Big Horn National Forest | Backcountry Hiking

Leaving our wonderful dry cabin “Lodge Pole”, we drove further into the forest before finally parking on the side of a Big Horn National Forest developed road we picked a peak and started on our venture.  It was already one in the afternoon when we began our way across the meadow.  Crossing an iced over creek.  The sun was high on our back until we were really in the middle of the rock field.  Carbon sported his new backpack Wayne picked out while we were in Denver, and showed what a climber he was even loaded with treats and water.  The views became more amazing each step we took, with a 360 degree view at the top.  The light was perfect once we hit the summit at 10,000+ feet around 4 pm.  We had adequate light as we made our way down.  Finally hitting the meadow at dark.  With a full moon and full hearts we started our journey home.

Adventure. Photography. Love.

Amanda is a highly sought travel wedding photographer, where no destination is to remote.  Based in Palmer, Alaska with a satellite location in the beautiful Kickapoo Valley in Southwest Wisconsin.  Amanda is available to travel to your destination wedding, elopement, or engagement. Recent wedding and engagement travels to New York, Virginia, Jamaica, Mexico, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin showcase her adventurous spirit to capture love in remote and unique locations.  

Playing with toy cameras before she could walk, Amanda was soon using a fisher price 110 mm film camera.  She found herself spending her teenage and college years with her 35 mm film camera, rarely leaving her side, Amanda spent six weeks in Iceland and Europe capturing environmental justice with her film cameras before entering graduate school and the digital age.  While still enjoying 35mm and medium format film for personal projects, today Amanda uses digital technology for documenting her clients biggest day.  

 Photography the Feels Natural

Ensuring her clients enjoy their wedding day is the most important element for Amanda. Thus Amanda is unobtrusive, capturing the day as it happens. Amanda does not work from a shot list, but instead reacts to events as they unfold.  This form of photography creates a visual story organic in nature.  Amanda has an eye for capturing real moments.  Her style of photography sets her apart from other wedding photographers.  

Throughout the day Amanda uses nature to help enhance her beautiful subjects.  Using natural light, shadows, and reflections Amanda ensures the bride and groom stand out.  Amanda is drawn to the magical light occurring at sunrise and sunset where she lets her creativity run free.  While Amanda prefers to work at venues that accompany her free spirit including backyards, farms, ranches, barns, wineries and secluded getaway, her talents allow her to work in most any setting.

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