Cindy + Joseph :: wedding story


CYNTHIA MEGO + JOSEPH MACIAS :: MARRIED AT TRE BELLA, MESA ARIZONA Cindy & Joseph describe themselves as homebodies.  They love nothing more than being home with their kids & spending time as a… Continue reading

Liz + Bryan :: wedding story


ELIZABETH LEDSKY + BRYAN YORK :: MARRIED AT TRE BELLA, MESA ARIZONA Liz & Bryan met through friends.  Their relationship has been a long distance one until just recently as Bryan worked down in… Continue reading

Dezirae + Jordan :: wedding story


DEZIRAE VILLA + JORDAN RUBENSTEIN :: MARRIED AT THE PHOENICIAN – SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA Dezirae & Jordan have been together over 3 years now.  Everything about them is precious; from their interaction & glances to one… Continue reading

Heather + Ricky :: wedding story


HEATHER GRAY + RICKY PRINSLOO :: MARRIED AT REGALE WEDDINGS & RECEPTIONS – SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA Heather’s in real estate.  Ricky’s in manufacturing.  They’ve spent the last 4 years wrapping their lives into one. Ricky comes… Continue reading

Fulford :: Family session 2014


FULFORD FAMILY  :: SPUR CROSS CONSERVATION; CAVE CREEK, ARIZONA Finlee has that wild, crazy, out of control adorable curly hair that everyone loves.  There’s nothing more precious than a child with those Shirley… Continue reading

Rochelle + Chris :: wedding story


ROCHELLE JIM + CHRIS FRANKS :: MARRIED AT TRE BELLA, MESA ARIZONA I think there’s something special in getting to spend time with a couple with such a quiet, gentle demeanor.  There’s a calming… Continue reading

Kim + Dylan :: wedding story


KIM KAY + DYLAN TOMLIN :: MARRIED AT MCDOWELL MOUNTAIN GOLF CLUB – SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA What an absolute joy it was to work with Kim & Dylan(& their absolutely hilarious wedding party)!  Kim repeatedly expressed… Continue reading

Lori + Luis :: wedding story


LORI GAYTAN + LUIS MADRIZ :: MARRIED AT TRE BELLA, MESA ARIZONA Lori & Luis have been together since high school, building their dreams & careers together over the years.  They’ve been engaged since… Continue reading

Cassidy + Travis :: wedding story


CASSIDY KERSTEN + TRAVIS HJELMSTAD :: MARRIED AT TRE BELLA, MESA ARIZONA Cassidy & Travis were a refreshing challenge for me-not in wedding day complication, but in pre-wedding planning.  I literally met Cassidy for… Continue reading

Britney + Michael :: wedding story


BRITNEY HOWARD + MICHAEL IUCULANO :: MARRIED AT TRE BELLA, MESA ARIZONA Britney & Michael hosted one of the wildest, most colorful weddings I’ve experienced in a while.  Absolutely nothing ran on time &… Continue reading

Jessica + Brandon :: engagement


JESSICA CALDERON + BRANDON OLSON :: ENGAGEMENT @ DC RANCH MARKETSTREET; SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA I had so much fun working with Jessica & Brandon for the first time earlier this month for their engagement session.… Continue reading

Dave + Amanda :: anniversary


DAVID + AMANDA ORR OF DAVIDORRPHOTOGRAPHY.COM :: ANNIVERSARY @ DESERT BOTANICAL GARDENS; PHOENIX, ARIZONA Some of my favorite sessions are those done for friends & colleagues.  Amanda is a very talented graphic designer &… Continue reading

Christine + Aaron :: wedding story


CHRISTINE HUERTA + AARON BURT :: MARRIED AT TRE BELLA, MESA ARIZONA Christine & Aaron are a truly wonderful couple.  They have one of those quiet, sweet loves that make you sign deeply… Continue reading

10 favorite Arizona engagement session locations!


Arizona offers some of the most beautiful backdrops for a breathtaking engagement session.  Everything from lakes & cityscapes to red rocks & snowy forests.  Whether you’re looking for rustic, modern, boho, shabby chic,… Continue reading

Phoenix Cake Company :: exquisite wedding cakes


PHOENIX CAKE CO-CHRISTY VEGA-GLUCH :: PROFESSIONAL WEDDING CAKE DESIGNS I had such a pleasure a couple weeks back working with Christy, photographing some of her stunning creations in the beautiful bridal suite at… Continue reading

Sara + Bill :: wedding story


SARA JAYNES + BILL RUIZ :: MARRIED AT TRE BELLA, MESA ARIZONA Every wedding is unique in some detail or experience.  Every wedding has its very own specialness.  Every wedding offers its own… Continue reading

Isabella :: Newborn Story


ISABELLA HERNANDEZ :: MATERNITY, HOSPITAL 1ST DAY & NEWBORN SESSIONS Being able to tell a new baby’s story from maternity through the newborn session is such a blessing!  There’s nothing that quite equals… Continue reading

Karen + Neal :: engagement


KAREN SCOTT + NEAL RUSCHE :: ENGAGEMENT @ SOUTH MOUNTAIN | AZ GRAND RESORT, ARIZONA I liked Karen & Neal instantly.  We had so much fun wandering around South Mountain & Arizona Grand… Continue reading

Robinson :: Maternity


HEATHER + BRANDON  :: MATERNITY SESSION, EL HENDERSON TRAILHEAD; ANTHEM, ARIZONA Being a photographer affords me opportunities to spend some of the most important, intimate, once in a lifetime moments with people.  Because… Continue reading

Wedding Music Guide


an awesome reblog from knotsvilla.com Your wedding music choices can always case a minor civil war if you & your spouse are at odds with your music tastes.  Nothing worse than trying to… Continue reading