Spring Wedding with Mountain Views

Spring Wedding with Mountain Views

Heather and Joel traveled a long way from their home in Virginia to their intimate, destination wedding in Taos, NM! This couple was all smiles on their March wedding day. Bed and Breakfast, Hacienda del Sol, hosted this wedding in their courtyard with mountain views. The snow made an intense appearance on Taos Mountain and provided a dramatic background and beautiful contrast in the photos. Eight guests came from around the country to join this couple on their wedding day and all guests stayed at this local venue with the bride and groom.
Congratulations to these sweet newlyweds and their beautiful love!!

Small Outdoor Wedding at Taos Bed and Breakfast

Small Outdoor Wedding at Taos Bed and Breakfast

Kristina and Chris live in Albuquerque and escaped from the big city to catch some mountain air on their wedding day! This couple had 20 friends and family meet them in Taos, NM for the ceremony and mini reception. After a very dry winter, it was refreshing to see the beautiful green grass at Taos’ bed and breakfast Hacienda del Sol. Sacred Taos Mountain overlooked on the ceremony as officiant Dan Jones presided. Afterwards the couple celebrated with a toast and cake cutting and outdoor mingling with their guests.

Flower Girls and Ring Bearers

Flower Girls and Ring Bearers

A few cute children waiting to walk up the aisle can create a little entertainment for the guests before the wedding ceremony even begins. This wedding had a processional with six children walking up the aisle before the bride and groom. There was some serious corralling and herding of these kids…almost all made it up the aisle. It was fun to watch the little ones throughout the rest of the ceremony as well.

Lesbians from the East Coast Elope in Taos, NM

Lesbians from the East Coast Elope in Taos, NM

These awesome women have been together for 35 years. They knew that “one day” same-sex marriages would be legal, they never thought it would happen in their lifetime.
When this couple went to the county clerk to pick up their wedding license, the woman behind the counter wished the engaged congratulations and explained that she had just married her girlfriend, now wife. So the county clerk employee and her wife stood up as witnesses for the elder brides.
It was a joy and honor to take photos of this wedding. We all laughed and we all cried. Cheers to these newlyweds!

Same-Sex Marriage Elopement from Albuquerque

Same-Sex Marriage Elopement from Albuquerque

These ladies came to Taos from Albuquerque to elope! Julie and Theresa’s friends and family were clueless to their “real” plans of their weekend rendezvous, aka Their Taos Wedding!! The weather was absolutely perfect for this February 4th outdoor wedding ceremony. The same-sex marriage was officiated by Reverend Dan Jones of Taos’ Embracing Ceremony. Erika and Mark of Hacienda del Sol were the witnesses for this tiny wedding. The brides celebrated with stories, laughs, cake, and champagne after a twenty minute ceremony and some wedding photos. Congrats to this beautiful couple!!