PPA Certified, Master – Photographic Craftsman


Specializing as a lifestyle portrait artist, Kay’s clientele has come to rely on her to capture images from all of life’s special events... from Maternity to Newborns, Tots to ‘Tweens’, High School Seniors, Modeling Portfolios, Executives, Summer family vacations and even intimate images captured through the CelebrateSexy division of her studio. Her focus on relationships, creative approach to portraiture, unique perspective on customer service and clear vision about business has provided her with much success doing something she loves.

An Arizona Native, Kay has family in Phoenix and Payson and continues to enjoy all that our state offers for unique photography opportunities. Give her a call and see what you can create together 602.393.9333



  • PPA Certified, Master – Photographic Craftsman as awarded by the Professional Photographers of America
  • Majored in Photojournalism at Northern Arizona University


  • PPA’s National Award (only 7 Arizona photographers have received this award)
  • Crystal APPLE Award (highest honor given to Azppa Members)
  • Arizona Photographer of the Year
  • Arizona Portrait Photographer of the Year
  • Phoenix Portrait Photographer of the Year
  • Phoenix Wedding Photographer of the Year
  • Arizona Illustrative Photographer of the Year
  • Arizona Wedding Album Photographer of the Year
  • Multiple Eastman Kodak Gallery Awards
  • Numerous Fuji Masterpiece Awards


  • Member and Past President of the Arizona Professional Photographers Association
  • One of 12 professional photographers across the country who represent Kodak-Alaris as one of their Approved Speakers
  • Represents White House Custom Color lab as their spokesperson
  • Honored to serve the PPA Charities as a Trustee
  • Travels across the United States, China, Japan and Canada teaching other professional photographers at workshops and conventions
  • Serves as a Contributing Professional for TimeExposure’s Pathways Educational Site for Photographers http://www.timeexposure.com/pathwayscontributors.php
  • Serves as a Professional Mentor for Phototalkforum Phototalkforum http://www.phototalkforum.com/




Kay was asked by industry leaders and publishers from Amherst Media to share her knowledge, expertise and experience with other photographers across the country regarding posing, lighting, psychology, marketing, sales and business. Her first book, 'Sultry, Sweet or Sassy' focused on the art of boudoir photography and in the second book she shared her passion for Pet Photography. Here are the links for you to read the reviews and purchase your copy.

Sultry, Sweet & Sassy

Create Irresistible Pet Portraits