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I'M A PHOENIX BASED WEDDING AND ADVENTURE ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER THAT’S 100% OBSESSED WITH (ALL) DOGS, HIKING MOUNTAINS, EATING EVERY KIND OF CHIPS + SALSA AND ALL THINGS BOHEMIAN. 

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The first time Zac and Maranda saw one another on their wedding day was when she walked down the aisle toward her groom, in front of their closest friends and family. I then strolled through the vineyards with them as they leaned in close and soaked in the moment of being Mr. and Mrs. They […]

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October 17, 2018

Wedding at Sugar Creek Winery | Maranda + Zac’s Wedding Day | Defiance, Missouri | Phoenix Wedding Photographer

She grew up in Germany but relocated to the United States a few years ago. She’s also the only one that lives out of the country and that speaks English fluently in her family.  He was born and raised in St. Louis, doesn’t speak German and lives near a lot of his family here in […]

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October 4, 2018

Wedding at Piper Palm House | Clarissa + Adam’s Wedding Day | St. Louis, Missouri | Phoenix Wedding Photographer

Gary and Chelsea’s joy radiates.  It’s full of deep love, appreciation and excitement. It’s a joy that’s contagious.  Their wedding day was full of simply that – inexplicable, uncontainable joy and love for one another. They got married this past Saturday in Alton, Illinois and was able to have their daughter be a part of […]

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October 3, 2018

Wedding at Gordon Moore Park and Wow Events | Chelsea + Gary’s Wedding Day | Alton, Illinois | Phoenix Wedding Photographer

Kim and Ryan got married just down the street from their adorable, urban loft in Lafayette Square. I spent the morning with Kim and her girls as they slowly got ready together, drank mimosas and enjoyed the down time leading up to the start of Kim and Ryan’s wedding. Kim loved that their ceremony was […]

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October 2, 2018

Wedding at Lafayette Park and Moulin Events | Kim + Ryan’s Wedding Day | St. Louis, Missouri | Phoenix Wedding Photographer

Before moving to Arizona, Matt and I vowed to make a trip to see the Grand Canyon, Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend. Since I knew I would be heading back to Missouri just a few weeks after moving to Arizona, I decided to do all the needed research in advance. Man, am I glad I […]

Adventures

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September 20, 2018

The Grand Canyon, Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend in 24 hours | Page, Arizona | Phoenix Wedding Photographer

Jon’s proposal to Cassie was something that you’d see on the ABC show, The Bachelor. While in Sedona, Arizona on a trip together, they went on a helicopter ride. Once they landed on a gorgeous red-rock moutain, Jon got down on one knee and asked Cassie to marry him. Get this – there was another […]

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September 11, 2018

Little Piney Lodge | Cassie + Jon’s Wedding Day | Herman, Missouri | Phoenix Wedding Photographer

Buckle up and get ready for the cutest donut-eating pictures and sweetest love story of your life, because it’s all about MY grandparents. To make it even better, my Nana is going to tell this story in her own words. The way she wrote it makes it all the more meaningful and sweet.  Grab a […]

Engagements + Beloveds

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September 4, 2018

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts | Linda + Larry | Beloved Session | Scottsdale, Arizona | Phoenix Wedding Photographer

When Ben proposed to Tori, he incorporated so many memories from their relationship into his proposal. They walked down a pedestrian bridge during a light snow fall, to the very place they had their first date together, four years earlier! Tori said that Ben was so excited to no longer have to keep his secret […]

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August 21, 2018

The Inn at Irwin Gardens | Tori + Ben | Columbus, Indiana | Phoenix Wedding Photographer

As many of you know, Matt and I bought our first house last September! The day we got keys to our house, we tore out the carpet to begin the remodeling process. Over the next few months, we painted the entire interior and exterior! We also laid new flooring throughout the upstairs, updated appliances, remodeled […]

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August 7, 2018

In-Home Session | Allison + Matt | St. Peters, Missouri | Phoenix Wedding Photographer

A lot of people ask how Matt and I met and why we’ve lived in so many different places together. Guess what? You’re about to get the inside scoop! I met Matt two weeks after I graduated High School (June 16, 2012 to be exact), in the little town of Mahomet, Illinois at a VBS […]

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July 23, 2018

Sunset Cliffs Natural Park | Allison + Matt | San Diego, California | Phoenix Wedding Photographer



TELLING YOUR STORY IN THE MOST REAL OF WAYS, BY TAKING PICTURES AT PLACES THAT ARE NEAR AND DEAR TO YOU TWO. I BOOK WORLDWIDE, SO NEVER FEAR - I’M PASSPORT READY AT ALL TIMES AND WOULD LOVE TO JOIN YOU FOR YOUR PROPOSAL, WEDDING OR ELOPEMENT, NO MATTER THE LOCATION!

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