Red Rock Canyon {Nevada}

I spent a total of 12 days in December in Las Vegas, Nevada. Desperately needing the fresh air and sunshine, I bought myself an annual pass and went to Red Rock twice all by myself. Looking forward to spending many more days in 2018 there exploring and doing more photography; would love to get a couple more hiking trails under my belt too. This place is truly amazing.

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Adventure is not outside man; it is within. – George Eliot

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Schannicchio {Family}

First, it was a meeting at a Starbucks, then engagement photos, then a wedding…and THIS was their first family portrait session with their pups. Wonder what’s next? :) Love these two and this is how I know God favors me when He continually sends me such wonderful clients.

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“I knew I loved you the moment I met you.” – Lou Scannicchio

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Sanew {Family}

I love the Sanews and these guys make family portraits a high priority. On this day of their photo session, there was a slow-burn happening in the forest which happens to be part of their backyard, I worried about it for one second but then realized that it would make such an interesting background and the smoke gave it a cool vibe. We always have fun…that’s for sure!

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“Enjoy the little things in life, because one day you will look back, and realize they were the big things.”

MARIA PETERSON PHOTOGRAPHY