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On the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula is the resort town of Cabo San Lucas, famous for nearly year round sunshine, white sand beaches, luxurious resorts, authentic local cuisine…. I could go on forever, but you get it! It’s easy to see why Cabo draws couples from all over the world, whether they’re […]

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destination wedding, Elopements

Cabo Elopement Guide | How to Elope in Cabo

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There is nothing I love more than a western shoot complete with horses! This wedding styled shoot in Tucson, AZ is all the Wild West vibes and more,

Groom embraces bride from behind during their Sage Creek Ranch & Retreat Center Wedding Styled Shoot in Tucson, AZ photographed by Makayla McGarvey, an Arizona wedding photographer.

Weddings

Sage Creek Ranch & Retreat Center Wedding Styled Shoot in Tucson, AZ

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Your relationship is one of a kind – so when you get couples photos taken, they should be more than just a few shots of you standing in the right spot, looking at the camera, and forcing a smile on your face. Photos are meant to reflect how you two actually are together, not how […]

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Couples

Tips and Ideas for Meaningful, Unique Couples Photos

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When you hear the word “elopement,” what do you think? A cheesy, rhinestone-studded chapel in Vegas? A secret marriage that your parents don’t approve of? A rushed, last minute ceremony that takes all of five minutes? Well, you wouldn’t be alone! There are a lot of misconceptions out there about elopements, and a lot of […]

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Elopements

Tips for Eloping with Your Horses

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I took Austin and Addison into the desert for off-roading adventure photos and we had so much fun! We met up in Mesa, Arizona and hit the trails in my jeep wrangler. In addition took them to a spot with a gorgeous view of the Superstition Mountains and they showed off their two-stepping moves!Get more […]

Engagements

Austin + Addi | Mesa Engagement Session

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Kenzie and Daniel wanted to explore away from the desert for their engagement photos. By the same token Flagstaff, Arizona was the perfect location! We found a spot with some gorgeous aspen trees and the San Francisco Peaks in the background. The weather in Flagstaff can be a little unpredictable but aiming for early December […]

Engagements

Kenzie + Daniel | Flagstaff, Arizona Engagement Session

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Kellie and Bianca came to Sedona, AZ all the way from Texas for a weekend of hiking and quality time. Bianca was ready to surprise Kellie with a proposal and I was so excited to help her plan it! They started their hike in the dark so they could be at the lookout point to […]

Engagements

Bianca + Kellie | Sedona, AZ Surprise Proposal

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Surprise proposals are definitely one of my favorite things to photograph! James reached out to me and was so excited to propose to his girlfriend Sarah at the Four Seasons Resort in Scottsdale, AZ. They were both traveling from out of town and James made some amazing plans to make their trip memorable! He started […]

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Sarah + James | Surprise Proposal

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Cassidy and Katelyn eloped in Flagstaff, Arizona with their closest friends and family as witnesses. It was one of those days that seemed like a scene from a movie. It had poured rain early in the morning and the clouds were barreling across the sky dropping snow on the mountain behind them. There were excited […]

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Cassidy + Katelyn | Flagstaff, AZ Elopement

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I have officially found my new favorite location for Sedona engagement sessions! Cathedral Rock has been in high demand lately so I’ve been doing some location scouting for great views in Sedona. Don’t get me wrong, Cathedral Rock is absolutely stunning, but unless you’re planning on hiking before sunrise on a week day it is […]

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Mariah + Johnny | Sedona Engagement Session

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Specializing in Elopement & destination wedding photography

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