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On my most recent trip to Phoenix, Arizona, I captured two sets of mini sessions. The first was at Papago Park. The others? These dreamy Usery Park fall minis!! Usery Park is one of my favorite places to photograph families in Arizona. It’s just gorgeous! With tall cacti and stunning views, it feels as Arizona […]

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Usery Park Fall Minis 2020 | Phoenix AZ Photographer


Once a year, I fly out to Arizona for fall minis. It’s honestly the BEST! There is truly nothing like photographing families in the beautiful desert. You can’t beat the views and it always winds up being the most beautiful backdrop for family portraits. This year, sessions were held at Papago Park in Phoenix AZ. […]

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Papago Park Fall Minis 2020 | Phoenix AZ Photographer

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