Ruby Sandoval, Author at rubysandovalphotography.com

I'm so glad you're here! Here's where you can find past weddings, engagement and family sessions, updates of my little family, and a bit of everything in between. So grab a drink, get cozy, and stay awhile!  

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contract templates for creative businesses

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Today I’m feeling beyond excited to share some news that will unquestionably change your business for the better. It might not be our favorite topic, but having legally legit business contract templates is a MUST! But before I spill, here’s a fun fact you’ll want to know. Did you know that hiring an attorney is […]

The Business Contract Templates Shop is Having a SALE!

Advice

Advice

newly engaged couple in the tucson desert by gates pass

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Couples

Today’s desert engagement photos are about two Tucson natives falling in love. They went to high school together and would see each other across the halls, but it wasn’t until their friends introduced them that they immediately fell in love. Ileana mentioned she was very intrigued by Carlo’s confidence and how he carried himself. Likewise, […]

Desert Engagement Photos | Ileana and Carlo

Couples

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As a Mexican, having grown up in Mexico, I can be VERY picky when it comes to Mexican Restaurants. I’ve been recommended Mexican restaurants only to be disappointed. After living in Tucson for over ten years, I’ve tried almost every Mexican restaurant in Tucson (not counting the many taco stands). So, whether you’re looking to […]

Top 5 Tucson Mexican Restaurants

Life & Travel

Life & Travel

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Weddings

When I first met Paulette and Christian, this Arizona wedding photographer fell in love with them right away! Between Paulette’s Mexican beauty and her love for Disney and Christian’s Bulgarian culture and sense of humor, they are just downright fantastic to spend time with! But what is most incredible about this pair is the undeniable […]

A Modern Boho Arizona Wedding | Paulette and Christian

Weddings

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I have been debating wether or not to share these random and somewhat embarrassing intricate things about me because let’s be honest, no one cares! At least it can feel that way sometimes, but to be honest I enjoy getting to know my clients before our first session. I ask a lot of questions and use tons of exclamation marks in messages, so I thought “Why not let YOU get to know me a little better?” I mean the worse thing that can happen is you laughing and remembering my chicken story every time you see a chicken. What’s my chicken story you ask? There’s only one way to find out!

5 Random Things About Me

Life & Travel

Life & Travel

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Weddings

When Amanda and Robert first locked eyes, they never could have imagined the beautiful adventure they were about to begin together. They certainly wouldn’t have guessed that someday they’d be saying “I do” during a spectacular Tucson Botanical Gardens wedding celebration! But on a bright April day, Amanda and Robert’s family and friends gathered together […]

Tucson Botanical Gardens Wedding | Amanda and Robert

Weddings

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Whether you are looking to hire a wedding photographer or are on the hunt to update your family picture, it is very important to ask questions before hiring. If you’re unsure what you should be asking, you’re in luck. I wrote a blog post about what you should ask a wedding photographer before hiring them, […]

What NOT to ask a photographer

Session Tips

Session Tips

couple in superstition mountains with pink and purple sunset

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Couples

As an aspiring destination engagement photographer, I’ve tried exploring incredible locations for photo sessions for my gems. Sometimes the locations are the standout of a session, and sometimes couples easily steal the spotlight. But now and then, a location and a couple fit together so flawlessly that it feels like magic! And after just a […]

Destination Engagement | Eliza and Harlan | Superstition Mountains

Couples

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As a Tucson engagement photographer, I’ve explored several dreamy locations for photo sessions. And let’s be honest, I couldn’t ask for a more perfect area to search! From Sanctuary Cove to Windy Point, Tucson has it all! But when David and Daniella told me they wanted to explore a resort, I knew exactly where to […]

JW Marriott Tucson Engagement | Daniella and David

Couples

Couples

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Families

As a Tucson family photographer, I’ve explored endless incredible locations for photo sessions. Tucson has it all, from the seasonal spots, like cotton fields to the enchanting Sonoran desert! But when the Noperi’s told me they wanted to explore a desert scene, I knew exactly where to take them for the session of their dreams. […]

Sweetwater Trailhead Family Session | Noperi Family

Families

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When I first met Abri and Adam, this Tucson wedding photographer fell in love with them right away! Between Abri’s captivating personality and Adam’s heartwarming soul, they are downright wonderful to spend time with! But what is most incredible about this pair is the endless love they have for their friends, family, and most especially […]

A Romantic Tucson Wedding | Abriana and Adam

Weddings

Weddings

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Couples

I’m so excited to share this Tucson engagement session with you today! When Amanda and Robert reached out about the location for their engagement photos, I couldn’t wait to work with them! There’s something so special about Tohono Chul engagement sessions. It’s almost as if you’re transported to a different world with minor signs of […]

Tohono Chul Engagement | Amanda & Robert

Couples

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As a Tucson engagement photographer, I’ve explored endless desert locations for photo sessions and met countless incredible couples. Sometimes the locations are the standout of a session, and sometimes my gems easily steal the spotlight. But now and then, a location and a couple fit together so flawlessly that it feels like magic! And after […]

Mt. Lemmon Engagement | Abriana and Adam

Couples

Couples

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Families

As a Catalina family photographer, I’ve explored endless desert locations for photo sessions and met countless incredible families! Sometimes the locations are the standout of a session, and sometimes families swiftly steal the spotlight. But now and then, a place and a family fit together so seamlessly that it feels meant to be! And after […]

Catalina Family Photography | The Green Family

Families

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I’m so excited to share this Arizona family session with you today! When the Dragon-Soto Family reached out about updating their family photos, I couldn’t wait to work with them! As an Arizona family photographer, there’s something so special about updating family pictures. Not to mention, we’re related, and they were my first ever wedding. […]

Dragon-Soto Family | Arizona Family Photographer

Families

Families