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Interview With A Doula What is a Doula? In short, a doula is a childbirth assistant. They differ from a midwife, nurse or doctor. Doulas have a place in any birth setting, and work with the mother and father rather than assist in delivering the baby. I had a doula for 4 of my children’s […]

doula painting henna mandala on pregnant belly during interview with a doula

5 Tips On What To Wear For Your Maternity Session Deciding what to wear for a photo session is the hardest part!! Let me share a few suggestions that I’ve learned over the years to make the process of choosing your outfit easier for you. Here are my top 5 Tips On What To Wear […]

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Top 5 Outdoor Maternity Portrait Locations When it comes to outdoor locations in Mesa, I have a few favorite spots that I love to shoot in. I know I can depend on the light and setting to be gorgeous, so these are my top 5 outdoor maternity portrait locations. Let’s start with water. My top […]

amazing maternity photo in the desert at sunset

Not sure you want a studio maternity session? Here are some examples to show you how beautiful a studio maternity session can be! Some benefits of a studio session: The temperature is perfect! Too hot or cold outside? Not in the studio! It’s easy to have multiple clothing changes. The bathroom is always close by. […]

beautiful egg chair maternity session

Three Wall Displays I Am Loving Right Now | by Mesa, AZ Newborn Photographer Sally Whetten Human beings like to create things. Everyone has their way of expressing creation. We call these hobbies in a lot of cases. One of mine is interior decorating. Mesa, AZ Newborn Photographer Sally Whetten shares three great ways to […]

newborn family photo collage above dresser

Second Annual Mommy and Me Mini Sessions Event I am so beyond excited to offer these sessions again this year!! Things will be a little different than last year. There are only 10 SPOTS AVAILABLE!! I wish I could offer more, but for now once these are sold out they are gone! Here are the […]

mother holding baby in large rattan chair for mommy and me mini session

I am SO excited to announce that SWP has a growing collection of BEAUTIFUL gowns for all maternity and new moms to use! This optional wardrobe for maternity and new moms will take some stress and expense off of your plate, mamas! Think of how great it is going to be on the day of […]

white lacy dress for maternity and newborn session

My 10 Favorite 2019 Photos Of Phoenix Newborn Photographer OK, that might be a little bit of a stretch. These ARE 10 of my favorite pictures of 2019. But the truth is, I couldn’t choose just 10 even if you told me all the chocolate was going to disappear from the world if I didn’t. […]

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Top 5 Tips for Making a Photo Session with Kids Easier Is there a way to make a photo session with kids easier? I think so! If you’re preparing for a photo session with your children, you may be feeling a bit apprehensive. Children aren’t always easy to deal with, which is why the below […]

Top 5 Tips for Making a Photo Session with Kids Easier

It’s that time of year! Graduation is coming right up, so senior picture season is in full swing. The weather has been beautiful and it’s been perfect for outdoor photos. There are many things I suggest doing with senior portraits – display them on the wall give to grandparents make an album high school graduation […]

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