November 27, 2007

What a great week!

We have had a crazy week! Wow... thank goodness for being busy - it keeps me sane!! :)

We did some really fun shoots over the last week, here are a few of my favorite shots from some shoots with some amazing people!! Thank you all :)

Here we have the Reyes family! I actually shot Bridget and Mark's wedding with a friend of mine (Amy Friesen), I think it was almost 5 years ago now... and ran into them at another wedding a few years back, and here we are! It was so fun to see them and their adorable family! Two of the cutest kids ever... it was great! Here are some of their shots!

And this is the Shockey family! I got to know them through Meghan and Mitch (their wedding was a couple of weeks ago :), Adam was one of the groomsmen... It was great getting to meet their little son, Caden.... he has the cutest smile and totally will make you laugh! Here are a couple of my favorites from their shoot... enjoy!

November 13, 2007

San Francisco Engagement Shoot!!

I FINALLY got Katie and Ryan's slide show together from our destination engagement shoot in San Francisco!! We hope you enjoy them!

November 12, 2007

What a wedding!

Saturday was the wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Henderson (Meghan and Mitch). It was such a BEAUTIFUL day! We had an amazing time with them, and Meghan looked like she stepped right out of a magazine!

Here are a few of our favorite images from the day! Enjoy - and if you want to view the slide show - click on the link above!

Congratulations Meghan and Mitch!!

Thanksgiving Movie

My Mom sent me an email yesterday with a link to this video - I thought it was really neat to watch and cause a little reflection... if you have a minute and feel like being a little sentimental - check it out! (Click on the link above "Thanksgiving movie").

Thanks Mom, for everything! I love you!

Enjoy everyone!

October 20, 2007

San Franciscoooooooooooooo!

We just got back from a GREAT trip to San Francisco! It was our first official "destination engagement shoot" that was out of state! We had a great time with Katie and Ryan... we shot at the Golden Gate Bridge, the Fine Arts Center and a few other amazing places! Then we were off on a photographic journey of our own... and here are some of the results! Enjoy... please leave comments, we would love to hear them!

Oh, and in case you are wondering - we will post some of the images from the engagement shoot tomorrow!

Cheers!! - Shelly

By the way - the song is by one of our all time favorite bands, Ra (, for those of you who don't know their work - check them out, their music will inspire you!

October 7, 2007

Congratulations Jennifer & Sean!

We had an amazing time with Jennifer and Sean (and their friends and family) yesterday! We arrived 3 hours before the ceremony to do some fun and amazing shots around the golf courses of Desert Mountain! They had a beautiful moment where Sean was blindfolded on the golf course, and Jennifer (looking beautiful) walked up to greet him... I think everyone present was moved!

We had a great time cruising around the course on some golf carts with everyone and enjoyed the first cool day in Phoenix for the season!! Thank you all for an amazing day... and congratulations!!

Here are some of our favorite images...

And, of course, for your viewing pleasure...

October 1, 2007

Vanessa & Brad's Wedding!!

Saturday was Vanessa & Brad's wedding... we had an AMAZING time working with these guys!! The whole bridal party was SO much fun... and they let us be creative, which was awesome!! Here are a few of our shots from the big day - and a slideshow at the end! Enjoy :) Comments are gladly welcomed!!

Thanks for checking it out!!

Here's the slideshow!!

September 17, 2007

Rebecca and Troy's wedding!

Saturday was Rebecca and Troy's wedding - we had a great time shooting! It was great to get out of the heat and hang out in Sedona for a few days as well :)

Here are a few of our favorite images from the wedding day! And there is a slide show below as well :)

Here is the slideshow from their wedding! Enjoy!

September 9, 2007

Desert Mountain

We went out on the Desert Mountain Golf Course with a mother of one of our bride's coming up, to scope out some good locations to shoot! Wow - what a day! Joyce (the Mom) was so much fun to ride around on a golf cart with! We can't wait for Jennifer and Sean's wedding, coming up on October 6th! Thanks Joyce, for a great day! Here are a couple of amazing shots that Brandon got while we were out there!

And brides to be - if you are looking for a wonderful place to host your event - check them out!! Enjoy!

September 5, 2007

"Trash the dress, to save the breast" EVENT

A previous client, turned friend of mine, Mrs. Kim McDowell, is starting her wedding planning and custom "Event Essentials" business! She has created an AWESOME event that everyone should participate in!! We will be there photographing, of course :) Hope to see you there! You can contact me or Kim ( for more information! Hope to see all of our past brides out there supporting a great cause!!

A blast from the past!

I got a great email from some previous clients of mine about a week ago - and it totally made me cry and made my day at the same time! Since, we have emailed back and forth a few times, It has been SO great to reconnect with them, and hear what they are up to! Here is the original email:

Hi Shelly,
You shot Jason and I's wedding March 8,2003! You did such a great job and I just wanted to let you know we have left AZ since and our lives have changed as the years have past we are now in San Diego, and my mother has passed of cancer. Some of those pictures you took at our wedding were some of the more recent ones we have of my mom and I cherish those and always will. I have a friend getting married next year and was telling her about you! I still love our album and pictures. I am so glad to read you are doing this full time now, you have a great gift! Just wanted to tell you your work is awesome, and we are so very thankful you were there to capture such a special day in our lifes! :O) THANK YOU!

A recent pic of Jason and Sherry... and a cool picture of Sherry & Jason from their wedding day!

August 3, 2007

Free hugs!

So, we went to Anaheim, CA a few weeks ago to see Breaking Benjamin in concert - and "Sick Puppies" opened for them - we fell in love with this song, and as it turns out... they are behind a really cool campaign, called the "Free Hugs" campaign. Now, I am all for making people happy and being a good humanitarian, and I thought this was really cool! You'll notice that once we shoot your wedding, we normally feel like we are good friends with our clients, so don't be surprised if we hug ya!

So check it out - it's fun to watch, and it will make you smile! Click on the "Free Hugs" link above to see more on the campaign, or just check out the video below!

Enjoy! - Shelly

July 5, 2007

7/7/07 Wedding!

We are psyched and anxious to announce that we are going to be the exclusive photographer for the big 7/7/07 wedding event! There are going to be up to 77 couples married (or renewing their vows) this coming Saturday at the Phoenix Zoo for this "lucky" wedding day! We are going to be there documenting the event, the couples and anything else that catches our eye! Images will be available Monday... so check back for details!!

We are really excited to be a part of this! Thanks to Reverend Amy for getting it all set up for us! We can't wait!

Click on the link above for more information if you are interested!

May 21, 2007

Some Pics!

Here are some recent pictures from our world! Hope you enjoy...

In the car on the way home from the wedding last night - thought it was a cool shot of Brandon!

A cute shot of Aiden (our 9 month old son). Isn't he cute!! So curious - shows some of his little personality!

Hello greek food! My sister decided that she wanted to go out for Greek to celebrate her graduation, and I tagged along. This was my first experience with GOOD greek food, and now I'm officially hooked!

My sister graduated from college a few weekends ago, loved this shot of her. Congratulations Andria -we are all so proud of of you!

One of my favorite shots of my sister and brother in law (her husband), don't they look happy!

May 15, 2007


Here's a song for all you Phoenix Suns fans out there!

How about that game last night! WOWSA!!

Hapy Sweet 16 Chantal!

We photographed our first Sweet 16 party Saturday! It was such a fun night, we had a great time! Here are some of our favorite images from the night!! Happy Birthday Chantal!!

May 8, 2007

Awesome Bride/Groom Shoot!

So, I went out on a shoot yesterday with Megan and Scott (who are officially getting married tomorrow) and took some FUN shots of them in their wedding gear. I LOVE that they were willing to let me be creative - I had a great time, thanks guys.

Here are some images from the shoot... (My particular fave is the bottom 2 at the run down old house at sunset - thanks for getting your dress dirty for me Megan :)

Beautiful Baby!

Last week, I had the honor of photographing Brie and Zac's (we photographed their wedding last April) 4 week old little boy! Congratulations Brie and Zac - he is beautiful! Here are some of my favorite shots! -Shelly