Renaissance Phoenix Downtown To Host ‘Capturing Love’ Book Party On March 28

On Thursday, March 28, Capturing Love co-author and president of, Kathryn Hamm, will appear at a “Meet The Author” event, hosted by the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel, where attendees can get their copies of Capturing Love autographed, ask questions of Kathryn, share their stories, and enjoy complimentary small bites created by Chef Brian Archibald. Guests will also be invited to sign the Unity Pledge, sponsored by local advocacy group, the ONE Community. More information on the free event, including registration details for the general public, is available here.

“The Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel is an artful urban retreat, located in the heart of downtown Phoenix,” says Catering Sales Executive, Jennifer Caterinacci. “We pride ourselves on our a diverse work force and welcome diversity in all of our guests. As such, it gives us tremendous pride to have the opportunity to introduce Kathryn and her book, Capturing Love, to Phoenix-area wedding professionals and engaged couples. It’s a much-needed resource at an important time for the LGBT community and the Renaissance is thrilled to sponsor this celebration of love.”

Thursday, March 28, 2013
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel
50 E. Adams Street | Phoenix, AZ 85004

Registration is free and strongly encouraged. Discounted valet parking will be available for $10.00.

Limited quantities of Capturing Love will be available on a first come, first served basis. Books are also available online.


About Capturing Love
Written by Thea Dodds and Kathryn Hamm, with a foreword by Timothy Chi of WeddingWire, and published by Authentic Weddings in January of 2013, Capturing Love: The Art of Lesbian & Gay Wedding Photography is a first-of-its-kind guide to photographing same-sex weddings and is currently available in nationwide release. It has been featured by, The Advocate, The Huffington Post, Freedom to Marry, Nevada Public Radio, and more. For more information, see

About Kathryn Hamm
Wedding innovator, Kathryn Hamm, is the president of, the leading online boutique and resource dedicated to serving same-sex couples. Since its founding in 1999, has supported thousands of same-sex couples and LGBT-friendly vendors. Kathryn writes, speaks, and consults about why same sex weddings are meaningful and why marriage matters. In addition to writing for, she has written articles for The Huffington Post and WeddingAces. She is a valued resource for media outlets such The New York Times, the Washington Post, and She also gives presentations to groups from professional organizations who want to learn more about same-sex weddings.


About The Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel
An artful urban retreat among downtown Phoenix hotels. With stylish new guestrooms, the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown combines the body of a full-service business and convention hotel with the soul of a boutique hotel. Our Phoenix hotel’s alluring colors and modern design elements welcomes travelers with Renaissance’s world-class localized service. Outside, the best of downtown is steps away.