Nicole and Matt
May 3, 2008
Aspen was such a wonderful place for Nicole and Matt’s wedding! They got married Saturday in downtown Aspen, and then we had a great photo shoot with the entire wedding party in the streets. It helped that Matt is a police officer, and his police friend blocked the street for us! Then we headed to Snowmass for a reception at the events center where Nicole works, the Anderson Ranch Arts Center. They had a great DJ and friends who partied hard all the way through the night. I couldn’t stop laughing at their craziness!
Nicole and Matt, what a perfect wedding day! I hope you’re having a great time in Mexico!
They got ready in their suites at the Hotel Jerome in downtown Aspen.
Matt and his dad
What a gorgeous hotel!
The hotel was two blocks from the church, so we all walked. Drivers kept honking at Nicole!
Just before walking down the aisle
This is one of my favorites! Breana points the way for her brother, Logan.
The groomsmen played a prank on Nicole and Matt during the ceremony! The best man, Seth, pretended to have forgotten the ring. One of the other groomsmen used his cell phone to call an usher in the back of the church, which was hilarious. He ran up front to give Seth the ring!
Immediately after the ceremony
Afterward, we wandered the streets of Aspen with the wedding party.
Seth disappeared to the bar during the group portraits! This was his return.
I loved this building and decided to use it for pictures before I even realized that it’s the courthouse. It’s appropriate for a police officer!
Matt’s friend, Rick, drove them to the reception in a police car! We stopped for more photos along the way. I took this photo while leaning out the window, Ace Ventura style.
I love this one of Nicole and Matt walking through a field. I’m so glad Nicole wore comfortable shoes!
We loved this red barn! Nicole wanted a serious, American Gothic photo…
… but newlywed Matt couldn’t stop smiling!
I love to observe sweet moments like this one with Matt’s dad.
How funny that the groom’s cake was a stack of donuts! All the cops in attendance loved them.
I’m not entirely sure, but I think he was hitting on the bride, and she was setting him straight!
I loved this dance between Matt’s dad and his daughter and granddaughter.
Singing “You are the wind beneath my wings.” Ha!
I think I laughed for four hours straight that night.
Part of the success of this party was due to the excellent DJ, who spun vinyl and was really good!
Last dance of the night, with a kiss from Nicole’s sister.