Great poses for your maternity photo session

If you are expecting and looking for the best way to capture that special time, here are four foolproof poses from Aris Affairs Photography that put all the attention on your upcoming joy. Whether shooting indoors or out, these recommendations can add variety to your...

Tips for great cake-cutting photos at your Prescott wedding

The wedding cake is an age-old tradition which symbolizes the first activity in which the newlyweds participate together. Aris Affairs Photography has some ideas for great cake-cutting photos at your Prescott wedding! Since the wedding cake is the central focus of the...

Consider a Family Photo in Western Wear During Prescott Frontier Days

July is just around the corner, and in Prescott that means it’s rodeo time. During Prescott Frontier Days everyone brings out their western wear and dresses like a cowboy for a week or so. If you were raised in the Southwest, chances are good that there is a...

Freeze this moment in time with a pet photo shoot

We love taking snapshots of our furry family members. Have you thought about professionally capturing moments that will last forever? Whether it is a puppy time that you are trying to capture or maybe your furry friend is getting up in age, now is the time. Either...

Why you should have professional maternity photos

Many pregnant women have recently been hiring professional photographers for a photo session during the last couple of months of pregnancy. Aris Affairs Photography, family photographer in Prescott, explains why it is a good idea to have a professional...

How to best capture your maternity beauty

The best time to capture yourself in a professional photo is when you are at your very best. Guess what - no matter how you feel, pregnancy is that time when you have the most natural feminine beauty, and it is a special time of huge expectation. Let Aris Affairs...

Wedding party photos for your wedding

Does every niece, sister, sorority sister, and cousin want to be a bridesmaid at your wedding, but there are only three groomsmen attending? Don’t worry! This is an awesome opportunity to make your Prescott wedding interesting and fun. Aris Affairs Photography...

Capturing the magic of the toast at your wedding reception

There are many magical moments at a wedding: when the groom sees his bride coming down the aisle, lighting of a unity candle, even the antics of a young ring bearer, or a flower girl dropping petals and picking them up again. Then comes the reception and more precious...

Leave Your Cell Phone at Home When Attending Weddings

The next time you are invited to a wedding, remember that you are a guest, invited by the bride and groom. Have you ever thought about the responsibilities of being a guest? What about all those cell phone snapshots people always take at a wedding, thinking they are...

Spring is Here!

Spring is here and it is beautiful outside! Aside from the allergies we are all suffering with this year, it really is lovely. So take take a walk, or a hike, or even bike and great ready for all of the amazing things you might see.  Don't forget your camera! You...

Great themes for your engagement photos

Planning your engagement photo shoot in Prescott? You don’t have to wear solid colors and uninteresting clothes. These pictures should express who you are as a couple. Mix things up with a theme, and in Prescott, Western wear is a very appropriate choice. Aris...

Unique ideas for senior photos

Transitioning from high school to adulthood is a huge step. It is so important to capture the memories of graduation year. Aris Affairs Photography, your local Prescott portrait photographer, suggests unique ideas for senior photos. Now it’s time to celebrate as...

What to wear for spring family portraits

“What should we wear?” is a question often asked when people are planning their photography session. Since wardrobe choices, fashion styles, and color trends are always changing and are such a large part of a portrait session, Prescott family photographer...

Preparing for your glamour photo shoot

Aris Affairs Photography is your professional family photographer in Prescott and can turn your memories into art.Regardless of your age, a glamour photo shoot is all about you and doing something fun for yourself. If you're thinking of a Prescott glamour shoot, Aris...

Twins! Feel the Love!

Kids can be hard to take pictures of.  You never know what you are in for when it comes to setting up a family or children's photo session.  I usually end up making a fool of myself to get good shots and that's ok.  I am a bubbly girl any ways and this...

Micro Weddings…A Wonderful Trend!

      “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ― Lao TzuDriving down a narrow winding road through the desert when the appearance of tall trees begins as I round another bend in the road.  I am in love with the...

Amazing SunShine!

This is one of my favorite times of the year...I have many!  I love when my garden is in full swing and we are getting to enjoy to fruits of our labor.  Here is one of my favorite flowers that I plant every year.  The Sun Flower.  Enjoy!

Fun holiday photo ideas

The Holiday Season is officially upon us which means you're probably about to gather the family for your annual family portrait. Good news! Aris Affairs Photography, your local Prescott professional photographer, would like to offer these fun and creative ideas to...

Tips for capturing a great family photo

In this digital age we often have hundreds of photos on our phones, but none are the quality of a professional family portrait. If you're planning a family portrait session, then consider these simple tips for capturing great family photos from the pros at your...

Behind the Scenes

This is a behind the scenes look at one of our baby portrait shoots at our studio in Prescott Valley, AZ. Sometimes babies need a bit of a break and a bottle to keep them going.  This little beauty was a real champ.  Even Carter needed a rest in between...

A Wedding Photographer Wakes Up!

Jan 25, 2016

WARNING:  I’m being honest! 

 

After a meeting I had the other day with a potential bride and groom who were looking for the perfect wedding photographer I realized something…For a while now I have been settling.  I was settling for clients that fell in my lap and did not value my work only my low prices.  Which, in turn started bringing not only my prices down but my self worth.  I started doubting my ability and wondering if I was any good.  I have noticed that when I work for someone who haggles me on the price and makes be feel like I am bartering, I don’t do the spectacular job that I know I am capable of.  I was in school and busy and pretty soon I started doing a majority of these jobs.

I wasn’t even working on my skills anymore.

 

WELL that is changing.  I am no longer going to offer the lowest rate.  I am going to offer my rate!  I am in the middle I’m not the cheapest but I’m not the most expensive.  I want to offer a book with every package.  Why?  Because, if you are going to the length of hiring a Pro, then you need to get some Pro goodies at the end of the day.  You should want to get a package with an album or a book and prints, a canvas and even a video that highlights your day.  It is your wedding!  Make the memories that much more special.

 

I am also working on my skills more than ever. Learning new tricks of the trade and how to put them into play.  I am excited for 2016 and I hope that you are too!  There will be many babies born, marriage vows taken and events of all kinds to shoot!  I can’t wait for all the new things that I am learning.  Technically as well as with the business side of things. 

 

 

I hope that you are someone who wants a wedding photographer who is giving it their all, because that it me!  I can’t wait to meet you.   

 

-Trish

 

Prescott Az Wedding Photographer