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Michael and Katelyn

Ohh Sedona…this place is one that I had always dreamed of going and last week that dream finally came true! We were visiting our friends Amy and Jordan in Arizona and they had planned for us to make the two hour drive to Sedona…and that’s when Katelyn suggested we take portraits! I couldn’t say yes fast enough…and I think you’ll see why! Shooting in new places is always so inspiring for me, but especially when it’s a place with beautiful scenery like this! The light and colors were almost too perfect and we all had so much fun seeing the sights and shooting at so many incredible spots…some of these places literally took my breath away!

And of course it helps when you have a really incredible and beautiful couple to photograph. I’m not sure there are words to describe how amazing, fun and giving these two are! Katelyn’s smile always lights up a room and I love that she is one of the smartest people I know, but doesn’t take life too seriously. I’m so thankful for their friendship and for the fun memories we all made together last week! It was such a blessing to spend time with friends in such a pretty place and my heart is so full. I hope you enjoy my favorites from this shoot…and if you’ve never visited Sedona, definitely add it to your bucket list! 

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  1. Katie

    March 2nd, 2015 at 2:18 pm

    I LOVE THESE SO MUCH!!!! ahhhh so gorgeous!!!

  2. Bekah

    March 2nd, 2015 at 2:25 pm

    These are so gorgeous!! What an amazing location!! :)

  3. Nikki Santerre

    March 2nd, 2015 at 2:27 pm

    These are SO beautiful, Anna! The colors are gorgeous, but the black and white ones are my favorite…so romantic! Katelyn and Michael always look so happy when they’re together, so these represent them wonderfully! xoxo!

  4. Amelia Protiva

    March 2nd, 2015 at 2:36 pm

    Oh my word!! These are just so gorgeous — Katelyn & Michael, your smiles are just contagious! <3 I am getting so excited to have AZ as a backdrop in my lens later this year!

  5. Ally Skeer

    March 2nd, 2015 at 2:44 pm

    Annamarie these are SO amazing! :) Your pictures are gorgeous, I hope you are having an amazing time at WPPI!

  6. Maggie Trice

    March 2nd, 2015 at 2:49 pm

    Gosh your portraits are just so beautiful! I can’t get enough of your romantic style!

  7. Evian

    March 2nd, 2015 at 2:56 pm

    Love, love, loveeeee. Absolutely gorgeous lady!

  8. ali

    March 2nd, 2015 at 3:05 pm

    awww sweet friends! I love this! the colors are so pretty – and I love how the rocks match her hair! :)

  9. Megan Kelsey Marcus

    March 2nd, 2015 at 3:12 pm

    Oh my goodness these are fun!! And so pretty! Props to Katelyn for doing all that adventuring in the dessert in the cutest heels ever.

  10. Karena Dixon

    March 2nd, 2015 at 3:22 pm

    I am loving her new haircut! Beautiful photos of a genuinely sweet couple!

  11. Amy Demos

    March 3rd, 2015 at 2:52 am


  12. katelyn james

    March 3rd, 2015 at 3:37 am

    ANNA THESE ARE SO SPECIAL TO ME!!!! For SO many reasons!!!!Thank you thank you thank you! I’m so excited that I finally have my very own “anna-versary” session!! :) Love you!!!

  13. Kimber Wassenberg

    March 3rd, 2015 at 12:38 pm

    These are absolutely stunning, beautiful, and perfect! The more I see your work the more I fall in love with it!

  14. Lauren Swann

    March 3rd, 2015 at 1:16 pm

    Oh my gosh… that black and white of Michael looking at Katelyn… I’m obsessed!!!! Love these, Anna!! Michael + Katelyn, y’all look amazing!!

  15. Wynona

    March 3rd, 2015 at 2:20 pm

    These are absolutely gorgeous! <3

  16. Holly

    March 5th, 2015 at 12:15 pm

    Beautiful work, Anna!!

  17. Elizabeth

    March 5th, 2015 at 6:05 pm

    These are INCREDIBLE and are going to be absolutely perfect for their home! Talk about an epic location, too! Amazing work!

  18. Demos Desert Tour 2015

    March 19th, 2015 at 2:20 pm

    […] and incredible deserts! It’s a dream! Annamarie was photographing both Amy & Jordan and Katelyn & Michael, and was so kind to let me shoot over her shoulder – who can resist when the scenery is THIS […]

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