::2nd Annual Arizona Mainstream Project:: Scottsdale Event Photographer

last night was spent shooting for my dear friend and founder of Arizona Mainstream Project, Honey Marques. Honey has an amazing story and has such passion for her cause. They had a great turn out last night with many supporters showing up.  It was an enjoyable and educational evening!!!  Be sure to check out their website as well!! lots of good →

::caden:: scottsdale family photographer

...this is caden...he is ah.dor.able!!! his cheeks just beg to be squeezed!! for his lifestyle session, we spent a few hours up at the McCormick Train Park in Scottsdale....it was so much fun!! little caden entertained me with his all boy antics....i only have a daughter so spending time with this ball of energy was a welcome change....his football stance →

::rachel+josh:: phoenix wedding photographer

YAY!!! rachel and josh's wedding was beautiful, they got married on a monday night and held their reception the following saturday and both days were awesome!! here are a few pics from the wedding...more photos to come! i promise!!

::martin:: phoenix family photographer

...meet the martins....they are my  second "out of state" family to shoot in the last month...they are friends of some friends and they are here for just a short while and i was so happy they chose to spend some time with us @ Dolce...we enjoyed the nice cool {overcast!!} afternoon {thank you sun for hiding out today!!} although little Bryce man →

::porter:: phoenix//verrado family photographer

...i LOVE LOVE LOVE my job!!!!... i love getting referrals from my current clients to meet new clients, its like awesomeness on top of awesomeness!!... i met the porters thru the braceys... and they are just as sweet as the braceys!!... we enjoyed an afternoon shoot on the gorgeous grounds in verrado... lil' miss Emma has the most amazing personality →

::baum:: phoenix//verrado family photographer::

...what a great way to spend black friday!! i enjoyed  the afternoon hanging out with the rockin baum family...they traveled all the way from the grand state of Texas for Thanksgiving festivities with their son. we held our photo session out in verrado and we could not have asked for better weather!! beautiful sunlight!! ...i love meeting new families, i love it even →

::bracey:: Phoenix Family Christmas Portrait Photographer::

...meet the braceys...what a beautiful family!!... little zoe is one of the the most energetic five year olds i know!!...she photographed beautifully (and why wouldnt she?! her mom is gorgeous!!)... we had perfect weather for our holiday portrait shoot... here are just a handful of my favorites...check out Zoes smile! too cute!!...

::hartung:: Scottsdale Family Holiday Session::

...spent sunday afternoon up at scottsdale civic center with longtime clients, the hartungs....i cant not believe how big parker has gotten in the last five months, he was chasing birds, 'talking'  his cute little baby talk, and smiling up a storm...fantastic!!...here are a few of my favoites from our holiday portrait session:

::rachel+joshua:: phoenix photographer::

...meet rachel and joshua....they are one of the coolest couples i have ever captured!!... their session was all about the  love love love!!...they are getting married in jan {so exciting!!!woot!!}....here are a few pictures from the session...looking forward to a beautiful wedding!!....

::taylor:: verrado highschool senior photographer::

....sweet morning sunlight!!!... ...this is taylor...she could be a model...{is she not gorgeous?!}...  we could not have asked for a more perfect morning for light!! i was a little concerned about the weather, since we have gotten rained out before, but not today!!! here are just a few of my favorites from todays shoot...i have an engagement shoot tonight...i can only →


...its that time of year!!...holidays sessions are being booked as we speak...{!!!}... this year DOLCE is offering three different sessions to choose from... {miniJOLLYholiday} *25min session *25 custom holiday cards *private online viewing *discounted a la carte pricing $95   {classicJOLLYholiday} *1 hour session *25 custom holiday cards *3-8x10 *4-5x7 *private online viewing gallery *discounted a la carte pricing $195     {fullJOLLYholiday} *1-2 hour session *25 custom holiday cards *1-24x32 gallery wrap *online viewing gallery *discounted a la carte pricing $295   {PS} we are hosting →


...one of my oldest friends {we have known each other since kindergarten} was recently with diagnosed with a progressive cancer called Acute Myloid Leukemia...she is a beautiful, young mother and wife...she was been undergoing treatments to fight the cancer, in effort to help offset some of the medical costs, Dolce is donating 50% of all sessions booked from now until →

::HOLLYdays:: phoenix holiday sessions::

::weideman:: phoenix portrait photographer::

...just a few of sheryl's sassy side...

::anderson::mesa family photographer::

...yay!! the andesrons!! i met leighton years and years ago when i was a barista @ stapley and the 60...he was my manager and was always nice enough to give days off so i could fly to CA to get my hair cut by kelly...(aahhh now those were the days!!)....when i first met leighton and jenora they just had a →

::little loves:: phoenix childrens photographer::

...my recent trip home to Indiana allowed me the chance to shoot for my sister in law...today is little tyler's birthday (he is one!!) sucha cutie!!... i dont get to see my niece and nephews that often, so it was such a treat to spend a few hours with them and shoot!!...

::three:: phoenix childrens photographer::

...ok, so in two weeks my little bug will turn three...when did that happen?!... here are her "three year" photos...

::dolce.published:: phoenix wedding photographer::

...how cool is this? DOLCE got published...one of our photos from the Sahnd Wedding at Troon North Golf Club made it into Arizona's Finest Sites's  June issue... the photo is of the gorgerous bouquet by Flowers By Jodi in Scottsdale...YAY!!! so cool and very proud of our team!!...

::revisted:: phoenix portrait photographer::

...working thru some my clients photos, ran across this gorgeous photo of Meridith...

::parker.1::phoenix family photographer::

...yay! the day arrived!! parker is one!!!...i had the extreme pleasure of being a part of his kickin' birthday party yesterday... i love when clients are more than just clients...so sweet!!

::hannah:: phoenix portrait photographer::

  ...OW! OW!... meet hannah, not only is she one foxy lady, she is also my older sister... POW!!... we braved the 104 degree weather yesterday afternoon in downtown phx for a sassy lil' session... it was so fun to hang out and shoot with my sister before she moves back to the land o' corn... beautiful girl!!

::chuck:: phoenix portrait photographer::

...holy hotness!!...this is my 'not-so- little'  little sister, Charity...we did shoot up in sedona yesterday...the lighting was perfect, the subject gorgeous, beautiful location...

::parker:: phoenix childrens photographer::

...so my favorite little handsome boy turns 1 on saturday!!...i have gotten the awesome opportunity over the last year to photograph little Parker as he changed from a wee wittle boy...to a little man child...its so wierd to see this handsome little guy just walkin around... i have loved watching parker grow!! defs a hi-light of my job...i love love love →

::cluff::phoenix family photographer::

...here are the cluff girls...so.stinkin'.cute!!...waaay too many photos to choose from...seriously, wowza!!! here are just a handful of photos....Miss  Jenee was a natural in front of the camera, and Serena?!...oh.my.goodnes...what a spirited little girl, she reminds me of my own daughter...too cute!...