I am a wife. I am a mother to three amazing boys and one daughter in law. I love Jesus. I love coffee and ice cream almost the same. I love to travel, really love to travel. I love to hike. I love my girlfriends, my tribe. I would talk to my sister everyday if she would let me. My heart is full when everyone is home. I love my job so much I have been a photographer for over 25 years now. I love weddings. I am blessed.
Burl and Katie, Match Made In Heaven
Burl is from Georgia, Katie from Phoenix! Only God could have brought these two beautiful people together. The outdoors and horses is what this couple has in common so what better place to say "I do" then at Pioneer Village. Can I just say how impressed I was with everyone involved especially Katie. All the rain, wind and mud didn't dampen her or any one's mood. It was a beautiful ceremony in a 1800 chapel and the reception held in an old Opera house. It all suited this couple perfectly and made for amazing wedding pictures. Can I please give a big shout out to Lyric who did an amazing job on Katie's hair!! Did I mention that Christa, Katie's older sister is a past bride along with Lyric Christa's BFF for 30 years. Needless to say I was looking forward to being a part of this very special day! We could not have staged this breathing taking double rainbow any better.
Katie took of to live in Georgia with Burl literally the next day. Burl and Katie thank you for allowing me to photograph your amazing day!! Wishing you a lifetime of happiness in Georgia!!
This wedding was amazing! Everything about it was perfect. Hailey and Austin were married at the Oakmont in Flagstaff. Yes, it rained almost all the way up until the ceremony started but then it stopped and there was this beautiful cloud cover followed by a peak a boo sun. Hailey and Austins details were simple, with purple and boots! Hailey's bouquet was lavender, just lavender, I mean how cool is that. Lets talk about the reception for just a second, it was like being at Denim and Diamonds. Everyone knew how to country dance, everyone. There were so many cute dresses and boots dancing on the dance floor. Hailey and Austin had a fun crowd and I think everyone stayed until the very end. A good start for this sweet couple that met through a mutual friend while Austin was attending NAU. Wishing Hailey and Austin a lifetime of adventure and love!
My first wedding of 2014 was with Nicole and Chad at Encanto Park Clubhouse. This wedding was so sweet with fabulous details. I mean really fabulous details, from the location, to the bridesmaids attire and reception details. If you follow my blog regularly you know I usually do not post to many detail shots, I always photograph them, I just do not post them. For this post I am posting more then average because they were just so fun. Thank you so much Nicole and Chad for allowing me to capture your sweet wedding. It was such a great way to start 2014.
I knew when I first met with Nicole and Jason along with their family that we would work well together. They are such an easy going, fun, appreciative couple! Oh and lets not forget accommodating. I mean to have to be in Sedona from Phoenix for a start time of 8:30 am for your engagement pictures you have to get up pretty early. I am so glad they trusted me with the time and location for their engagement pictures. Everything worked out perfectly.
Lets talk about Nicole and Jason, how they met