Wedding + Portrait Photography Arizona
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Oh hi there!

i'm alyssa!

Let me introduce myself

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I’m a born and raised California girl from the Inland Empire and am now based out of sunny (AKA hot!) Arizona. My husband, Kyle and I have been married for almost 5 years, love going out to Mido, our favorite sushi restaurant, spoiling our 2 fur babies, Sam and Ruby (meow!) and relaxing on our boat at Saguaro Lake.

Sometimes all I want for lunch is a turkey sandwich and sometimes I want Peanut Butter Cup ice cream for dinner. What…? It’s called moderation.

I graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Art in Photography from California State University Long Beach in 2013 so I kiiiinda know what I’m doing. Rest assured I won’t be putting you into any weird, awkward poses where you might end up on some fail website. Unless you want to...I mean, I’m all about getting that laugh for a photo! ;)

All jokes aside, during your session I want to make sure you’re having fun and feeling comfortable, so when I ask how you’re doing, I mean it and genuinely care about you. 

I like to have fun and try not to take myself too seriously and hope you don’t either but know that I always deliver quality work + professional service when it comes to your photographs.

Before I was married, my initials spelled “a.r.t.” and I always took that as a sign. When I was younger, I loved to draw, paint and just create. Now, I’m able to continue that creativity into editing your engagement photos or creating a specific layout for your wedding album.


Need a little more?

Here are some fun facts. 

 
  • I love any and ALL kinds of funny cat videos
  • I could easily spend hours scrolling through meme pages
  • If I could buy everything Kate Spade, I would!
  • My favorite number is 13
  • When I was 12, I won a Pokémon Card Game Tournament. Yea. Be Jealous.
  • If I could change one thing about myself I would want two different colored eyes! One brown and one green.
  • I don't have any tattoos but have 7 piercings
  • My favorite color is pink. I asked my husband “If you could describe me in 3 colors what would they be?” He literally chose 3 different shades of pink and I could not have been more right about marrying that man.
 

Kind words

"We are so happy that we found Alyssa!! She definitely goes above and beyond. We had a quick engagement so we booked fairly last minute and she is so sweet and accommodating. She was willing to build a package price that catered to our expectations which was very appreciated. Our pictures are so stunning, and we were excited to receive them so soon! We can’t stop looking through them. Alyssa and our videographer worked wonders together. It was fun watching them work off each others talent. Book her! You will not regret it" -Erika Ingerson
 

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My Philosophy

Why I do what I do

I have always been obsessed with finding the beauty in the ordinary. What I mean by this is I have such an appreciation for the art of every day that I feel like I am able to truly see my world. There is so much beauty
and creativity in this world, all we have to do is look for it...

What I love about photography and especially wedding photography is how I’m able to connect with myself and others. I believe that your soul knows when it’s onto something good. Brings a new meaning to the term “soulmate” doesn’t it? That’s why I’m so passionate about creating art with you and your loved ones in mind. 

What can be more special than being allowed to relive the moments that will never be forgotten?  One of my favorite quotes that answers that question perfectly is “My memory loves you, it asks about you all the time”.

The most important thing you should know about me and how I photograph is that I am here to show you the real you. I want to get to know you and your story and show you the beauty I see in that.

Trust me, it’s amazing.