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...

Is a Spring Wedding inYour Future? Here are Several Reasons the I Dos Should be Done in Spring

Aris Affairs Photography, your Prescott area wedding photographer, captures your spring wedding in timeless photosSpring is that time of the year when flowers are in bloom, the weather is perfectly amazing and new beginnings are in the air. Let Aris Affairs...

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...

The importance of the background for your summer photos

Photographers often spend a great deal of time with hair, makeup, wardrobe, and props but very little time choosing the right background for the photos. Aris Affairs Photography believes that background can make or break the photos, and Prescott has a wide array of...

Winter wedding benefits

Are you reluctant to add yet another wedding to your friends and family's hectic summer schedule? Aris Affairs Photography, your Prescott wedding photographer, recognizes that there are great benefits that come with winter weddings. Summer is a great time for...

Using natural light for outdoor photos

Outdoor photography provides some of the most stunning settings. The right backdrop can take you to serene, exotic, or even mystical places without leaving your city. And the best part, a beautiful picture gives you a great story to tell your friends and family. With...

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...

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...

Spring Fever!

  I don't know about all of you but I have spring fever happening!  All I want to do is spend time of the patio and in the garden.  It is such a great time of year to start getting everything ready to grow.  I love it when all of the hard work pays...

FALL/CHRISTMAS SESSIONS

When it comes to the holidays, it is easy to get swept up in the hustle and bustle of the season and forget to take your family photos...again.  Do let this year be the same as the last year.  If you have your own camera you can put it up on a tripod and set...

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...

A Wedding Photographer Wakes Up!

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...

New Toy

When you purchase a new piece of equipment for your job, it's such an exciting thing! I just got a new camera this past month and man, it is a beautiful, complicated, intriguing piece of equipment!  There are settings on this new camera that helps me in...

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...

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...

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...

Tips on professional portraits for your Prescott business

Not all portrait poses should be the same. Aris Affairs Photography shares some tips on professional portraits for your Prescott business.There are some essentials that need to be considered when it comes to portraits for your business. Let’s start...

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...

Posing for your engagement photos

An engagement photo session is a sweet way to introduce the path to your wedding. Aris Affairs Photography offers tips to help soon-to-be-brides be camera-ready and perfectly comfortable for your engagement photo shoot in Prescott. Your shoulders: As you are posing...

Skip the mall, and have a photo session with Santa in November

Aris Affairs Photography suggests having your own photo session with Santa on November 10th and avoid waiting in line with the rest of the crowd at the mall! Yes, that’s right - Aris Affairs Photography, your local family photographer in Prescott, is holding...

Spend time with the people that matter

Aug 7, 2017

Do you have family coming in from out of town for your wedding day?  Are you stressed that you might not get to see them?  Here are a few things that you get do to ensure that you will get to see everyone…and actually spend time with them!

1. Plan a family game night:  If you have out of towners coming a few days early for your special day and can take a few extra days off or even half days, plan a family game night on Wednesday or Thursday before your wedding.  Order pizza, have a few laughs and spend some quality time with the family and friends who cared enough to come out and help you before your big day.  And if you have last minute decorations or party favors that need attention now’s the time to get it done!

2. Breakfast Plans Anyone:  Invite them to breakfast on Thursday or Friday.  Everyone has to eat!  Invite your family and friends over for coffee and muffins.  It will be quick and easy ( because you can do store bought ) and it will make them feel very special that you’re taking time to see them.

3. Family outing:  If you have everything mostly done and can take a day to relax, now’s the time.  Invite family on a day trip to Jerome or Sedona…or any where close by.  They are from out of town and would enjoy seeing somewhere other than the reception hall.  Everyone can pack a lunch and head out for a nice day before the big day.

4. Post Wedding Day Brunch:  If you don’t have time to see family before your big day, what about after?  Sleep in and relax with your new hubby, then meet up with your family for brunch.  If you can do this at a parents house, you can even take time to open presents with friends and family around to witness all of your new loot.  It’s a win, win!  They get to see you and you get to unwrap presents, making it easier to compact your pile and get them home!