll never forget it. Everytime, I hear Foster the People I think of you, Erin. Not sure why, but that band was on your playlist, I remember. Call me when you come to town. Andre and I have a studio/professional kitchen in Keystone. We’ll make him cook for us!

  26. These images are spectacular! I love the shots in the snow!

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