Tiny Princesses Rule!

Tiny princesses rule here in Arizona! This little princess was such a beauty and a sweetheart. Her mom purchased a photo session for her to celebrate her upcoming birthday. She had questions about Frederick, my prop frog. After all, you never know. During photo sessions, there is a chance that he might turn into a real life prince! I am looking forward to photographing her beautiful sister (who reminds me of Audrey Hepburn!) and her family this fall and winter.

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With princess photo sessions, I must have some that are back lit. Back lighting is my favorite kind of lighting to work with and creates that fairy tale glow I am always on the hunt for! It was tricky when I first learned how to in manual. You have to consider your f-stop, shutter speed, metering and the angle of the sun. Once it became a mastered skill, it became something I was known for doing and it’s something I love to offer to all of my photo clients because it’s so special.

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Will Frederick turn into a prince or remain a frog?

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Sometimes, the magic isn’t found in frogs turning into princes, but in princesses discovering that they are the ones who carry royalty inside their hearts.

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Family Togetherness = Strength

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This is another family I have been photographing for years! It has been amazing watching these boys grow up from just a few years old, to now entering their teenage years and almost entering the teenage years. I love how strong this family is together as a unit. They love and care for one another deeply and you can tell. “When love is present,  it is evident!” (self quote)

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When I first met these two, I was so in awe at how they looked at each other with a giddy kind of love and sparkle in their eyes. I wanted that for myself and always held on to that hope. Now that I’m married and my husband and I share that same special sparkle and giddy love, I’m so grateful! I’m so glad I got to witness it first in these two and know that that kind of love was possible.

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Sometimes, you get photobombed by the littlest! Haha.

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Love these boys!!

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This is family and this is love.

A Trip Down Memory Lane

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I have been photographing for this precious family for some 8 years or so now! The beautiful woman in floral is one of my closest friends, Tabitha Dumas of Tabitha Dumas Signature Color (www.TabithaDumas.com). I adore this photo session with her family from a couple years ago. Her littlest one is about to turn 3! This was a fun trip down memory lane.

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Mommy and Me shots are some of my favorites!

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Daddy and Me shots are so special too!

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These boys seem like they have grown up overnight!

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Her husband, Drew, is a realtor and has been doing some AMAZING house flips here in the Phoenix metropolitan area recently! You can reach him at ((602) 403-0458). 

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They are some of my favorite people to spend time with!

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