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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.

5 Out of the Box Photos You Should Capture on Your Wedding Day

June 9, 2022

Most brides dream of their wedding day well before the day is upon them. Growing up, we often fantasize how the engagement will happen, what our dress will look like, and who our perfect match will be.  When I sit down with my couples for an initial meeting, I’ve found several brides can go into […]

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6 Tips To Prepare for Your Couples Session

May 25, 2022

Do you feel like couples photo sessions are reserved for those who are married or plan to get married? If so, that’s just silly! There is absolutely no reason why you and your partner, lover, spouse, fiancé, or significant other shouldn’t plan a photoshoot together. I’m sure many of you are thinking “I have plenty […]

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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 Fairytale Wedding at The Ashley Castle

March 31, 2022

Once upon a time… there was a woman named Ashley who always loved Disney and its love stories. Yet, it wasn’t until Jesse came into Ashley’s life that she really started believing in fairytales. It’s a tale as old as time – boy meets girl, they fall madly in love and all their wildest dreams […]

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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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