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Welcome to Cou Cou Studio ©


Cou Cou Studio is based in Missoula, Montana and provides wedding photography in Missoula and across the state.  At Cou Cou Studio © we believe in modern photos with stories to tell.  Happy, funny, breathtaking, ridiculous stories.  On a scale of importance from 1 to 10 we rate creativity with a 23.  We are obsessed with making clients ecstatic and consistently exceeding expectations.  We believe you share in our love of life, frivolity and fantastic photography.  And a day-in-day-out fascination with color, composition and artistic expression for good measure.

So let's start a conversation.  Let's start talking about what kind of images you believe in.  What kind of moments you want to freeze and how Cou Cou Studio © can be a part of them.  Every story has to start somewhere.  We hope yours starts with us.  You can also follow us on Twitter or fan us on Facebook.

Now Booking : 2015 Weddings : Missoula, Montana Wedding Photographer

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The holidays are done!  The new year is here!  At Cou Cou Studio we are starting to book up our calendar with work and travel and of course — weddings!  If you or someone you know are recently engaged let us know.  We love meeting new folks, hearing great love stories, and photographing them in Montana and beyond.  You can see some of our favorite weddings here and here.  As always you can check out here on our blog.

 

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Happy new year to you and yours!  We are excited for all the fun ahead this year.

 

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Julie Rae and Bernie : Missoula, Montana Portrait Photographer

Missoula Montana Portrait Photographer

Some people just radiate happiness.  That’s the case with Julie Rae and Bernie.  These two met Jessica for an afternoon in the fall sunshine.Missoula Montana Portrait Photographer Missoula Montana Portrait Photographer

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It’s so nice to look back and remember how warm the sun was while it is a snowy mess outside right now.  Thanks Julie and Bernie for such a lovely afternoon.  Ya’ll are the best.

Allison and Dru :: Stunning Outdoor Wedding on Seeley Lake :: Missoula, Montana Photographers

 

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Seeley Lake made for a gorgeous background for photographing Allison and Dru’s wedding this year.  With a wedding ceremony conducted by the groom’s sister, tunes from The Lil’ Smokies, and a table full of whiskey, their celebration was a blast!  We had such a fun time spending the day with these two and their friends and family as they celebrated late into the night under a bright, Montana moon.

 

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Thanks so much for having us there to document all the fun and celebration.  We had such a great time!

Monica Pastor Family and Friends :: Whitefish, Montana Family Portrait Photographer

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Fall means family portrait time for Cou Cou Studio.  Jessica headed up to Whitefish this fall to do some photos with Monica Pastor and her family and friends.  It was great follow up to the photographs Jessica did a couple years back of Monica and Teague.  This time there were more loved ones in tow and the fall colors were in full bloom.

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Glacier National Park Family Photos :: Missoula Family Photographer

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It is such a great call when a client who you’ve photographed before rings again.  Kari and her adorable crew were photographed by Jessica a couple years ago.  The boys have gotten so much bigger and this time Jess took the whole crew out to Glacier National Park for family portraits.  They were just in time for the bright oranges and yellows of fall — you can’t beat that on Lake McDonald.  Thanks guys for being such a sweet family.  You kept your photographer laughing the whole time.  What a blast.  :)

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Holiday Photos and Card Event :: Missoula Family Photographer

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Cou Cou Studio friends and family — we are doing a fun event November 7th and 8th with Noteworthy* Paper and Press in downtown Missoula, Montana.  Spaces are LIMITED so call Noteworthy today (406-541-6683) to reserve your spot!  More details below.  We can’t wait to see you then!

 

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Stacy and Eric :: Greenough, Montana :: Montana Destination Wedding Photographer

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Sometimes there are events that are truly something special because of the people that are there.  It could be anywhere — by a river, a family homestead, or even a luxury resort.  The point is that while the location may be beautiful it’s really who’s there together that makes it something special.  Eric and Stacy’s wedding in Greenough, Montana was one of those kinds of events. Each person we chatted with between taking photos was so genuinely nice.  You could just feel the love everyone had for each other and the bride and groom.  I think Lido and I can both agree it feels like we hit the jackpot when we photograph these kinds of events.
A beautiful ceremony and reception in the Lubrecht Forest in Greenough, Montana went off without a hitch despite unusually cool temperatures for this summer day.  A couple rain drops didn’t dampen anyone’s festivities.  In fact — it seemed all the more beautiful.

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Thanks again Stacy and Eric.  You two were simply spectacular to work with.  Cheers to you both!

 

Fall is Here :: Missoula, Montana Wedding Photographers :: Montana Destination Weddings

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We are kickin’ up dust with new plans, big moves, and fun ideas.  Excited to share some of the things in the works for the end of this year.  As we wind down our wedding season here in Montana we are hard at work on exciting projects for the upcoming seasons.  Stay tuned.  It’s going to be fun ya’ll!

Wedding Preview: Allison and Dru :: Missoula Wedding Photographers

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Thanks to Allison and Dru for ending our 2014 wedding season on a high note. You two were a blast to work with.  Congrats!  More photos to come.

Greenough, Montana Wedding Preview : Missoula, Montana Wedding Photographers

We had the chance to photograph a stunning and sweet wedding in Greenough, Montana just outside of Missoula recently.  We are still editing through the shoot now but here’s a little preview.  You can beat a kiss under an umbrella in an aspen grove.  Thanks you two — more to come.

 

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