Before you start reading, scroll to the bottom and press the “play” button. :)   I have lived most of my life with beautiful skin. I’m not bragging, it was nothing that I did specifically to make my skin that way, I was just born with it. I’ve never had products to recommend to others on […]

I am not my skin.

Leah Hope Photography | I am not my skin

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Leah Hope Photography | 1001 Re-pins

This post is 100% dedicated to the fact that one of MY photos has been re-pinned on Pinterest 1001 times!!! I pinned this pictures two years ago after I did this engagement session. It was only my second engagement shoot with my upgraded camera (Canon 5D Mark II) and at that time, I couldn’t be […]

1001 Re-pins!

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I’m missing Portland so much already! I didn’t realize how little lush green we have in Phoenix, until I saw how much there was in Oregon! Well, that’s a lie, I’ve absolutely noticed that this place I call home is mostly filled with brown and rocks, but I just to pretend that I love it! Haha. […]

Portland Favorites!

Leah Hope Photography | Engagement Pictures

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Leah Hope Photography | Portland Adventures!

As many of you know, I decided to spend a good portion of my summer in Portland, Oregon. You can read about my decision here. I ventured out on this journey almost 4 weeks ago with one of my best friends, Casey! Casey and I have been best friends since 7th grade and for those […]

Portland Adventures!

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This post is slightly embarrassing… or a lot embarrassing, I can’t decide what I’m feeling. Haha. But it’s also not embarrassing, because it shows growth and the process of learning, which I am proud of. When I started taking photos of people, I had no plans to own a business, I just knew I liked […]

Then and Now | Growing in Photography

Leah Hope Photography | Then and Now

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Leah Hope Photography | Before and After

This can be a bit of a vulnerable thing for photographers to do. Taking photos is obviously the biggest part of what we do… but another part is finishing them through editing. I am someone who doesn’t love to do too much extreme editing. I don’t like to make my subjects look plastic or have eye […]

Before and After | Editing

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I like country music. A lot. Speaking of country music, haha, Lady Antebellum has a song called “Compass” and I’ve been quite in love with that song recently. The chorus says, “Let your heart, sweet heart, be your compass when you’re lost, and you should follow it wherever it may go.” I’m not lost, but […]

Summer Adventures!

Leah Hope Photography | Adventures

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Leah Hope Photography | Published in Denim + Grace

Is this real life?! I am SO EXCITED that I can now call myself a PUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPHER! I have been dreaming about this ever since I started my business! It is such an absolute HONOR to have been chosen by Denim + Grace to have three of my images published in their 2014 Posebook! I […]


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My apartment burnt down 5 years ago from today. You’re probably wondering what that has to do with me becoming a photographer, and I will be telling you about that! But first, I’d like to tell you about the fire and how it changed my life! :)   I remember the day so clearly. I […]

My Apartment Burnt Down & Then I Became a Photographer.

Leah Hope Photography | Why My Apartment Burning Down Turned Into a Blessing

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Leah Hope Photography | Golden Birthday Party

Today is my 25th birthday! My GOLDEN 25th birthday. For those of you who don’t know what a golden birthday is, it’s when the day of your birth matches the amount of years old you are. I am turning 25 on the 25th, therefore it’s my golden birthday! :) People who are in my life […]

My GOLDEN birthday!

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