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...

Valentine’s Day family photo shoot

Valentine’s Day evokes images of romance and love. But Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers. It’s a great time to express how you feel about your loved ones...your family! And what better way to celebrate than to capture your loved ones in a...

Fall is almost here!

Fall is almost here and I am so excited because it is my favorite time of year!  I love the colors as the leaves begin to change and the crisp air that starts to radiate from the morning air to the afternoon.  It's like biting in to a good apple when you...

Spring is Here!

I love this time of year!  It's almost as good as October in Prescott, AZ, when the air begins to get a crisp feel to it in the morning!  It is still crisp, but with a slight warmth to it.  It smells like fresh cut grass and flowers and morning dew....

Photographing outdoor weddings

Why are the photographs of outdoor weddings so exciting? The outdoors offers many different textures and elements to work with in photography. Aris Affairs Photography talks about photographing outdoor weddings in Prescott. A skilled photographer is able to use both...

Tips for your multi-generation family photo session

Multi-generation family photos are a wonderful way to capture a very special moment. They are a unique way to view the passage of time in your family, as well as an opportunity to create a memory with children and their grandparents or great-grandparents. These photos...

Photography is…

"Photography is the only language that can be understood anywhere in the world." - Bruno Barbey Photographs unite us all, they allow us to see things we never considered seeing, and we're all effected by them differently. At Aris Affairs, we work everyday to...

Tips for the groom on your wedding day

Let the groom’s personality shine with a special photo shoot for stunning wedding photos. Aris Affairs Photography, professional wedding photographer in Prescott, suggests these photo tips for the groom on your wedding day.Let’s begin with photos of the...

Oh Weddings

This past week we did two amazingly beautiful weddings! The first one was on Saturday (the day it rained and snowed sideways) but boy, it was a great celebration! The bride and groom took the weather as it was and made the absolute best of it. Since I'm new to the...

Why Businesses Need A Professional Photographer for Product Photos

Your product IS your business. When showing it to your public via print or on the web, you want it to look it’s best. It could make the difference between clinching the sale and losing out to the competition. Aris Affairs Photography would like to remind...

Bucket List for Baby Photos

Summer is coming and it’s your first summer with a little one. Your local family photographer in Prescott, Aris Affairs Photography, knows how important it is to capture baby’s first year. Here are some memories you can make with your baby. You’ll...

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...

Oh Weddings

This past week we did two amazingly beautiful weddings! The first one was on Saturday (the day it rained and snowed sideways) but boy, it was a great celebration! The bride and groom took the weather as it was and made the absolute best of it. Since I'm new to the...

Spring is Here!

I love this time of year!  It's almost as good as October in Prescott, AZ, when the air begins to get a crisp feel to it in the morning!  It is still crisp, but with a slight warmth to it.  It smells like fresh cut grass and flowers and morning dew....

Seasonal color trends for your wedding

Let Aris Affairs Photography introduce you to 2019's trendiest seasonal wedding palettes. Whether you're planning your to hold your Prescott wedding indoors or out, these color palettes are designed to inspire you and make your wedding even more beautiful. Spring...

Romantic marriage proposal ideas

Wondering how to pop the question? If you're planning a Prescott wedding but haven't let your loved one in on it yet, Aris Affairs Photography offers some romantic proposal ideas. We recommend putting your own spin on one of these thoughtful and creative marriage...

Holiday Photo Packages

I love it when babies have such proud moments!  You can see it in her face that she is so pround and happy to be with her parents and to be walking! Do you have a little one that you would like to capture these moments with? It's that time of year so why wait for...

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...

Travel Fever

Well it's that time of the year, SUMMER! Trish and I are heading out of town (to two different places) next week to get away and have some fun! We're going to have our cameras on our hips ready to capture lots of photographs! She is going up north and I will be taking...

More great poses for your maternity photo session

Here are four more foolproof ideas for maternity photo poses from Prescott's Aris Affairs photography that put all the attention on your upcoming joy. Whether shooting indoors or out these recommendations can add variety to your Prescott shoot and be the beginning of...

Consider a Family Photo in Western Wear During Prescott Frontier Days

Jun 4, 2018

Let Aris Affairs Photography create a memorable Western wear family photo in PrescottJuly 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 photo of you as a child dressed in western wear at 5 – 8 years old. Normally this includes a cowboy hat, boots, a vest, jeans or a fringed skirt and maybe even a toy six-shooter. In some of these photos, you’re actually sitting on a pony. Aris Affairs Photography would like to suggest that a family photo session with everyone in their western gear can make a memory for life.

  • Western wear is classic – it’s been around for nearly 200 years. It remains a favorite of children and octogenarians alike, and especially during Prescott Frontier Days. You can see it everywhere. Western wear is a style of dressing rooted in the 19th Century American west. Within the genre are whispers of Spanish conquistadors, American Indians, gold miners, cowboys, and even the hillbillies of the deep south.
  • One of the fun things about Western wear is its longevity; it’s all classic, all the time. A fringed suede skirt never goes out of style. Turquoise jewelry or a silver belt buckle can become heirlooms. Cowboy boots can be anything from plain work boots to finely tooled dress boots, but they are all designed to last.
  • And then there’s the cowboy hat that seems to define “western wear” in the minds of many people. It can be a “fine” beaver pelt or a simple straw hat. Either way, when you pair it with a pair of blue jeans you become a part of western tradition and a western “attitude”.

Why not take the opportunity to make a special, unique family memory while you’re all decked out in your western wear this summer and enjoying the rodeo in Prescott. Call Aris Affairs Photography to schedule your mini family shoot at 928-642-4049.