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I'm Amber, a Harry Potter obsessed wedding and brand photographer for those who are anything but ordinary based in Phoenix, Arizona.

When I don't have a camera in my hand, you can find me hiking with my husband, snuggling pups, or planning my next Disney trip.

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I am a huge proponent of printing your photographs.  Sure, throwing them on your desktop background or lock screen on your phone is a great way to see your images daily.  But, there is something special about seeing your photographs physically printed.  And, even better, displayed in your home.  So, when Redfin reached out to me about a piece they were doing on unique ways to display your images, you know I had to jump on board!  Here is the article with tons of great ideas for printing your photos!

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Displaying Your Photographs In Your Home | Feature on Redfin

Bride and Groom walking down the aisle together as newlyweds by PMA Photography.

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Jordan and Nick were married at the Secret Garden Events Center in Phoenix, Arizona.  This venue is seriously a secret garden tucked in the middle of the city.  There is a historic home at the venue surrounded by lush green trees and bushes.  Not to mention the amazing shade tree Jordan and Nick had their ceremony under.  Or the amazing Spanish style staircase that was a perfect backdrop for portraits!

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Secret Garden Events Wedding – Phoenix, Arizona | Jordan & Nick

Bride and groom share a kiss in a field with a mountain backdrop at sunset by Flagstaff wedding photographers PMA Photography.

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Aimee and Dustin got married at the Chapel of the Holy Dove in Flagstaff, Arizona.  This tiny little chapel is up in the beautiful pines of Flagstaff, just past Snowbowl.  It is a super quaint little chapel with amazing views of the pine forests where you make reservations by posting a note on the wall of the chapel! 

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Chapel of the Holy Dove Wedding in Flagstaff, Arizona | Aimee & Dustin

Bride and Groom share a kiss during their Desert Botanical Gardens wedding by Arizona wedding photographer PMA Photography.

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Heather and Nick were another one of those 2020 couples who had to jump so many hurdles to get married.  They were supposed to get married in April of 2020 and had to postpone their wedding due to the gathering mandates that were announce just 3 weeks before their wedding.  By the fall, they were just so ready to be married.  They decided to plan a small micro wedding to officially tie the knot. 

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Desert Botanical Garden Micro Wedding in Phoenix, Arizona | Heather & Nick

Bride and Groom pose during their Superstition Mountain Cloth and Flame wedding by Arizona wedding photographer PMA Photography.

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I have been photographing weddings for well over 5 years now, and let me tell you, I LOVE second shooters!  I may be a little partial, because that is part of the story of how I started photographing weddings.  I started assisting then second shooting for other wedding photographers before photographing my own weddings!  

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Benefits of a Second Photographer for your Wedding

Couple pose with their dog for their engagement session in Scottsdale by PMA Photography

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One stereotype of Millennials I can get on board with is how much we love our pets.  They are a part of our family.  We love spending time with them and include them in our hikes, cafe dates, and trips to our parent’s houses.  So, it totally makes sense that we want to include them in our engagement photos too!  I personally love when I get to meet my couple’s pups and include them in our session.  Here are the tips I give my couples when they want to include doggo in their engagement photos.

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How to Include Your Dog in Your Engagement Photos

DIY at home lifestyle maternity session by PMA Photography.

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Of course we took a lot of baby bump photos throughout my pregnancy.  Mostly towards then end when I realized, oh crap, covid is still not going away and so we need to DIY the hell out of all the maternity photos I want!  So, during the last month or so of my pregnancy, we went swimming at the lake, set up a milk bath in our bathtub at home, and did a mini-session at 40 weeks pregnant.  Like, seriously, I went into labor a few days after we took our last photos!  So quick, that I only posted one of the images on Instagram!  So, without further ado, here is a random assortment of bump photos!

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Some More Baby Bump Photos

Adventurous couple pose during their Sedona engagement session by Arizona wedding photographer PMA Photography.

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One of the top requested locations for an engagement session is Sedona.  And it’s not hard to see why.  It is a quick drive up from the valley to get some truly unique and epic views.  The red rocks that Sedona is famous for is only available here in the Southwest.  So, if you are an outdoorsy or adventurous couple, it only makes sense to take advantage of Sedona for your engagement photos!  There are so many great locations to choose from. 

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5 Adventure Engagement Session Locations in Sedona

Bride and Groom walking together during their Superstition Mountain Cloth and Flame wedding by Arizona wedding photographer PMA Photography.

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Nothing says Arizona like a desert wedding.  People travel from all over the world to get married with our iconic desert views and amazing weather.  I mean, highs in the 70’s while so much of the country is covered in snow.  It doesn’t get much better than that.  With that amazing weather and our beautiful desert comes a high, beating sun during the day and cool nights.  Here are some tips for making the most out of your desert wedding!

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Tips for Planning A Desert Wedding in Arizona

DIY Maternity Session in Sedona, Arizona by PMA Photography.

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I was pregnant and had a baby during the pandemic.  Photographers had to stop working.  Everything was shutting down piece by piece.  And I was getting closer and closer to my due date.  So, we decided to pretty last minute to take a day trip to Sedona and DIY our own maternity pictures. 

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Our Maternity Session in Sedona, Arizona

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