Denver Photographer
Rae Marie Photography


A blog about the people in Denver I photograph, personal life, destination weddings and elopements and more! 

Family Sessions

I've been busy lately with wedding edits, submissions to magazines, and shooting family sessions! I am mainly a wedding/engagement photographer but I LOVE children and family photos because they're so fun and unique and personal! The awkward moments of making the younger brother act goofy and hug his sisters, dancing to get the puppies to look at the camera as well as a 6month old, and all the laugher that comes with these is just such a joy! 


Here's a combo of two families that made me smile! :) 

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Captain of the Ship - Denver Based Photographer

We went back down south (great song) this last month to see best friends, photograph a wedding, and experience Springtime in Arkansas!

Man... What a beautiful place. This wedding was spectacularly designed and it lifted my soul to experience such a beautiful covenant being created! It had been a while since I had photographed a wedding (coming out of winter I always feel like this.) The weather was a sunny and 75 degree day and LOVE WAS IN THE AIR! 

Every time I get behind the camera my "business persona" steps in.  I feel like I'm the captain of the ship! Everyone is looking to you to follow the pre-set schedule, document every little thing they put their whole heart into, and to find the lost members of the bridal party or track down the family members. Part of me loves that my brides give have so much trust in me to be the captain and not let the ship sink!

The other part is scared every single time. What if the ship sinks? It really keeps me on my toes!

And that is yet another reason why I love photographing weddings! 

Enjoy these photos! 


Lifestyle Lovin'

Let me just say, WOW! I found my new favorite kind of photo session, IN-HOME!

While this has been an up and coming trend... in-home lifestyle shoots really capture the life you live and the people you love! Allowing a photographer come into your home and experience your everyday life through their lens is something SO special. 

That sleepy morning light when you wake up and make coffee, the sudden startle of barking dogs begging for food - all small little hectic adventures. 

Ashley and Benjamin were the dreamiest couple in Denver on this cold Saturday morning. The photos below sincerely capture the joy and love they have together! 7 years together is something so special to celebrate! I think I need say no more and let the photos do the talking.