Chalise, of Petersen Pix Photography, is a part-time newborn, child, and family photographer based in Richfield, Utah. With a passion for capturing life, Chalise has been able to serve countless families and brides that become friends. She has a true love for serving others and documenting every detail. Petersen Pix started in 2013 after Chalise graduated from Dixie State University and began pursuing her love for photography. She is a mother of two boys and loves family, DIYing, and the great outdoors. She is from Orem, Utah and is a Tiger through and through. In the last three years, Petersen Pix Photography has gained experience in all genres of photography, but has found a love for preserving the sweet and fleeting details of newborn babies.
My Top 10 Fave Things:
Family | God | Teal | S’mores | Sweats | Cuddling | Games | DIY Projects | Dance Parties | Cozy Blankets
How It All Started
I have always had a love for photography. Both of taking pictures on my mom’s point and shoot when I was a little girl, and looking through photo albums. Naturally, I took a couple film photography classes in high school. I learned the history of photography and was able to play in the dark room and develop my own film. After high school, photography got lost from my life a little bit. I was focused on my college education working toward a career in the psychology field. A little part of me held on to my passion for photography and in my last year of college I voiced my desire to be a photographer with my husband and guess what?! He got me my first DSLR camera for Christmas! I was so excited, I cried! I dabbled in it a bit and took a digital photography course, but didn’t think anything wold actually happen with it. My heart was (so I thought) still in my psychology career. A few months after graduating from college, I had my first child and my life was flipped upside down. I was no longer in school, no longer working, and I spent my days with a tiny human who couldn’t speak. My life had suddenly opened up for the opportunity to explore photography seriously and I did just that. I put my whole heart and soul into building a photography business and Petersen Pix Photography began.
Richfield Utah Photographer
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