As wedding photographers, our hearts were touched by the sweet tenderness shared between Matthias and Leah. From stolen glances to playful laughter, their love was palpable in every frame of their Oregon wedding. During their bridal portraits, they radiated joy and affection, reminding us that true love is both sweet and silly.

Love in Full Bloom: Matthias and Leah’s Christ-Centered Oregon Wedding

film inspired wedding portrait of a bride and groom standing between trees on a winter day in Oregon

In the heart of Scottsdale, AZ, church bells rang as the Bride and Groom just said “I do.” After having a church ceremony, the couple took their bridals with a tuscan inspired location.

Dreamy Arizona Church Wedding | Scottsdale, Arizona

Romantic Christian Wedding - Bride + Groom spend a moment together after they just tied the knot!

As a beginner wedding and couples photographer, mastering the art of capturing candid engagement photos during a session can set you apart in the industry. Remember, the key is to create an environment where the couple can be themselves, express their love naturally, and let their unique personalities shine through in their candid photos. By following these tips and encouraging authentic interactions, you’ll be well on your way to creating stunning, heartfelt candid photos that your clients will cherish for a lifetime.

Mastering Candid Engagement Photos

couples running in a field at sunset in oregon

This romantic, lakeside wedding ceremony was surrounded with the beautiful Arizona backdrop in the crisp, Arizona weather.

Kenzie + Nate’s Timeless Arizona Wedding at The Windmill Winery

Bride and Groom First Kiss at Romantic Lakeside Wedding at Windmill Winery, Florence AZ

Today, we’re diving into the heartwarming love story of Sarita and Steven, two incredible individuals whose journey to forever began with a dose of mystery and a side of tacos. As an Arizona-based intimate wedding photographer, I had the immense pleasure of documenting their special day, filled with love, laughter, and unforgettable moments.

Sarita + Steven | Intimate Arizona Wedding Photography


Throughout the day, it was clear that Ally and Sam’s love for each other is not only tender and sweet but also a beautiful reflection of the love that Jesus has for His bride, the Church. Their wedding wasn’t just about them but also about glorifying God and showcasing His grace in bringing them together. This made their wedding day incredibly meaningful and special for everyone involved.

Arizona Timeless Garden Wedding at Stonebridge Manor

film inspired wedding photography, bride and groom nuzzled together in front of a door at their wedding venue

Two people, so in love, so photogenic, aaaaaand they brought roller blades and champagne. To say this session was effortless to photograph honestly feels right to admit. When my couples know that they can trust me and just focus on each other, the images we can capture will always be some of my favorites! This […]

Dreamy Engagement Session at the Bridge | Ally + Sam | Tempe, Arizona

Emma reached out to me 6 weeks before her wedding day. Having officially the shortest engagement of any of our couples, it was a miracle that we had their October wedding date available. After chatting with her about her and Daniel’s relationship and their love for Jesus, I knew it would be worth it to […]

Fall Wedding in the Aspens | Flagstaff, AZ | Emma + Daniel

A big pet peeve of mine when scrolling the wedding blogs on Pinterest is seeing all these charts and infographics that tell you exactly what percentage of your wedding budget needs to go to which aspects of your big day. What these wedding blogs don’t take into account is if you really don’t care about […]

Creating Your Wedding Budget for Your Priorities

After so many fun sessions with Josh’s brother, Shane, and his sweet lady, Nyah, they’re engaged!!! And we got to take the most beautiful engagement photos with them! These two love nature, I mean…. who doesn’t? But for real, it’s something special for these two so going to this gorgeous secret waterfall was the perfect […]

Waterfall Engagement Session | Silverton, Oregon | Shane + Nyah

couple kissing in front of waterfall in Oregon