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Romantic Downtown Austin Marriage Proposal | Ileana & Paul

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A few weeks ago, Paul reached out to me with a creative idea for proposing to his girlfriend Ileana. He knew she would want her family to see them get engaged, so with the help of Ileana’s sister Sara, he came up with a plan to make it happen! First, Sara told Ileana that she […]

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Downtown Austin Engagement Photos | Kate & Austin

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Kate & Austin first met in College Station at Harry’s, a country dance hall. I didn’t go to A&M, but I’ve heard that this is a legendary way to meet each other! They both needed dance partners that night, and the rest is history. Over two years later, they’re planning their wedding! When Austin proposed […]

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Fun Auditorium Shores Downtown Austin Engagement Photos | Arianna & Zehao

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Once upon a time, two members of the UT Ballroom Dance Club decided to team up as partners. 💃🏼🕺🏻 Later on, their first date included dinner at a ramen restaurant, walking around Auditorum Shores, and their first kiss near the lake. Fast forward 4 years, several moves across the country, a bit of time dating […]

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Downtown Austin Sunset Marriage Proposal | Will & Rebecca

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When Rebecca held the elevator door open for a guy in her dorm freshman year, she never expected she would MARRY THAT GUY. 🤯 7 years after that day, they celebrated another milestone in their relationship; the day Will proposed. Since they moved to Austin, they’ve enjoyed setting up picnics at Auditorium Shores for concerts. […]

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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 – Auditorium Shores. This area of downtown Austin is the perfect mix natural backgrounds […]

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Downtown Austin Proposal | Anna & Ben

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It’s proposal season for sure! Ben contacted me a few weeks ago to tell me about his plans to propose to his girlfriend Anna, with the help of their adorable and energetic golden retriever Charlie. Ben had planned a special day, including a Christmas card photography session and staying the night at a hotel downtown. […]

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Skyline Theater Proposal | Rachel & Bruce

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A few weeks ago, Bruce contacted me to share his plan to propose to his girlfriend Rachel while she was in town visiting him for the week. He wanted to make their proposal a special and memorable experience, and there’s no better way to remember every detail than by having photos on hand to help […]

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Downtown Austin Proposal | Maria & Roger

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Say hello to newly engaged couple, Maria & Roger! They first met through a mutual friend three years ago, and social media kept them connected until Roger called her up to ask her out to dinner. Yesterday, they celebrated their 1 year and 4 monthaversary, and I’d say it’s one they won’t forget! Roger told […]

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Becca & John’s Downtown Engagement Photos

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Rain or shine, Becca & John were not going to let weather stop them from enjoying their engagement photo session. Even though it was not in the forecast, the crazy Austin weather rained down on us during their entire session, but I can not say enough good things about this couple and how they handled […]

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Brooke & Cole’s Engagement Photos

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Earlier this summer, I held a Free Session Giveaway for a couple of engagement sessions. After a few minutes of looking through Brooke’s Instagram, I knew her and Cole would be picked as my first set of winners! I knew this session would be fun, because I’d never photographed someone with blue hair, and I’d never […]

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