I recently had the privilege of doing an engagement session for Amanda and Reed. They chose to have a destination engagement session at the beautiful Point Lobos State Natural Reserve in Carmel, California.  Point Lobos Point Lobos is known for the variety of wildlife who make their home there including seabirds, sea otters, sea lions, […]

October 21, 2021

Amanda & Reed

Few milestones are more special than your engagement. It’s a day you’ll recount thousands of times as you tell others about the day you agreed to spend the rest of your lives together. Make sure the story is a good one. Here are some suggestions. Make Sure the Right People are Present If you know […]

September 29, 2020

Memorable Proposal Ideas

I know that so much goes into planning a wedding and the last thing you need is to worry about is the wedding photography. That’s what I’m here for. To make your special day stress-free I’ve compiled a list of 10 things you should know that will hopefully ease your mind about your big day. […]

June 18, 2020

10 Things Your Wedding Photographer Wants You to Know

Cassie and Kenny opted for an Engagement Session Adventure! We started out at Bell Rock in Sedona, Arizona and then traveled south and ended at Sunset Point, just north of Phoenix. So thankful for couples who love to explore new places with me! I cannot wait for their wedding at the Phoenix Zoo next spring!

April 14, 2019

Sunset Point Engagement Session |Phoenix AZ |Kenny & Cassie

Sedona Engagement Session with phoenix wedding photographer Melissa ivy photography


April 14, 2019

Pebble Beach Engagement Session | Apache Junction, AZ |SHANE & STEPHANIE

bride sitting on grooms lap at edge of pebble beach at salt river in mesa az during engagement session