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Tales and inspiration from a documentary photographer in Arizona

for lovers of storytelling wedding photography

From wedding planning tips and tricks to venue insights and extensive gallery views, this blog is a sure-fire way to help you create the best wedding for you (or to seek inspiration for your brand photography!). Learn from me, my expertise, and the couples that came before you. We're in this together!

Honoring Your Cultural Traditions at Your Wedding

How did an Arizona wedding photographer end up documenting a Zulu tradition at a resort in Cancun, Mexico?? Do I have a story for you.

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Wedding Reinforcements: Your Wedding Your Way with Asha Bailey

In the episode, Asha Bailey talks about the importance of staying true to yourself when planning your wedding. She emphasizes the importance of not getting caught up in societal expectations and trends and instead, focusing on what makes you and your partner happy. Listen to the Episode Episode summary: One of the key points that […]

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South Asian couple kissing in traditional wedding attire

PreNuptial Agreements: Pros & Cons

As a wedding photographer + attorney, the space where the wedding industry and the law overlap are where I thrive! This post will provide insight into the benefits and burdens of a prenuptial agreement, but does not provide legal advice nor create an attorney client relationship therein. A prenuptial agreement, or prenup, is a legal […]

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Couple walking with groom holding bride's dress in Phoenix, Arizona

Wedding Photography Contracts & Why Both Parties Want Them!

As a commercial litigation and intellectual property attorney, contracts in the creative entrepreneur space are truly my cup of tea. Before diving into why contracts are essential for your wedding, remember that the purpose of a contract is to provide a benefit to both parties. For example, you get gorgeous wedding photos and your photographer […]

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Wedding Reinforcements: Planning & Design with Konsider It Done

Listen to the podcast episode Our vendor today is Kris from Konsider It Done, an incredible wedding planner who specializes in inclusivity within high end events. She’s based in Arizona but loves to plan destination weddings. From full planning and design services to day-of-coordination, Konsider It Done is truly the best.  You can find Kris […]

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Wedding Reinforcements: Freja Creative & All Things Stationary and Design

New on the podcast: Jesse from Freja Creative, an incredible designer and calligrapher who had the most fun launch into this industry! Jesse is a custom stationary designer for weddings and other big events. She also happens to be my cousin and one of my favorite people on this whole planet.  Listen to the episode […]

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South Asian Bride and New Zealander Groom in a classic car for an epic elopment

The Wedding Blues, A Perspective Piece by Recent Bride

Fatima & James recently were married in Cancun, Mexico surrounded by people who adore and support them. Fatima and James have family and friends who reside all across the world– from Zimbabwe, New Zealand, the Philippines, and Hong Kong to name a few. It was a gorgeous and momentous occasion that brought people together for […]

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Why you need a wedding planner & who I recommend

Engaged and planning a wedding? Wedding planners and day of coordinators are essential resources in the process. From design to setup and teardown, investing in an expert wedding planner is the best wedding decision you can make. I got married while in law school, so funds were low low low low (*hey alexa, play apple […]

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Ceremony set up of downtown wedding venue in phoenix, arizona. Features two floral arrangements with white flowers and baby's breath on stands.

Wedding Details Photos: why you want them & what to include || Arizona Wedding Photographer

The story of your wedding day can best be told through the images of the wedding details. These pictures document the specific nuances and small gestures that helped make your wedding day extraordinary and one-of-a-kind. Consider including the following in your wedding details photos: In addition to these items, there are many other details that […]

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Renaissance Phoenix Hotel: Wedding on the Terrace

Newly engaged and looking for a downtown wedding venue in Arizona? Take a peek at the Renaissance Phoenix Hotel in downtown! To show you just how gorgeous it is, here are some highlights from the Williams wedding! Before the Ceremony The Ceremony Portraits Reception

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