Are engagement photos really needed?

He proposed and you said yes! Now the planning begins. One of the questions that arises is whether engagement photos are necessary. Aris Affairs Photography, your local Prescott wedding photographer, is convinced that engagement photos are extremely important for many...

Tips for scheduling engagement photos

One great reason to take engagement photos is that it provides a great opportunity to work for the first time with the person who will be your wedding photographer. You can become familiar with their style and begin to feel at ease in front of their lens. What is the...

Tips For Taking Pictures of Kids

Natural looking pictures of kids always bring smiles and memories. But often those pictures we want to take to capture a moment just don’t turn out the way we want them. Aris Affairs Photography, your professional family photographer in Prescott, would like to...

The importance of family portraits

Aris Affairs Photography, your local Prescott family photographer, embraces the idea that professional family portraits are important to every family. There are a number of reasons we feel this way, and we think you will agree. Professional portraits are one way to...

A Boudoir Photo Shoot is Not Just For The Ladies and Makes A Great Valentine Gift

In a recent survey, 82% think that “boudoir photography” is a great gift idea for a spouse/significant other for a wedding, anniversary or Valentine’s Day gift. Boudoir photography is not just for women, it’s also a great gift for the guys to...

Tips for your fall wedding

Aris Affairs Photography can capture your Prescott wedding and create heirloom photographs of your special day. The rain and wind have stopped and the fall wedding season is right around the corner. If you're planning a fall wedding, here are some suggestions from...

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...

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...

Photos you should take before your kids grow up

Let Aris Affairs Photography, your professional family photographer in Prescott, capture the life events that you will cherish forever. Our kids grow up so quickly! It is important that you enjoy them as much as you can during their younger years. Prescott family...

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...

The Hours of Editing

Editing photographs is a whole process in itself. We love the days we go and photograph weddings, family portraits, and parties but after we have the excitement of downloading all of the photographs onto our computers and see what we really captured! Now...

Something New!

This was something new(well at least for me).  This bride new exactly what she wanted.  I tell my brides, if you know what you want and are specific, your pictures will turn out much better.  We had a really fun time capturing this shot!  And so...

Ideas for wedding ring photos at your Prescott wedding

Every couple wants to get special photos of their rings. This can include spontaneous photos during the engagement, as well as posed images at the wedding. Aris Affairs Photography offers some creative ideas for wedding ring photos at your Prescott wedding....

The Count Down Calendar…Love it!

We love thinking of different products to offer up in my packages! Why do you want to have a photographer who will just hand you a CD. Sure, you might save a few bucks, but at the end of it all you have your CD and nothing else. You do however have the hassle of...

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...

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...

Tips on photographing people and their pets

Pets are members of the family! So when we think of a family photo, we don’t want to leave out our four-legged family members. Aris Affairs Photography, your family photographer in Prescott, offers tips on photographing people and their pets. Yes, our pets are...

Have your cake and eat it too!

Are you planning a wedding on a budget?  Trust me, I have been there!  From a photographer to a bride, one bit of advice that I have is never be afraid to negotiate. The only thing you may hear is "no" and "that's ok!"  For me, if you are getting...

Ideas for newborn photos

If there's a newborn in your life right now who seems to be changing before your very eyes, Prescott’s family photographer, Aris Affairs Photography, suggests these ideas for perfectly capturing your baby's precious first weeks. Studio vs HomeStudio sessions are...

It’s Spring Again- time to capture those family portraits along with the blooming flowers!

  I love all of the seasons that we have up here in Prescott, AZ.  I only wish that we had a bit more of the white stuff (snow).  Spring is one of my favorite seasons.  We have so many blooming trees, wild flowers, bird and animals all around us,...

Love is a many splendid thing!

May 7, 2014

 

 

Love is real, real is love. –John Lenno

 

This has been a very busy few weeks here at Aris Affairs Photography.  With 4 weddings in 2 weeks at times I felt that I may go crazy, however, I would not change a thing.  It is such a joy to be a part of others lives the way you are when you capture their wedding day. 

 

One of the greatest joys for me is not photographing the set up portraits, but capturing the emotions and scenes of the day.  Don’t get me wrong, I love to set up a pretty picture and make our couples look amazing. I mostly love when I capture the in between parts, or the moments that are happening when no one is paying attention to me. 

This is a scene from a recent wedding we did at the Prescott Lakes Golf Club.  Everyone in this picture is part of this scene.  No one is paying attention to me and I love that!  My favorite part of this picture is the little girl dancing.  The light is hitting her so wonderfully you can see the movement in her dress and it feels like your there…And this is what I mean when I say we make Art from Life!