Loveland Pass Engagement | Collette + Derek

Loveland Pass Engagement Photos | Colorado Mountain Engagement Photography | Rocky Mountain Engagement | Collette + Derek

Derek & Collette met me along I70 for a multi-stop Evergreen & Loveland Pass Engagement session back in June near the summer solstice! Although taking photos is not in Derek’s list of favorite activities, you’d never know it by the images. We all enjoyed the time outside & the beautiful scenery.

When I first met up with Collette to hear about her & Derek’s fall Beaver Creek Chapel wedding, we were in a bit of a rush. I had a sitter fall through last minute (for the first time ever). We scrambled to find a time to meet in her full day of vendor meetings. We landed on eating a quick lunch together & talked through my style & packages. One of the moments that stood out to me most was when I asked Collette when she knew Derek was “the one.” I could tell she wasn’t expecting that question. She stopped, smiled and thought for a moment. Then she answered “right away” with a nostalgic look in her face as if her mind was replaying their first encounter. Both out celebrating a friend’s birthday at happy hour, Derek approached her & their relationship took off from there. She said through their ups & downs, she always knew he was the one.

Fast forward a few months to us meeting up for their engagement session. Collette knew they wanted to capture how lush & green the Colorado late snow made everything. Knowing the weather can be so variable in October in the mountains, I also thought we should aim for some mountain views too. So a traveling engagement session it was! We began in Three Sisters park in Evergreen and then continued onto Loveland pass.
Loveland Pass Sunset
Loveland Pass Engagement Photos
Loveland Pass Engagement Photography

Loveland Pass Engagement

The traffic situation in Colorado in the summer is pretty tricky. We joke that there are two seasons on Colorado roads – winter & construction. Obviously most repair happens during the summer months, so imagine my slight panic when we hit a bottle neck on I 70 before our exit. Thankfully we made it just in time for this gorgeous light & got to watch a beautiful sunset on one of the longest days of the year!
Loveland Pass Engagement Photographer
Loveland Pass Engagement Pictures
Loveland Pass Engagement
Loveland Pass Engagement Photos
Loveland Pass Engagement Photography
Loveland Pass Engagement Photographer
Loveland Pass Engagement
Loveland Pass Engagement Photography
Loveland Pass Engagement Photographer
Loveland Pass Engagement
Loveland Pass Engagement Photos
Loveland Pass Engagement Photography
Loveland Pass Engagement Photographer
Loveland Pass Engagement

Thanks for spending the evening with me Collette & Derek! I can’t wait for your wedding in October!

  • Lovely photos!!! We're so lucky to have the mountain backdrops, and I'm sure this couple is so in love with the photos you took for them!

  • Samantha said:

    These images are beyond gorgeous. The couple, the scenery, the light. You did an amazing job capturing all of it. They look like they are so happy. Congratulations to the couple!

  • such gorgeous scenery for this beautiful couple...what a wonderful adventure lies ahead!

  • Christie said:

    These are fabulous mountain engagement photos! Such great work Haley!

  • Melissa said:

    Awww, you're so good! These mountain engagement photos are so beautiful :)

  • Sonja said:

    They're such cuties, and these locations are so beautiful! Amazing work!

  • Kelley Priddy said:

    Beautiful photos. They are so dramatic and eye catching. The light was just perfect too!

  • Stevie said:

    These are all so stinking beautiful! I love every single one!!! Such a beautiful mountain engagement!

  • Emilyanne said:

    I love the diversity throughout this engagement session. From the lush green field in Evergreen to the snowcapped mountains over the pass, it's everything I love about Colorado and more. And their connection is perfectly expressed in your images. Well done!

  • HALEY. STOP. These are everything. What an incredible mountain top engagement session. They're a gorgeous couple and you photographed them perfectly. wow.