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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 […]

Apr 4, 2017

If you just saw this first photo and asked to guess where it was, I bet you wouldn’t think Arizona! Ah, I love this state! There’s truly a bit of everything. Rachel wanted somewhere green with trees, and I loved this spot up in Payson, AZ. It was great to get to shoot somewhere new, […]

Mar 30, 2017

I don’t think I have ever been around a couple who laugh more together than Nick and Diana! They were incredible! They were seriously a hoot to work with and be around. We met in downtown Safford and they piled into my car and headed out into the desert for their beautiful engagement session! I’m […]