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Who would have imagined when we rang in 2020 that our kids graduation photos would be taken during social distancing, stay at home orders in the new reality of Covid 19. My heart goes out to so many people right now for so many reasons. The class of 2020 has missed out on so many […]

Graduation Photos during Social Distancing

seniors

graduation photos phoenix
kodak tv commercial

Well I have spent the morning shedding happy tears. Maybe coming off a holiday weekend, social distancing and not able to gather in groups has made me nostalgic for family members and more specifically family memories. Maybe because yesterday was the 3rd anniversary of my dad’s death. Or maybe because I was thinking of all […]

Photos live forever

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What do photographers do when they are stuck at home? Photograph all sorts of interesting things. Why not food photography? Since we generally have a full calendar photographing people, we don’t have a ton of extra time to work on other areas that challenge and interest us. Food photography is one of those things. There […]

Food Photography

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Pizza on the grill

Wedding planning tips from wedding photographers around the world The idea of planning a wedding sounds fun and exciting at first. It’s your big day, a fairytale to welcome the next chapter of your life. The adventures you’ll experience as a married couple and the victories you’ll achieve together await you. The idea of researching […]

Your ultimate collection of wonderful wedding tips, as told by the experts

wedding

“Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage: it can be delightful.” ― George Bernard Shaw We are in week two of our coronavirus shelter in place. No school. No work. We have left home except for the random trip to the grocery store, walk with the dogs or exercise in […]

Challenge yourself. Get Better at Something.

children

engagement session tempe

“In this instant of danger they realized they were each other’s reason for living, and into this instant they threw their whole being.” ― Anaïs Nin A couple’s session should involve things you love to do as a couple Getting together at your local hot dog restaurant walking distance from home. The perfect place to […]

Documentary style couple session

engagement

What do photographers do when they have a weekend when they aren’t working? Jump in the car, head to Los Angeles and walk around with cameras in hand (or over the shoulder). Street photography in LA, definitely interesting in a way that Phoenix isn’t. Walk out of your hotel at 11pm and a few steps […]

Roadtrip to LA

travel

LA street photography
andaz resort scottsdale, corporate event wedding

My oh my this photo shoot was full of gorgeous set ups. (what’s on the top of your wedding to do list? venue, photographer, wedding decor + rentals, floral, band, photo booth….) The to do list is long I know. But we all have priorities, for some the most important thing is the photographer (look […]

Wedding Decor + Rentals

featured wedding vendor

Our style is candid, documentary style wedding + engagement photography… If you have already scrolled through our home page or any of our galleries then you have seen a pretty good example of our photography style. In a sea of perfectly orchestrated couple’s portraits on social media we find a little motion and emotion refreshing. […]

How would we describe our photography style?

engagement

To see the featured couple Alex + Charlie’s wedding weekend, CLICK HERE The headline above was from a recent article in Harper’s Bazaar. I was researching to write a blog post on what to look for when choosing your wedding photographer and came across the above referenced piece. [Bazaar Bride is a must read. So […]

Is Instagram the new Pinterest for wedding planning?

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PABLO NERUDA

and when you appear all the rivers sound in my body, bells shake the sky, and a hymn fills the world.

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