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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

The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift. Sounds elusive, doesn’t it? What do you give the person who has everything? If you’re like me, you ask yourself this every. year. Well, this year I’ve got you covered! Go ahead and breathe that sigh of relief. 🙂 What could be this good, you ask? It’s actually not just […]

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Yes, we live in the desert. There is no ocean for beautiful beach photos, no lush green woods, and it’s basically too hot to even think about outdoor photo sessions in the summer. But don’t be discouraged about living in the desert; it definitely has it’s own beauty. Here in the East Valley there is […]

This may come as a shock to you, but newborn photography is a passion of mine. OK, maybe not such a shock since you are here on my newborn photography website. You probably figured that out already. Since setting up my in-home studio I have loved being able to welcome clients into my space and […]

If you live in or near Gilbert, chances are you may have had Gilbert Arizona Family Photos taken at the Gilbert Riparian Preserve. This is one HOT spot for photographers, and I will freely admit it’s one of my top favorite locations. Even when there seem to be tons of people there taking pictures (which […]

Hello, my lovely blog readers!  Today I have the distinct pleasure of introducing you to baby Thomas. I think we can all agree: his adorable face should earn him a spot on the cover of every baby magazine in the nation! Seriously, I’m practically melting from cuteness overload! (this may or may not happen any time I’m around […]

So you want to learn about golden hour, huh? It’s a pretty popular time of day for photographers to shoot. Especially as a Mesa, AZ family photographer, where we get plenty of beautiful golden light all year round! I’ll tell you what it is and why I prefer this time of day (for outdoor shoots) to […]

Spring is here (in Arizona anyway) and I want to give you some tips to ensure your day is stress free and flawless for your spring session. Listen up! 1. Wear layers. Spring is our last chance  until November (where I live) to wear clothing that doesn’t have to make allowances for becoming over-heated. I […]

This darling family of four hasn’t had an updated family portrait in years! I was so excited to work with them and make some memories together. They are a hard-working, horse-loving family and we had a great time together! When they arrived for their session they were a little concerned because it was a very […]

Fall is one of my favorite times to take family photographs. As a Mesa family photographer, it can be tricky to live in a desert and find Fall colors to photograph. There is a spot near me that I use all the time and it is definitely one of my top favorite locations. I’ve mentioned […]