...i love when i run across old photos...so fun.  here is the first sunrise of 2011...

::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 →

::dawson::phoenix // indianapolis portrait photographer::

...here are hanni's smokin hot photos from her classic holiday session... gorgeousness!!!

::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:

::reed:: verrado newborn photographer::

....I LOVE little Reed...i had to resist just wanting to snuggle this little guy!!....

::campbell:: Phoenix Family Portrait Photographer

...here are the Campbells!!... Last year for their holiday session we rocked the cool pines of Payson, this year we did the same!...and it was fantastic!! the weather was perfect!!  Little Xavier is looking more and more grown up!!...he was keeping me entertained with his sweet ninja moves!!

::Arizona Patriot Banquet:: Phoenix Event Photographer

...my saturday night was spent photographing  Arizona Mainstream Project's Annual Patriot Banquet... this awesome fundraiser was held at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort in beautiful Scottsdale... to find out more about this organization feel free to stop by their website: www.arizonamainstreamproject.org

::2010 Holiday Portrait Packages:: Phoenix Family Photographer::

...we have been getting a lot of interest in this years holiday portrait packages... below are our current holiday happiness....check it out and book yours today!!.... {miniJOLLYholiday} *25min session *25 custom holiday cards *private online viewing *discounted a la carte pricing $95 {classicJOLLYholiday} *1 hour session *25 custom holiday cards *3-8×10 *4-5×7 *private online viewing gallery *discounted a la carte pricing $195 {fullJOLLYholiday} *1-2 hour session *25 custom holiday cards *1-24×32 gallery wrap *online viewing gallery *discounted a la carte →

::jollyHOLLYdays:: phoenix family photographer ::

...here are just a few of our Christmas cards for our 2010 season....we have a lot to choose from this year and i will be periodically showcasing our new cards.... ....once again here are our 2010 holiday sessions.... {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 →


...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 →


...summer is such a great time to get out and see America...i have been fortunate enough to be able to take off for a few weeks here and there and get out and stretch my legs...in july i {along with my daughter} drove from AZ to IND, we passed through 12 states and got to take in some old and →

::HOLLYdays:: phoenix holiday sessions::


...cross country road trip...just me and my daughter...sweet!! i have made this trip many many many times with my family, but this is the first time to make it solo (meaning i am the only driver..oye!!)...to break it up we stopped in St Louis yesterday to visit the ARCH...it was pretty cool...one more thing off my life list! check!!

::mueller::verrado family photographer::

...the Muellers, what can i say about the Muellers?!...i LOVE them!! they have been family friends for a couple of years now and they are just about the most sincere, warm and funny people you have ever met!! I have had the awesome opportunity to capture Ambers first baby bump almost two years ago and now again for Baby Mueller →

::BOPGOP:: Phoenix Family Photographer::

...in addition to our Sizzlin Summer Sessions we are also offering "Buy One Print Get One Print"....for every new session booked before Sept 30, 2010...

::Sizzlin' Summer Session:: Phoenix Family Portraits::

::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!...

::hudec:: phoenix portrait photographer::

...another beautiful lady from Compass Church....here is Gay! Gay is the head of the Children's Ministry, I have honestly never seen her without a smile on that lovely face!!

::willard:: phoenix portrait photographer::

...SWEET SWEET SWEET!!!...Here is the Willard family: David, Laura, Chelsea & Jacob...what a great family!!! lots of smiles and beauty!!..i had a great time shooting them!! ::Laura works in the office @ Compass Church::  Look at those eyes!! LOVELY LADY!!!

::jacobs:: Phoenix Portrait Photographer::

...here is the Jacobs Family... ...Tim is the lead Pastor @ Compass and pretty much rocks!! His family is adorable...looks at those kids?!! and i cant forget Judi...BEAUTIFUL!!!

::lawrence:: Phoenix Portrait Photographer

...so this week i am in the process of updating staff photos for the awesome staff over at Compass Church in Goodyear...in addition to head shots, the families also are doing quick mini sessions to show off their gorgeous broods... ::Stephanie is the Worship Leader at Compass. Every time she steps on stage her voice and passion shine thru::

::2011 Senior Reps:: Phoenix High School Senior Photographer::

...attention 2011 seniors!!!....we are looking for a few outgoing personalities to represent Dolce Studio at your high school... being a senior rep includes some pretty sweet incentives: -complimentary session -five watermarked images to use on facebook or myspace -rep cards with your favorite image and Dolce's info to pass out to your peeps -$25 credit earned for every senior booked with paid session- you can →

::questions:: phoenix wedding photographer::

...i ran across this fantastic blog regarding questions to ask your wedding photographer... as your wedding photographer, dont be afraid to ask us the tough questions....these photos and memories are meant to last a lifetime, so be careful in who choose to capture them!!... from Rachel West Designs:  http://www.rachaelwestdesigns.com/ Be sure to ask these questions when interviewing the photographer: 1) Experience Level. On the most important →


...so i have not checked my mailbox in just about a week...amongst the junkmail and bills (which i consider the real junkmail)...my mailbox received a little lovin from clients...ahhhh...THANKS GUYS!!! you have made my week!!!