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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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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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When it comes to Mt Graham family photos, or any family photos for that matter, I love a location with a view. Being able to still be in the desert, but be high enough to get a view of the valley and the Safford mountains, this spot is a favorite. I went to college with […]

Mt Graham Family Photos

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Green Valley Park in the heart of town is the perfect place for Payson family photos. The Payne family came to town for family photos and we loved walking around the park, rolling down the hills, and looking at the ducks that are always there. We’ve done Jackie and Andrew’s family photos on their family […]

Payson Family Photos at Green Valley Park

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Drew is a Valley based Realtor for EPIC Home Realty, and recently made the trip up with his Adventure Buddy Vanessa for some headshots in Payson AZ. I loved how laid back, kind, and friendly Drew was. Just what everyone needs in realtor! Need help deciding on what to wear for your own headshots in […]

Headshots in Payson AZ: Drew with EPIC Home Realty

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Vanessa spent part of her childhood in Rim Country, so when it came time to grab some updated headshots to celebrate a new business, a birthday, and some amazing personal milestones, she new that Payson AZ Headshots was a must on her list! Vanessa is hard working, fun, and friendly. I could feel the happiness […]

Payson AZ Headshots: Vanessa

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Shooting Payson family photos in monsoon season is always a gamble. My friend and I were watching the radar closely and sent Marco Polos back and forth while she curled her hair, wondering if we were going to be able to actually shoot that evening. Thankfully the rain lifted in town and once we actually […]

Payson Family Photos

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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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While Covid means a lot of changes to life, it didn’t change that I love being able to show my appreciate and love for people through photography. As a Thank You for all the help the Redford family gave us when I was so sick while pregnant with Molly, I offered Payson AZ Senior Photos to Seth, their graduating son. I was so excited when he took me up on the offer and was game for a new spot in Payson that I was wanting to shoot at!

Payson AZ Senior Photos: Seth