Specializing in wedding photography + videography for the in love & adventurous
destination weddings | elopements | adventure sessions | + more



I’m a photographer currently based out of Montrose, Colorado serving the western slope + beyond. I love traveling, birds, and anything that takes me outside.

Montrose, CO + Moab, UT + destination wedding photographer & videographer
Hey! My name is Malachi Lewis & I am so glad you are here! I am a destination film photographer with a love for color specializing in weddings & elopements, although I also enjoy photographing seniors, families, & other portraits occasionally as well. I usually call Colorado my home but I am always on the go!

Colorado adventure wedding & intimate elopement photographer

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My photography style

I like to think that my style is a mix of alternative & fine art. Yes, I love to shoot beautiful photos at golden hour, but I also love being able shoot something more colorful, fun, or crazy! I like to shoot film because I love the way it handles light & how it is so full of character. Digital photography can be too perfect, while analog photography can really capture the gorgeous light in a romantic or fun way.

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Why work with me? What makes me different?

I was a landscape photographer before I ever started shooting weddings. After shooting weddings for awhile, the transition to elopements & adventure weddings just felt natural. I already knew how to compose landscapes & how to interact with people, now I can just put those skills together! I learned film photography before digital was ever a thing & have recently picked up film again. It handles color & light so differently, it works so well for those harsh lighting situations that you face with adventure weddings. And I am one of the only photographers who shoots film for adventure weddings & elopements! I also follow the Leave No Trace principals in my business. I care about the environments that I shoot in & want to educate others on how they can preserve these beautiful places.

Are you eloping? I'd love to be your elopement photographer!
ask me about what I offer & how I can help not only in photographing but also planning your elopement

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