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Lakeside Horseshoe Bay Resort Marriage Proposal | Jake & Zoe

Filed in : Proposal

Am I the other one who gets more relaxed by just looking at photos of palm trees? 🌴 Horseshoe Bay Resort is one of the most beautiful places in the Austin area, and Jake & Zoe like to plan a “staycation” there every year. Lake views, a luxurious pool… does it get better? 🍹 Zoe […]

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Surprise DOUBLE Marriage Proposal at Mount Bonnell | Katie & Molly

Filed in : Proposal, Uncategorized

#MarryMeMondayπŸ₯‚ β€œπ‘΅π’π’• 𝒕𝒐 𝑼𝒏𝒐 𝒓𝒆𝒔𝒆𝒓𝒗𝒆 π’Šπ’• 𝒐𝒏 π’šπ’π’–, 𝒃𝒖𝒕…” πŸ‘ˆThat was my favorite part of Katie & Molly’s DOUBLE proposal. Here’s the story!⁣⁣Katie emailed me about her plans to propose to her girlfriend Molly. Years ago, they went to Mount Bonnell for their first date in Austin, so Katie knew this was 𝘡𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘱𝘰𝘡.⁣⁣Molly loves […]

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Olympic National Park Washington Engagement Photos | Ashlee & Tyler

Filed in : Destination, Engagement

We had the whole lake to ourselves as we watched the sun rise over the mountains. ✨ The trees surrounding Lake Crescent were glowing, and the crystal clear blue water looked even more pretty. We immediately knew this view was worth waking up early and driving in the dark. But first, let’s back up. πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘‡ […]

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Tara & Lee’s Zilker Park + Garden Austin Engagement Photos

Filed in : Engagement

Tara & Lee! Man, they’re awesome. End of blog post. Ok, but really. πŸ˜‚ I love hanging out with these two. Their engagement photos were fun and easy, because they’re both easy going people, and they’re simply a great match together. I first met them at Lee’s proposal a few months ago. Lee proposed in […]

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Hill Country Cabin Campfire Engagement Photos | Carolyn & Neil

Filed in : Engagement

Who doesn’t love finding a good Airbnb in the hill country, escaping for the weekend, and building a campfire?? Well, that’s exactly what Carolyn & Neil did for their engagement photos. This was such a fun and cozy session, in the most peaceful environment. It’s hard to believe this spot is just minutes outside of […]

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Fun Laguna Gloria Austin Engagement Photos | Ashley & Matt

Filed in : Engagement

Ashley & Matt have NO IDEA when they met each other. They grew up as family friends and neighbors in Minnesota, and they’ve known each other for many years. When they were 15-16 years old, Ashley’s mom gave her Matt’s phone number (which she now thinks is hilarious), hoping he would help her with her […]

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McKinney Falls State Park Engagement Photos | Amanda & Gregor

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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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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. They’re also a way to make your engagement photos even more unique, with spectacular photos and a memorable experience! Of course, it can be fun to […]

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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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Katelyn & Austin’s Hill Country Engagement Photos

Filed in : Engagement

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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