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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 […]

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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A stress-free wedding day in the desert surrounded by the ones they love most. The ones who had raised them, shaped the values they hold dear and loved them unconditionally for their entire lives. A new family was forming, but it was the legacy of the family from which they came that had brought them to […]

 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 […]

The sun was shining, the sky was as blue as the sea, the veil was sitting perfectly on Sha’Dare’s head, and friends and family were patiently anticipating being witnesses to this stunning couple as they tied the knot. It was the moment they’d be dreaming of their entire lives: their wedding day. The day Sha’Dare […]

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 […]

Happy New Year, AK Family! As we flip our calendars over to 2022, I wanted to do something fun for today’s blog post. 2021 was an incredible year filled with laughter, love, support, and adventures. So many of you – my amazing couples, clients, and families – made this year a memorable one for my […]

Earlier this fall, I had the privilege of photographing Clare and Gregg as they exchanged vows at Soho63, a historic wedding venue in Downtown Chandler. This event space offered the perfect combination of modern and elegance with natural light streaming in beautifully. The naturally-lit Tribeca Terrace was stunning against the green hues of Clare’s bridesmaid’s […]

This couple got engaged while visiting Arizona! The beautiful Sanctuary Camelback Resort and Spa was the perfect backdrop for this life altering moment.