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Oct 3, 2017

With refinished bee boxes, beautiful autumn DIY bouquets, the cutest little flower girl, a historic building, and a backyard ceremony, this wedding was bound to be a hit! Mike and Callie were married in a sweet backyard wedding with a reception following at the historic Merryland building in Eden, AZ. The day was full of […]

Sep 29, 2017

It’s down to my last two weeks of course work in The International Academy of Wedding Photographers! It’s down to watching two more modules, submitting 5 more homework assignments, and one quiz. I am almost a certified wedding photographer!! The final course I’m working on is all about using flash on and off the camera, […]

Sep 28, 2017

Family sessions is not a service I advertise much anymore as I’ve moved most of my work to weddings and anniversaries, but I love making room in my schedule for special family sessions. And when your sister asks if you’ll take a quick family shot for them while they are up visiting, the answer is […]

Sep 27, 2017

One thing I LOVE about the bridal details, is that those special and simple items are some of the biggest ways for a bride to individualize a wedding. From the style of shoes, to the extra family heirlooms she carries, to ways she memorializes family members.¬†Every bride thinks about their dress and flowers, but today […]

Sep 22, 2017

Happy First Day of Fall! It’s the Autumnal Equinox! While I always am sad to see summer go, I do love the Fall flavors and foods!! Consequently I thought today in honor of Fall I’d share with you one of our new fall favorites: Apple Cider Doughnuts!! These are AMAZING and weren’t hard to make […]