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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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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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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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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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Missy was an absolute delight to work with for her Payson AZ Senior Photos! She was full of joyful smiles, bubbly energy, and total beauty! She was looking for a location a little different from the normal forest or Green Valley Park photos, but wanted an area that still showed off the beauty of where […]

Payson Senior Photos: Missy

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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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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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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