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A collection of photos and stories

Clayton House – Scottsdale

The Clayton House in Scottsdale was the perfect setting for this elegant, bohemian wedding. Lots of greenery and gold, created such a pretty wedding day.

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July 14, 2021

Category:

Weddings

Scottsdale Wedding Couple

Camelback Inn Intimate Wedding

A beautiful, intimate wedding with a modern boho theme of succulents and cactus, set at the Camelback Inn by JW Marriott in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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July 14, 2021

Category:

Weddings

How to Elope in Arizona

Eloping is now more popular than ever, but do you even know where to start when it comes to planning an elopement in Arizona? Desert Hearts Photography has helped countless couples navigate their elopement, and plan truly epic days.

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July 10, 2021

Category:

Elopements

Chic Arizona Farm Wedding

This gorgeous farm wedding in Mesa, Arizona was styled so beautifully it could’ve come straight out of a magazine. Black accents made it unique & dramatic.

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June 30, 2021

Category:

Weddings

Boho Farm Wedding

A Little Boho, A Little Country

A gorgeous, colorful, boho, country wedding in Mesa, Arizona. A vintage truck and lots of pretty boho decor pieces made it all come together!

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June 30, 2021

Category:

Weddings

Papago Park Engagement Session

Papago Park Engagement

I love shooting engagement sessions in Papago Park. The location is pretty central to everywhere in the Phoenix Valley (since it’s right off the 202), and it’s kind of like a not-so-hidden gem – It’s kind of hidden in plain sight!

The primary reason I love it, is because it has so many incredible shots to use as backdrops, all in one very walkable location. A perfect combination of desert scenes, sweeping mountain views, city views, water and palm trees, rocky outcroppings, and so much more!

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January 12, 2020

Category:

Engagements

10 Reasons to Elope

If you’re even considering the idea of eloping, keep reading. I’ve compiled a list of reasons why eloping might be the best option for you and your fianceé.

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October 3, 2019

Category:

Elopements, Wedding Tips

Arizona Desert Engagement Session

Desert Engagement, Scottsdale, AZ

This Scottsdale, Arizona Desert Engagement Session was an absolute dream. The location is a perfect combination of dense desert and sweeping views, and is truly the perfect spot for almost any shoot

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May 14, 2019

Category:

Engagements

Lifestyle Photography 101

Curious about Lifestyle Photography? When I first started doing photography professionally, lifestyle sessions weren’t really a thing, but in the last several years, it has taken off like crazy, and for good reason. So let’s get into it and see if it may be just what you are looking for, for your next photo shoot! […]

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May 9, 2019

Category:

Families and Lifestyle, Uncategorized