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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. 

I'm so happy you're here! I hope you read the sweet love stories behind my incredible couples' recent proposals, engagement sessions, weddings and adventure elopements! 

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Each time Matt and I travel to a new location, we plan to meet up with a photographer so that we can have a few images in the places we adventure to together. When we were in Page, Arizona this past February for a workshop that I attended, we hiked around near Lake Powell with […]

Adventures, Engagements + Beloveds

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April 24, 2019

Adventure Session at Lake Powell | Page, Arizona | Arizona Adventure Photographer

Michelle and Erik joined me for their Arizona desert engagement in Apache Junction a few weeks back and I had SUCH a blast getting to know the two of them and hearing all the details of their story. If you’re an 80’s or 90’s baby, chances are you remember the days of Myspace – the […]

Engagements + Beloveds

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April 23, 2019

Arizona Desert Engagement in Apache Junction| Apache Junction, Arizona | Arizona Engagement Photographer

Yesterday’s blog post was all about the beginning of Emily and Jon’s love story – how they met, and how Jon proposed (combined with tons of adorable images from their engagement session! Click here to check out!). Today, this blog is all about the end of their season of being fiancés, the beginning of being […]

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April 18, 2019

Apache Junction Intimate Desert Elopement | Apache Junction, Arizona | Arizona Elopement Photographer

Friends, this couple is so close to my heart. Emily and Jon live in Portland, and met up with me while I was visiting Oregon to ask me to photograph their elopement in Arizona. They have the kindest hearts and welcomed me into their elopement day like I was a part of their family. One […]

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April 17, 2019

In Home Engagement Session | Scottsdale, Arizona | Arizona Engagement Photographer

A surprise wedding proposal from Nick at one of their favorite breweries (after they had just put an offer in on their now first home!), lead up to their Main Street Abbey wedding. They had a rainy wedding day, but they didn’t let the gloomy weather affect their plans (plus, it’s an old wives tale […]

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April 9, 2019

Main Street Abbey Wedding | Columbia, Illinois | Illinois Wedding Photographer

I met up with Emma and Tom for their Forest Park engagement session last week in St. Louis – I had such a blast talking with the two of them all about how they met, fell in love and of course – how Tom proposed. The two of them met on a dating app in […]

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April 8, 2019

Forest Park Engagement Session | St. Louis, Missouri | Missouri Engagement Photographer

If you’re newly engaged, this Monthly Tidbit is for you! The April Monthly Tidbit is going to teach you all about How to Pick Your Engagement Session Location. There’s a lot of things to consider when beginning to plan your engagement session: time of day, lighting, outfits, activities and the type of scenery you’re drawn […]

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April 1, 2019

How to Pick Your Engagement Session Location | Monthly Tid-Bit | Traveling Engagement Photographer

Papago Park is one of the coolest places – it’s filled with palm trees, a pond, cacti and a red rock mountain. Each of those things made it the perfect spot for Joe and Holly’s Central Phoenix engagement session! I had such a blast meeting up with them while they were in town from Kansas […]

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March 27, 2019

Central Phoenix Engagement Session | Phoenix, Arizona | Arizona Engagement Photographer

Marlee and Greg met up with me to catch a gorgeous sunrise in Apache Junction for their Arizona engagement session at Superstition Mountain – dang, was it a good one. But, do you want to know the BEST part about their session? I’ve known Marlee since she was in high school! When Matt and I […]

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March 25, 2019

Arizona Engagement Session | Apache Junction, Arizona | Arizona Engagement Photographer

Enzo and Brittany spent their Mesa, Arizona engagement session dancing to tunes, popping champagne, hiking up hillsides, drinking beer and getting cozy in their 1971 Chevrolet blue pickup truck. I know I say this all the time, but I genuinely feel that my clients become sweet friends of mine, especially after we spend time together […]

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March 21, 2019

Mesa Arizona Engagement Session | Mesa, Arizona | Arizona Engagement Photographer



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