Arielei Kinzer

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I am a Santa Fe, NM native, and The City Different is truly my home. I was born and raised in the house right down the drive from where I currently live with my handsome hubby and my three darling little girls! 

I also love wooden ceilings, botanic prints, and hearty plants that can go two weeks between waterings... because those are the only ones I don't kill. ;) 

I am a Santa Fe, NM native, and The City Different is truly my home.

I was born and raised in the house right down the drive from where I currently live with my handsome hubby and my three darling little girls!


I also love wooden ceilings, botanic prints, and hearty plants that can go two weeks between waterings... because those are the only ones I don't kill. ;) 

I LOVE ALL THINGS SANTA FE, AND THAT KILLER GOLEN LIGHT AT SUNSET

Arielei = "Ah-ray-lee"

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That's right, not one, not two, but three beautiful girls call me mommy. They are all 1.5 years apart, and they spend their days playing together, making me laugh, and sometimes driving me crazy. But I wouldn't change a thing!

MY THREE GIRLS

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I was born and raised here in the heart of the southwest: Santa Fe. I grew up running around and adventuring on my parent’s property, and routinely dodged yucca plants in my play. I marveled at their beautiful blooms in the early summer. It might sound silly, but yuccas are a part of who I am and where I call home
Fun fact: my logo is also a yucca bloom!

YUCCA PLANTS

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Theres just something about the way the sun catches on long desert grasses right before sunset. It slays me everytime. Also, totally unrelated, but wooden ceilings are also the best. #randomfacts #yasss

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LONG NEW MEXICAN GRASSES 

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I married my high-school sweetheart when we were 18. Life is short, so why wait? It's not right for everybody, but it was right for us. We celebrated 9 years of marriage this June, and I still consider marrying him the best decision of my life. 

MY HIGH SCHOOL SWEETHEART

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I don't know why, but this color just really resonates with me. Come visit my home and you will see, blue is everywhere! Not just any blue, it's a very specific blue I have a love affair with. Somewhere between robin's egg and turquoise is my sweet spot. I call it "Santa Fe blue," because well... it is!

THE COLOR BLUE

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type photos (think you and your bridal party in a fun pose, laughing together or maybe cheers-ing with your mimosas!) and also some candid moments (my favorite!) Not only do I strive to capture your day as a whole story from the getting ready moments all the way to the dance floor, but I am are also excited to be your photographer! I know if you have fun on your big day and your wedding day experience is all you’ve hoped for and more, you will remember that joy and feel that joy again when you look through all the photos at the end of it all. So take a look at my portfolio and see for yourself what the AKP experience is all about. 

What is the AKP (Arielei Kinzer Photography) Experience? I’m here to make sure the photography process is fun so you can enjoy the little moments on your wedding day! I know it can be awkward to have your photo taken, but I’ll be there to crack a few jokes, strike up a conversation with your family and friends, and to make you laugh and feel comfortable for photos. I want the experience to be enjoyable, because that always shows through in the photos! I understand how important it is to get as many candids throughout the day as possible, but I also know some traditional shots are important as well! I’ll make sure to capture a creative mix of editorial type photos (think you and your bridal party in a fun pose, laughing together or maybe cheers-ing with your mimosas!) and also some candid moments (my favorite!) Not only do I strive to capture your day as a whole story from the getting ready moments all the way to the dance floor, but I am are also excited to be your photographer! I know if you have fun on your big day and your wedding day experience is all you’ve hoped for and more, you will remember that joy and feel that joy again when you look through all the photos at the end of it all. So take a look at my portfolio and see for yourself what the AKP experience is all about. 

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I BELIEVE THAT BEAUTIFUL MOMENTS SHOULD BE CAPTURED, TREASURED 

I BELIEVE THAT BEAUTIFUL
MOMENTS SHOULD
BE CAPTURED,
TREASURED 

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MOMENTS MATTER


Moments
matter

AT THE HEART OF IT ALL

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