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When I first met Paulette and Christian, this Arizona wedding photographer fell in love with them right away! Between Paulette’s Mexican beauty and her love for Disney and Christian’s Bulgarian culture and sense of humor, they are just downright fantastic to spend time with! But what is most incredible about this pair is the undeniable […]

Viviana & nabil | santa barbara engagement session

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When I first met Paulette and Christian, this Arizona wedding photographer fell in love with them right away! Between Paulette’s Mexican beauty and her love for Disney and Christian’s Bulgarian culture and sense of humor, they are just downright fantastic to spend time with! But what is most incredible about this pair is the undeniable […]

Weddings

A Modern Boho Arizona Wedding | Paulette and Christian

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When Amanda and Robert 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 spectacular Tucson Botanical Gardens wedding celebration! But on a bright April day, Amanda and Robert’s family and friends gathered together […]

Weddings

Tucson Botanical Gardens Wedding | Amanda and Robert

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As an aspiring destination engagement photographer, I’ve tried exploring incredible locations for photo sessions for my gems. Sometimes the locations are the standout of a session, and sometimes couples easily steal the spotlight. But now and then, a location and a couple fit together so flawlessly that it feels like magic! And after just a […]

Couples

Destination Engagement | Eliza and Harlan | Superstition Mountains

couple in superstition mountains with pink and purple sunset

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As a Tucson family photographer, I’ve explored endless incredible locations for photo sessions. Tucson has it all, from the seasonal spots, like cotton fields to the enchanting Sonoran desert! But when the Noperi’s told me they wanted to explore a desert scene, I knew exactly where to take them for the session of their dreams. […]

Families

Sweetwater Trailhead Family Session | Noperi Family

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I’m so excited to share this Tucson engagement session with you today! When Amanda and Robert reached out about the location for their engagement photos, I couldn’t wait to work with them! There’s something so special about Tohono Chul engagement sessions. It’s almost as if you’re transported to a different world with minor signs of […]

Couples

Tohono Chul Engagement | Amanda & Robert

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As a Catalina family photographer, I’ve explored endless desert locations for photo sessions and met countless incredible families! Sometimes the locations are the standout of a session, and sometimes families swiftly steal the spotlight. But now and then, a place and a family fit together so seamlessly that it feels meant to be! And after […]

Families

Catalina Family Photography | The Green Family

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This weekend, Michelle and Luis’ Wedding at The Barn at Tanque Verde Ranch in Tucson, AZ, was one I won’t soon forget. You see, I met Michelle about two months ago and ended up being her photographer ON WEDNESDAY. Yes, the week of her wedding, their original wedding photographer canceled, and somehow I was available. […]

Weddings

A Wedding at The Barn at Tanque Verde Ranch | Michelle and Luis

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Now that busy wedding season is upon us, a big question I get asked is, ” Should we do a first look? “ In a heartbeat, my answer will always be, “Yes!” But here is the thing. Not only is it my professional opinion as a photographer, but I was also a bride a few […]

Wedding Planning

The First Look: Pros and Cons