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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

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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 The Bluff along with info about planning a session for the given spot. At the end […]

Payson AZ Photo Locations: The Bluff

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Brian and Catharine are preparing for their beautiful wedding in Mexico, and they decided to come up north from the Phoenix valley for their Rim Country Engagement Session. With the fabulous Air BnB’s, cabin rentals, and boutique hotels we have here, it’s an amazing place for a getaway weekend! We started with their dressy outfit […]

Rim Country Engagement: Brian and Catharine

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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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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