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Just about everyone has been spending the last few weeks reflecting on the last decade of their life as 2019 came to a close and we entered into 2020, and I am absolutely no different. And the beautiful part of entering into a new decade, is that this one is free to continue to be […]

Personal, Working with Caitlin

January 9, 2020

2019: What a beginning

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When I had the chance to meet Samantha for the very first time I could have sat and chatted with her for hours! Samantha has so much joy for life that I was so excited to be able to spend time with her, get to know her & Tyler and capture their love right from […]

Anniversary Sessions, Elopements & Weddings, Engagement & Weddings, Wedding, Working with Caitlin

September 26, 2019

Samantha + Tyler: A White Tank Mountains Engagement Session

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Brooke contacted me shortly after seeing my work on Facebook and in her initial email she said, ” I have had my eye on your Facebook page and I love your personality and the care you take behind all of your photos. You seem like someone who could make even the least photogenic of people […]

Elopements & Weddings, Engagement & Weddings, Wedding

September 18, 2019

Brooke + Juan: a Phoenix Desert Engagement Session

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Lindsey & Brandon’s love story would start back in 2010, but it wasn’t a love story just yet back then! Lindsey knew of Brandon through friends, and while they didn’t fall in love until a few years later, Brandon says that the first thing that caught his eye was Lindsey’s smile! She’ll tell you that […]

Engagement & Weddings, Wedding, Working with Caitlin

August 20, 2019

Lindsey + Brandon: A Payson Engagement Story

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Cheyanne & Nate are one of those couples you just love to love. And I feel incredibly lucky that I got to witness that during their engagement session! I try to always meet my couples or brides before our session, if it’s possible, because I think it’s so important for them to get to know […]

Engagement & Weddings, Wedding, Working with Caitlin

August 20, 2019

Cheyanne + Nate – a West Valley Engagement Story

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Budget is one of those words that we all know, but we all haven’t had the experience of putting into practice. But, having a wedding budget is a really important first step into marriage and I wanted to help you break down some things I’ve learned along the way being in this business! In most […]

Elopements & Weddings, Engagement & Weddings, Wedding, Working with Caitlin

July 2, 2019

Why you should have a wedding budget

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“I hope you know how much you are loved” was the opening line of the thank you card Jennifer wrote me after their session. Norm had told Jennifer this when they were leaving their anniversary session with me at the Desert Botanical Gardens. It is one of the most special thank you’s I’ve ever received, […]

Anniversary Sessions, Personal, Portraits, Working with Caitlin

June 24, 2019

Norm + Jennifer – a Desert Botanical Gardens Anniversary

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This is a topic that I feel like is consistently 50/50 on whether or not couples want to have a first look on their wedding day. There are a lot of superstitions and traditions that surround seeing the bride before the wedding ceremony, as well as grooms who are concerned with ruining that aisle moment […]

Elopements & Weddings, Engagement & Weddings, Wedding, Working with Caitlin

June 14, 2019

Why a first look?

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The honor of being chosen to photograph people’s most memorable and intimate moments is most definitely not lost on me, and if it ever is, I fully believe that I will not be working in this the way God has chosen me to.  And when Emily asked me to be her photographer a year ago, […]

Elopements & Weddings, Engagement & Weddings, Wedding

May 29, 2019

Becoming Mr + Mrs Stahl!

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I seriously love couples.   And love.   And, couples in love.  Ok, I think you get what I’m getting at here! Kylee & Justin were just that kind of couple.  Young, adorable and in love.  And they completely rocked their session! These two lovebirds have the cutest story about how they met.  They both […]

Engagement & Weddings, Working with Caitlin

May 15, 2019

Kylee + Justin – a Scottsdale Desert Session