Ryan has been with the studio the longest – over 10 years! His dedication to making Elevate what it is today, and of course his incredible talent, have earned him the title of Senior Photographer. He is consistently driven to grow in his craft and to discover new locations and concepts that give his clients that premier experience during their photo-shoots. If you’ve worked with Ryan, you know that there aren’t many who work as hard or care as deeply as he does about his clients. But outside of weddings and engagement sessions, do you know what else makes Ryan shine?
Get to know Ryan and what makes his world go around…
Describe yourself in five words.
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
Passion: Food and wandering the world, especially places with yummy and unique food!
Community Involvement: Project Helping is a great organization that makes it fun and easy for anyone to find volunteering opportunities. The last event that I participated in made breakfast for the youth and Urban Peak.
Favorite Vacations Spot: I recently visited Cuba and I would definitely go back! It matches my untamed nature and tickles my desire to explore uncharted paths.
Perfect day off: Sleeping in. Brunch with friends. An afternoon spent outside at a bbq or going on a hike. Evening bonfire.
You have to taste this: My authentic street Pad Thai. I’ve yet to find a local restaurant that makes it the way I learned in Thailand!
Favorite Quote: Don’t speak unless you can improve the silence.
Here are some of his favorite photos from the many great weddings and engagements he’s captured.