Leeann | Maternity

I met Leeann a few years ago and I specifically remember one of my friends telling me they once saw her out and about somewhere and thought to themselves, “that looks like a real life Disney princess” and it’s true! She is such a classic beauty! And when she showed me the gold dress she was planning to rent from Rent The Runway, I was even more excited for this photo shoot! We didn’t get any sun during the session, but that did not stop her from absolutely glowing!! And when I was sure there was no way I would love more photos in a different outfit as much as the first set, she proved me wrong and looked like a dream in a simple, white dress! I love these photos and I love Leeann!

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Kate and Will | Maternity

It’s photo shoots like this that make me fall in love with the desert! I haven’t always been a fan of it, but the more photography I do, the more I love it!! There is just something so special about the light in the desert! I had such an amazing time with these two! Not only are they are stunning couple, but they are two of kindest people as well!! During this shoot, we found out there is such a thing as deer in the desert! I’ve lived here my whole life and I never knew that! We saw almost 10 of them prancing around, and we tried so hard to get photos with them but they were just too fast for us. At least now we know that desert deer are a thing! ;)

Leah Hope Photography | Scottsdale Phoenix Arizona Desert Saguaro Cactus Maternity Bump Pregnancy Couple Pictures

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Charity and Michael | Maternity

I’ve done a couple shoots with Charity before and she is just so full of light! I’ve loved getting to know her over the past couple years since the first shoot we did. So, when she needed maternity photos and asked me to take them, I was so honored and excited!! And this was my first time meeting her husband, Michael, who is just as kind and generous as she is! I’m so excited for them and this new adventure they’re going on! Charity is absolutely glowing! And I’m so happy she let me try something fun, which you’ll see at the end of this post! ;)

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Wahbah | Family

Oh my goodness, this family was SO much fun!! The whole time they had smiles on their faces, even when the camera wasn’t pointed at them! They were making jokes with each other, being playful and had the absolute best attitudes! Usually I do what I can to get a few photos of people laughing, but I didn’t even have to try this time because they were cracking each other up all on their own! I love families that are so kind to one another and love to make each other laugh! It doesn’t only make my job easier, it fills me with so much joy! :)

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Janelle | Portraits

This photo shoot was quite the adventure! We started in a cactus garden on a quiet street and it didn’t take long before it wasn’t quiet at all anymore. Helicopters started circling, we heard sirens and then the street we were on became the detour road. We didn’t know what was going on, but we made the most of it anyway! And Janelle is clearly a professional so we still got so many photos that I LOVE! Especially ones in that 70’s inspired outfit! And then we went into the desert to grab a few more where it got so much colder (Phoenix kind of cold… haha) but you can’t even tell how freezing she was in the photos! ;) Janelle is one of my favorite people to photograph and every shoot quickly becomes my new favorite with her! :)

Leah Hope Photography | Scottsdale Phoenix Desert Cactus Garden Fashion Modeling Portraits

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Bruch | Family

I had the chance to take maternity photos of Ally while Teddy was still in her belly at this same location! So it was so much fun, to not only meet that adorable baby boy, but to photograph their growing family in this same spot! This family is so sweet, talented and beautiful!! And Isla is such a little model and loves taking photos, which is a quality I love in children! ;) Ally is  has been creating my new logo, she is incredibly talented, and I’m so excited to share it with everyone soon!! :)

Leah Hope Photography | Scottsdale Phoenix Arizona Desert Family Pictures

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Schuff | Family

I just met a few members of this family last month when I took graduation photos for Evan and also photographed one of these individual families at their home! I don’t think I’ve ever done 3 shoots for one family within a month, but I loved it and I’d happily do it again! This big group decided they wanted some photos when they all came together to celebrate Christmas! I don’t often photograph groups this large, but it was so fun! They are such a kind bunch and this home, giving me Tuscany vibes, is so beautiful!

Leah Hope Photography | Scottsdale Phoenix Peoria Arizona Home Front Yard Back Yard Italian Inspired Family Reunion Pictures

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