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Branding Photography

November 19, 2019

We are pleased to announce that we are now offering packages on Branding Photography! What is Branding Photography and why do you need it? It is an art, not a cookie-cutter headshot that helps you stand out online. With today’s short attention …

Welcome Zayn!

November 12, 2019

We are over the moon excited to share the news…please help us welcome our new Studio Mascot, Zayn! He’s a goldendoodle from a local breeder from here in Arizona and we couldn’t be more happy. Just like we’re welcoming him with new …

Nami’s Urban Ballet Photo Shoot

October 31, 2019

I have been inspired by ballet dancers for many years, despite not having had any type of dance lessons or classes in my life. However their lines, their grace, form and movement all inspire me. So after a few years longing to …

Marketing Images for Sula Aerials

September 20, 2019

We’ve long been proponents of helping fellow small business owners, so we jumped at the chance to photograph Todd Mowen, the founder and chief drone pilot for Sula Aerials. Todd needed some new marketing images for his new venture of launching his …

Self Portrait Lighting Test

August 18, 2019

I recently purchased some new lighting modifiers. What does that mean to you? It means I can be more creative in a studio setting to capture unique, impactful, and emotional imagery of you. Come into our studio, share with us your vision …

Samantha’s Fitness Photo Shoot

July 26, 2019

I met Samantha at TruFusion where both of us workout in heated and non-heated classes. I love my workouts there, and it has become a second home to me where I’ve met some of my closest friends since moving to Scottsdale 1.5 …

Holly, Graham, Sid & Ace

June 29, 2019

About 3 years ago I did a solo trip down the Oregon Coast. It was a beautiful time, hopping and skipping down the coast, stopping on a whim’s notice and taking in all the glory of the Pacific Northwest. Little did I …

Happy Father’s Day!

June 13, 2019

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there. We here at Shalimar Studios salute you, embrace the importance of your role in your children’s lives, and honor you to the utmost. This year we celebrated Father’s Day with a Father/Son portrait …

Zevar Designs Jewelry Shoot

May 29, 2019

Well, my last post was a moment of inspiration, and that led to the following jewelry shoot with more of her gorgeous jewelry sets. I had sent the last 2 self-portraits from the previous blog post to Gul, the owner of Zevar …

A Moment of Inspiration

April 13, 2019

I don’t know why, but recently on a Friday night while I was at home, I had a moment of inspiration and jumped in front of the camera. I’ve been revisiting some of my studio lighting work, and wanted to try out …