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My Arizona Newborn Session with Miss Kinley

A few months ago, I had an opportunity to do an exciting maternity photography session with a soon-to-be momma of 4. It was so much fun as her unique session turned out to be pretty amazing! Darci ended up coming back with her new arrival, Miss Kinley, for this newborn photography session.

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Photographing a Fresh 48 Session in West Phoenix

I found a new passion while photographing a fresh 48 session in Surprise AZ! In this blog post, I wanted to highlight the experience and how it touched my heart throughout. Although I already had a love for capturing children during their earliest stages, photographing a mother as she’s holding her baby for the first time is genuinely priceless. Follow me for more insight on these special moments and how freeze frames help them last forever.

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Junior Portraits with the McCarty Sons in West Phoenix

Five days before Christmas and all through Surprise, the McCarty’s were looking, to capture their son’s smiles. I came to their rescue without moments to spare. And now have cute pictures, I feel honored to share! Enjoy my recent junior portraits session!

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A Winter Family Photo Session in Surprise, AZ

After an enjoyable winter family photo session with the Martins in Surprise, Arizona, I wanted to highlight some of my favorite shots while telling you a little bit about their story. Bailey has been an amazing inspiration to two of my daughters and the simple fact she is enjoying life is enough for me to capture. Here’s a sneak peak at their recent shoot.

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Christmas Photo Tips for Baby | Danielle Jacqueline Photography

The holiday season arrives at the same time every year – but still tends to sneak up on us. As we scramble around trying to make the most out of the holidays, it’s important that we don’t forget about those that are closest to us. That’s why I decided to highlight some ideas to capture baby during the 2016 Christmas season!

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Capturing Fall Family Photos in Surprise, Arizona

Does the fall season make you think of gold, yellow, orange, and red colors? Associating color variations with an event or season is subconsciously common for most of us. Although a majority of these colors aren’t naturally prevalent in Surprise, Arizona we have a way for you to capture idealistic fall family photos in Surprise, AZ!

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Baby’s First Birthday Pictures with Riley

A baby’s very first birthday is easily one of the most treasured occasions by parents across the world. (Unless you’re like me, and every birthday calls for a grand celebration) There’s something extra special about your child’s first birthday and plenty of moments to shed a ear over.

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Phoenix New Arrival Photo Session | Liam

Adorable baby Liam was just ten days old when I went to visit him. It’s always a treat when I get invited into a clients home for a new arrival photo session. From the moment I stepped inside, I could see and feel the love and joy Liam has brought to his family. We invited everyone to join in on the fun!

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Imagery on How to Make a Pizza at Home in Surprise, AZ

You’re back from Summer vacation and running out of family entertainment as the Arizona heat continues to rise. In my house, it’s never too hot in the kitchen as we have a great time working together to prepare meals. When it comes to pizza, we don’t mess around..

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Phoenix Realtor Head Shots in Surprise, Arizona.

Join Danielle and an array of array of real estate professionals this week as we capture the portfolio portraits for some of Phoenix, Arizona’s top realtors. Sign up for only $25 and network for a few hours in Surprise, Arizona – one of the valley’s fastest growing residential communities.

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Lifestyle Photography

Whether you’re reading your toddler a bedtime story, or preparing dinner while everyone awaits – photographing a family in the moment reminds us what families are all about. Removing the script from a photography session enables people to be themselves.

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Thanksgiving Travel Tips for the November Holiday

Thanksgiving Travel Tips for the November Holiday are essential when leaving Phoenix to go on vacation. Families travel to their extended families for the holidays and budgeting accordingly can enable you to have a lot more fun. Here are some tips for the long trip ahead.

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Autumn Family Pictures Special 2015

Why not take advantage of the season and festivities to take your fall family pictures. While your family is gathered near hire a professional photographer to take your fall family pictures. Danielle Jacqueline Photography is offering a portrait special of the season.

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10 Halloween Photography Ideas With a Pumpkin

Halloween is one of the most fun-filled holidays in the United States. Minus the large amounts of candy that we consume, it’s a holiday that allows us to spend time together as a family. Here are some creative ways to capture your children in their costumes.

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Commercial Photography for Your Printing Company in Phoenix

Occasionally, Danielle will offer a photographer’s profile on a local Surprise, Arizona small business. Here, she discusses the purpose of their service and how they give back to the community. The latest commercial profile surrounded AZCA Printing company located off of Bell and Grand Ave. Sean, the owner, gave us some insight on their recent success.

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Small Business Profile In Surprise AZ

The latest local small business profile by Danielle Jacqueline Photography. KD Cycles, LLC is a local motorcycle shop that specializes in custom bikes. Adam Scofield is the owner and technician of KD CYCLES, one of the many small businesses in Surprise AZ. Adam is originally from Toledo, Ohio. “We like to make customers feel at home and part of the family.”

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Danielle’s Back To School Pictures in Surprise, AZ

Back-to-school pictures are a great way to capture your child’s personality and new-look before they end the summer. Danielle is currently offering a $35 special for parents looking to find a photographer. Feel free to follow my blog for more information on upcoming offers and promotions. We encourage you to ask us to beat any quote you’ve received.

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Inspirational Family Photo Ideas with Danielle

Taking pictures is about having fun and being who you are. You are the star of your photo shoot and you should feel comfortable doing what makes you happy. Family photography is no different and it’s a good idea to have a plan when heading into your upcoming photo session.

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4th of July Desserts in Phoenix

Although I try to leave room for dessert, I need to try to do a better job taming my wild sweet tooth. 4th of July desserts are just as important as the numerous meals you digest throughout the day. Let’s put together one of America’s finest dessert tray items.. Peach Cobbler!

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4th of July BBQ Ideas in Phoenix

What can I say?! As Americans we LOVE to eat. This is where 4th of July BBQ ideas come in handy. I’m not one to shy away from food, especially when it comes to Barbecued ribs.. With all due respect to the Vegan Culture, it would be very difficult for me to go without BBQ food in general.

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4th of July Appetizers

During this second blog feature for 4th of July recipes, I wanted to highlight an appetizer that most of us would enjoy. When discussing BBQ options, you can never go wrong with chicken wings. Make it your own by using your own sauces and/or ingredients.

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Fourth of July Salsa Recipe:

I present to you my Fourth of July salsa recipe. Using tomatoes, peppers, & lime! Discover a new way to enjoy yourselves during this great American holiday. Independence day is known for weekends at the lake or campground with barbecue items that make your mouth drool!

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Enhancing Creative Portrait Photography in West Phoenix.

Developing a creative portrait is normally on the minds of most photographers. Having the ability to capture the perfect backdrop in correlation with a jaw dropping smile gives us that rewarding feeling we all desire. In this specific article, we talk a little bit about my planning approach towards creative portrait photography.

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One of My Favorite Fathers Day Gift Ideas For Dad

When it comes to Father’s Day, we tend to go all out. After searching for the best type of gift, we came across this cute approach that we had to share. Challenge yourself to step outside of the box and invest in something creative for Father’s Day in Arizona this year..

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Photographing at White Tank Mountain Trails in Surprise, Arizona

Photography doesn’t always have to be done by a professional in order to make it worthy.  In fact, I truly believe that the unplanned, unedited, uninstructed, and most candid shots are the most valuable and memorable types of photos.  Professional photography typically surrounds capturing memories on a day filled with preparation.

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DIY Baby Picture Ideas for the Terrible Two’s

The terrible two’s only come around once in a lifetime – for each of us. But, when we become parents, we’re blessed with the ability to ensure our children enjoy theirs! One of my favorite things about birthdays is planning themes. In this scenario, we focus on the magical age of two as our children enter the terrible age of independence.. 🙂

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Family Fun Things to do in Phoenix on Memorial Day

As we prepare our barbecue grills and coolers for another Memorial Day in Phoenix, let us not forget those risking their lives for our freedom every day. Sometimes, when I begin stressing about managing my photography business and a family of 5, I remember appreciate the security and freedoms they provide us on a daily basis.

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Picture Your Wedding at Camelback Inn Scottsdale, Az

Once again, I’ve come across another local location that’s worth visiting. If you happen to be looking for an all-in-one destination wedding including pre-wedding festivities, the ceremony, and your personalized wedding reception – this is definitely the place for you and your wedding party!

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Arizona Spring and Summer Portraits

As the summer approaches, most Arizonans aren't pondering outdoor photography. If they didn't get their family portraits taken during the Easter weekend, then they're most likely waiting until the fall to follow through with this group event. High school seniors may...

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Find These Hidden Objects in the Sandbox

If you're looking for something to do to pass the time, you've come to the right place. My family and I had a blast hiding these hidden objects in my son's sandbox! Finding time to spend with your children while being able to stay productive is a common them in our...

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Easter Photography Ideas with Danielle

Family photography is a big part of my life and one of the most rewarding aspects of my job. Capturing unique moments of happiness created by those that care for each other generally generates the most amazing images. Possessing the ability to look into a portrait and...

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Senior Picture Ideas For Guys

Boys will be boys right? Who needs to have a theme or direction when managing a senior picture photoshoot for a boy right? Wrong. There are plenty of cool senior picture ideas for guys that they can incorporate into their graduation memorabilia. Of course, there are...

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Arizona Senior Portraits, Class of 2015

It's that time of year again! The birds are chirping, March madness is in the air, and graduation is right around the corner! Don't miss out on this amazing deal on senior portraits in Phoenix, Arizona for the class of 2015! Change as many times as you want and share...

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Improve Your Brand with Business Professional Photography

When it comes to your Phoenix, Arizona small business or company, it’s important that your product or service presentation attracts and converts viewers. In this era, competition is fierce, especially in the photography industry. Family owned businesses typical...

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More about Photography in Surprise Arizona

Since moving to Phoenix in 2012, I have enjoyed exploring the city and it's surrounding areas.  In my opinion, every side of town have it's own unique culture and landscape.  Laveen boasts a rural setting while Tempe and Mesa always seem busy.  Avondale possesses the...

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The Importance of Family Photography

When comparing the worth of capturing moments, family photography tends to mean the most Being apart of family moments, to me, is the most rewarding. Capturing smiles, styles, and everything worthwhile means something here at Danielle Jacqueline Photography. Gathering...

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DIY Holiday Photos at Home-Part Two | The Editing Process

Continuing from part one of our DIY Holiday Photos at Home series, we have already set up our indoor home photography studio, and have taken hopefully several pictures to choose from.  In part 2, I have some quick tips and tricks to help edit your photos and turn an...

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DIY Holiday Photos at Home Part One

DIY holiday photos may have been hard for you to accomplish in 2014. It would be nice to not stress over a professional holiday photo shoot with the excitement and busy schedules of the holiday season lingering. Some of us just don't have the time to get everyone...

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My Top Phoenix Photography Destinations and Locations

The endless settings in Arizona create some of the top Phoenix photography destinations for you and I to enjoy.. As I begin building my website, I wanted to jumpstart my blog with some cool photo ideas that begin with some of the top Phoenix photography locations and...

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