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What do you do when you plan Mogollon Rim family photos and then you get to the final road to your destination and in the past week the Forest Service has closed that road for the foreseeable future?! You improvise! This is exactly what happened to us here. The location was scouted and picked and […]

Mogollon Rim Family Photos and Baby Announcement

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Did you know that you can always add on a wedding album to your photography package?! Amy and Michael decided to add on a gorgeous Navy Linen wedding album for their wedding Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, and I love how it turned out! Scroll through (and tap any photos to enlarge) to see my […]

Wedding Album for Michael and Amy

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Do you remember Donald and Terena’s Backyard wedding from last year? It was a beautiful ceremony in Payson, AZ when Covid changed their original wedding plans for their Gilbert Temple Sealing. This year, for their 1st anniversary, Donald and Terena were able to finally have their reception and to have their religious ceremony. In The […]

Donald and Terena’s Gilbert Temple Sealing

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As you prepare for our time together here are some engagement session prep tips, resources, and pieces of advice that will come in handy! 1. CLEAN YOUR RING! I will be photographing your gorgeous stone! This means that this would be a perfect opportunity to have your ring cleaned so that it’s clear of dirt […]

Engagement Session Prep Tips

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It takes a village to raise a child and, as the Mother of the Bride kept saying, it took a village to put this Discovery Park Wedding together. When Covid changed plans for some friends and vendors, others stepped in and made things happen so Ethan and Emaleah could still have their incredible day. The […]

Discovery Park Wedding: Ethan & Emaleah

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Chris and Joelle could not have picked a more beautiful day for their Cabins on Strawberry Hill Wedding in Strawberry, AZ! The fall weather was perfect, the guests were there ready to celebrate, the atmosphere was full of joy, and the entire day was a delight! When I arrived at Joelle’s cabin where she was […]

Cabins on Strawberry Hill Wedding: Chris & Joelle

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Austin and Tatum’s Cabins on Strawberry Hill Wedding was the perfect mixture of fall and summer, class and boho, party and sentimentality, family and friends. It was very evident that these two are loved dearly by many, but that wasn’t a surprise to me at all. This was the first day I’d met them, but […]

Austin & Tatum: Cabins on Strawberry Hill Wedding

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Anthony and Lomina’s Safford AZ Wedding was one for the books! From their carefully thought out details to the beautiful words by Father Nicodemus to the roast pig dinner to the gorgeous sunset and their incredible traditional Kiribati dance…this wedding was packed full of touching and memorable moments. Anthony and Lomina are kind, organized, and […]

Anthony & Lomina’s Safford AZ 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 Hidden Creek along with info about planning a session for the given spot. At the end are […]

Payson AZ Photo Locations: Hidden Creek

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Welcome to my Payson AZ Photo Location 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 Prickly Pear Hill along with info about planning a session for the given spot. At the […]

Payson AZ Photo Location: Prickly Pear Hill