Happy Client Testimonials
“Donae is an amazing photographer. She has done our family pictures and individual photos of my daughter and we love both. She took her time during the shoots and was very patient. We will definitely book her again”
“Donae is so much fun to shoot with and takes the time to put so much love into her imagery. With Donae, you get more than a photo. You get a true work of art. If you're not comfortable in front the camera, she knows what to say to make it fun and pull out the real and most amazing version of you.”
“I had the most AMAZING DESERT SANDS photo shoot with Donae. We drove to California for the perfect sand dunes location, she brought a beautiful cover up in black and one in pink. I discussed exactly what I wanted and let me tell you, I felt so alive, empowered and sexy!
This location was purposely requested and I had researched and interviewed several photographers, I chose Donae for her careful eye and artistic strengths. She has a solid eye of capturing the moment.”
“Donae is not only an incredible human, she is so incredibly talented!! If you need a moral lift, if you are on a journey are have hit the I love myself portion, you want her to capture it!! She is gentle, she is beautiful inside and out, she is a person who deserves for the world to see her work!! Talent and grace beyond measure!!”
“This is one of the best photography experiences I have ever had. Donae is very professional and knows how to bring out the beauty from inside to the camera. I would highly recommend anyone to have a photo session with her. The pictures she creates are flawless and she puts a lot of work into what she does and she cares about the client.”
“Donae did an AMAZING job! She took my 6 year olds kindergarten “grad” photos, she was not only patient with my little one but also tons of fun, she captured my Daughters personality perfectly. I highly recommend Donae for all your photography needs, she has a great eye and is extremely accommodating. One of Maricopa’s very best!”
“Donae is our go to for photography. From our family photos, children to headshots for my husband’s State Farm Agency. Donae has excellent work! She also is amazing with our kiddos (including our autistic son) . She keeps them smiling and laughing throughout. The walls of our house are covered with portraits by Donae. She will be our go to for years to come”
Alli & Josh
“Stop looking because Donae is everything you are looking for and then some. From talent, direction, great communication, accommodating and made our Wedding a day we will never forget! Highly recommend 10 stars and she does all kinds of shoots so she isn’t just great for one thing. We’re hiring her to take photos of our business next!”
Dan + Cory
“Donae was amazing!!! She took pictures of our entire family, with several different poses for each coupling. She is so easy to work with and the end results turned out better than I ever expected!!!!!! So thankful. And when I added a surprise proposal to the mix, she was more than happy assisting with coordinating!!! USE HER for your next photo shoot, you won’t regret it!”
“First off, shout out to Donae Cotton & Donae Cotton Photography for the amazing maternity boudoir photos!! Your work is amazing.
It was so so hard to choose eighteen of the best photos out of hundreds of breathtakingly beautiful photos for my biyfriend's boudoir book I'll be giving him for his birthday, but I finally did it! Thank you for an AMAZING shoot Donae! You are truly gifted!”
“Donae Cotton is an absolute artist. She photographed my daughter to commemorate her graduation from high school. Donae helped my daughter, who can be shy and self depreciating, feel confident and beautiful- and it shows in the amazing photos that Donae created for us.
Big moments in life go by so quickly but photographs can help them live on forever. Don't trust that to anyone but the best - and Donae Cotton is the best!”
“Donae has such a special way of making you feel immediately comfortable during your shoot. She’s funny, charismatic and such a magician with the camera. If you have been looking for the ‘perfect’ photographer and feel like you just haven’t found the one…look no further. I promise you will not be disappointed!!”
“Donae works wonders with her camera and she has a special way with the little ones who like to hide their smile. Her photos turn out amazing and my girls always look great! Can't wait to have some family pictures done”