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    Hello! I am so glad that you're here. Welcome to my blog. My little corner of the world where I share my work and my life.
    I believe in love. I believe in being present for your life. I believe in romance and love that lasts a lifetime. I believe that Starbucks should offer Toasted Graham Lattes all year. I believe my daughter is amazing. I believe in Tuesday night date nights with my dad. I believe there isn't much that prayer, a good workout or a cheeseburger can't fix. I believe that dresses and skirts with pockets are the best ever. I believe in being friends with my brides. I believe all dogs go to Heaven. I believe in having Thanksgiving dinner more than once a year. I believe in jumping up and down when I love an image I see on the back of my camera.
    I believe that every couple has a love story. ...I can't believe I am lucky enough to tell them.

Jenifer + Jason: Reflections at the Buttes Wedding

Jenifer and Jason met as teachers.  Miss Henson and Mr. Campos.  She taught 3rd grade and he taught PE.  After several attempts to catch her eye, he finally convinced Jen to go out with him.  They spent their first date at Winterhaven.  Soon after, they began travelling together.  Vegas, California, Montana.  They played soccer together, went hiking together and soon fell in love together.  Four years after their first date, they returned to Winterhaven together where Jason popped the question that would eventually turn Miss Henson into Mrs. Campos.

Jenifer and Jason celebrated their beautiful wedding at Reflections at the Buttes in Oro Valley and I am so excited to share it with you!!
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Jen had so many personal touches that she included on the wedding day.  She presented all of the ladies with photo cards and personalized messages.

 

Wildcats for life!  Even as they declared their love for one another, Jen promised to cheer on all of Jason’s team, including the University of Arizona.

Jen and Jason, thank you for sharing your love story with me!  I wish you all the best!

XO

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Vendor List

Flowers – Occasions by Kimberly Neal

Cake – Village Bakehouse

Videographer – Westend Studio

Photo Booth – Bumblebee Photo Booth

Cocktail Hour – On The Border

Dress – J Bridal

Hair and Make-up – BL!NK Beauty

 

If you liked this, you might also like:

Kyla + Tyler’s Reflections at the Buttes Wedding

 

Aly: Boudoir

YOU GUYS!  I never get to share boudoir sessions, so I was thrilled to find a couple ladies who were willing to let me share their images!!  I am so excited to be able to show off these.  Boudoir sessions for me are a mix of sexual, sensual, intimate and beautiful.  I love them and I love when women feel beautiful.  Enjoy!

Meet Aly.


 

 

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Aly, thank you for hanging out with me and giving the opportunity to show what boudoir sessions look like.  You are beautiful and I absolutely loved working with you!

XO

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Hair and Make up:  I Do Hair & Makeup Artistry

For more information regarding studio rentals, please contact Info@IDoHairandMakeupArtistry.com

 

**If you enjoyed these and would like to join in the fun, I will be hosting a boudoir marathon in January!  Please email me at Shay@AnitaShayPhotography.com for details!

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Laura + Justin: El Conquistador Wedding

I am so excited to share Laura and Justin’s beautiful winter wedding.  They tied the knot at El Conquistador in Oro Valley.  Laura and Justin’s wedding had so many personal touches.  I love details and I especially love when they have a special meaning.  Handwritten vows, personalized flasks, handkerchiefs with words of love…they all make my heart melt, but Laura’s incorporation of her grandfather’s picture on her bouquet was my absolute favorite.  My favorite image from their day is of her grandmother holding the bouquet.  Her beautiful hands wrapped around the colorful flowers that adorned the image of her late husband will always be a reminder to Justin and Laura that true love never ends.

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Justin and Laura, thank you so much for sharing your wedding day with me.  Thank you for allowing me to share in your joy and feel like I was a part of your family.

XO

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Kyla + Tyler: Reflections at the Buttes wedding

Their story is not unlike others.  They met in college, fell in love, and now they’re married.  If you just hear the story, it sounds like so many others…BUT when you see them, when you meet Tyler and Kyla, when you see how he looks at her and you see how she blushes, you can tell that they are so madly in love that no matter how they met, no matter how they fell in love, their love story will span a lifetime.

Tyler and Kyla tied the knot at the beautiful Reflections at the Buttes in Oro Valley, AZ.  Debi and her staff at Reflections always do an amazing job.  Tyler and Kyla’s elegant, Southern vintage style was embedded in all of their details and the entire day was flawless.  Enjoy!

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I have to extend a special thanks to my amazing second shooter, Haylea Rossi!  She’s amazing and I loved working with her!

VENDORS:

Photographer:  Anita Shay Photography // Second shooter:  Haylea Rossi // Venue: Reflections at the Buttes //Cake:  Village Bakehouse // Flowers:  Kimberly Neal// Bride’s dress: Lunss// Groom’s attire:  Men’s Warehouse

 

If you enjoyed this, you might also like Tyler + Kyla’s engagement session!

 

December 8, 2015 - 4:30 am

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Weekend Recap

Happy Monday friends!  Here’s a little Monday inspiration for you.

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This weekend was so much fun!  Here is a full recap, including the details of my Sunday Funday.

Friday

Friday was awesome!  Kyla and Tyler got married and it was BEAUTIFUL.  Luckily the rain held off for a while and we were able to grab some pretty, pretty pictures.  More of their wedding will be hitting the blog this week!

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Saturday

Halloween!

We spent the earlier part of the day at the pumpkin patch!  Ava ziplined, jumped on an air pillow, rode the train, shot apples out of a cannon and cheered on the orange pig at the pig races.  We had such s good time together!

Last week Ava decided to be a witch for Halloween and we had a little bit of fun with her makeup!  She was a super polite trick or treater and even wished our neighbors a Happy Halloween!  Proud mama!  Oh and I got to wear my favorite skull tights.

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Sunday (Funday)

On Sunday we woke up early and went fishing.  I caught a little blue gill…and when I say caught I mean I hooked it in the eye.  Don’t worry, I apologized and threw it back in.  My dad caught a HUGE catfish!  It was so fun to watch him reel it in, especially not knowing what it was or if it would snap his line.  Not so much fun watching it get filleted later that day.

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I finally saw Pitch Perfect 2.  How can I be Anna Kendrick’s best friend in real life?

And now, for my favorite part of Sunday…

I am literally terrible at surprises.  I get too excited and I almost always spoil them somehow.  About a month ago I bought my dad and I tickets to go see Phantom of the Opera tonight.  You guys!!  I kept it a surprise until yesterday!!  He was very excited and we had an amazing daddy-daughter date night!  I also let him know that he can look forward to me singing in an operatic voice every time I talk to him this week.

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Last, but definitely not least, I watched the Royals win the World Series.  In 12 innings.  Way past my bedtime.  And then I sang the Lorde song.

So here is my question for the POTO fans…Team Phantom or Team Raoul?