I had the honor of photographing my sister-in-law’s senior pictures over Thanksgiving while we were visiting my husband’s family in Springfield, Illinois. We had so many fun backgrounds to work with, including an ivy wall and a bright red door. Every time I picture Angel, I still see her as the little 10-year-old that I […]

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  • Michael C Summers - Absolutely the BEST Senior pictures I’ve seen, and I don’t say that because I know the photographer! Angel, you’re stunningly beautiful and Tina captured that beauty very well.ReplyCancel

  • Martha Babbitt - What a lovely young lady! Angel, you are gorgeous & Teen Bean you did a great shoot as always……..ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl Hess Fiedler - From a baby to a beautiful young woman!ReplyCancel

  • Rachel Cochenour - Very pretty pics!ReplyCancel

  • Jenee Marie Babic - Wow my sister has grown into a beautiful young lady! …u can stop now! …ps I better get some copies of these! Love ya!ReplyCancel

  • Emily Beyst - Oh my gosh Angel Elizabeth Kraemer You are a show stopper you are soooo gorgeous! You totally live up to you name :D You’re beautiful in every way! :D These photos are so professional! I love them! Miss you girl I hope we will see one another again someday :D God willing :D Love you Angel :DReplyCancel

  • Emily Beyst - God bless you too :D <3ReplyCancel

Fall leaves. Puppy love. And a beer picnic. They got engaged in January at her best friend’s cabin in New Mexico where they went hiking to an underground cave with a huge hole in the top where a waterfall froze into a 6ft tall icicle, which beneath, Doug asked her to be his forever. Words […]

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  • Mike Summers - Wow. How you were all blessed with these engagement pictures, the fun time doing them, and the stunning beauty of the trees & the sunset. What a GREAT combination!ReplyCancel

  • Alicia - Congrats guys! Good luck with the wedding planning!ReplyCancel

  • Loren Stringer - This is sooo amazing!!!!We had a blast that day! And the fact that we had the opportunity to include our boy (Charlie) makes it that much better!!!!We loved it! not to mention the insanely amazing photos! Thank you Tina!ReplyCancel

  • Keri Billings - Love these two! These pictures make it all so real and I’m so excited for them. I can’t wait to watch them grow as a couple and as a family!!!ReplyCancel

  • Eric Croy - I’m excited for you too! Don’t forget about us once you’re finally married!! Haha, relationships are 50/50 it should never be one sided that’s the key to happiness!ReplyCancel

  • Weston Akins - I am truly both happy motivated by Doug and Loren’s hard work and love for eachother. I can honeslty say they are meant to be together and only bring out the strength and joy in one another. Love you both.ReplyCancel

  • Gaby Fleming - Love you guys, can’t wait to be a part of your special day!! These photos are amazing :DReplyCancel

  • Becca Akins - These pictures are beautiful!! I am so jealous of how good they came out lol. Doug and Loren are the best and I am glad these engagement pictures captured their happiness and love for each other. <3ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Maloney - These pictures look amaze balls. :)ReplyCancel

  • Sarah Mason - Amazing! love the pics!ReplyCancel

  • Amber - Gorgeous pics and couple! Congrats and best wishes to you both!ReplyCancel

Soft pastels. A secret garden theme. And the funniest groomsmen yet! It turned out to be a perfect fall day for this laid back wedding. We were blessed with the most yummy golden light during the couple’s portraits and I love how it made Meg’s red hair even more striking! After their Catholic wedding ceremony […]

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  • Michael C Summers - Wonderful wedding venue, beautiful couple and the pictures/lighting were stunning!ReplyCancel

  • Marisa - great photos!ReplyCancel

  • The mysterious stranger - This is quite the set of wedding photos. I’m glad to have attended this. Or did I?ReplyCancel

  • Brittney Beck - These are SOOO great! Stevie and I may be stealing some ideas. ;)ReplyCancel

  • Stevie Kupiszewski - What a great time! Love ya guysReplyCancel

  • Jamie Carpenter Kron - Stunning pictures!ReplyCancel

  • Sylvia Cardenas Paton - Beautiful!ReplyCancel

Infinite shades of purple. Tears as his bride walks down the aisle. A joyous celebration of true love. Can’t get much better than this! These two met when they were in middle school and I love their advice, “People ask us all the time how we have managed to stay together for “so long” and […]

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  • Michael C Summers - Love the purple theme. A Beautiful couple, wedding and pictures!ReplyCancel

  • lori vrbanac - Still love the work you did nearly two years ago for Elizabeth and Corey DIPMAN..This is Elizabeth’s Mom…THANKS AGAIN!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Brooke - Captured the day perfectly!! Lexi-you’re stunning!!! XoReplyCancel

  • Wendy Gauthier - Gorgeous picsReplyCancel

  • Louicee Ivan Sarol - As usual i love all the pictures you take. They capture the great memories that the couple will always remember and treasure lifetime
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  • Sylvia Quijada - Amazing album!! So much love!!ReplyCancel

  • Adriana Kochis - Lexi is the most beautiful bride ive ever known inside and out. Stefan you are one lucky man and you know it! =) much love to u both! ReplyCancel

  • Nichole Celeste Capranica - These pictures are gorgeous!!!ReplyCancel

  • Carol Catalan - Beautiful pictures along with a beautiful wedding. Love you both and many happy years ahead. God bleas you bothReplyCancel

  • Kayla Levine - Love the photos! Gorgeous bride and they look so happy! Beautiful wedding. Great job Tina!ReplyCancel

  • Cindy Baird Monroy - Look at my supermodel nieces! It was truly one of the most beautiful weddings I’ve been to. These photos capture it so well. Love you so much, Lexi & Stefan!ReplyCancel

  • Erin Evangeline - These are STUNNING!!! Wow, every single photo is beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • Rhoda Moskowitz Miramontes - Beautiful photos of gorgeous couple and lovely event!ReplyCancel

I knew when Sara contacted me saying she wanted fun, candid, lifestyle photography of her family this fall in Tucson, Arizona that we would be the perfect match! They moved to Tucson from the South about a year ago and really wanted to show off the beautiful scenery that Tucson has to offer, especially the […]

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  • Michael C Summers - Amazing pictures of SJ & his Family!!! I really like them all, but the pic of SJ coming toward the camera with his parents in the background and that Lovely sunset were my favorites along with other candid shots. Great photos!ReplyCancel

  • Mike Summers - Amazing pictures of SJ & his Family!!! I really like them all, but the pic of SJ coming toward the camera with his parents in the background and that Lovely sunset were my favorites along with other candid shots. Great photos!ReplyCancel

  • Debbie Daub - Beautiful photos!!!ReplyCancel

  • Jane Barber - Great photos!ReplyCancel

Converse shoes. Fun bridal party. Lots of tears. Getting married beneath an airplane. What could be better?! I loved their unique wedding idea of getting married at the Pima Air and Space Museum, especially because they both have family members who have served in the U.S. military. After shooting their engagement pictures in downtown Tucson […]

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  • Michael C Summers - Wow. Ever since I heard they were getting married in the Air Museum, I have been looking forward to seeing the pictures! Tina, you did a Fantastic job! You also correctly pointed out how in just a few short steps they went from overjoyed looks of happiness to overcome with joyous emotions and all captured so well in the pictures. Great setting for all!ReplyCancel

  • Erin Evangeline - Wow, these are great!!! What a location, and such a beautiful and expressive bride! I had to comment after the bridal party photos outside, they were perfection!!!ReplyCancel

  • Kevin Keith - Nice work! Cool location too.ReplyCancel

Natalie is one of the first people I knew in Tucson, our friendship dates back to when she moved up to Kansas City for a year or so. I was ecstatic when I found out we would be living in Tucson together after we moved here last year. Natalie and her husband, Travis, live on […]

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  • Mike Summers - Very nicely done! Great pics capturing those special moments. I REALLY like the pic (and comment) of hiding the kiss!ReplyCancel

  • Mike Summers - Very nicely done! Great pics capturing those special moments. I REALLY like the pic (and comment) of hiding the kiss!ReplyCancel

Ever since I left Kansas City a year ago to start our new lives in Tucson, Arizona, I have been missing a very crucial part of what made my passion for photography and friendships thrive in the Midwest. Back home we had so many different photography groups, where we had a space to meet others […]

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  • Kevin - Very cool! That looks a lot like your living room at your old house in Kansas :)ReplyCancel

  • Mike Summers - Aww. What a very Cool thing to be able to do together! And the food looks both healthy & yummy too!ReplyCancel

Tips for brides, advice for photographers, photography gear reviews, local wedding vendor spotlights, back-to-school specials for portrait sessions, personal posts about my life, and a brand new category for all those who know I love to cook… favorite recipes! ALL coming to the blog very soon!! What specific topics WOULD YOU like to see on […]

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Kate & Victor met at an internal medicine luncheon on the 1st day of residency at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI, June 25, 2009 at ~12:25 pm. By 12:55 pm, Victor knew he wanted to marry her after just their first encounter. Victor knew how much Kate loved Tigers, so Victor took her to […]

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  • Mike Summers - What a wonderful story of love you told Tina. And the ‘character’ are perfect for each other. The pictures really do bring the story to life and it is amazing. Congratulations to Everyone, but especially the Bride & Groom!ReplyCancel

  • Reena - You captured their special day perfectly!!ReplyCancel

  • Tina Marie Kraemer - It was such a blast meeting everyone at Kate and Victor’s wedding this weekend!ReplyCancel

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