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

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

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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

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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

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I will never ever in my life tire of shooting at this beautiful location in the desert ESPECIALLY when sweet, beautiful, madly in love, best friend, couples like THIS are in front of my camera! I’ve known Jacob since college and I remember when we started hanging out, I had multiple friends say he was […]

Desert Oasis Dreams Engagement// Ashley + Jacob

I think having a picnic is a must for shooting at the Silos so when Lauren and Isaac said they wanted to shoot somewhere green and liked the idea of shooting here, I had to recommend bringing a blanket and their favorite snacks. I have to say, they nailed the aesthetic and I loved that […]

Picnic at the Silos Engagement Session // Lauren + Isaac

This wedding will forever go down in history as one of the best we’ve ever captured and there are so many reasons why so we’re back again with a list of our favorite things about this wedding:

Church Wedding + Indoor Garden Reception | Bitty + Levi | Phoenix, AZ

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This wedding will forever go down in history as one of the best we’ve ever captured and there are so many reasons why so we’re back again with a list of our favorite things about this wedding:

Church Wedding + Indoor Garden Reception | Bitty + Levi | Phoenix, AZ

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