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. 

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

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

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Rachel is such a classic beauty. 

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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. 

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

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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. 

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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. 

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

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

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

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

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The back of Rachel's dress....wow! 

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

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

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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. 

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

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

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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. 

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

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

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

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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