Braden grew up nestled near the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon and continues to draw inspiration in his practice from the depth of natural hues and soft lighting in those mountains. With over a decade of professional experience, he has been praised and is sought after for the way he captures the world and relationships around him. Braden is particularly drawn to wedding photography as he enjoys being a storyteller of the unique, unscripted moments, and timeless details that make up each wedding day. His decorated photography career has led him across the United States and abroad. From Jerusalem to Thailand, Paris to Iceland and many places in between. Both as a photographer and in his personal life, he loves getting to know people and the stories that make them who they are. When not behind the lens, you can find Braden fly fishing one of the many rivers near his home or enjoying an evening inside with his beautiful wife Alynn, and their dogs Fern, and Juno.
Braden grew up nestled near the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon and continues to draw inspiration in his practice from the depth of natural hues and soft lighting in those mountains. With over a decade of professional experience, he has been praised and is sought after for the way he captures the world and relationships around him. Braden is particularly drawn to wedding photography as he enjoys being a storyteller of the unique, unscripted moments, and timeless details that make up each wedding day.
His decorated photography career has led him across the United States and abroad. From Jerusalem to Thailand, Paris to Iceland and many places in between. Both as a photographer and in his personal life, he loves getting to know people and the stories that make them who they are. When not behind the lens, you can find Braden fly fishing one of the many rivers and lakes near his home or enjoying an evening inside with his beautiful wife Alynn and their dogs Fern and Juno.
Caroline + Noah
Braden's incredible gift of storytelling is what makes him an obvious candidate for your wedding, but it is WHO he his even more than WHAT he captures that makes him the only choice. His artful attention to raw, candid emotion and his unique photojournalistic approach were what originally drew us to his work. Braden has a special way of capturing every one of his weddings, uniquely. He is truly talented as a photographer and is passionate about the client's who have trusted their story with him. You can feel it in every image. After just one phone call, we knew we had to have his warm personality, and infectious joy be a big part of our wedding day. Braden infused light, joy, and a disarming sense of peace into our whole wedding weekend. He felt like a lifelong friend to us and to our guests. We will forever cherish the sacred images he captured on our wedding day. They carry even more meaning now that we have found such a dear friend in Braden.
" The VERY BEST decisions we made for our entire wedding weekend, was hiring Braden to capture it! "
Tricia + Danny
As a lover of photography, hiring the right professional to capture my wedding day was of the utmost importance. After reading Braden's bio, I knew he was our guy! It's hard not to like Braden when you first encounter him. He's especially personable and friendly, and just has a way of making you feel like an old friend. He was readily available to answer any questions we had, and provided helpful tools to aid in the planning process. We wanted a photographer that could capture not only the details of the day, but feelings. We couldn't be happier with our images as they evoke exactly that. His stylistic framing, editing and the way he captured some of the most unique, happy and silly moments have us full of smiles and tears each time we revisit the photos. He exceeded our expectations in every way, and we truly enjoyed every moment of having him in our presence. Thank you for making us comfortable in our most vulnerable moments - you made our wedding experience extra special and we can't thank you enough!
" The PERFECT Experience! "
Abby + Tanner
I could just go off about Braden and I will, I do wedding photography myself and have done it for 9 years. I first worked with Braden as an assistant. I got to see first hand how professional, present, and invested he was during every moment, and that is what drew me to him to document my own day. From the video chats discussing our wedding, to the energy and detail he brought to our special day, Braden thinks of it all! I appreciated his patience with our big party, as well as all the details I knew I wanted photographed. He did the most beautiful mix of film and digital photographs, which I would recommend to everyone! He took stunning portraits of all our grandparents, and captured moments that mean more than world to us and we will cherish them forever. I cannot recommend working with him enough, investing in him is the easiest, best decision you’ll make!
" Investing in him was the easiest, BEST CHOICE we made for our wedding! "
Maggie + Todd
We feel very lucky to have had Braden as our wedding photographer. Braden’s unique style and impressive portfolio is what drew us to him in the first place, and we knew we’d love the way he’d capture our wedding day. Braden was super helpful & communicative at every step of the process & went about everything professionally. He also did a great job of taking charge and managing the craziness of trying to get big groups of people together for photos. He went above and beyond when we ran into issues with printing our invitation photo and quickly tried to troubleshoot the problem with us (which was 100% an issue with the print shop, not the photo!) We love our engagements, bridals, and wedding day photos that Braden captured for us and will cherish them for years to come. Book him if you have the chance!
" He went ABOVE & BEYOND. Book him if you have the chance! "
Diana + Allen
Braden did an incredible job documenting our wedding! He was so thoughtful and thorough at capturing all the precious moments and personalities or our friends and families. We've had numerous friends reach out and tell us how stunning and unique the photos looked! Braden was also very flexible and offered to take extra time out of his personal schedule to stay an extra two days and dedicate additional couples photography time. Those were some of our favorite images and we really could not thank him enough! He's not only a wonderful photographer, but now also a dear friend we hope to reunite with again soon!
" The BEST decision we made for our wedding was hiring Braden! "
Lexi + Garrett
Braden was such an incredible photographer to work with and one we will continue to work with year after year after the amazing family photos he provided for our family! They literally brought tears to my eyes because they were everything I could have ever wanted and so much more! He is so talented, kind, personable, and professional. After a session with him, he is more than just your photographer, but can easily become a friend! I would highly recommend him to anyone!
" They literally brought tears to my eyes because they were EVERYTHING I COULD HAVE EVER WANTED & so much more! "
Sound like You? We're probably a great fit!
You deserve nothing but the best. It’s important to me that you find the photographer that is right for you. Don’t settle. You’ve waited a long time for this day to come and it’s finally here. Find the photographer who’s work you connect with and keep coming back to over and over again. Your wedding photos will serve as reminders of what is most valuable and precious in life. You can't put a price on them. They will be displayed in your home for years to come and will bring more meaning as time goes by.
If you find yourself coming back to the work you see here, then you might have found the photographer to capture your story! I look forward to hearing from you.
Rocky Mountain Bride Magazine
Green Wedding Shoes
Utah Bride And Groom Magazine
Utah Valley Bride Magazine
Braden has over 10+ years experience in the wedding industry
For full investment details and availability, please send a message via my contact form. Wedding coverage begins at $6,000, with custom offerings to precisely fit your wedding needs. Couples Sessions begin at $800.