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This is the place where I get to share photos from sessions with amazing people, like you, tips for a smooth wedding, our family "Wilderness Mowers" adventures in frugal living and exploring where we live, and plenty of fun and real life. Start scrolling or click a category on the side to dive in!

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“Oh my gosh! I love these! Thank you for capturing my work at the wedding!” and “Thank you for my branding images!” often quickly turns to…”but now what do I do with these?” for business owners. Ever wondered how to use images to boost your business once you’ve received them from a photographer? I’ve got […]

Unlocking the Power of Wedding and Branding Images to Boost Your Business

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This Downtown Phoenix Wedding was full of firsts for me, and I LOVED every single minute of it. Working with Antonio and Sabrina has been a delight in every possible way. Sabrina is organized, full of joy, and on the ball. Antonio is calm, open-hearted, and supportive. They are a powerhouse of a match! The […]

Downtown Phoenix Wedding: Antonio and Sabrina

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This time of year is absolutely beautiful for Pine AZ Engagement Photos. It’s also a gorgeous time of year for a wedding. Lucky for Donovan and Annabella, they get both! This year we met up in Pine for their Engagement Session, and next year we’ll be celebrating their wedding at this same time of year. […]

Donovan and Annabella’s Pine AZ Engagement Photos

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John and Brianna’s October Wedding at Cabins on Strawberry Hill was nothing short of incredible. I knew it would be, but it exceeded even my expectations! The team of vendors was amazing, the decor was perfect, the weather was to die for, but even more than that the people who had gathered together to celebrate […]

John & Brianna’s October Wedding at Cabins on Strawberry Hill

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Carson and Kyanna’s Star Barn Wedding was sweet from beginning to end! Even the wind that popped up couldn’t keep spirits down or prevent such a beautiful day of celebration. There were so many tender moments! Star Barn Wedding Prep There is the cutest getting ready rooms at Star Barn. The Bridal suite is so […]

Carson and Kyanna’s Star Barn Wedding

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Welcome to my Payson AZ Photo Locations series! This is to help you see possible locations in the Payson, AZ area for your portrait session with Marquette LaRee. Scroll through the photos below to see examples of sessions at the Shoo Fly Meadow along with info about planning a session for the given spot. At […]

Payson AZ Photo Locations: Shoo Fly Meadow

Couple looking at wedding album on the couch, showing their increased connection through their photos

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I believe 100% that there is power in your photos. Power to heal, to connect, to strengthen, and to bring joy! In fact, I don’t just believe it I know it! In the Living Room of my childhood home was my Mother’s beautiful china cabinet, handmade by my Dad. There on the bottom shelf sat […]

The Power in Your Photos

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Before I dive into these Payson AZ Engagement Photos, a little backstory (because around here we love backstories!). In April I joined forces with Stasha, of Jars & Lace, to host a booth at the Gila Valley Wedding & Event Fair. As part of the booth I had a giveaway running for a free couple’s […]

Chris and Kathlene’s Payson AZ Engagement Photos

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It’s not often that I get to do a Cabins on Strawberry Hill Mini Wedding, but I love when I do! The couples are always SO sweet and so amazing to work with. Addison and Samantha’s wedding was by no means mini…it was full of family, love, celebration, and fun. Cabins on Strawberry Hill Mini […]

Cabins on Strawberry Hill Mini Wedding: Addison & Samantha

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This Mt Graham Waterfall Engagement Session had my heart from the very first hello on Instagram. When you get an inquiry that includes this line: “My cousin had you take their photos and they are still the pictures of my dreams!” you know you’ve connected with a golden client!! Kacey and Blaine made the drive […]

Mt Graham Waterfall Engagement Photos: Blaine & Kacey