Denver Botanic Garden Summer Wedding | Denver Wedding Photographer

I have been dying to blog this gorgeous wedding since the day I shot it! I am so glad it is finally time! Happy #weddingwednesday, beautiful people! 

Rachel + Nate had a beautiful wedding at the  All-America Selections Garden at Denver Botanic Garden on a perfect August day surrounded by so much love. 

Rachel got ready just down the street from the gardens at her sister’s house and I don’t think there would have been a more perfect place for her and her bridesmaids to be that day.

I have always loved Rachel’s engagement ring. Timeless, beautiful and vintage. Is there anything better? And with the framed wedding invitation at Rachel’s sister house, it was perfect. 


Vintage Modern Bride magazine are always a good idea on a wedding day.



Of course, Bobbi made an appearance on Rachel + Nate’s wedding day!


Rachel is such a classic beauty. 

When Rachel texted me a picture of her dress, I was so excited. But, seeing it in person. WOW! This BHLDN Dress is just to die for. 


The gentlemen got ready in Gates Hall where the dancing part of the reception would take place. 


When I did a walk through with Rachel + Nate before the wedding we talked about where they wanted to do photos and Nate chose to have his at the Orangery. I love how they turned out. 

And then they decided to have a dance party. It was pretty much amazing and it is one of my top 5 moments of their day. 



I love Nate’s style and his father’s pocket watch was the perfect sentimental piece to complete his wedding day attire. 


Rachel decided to have her photos by the Woodland Mosaic. I was so excited to shoot her blue bridesmaids’ dresses next to the solarium. 

These flowers from Beet and Yarrow were amazing a perfect. I love how they looked with dresses Rachel chose. 




I love how Rachel’s bridals turned out. She is just gorgeous inside and out and I feel like I really captured her. 



The back of Rachel’s dress….wow! 


I fell in love with the All-America Selections Garden. It is such a beautiful place for a hot summer wedding. 


Rachel + Nate opted to not have a first look and it was a beautiful moment. 


Rachel and Nate had a personal and emotional ceremony. I found myself tearing up during their vows and I know I wasn’t the only one. 





We spent some time after the ceremony walking around Denver Botanic Gardens for Rachel + Nate’s bride and groom portraits. 


I just adore these two! They are amazing together and have the best chemistry. 





Rachel + Nate chose to have the dinner part of their reception at the All-America Selections Garden as well. So during Cocktail hour it was transformed into a beautiful outdoor dining area. 


Any wedding that has tacos for dinner is my type of wedding! Footer’s did an amazing job pulling Rachel + Nate’s vision together. 


After dinner, the party moved inside to Gates Hall for dessert and dancing. 

Rachel + Nate’s first dance is my favorite first dance of 2016. It was totally them and I loved every second of it. 




Congratulations to Mr. + Mrs. Nathan Diller! Thank you so much for choosing me to be your Denver wedding photographer. A HUGE thank you to Jill Houser with Jill Houser Photography for seconding this wedding with me! 

xo,

Shebli

Venue:  Denver Botanic Gardens – All-America Selections Garden + Gates Hall

Cake/Dessert:  Watercourse Bakery

Catering:  Footer’s Catering

Hair Stylist: Parlour Highlands – Libby Antonson

Dress: BHLDN

Flowers:  Beet and Yarrow

  1. Christine Waller

    December 7th, 2016 at 7:07 pm

    I love everything about this! The venue, the couple, their style, and of course your photography!

  2. soliedesigns@aol.com

    December 7th, 2016 at 11:29 pm

    AHHH Love Everything! you did such a good job!

  3. Michele Blake

    December 8th, 2016 at 5:44 pm

    What beautiful and timeless images! Such a gorgeous couple, best location ever, and what a fun and joyful day! You captured it perfectly!

  4. helloemilyannephotography@gmail.com

    December 8th, 2016 at 5:46 pm

    Wow. Everything about this wedding is beautiful! I love their style. You can really see them in their wedding day! 🙂

  5. Courtney Ross

    December 8th, 2016 at 5:48 pm

    Beautiful photos! The black and whites are spot on!

  6. Taylor Fisher

    December 8th, 2016 at 6:24 pm

    LOVE THE GIF!!! Oh man girl, these images are amazing! My favorites are of the groom and groomsmen, what a fun crew! Stunning, stunning work!

  7. Elizabeth Stamm Weitz

    December 8th, 2016 at 6:49 pm

    OH my gosh!!!!! These are amazing! Seriously…I’m in love with her dress too. Their style, with your gorgeous eye for details and beautiful moments…made for one stunning wedding. <3

  8. Christie Matherne Hall

    December 8th, 2016 at 7:59 pm

    Wonderful photos! And NICE TOUCH with the gif!

  9. devorahphotog@gmail.com

    December 8th, 2016 at 8:25 pm

    I love this venue, happy to see you’ve used a lot of amazing backdrops that the venue offers. Awesome work! XO Devorah

  10. Ginny Haupert

    December 8th, 2016 at 9:00 pm

    Pretty sure these belong in a magazine somewhere. Fantastic!

  11. christine.hartlaub@gmail.com

    December 9th, 2016 at 12:19 am

    I LOVE THESE!

  12. info@underthegarter.com

    December 13th, 2016 at 5:18 pm

    Um, this is my new favorite wedding. I LOVE every single detail and you did such a lovely job capturing it all. P.S. Completely in love with your gifs.

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