Janell and Luke's Intimate Superstition Mountains Wedding

I’m pretty excited whenever I get to photograph a wedding that includes a dog. Extra excited, and flattered, when asked to shoot a wedding for someone featuring their dog…especially when this person happens to be into photography and already takes amazing pictures of their dog. Janell and Luke are two intrepid souls who moved to Tucson from Wisconsin pretty much for the adventure of it. They spend a lot of time wandering this country of ours taking in the beautiful scenery with their pup, Nessie. Janell takes amazing pictures of Nessie in these breathtaking spots. How appropriate then for Nessie to be featured in their wedding at one of Arizona’s most breathtaking backdrops, the Superstition Mountains. 

Their wedding was intimate, relaxed, and incorporated the cutest little twist on a ring bearer and what that meant. See below for some of the best photos from their wedding at Lost Dutchman State Park.

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My Equipment:

Shot with: Canon 5D Mark IVCanon 5D Mk III

Lenses used: Canon 24mm 1.4LCanon 50mm 1.2LCanon 135 2.0L

Whether or not you have a dog at your wedding (you should), I’d love to photograph you and show you how amazing you and your love look. Reach out to me and let’s make some magic.

Hannah and James' Heritage Square Engagement Session

I’ve been really excited for my wedding this weekend as well as the one next Friday. My last two full weddings of the spring season. Wedding season been strong. So strong, it’s been two months since I’ve gotten a blog post up. I’ve been having fun with awesome people and crushing great photos for them. At least I like to think so. :) I caught up enough this week to finally get to a blog post. Started gathering my images. Writing my words. Then I realized that while another wedding was up in the rotation, I had to get Hannah and James’ engagement up. That’s because next Friday’s wedding is theirs!

Hannah and James are competing hard for most fun couple I’ve gotten to photograph. They don’t mind being silly and they love each other tons. Their wedding is going to be a huge day of awesomeness. I know this session sure was. We even started them out on a beer date at the very place they had their first one years ago. Mother Bunch Brewing. I love that we were able to do a spot like this and then move right across the street to Heritage Square…which happens to be where they got engaged. I’d love more sessions where we go to meaningful places like that.

Here are a handful of the best photos from their Phoenix engagement session. Can’t wait to see you both one week from today and make you dance in front of my camera again. :)

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My Equipment:

Shot with: Canon 5D Mark IVCanon 5D Mk III

Lenses used: Canon 24mm 1.4LCanon 50mm 1.2LCanon 135 2.0L

Where did you get engaged? Let’s go there and make your very own personal engagement session photos.

Chelsea and Vic's Downtown Tucson Engagement Session

Tucson is pretty rad. Some Phoenicians (likely ASU alums or fans) like to talk trash with our neighbor city to the south. Not me. Everytime I go there I have a good time and I find cool things. Heck, they should get tons of respect just for being home of Eegee’s and those delicious fruit freezes. But this already cool city consistently gets better. Cue Chelsea and Vic. After our FaceTime consult about their wedding, I was really excited to meet them in person. On a rainy wintery day, we explored all over downtown for their Tucson engagement session. We saw cool murals and neat spaces…and only had to duck into buildings a couple times to warm up and avoid getting soaked. Extra credit to them for being so great about the conditions. We were rewarded with a rainbow and one of my favorite sessions yet.

Can’t wait to head back to Tucson next month for their awesome wedding at Sanctuary Cove. The reception is going to be at Borderlands Brewing Company…a cool spot whose exterior makes a cameo in a couple of these shots. For now, enjoy those and some of my other favorite photos from their Tucson engagement session.

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My Equipment:

Shot with: Canon 5D Mark IVCanon 5D Mk III

Lenses used: Canon 24mm 1.4LCanon 50mm 1.2LCanon 135 2.0L

Rain or shine, we can make cool art together. Drop me a note and let’s talk about your wedding or engagement session and make some magic.