The Ferraro family found themselves in Arizona after their children were old enough to leave the nest, from Illinois. Which, of course, calls for family portraits in the middle of the desert this Christmas. I was overjoyed when Kam contacted me in order to capture these everlasting memories for her beautiful family. Shortly after asking for a desert scenery from my client, we agreed on the breathtaking Usery Recreation Park, which is just on the outskirts of northeast Mesa.  As you can tell from this gallery, this family and the desert are the perfect match: