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    The Planning I woke up one morning to an instagram message from someone named Anna. She was asking me if I’d be willing to photograph her friend Sid’s surprise proposal. I’m not gonna lie – at first I thought it was sketchy because it’s not often that someone books me via third party! She told […]

Golden Horseshoe Sleigh Rides Proposal: Snowy Breckenridge Sleigh Ride Engagement Shoot | Claudia and Sid

Breelle Hilsenrath is a Western Colorado based wedding and elopement photographer, specializing in outdoor sunlit photos. Servicing Moab, Dead Horse Point, Taos, New Mexico, Santa Fe, Arizona, and Oregon. Limited availability worldwide

Paint Mines Colorado Elopement | Colorado Intimate Wedding and Elopement Photographer

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Wedding planning is never easy, but 2020 has taken the struggle to a whole new level. I’ve been seriously in awe of my clients this year. And so lucky to help my couples embrace a spirit of flexibility, creativity, and courage in finding ways to celebrate their love despite the challenges of this year. Portland […]

Intimate Elopement | Portland Lovers | Tracy and John | The Burgers | Colorado Elopement Photographer

You know what my favorite part of clients that book me again is? I get to grow with you and learn the intimate dynamics of your family. And we’ll probably become friends in the process. With Amy and Jake, it was just that. Just last year, I took portraits for Amy’s daughter’s senior session. It […]

Intimate Elopement | Colorado Wedding Photographer | Blackstone Rivers Ranch

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It was mid-day last Sunday (only a week ago from the time I am writing this) when Audrey first reached out to me to photograph her Aspen elopement. She and her fiance, Nick, are currently living in California and were out visiting Colorado for a trip. She messaged me on my instagram (shamelessly plugging it […]

Colorado Elopement Photographer | Aspen Elopement | Maroon Bells: Aspen Elopement | Audrey and Nick | Pine Creek Cookhouse |

Back in the day, eloping has always been a term to describe when two people run off in secrecy and get married. Nowadays, it can be so much more than that! While you have the option to keep it a secret until your photos are released (I am sure that can add to the excitement […]

Modernized Elopements: What is an Elopement, Anyways? | Colorado Elopement Photographer

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