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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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This session had been on my bucket list for years. Finally, during my business break in 2019, I knew it was finally time to do a personal photo project and get a couple out in the Prickly Pear Blossoms!

Payson AZ Couple’s Photos: Eric & Liesl

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AZ threw her best at us with a massive forest fire and crazy temperatures, but we were finally able to make this Anniversary Session on the Mogollon Rim happen, and it was one for the books for sure! Chest Waders, Tiger Balm, Balancing on stumps, cliff edges, one gorgeous couple and their cute fur baby…how could it not have been a blast?!

Anniversary Session on the Mogollon Rim: Kyle & LauraMae

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Megan reached out to me on Instagram about a very special session. She and her husband, Kelvin, were heading north of Payson to The Strawberry Inn for a weekend getaway before surprising their families with some big news. Megan knew exactly her vision for the session and shared the vibe she was going for. This […]

Kelvin & Megan at The Strawberry Inn

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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

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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

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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