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...

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...

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...

How your engagement announcement can express your flair

Engagement photos have become increasingly popular in recent years. Aris Affairs Photography can provide you with the opportunity to make a big splash with your engagement announcement! Engagement announcement photos give a couple the chance to announce their proposal...

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...

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...

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...

You should have a shot list for your photo session

A photographer may be able to make a photo session seem like a carefree exercise, but there is a lot of work that goes into planning that experience. The best way to make sure you get everything you want from a photo session is to have a shot list and share...

How to choose a photographer for your wedding

Maybe you have been planning your wedding since you were little, or maybe you started last week. No matter how long it has been, you know there are hundreds of details to consider both big and small. It may not feel like it now, but one of the most significant...

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...

Some great summer color themes for your Summer Wedding!

Wedding photos are a specialty of Aris Affairs Photography. And there’s no season more perfect for a wedding than summer. But with so many things to plan for your Prescott wedding, sometimes it’s hard to get started. We’d like to recommend that you...

Tips on photographing newborns with their siblings

Photographing your newborn baby with their brand new big brother(s) or sister(s) for a photoshoot may come with a few challenges. Aris Affairs Photography offers some tips that can really help make your Prescott photo shoot enjoyable for everyone. A key factor in...

Goldwater Love

The most recent wedding we did was at Goldwater Lake, which is located up Senator Highway in Prescott, AZ. It was a small, intimate wedding that was shared by close friends and family of the bride and groom. The bride was dressed in a deep purple color...

Why photographs matter

When you ask people what possessions they would rescue from their burning house, one of the most frequent answers is photograph albums or their digital images. Prescott local family photographer, Aris Affairs Photography, shares why photographs matter. Here are some...

Photos of the bride getting ready

Capturing the images of a bride before she makes her way to her groom can be among the most intimate moments of the day. Prescott professional wedding photographer, Aris Affairs Photography, loves having that special bonding time with the bride, her bridesmaids, and...

The Engagement Session

What do most people think about when they get engaged?  Well, after the tears and excitement, they think about how to share the news.  Most likely you are going to tell the people that you are closest to first.  Then you will call friends and family,...

Ready Or Not

  Ready or not, the crazy time of year has begun!  School has started and soon the holidays will be upon us.  If you are always saying, "I want to hire a Photographer to take some pictures this year" and never get around to it...do it now!  Pick up...

Ideas for a non-traditional wedding

Are you after a wedding that is totally non-traditional, not “by the book” at all? Aris Affairs Photography offers these Ideas for your unique wedding in Prescott.   The old, traditional wedding rules have been thrown out the window, right? You can...

Family Portraits as Special Gifts For Mother’s Day

As a photographer, and a mother, it’s a special privilege for me to help you find that special gift for Mom or Grandma. Maybe this year the perfect gift would be a family portrait in Prescott that will bring joy and fond memories for years to come. Here are a...

Black and white vs. color photography for your photo shoot

Black and white vs. color photography. Your choice will either enhance or hinder the impact of your image on your viewer. Aris Affairs Photography gives you reasons for each and describes which one to use and when for your Prescott photo shoot. Making a careful...

Why photographs matter

May 15, 2019

Aris Affairs Photography, family photographer in Prescott, can create stunning family photos that will be a legacy for the next generation.Have you ever stumbled onto an old photograph to find that it triggered memories and details long forgotten? Do photographs of your newborns rekindle those days for you despite the decades that have passed? Prescott family photographer, Aris Affairs Photography, illuminates some of the reasons that photographs matter so much to us.

Our photographs define us
“Our photographs” is one of the most common answers when people are asked what would they rescue from their burning home, if they had time and everyone, both human and animal, were safe. Notice that pictures are more likely to be grabbed before other valuables like jewelry. It seems pictures have a great hold on us. When we are faced with losing everything, it is our pictures, our history, our precious memories that we strive to protect and preserve. Birthdays, holidays, family, new homes, marriages and babies are recorded because they matter; because they’re important. They define us. They provide a timeline, the story of our lives.

Photographs are a part of the legacy we leave
It probably doesn’t occur to most that as a picture is taken, it will probably outlast everyone – from the one who took it to whoever is being photographed. A generation or two may pass as someone is shuffling through some old papers when they stumble across a stack of photographs. They find the never-before seen image of their once-young grandparents or mom and dad. There they may discover a photo of the house where they were born or someone’s first car. Photographs which may have little importance or significance at the time they’re taken can be a priceless treasure years later as they reveal someone’s legacy.

Photographs allow us to communicate
How many pictures do you upload to Snapchat, Instagram or Facebook? They communicate our interests, our loves, our priorities. They communicate what we think is beautiful and interesting. They communicate our creative genius. They are more than a record. They communicate our life.

Photographs tell our story, leave a legacy and communicate our best self to others. Prescott family photographer, Aris Affairs Photography, can help you accomplish all three. If you have an important event coming up, a special day or just want a record of your beautiful life today, call us at 928-642-4049.