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I had the honor of photographing a unique modern bohemian wedding where Mexican and Bulgarian traditions held hands, and created something beautiful.

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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

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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

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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

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This weekend, Michelle and Luis’ Wedding at The Barn at Tanque Verde Ranch in Tucson, AZ, was one I won’t soon forget. You see, I met Michelle about two months ago and ended up being her photographer ON WEDNESDAY. Yes, the week of her wedding, their original wedding photographer canceled, and somehow I was available. […]

A Wedding at The Barn at Tanque Verde Ranch | Michelle and Luis

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You have probably heard the term “mini sessions” going around, especially around the holidays, but what exactly is a mini session? How does it differ from a full session? I created this post to help you better understand the difference and help guide you when deciding which session is fitting. Mini Sessions You know those […]

Mini Sessions vs Full Session

Advice

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Now that busy wedding season is upon us, a big question I get asked is, ” Should we do a first look? “ In a heartbeat, my answer will always be, “Yes!” But here is the thing. Not only is it my professional opinion as a photographer, but I was also a bride a few […]

The First Look: Pros and Cons

Wedding Tips

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If you and your fiance are feeling a little nervous about your engagement pictures, I am here to tell you that you’re not alone. I shoot people (with a camera) for a living, and I still get awkward and nervous in front of a camera! So it’s totally normal to feel the nerves kicking in, […]

6 Tips for a Better Engagement Pictures

Session Tips

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I’m so excited to share Kristi and Chris’s gorgeous Tanque Verde Ranch wedding day! Let’s backtrack a little bit. Kristi and Chris had known each other for almost nine years before they started dating. Everyone surrounding them knew that they were meant for one another, but they never dated due to life and circumstances. Their […]

A Blush Wedding at Tanque Verde Ranch | Kristi and Chris

Weddings

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Everyone wants to save money on their wedding, and wedding DIY projects are a great way to do that. However, there are certain things that you should leave to the professionals. 1. Pictures Far too many couples have hired a cousin or friend to take casual photos at their wedding to save costs, only to […]

5 Wedding DIY Don’t

Wedding Tips

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Your budget is one of the first things you and your partner will discuss when planning your wedding. It can also cause the most stress! Below are three things that can affect your wedding budget. Location Your wedding location will play a significant role in the creation of your budget. Venues that are in popular […]

3 Things That Could Affect Your Wedding Budget

Wedding Tips

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Should we invite kids to our wedding? This is one question that every bride and groom will ask themselves as they plan their wedding and create their guest list.  Most couples already have friends and family members who have children, so this can be a tough decision. Children tend to get bored and fussy quickly. […]

How to Entertain Kids at Weddings

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Trust is a big factor in any relationship. This also applies to your relationship with your wedding photographer! There’s a reason you chose them specifically to capture your big day! While you may have a vision of how you want some of your images to turn out, for the most part, you are going to […]

5 Things To Trust Your Wedding Photographer With

Wedding Tips

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