Highlands Ranch Mansion Intimate Wedding


There is something simply magical about Highlands Ranch Mansion Intimate Wedding Venue, located just 5 min from my home. It’s an enchanting western estate in Highlands Ranch, Colorado is a place to gather and celebrate a a start of a new chapter in life.

Love Story

Armon and I are, simply put, two people destined to be together. He and I met 9 years ago while both Juniors in high school. He, an athletic jock and myself, a shy, homeschooled conservative girl, both just happening upon a high school football game of schools neither of us attended.

My smile caught his eye almost immediately upon arriving, and soon enough he and his friends were working hard for me and my friends attention. He had a personality that shone brighter than the bright lights and was oh, so smooth!

From that point, he and I kept attending those games in hopes of seeing the other. Week after week, until finally we exchanged numbers, began talking constantly and then started “hanging out” with groups of friends. That September flew by and at the end of October, I set up a Halloween haunted house event in which I made sure he was going to attend!

At the end of that 2008 Halloween night, Armon and I walked through a huge cornfield and got “lost”. It was then he had me alone for the first time and asked me to officially be his “girlfriend”. He then proceeded to ask permission for a kiss.

My first.

Since then we have worked through being at the same and then different undergraduate schools, long distance, medical school and all of the craziness life puts in the in between! We always rise above the adversity and grow stronger.
Truly, we are best friends and are beyond ready to take this beautiful step in our relationship.
To be together forever, always.



We went with Justyna Butler Photography due to her unique eye, unhindered creativity and clear communication and professionalism. Her photos are unlike any other photographer I have seen in Colorado, and the images she captures truly highlight the personalities of her subjects. The photos tell the couples love story! She is so easy to work with, is in constant communication and extremely organized. We couldn’t have asked for more for our wedding day.

Venue: Highlands Ranch Mansion

Second shooter: Elizabeth Mae


Therefore, if you thinking of adventure eloping or an intimate wedding Highlands Ranch Mansion Intimate Wedding in Colorado? Get in touch, I’d love to be your photographic guide.

Check out other elopements, adventure sessions, and weddings we’ve photographed. Yosemite National Park Vows Renewal Adventure, Rocky Mountain National Park Day After The Wedding Adventure, Jason’s + Christine’s Snowy Rocky Mountain National Park Elopement Adventure. and Wyoming Continental Divine Trail Adventure Elopement.



With love,





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  1. This intimate wedding at the Highland Ranch Mansion is so epic! What a gorgeous Colorado mountain venue and your photos are perfection!

  2. Woah Justyna, you blew this wedding day out of the water! You’re an amazing photographer, would love to connect if I’m ever in Colarado for a mountain wedding.

  3. What a stunning gallery!!! Just shows how you can rock your mountain elopements as well as mansion weddings! You’re a rockstar!

  4. OMG THIS IS SUCH A BEAUTIFUL WEDDING! It’s the perfect Colorado Mountain wedding, and I love the night portraits!

  5. Perfection! I want to drag you around with me just to take close ups that make me look amazing haha <3

  6. STUNNNNING!!!!! I love McKenna’s dress and shoes. What a gorgeous wedding. I love all of the portraits of them together and those amazing night shots. Gorgeous! Congratulations Armon and McKenna!

  7. I love hearing their love story at the beginning! The Highlands Ranch Mansion looks like a dream wedding venue in Colorado and you captured it’s ambiance perfectly!

  8. What a stunning location for a Colorado mountain wedding! I really love how he holds her shoes as they run across the field, so beautiful!

  9. I love the more dramatic shots and her dress is gorgeous! Mountain weddings are my favorite, just wish we had some mountains here in Nebraska, lol.

  10. This venue in Colorado is amazing! You captured the couple and all the wedding details so beautifully! And the tones are perfecto!

  11. What a gorgeous couple! That ceremony looked beautiful but then those golden hour portraits! Yeeewwwww!would love to be a Colardo Wedding Photographer with that scenery