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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!

Inspiration for a Downtown Phoenix, Arizona Elopement 

Inspiration for a Downtown Phoenix, Arizona Elopement  Courtney and Spencer’s elevated Arizona elopement in Downtown Phoenix was nothing short of amazing. The weather in March was perfect with a gorgeous sunset that painted the city in a warm, welcoming light. I simply adored their elegant style and the fact that they chose to do things […]

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Timeless Arizona Engagement Photos | Downtown Phoenix

Timeless Arizona Engagement Photos | Downtown Phoenix Downtown Phoenix served as the perfect setting for Sarah and Michael’s elegant Arizona engagement photos. It was such a pleasure to work with them. It is so clear that these two have so much love for each other by the way they each looked at each other on […]

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Elevated Downtown Phoenix AZ Wedding

Elevated Downtown Wedding | Phoenix AZ To say I enjoyed capturing Isabel and Tyrone’s elevated wedding in downtown Phoenix AZ surrounded by the city is such an understatement. From the moment I met them, I could tell they were going to be a fun couple to work with, and they did not disappoint. The location […]

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Cloudy Engagement Session at White Tank Mountains | Maricopa County in Arizona

Cloudy Engagement Session at White Tank Mountains | Maricopa County in Arizona I was so excited to shoot Ari and Adam’s elevated engagement session at White Tank Mountains in Maricopa County, Arizona! The location was absolutely stunning, with its towering mountains, prickly cacti, and a desert landscape that made a perfect backdrop for their photoshoot. […]

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Groom carrying bride on the beach in Cancun, Mexico

Beautiful Multi-Cultural Cancun Wedding | Cancun, Mexico

Multi-Cultural Cancun Wedding | Cancun, Mexico I absolutely loved this destination wedding at Dreams Riviera Resort in Cancun, Mexico! The gorgeous beach was perfect for Fatima and James’ special day. But what made this wedding truly memorable was their unique love story. Years prior to dating, Fatima and James became friends at a club in […]

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South Asian couple on their wedding with a large Arizona cactus

How To: Arizona Wedding Photos that Highlight Desert Landscapes

Arizona is a state with landscapes unlike any other, with its vast deserts full of towering cacti, and stunning golden and pink sunsets. If you’re planning a wedding in Arizona, there’s no better way to capture the beauty of the unique desert landscapes than through your engagement and wedding photos. So, here are some ways to incorporate Arizona’s unique landscape into your wedding photos!

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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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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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Adventure Wedding Sessions and 3 Reasons You Should Do One

The best add on you can have for your wedding– an additional photoshoot where you throw your wedding attire back on and we get those epic portraits ! Plus, it means more time on your wedding day to be fully present with your guests.

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