n every aspect of our business, we believe in authentic connection and that photographs are more than just an image, they are illustrations meant to tell a story. We believe an image should stand-alone and pull the viewer in like a looking glass to another world.
We are Emily and Zach, award winning principle photographers of Alp and Isle, based in the beautiful mountains of Colorado. With the superior quality of medium format film, we translate your 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.
From our first consultation, we spend time getting to know you, and you us. We are more than just your photographers; with years of experience we provide guidance, assistance, and recommendations as you plan your event. We believe this connection is essential to the peace of mind you will have as we capture your engagement portraits and wedding.
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s artists, we draw inspiration for our work from classic literature, the romanticism of the Edwardian Era, our favorites 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. We study and draw upon the grace, poise, and tension of ballet and the gentle and striking movements of contemporary dance. Fittingly, we look to nature as our ultimate creative well-spring.
We are blessed to have the stunning landscapes of Telluride, Vail, Aspen, Beaver Creek, Estes Park, and Denver as backdrops for our weddings here in Colorado. Well traveled, we 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. Whether local or destination, we absolutely love what we do and look forward to getting to know you!
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 at Colorado State University.
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.
Our images have been published in print and on numerous online publications and blogs.