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Austin 360 Overlook Proposal

Filed in : Proposal

Almost 5 years ago, Kaitlyn & Chad climbed up to the 360 bridge overlook, with a bottle of wine in hand, for their second date ever. This morning, they visited the same spot, but Chad had another plan in mind. They planned to spend their Saturday touring for-sale homes, and on their way driving across Austin […]

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Austin Food Truck Engagement Photos | Natalie & Matthew

Filed in : Engagement

Ever since Natalie & Matt’s proposal, I’ve been looking forward to having them in front of my camera again. This weekend, their engagement session was just as fun as I predicted! We started at a food truck park in South Austin (because is there anything more Austiny?) and sat outside snacking on tea and fries, […]

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Pace Bend Park Proposal | Jennifer & Tyler

Filed in : Proposal

If you know me at all, or if you’ve spent any time at all on my blog, you know that I love dogs and I love photographing proposals. So when Tyler told me about his plans for a weekend trip to Austin with his girlfriend Jennifer and their dog Griffin to celebrate Griffin’s birthday, I was […]

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Creekside Engagement Photos | Kristen & Erik

Filed in : Engagement

It was so fun meeting Kristen & Erik at their creekside engagement session this weekend! Kristen was truly glowing in the perfect sunset light, and Erik couldn’t take his eyes off her. We explored all of my favorite parts of Bull Creek and some new areas I hadn’t checked out before too. Kristen looked more […]

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Explained: Second Photographers

Filed in : For Brides

What is a second photographer? A second photographer is exactly what it sounds like; having not just one, but two photographers at your wedding! The lead photographer communicates with the bride & groom, takes their engagement and bridal portraits, and photographs a majority of the photos on the wedding day. The second photographer helps the […]

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Cedar Creek Engagement Photos | Amber & Brandon

Filed in : Engagement

My first engagement session to photograph in 2019 did NOT disappoint. It was so nice meeting Amber & Brandon this weekend in Cedar Creek. The couple, along with a bunch of family members, made a day trip from Houston to check some wedding planning tasks off their list and show family the Be Our Guest […]

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Austin Boardwalk Proposal | Lakshmi & Kunal

Filed in : Proposal

The first proposal of 2019 is on the blog today! Kunal contacted me a few weeks ago with his plans to propose to his girlfriend, Lakshmi. They met on their first day of college orientation over 6 years ago. As someone who also met their spouse on the very first day of college, I loved hearing […]

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Sedona, Arizona Weekend Trip

Filed in : Personal, Travel

I’ve loved the desert landscape of the Southwest since my first family vacation to the Grand Canyon & Utah many years ago. And last year summer, when Matt & I drove across the country visiting national parks, that love for the desert was reaffirmed. When we decided to take short winter trip, we thought about […]

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Favorite Photos of 2018

Filed in : For Brides, Personal, Wedding

2018! What a year. I photographed more weddings, more couples, more high school and college seniors, and (WAY) more proposals than any year before. I loved it! Seriously, I have a cool job. To begin 2019, I first need to take another look at 2018, because it was so good that it deserves a few […]

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Gruene Mansion Proposal | Paris & Nathan

Filed in : Proposal

There’s something magical about proposals in Gruene, Texas. I’ve witnessed it three times with three different couples, and it blows me every time. Nathan planned an incredible proposal for his girlfriend, Paris. She got to experience not just one, but THREE surprises back-to-back. Here’s how it went… Nathan planned a weekend trip to Gruene and […]

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