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When snow and muddy roads kept us from their first choice in locations (but I sure tried to get in there!), we shifted plans and used another favorite location for Donnie and Miranda’s Payson Engagement Photos. The Bluff! It never disappoints…but sometimes it does take casualties. A moment of silence for the shoe that didn’t […]

Donnie and Miranda’s Payson Engagement Photos

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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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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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“I had no idea Arizona could look like this!” John and Brianna’s Mogollon Rim Engagement photos happened just a few months after their move from Chicago to Flagstaff. The views, the mix of desert and forest plants, and the weather all combined for a gorgeous setting to introduce this fun couple to some of the […]

John & Brianna’s Mogollon Rim Engagement Photos

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Connor and Abby’s Payson Engagement Photos had me laughing more than I have at a session in quite a while! My ab muscles hurt the next morning! These two are kind, comfortable, radiant, and so insanely cute together. They needed next to no time to warm up to the camera and just had a ball […]

Connor & Abby’s Payson Engagement Photos

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What do we wear?! That’s one of the most frequent questions I get asked by clients as they plan their session. Let’s dive in with my top 10 tips for what to wear at your engagement session!  Think about your feet! You’re going to be walking around for an hour and a half, so if […]

10 Tips for What to Wear at your Engagement Session

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I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR TODAY TO COME FOR 6 MONTHS NOW!! Yayayayayay!! Mikaela and I had a deal. She wanted 10th Anniversary Photos, but knew the timing could be interesting with their plans to grow their family. So we decided that we’d do the photos right around their anniversary, or when she got pregnant, […]

Payson AZ Anniversary Photos: Dallin & Mikaela

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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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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