April is Upon Us

April in upon us and I see little snowflakes falling outside, how crazy! Trish has been working hard getting our website put together and looking beautiful, (among all the other things she does). She’s done quite an awesome job! We didn’t realize how much...

Photos you cannot leave out of your wedding album

Your wedding day is a day that flies by very quickly, and you will want to capture it all. You should discuss with your photographer the scenes that you feel cannot be missed. You want a photographer that can capture your style and desires, and be helpful in guiding...

Suggestions for bridal photos

Your ideal Prescott wedding photo shoot will no doubt begin with photos of you, the beautiful bride. To help every bride look her very best on a day that's often full of overflowing energy and bustling activities, Aris Affairs Photography offers these professional...

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...

Dance away

This past weekend we had the pleasure of photographing the action shots for the Summer Danceworks Recital at Yavapai College. It was such an experience! The girls that participated in this beautitful recital were just amazing! I haven't seen something like this...

Mommy and Me photoshoots are perfect for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is coming, what a great time to have that special photo shoot with your little one(s) and create a special Mommy and me session. A Mommy and Me session can be so incredibly timeless and meaningful, and now is that time since Mother’s day is...

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...

Tips on where to take engagement photos

Unlike many wedding shoots that are traditionally very posed and more formal, engagement sessions offer couples more variety, opportunity, and fun. Prescott family photographer Aris Affairs Photography offers these helpful hints in making your engagement photo shoot a...

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...

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...

Capture 2018 with beautiful photographs!

We’ve all heard the saying “time flies” and it seems to be more true every year as our world seems to move faster and faster. This year, why not let Aris Affairs Photography in Prescott help you capture your year so that you can look back and...

Love is a many splendid thing!

    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...

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...

Now is the best time to book your 2015 wedding!

Now is the Best time to get booking!  If you are planning a wedding in 2015 you may want to get a move on booking your vendors.  Most vendors book at least six months in advance.  If you are getting married in the summer months this would be the perfect...

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...

Wedding cake alternatives for your wedding

Have you considered a healthy wedding cake alternative that could be unique and sure to please? It is becoming more and more popular to opt for decadent yet healthier desserts instead of the traditional wedding cake. Local Prescott wedding photographer Aris Affairs...

Reasons to Celebrate!

There are so many reasons to celebrate in life.  Engagements, Weddings, Babies, and Reunions!  Another reason, Anniversaries!  30 years of Marriage is deffinatly something to celebrate.  I love when I get a call to capture such a special time....

DIY Saturday!

Do you need pictures but don't want to spend the time and or money paying someone?  Being a mother, I completely understand.  Here are a few things you can do to get some great pictures at home.  So get creative!  Take your camera...or your...

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...

The best newborn photo sessions

When is the best time, and how is the best way to get great photos of newborns? Aris Affairs Photography, family Photographer in Prescott, discusses the best newborn photo sessions. When it comes to inquiries about our newborn sessions, we suggest you schedule a...

Prepare now for your holiday cards

Jun 27, 2018

Aris Affairs Photography family holiday card photo in PrescottHave you noticed that Christmas cards have turned into family portraits with a small seasonal greeting? Good or bad, this is the new trend. Yes, it is June, but now is the time to start considering those family photos. With social media, most of us have a way to watch our friends and relatives grow in their lives, but there is something about that photo during the holidays that we look forward to seeing. Aris Affairs Photography, your professional family photographer in Prescott, can help you get that amazing family photo to make your holiday cards sizzle.

The question of the day: Is your holiday card going to make a splash or will it be easily forgotten? Doing the photoshoot yourself can be a daunting task – to gather the pets and kids for a Kodak moment. Does it really do your family justice to make that photo the one your distant relatives and friends look forward to seeing? To help save you from some of the “do-it-yourself” pitfalls, here are some basic tips:

1. Just one is enough. Have you heard the saying, “less is more”? I know it is hard to pick which is the best, but one large picture is much better than a small picture surrounded by many thumbnails.
2. Your family, not your vacation. Remember, you are sending a card to your friends and relatives. They would much rather see your faces than your vacation. Don’t let the Grand Canyon or the ocean become the focus of the photo – they want to see you and your beautiful family.
3. No strangers, please. Please, no random people. This will make your friends and family believe your family has grown.
4. The greeting is the central theme, right? Is the card about you and yours or is it intended to wish your family a wonderful, blessed holiday season? Remember to make the greeting stand out, rather than tiny print that comes across as an afterthought to the showcase of you and yours.
5. Quality. Please spend the extra few bucks on quality paper. It makes all the difference in the world.
6. Be timely. Life is busy, but be on time for the holiday. Maybe sending a New Year’s card is what you would like to do….just be on time.

Don’t let the holiday season creep up on you. If you would like to share your family with others, now is the time for a family portrait. Aris Affairs Photography, your local family photographer in Prescott, can help make those holiday cards the perfect balance of showing off your family, while still being thoughtful. To schedule an appointment, either at our studio or while you’re out on an adventure, please give us a call at 928-642-4049.