Our Thanksgiving

Our Thanksgiving

Another year means another Thanksgiving gone by. Here in the United States, there’s a lot of talk about the meaning of Thanksgiving, about how what we teach children isn’t necessarily accurate, about disconnecting from buying things on Black Friday, and more. There are things worth talking about, but for us, Thanksgiving is simple: it’s a [...]

Why schedule your session around sunset?

Why schedule your session around sunset?

If you look closely at our photo shoots, you might notice that Alli and I often shoot during transitional times of day. The sun’s never high in the sky; instead, we get those Arizona pinks and oranges streaking across the sky, casting pale desert light across everything. Sure, sunsets and sunrises here are gorgeous, but [...]

All about families!

All about families!

If you’re reading this, chances are you either know me or Jo, or you’ve worked with us and know that we focus on wedding and engagement photography. Saying that, though, is like saying that still-life painters only paint fruit or architects only design buildings: we dabble. When your passion is in something creative, you don’t [...]

Should I do first look? Why?

Should I do first look? Why?

They say that it’s bad luck for the groom to see the bride before the ceremony. Sometimes traditions are worthwhile, but other times they’re worth examining! We think that this is one of those: consider a first look. If you don’t know what it means, don’t worry. It’s pretty simple: a first look just means [...]

Rio Salado Audubon Wedding – Erin & AJ

Rio Salado Audubon Wedding – Erin & AJ

Okay, this post is about a wonderful wedding. It’s also about pups. Oh my gosh. (Our gosh? How do plurals work when we collaborate? Oh, man.  We’re getting off-topic here.) Seriously, though. Erin and AJ had their wedding at a nature preserve near the heart of Downtown Phoenix, Rio Salado Audubon, and that theme of [...]