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Raffi and I met up with Heather, Travis, and their two adorable sons at Queen Creek wash for the sweetest family photos ever! These two boys were at that age where you might as well throw all expectations of focus out the window and just let the silliness take over. And I’m so glad we […]

Heather and Travis

Queen Creek Family Photographer

Have you met Jessica yet? If not, you need to because she is amazing! She’s a photographer, artist, teacher and book enthusiast and I’m all over it! And I recently got to meet up with her at Hotel Adaline in Scottsdale for a branding shoot and let me tell you, it was the best! Once […]

Branding With Jessica

Arizona Branding Photographer

I met up with Bronwyn and Maddie when Arizona started reopening and it was such a refreshing feeling to spend an hour with two actual people! Meeting new people is one of the best things about being a photographer and it was such a hard thing to let go of when we were shut down. […]

Branding with Bronwyn

Arizona Branding Photographer

Okay so if you’re planning a launch, you’re gonna want to check out the Launch Guild. Tasha has been an absolute online force in 2020 helping businesses shine online! This was one of the first sessions out of lock down and I loved the Phoenix Air B&B she chose for her location. I especially loved […]

Branding With Tasha

Branding Photography Denise Karis

So Joel and Chelsea were the first bride and groom I ever photographed way back in 2011!! Now they’re expecting their first baby and I could not be happier for them! We met up at Saguaro Lake for some desert scenery and I immediately felt like we were back at their engagement session ten years […]

Joel and Chelsea

I’m gonna need a drum roll for this one…. Look at how cute the new Click Bloom stand is!!! Like, for REAL, did Raffi do an amazing job building this or what?! And look how eye catching, this little one couldn’t help but stop! And of course Raffi gave her and her friend the best […]

Click Bloom at Agritopia Farm Night

Click Bloom at Agritopia Farm night

It seems like not too long ago I met up with Cameryn for her High School senior photos! And now she’s graduated college!! So crazy how time flies! We met up with Cameryn the ASU music school and even spent some time shooting at Gammage to celebrate with some photos! Cameryn is a brilliant cellist […]

Cameryn Graduates!

ASU Graduation Photos

In November of 2018, I left my full time job to pursue photography full time. Every month since then I’ve blogged what I learned from the previous month. This is the last one! This morning I Googled how to prevent the shell from sticking to a hard boiled egg. I searched for this a couple of years […]

Going Full Time: Wrapping Up

Today we’re chatting with Diana! Diana recently moved to the desert and has been spending 2020 helping businesses get into the game on Facebook ads. We recently met up in Tempe for some branding photos and I’m so excited to share them here with you!  If you’re a business owner and want to work with […]

Branding with Diana

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