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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!

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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Hand holding blurred interracial couple eloping in the city

Wedding Planning & Making Decisions that Serve Your Desires

Planning a wedding and overwhelmed with the sheer amount of decisions that you have to make? Value clarification is not just a therapy tool! Sitting down with your partner to clarify what your wedding values are will help you with each choice. Here’s how to do it!

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Just engaged? Take these first 3 steps!

Step One: Pick a venue! Peruse through my favorite venues in Arizona, look through hashtags online, or reach out to me for additional recs. Once you’ve nailed down some favorites, go visit the venues with your partner. Make it fun! Wear white, make it a date night/day, and picture yourselves saying I do or partying […]

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Schnepf Farms Wedding Venue & Why I Love It

Recently engaged and planning an Arizona wedding, but not sure where to host it? As a wedding photographer, I’ve seen a lot of Arizona venues. Here’s why Schnepf Farms is one of my favorites — so much so that I had my own wedding there in April 2022! Three Venues! Schnepf Farms is host to […]

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11 of Arizona’s Best Engagement Session Locations

Arizona is host to destination weddings and elopements for people from all over the world. Whether you’re from Arizona or visiting to an epic photoshoot, I’ve got the location insight you need! As a wedding photographer of four years, I’ve had the pleasure of traveling across Arizona to shoot in the most epic places!

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Best Wedding Venues in AZ

If you’re planning an Arizona wedding, check out these amazing venues! From rustic barns to luxurious resorts, there’s something for everyone.

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