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Sep 14, 2017

From the moment Kristin emailed me, I knew that she and Kurt were “dreamies”. You know, the clients you dream of…the clients that fit your brand and your style and your hopes. These two are fun, laid back, so sweet together, and just so naturally adorable! They drove all the way up from Tucson for […]

Sep 6, 2017

Peter and Samantha escaped the heat down in Phoenix on Monday to come up for their engagement session on the Mogollon Rim, here near Payson. And I am SO glad they did, because we had a blast! Sam warned me at the beginning that she is awkward in front of a camera and doesn’t pose, […]

Aug 14, 2017

Tad and Jennifer’s Gila Valley country engagement session is definitely one of my favorites to date! We had plans all set up to drive out to Tad’s family ranch for engagement photos, but as the day went on, a huge thunderhead developed west of town, out towards the direction of the ranch. The monsoon’s have […]

Jul 6, 2017

Mike and Callie had the location all picked out for their engagement session. And then Frye Fire on Mount Graham exploded! The fire nearly got the telescopes on top of the mountain and closed off the entire range to the public. The spot they had picked out was low on the mountain, but still off […]

May 5, 2017

When we were students at the University of Arizona, we spent a ton of time up on Mt. Lemmon. We loved geocaching, camping, Sunday drives, and casual hiking (I’m not a true hiker). It was something we could do on our entertainment budget of “whatever Bookmans will give us in trade for old movies and […]