McCory
Owner/Photographer

McCory

McCory is blessed to get to do what he loves for a living.  After working as a web designer for several years, McCory turned his passion for photography into a business in 2003 and hasn’t looked back since.

FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
Passionate, entrepreneurial, laid back, disciplined, happy

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Ryan
Principal Photographer/Creative Director

Ryan

After graduating from the University of Colorado with a degree in Fine Arts, Ryan became Elevate’s first employee.  As Creative Director, Ryan is constantly researching trends and brainstorming photography ideas.

FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
Genuine, hungry, curious, restless, inspired

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Katie
Principal Photographer/Customer Service Manager

Katie

After graduating from the University of Colorado at Boulder with an Arts Degree in Photography, Katie’s decided that her love of photography and passion for people perfectly fit with a career at Elevate.

FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
Silly, cute, sweet, expressive and EXCITABLE

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Janae
Principal Photographer/Studio Manager

Janae

Janae, a Seattle native, loves working with people and it shows in both her charming personality and great photos. When Janae started working with Elevate as an assistant, she quickly rose to the top as our favorite. She had been photographing weddings for years and when the opportunity arose to add her permanently to the staff, we jumped at the chance.

FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
Chatty, Humble, Quirky, Easy Going, Down-to-earth

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Allie
Principal Photographer

Allie

Allie hails from a farm in Iowa, where she learned the value of work hard.  She joined our team in 2015 as a Photographer and Studio Manager.

FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
Bubbly, Nice, Happy, Sincere, Hospitable

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Patrina
Production Artist

Patrina

Born and raised in New York City, Patrina received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from the School of Visual Arts, widely considered to be on of the nation’s finest art schools.

FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
Calm, cool, collected, creative and candid

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Amanda
Premier Party Consultant

Amanda

Before Amanda joined the Elevate team, she had a career in fundraising and development in the nonprofit sector in the Denver metro area. Amanda used Elevate for her wedding, and now she is excited to be part of the team and help other brides through the process.

FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
Loyal, outgoing, understanding, loving and driven

Sheena
Associate Photographer

Sheena

Sheena has been taking amazing wedding images as part of Elevate for the past few years. She uses her love of coffee to keep up the energy to chase around her four kids and to go non-stop capturing every important photo on her client’s wedding day.

FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
Silly, loving, direct, spirited, kind

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Trevor
Associate Photographer

Trevor

Originally from Michigan, Trevor settled years ago into Colorado with his wife, son and their two dogs. He has over 10 years experience photographing weddings and consistently provides dynamic photos every time.

FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
Creative, passionate, awesome, detail-oriented, geeky

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Tommy
Associate Photographer

Tommy

Tommy lives in Denver with his wife and son, who he loves taking to Rockies games. He started as an assistant with Elevate years ago and has become an accomplished wedding photographer who brings his passion for life to every wedding he captures.

FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
Passionate, sensitive, loving, strong, funny

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Chris
Videographer

Chris

Chris has filmed over 250 weddings since he started his career as a videographer. Born in upstate New York and with a degree from University of North Carolina, he has traveled the globe and brings his years of experience to every wedding he captures.

FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
Positive, Fun, Personable, Adventurous, Caring