Wrapping up 2018 in family photo shoots

Thank you to all the families who willingly let me take their family photos this holiday season.

It’s always fun to receive cards with pictures that I’ve taken and I hope the people I work for have Christmas cards that make their friends and family as green as the Grinch with envy.

That’s probably not appropriate.

I hope their friends and family enjoy the cards in a friendly and positive way.

Here’s a few of my final favorites for the year.

Somewhere in Northern Arizona (a Bride, a Groom, a Family)

I had the quite fun opportunity to spend a day photographing these wonderful weirdos and the fun occasion that brings them all together – Thanksgiving and marriage!

Congrats to the newlyweds who couldn’t stop laughing and smiling. And thanks to the whole family who took on the challenge of a large family photo shoot with great humor and a willingness to do whatever I ask. We’re pretty fond of these folks.

A few more recent favorite photos

Holidays all crazy up in here, right?

Along with the end of year madness at home, work, school and such, I’ve been busy with photo shoots too. It’s been a blast this year working with some returners and some new folks.

I’m always lucky to be able to work with such great people. Here’s a few recent shots.

Backyard Arizona Wedding

I’m consistently fortunate in being able to work with photo clients who are sweet, genuine people. It makes the prospect of spending an entire afternoon with them during one of the most important days of their life quite a blessing.

I met John and Jennifer the day of their wedding and proceeded to document their life the next four hours. They couldn’t have been more kind and gracious to me or certainly to their friends and family in attendance – who were all also quite kind and gracious.

It’s a little odd how much you get to learn about two people when you are their wedding photographer. You have a front row seat to the good and bad of wedding day.

This one was all good and I’m certain they will have a great life together.

 

Mini shoots available for a limited time

Get in on the only mini shoot opportunity for 2018. I considered offering this as a Black Friday deal but can’t wait until Friday to announce it.

So here’s the deal.

Your $75 will get you 30 minutes of photo shoot and 10 edited images. This is a first come, first serve, and the date is December 8 at the following locations and times:

  • Heritage Square (downtown PHX) at 7:30 / 8 / 8:30 a.m.
  • Mesa Arts Center at 4:30 / 5 / 5:30 p.m.

This opportunity is available until November 30 or until all six slots are filled.

A $25 deposit is required to save your spot, the remainder is due at the shoot.

Email me with any questions or to snag your mini shoot.

A few recent faves

It’s been a bit of a blur as we blast into the holiday photo season. We’re having some fun and capturing a lot of it, including my first quinceanera event. Here to share a few recent faves that just peel away slightly at the good stuff we’ve been doing lately.

Fernando Wedding at Superstition Manor

You would never guess it was 110 degrees outside by how cool, calm, sweet and friendly everyone involved in this wedding acted on the big day.

These photos merely scratch the surface of Cassidy and Connor’s lovely wedding.

Many congratulations and best wishes to the two of them, and their amazing families, on a beautiful wedding day and what I’m sure will be many more beautiful days to come.