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Love Through the Ages :: Grandma + Grandpa Smith

While in Wisconsin last week, I had the amazing opportunity to do a mini session for Joe’s grandparents. They are 92 and 96 years old. Watching the two of them together brings tears to my eyes. They are the definition of what it looks like to grow old together. Grandpa looks at his wife with […]

October 19, 2016

Couples, Portraits

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Becky+Andrew :: Phoenix Desert Maternity

Oh, how I LOVE maternity sessions. The anticipation. The glow. The joy. The miracle that women get to create and carry life is not lost on me. So it is with great joy that I share in this special time for Becky and Andrew as they prepare to welcome their first child next month. Congrats […]

June 12, 2015

Couples

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Sean+Kristina :: Desert Love Session

Oh, these two! Sean and Kristina have become dear friends of ours over the last couple years when they joined our small group. They are part of our inner circle and such a blessing to our lives. They both have such huge hearts for loving and serving others and live lives that inspire in all […]

May 20, 2015

Couples

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April+Denny :: Downtown Tempe Session

I first met April and Denny when they joined the small group Joe and I lead about a year and a half ago. From the beginning, they brought positivity, realness and a genuine love for Jesus to our group. They will soon be celebrating 5 years of marriage (woo hoo!), so it was an honor […]

May 15, 2015

Couples

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Meredith+Kendall :: Couples Session Winners

Remember the winning couple from my Couples Session Giveaway back in March? The two sweeties who met and fell in love on their yoga mats and are now spreading the love through teaching yoga? Yup, those are the ones and I finally got to have them in front of my camera last weekend! Seriously, I […]

April 29, 2015

Couples

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