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Hey There!

I'm Amanda!

I'm a Southern Utah Photographer that loves eating clean, smoothies, and beautiful sunsets.

I am constantly in the kitchen creating what my family now calls "Amanda's Surprise" for dinner. Some of my surprises are great and some are not!​

I love jumping on the tramp with my kids on a summer's eve, the beach, and laughing hysterically at myself because I'm a hot mess 90% of the time.

My Life...

Life is messy, especially mine! I have four kids and I sure wish that I had it all together. I gave up trying a looong time ago + now I'm fully embracing the Beauty Behind Life's Chaos. 

One thing I love to look back on is our photos. My kids flip through albums weekly and talk about the memories in them. 

My childhood wasn't all Skittles and rainbows + I am beyond proud to give my kids a good one and capture memories that spark joy. 

When life gets hard and messy, I want the images we create to be the  happy memories that put a smile on your face.

My Why...

Childhood for me was running around with a camera in my hand at all times and scrapbooking everything I captured. My mom went through two divorces and life got a little rough, but my photos brought me so much joy. 


I photographed so much on disposable cameras until I turned 15. My Grandma got me my first film camera and I ran with it! 

I took pictures of anything and everything + dreamed of one day being a photographer. Our poor animals put up with me and my Anne Geddes styled shoots.

Looking back on the photos I took growing up brings me so much joy. Those messy photos are everything to me. It is the Beauty Behind Life's Chaos where real happiness lies. 

The real, the raw + unfiltered emotion of a moment captured means the world. It is your tangible reminder of the love + relationships your family shares even after someone is gone.

I can't wait to  show you the beauty I see in you + show the love and happiness you have for each other in your photos. 

Thank you!

I just want to say thank you so much for stopping by and being interested in my work. I cannot tell you how much it means.

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to show you the beauty I see. The love, the real moments, all of it. 

I can't wait to capture your happy so you always have a tangible reminder of the Beauty Behind Life's Chaos.

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