What a beautiful family! It was so fun to photograph the Peña family this weekend. The weather in Tonto was beautiful and the sky was clear. While I’m editing these I’m watching a Christmas movie on Netflix. I’m not much for watching movies, even while editing, EXCEPT at Christmas. This year I have watched The […]

What an amazing family. I have so much to say about them I considered writing this blog before we even did the shoot because I already have so much I want to share! Ned and Lisa are some of the most open-hearted people I have ever met. They truly live a life open to others […]

I was so excited when Jenna asked me to take photos at Sugarplums this spring! Almost 5 years ago when we did our very first market we connected with a lot of the other local sellers and there was always chatter about the famous Sugarplums Market that everyone wanted to sell at. I also heard […]

What a beautiful family! The last time I took pictures with this family was August 2020 before that little girl you see in these pictures was born. BLAST TO THE PAST BY CLICKING HERE. I met Kelsi going to NAU and we played volleyball together. She later moved to the valley and when I followed […]

What a weekend! We were vendors at this event AND I did the photography. It was an excuse to be there way more than I should admit that I wanted to be haha. The night before opening they had an influencer night where invited guests and the other vendors could shop and when I was […]

Before I say anything else I have to announce it was my Blog-aversary Jan 15th and I was so busy with a wedding and engagement shoot that I never even realized and posted about it! I started blogging my sessions consistently without missing a single one exactly 1 year ago Jan 15th! It was my […]

I’m always a little nervous going into an engagement session because it’s a big moment for me! I’m more nervous than the wedding day because by then my couples already know and love me. But the engagement session is a big deal! This is where I get to know my couples, get them comfortable with […]

If I could describe this family in three words they would be: exciting, connected and positive. Exciting because they aren’t just excited themselves but they have a certain energy that they transfer to others. In the way they talk and interact. It makes you like every moment is an opportunity. This is especially true for […]

One of the best things a photographer can do for his or her clients, in my opinion, is to get in front of the camera themselves. It is such an eye opening experience to remember how it feels. It allows me to better understand my clients perspective, and what I can do to enhance these […]

Inviting a wedding professional to your wedding can be nerve-racking. Here are 7 thoughts I have on inviting a professional wedding photographer to your wedding as a guest…