Life, love and kids growing up {Flagstaff Family Photographer}

Just before Sasha left for Stanford for his second year, Kristen and I got to do a family session for this sweet family.    Just last month, we were blessed that Maya called us to photograph her aging pup, Tristan.  And, from there, photography projects and ideas grew.  Maya, who owns Optimal Health and Aesthetics , is the mom to two awesome boys.  Sasha is in his second year at Stanford and is studying Physics.  It was really fun to pick his brain about the latest science and discoveries.  So smart, charismatic and outgoing, he’s going to have such a great future in anything he chooses.  Max is a student at Flagstaff Arts and Leadership and, among other strengths, interests and academic accomplishments, is fascinated with photography.  Seriously…science and photography?  These two should have been my kids 🙂


We had a lot of fun with this trio.  Maya adores her boys, and who could blame her?  We’ve been around Maya a few times now for various photo sessions and she’s one of those that you can really feel the love radiate from her.  And, when she’s around her boys, it was just much more amplified.   I know she feels so blessed to have been their mother, and it’s that appreciation for life and love that make her so lovable by all that meet her.




Thank you Maya, for giving us the opportunity to photograph you and your family.  It’s so amazing to have this job and be able to document the growth of kids, the love of family and the ties that bind us all together.  Blessing to you ~ Melissa

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