Indian Summer Family Photos at Tumbleweed Ranch | Gilbert Family Photographer

I am still wrapping my head around the logistics of shooting Fall family photos in Arizona when it is still 110 degrees outside at the end of September! We have our own personal Indian Summer every. single. year. Before we relocated from California, I could be on the beach with families all summer, even dare I say in sweaters (gasp!) but not here, no here in the Valley of the Sun we are still shakin’and bakin’ until November!

And yet, we brave the heat to make some magic happen! This little doll was turning one and time waits for no one, so a September shoot to celebrate her first birthday it would be! Mom pulled together the most gorgeous little dress and matching flower crown, and that balloon <3 Ah! Add in a little perfect light, the beautiful backdrop of the Tumbleweed Ranch historic buildings, and it was an awesome night.

Don’t be afraid to get your family photos done early, just because it’s a little hot out! Once that sun starts to hit the horizon, it becomes downright comfortable. Or maybe I’m finally starting to acclimate to this crazy weather we traded in cool and 70 degrees all year for!

Tumbleweed Ranch Family Photos | Asea Tremp Photography
Tumbleweed Ranch Family Photos | Asea Tremp Photography
Tumbleweed Ranch Family Photos | Asea Tremp Photography
Tumbleweed Ranch Family Photos | Asea Tremp Photography
Tumbleweed Ranch Family Photos | Asea Tremp Photography
Tumbleweed Ranch Family Photos | Asea Tremp Photography

Family Maternity Session at Veteran’s Oasis Park | Gilbert Newborn Photographer

Family Maternity Photos at Veteran’s Oasis Park, Chandler

Um, HI! I am still here! It has been 3 months since I shared a session, while I am acting as cruise director for 3 kiddos of such varying ages it is impossible to find activities they all like. So we just go to Disneyland!

In between vacations and outings and never ending requests for snacks (how do these kids make it through a day at school??) I met this adorable family at Veteran’s Oasis Park in Chandler one early and warm morning for a quick family maternity session. Their son warmed up to me quickly with some amazing smiles, and he rocked the hugs and giggles (just look at that smile!) I love the sweet, silly moments I was able to grab for them, sometimes clients feel really awkward or uncomfortable just ignoring the camera and interacting with each other but this family did an amazing job. I cannot wait to meet their little one in a few short weeks!

Mom planned ahead (smart!) and booked her maternity and newborn sessions together. This not only ensures that I can fit you in when baby arrives, but saves you some money as well! You can check out my Belly to Baby packages here if you are expecting and ready to snag a session of your own. Maternity sessions are best done between 30-34 weeks, and newborns can be scheduled in hospital or in the first 7-10 days at home. And because I know it is H-O-T out there for the next couple of months, I do have a gorgeous bright white studio available on select dates for a small additional rental fee.

Maternity Family Photos Chandler Veteran's Oasis Park | Asea Tremp Photography 2019
Maternity Family Photos Chandler Veteran's Oasis Park | Asea Tremp Photography 2019
Maternity Family Photos Chandler Veteran's Oasis Park | Asea Tremp Photography 2019
Maternity Family Photos Chandler Veteran's Oasis Park | Asea Tremp Photography 2019
Maternity Family Photos Chandler Veteran's Oasis Park | Asea Tremp Photography 2019
Maternity Family Photos Chandler Veteran's Oasis Park | Asea Tremp Photography 2019
Maternity Family Photos Chandler Veteran's Oasis Park | Asea Tremp Photography 2019

Emily | Class of 2019 | Gilbert Senior Photographer

Seniors in the class of 2019 are doing their thing around here this week, finals, parties, and best of all GRADUATION! Senior photos are pretty much a wrap for this year, so I figured it was about time I get caught up on sharing! I met Emily at the Mesa Arts Center a few months ago for her senior photos. She has a beaming smile that lights up the world, and did an amazing job in front of the camera. Sometimes I have to work a little to draw seniors out of their shell, it can be intimidating to be the center of attention and have me, Mom and sometimes a few other people staring at you! Emily came ready to rock and roll, and I think what we created really represents her well! Congratulations Emily, get out there and crush your future goals!

Mesa Arts Center Senior Photos
Mesa Arts Center Senior Photos
Mesa Arts Center Senior Photos
Mesa Arts Center Senior Photos
Mesa Arts Center Senior Photos
Mesa Arts Center Senior Photos
Mesa Arts Center Senior Photos
Mesa Arts Center Senior Photos
Mesa Arts Center Senior Photos

V+L | Mesa AZ Backyard Wedding | Gilbert Wedding Photographer

My weekend dates are usually totally booked weeks, or sometimes months in advance, depending on the time of year. So when Vanessa contacted me a couple of weeks ago about shooting her backyard wedding in Mesa, I was super happy to be able to tell her that I could absolutely squeeze her in! While a lot of brides plan for months, YEARS even, backyard weddings often run on a totally different timeline. Often that means having to sacrifice some things when time is tight, but photography should not be one of them! If you are thinking of having a small wedding or elopement on a short timeline, scheduling your wedding for off-peak hours will help ensure you can snag someone amazing without too much notice. Whether your plan is the courthouse, or your own house, having some special photos to remind you of this huge day in your life is still important! Of course, sunset on a weekend is going to be tough, but late morning, mid-day, or even during the week, gives you a much better chance of finding a fabulous photographer who can fit your special day into their busy schedule. If you are planning your own small wedding on the fly, be sure getting your date on my calendar is one of your very first calls!

Mesa AZ Backyard wedding
Mesa AZ Backyard wedding
Mesa AZ Backyard wedding
Mesa AZ Backyard wedding
Mesa AZ Backyard wedding
Mesa AZ Backyard wedding
Mesa AZ Backyard wedding
Mesa AZ Backyard wedding
Mesa AZ Backyard wedding
Mesa AZ Backyard wedding
Mesa AZ Backyard wedding

Family Photos at Riparian Preserve | Gilbert AZ Family Photographer

The desert is blooming! My photographer heart is bursting with all of these amazing colors we are seeing around the desert right now. After a chillier winter and lots of rain, we are reaping the rewards in some amazing backdrops for family photos. And bonus, it’s staying cool way later than usual, so it is still totally bearable outside. What an awesome time to get a jump on those holiday card photos, while the weather is amazing and the landscape is too!

This sweet family took advantage of the Spring bloom at Riparian Preserve in Gilbert to update their extended family photos. These kiddos could be straight from a magazine, they know how to turn on the charm for the camera and they were troopers during our extended session, even right in the middle of dinner time. I was thrilled when, towards the end of our session Grandma asked if we could take a silly shot – my favorite! Bunny ears, funny faces, and the whole nine yards, I think it is a perfect memory. ❤️

Riparian Preseve Family Photos
Riparian Preseve Family Photos
Riparian Preseve Family Photos
Riparian Preseve Family Photos
Riparian Preseve Family Photos
Riparian Preseve Family Photos
Riparian Preseve Family Photos
Riparian Preseve Family Photos
Riparian Preseve Family Photos
Riparian Preseve Family Photos
Riparian Preseve Family Photos