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Ethan and Emaleah’s Payson AZ Engagement Session was probably the windiest session I’ve ever done here in Payson. Not quite the windiest ever, but probably top 5. And let me tell you what: these two are tough, take such good care of each other, were so patient as we worked to find the light AND […]

Ethan & Emaleah’s Payson AZ Engagement Session

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Chris and Joelle made the drive up north from the valley for their Pine, AZ Engagement Session in the forest, and they could not have picked a prettier day! We met at a favorite spot up the road from Payson where we could be in the beautiful Ponderosa Pine forest. They jumped out of the […]

Pine AZ Engagement Session: Chris and Joelle

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Live in the Phoenix Valley but want something other than desert? That’s exactly what Van and Karley did for their Payson AZ Engagement Photos! They escaped the sun and heat and came up here for their forest engagement session, and we had a blast! When Karley let Van know they couldn’t meet up for their […]

Payson AZ Engagement Photos: Van and Karley

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Every session I want to say, “This session was so special!!” But it’s true! Each one is!! This Mount Graham Engagement Session was special in many ways! Steve and Yesenia were my first couple to officially book for 2020. Yesenia messaged me months before I reopened to see about the possibility of having me shoot […]

Mount Graham Engagement & Family Session: Steve and Yesenia

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When you’re a Colorado girl living in the Phoenix Valley, a Mogollon Rim Engagement Session is about as close as you can get to home and out of the summer heat! I loved that these two made the weekend trek up for photos, and man did we have a blast! I got to pull out […]

Mogollon Rim Engagement Session: Shaun & Bridgette

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I met Roger and Pat in and around Silver City for their engagement session and I don’t know if the colors of the murals or their smiles were brighter! It would be impossible to be bored around these two as fun and joy gushes out of them!

Silver City NM Engagement: Roger & Pat

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The day of the engagement session a winter storm hit. Temperatures dropped, the wind picked up, rain and snow pelted down, and Terena’s dreams of a spring look to her engagement photos were disappearing. We decided to postpone for 24 hours and you’ll never believe the difference just a day can make in Arizona in the Spring!

Pine AZ Engagement: Donald & Terena