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A little Q&A with Melissa

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Wedding + Portrait Photographer Hello! I’m Melissa, one half of the Arizona based husband and wife wedding + portrait photographer team. Thought I would answer a few questions to help you get to know me a little bit better. Keith will have his turn as well 😊 Where are you from? I have lived all […]

Thai Fusion Wedding at the Four Seasons Scottsdale

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Dinner Reception under the stars on the main lawn overlooking Pinnacle Peak Planner:: Sip & Twirl Venue:: Four Seasons Scottsdale Floral:: Avant Garde Studio

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How do you present wedding day photos after a wedding?

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A wedding day is filled with so many incredible moments. How do we organize the photos to share with a couple after the wedding? Wedding Day Photos The bride was getting ready at Villa Montana, a private villa perched above the Sanctuary Resort. The groom was getting ready down at the main part of the […]

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What do you look for in a family photographer?

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What do you looking for in a family photographer? Timeless portraits? Trendy edits? Images for your Christmas cards? Candids? When searching for a family photographer, consider all the elements that go into telling your family’s story. Family portraits can range drastically in style, so searching around to see what you like is key. For us, […]

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Anniversary Photos | Never too Late to Celebrate your Love!

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Engagement photos and wedding photos are widely accepted, but in all honesty, couples photos can be taken anytime! Have you ever taken anniversary photos? Professional portraits are a perfect way to celebrate your love whether you’ve hit a milestone or not. If you are celebrating a milestone, like an anniversary, booking a photo session could […]

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How to plan the perfect surprise proposal shoot

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Are you thinking of having a surprise proposal shoot? This month we have had a couple of these paparazzi style surprise proposals. And with a little planning, the surprise is captured and the couple has gorgeous photos to remember this important milestone in their lives together. Planning the perfect surprise proposal requires a little help. […]

Choosing Your Family Photographer

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A family photographer can be so much more than someone who shows up once every year for your christmas card portrait. There are several things to consider when choosing your family photographer. A family photographer is someone who can document the biggest moments in yours and your childrens’ lives. It seems like a simple task, but […]

Elopement at the Phoenix Courthouse

Elopement at the Phoenix Courthouse

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Getting married during COVID has taken on a whole new meaning. This elopement at the Phoenix Courthouse (well really Maricopa County in downtown Phoenix) couldn’t have been more perfect. This couple was supposed to be married on 11/6/20 in a gorgeous venue in the greater Phoenix area. While they probably still could have had their […]

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Top 3 Reasons to Collect Photo Albums

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Photo albums have become niche in today’s society. Once a staple in every household, they’ve become a rarer occurrence. To us, photo albums are a must-have family item and are books that we’ve collected for many years. With years of experience as event, branding, and wedding photographers, we’ve compiled the top 3 reasons to collect […]

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Who influenced your life?

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Pep would have turned 100 today. I’m super emotional as I reflect back on the type of man he was. In fact he has been a guiding light for me my entire life. Always honest, he called it like he saw it, always respectful, always positive and always my biggest supporter. He and Nana were […]

"All we can say is wow, just wow. 

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Keith & Melissa were truly amazing as photographers and friends throughout our planning of our wedding and our wonderful wedding day."  — Brijen + Chris

"We were so impressed with her knowledge."

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