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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Valentine’s Day often serves as a reminder of how lucky I am to have a career that allows me to capture true love day in and day out. Having the ability to photograph genuine connections between couples is such a privilege! I think every day with your love should be celebrated in some way, but […]

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 […]

When it comes to finding great gifts for the special people in your life, it can be difficult to find ones that are both thoughtful and something that the person will actually be excited to receive. With the holidays around the corner, I have the perfect gift suggestion: utilize your professionally taken photos to check […]

While it’s not always realistic to have your engagement photographer and wedding photographer be the same person, I wanted to share with you 4 reasons why you should have an engagement session with your wedding photographer if plans allow!