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3 Mindset Shifts to Make Before Your Engagement Photos

Filed in : Engagement, For Brides

Getting your photo taken by a professional is rare for most people… even for me! So when preparing for your engagement photo session, it’s normal to feel nervous. You might feel pressure to look your best and nail every pose, but if your goal is to take natural looking photos that really show who you […]

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Shelby’s Downtown Austin Seaholm Senior Photos

Filed in : Seniors

Meet Shelby! She graduated from high school this year and is headed to Texas Tech in the Fall. She’s planning to study journalism, loves photography, and choose the same university as me, so we obviously had a lot in common! We roamed around downtown Austin, the Seaholm District, and the Lamar Pedestrian Bridge for her […]

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6 Reasons to Hire a Proposal Photographer + 2 Questions Answered

Filed in : For Brides, Proposal

  1. The Memories OF COURSE this needs to be #1 on the list. It’s extremely possible that you’ll black out while you’re proposing, and so will she! Even if you have a long speech prepared, afterward you might not remember how it all went down. It’s amazing (and a little funny) how many people […]

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Friends-Inspired Bridal Shoot with a Texas Twist

Filed in : Bridal

Cue the Friends theme song! (You’re welcome for getting that stuck in your head for the rest of the day!) This group of best friends wanted to put a Texas-y spin on their favorite episode of Friends. You know the one… “The One with All the Wedding Dresses”. Monica, Rachel, and Phoebe put on wedding […]

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National Park Trip to Glacier, Yellowstone & Grand Teton

Filed in : Personal, Travel

Last year, we road-tripped from Albuquerque to San Francisco, hitting five national parks along the way. We LOVED that trip and set a new goal of visiting every national park in our lifetime. So this year, for our three year anniversary trip, we choose three more parks to check off the list. Neither of us […]

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Stephanie & Tyler’s Sunny Engagement Photos

Filed in : Engagement

Choosing a beautiful + meaningful location and bringing your DOGS with you? Yep, that’s the recipe for an amazing engagement session. Stephanie & Tyler showed me around the trail and fields right outside their home, and we enjoyed a golden, summer sunset. It was made even more perfect by Stephanie’s bright yellow dress and the […]

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Cassey & Tyler’s Chapel Dulcinea Proposal

Filed in : Uncategorized

Tyler proposed to Cassey at the incredible Chapel Dulcinea today, and it was magical. Yes, actually magical. The castle looking chapel on a hill country cliffside was complete with a custom engraved Beauty & The Beast style rose display. I know that Cassey, a huge Disney fan, was blown away when Tyler led her to […]

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Gabriela & Mike’s Proposal at Mattie’s

Filed in : Proposal

Yes! Another incredible proposal is hitting the blog today. I love getting to photograph sweet couples like Mike & Gabriela in some of the most amazing moments of their lives. Mike proposed to Gabriela this weekend at Mattie’s, a historic Austin farmhouse/mansion turned restaurant and event venue. This place is gorgeous, and I’m already looking […]

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Josie & Rudy’s Mount Bonnell Proposal + Surprise Party

Filed in : Proposal

What a reaction! Josie couldn’t contain her happiness and SURPRISE when Rudy asked her to marry him this weekend! Here’s the story… They live in San Antonio, and Rudy asked if she’d be interested in going to Austin for the day with their friends Jackie & Cesar. Good thing she said “yes”, because he already […]

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Kirsten & Matthew’s Mount Bonnell Proposal

Filed in : Proposal

Matt’s proposal to Kirsten was simple, sweet, personalized, and in a beautiful setting. I’d say that’s the recipe for a perfect proposal! They live in Virginia, but are thinking about moving to Texas soon, so they planned a short trip in San Antonio and Austin to check it out. Matt had heard about Mount Bonnell, […]

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