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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 31, 2017

One semester while attending the UofA in Tucson, we were broke. Completely and utterly broke. As in selling our books and games to Bookmans so we could eat AND pay rent. There wasn’t money for entertainment. We both had bus passes through the school though. So when we were bored and needed to get out […]

Aug 30, 2017

Detail shots at a wedding are becoming more and more prominent. I have my own personal reasons why I think they are important, and you can read about that here. One set of details though that often gets overlooked are the Groom’s details. These tell such a fun part of the story that really shouldn’t […]

Aug 29, 2017

When I discovered the Rising Tide Society in late 2015, I was ecstatic. This was the exact group I’d been craving for years. A group all about businesses and creatives coming together to buoy each other up and help each other succeed?!  Yes!! I’d been trying to make photography friends and it wasn’t working. Everyone […]

Aug 15, 2017

Neither Martin nor Kara could quit smiling as they got ready for their Fort Tuthill Mexican Fiesta Wedding in Flagstaff, AZ this past weekend. They were so ready, so happy, and so full of awesome emotion. “I don’t think I’ve ever worked with a bride as happy as you are!” and all of us in […]