We drove up to Sun Valley in Idaho and I looked out the window and saw the mountains in the distance. I’ve seen many mountains, I’ve lived in them, seen friends die on them, but today I was driving to photograph a couple get married there. Where people get married is sometimes important, other times not, but this time I knew it mattered more.

Adelaide grew up in these mountains, they are a part of who she is. Nick and her live and work there and so do most of her family and friends.

I wanted this to represent them.

Who they are.

Not who I am or what I want them to be, not shoot “my” wedding with them in it.

I ask people to let me in, they more they give, the more I understand. So over three days in these mountains we saw people love and come together, they opened their arms and let me and Sarah into their midst, they showed us the beauty of their lives and invited us in like family. We shared laughter and tears, dinners and drinks and when I left I knew I had witnessed what I want to capture more of.

Love.

Family.

Connection.

And the overall wonder of life.

Second Shooter: Sarah Doliver

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2nd shooter: Sarah Doliver

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January 2, 2017
beautiful story + lovely images.
January 2, 2017
So pure and so simple. Great work.
January 2, 2017
Just lovely!
January 2, 2017
one of your best, absolutely love this story !
January 3, 2017
Excellent Mr Peterson, great way to start 2017.
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January 3, 2017
This is such a classy set of photographs, I’m seriously impressed.
January 5, 2017
Superb wedding photographs. There are some absolute classics here. Great work.
January 5, 2017
They say photographs only capture a moment in time.... yours did! And the spirit of the time too. I appreciate the balance of feeling, people and place. Really nice work! Thanks for your eye and insight. F.o.B.
Robert Del Secco
January 5, 2017
Absolutely powerful and moving images! So good! So here I am 750 miles away lamenting the timing of life. I wish I could have been there and celebrated with you!
January 6, 2017
Absolutely stunning! The most beautiful wedding captured to perfection.
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January 8, 2017
That is just beautiful!
January 14, 2017
Incredible, like always.. This is poetry.
Absolutely stunning wedding and I love how you have photographed it. When I will achieve such excellence? probably never but I will keep pushing forward.
January 24, 2017
What a stunning set, the weather totally makes these more atmospheric. Great job Jonas.
January 24, 2017
Masterpiece as always. I really had a pleasure to go through whole set.
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