Danielle was born & raised in Sedona Arizona. She received her BFA in Photography from Arizona State University, where her interest began in portrait photography and capturing the subtle nuances between loved ones.
She has established herself as a seasoned wedding, engagement, portrait and lifestyle photographer. She is based in Sedona, Arizona and available for worldwide travel.
Danielle focuses on helping her clients feel special and loved, while bringing out their inner beauty through her artform. She includes her clients in the creative process by listening to their individual story and visions for their photoshoot. She is open and genuine with her clients on all levels, and is a true professional.
She is deeply attuned to nature and loves to incorporate all its beauty in her photography hence her love to photograph amongst trees, in the mountains, by the ocean side, in fields of flowers and in desert backdrops.
She has mastered her artform and is able to produce different styles of photography to realize her client’s vision.
Danielle is the heart and soul of her business but does more than just take photos. She is the main point of contact for all her clients over phone, e-mails and coffee. She edits all the photos and shares them on platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Blogs and of course her home website.
It was love at first sight followed by lots of second shooting for weddings and family photo shoots! Kaleo is Danielle's husband, main second shooter, main associate photographer and business partner. Kaleo plays a lot of roles but his main two roles are to take beautiful images and be the computer nerd or "IT" guy whenever Danielle runs into computer issues.
When playing the role of second shooter Kaleo is there to take your photo when you are not looking and make you smile and laugh at the perfect moment while Danielle is taking it! He usually has a zoom lens on his camera to capture spontaneous moments and get that pretty boca blur in the background. He is also a talented jokester and has a thing for getting even the frowny face none smilers laughing.
Kaleo has been working so closely with Danielle that he has learned all her tips and tricks and easily falls into the role of main shooter when needed.
Native to New York, Kaleo's first spark for photography actually started in Alaska. He moved there to be with his best friend and help assist with taking and selling arial photography. His three favorite parts of the job was of course being in an airplane, seeing beautiful scenic landscapes with his friend and learning about photography. When his time was up in Alaska he decided to study at Embry-Riddle in Arizona to be a pilot. After realizing he didn't want to pursue a pilots lifestyle, Kaleo turned hi degree into a business aviation degree. He started his first corporate job at an aviation insurance company in Scottsdale Arizona and soon after met Danielle.
When they met, Danielle was attending ASU and besides falling in love over rock climbing dates, Kaleo immediately became Danielle's right hand man for photography. From helping carry & set up Large Format Cameras, to modeling while Danielle tried out each style of photography, to learning to take photos of Danielle and researching the newest equipment and eventually building up his own portfolio and gear.
OUR CORE VALUES ARE:
FAMILY/SOULMATE - We believe that family and loved ones are the most important part of our lives
LOVE - Love is something you find inside and out - it makes you feel adored, cherished and empowered to live your life to the fullest.
CREATIVE - We promise to make each photoshoot creative and fun.
INTERACTIVE - We encourage you to be a part of the process by listening to your vision and ideas. We will give you guidance to interact with one another in a genuine way.
AUTHENTIC - We promise to help tell your story in an authentic way that captures your unique relationships and visions.
Yes, maybe it's a little unnecessary to introduce our little blue heeler mini Australian Shepard dog, but that's the kind of animal lovers we are. Although Liberty won't be there on your wedding day she will be right there at Danielle's feet to help Danielle edit your wedding photos and remind her to take breaks from the computer. Danielle and Kaleo love love love animals and welcomes them on any of our photoshoots!