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Krista & Leo’s Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Engagement Photos

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Krista was the new girl working at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, so she didnโ€™t want to be toooooo eager about getting to know Leo, but she liked him right away. And when he gave her his phone number, she figured it was a normal coworker gesture, but NOPE… turns out he liked her […]

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Telluride, Colorado Snowy Winter Engagement Photos | Alyssa & Zach

Filed in : Destination, Engagement, Travel

An incredible sunrise, endless snowy mountains, and an awesome couple (who happen to be my brother-in-law and future sister-in-law, Alyssa & Zach)! Two years ago, we celebrated Matt’s parents’ anniversary at Purgatory Ski Resort in Durango, where they went on their honeymoon over 30 years ago. This year, they invited us on another ski trip […]

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Katelyn & Austin’s Hill Country Engagement Photos

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Every time I see Katelyn & Austin, we have the best time! I first met them for coffee a few months ago to talk about their wedding photography. That’s when I found out even though they were planning their wedding, they weren’t actually engaged yet! They had been together for a long time and planned […]

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Sarah & Gabe’s Fun Fall Couples Photos

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Taking photos of family is a special perk to my job ๐Ÿ˜ƒSarah is my sister-in-law Talin’s sister, so I’m not sure what that makes us.๐Ÿคท๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธIs there a term for that?? Sarah & Gabe started dating 3 years ago while in college at Loyola University. Now they’ve graduated and are living in different states. They wanted […]

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Adventurous Rattlesnake Lake Washington Couples’ Photos

Filed in : Destination, Engagement, Travel

Emma & Joab have know each other since they were kids. They met in middle school choir class, were friends in high school, and secretly liked each other all along. Joab says he was super awkward and nervous around Emma, and based on their stories, he’s not kidding ๐Ÿ˜‚ His friends set them up on […]

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North Cascades National Park Engagement Photos | Lauren & Matt

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Yes, you read the title correctly…we took Lauren & Matt’s engagement photos at the incredible North Cascades National Park in Washington! Lauren & Matt have been together for over 5 years and have been dating long-distance nearly half of that time. They met at Texas A&M, and after they graduating with their undergrad degrees, their […]

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Mary Kate & Dakota’s Downtown Riverside Engagement Photos

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After a few months of wedding planning together, I was so happy to meet Mary Kate & Dakota at their engagement session this weekend! They drove down from Bryan, Texas to take photos at one of my favorite spots in Austin โ€“ Auditorium Shores. This area of downtown Austin is the perfect mix natural backgrounds […]

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Marcie & Patrick’s Fun McKinney Falls Engagement Photos

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Marcie & Patrick! WOW, I already can’t wait for your wedding. If it’s as fun as your engagement photos, it’s going to be the event of the year. Before we started taking photos, they gave me the “We might be a little awkward” disclaimer that nearly all of my couples tell me. I told them […]

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Sonali & Shawn’s Duke University + Durham, North Carolina Engagement Photos

Filed in : Destination, Engagement

Sonali & Shawn’s destination engagement photos are on the blog! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ I first met Sonali & Shawn last March when Shawn proposed during a weekend trip in Austin. They met while in business school at Duke University and now live on the opposite coast in San Fransisco. When they asked if I’d be willing to […]

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Carsyn & Luke’s Engagement Photos at Home + McKinney Falls

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It’s engagement photo season, y’all! Carsyn & Luke met during their freshman year at Colorado State University while playing a game of soccer. Six year later, they’re living in Austin in their new house with their newly adopted dog, Lucy! We started their session at their home, taking photos in their backyard with Lucy. She’s […]

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