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Eden & Cole’s East Austin + At Home Engagement Photos

Filed in : Engagement

Eden & Cole met when they were a bridesmaid and a groomsmen in their friends’ wedding. They’re both UT grads, and were in a sorority and a fraternity that’s getting famous for creating couples in their mutual friend group. Now, over three years later, they’re planning their wedding in Cabo! They recently bought a house […]

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8 Tips for Bringing Your Dog to Your Engagement Photos

Filed in : Engagement, For Brides

So many of my couples ask to include their dog in their engagement photos, and my response is always “YES”! 🐶There are so many benefits to bringing your dog along: They’ll instantly make you feel comfortable and feel like yourselves. Your dog will lighten the mood and take the pressure off! Remember that your engagement […]

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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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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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Rogchelle & Coleman’s Downtown Engagement Photos

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After a year of knowing each other on Instagram and email, I finally got to Rogchelle & Coleman this week for their engagement photos! And my suspicions were correct, they’re just as cool as I knew they’d be! We visited some of my favorite spots downtown, and a new one too – the “You’re my […]

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Amanda & Mike’s South Congress Engagement Photos

Filed in : Engagement

I first met Amanda & Mike for coffee a few weeks ago to talk about wedding planning, photography, tacos, and everything in between. They met a few years ago on the app Coffee Meets Bagel, and it was an instant connection. A year later, they got engaged on the first day of a cruise with […]

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Lauren & Sam’s McKinney Falls Engagement Photos

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This part of Texas explodes with wildflowers every Spring, and this year, there’s been a particularly great bloom. Lauren wanted to take advantage of the flowers during her and Sam’s engagement photos, and I was totally on board. She wanted bluebonnets and we definitely got them! Lauren & Sam met a couple years ago at […]

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Alison & Patrick’s Bluebonnet Engagement Photos

Filed in : Engagement

As soon as I met Alison & Patrick, I could see their undeniable connection and how great of a match they are for each other. They’ve been together for 7 years, and the level of comfort together is also undeniable, which is so important when taking engagement photos. I also felt connected to them because […]

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Formal Portraits at 111 East | Angela & Matthew

Filed in : Engagement, Mini-Session

If these two look familiar, it’s because they’re a 2019 LG Couple! We took Angela & Matthew’s engagement photos on South Congress last summer (with their adorable Corgi), and when I announced the 2019 Mini-Sessions, they decided to use it as an opportunity to take formal photos together for the first time. As soon as […]

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Stephanie & Oscar’s 360 Bridge Engagement Photos

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We laughed the whole time. Seriously. Taking Stephanie & Oscar’s engagement photos was so fun! I first met Stephanie when she was a bridesmaid in Kayla & Tyler’s wedding in Lubbock last year. Stephanie & Oscar got engaged just a few days after the Myers’ wedding, and now, I’m lucky to get to know them […]

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