My name is Denise and this is my blog! I'm a photographer, passionate about empathy, creativity and breakfast burritos. Thanks for bringing your magic to my corner of the internet!
Have ya’ll heard of the know, like and trust factor? You probably have if you’re an artist trying to pursue a creative business. The basic idea is that in order for a follower to become a paying client, they have to know you, like you, and trust you. You can build trust by calling your […]
When I was just starting out, I followed a photographer who was also just starting out. She, however, was a lot more brave and a lot more confident than I was and because of it, she became very popular very quickly. For years, I consumed literally everything she put out into the internet world. I […]
From our first email, I knew Kristin was someone I wanted to meet! She is a talented event planner, a clean living enthusiast and a world traveler. Her energy is contagious and her confidence and passion for the things she loves is addicting. I know I say this a lot, but I am so grateful […]
Years ago, I started a project doing family video and portrait sessions. Now, in 2019, I’m resurrecting that project! This is our first one … enjoy and check out this page to get more details and schedule a fall session for your family! Special thanks to Sidney and her lovely family who were awesome first […]
“Perception is reality.” I first heard this quote in a photography workshop and it immediately didn’t make sense to me. Perception actually has no effect on reality. In an optical illusion, two lines might look different lengths but in reality, they’re the same. Seeing them one way doesn’t change the reality of the fact that […]
Branding shoots are relatively new in my business but they’re quickly taking a huge focus because oh my goodness are they inspiring! The women that have come through have all been incredibly creative and talented and I feel so lucky to be a part of their journey. I’m so excited to share with you these […]
I don’t know if you’ve met him, but Raffi is the most supportive partner ever. And I’ve met JD Star. That guy is so supportive he lets people call him JD Star. Anyway, last night when Raffi made one of my Cilck Bloom photos his cell phone background, I knew I wanted to pass some […]
“It’s the biggest reason so many people are unhappy right now. Because they value someone else’s opinion more than their own.” “To have a winner’s mentality, you have to stop caring what other people think. You’ve gotta get quiet in your own head.” I listen to Gary Vee a lot and this is something I […]
I am endlessly lucky to have such amazing clients! Lindsay was so much fun to photograph! Meet this awesome plant based nutiritionist… she’s a registered dietitian who will create a custom meal plan for you, makeover your pantry and help you get on an inclusive (not restrictive) non diet that will put you on a […]
Let's be real. Planning a wedding is no walk in the park. In fact, Forbes named Event Coordinating number five on their list of Most Stressful Occupations! While there so many wedding day websites and articles out there, I wanted to create a place just for Arizona brides.
Engaged in Arizona is a YouTube channel created to give wedding day advice to couples who are planing their AZ wedding. Get a behind the scenes look at bouquets being created, photo shoots in the making, table decor coming to life and so much more! While we're giving you that BTS look, we also interview these amazing creatives who make these beautiful events happen all year so that you can get the best advice from the best wedding day pro's.
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Hey. Do you mind if I tell you a story? One you might not have heard. All the elements in your body were forged many many millions of years ago in the heart of a faraway star that exploded and died. That explosion scattered those elements across the desolations of deep space. After so, so many millions of years, these elements came together to form new stars and new planets. And on and on it went. The elements came together and burst apart, forming shoes and ships and sealing wax and cabbages and kings. Until, eventually, they came together to make you. You are unique in the universe. There is only one of you. And there will never be another.