The Schlosser Family

Toddlers & Tickles at Tanque Verde I first met the Schlosser family last fall when they booked a fall mini-session with me on Mt. Lemmon. Sadly, on the way up to their shoot, their oldest got sick in the car. Poor little guy was not his usual happy, cheery, playful-self. We went ahead with the…

The Fitting Family

A Family Anniversary in Tucson It’s always nerve-wracking as a photographer to photograph another photographer, so I was especially anxious before my shoot with the Fitting family. Sarah, a fellow photographer from Wisconsin, was in Tucson celebrating for her parents’ anniversary and scheduled a session with me for everyone. There were ten family members across…

Desert Elopement: Amanda & Kenneth

Amanda & Kenneth’s Desert Elopement Getting to capture the union between two loving people is something I cherish. Although I’m not a wedding photographer, I love photographing elopements. I was thrilled when Amanda chose me to photograph her desert elopement at Gate’s Pass. Gate’s Pass is a breathtaking location just outside of Tucson. It’s one…

Tucson Blogger Mandy Rena

Last year I decided to venture out of my comfort zone and meet more people in Tucson. I joined a local brunch group and found many of them to be bloggers. Because of that group my interest in blogging was pique and joined a Tucson blogger group. Through that group I met a great number…

Carter’s Newborn Session

12 Day New Baby Boy Baby Carter graced my studio at 12 days new. This little boy was absolutely gorgeous, and slept like a dream. His mom asked for soft, muted colors, so I purchased some ridiculously soft cream jersey knit fabric to use throughout his session. We began with a cream, knit backdrop that…

Creative Tribe Collaboration

I love working with businesses, so I was thrilled when Tucson’s Creative Tribe contacted me to do a collaboration. Businesses, bloggers and boss babes from around Tucson filled the Creative Tribe space with friendly chatter for a fabulous afternoon. We worked in Creative Tribe’s downtown studio location. It was a photographer’s dream with endless wood…

Newborn Rainbow Baby

Newborn Baby Revy Beautiful Rainbow Baby To parents who have suffered the loss of a baby, their rainbow baby is a treasure, a miracle. I feel so fortunate when I have the opportunity to photograph rainbow babies, because I know they will cherish the memories. This was the case with baby Revy. She was the…

School Valentine DIY

A School Valentines DIY “Have a Berry Happy Valentine’s Day” It’s Valentine’s Day once again and what does that mean? Valentines cards, chocolates, candy, flowers, sweet words of friendship, and declarations of love. For children it can be a fun holiday, especially in elementary school when they get to exchange Valentines. As a child, it…

Desert Boho Collaborative Photoshoot

Bohemian Desert Vibes A Tucson Business Collaborative Photoshoot Tucson has a wonderful small business community. Coupled with its unique southwest style, there is always potential for business growth through art. For this reason I decided to create a styled photoshoot featuring local Tucson businesses. I chose a vintage desert bohemian theme to accentuate the beautiful…

A Breastfeeding Session

Breastfeeding in a Rose Garden A Session for World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7 each year is World Breastfeeding Week; a week celebrated world wide to promote breastfeeding and the health of babies. As a breastfeeding mom I think it’s incredibly important to highlight breastfeeding as a natural and beautiful thing to do for our children….