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tyler // senior

Tyler is my last senior portrait for 2012 and I can’t believe the year is already winding down. I’ve had a great 2012 year and Tyler’s portraits are honestly some of my absolute favorites. We started with some casual baseball portraits, and then explored the downtown area and tried out some new things. This kid could be on the cover of a few magazines. Thanks Tyler!

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arden // senior

Arden is one of those “models” that make it look easy.  She definitely made my job easy and her photos show it!  We were fortunate to have enough time for quite a few outfits and utilized some cool new locations!  Thanks Arden!

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chloe // senior

Chloe is very natural in front of the camera, it seemed like she couldn’t take a bad photo!  We also did this session in record time and still rocked out some amazing photos!  Thank you Chloe!

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mackenzie // senior

I had a pretty fun time with MacKenzie and her awesome bike!  I’m pretty sure she’s had it for a long time now but still looks brand new!  Fun wardrobe + fun personality + fun bike = unique portraits!  Thanks MacKenzie!

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emily // senior

Emily has an amazing talent for dance.  Not only is she great with jazz, but her ballet skills are just incredible!  I think “pointe” is one of the most amazing things humans can do, and Emily rocks it big time.  We started in a wash, a perfect clash to a beautiful ballet dancer, then went downtown and finished up at her school for some more dance portraits.  I must say, I kind of want to go see a ballet thanks to her!  Thanks again Emily!

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alex // senior

Alex and her family are just AWESOME, no doubt about it.  I had a blast working with Alex, photographing everything that involves her personality and character.  I’m really glad I didn’t get hit by a golf ball, but, I did lose my shoe into a big heap of mud while we were under a Tucson underpass…it was totally worth it though.  THANK YOU Alex for being so awesome!  Enjoy :)

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paisley // senior

Paisley was meant for Bisbee. I knew it when we first met and started talking about her style, taste, and what she and her mom were looking for. It’s been quite a while since I had been there, but I had a blast working with both of them. You wouldn’t even know from the pictures that it was EXTREMELY windy the entire day, but Paisley totally rocked this one. Totally new locations that we found on the side of the road. I love my job. Thanks Paisley!

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lauren // senior

I had a lot of fun working with Lauren.  She’s a bit quite and reserved, but knows how to be spontaneous and have some fun.  We even snagged an awesome pink bike from the street (just borrowed)!!  This is Lauren…

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savannah // senior

Savannah has a knack for fashion, and for hotdogs.  We even went to Guero Canelos (they have the BEST sonoran hotdogs out there) for some fun pics!  We all had way too much fun creating her pics.  Fun, demure and beautiful, this is Savannah.

Kayla | Senior Model in Tucson Arizona

Kayla traveled from Glendale to get her awesome senior portraits done with us and we had a blast! We were almost rained out the day we had planned to photograph her senior portraits, but luckily it had dried up about 10 minutes before they arrived; that was lucky! We used some new locations in the downtown area and exhibited some of her amazing dance talents. I think she has been dancing for 15 years or so which I think is totally awesome. The rain clouds made for some dramatic skies and awesome colors, I love colorful outfits for senior portraits. Thanks again Kayla, glad you were able to make it down to Tucson!

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tucson senior portrait glendale phoenix photography arizona

tucson senior portrait glendale phoenix photography arizona

tucson senior portrait glendale phoenix photography arizona

tucson senior portrait glendale phoenix photography arizona

tucson senior portrait glendale phoenix photography arizona

tucson senior portrait glendale phoenix photography arizona

tucson senior portrait glendale phoenix photography arizona

tucson senior portrait glendale phoenix photography arizona

tucson senior portrait glendale phoenix photography arizona

Samantha @ Benson | Senior Portraits in Arizona

I had a super fun time photographing a new HS Senior down in the beautiful area of Benson.  Samantha was very photogenic and easy to photograph and the natural light was just to die for!  Every time I go to Benson I’m surprised at all the cool things I am able to find.  Perfect weather + awesome model + new equipment makes for an awesome day!  I also was able to use my new Elinchrom Quadra kit, which proved itself to be indescribably awesome.  Here are a few of my quick favs!  Enjoy . . .

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tucson benson arizona senior portrait photograph high school southern

tucson benson arizona senior portrait photograph high school southern

tucson benson arizona senior portrait photograph high school southern

tucson benson arizona senior portrait photograph high school southern

tucson benson arizona senior portrait photograph high school southern

tucson benson arizona senior portrait photograph high school southern

tucson benson arizona senior portrait photograph high school southern

tucson benson arizona senior portrait photograph high school southern

tucson benson arizona senior portrait photograph high school southern

Andi & Tony – Tucson Zoo Engagement Photography

OK, so I’ve been waiting a long time to finally go to the zoo. It was WELL worth it, very fun place! It was actually smaller than I remember it, but it was still a whole lot of fun. Andi & Tony let it loose and man was it a blast! You guys rock! I don’t think I’ve laughed so hard during a session than with the turtle . . . and rolling . . . you’ll see in pic #3 I was already on the ground laughing . . . good times! We wrapped up at the zoo by the time they closed and they meandered on downtown to enjoy the rest of the great weather. It got a little chilly but still had a heck of a lot of fun. Here’s just a few, was hard to pick there were so many good ones! I can’t wait for their wedding in Tubac!

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tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

OK how cool is THIS!

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

tucson engagement photos zoo reid park wedding downtown

What is cooler than an abandoned, run-down, hurricane destroyed resort? St Croix Wedding Photographer

Not much in fact.  While on my stay on the beautiful island of St. Croix (US Virgin Islands) I had a chance to take some scenic drives and take in the beauty.  While out driving on the very far east end of the island, I stumbled upon an old hotel/resort right on the beach.  I knocked on some doors in the area and spoke with some long time locals about it, it had been completely thrashed and destroyed in hurricane Hugo of 1989.  A category 5+ that apparently most Americans are clueless to.  Anyway, it was the coolest place for some edgy and grundgy bridal portraits.

I texted Amber & Carraig to see if they would be up for it (after all they were enjoing their honeymoon already).  Luckily they were, and boy were they in for a treat.  It doesn’t get much better than this ladies & gentlemen.  I felt like James Bond with the whole exotic island, ravished old hotel, awesome weather with a beautiful bride to photograph.  I could only have dreamt about something this cool!

Enough jabber, enjoy the awesomeness :D

For the photographers and photo-junkies, here’s some quick setup shots taken by the groom (my assistant as well!)  Check out this hotel, isn’t it AWESOME?

It’s quite necessary to even lug around tons of expensive lighting gear to an island.  Good photographers never leave home without it!

Jessica & Josh | Downtown Tucson Engagement Portraits

I had a super-awesome e-session (engagement session for photographer lingo!) downtown yesterday with Jessica & Josh.  I’ve been super excited to finally work with them since we met back in May.  Their wedding is in about 1 month from now which I can’t wait for as well!  Although it was nice weather, I was hoping for a little bit of sunlight, but the clouds loomed ominously overhead the entire time.  One of my biggest dreams is to shoot in some heavy rain . . . but we didn’t get to that yesterday.  They were both so comfortable and relaxed, it made my job look easy!  You guys rocked my day yesterday!

PS: thanks to my friend Travis for getting some behind-the-scenes shots of me working.  Always fun to see myself in a different perspective!

Me in action here (I need a haircut, wow!):