Your wedding day is right around the corner and you’re feeling somewhere between nervous and excited as heck – you can’t wait to marry your best friend and get on with the wedding day already after all of your planning and prepping, but what do you need to make sure you don’t forget for your […]

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

February 19, 2020

Wedding day packing list


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


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


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

Why you should have a wedding day budget
The groom in the black tux has turned around to see his bride in her ivory gown. He has a smile on his face, and her body language is elated. Location is Mortimer Farms, Prescott, Arizona


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?


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!


Wow.  What a topic!  This journey of mine began in 2011, officially.  My brother in law gave me his old camera and I started to capture things I loved, mostly my daughter Ava who at the time was freshly four.  Here you can see some of my progression – and also a name change! And, […]

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

February 21, 2019

Then & Now – How far have you come?


Here in Arizona our wedding season is timed a bit differently than other states.  And, especially right now, when most of the country is experiencing Snowmaggedon and the Arctic Freeze, our soon to be brides are getting their last fittings for their dresses, finalizing timelines for the day, confirming times with all of their vendors […]

Elopements & Weddings, Engagement & Weddings, Working with Caitlin

February 4, 2019

Top 10 Wedding Guest Etiquette Rules

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   Nadia & Jeremy approached me way back in the early summer to chat about what we could all do together to capture their engagement session and upcoming wedding date. At the time, while we attended the same church we didn’t, yet, know each other that well.  Most likely because I’m an introverted extrovert (true […]

Elopements & Weddings

November 12, 2018

Nadia + Jeremy – a perfectly surprising Papago Elopement Ceremony!