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I am so happy you are here and I just wanted to thank for you stopping by,  I am based in Tucson, AZ serving Phoenix, Sedona, Flagstaff & Destination Weddings.
Please take a look around and enjoy. If you are looking for a more Fine Art approach to your wedding day with emphasis on joyful, emotional, fun, romantic & airy, I just might be the photographer for you! I love making real connections with my couples and bringing out their personalities in my portraits. 






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Hi, I'm Tara! I am a wedding photographer based in sunny Tucson, Arizona. Though I primarily shoot in Arizona and along the west coast, I love to travel! I am a former Midwest girl from Iowa but my love for the desert has reigned supreme! I love Haagen Daz Ice cream, exploring mom and pop restaurants, and I love being in nature so for me hiking and trail running is my idea of fun I have a 2 beautiful children and being a mom is one of the most wonderful blessings!

about me

I believe my photography style combines two worlds to create a timeless and soft candid look. I find myself thriving in the unplanned, creative territories that you can’t map out. I love candidly capturing the laughter and fun of getting ready and I love snapping away at all the little details a couple would ordinarily miss out on during the course of a day. My goal is to always find and capture the natural moments infused with real emotion. If I had to describe my style I would say I am a storyteller who wants to create art for my couples to cherish for years to come. 

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I believe in being positive, treating others as I would want to be treated and above all loving like there is no tomorrow.

I love God.

Family

Family is one of the most important things on this earth and I LOVE my little family to death, my munchkins Hayden & Joey are two little human beings with so much to offer and so much love to share, I am one lucky mom!

Lets be real I LOVE ice-cream... I am a pretty darn healthy person but for you carmel cone haagen daz Ice cream I will make an exception!

I love ice cream

I am a relaxed and easy going person with some serious attention to detail. I always strives to create a positive experience for my clients!

Positive vibes

Ever since I moved to the desert back in grade school I have always LOVED cactus it was one of the very first things I started taking pictures of as a kid! I just think they are pretty darn majestic and cool lookin!

I love Cactus

I LOVE to travel and learn about new cultures, here are a few spots on my destination weddings wish list: Italy, Belize, Fiji, Germany & Hawaii.

Travel

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Lauren & Frankie

Tara helped us capture the moment where our dreams came true on April 2, 2016. She was present at every meaningful moment. Before the wedding, she took time to get to know us as a couple. Our quirks, our likes, or dislikes, who we were as a couple, what our story was. What makes her a wonderful photographer is her passion to truly capture your love on film. She is great with big families, small children, day and nighttime lighting and helping you look your best. I would recommend her to anyone for wedding and engagement photos.

Erin & David

Tara has been absolutely amazing from the second I hired her. She was more than willing to answer any wedding questions I had no matter if they were related to photography or not. She is very responsive and cares about you're big day as if it were her own. She has become a dear friend and I am so thankful I found her to capture the unforgettable moments of my wedding day. Her work? Well it speaks for itself. It's classic, elegant and timeless. WE LOVE YOU TARA!!!! 

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Benny & Andrea

Where do I begin? From the moment my husband first reached out to her to the moment she sent us our full wedding gallery, Tara has been unbelievably amazing to work with! She took both our engagement and wedding photos and we are obsessed with both galleries! She has such a fun and loving personality and has such an amazing creative eye to detail and those intimate candid moments that are seriously priceless. She works so well with big groups too! It can be super stressful and crazy during the wedding, but her and Lara did amazing at splitting up to cover more areas and Tara was sure to get everyone on check. She really does work hard to be able to capture all those special moments and she is amazing at pinpointing those moments, also. We seriously can't thank her enough for all her amazing work and for being so flexible and great about everything. I had a few personal things that I was worried about in terms about my appearance, and Tara was so great at calming me and assuring me that everything would be good! We will definitely be recommending her to any couple with upcoming weddings or any other life event. We will greatly miss seeing her and working with her! Hoping to continue to use her as our photographer for wherever else our life takes us in the future. THANK YOU, Tara!

Tanys & Chris

Tara photographed our engagement photos along with our wedding that was on 09/03/2016. I couldn't be happier with the results. She took the time to get to know us as a couple before starting our sessions and made us feel so comfortable. On the wedding day, everything for me (the bride ) was such a rush and a blur, I barely remember anything. Tara was able to capture all the beautiful moments and has brought my wedding day back to life for me. I appreciate everything her and her team has done for us. We will definitely be using Tara in the future for all our big life events. Such phenomenal work! I can't thank you enough!!!

Sammy & Chris

Tara is amazing! I was so impressed with the engagement photos and she got them to us very quickly after the shoot. The sneak peak of my recent wedding photos are gorgeous too! She has a remarkable eye for interesting and beautiful shots. She's also amazing at getting you comfortable in front of the camera. My husband and I were nervous to take photos and she had us laughing and comfortable instantly. She is very prompt with responding to emails and answering questions too. She's an amazing photographer and so wonderful to work with! I can't recommend her highly enough!

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Your wedding is a unique reflection of you. That's why I love getting to know you, and your wedding details, personally. Knowing your wedding day dreams enables me to create authentic wedding day images that reflect the real you.

Your wedding day will be filled with extraordinary moments - intimate, surprising and joyous. Captured creatively, those moments shine through as timeless heirlooms, instantly bringing you back to the essence of your day.


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wedding collections begin at $3000
Portraits begin at $350

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