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Texas Capitol + Downtown Austin Boardwalk Engagement Photos | Hannah & Eric

Filed in : Engagement

I don’t know if I’ve ever laughed this much during an engagement session. With Hannah & Eric, there are constant jokes, funny voices, and accents. We visited two locations, with two totally different outfits. At the capitol, Eric wore a suit and Hannah wore a beautiful black dress. It was super flowy (everyone take note… […]

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Rachel & Stephen’s Downtown Dallas Klyde Warren + Rooftop Engagement Photos

Filed in : Engagement

Rachel & Stephen are high school sweethearts. They met almost 7 years ago and are truly inseparable. Their typical date night involves taking a stroll around their neighborhood lake and then walking to a sushi restaurant near their apartment. Last summer, while walking to dinner under some romantic string lights, Rachel noticed that Stephen was […]

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Downtown Austin Engagement Photos | Kate & Austin

Filed in : Engagement

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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Downtown Austin Sunset Marriage Proposal | Will & Rebecca

Filed in : Proposal

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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Aimee & Joe’s Downtown Austin Engagement Photos

Filed in : Engagement

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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Mary Kate & Dakota’s Downtown Riverside Engagement Photos

Filed in : Engagement

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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Kaitlyn & Thomas’ Boardwalk Proposal + Eberly Brunch Party

Filed in : Proposal

“We’re engaged!! We’re super engaged!” Kaitlyn yelled this into the air and to everyone walking by on the boardwalk. She as so incredibly happy and overwhelmed, and I could tell she was having an out of body experience, soaking in every bit of that important moment. Thomas planned a sweet and private proposal on the […]

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Downtown Austin Boardwalk Proposal | Shivani & Chinmaya

Filed in : Proposal

On the first night they met, he told her he would marry her in 5 years. But Chinmaya couldn’t wait that long. 2 1/2 years after they met in Austin at their mutual friends’ dance competition, Chinmaya got down on one knee to ask Shivani to be his wife. And wow…he pulled off an incredible […]

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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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Olivia & Blake’s Town Lake Proposal

Filed in : Proposal

Blake’s proposal to Olivia was exciting, high-energy, and full of big laughs and tight hugs. It was a blast. She was SO incredibly happy and surprised! Here’s how it happened… Olivia & Blake planned a fun weekend downtown to celebrate her birthday, and little did she know, their engagement. They booked a room at the […]

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