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Sep 8, 2017

As soon as we learned we were moving to Payson, I started looking on Instagram for photographers in the area. I found a few, but I was drawn to Mikaela and her work. Not only is she a talented photographer, but she also sounded genuine, sweet, and fun. I started interacting with her on Instagram […]

Apr 20, 2017

Will met Cami on a dare. Only it was him daring his friend to pick anyone in the room to try and get a date with. Let’s just say that things didn’t work out for the friend and Cami and Will hit it off! These two Army sweethearts missed their first Anniversary together while Cami […]

Mar 8, 2017

Have I mentioned how much I LOVE the Badlands?! And The Academy?! And meeting up with other photographers?! A lot. Probably as much as I love pie or prickly pear. So when I had the chance to combine all three, I was dancing with excitement! The story of how I “met” Meghan is funny! I […]

Dec 13, 2016

This story begins in Freshman English class at Eastern Arizona College. One person was joking and making comments on the lesson. One was trying to shush the other and listen. Magdelyn had no idea that 13 years later she’d still be shushing ArJay when he made goofy comments! These two are some of our dearest […]

Dec 8, 2016

I had no idea that I’d get to have these two in front of my camera again so soon after their July wedding! But when a LaRee Bride asks about a sweetheart session for Christmas, how could I say no?! Since Brad and Kory are 4 1/2 hours away from me, I couldn’t just pop […]