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Sara got to break in the New Year for me as my first session of 2022 for her Grad Photos. She just graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University and it was so fun to talk about college, English majors, and Payson life together. We went to the Houston Mesa Rim (or the Mini Rim as […]

Sara’s Grad Photos

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You’ve seen this spot before, but I love that this Rim Country Engagement Session has a different vibe than the others in this location. This was my first session in winter here and it still is spectacular. We traded the green grass of summer for a gorgeous field of golden dried grasses and a wispy […]

Rim Country Engagement Session: Cody & Stephanie

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When you are looking for both forest photos and amazing mountains views, you can’t go wrong with this spot for your Mogollon Rim Engagement Session! Austin and Stevee brought their A-game to this session and we were able to produce some of my favorite forest photos yet! AND! Just wait until you see their sweet […]

Mogollon Rim Engagement Session: Austin & Stevee

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During the Burnett Family Session, we made sure to take some time to get photos for Elaina as this is her senior year. And, did you know this is the second time I’ve been able to do some Payson AZ Senior Photos at the Bluff?! It’s one of my favorite places ever and lends so […]

Payson AZ Senior Photos: Elaina

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This Payson AZ Family Photo Session was incredible. Can I just pause for a minute and tell you how awesome this family is?! They moved to Payson intending it to be temporary and have stayed as they saw needs they could fill and experiences for their children. They are involved, hard working, kind, talented, and […]

Payson AZ Family Photo Session: Burnett Family

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When you come to Rim Country for a weekend getaway, stop for a quick mini session of Pine AZ Family Photos! This family did just that, and it was such a fun way to start their vacation off. Their outfits were spot on, their interactions were so sweet and genuine, and the light was absolutely […]

Pine AZ Family Photos

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Jami grew up in this area and when she brought her menfolk home for a visit from back east, she knew she needed some Payson AZ family photos! Jami and I went to the same college together, but this was the first time I got to meet Brad and the boys. These five are so […]

Payson AZ Family Photos

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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