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Ileana and Carlo were ready to party hard at Westin La Paloma on their wedding day! As high school sweethearts and long-time friends, Ileana and Carlo are a testament that true love is forever. They celebrated every step of the way!  So much planning went into this day, and it shows. Ileana and Carlo were […]

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Ileana and Carlo were ready to party hard at Westin La Paloma on their wedding day! As high school sweethearts and long-time friends, Ileana and Carlo are a testament that true love is forever. They celebrated every step of the way!  So much planning went into this day, and it shows. Ileana and Carlo were […]

Weddings

Ileana & Carlo’s Wedding | A Celebration of Love at Westin La Paloma

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It’s engagement season! This is likely your first time planning a wedding, and although you think you know what you’re doing, having someone guide you will make life much easier. This is why I decided to interview Jessica from J. Robertson Events! Jessica chose to talk about the importance of a wedding planner, and I […]

Live Interviews

The Importance of a Wedding Planner with Jessica from J. Roberton Events | Live Interview

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When Daniela and David first locked eyes, they never could have imagined the beautiful adventure they were about to begin together. They certainly wouldn’t have guessed that someday they’d be saying “I do” during a breathtaking La Mariposa Resort wedding celebration! But on a radiant September day, Daniela and David’s family and friends gathered together […]

Weddings

La Mariposa Resort Wedding | Daniela & David

bride and groom with veil flowing at Tucson Wedding venue, La Mariposa Resort

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One of the most frequently asked questions I get is about location. It doesn’t matter if it’s an engagement or a family session. It all comes down to location! Tucson has infinite location options, but I want to share my favorite engagement locations in the area. Let’s start with what Tucson is known for; the […]

Session Preparation

My Top Engagement Locations in Tucson

Saguaro National Park West Pictures

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What are family formals? These are the pictures that the newlyweds take with their families on wedding days. The pictures grandparents like to print out and hang on the wall. The pictures we will unknowingly treasure for years to come. The family formals are planned into the timeline and vary depending on whether you have […]

Wedding Planning

Family Formals: How to Best Prepare

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I had the pleasure of photographing at Life Under the Oaks Lavender Farm this year. If you haven’t taken the drive to Oracle, AZ to visit the farm, I highly recommend it. They are always hosting different events like wreath workshops, yoga, lavender picking, and farm-to-table dinners, and their lavender products are a must! I […]

Families

Lavender Field Mini Sessions 2022

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It’s June and guess what we celebrate this month? Father’s Day! What better time to share some Father-Daughter Wedding songs! Now, the song you pick to dance with your father is going to depend on your style. Maybe the lyrics are more important to you than the actual music or perhaps you want something more […]

Wedding Planning

Father Daughter Wedding Songs

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This lovely couple decided to have their Phoenix engagement session in Roosevelt Row Arts District and Heritage Square. I could not have been more excited to try something new and out of my comfort zone, and honestly, I loved the result. Marisa and Scott met virtually back in January 2018 when Marisa first “swiped right.” […]

Couples

Phoenix Engagement Session | Marisa & Scott