Sayleen & Gary’s Intimate Desert Wedding

Hello, world. Are you out there? It’s me, Sue. It’s been a while since I have done any blogging, but despite my social media disappearance, I’ve been a busy bee! Blogging was one of those things that became a little overwhelming and I needed to take some space to clear my head for a while and re-focus my energies. But I couldn’t think of a better reason to come back than for SAYLEEN and GARY’S WEDDING! AHHHH!! YOU GUYS!!

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Monica & Daniel’s Intimate Summer Wedding

She walked into the cafe where their first date was set. He looked at her for the first time and it didn’t take long for him to know that she was the woman he wanted to marry. She was the woman he wanted to be with with, laugh with, confide in, and grow with. Monica was the cookie butter to his ice cream. And if you know anything about cookie butter, you KNOW that’s serious business… Continue reading

Monica & Daniel’s Romantic Desert Engagement • Hermosillo, Sonora

Sometimes love comes when you least expect it and in ways you’ve never imagined. That was the case with Monica and Daniel who’s modern romance made me swell up with such genuine joy. It’s not always that you hear about such authentic love connections made through tinder, but these two are the exception for sure. After swiping right on each other, they had their first date at Monica’s favorite little local coffee shop called Casa Madrid. And despite only having just met, Daniel knew from their first date that he wanted to marry her. Continue reading

Sayleen & Gary’s Old Pueblo Desert Engagement Session● Tucson, Arizona

He gathered old photos of the two of them, remembering the early years of their relationship. Gary wanted to make something special for his long time girlfriend, Sayleen- a scrapbook depicting their 10 year journey together was the perfect way to show their history… a history filled with many adventures, many twists and turns and ups and downs. They had so many memories marked by sweet laughs and joyful times. As he was preparing to make Sayleen’s anniversary gift, he did so with the intention that this would be one she would never forget… Continue reading

4 Reasons Why Every Bride Should Consider A First Look

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As I got out of the car and approached the gazebo, I saw my future husband standing up there with his back facing towards me. Though I couldn’t see his face, I could tell he was a bit nervous by his posture… and truth be told, I was nervous too. The excitement was building. I was getting closer. I stopped for a second to take to take it all in. The day had felt a little crazy up until this moment. It hadn’t started as smooth as I had hoped for. I was feeling a little anxious from all of the movement and people and opinions… but that moment… away from everybody except for him… it was ours. Me and him. Continue reading

2016 Best Of: A Year In Review

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Happy New Year, friends!

After a little break for the holidays and more than enough holiday treats in my belly to last the entire year of 2017, I return to the blog with so much thankfulness that I could explode with love! A few years ago, I never thought I would be living out my dreams of being a photographer and loving my job so much, connecting with such amazing people, and getting to document such special moments. And now… I am! I feel like Fearless, Speak Now and Red Era Taylor Swift winning an award! hahaha Continue reading

The Aguirre-Kotowski Family

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You guys… I just can’t get enough of this desert!! Every time I go out here for a session, I just fall in love all over again. And having two adorable toddlers, a pair of loving parents combined with the perfect desert glow, and the anticipation of Christmas … well, those are the ingredients for a beautiful family session if I do say so myself! Up on the blog today, I have one of the most adorable families ever… and they just so happen to be part of MY family!

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