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Brothers

May 16, 2021 - We had a chance to watch one of Cody's brothers while his pet parents traveled to Hawaii. For a while, I have been wanti...
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In-Home Portrait Session

March 28, 2021 - M's grandma sent her a beautiful dress from Mexico. I had her try it on and we took a few photos in it. CJ had a nice bu...
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Spring Camping 2021

March 22, 2021 - Over the kids' spring break, we headed northeast to Badger Springs for a day trip and Seven Springs for a 2 night campou...
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Blue Background

April 02, 2020 - In an effort to teach the kids about photography and clipping paths, I took portraits of them on a blue background and s...
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Disneyland Shutdown

March 20, 2020 - Well. We planned the worst possible time to visit Disneyland for the first time. When I booked the trip last year, COVID...
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Daddy-Daughter Dance

March 01, 2020 - Every year since M has been at her school they have hosted a Daddy-Daughter dance in the late winter. She has been fortu...
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Labor Day Campout

September 07, 2019 - Before we had the kids we would camp every Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day. This year, I'm happy to say, we hit...
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Prescott Adventure

July 13, 2019 - I impulsively purchased a Groupon for Plum Creek Alpacas during a moment of thinking, "oh crap, what am I going to do wi...
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The Yamaha 80cc Test

July 08, 2019 - My husband has been riding motorcycles since was a teenager. When he moved west, the open desert and hundreds of miles o...
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Grand Canyon Family Reunion

June 30, 2019 - Grand Canyon Family Reunion My extended family is pretty big and early last year, my cousin and I had an idea to have e...
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Arizona Creekside Camping: Early Springtime Edition

June 16, 2019 - Springtime Camping Adventure The weather had been warming up and we wanted to give high desert camping a try. The coole...
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Late Spring Family Session at Historic Homestead

June 09, 2019 - This location is one of my mini session options. There is history, an active orchard, planting field, grape vines, rose...
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Late Spring Desert Mini Session

June 01, 2019 - There's a spot I've been wanting to try for photos and this family was open to it! The green has since gone, but the yel...
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Spring Graduation Photo Sessions II

May 26, 2019 - Graduation is a huge milestone in our kids lives. They started in preschool or kindergarten and now head into the world...
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Spring Graduation Photo Sessions

May 12, 2019 - Moving from middle to high school is such a pivotal moment in a child's life. It marks the start of becoming a young adu...
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Spring Mini Sessions: Part 4

April 28, 2019 - Phoenix and the surrounding cities have so much to offer when it comes to interesting and beautiful photography location...
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Spring Mini Sessions: Part 3

April 21, 2019 - Phoenix and the surrounding cities have so much to offer when it comes to interesting and beautiful photography location...
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Spring Mini Sessions: Part 2

April 14, 2019 - Phoenix and the surrounding cities have so much to offer when it comes to interesting and beautiful photography location...
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Spring Mini Sessions: Part 1

April 07, 2019 - Phoenix and the surrounding cities have so much to offer when it comes to interesting and beautiful photography location...
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Maricopa County Parks: Hassayampa River Preserve

March 21, 2019 - This is such a peaceful, beautiful location, all within an hour and 15 minutes of the heart of Phoenix. I'd love to have...
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Maricopa County Parks: Cave Creek Regional

March 18, 2019 - I'm loving this yearly pass I purchased for the Maricopa County Park System. I live relatively close to three of them, a...
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Snow in the Desert

February 22, 2019 - Yesterday the rain was falling and it was cool, cool, cool for the desert. I kept hoping to look out my window and see w...
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Galentine's Day

February 14, 2019 - Nana and I had the privilege of attending M's class party and then taking her out to lunch and a place of her choice. Th...
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Papago Park Pet Photo Session

January 05, 2019 - I met this family back in my PetSmart days. We bonded through our love of greyhounds and we happened to live on the same...
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Mini Sessions Round 5: Downtown Phoenix

December 22, 2018 - These were the last mini sessions for the year, and we went to the city and found some beautiful backdrops. Between thre...
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Welcome Home Desert Photo Session

December 15, 2018 - This family fills anyone they encounter with joy. I met them two years ago when they were expecting twins. I was thrille...
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Mini Sessions Round 4: Back to the Desert

December 01, 2018 - The desert can be quite beautiful, especially after the rain Phoenix-Metro saw in October and November. I was blown away...
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Mini Sessions Round 3: Scottsdale

November 24, 2018 - This location is so popular, but we lucked out on a Saturday afternoon. The trees looked nice, it was a delightful tempe...
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Mini Sessions Round 2: Desert

November 10, 2018 - Round two mini photo sessions, round one in the desert. A big THANK YOU to the families who came out, despite a very war...
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Small Business Session: Real Estate

October 28, 2018 - Small Business Sessions: Erika Robeledo Real Estate A real estate market like Phoenix needs experienced agents to move...
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Small Business Session: Model Citizen Salon

October 17, 2018 - Small Business Sessions: Model Citizen Being a small business owner has its benefits and drawbacks, but overall, it’s a...
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Silver Session: September Desert

October 04, 2018 - Silver Session: September Desert This family is amazing. With a mid-September date, you'd think the weather would be ha...
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Summertime Silver Family Session

August 06, 2018 - Referrals are my absolute favorite way to meet new clients. It means a lot when my clients are satisfied with their coll...
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Verde Canyon Railroad Adventure

July 31, 2018 - Do take a weekend to drive to Camp Verde/Cottonwood/Clarkdale and explore the downtown, vineyards and Verde Canyon Railr...
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5 Years Old

July 22, 2018 - Our daughter turned 5. Kindergarten, riding bikes, seeking adventure, making friends. She's a wild one and honestly, the...
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Soccer Time

July 12, 2018 - Our daughter gave soccer a try this spring, and the organization we went through didn't have a photographer for the team...
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One-Year Photo Session

July 11, 2018 - I was thrilled to take the one-year portraits for a dear friend. This sweet girl entered the world one year ago, and she...
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Traveling With Kids: Riverfront

June 22, 2018 - This is beautiful country. Simply amazing, greener than anything I've ever seen, peaceful, scenic. Ahhh... I love being...
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Traveling With Kids: Mining History

June 16, 2018 - Much of the West was built upon mining. Idaho isn't much different from Arizona with the exception to the minerals mined...
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Traveling with Kids: Hiking

June 09, 2018 - While in Idaho we took time to explore the Pulaski Trail, which begins in Wallace. There was a restroom and information...
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Traveling With Kids: Idaho Edition

June 02, 2018 - We have never flown with both kids, and our daughter flew one time when she was only 16 months old. Our son is a wild ca...
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Baby Boy Newborn Session

May 12, 2018 - After much anticipation, their baby boy arrived safe and sound. Here are my favorite moments from his Newborn Photo Sess...
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Happy Easter and April Fools

April 01, 2018 - Two holidays on one day. I know I'll get a trick played on me at some point. Will I know when it's happening? Probably n...
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Easter Prep 2018

March 31, 2018 - With Easter quickly approaching, the kids have been preparing for the Easter Bunny to make his appearance. This morning,...
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10 Fish, 5 Dogs, 1 Cat and 2 Kiddos

March 16, 2018 - I mean it when I welcome pets in all of my sessions. Pets are 100% part of the family and I love when my clients include...
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Silver Session at Scottsdale Civic Center

March 09, 2018 - Of all the years I have been taking photos, this is the first time I had a session at the Scottsdale Civic Center in the...
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Guitars for Vets Live Concert

March 05, 2018 - Event photography is one of my favorite subjects to work with. You never know what is going to happen, you have to think...
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Arizona Desert Mini Photo Session

February 28, 2018 - When you have a family, you want to do your best to capture everyday moments and most of the time we do that with our ce...
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Arizona Winter Desert Portraits

February 17, 2018 - I am a child of the desert and although I love trees and green and more than 2 seasons, I love Arizona, PHX in particula...
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New Year Newborn Session

February 01, 2018 - A new year and new babies! I knew 3 families having babies on the same day in January! How often does that happen? Not t...
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2 Year Old Desert Session

January 20, 2018 - As a photographer, it is important for me to document milestones in the lives of my children. Our son turned 2 and he's...
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Restaurant Staff Portraits

December 31, 2017 - Being a freelance photographer brings me new and exciting projects each month. I had the opportunity to work with the st...
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Flashes of Hope

December 05, 2017 - I recently had an opportunity to work with Flashes of Hope. Through donations, Flashes of Hope teams up with professiona...
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Morning Fall Vibes

November 30, 2017 - This year I tried something different for my clients. I offered a mini session to clients who have worked with me for pr...
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Afternoon Fall Vibes

November 26, 2017 - This year I tried something different for my clients. I offered a mini session to clients who have worked with me for pr...
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Fall Maternity + Family Session

November 18, 2017 - The second baby is on the way and this wonderful family invited me to document their journey on the way to the arrival o...
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Late Summer Babies

November 08, 2017 - When we were expecting our son, I was relieved to be blessed to add another child to our family, but also nervous about...
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More Family, More Fun

November 04, 2017 - I have to admit, when this family contacts me saying they are ready to schedule their session, I am so excited! The enti...
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Motorcycle Restoriation Project

October 09, 2017 - My husband works in an office by day, but in his free time he is a motorcycle mechanic. In the past few years he has fix...
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Birthday Camping With Kids 4.0

July 24, 2017 - Enter our 4th camping trip with kids for our daughter's 4th birthday. Experiencing the outdoors and nature is an importa...
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4 Years

July 22, 2017 - Happy birthday to my first baby, my little firecracker of a daughter. I love your strength, your confidence, your crazy...
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Pet Parent Session

July 14, 2017 - I was over the moon excited when one of my favorite canine models' mom contacted me for a family session. It took a few...
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Rad Like Dad

June 18, 2017 - For Father's Day I'd like to present a collection of dads from this year's photo sessions. As a bonus, there are a few p...
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Toddler Style: Confident in Crimson

June 03, 2017 - My kids are fortunate to be surrounded with love, and friends and family who clothe them well. For International Women's...
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Spring Portraits for a School

May 26, 2017 - While I was working full time for PetSmart, my daughter was enrolled in the on-site daycare. Going back to work can be h...
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Mother's Day Special

May 17, 2017 - This year I have been promoting Mini Sessions. For mother's day I had this wonderful mother-daughter duo meet me at the...
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Desert Dreaming Family Session

May 08, 2017 - So, this family is definitely one of my muse families. I have had the privilege to document their growth as parents with...
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Woodland Senior Session

May 03, 2017 - I first met this wonderful young woman when she was a wee 8-year-old selling Girl Scout Cookies and training her dogs. H...
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Desert Riparian Senior Session

April 30, 2017 - Graduating from high school is a huge step into moving toward your future self. Preschool through grade school through m...
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Mom and Me

April 17, 2017 - These lovely ladies have been working with me since I began my new photo life after the birth of my daughter! I am alway...
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Animal Rescue Fundraising Photo Session

April 08, 2017 - It wasn't until my session with the handsome Durango that I realized how much I really missed working with animals. Work...
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Animal Actors Behind the Scenes

April 08, 2017 - Long ago and far away I sat in a cubicle editing photos to go on a corporate e-commerce page. Open, color correct, alpha...
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Courthouse Wedding Elopement

March 25, 2017 - This woman is inspiring. She is a ray of sunshine, she keeps you going, she is a positive force. This woman is a true cr...
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The Love of a Dog

March 11, 2017 - Do you have a pet you love? Would you do anything for that pet? This is a dog who is loved. This is a dog whose people l...
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Spring Tea Party

March 04, 2017 - Stylized photo sessions used to be a regular part of my day-to-day, and sometimes I miss it. Luckily I have wonderful cl...
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Pregnancy Reveal and Maternity Session

February 26, 2017 - I will always say this: one of the best things about working for a large corporation was all of the people I had the opp...
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Happy Valentine's Day

February 14, 2017 - My creative energy is in full force. I have Savage background paper, shiny heart cut-outs from the bargain bin at Target...
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Large Family Session

February 04, 2017 - I adore this family. I have known their daughter since college, and their son and his wife just after graduation. She ha...
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Desert Cupid

January 21, 2017 - When we found our home several years ago, the Northwest Valley was in the middle of development. Now the word is out and...
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Month-By-Month: Twelve

January 16, 2017 - This time last year we were reveling in the first, precious moments of getting to know our new son. His tiny hands, litt...
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Month-By-Month: Eleven

December 16, 2016 - New teeth, new walking attempts, new steps taken, new words spoken. Now he and his sister play together a little. I have...
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Hassayampa River Preserve Hike with the Family

December 03, 2016 - Despite being a lifelong Arizonan, I have not explored Wickenburg. A nice day presented us with the opportunity to take...
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Month-By-Month: Eight

September 16, 2016 - Month-By-Month: Eight This month began like any other. The transition occurred during out family’s weekend getaway to...
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Camping with Babies and Toddlers

September 05, 2016 - Camping With Toddlers & Infants A big part of our couple culture is enjoying the outdoors and embracing nature. Any c...
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Month-By-Month: One

February 16, 2016 - On January 16th, just after midnight, we welcomed our son into the world. He is a calm, and relaxed little man. From the...
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Meemaw Lives At The Airport

August 24, 2015 - Children have an uninhibited way of viewing the world, especially before they have entered school and encountered guidel...
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Birthday Twins Camping Trip

August 07, 2015 - In February we took M on her first full-day off-road trip in our Jeep. Being the untraditional family we are, we wanted...
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Easter Session with M

March 29, 2015 - If your child is fortunate to have grandparents like my daughter has, he or she receives adorable outfits to wear for ea...
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Sit Still and Smile

February 28, 2015 - Toddlers are notorious for being on the move. The newfound freedom of transitioning from crawling to walking, walking to...
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The Tough Part About Being a Pet Parent

February 01, 2015 - Before my husband and I had children, we adopted dogs together. Cleo was one of those dogs. She was not just any dog, sh...
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