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McKinney Falls State Park Engagement Photos | Amanda & Gregor

Filed in : Engagement

It’s 2020, and meeting online or on an app is extremely common now, but I’ve never heard of a couple meeting like THIS. A couple years ago, Amanda logged into a website that lets you watch TV alongside friends and strangers and join in conversation about what you’re watching together. She found a group watching […]

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Roses and Champagne on Mount Bonnell | Gurbani & Anmol’s Proposal

Filed in : Proposal

My favorite part about photographing proposals is getting to witness the surprised reactions of girls the moment they realize they’re about to get engaged. For Gurbani, that realization sunk in when they stumbled upon roses and champagne on a cliffside at Mount Bonnell. 🌹πŸ₯‚Her & Anmol were in Austin for the weekend and on the […]

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Duchman Winery Proposal | Jessica & Eric

Filed in : Proposal

I love when I’m planning/emailing with a guy who is clearly so excited about proposing that his giddiness comes across even in his emails. That’s Eric. I know how much every detail of his proposal meant to him and how special he wanted it to be. And he totally nailed it. After a wine tasting […]

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Trinity Groves + Klyde Warren Park Dallas Engagement Photos | Lindsee & Mike

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Lindsee & Mike were standing in almost exactly this same spot when they started dating ⬇️ It was so special being back in Trinity Groves again, this time for their engagement photos! They first got to know each other as youth leaders at their church when they drove a bus load of students downtown for […]

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Flower Vault Austin Proposal | Caroline & Don

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Prepare your eyes for the most COLORFUL proposal photos you’ll ever see 😊 Yesterday was Caroline & Don’s two year anniversary. Before going to dinner downtown, they made plans to visit one of Caroline’s favorite places, The Flower Vault. (It’s basically a big studio with walls of flowers and interactive props to take photos in […]

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Grace & Aram’s Brushy Creek Winter Engagement Photos

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Grace & Aram! Wow, these two are fun and so so natural in front of the camera. They first started dating while on a cruise with mutual friends. Talk about an awesome start to your relationship! I can’t think of a better way to get to know each other than being on a luxurious boat […]

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Considering a Destination Engagement Session? Read this!

Filed in : Destination, Engagement

What’s a Destination Engagement Session? A “destination engagement session” is exactly what it sounds like: Taking your engagement photos in a special city/state/national park instead of where you live or where you’re getting married. They’re also a way to make your engagement photos even more unique, with spectacular photos and a memorable experience! Of course, […]

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Aimee & Joe’s Downtown Austin Engagement Photos

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Anyone looking for outfit or hair & makeup inspiration, get ready to be inspired! Aimee & Joe totally nailed it. They look incredible, and we had the best time taking their photos at some of my favvvoorrittee spots in downtown Austin. I always encourage my couples to brainstorm ways to personalize their photos, and I […]

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Sedona, Arizona Adventure Engagement Photos | Cece & Enrique

Filed in : Destination, Engagement

One year ago when Matt & I visited Sedona, Arizona for the first time, we instantly fell in love with the town and the unique red rock landscape 😍 I was so happy that Cece & Enrique’s engagement photos brought me back! It was an insanely fun and creative shoot. First of all, you only […]

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Adventurous Phoenix, Arizona Desert Photos | Lindsey & Jack

Filed in : Destination, Engagement

ARIZONA. One of my favorite places on Earth. I love the southwest, saguaro cacti, bright sunlight, desert mountains, all of it. Traveling across the country to photograph couples in incredible landscapes is a DREAM JOB. (Yes, that deserves to be in all caps, bold, and italics.) Lindsey & Jack’s adventurous photo session was way too […]

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