Wedding Photographer | CO + CA@rachelhavel

📷 Natural, Timeless, & Heartfelt
Aspen • Telluride • Vail • NJ •
Santa Barbara • San Francisco • SoCal • 🌎✈️

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Organic and lush centerpieces from @coricookfloraldesign with touches of navy and gold for this @gobelladesign wedding. ⠀
As seen on @theknot
Planning: @gobelladesign
Florals: @coricookfloraldesign
Venue: @rcbachelorgulchbride

The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch

Monday Funday! At least I’m wishing it’s a fun day for you. ⠀
Planning: @anevents
Bridesmaids Gowns: @mumuweddings
Florals: @newberrybros

The Venue at Crooked Willow Farms

The perfect little setting in the perfect place with the perfect California glow coming over the hill. Cue the heart bursting. ⠀
Wedding Editorial: @joyproctor
Florals: @lavendersflowers
Location: @hammersky_vineyards
Tabletop: @theark_

Hammersky Vineyard

Weddings are such a beautiful reflection of your individuality as a couple. It's about creating an meaningful experience that allows your guests to engage in the things you love and value the most in life. ⠀
As seen in @brides
Planning and design: @anevents
Florals and decor: @designworksevents
Venue: @thebroadmoor
Gown: @leannemarshallofficial from @emmaandgracebridal
Hair: @theblushsaloncs
Makeup: @makeupbyheatherb
Suit: @suitsupply

The Broadmoor

You are simply enchanting, Italy. When everywhere you turn looks like something from a storybook, you find yourself never wanting to leave.


Love is an action. A choice. One that is based not on feeling or merit, but is based on a humble and authentic devotion. A devotion that is not rooted in a sense of obligation or bondage, but a devotion that is rooted in a sense of solidarity and truth. This love is pure, freeing, empowering, healing, and ultimately enriches and fulfills one’s life. ⠀
As seen in @harpersbazaarus and @magnoliarouge Planning: @bluebirdproductions
Florals: @premastyle
Gown: @naeemkhanbride
Suit: @thombrowneny
Hair & Makeup: @lutzkarpf

Aspen, Colorado

These lush florals and elegant table setting created such a beautiful, welcoming space for this mountain wedding. ⠀
Planning: @gobelladesign
Florals: @coricookfloraldesign
Decor: @pinkmonkeysolutions
Venue: Ten Mile Station @breckenridgemtn

Ten Mile Station, Breckenridge

Winter wedding wonderland on top of Vail mountain. This setting, these two, those flowers. So much love! ⠀
Planning: @kkweddingsandevents
Florals: @vailvintagemagnolia
Gown: @inesdisanto
Hair & Makeup: @divinebeautyartists
Venue: The 10th; Vail, CO⠀

Vail, Colorado

Happy Friday my friends! Fridays are the best. It's not because we all hate our jobs and can't wait to get away. It's because we love our people so much and can't wait to spend more time in their company. Am I right or what?! ⠀
Planning: @anevents
Florals: @newberrybros
Venue: @crookedwillowevents

The Venue at Crooked Willow Farms

Celebrating with @emmaandgracebridal tonight as they host their fashion show. Can't wait to see all of their beautiful gowns! You can still join if you haven’t bought a ticket yet. Go to their page for the link. Hope to see you there! This is one of their custom gowns that Becky wore on her wedding day.
Planning: @tandemevents
Hair & Makeup: @ellejaybeauty
Custom Bridal Gown: @emmaandgracebridal
Venue: @halcyoncherrycreek

Denver, Colorado

Take me back to Italy where I can explore small cafes and drink red wine with nearly every meal! I don't know about you, but I'm feeling like there's not enough time in the day this week. You with me? Finding balance in life and work can be challenging. It requires one foot in front of the other and discipline to dig in and make decisions with a long-term perspective. ⠀


I'll never get over this jaw-dropping @berta gown and the amazing views from the top of Aspen mountain. Loved getting to relive this day with these two on @rockymtnbride today. ⠀
Planning: @eversochicevents
Venue: @thelittlenell
Videographer: @elysiumweddings
Florals: @mainstreetflowermarket
Gown: @berta from @annabebridal
Tux: @theblacktux
Stationery: @thepaperieco
Hair: @lanelllundeen
Makeup: @ep_lmdb
Rentals: @copartyrentals @linenhero

The Little Nell