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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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Before we started Melissa and Ryan’s engagement session at Saguaro Lake, we sat at a picnic table and drank a beer together (their dog Atlas tagged along too!) As soon as we began talking and sharing life stoires, I knew I was in for a rad time with them. We talked about future dreams, past […]

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November 8, 2018

Engagement at Saguaro Lake | Melissa + Ryan’s Engagement Session | Fort McDowell, Arizona | 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 […]

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September 4, 2018

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

  Hi, I’m Allison! Whether you’re new around here or have been with me since the beginning, welcome to the NEW Allison Slater Photography! I’m so glad you’re here. I’m a Wedding + Adventure Elopement Photographer based out of Phoenix, Arizona! I’m 100% obsessed with (all) dogs, hiking mountains, eating every kind of chips + […]

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July 16, 2018

Phoenix and Beyond | Bohemian Wedding + Adventurous Elopement Photographer | Allison Slater Photography Re-Brand

Adam and Clarissa knew each other for a little while before they started dating – Adam was working in the greenhouses that the Clarissa’s employer had rented. They would see one another every now and then at the greenhouse, until one day while Adam was on vacation Clarissa realized that work was boring without him […]

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June 14, 2018

Tower Grove Engagement | Clarissa + Adam | St. Louis, Missouri | St. Louis Wedding Photographer

Have you heard of the ‘Coffee Meets Bagel’ dating app? If you haven’t – you’re about to read the sweetest love story that all started the moment Kim and Ryan first messaged each other.  Kim and Ryan say that they were ‘oh-so romantically’ introduced on the dating app, ‘Coffee Meets Bagel’. After their initial in-app […]

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May 31, 2018

Forest Park Engagement Session | Kim + Ryan | St. Louis | St. Louis Wedding Photographer

When your new house has a massive pirate ship tree house out front, you HAVE to take pictures with it – am I right?! Don’t worry, we definitely did a Titanic reenactment (and even played THE song while they were up there!). Trust me, you’re going to want to see those images. Scroll down to […]

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May 23, 2018

At-Home Engagement Session | Angela + Nick | High Ridge | St. Louis Wedding Photographer

Y’all, these two are FILLED with joy. My hubby and I met up with them for a session at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park in San Diego while we were on vacation and we had such an incredible time with them! After we took pictures at that gorgeous location, we went out to dinner together and […]

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May 22, 2018

Sunset Cliffs Anniversary | Amanda + Dan | San Diego | St. Louis Wedding Photographer

A few weeks back, Anna reached out to me and asked if I would take pictures of her and her hubby at their favorite St. Louis locations before they had to pack up and move to Boston at the end of April. I (obviously) said yes! Anna and Alex moved from Ukraine to the United […]

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April 25, 2018

Spring Anniversary Session | Anna + Alex | St. Louis | St. Louis Wedding Photographer



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