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amanda cromer

Phoenix Wedding Photographer

Cromer Family Pictures, Husband and Wife Picture, Desert Family Session, Navy, Burgundy, Kids Christmas

Merry Christmas From Our Family to Yours! Christmas in the desert is always a bit different than I remember it as a kid.   Growing up in the midwest we usually always had a white Christmas.  So it’s taken me some time to get used to the “nakedness” the desert wears during this time of […]

Phoenix wedding photographer, red, white and blue, USA, fourth of July goldendoodle pictures, kids with dogs, kids. with goldendoodles, red goldendoodle, black goldendoodle, black and white goldendoodle, white goldendoodle, gold goldendoodle, poodle mix, dogs celebrating forth of July, American Independence Day

Happy Birthday, America!!  If you’ve been following me for a while, you know I take a TON of doodle pictures.  From Luna and Teddy’s first year pictures to special holidays, something is always going on over here!  Being that I’m a wedding photographer in Phoenix, this is totally my creative outlet!  Plus it’s way too […]

It’s taken me four years to write this post.  And it wasn’t until I sat in Katelyn James’ living room that it finally clicked.  After bawling my eyes out sharing my story with my new workshop friends, Katelyn’s husband Michael said to me, “You can’t think this story won’t change anyones life.  It changed every […]

A journey to knowing myself            When I started my photography career four years ago, I never imagined I’d be flying across the country…alone.  Let’s be honest.  I’ve never flown anywhere new without at least my husband … or a child.  Especially all the way across the country.  But when Katelyn James opened up the June Workshop […]

Amanda and Mike | Anniversary

11 years ago, I walked into a party and I saw you.  Sitting in the back, laughing with friends.  And me.  I was shy, timid and yet gutsy enough to walk up to you and say hi.  From your smile to the funny stories you told me – I knew you were going to be […]

This is us.  Decently put together.  Smiling and in love. And to be honest, I went back and forth with myself for the last week about this post.  Should I post it?  Maybe not.  Maybe people will think I’m not serious about my career.  Maybe they’ll accept us.  Maybe not.  But in the end, it […]

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