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FOR STORIES, TIPS and INSPIRATION. Welcome to my favorite corner of this site-where I get to showcase my incredible clients and share their unique and heart-warming stories. If you are a bride-to-be you will find support in your wedding planning process, and if you're looking for inspiration for a future portrait session you've come to the right place! So grab a cup of coffee and sit a while! I'm so glad you're here.

Peasley Family in the Desert

April 25, 2022

Think about your last vacation. Whether you were relaxing poolside or exploring a new city (or even country!) there is one thing that we ALL do while traveling. You guessed it – take pictures! There is no better way to preserve a moment and relive our favorites memories than by taking and looking back at […]

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Nicolette and Mike’s Royal Palms Engagement

April 21, 2022

It was a magical morning. The sun slowly made its way into the sky and a slight mist filled the air as we wandered around well-designed garden spaces. We explored cozy green corners and listened to the sounds of nature. Birds sang while Nicolette and Mike danced around and held each other close. The serenity […]

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A Morning at Joshua Tree National Park

March 23, 2022

Can I let you in on a little secret? I LOVE to travel! I’m sure you’re not surprised! Exploring new spaces and taking in the views is one of the few things that can get this night owl out of bed early in the morning! As I sit here planning a new trip, I wanted […]

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Natalie and Logan’s Cathedral Rock Engagement

February 25, 2022

 A photographer’s job is so much more than just snapping a button on a camera. It’s getting to know the heart of the people in front of my lens, to hear their stories and have the opportunity to tell them. After all, it is stories that bind us together in the human experience. Stories have […]

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Randi and Kaleb’s Scottsdale Engagement Session

January 19, 2022

Some things are just meant to be-peanut butter and jelly, cookies and milk, coffee and creamer, and Kaleb and Randi. These two met during the COVID quarantine and knew fairly quickly that this was a forever kind of love. Somehow though, Kaleb was able to pull off the surprise of a lifetime when he proposed […]

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Emma and Zach’s Downtown Engagement Session

January 13, 2022

You can live somewhere for years and somehow forget to explore your own backyard. Thanks to Emma and Zach, the three of us had the opportunity to wander around downtown Phoenix while shooting their engagement session! I don’t always shoot in downtown Phoenix, so this was a real treat for me! We found so many […]

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