I've had a camera in my hand since I was 10, and it didn't take long before I learned the power I have to make others feel beautiful. When you step in front of my camera, that's my wish for you as well. To feel beautiful and confident just as you are.

I'm Shelby!

i'm obsessed with the arizona desert, muted greens, and sunset glows.

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Happy 30th Megan! // Prescott Family Session

Some people dread 30, but from what I’ve seen it’s pretty fabulous! I love that this is our second 30th Birthday shoot!! There’s never a bad time to celebrate life with a photo shoot!! In the past every time we drove from the Phoenix Valley to Sedona I would see this spot in the middle […]


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Ashley + Everett // Salt River Engagement

A few weekends ago we shot Ashley + Everett’s engagements and let me just start with how much fun we had. We recently took her little sister, Brianna’s Senior Photos! Ashley had tagged along to that shoot and we had a blast. I knew as I was headed out to the river to meet Ashley […]


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The Salmon Family // Lost Dutchman State Park

We met the beautiful Salmon family out at Lost Dutchman State Park at the base of the Superstition Mountains and everything about the session just simply fell into place. The cloud coverage was perfect, the weather was crisp, and the family couldn’t have dressed any better. Seriously.. I mean look at those colors!! Heart eyes […]


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