mily and Zach are the award winning principle photographers of Alp and Isle, based in the beautiful mountains of Colorado. As an internationally published husband-wife team, they have been working together producing editorial style wedding imagery since 2009. Their years of experience and investment have given them a firm understanding of what goes into an elevated event. Their incredible tonal consistency, emotive imagery, and professionalism set them in a league of their own. They are able to provide valuable insights into the Art Direction of your wedding day, working with you and your planner or stylist to produce the wedding of your dreams by focusing on lighting, color, texture, and timing.
Their unparalleled ability to forge authentic connection and hone in on special people and moments throughout a wedding day has given them international esteem from wedding planners and their clients alike. Many of their weddings have graced the pages of Martha Stewart Weddings, Style Me Pretty, Once Wed, Magnolia Rouge, and more.
With the superior quality of medium format film, they translate a wedding day into a gallery that stands the test of time; a curated collection that will look just as beautiful now as it will in the generations to come. With a focus on textures, movement, color, and flattering skin-tones, your images will be as authentic and beautiful as the people in them.
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s artists, they draw inspiration for their work from classic literature, the romanticism of the Edwardian Era, painters like Edgar Degas of the French Impressionists and Gustav Klimt an Art Nouveau and Symbolist painter, the poetry and essays from Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Muir, and Henry David Thoreau of the Transcendentalism movement. They study and draw upon the grace, poise, and tension of ballet and the gentle and striking movements of contemporary dance.
They are blessed to have the stunning landscapes of Telluride, Vail, Aspen, Beaver Creek, Estes Park, and Denver as backdrops for their local weddings in Colorado. Well traveled, they also serve destination weddings; having photographed weddings everywhere from the beaches of Hawaii, the vineyards of Napa, the Catskill Mountains of New York, and the canals of Holland.
We are Emily & Zach
I'm a Colorado girl. I grew up in these mountains and valleys.
Born and raised mountain strong in Estes Park, I love the outdoors & adventure.
In 2004, our own love story began in college.
We are proof that "when you know you know"...
...we knew each other three weeks before we were engaged & married a year later.
In our free time you can find us hiking, snowboarding, or wandering a market.
Or we might be brunching, or curled up in the corner of a bookstore.
We love our work together. There's no one else we would rather have by our side.
We pair our passion for photography and travel...
...and meet our couples where their story leads us.
Anniversary Session by Clancey Woodlee
Their images have been published in print and on numerous online publications and blogs.