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Mother’s Day is coming up and I want to pamper you! I wish I could accomodate everyone for this event, but space is limited. Make sure to RSVP now if you want to participate! Motherhood is the most selfless and important job we can ever have. The sleepless nights, the worries and the tears and […]

Motherhood Event

Packing a diaper bag may seem like a simple thing. Until you start packing one and end up trying to stuff the kitchen sink into that stylish diaper bag. It looked so roomy and then, BAM. It’s full and you still have a pile of stuff you want to put in there. What do you […]

Newborns

Dressing for an in-studio session is different than dressing for an outdoor photo session.   It’s actually easier! Here are my top five tips on how to dress for your in-studio newborn session. Tip #1 – Keep it simple. The focus of these sessions is the connection with your loved ones. Simple clothing keeps that […]

Newborns

What do you have left from your wedding? You may be wondering what this question has to do with newborn photography, but stay with me. Do you have the cake? The flowers? The dress? Maybe. The decorations? The food? The DJ? Most likely not. What about the photos? Your newborn photos are how you captured […]

Newborns

5 Reasons Why You Should Book A Newborn Session You’ve seen newborn photos on Instagram and in magazines, and maybe even thought about getting some for yourself. But do you really know what having newborn portraits of your own baby might do for you? Let’s talk about it. For a few minutes, forget everything else. […]

Newborns

Time to share some Fall recipes! Homemade chocolate chip cookies have my whole heart. But when October hits and the weather starts to cool down, something clicks inside me and suddenly…ALL things must be pumpkin!! Can you relate? Here are some of my favorite pumpkin recipes: First is a delicious and easy pumpkin chocolate chip […]

Recipes

I was talking to my daughter earlier today and she said she was really surprised that the best age for newborn photos is 5-10 days old. She figured that “newborn” meant a month or two old. As an AZ newborn baby photographer, I think I take for granted that everyone knows when I say “newborn” […]

Children

Hi, I’m Sally Whetten. I’m an Arizona native who is best know as a mom of six kids. I have recently become obsessed with listening to podcasts and can’t get enough of watching home improvement and decorating shows. My fondest food loves are pizza and dark chocolate (with sea salt), and I am extremely blessed […]

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Are you having a baby in 2018? If you book your newborn session with Sally Whetten Photography in 2018 you are automatically enrolled in PhotoFunday! The studio is open every third Tuesday afternoon from 12:30-2:30 pm for you to come in and receive a FREE picture of your baby. Please read here what the requirements […]

PhotoFunday

It’s coming. It’s brutal What am I referring to?  Summer in the AZ desert. You walk outside and feel your skin burning immediately. But you have kids, and they want – NEED – to get out of the house! (let’s be honest, so does Mama!)  Even if it is 115 degrees out there. What can […]

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