Jo + Alli Photography Blog

We get to know each of our couples and adore sharing their photos and stories on our blog. Grab a soft blanket and some cocoa. You might be here for a while.

Warmth, joy and love. Hello wedding couple photos.

When you’ve moved to a new place, there’s usually something comforting about meeting someone from your home. Kate moved to Arizona from Ohio, and when she found herself in a job at Nordstrom, she had the chance to meet plenty of new people from all over the world. Including Ryan. Who was also from Ohio. […]

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When you go to a leadership conference, you expect to meet new people, to get to know the attendees surrounding you so you can take home some of their knowledge and learn to better yourself. You don’t usually expect to learn that one of your fellow conference-goers is actually your neighbor. And you don’t expect […]

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Have you guys heard of a meet cute? That thing where, in movies or TV, a couple’s first interaction is something memorable, whether it’s adorable or funny, sometimes even a little angry. Not everyone gets one of those. Sometimes it’s because of online dating, or it’s a slow transition from friends to significant others, or […]

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Some couples get engaged super quickly. They go on a trip, they see happy couples, get swept up in their love and make a decision that will make their lives even happier than they thought possible. Others take much longer, letting the slow burn of learning one another blossom into passion, into commitment, into marriage. […]

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Our editor once had a friend that referred to her job as “a place comprised entirely of shredded lettuce.” It was a funny way of describing a workplace like many others, a quick-stop food service gig that keeps you busy and gives you the money to pay the bills. Most of us end up having […]

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What comes to mind when we say these things? Top 8. Auto-playing music. Tom Anderson: everyone’s first friend. Ring any bells? We’re talking about MySpace! Nowadays it’s a largely unused platform, but back in the early 2000’s, it was bigger than Facebook, full of customized pages and plenty of networking. Nine years ago, Dean was […]

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People sometimes tease others for taking photos of their food. “Just enjoy it!” they love to say, “It’s going to go cold!” We might be biased, seeing as we’re photographers and all, but we think that’s silly! Part of the fun of eating out is presentation, whether it’s a big ol’ pepper speared into a […]

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Roses are red, Violets are blue, I’m actually really nervous… to ask to marry you. Okay, well, Ruth and Nathan didn’t get married quite that way. Close, though: Nathan proposed via a poem! Ruth thought what Nathan recited was a cute, romantic poem, but it didn’t click right away. Until it did. She said yes! […]

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It’s a tale as old as time. It’s a song as old as rhyme. It’s also a bit of line dancing to country-western music. Enter Moriah and Kris. These two high school sweethearts have been together for six years! Kris proposed to Moriah in October 2018 just outside of Cinderella’s castle, using a gorgeous ring […]

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If you look closely at our photo shoots, you might notice that Alli and I often shoot during transitional times of day. The sun’s never high in the sky; instead, we get those Arizona pinks and oranges streaking across the sky, casting pale desert light across everything. Sure, sunsets and sunrises here are gorgeous, but […]

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