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Can you think of a better way to spend a Tuesday evening than at the Cabins on Strawberry Hill with the sweetest couple, their kind friends, and a rockin’ vendor team?! I can’t! Austin and Stevee got married this week in Strawberry, AZ on the most perfect weather blessed day in the middle of the […]

Cabins on Strawberry Hill Wedding: Austin & Stevee

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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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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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Chris and Joelle could not have picked a more beautiful day for their Cabins on Strawberry Hill Wedding in Strawberry, AZ! The fall weather was perfect, the guests were there ready to celebrate, the atmosphere was full of joy, and the entire day was a delight! When I arrived at Joelle’s cabin where she was […]

Cabins on Strawberry Hill Wedding: Chris & Joelle

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Austin and Tatum’s Cabins on Strawberry Hill Wedding was the perfect mixture of fall and summer, class and boho, party and sentimentality, family and friends. It was very evident that these two are loved dearly by many, but that wasn’t a surprise to me at all. This was the first day I’d met them, but […]

Austin & Tatum: Cabins on Strawberry Hill Wedding

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You know those people in your life that just shine and life everyone around then? That is how Jon and Jenny are! They light up the space around them and are so sweet! Their Woods Canyon Lake Wedding at the Spillway Day Use Area started blustery but was absolutely beautiful and full of touchings moments […]

Jonathan & Jennifer’s Woods Canyon Lake Wedding near Payson, AZ

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What do you do when a wave of rain and wind hits mid ceremony? You laugh and take it all in. That’s exactly what Kevin and Nikki did this past weekend at their Cherry Creek Lodge Wedding. There was nothing that could dampen their joy. In fact, I don’t think I saw Nikki’s face without […]

Cherry Creek Lodge Wedding, Young, AZ: Kevin & Nikki

Bride and Groom at Tonto Natural Bridge State Park

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Many of Michael and Amy’s big moments as a couple have had to do with National, State, and local parks, so when it came time to pick their wedding venue it only felt natural to pick a park. And, when your last name means “Head of Bridge”…could you really pick a more fitting spot to […]

Tonto Natural Bridge State Park Wedding near Payson, AZ: Michael & Amy

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Donald and Terena were married in a sweet family centered backyard wedding in Payson, AZ. This wedding was a full on family affair with the decorations, flowers, centerpieces, hair, makeup, and meal provided by family and friends of the bride and groom. It really was amazing to see the two families come together to create […]

Donald & Terena’s Payson AZ Backyard Wedding