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When you’re at a wedding, you expect to shed a tear or two, even as the photographer! (For me, it’s usually during the bride and groom’s first look, the bride and dad’s first look, and/or the private last dance! Full disclosure, sometimes it’s all 3!) At Staci and Michael’s beautiful wedding at the unique La […]

Weddings

October 16, 2020

Rustic Chic Wedding at La Cour Venue, McKinney

bride walking in field at arbor hills in lace gown with peony and rose bouquet

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I’m SO excited to finally share these amazing portraits of Katie from her bridals at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve in Plano, Texas! She looked so incredible in her David’s Bridal gown! (Speaking of which, does anyone actually know David? Or is he like Victoria?) I’m not sure how she managed to look (and keep looking) […]

Bridals

October 10, 2020

Bridals at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve | Ms. Owen

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Who has a favorite feel-good movie that you can watch anytime? You know, walk into a room, hear a particular sound clip or quote, and know exactly where the movie is! To be completely honest, I can’t pick just one – there are too many great movies out there! Ones like “The Princess Bride” (side […]

Engagement Session, Portraits

October 3, 2020

Adriatica Village + Rockledge Park Engagement Session – Kelly + Joey

engaged couple by cliff at rockledge park in grapevine texas blue dress
pregnant husband and wife at adriatica mckinney white dress romantic white stone church

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The last time I took pictures of this beautiful couple, they wanted grassy fields and dreamy sunrise pictures, since they wanted to include their 3 crazy and adorable dogs with them! (That was a super fun day, but a different story for a different time!) But when Brittany sent me a picture of her maternity […]

Maternity Session, Portraits

September 29, 2020

Adriatica Village Maternity Session | Brittany + Adrian

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It’s a tale as old as time – you book a family portrait session from the world’s most amazing super duper, stupendous, hilarious, and coolest photographer of all time (it’s me, can you tell?); request off from work 2 months in advance so you can have a get-your-hair-and-nails-did pampering day; make your spouse request off […]

Portraits, Tips & Tricks

September 25, 2020

What to Wear for Your Family Session

couple at Margaret hunt hill bridge dallas texas skyline navy dress black suit

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So many times, my favorite engagement sessions are with people who have never had professional pictures taken before! They’re usually nervous, they feel a little (or a lot) awkward, and they’re worried about how they look. Dude, join the club! That’s my everyday life! That’s why I like to start off all my sessions with […]

Engagement Session, Portraits

September 24, 2020

Las Colinas + Trinity Groves Engagement Session | Mariana + Joshua

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Congratulations! You’re engaged! After months of dropping hints, the Big Q has been popped on bended knee, and after you picked your jaw up off the floor, you said, “Yes!!” Now comes the fun part: Wedding Planning! Okay, don’t panic! It’s not that hard! Here are the highlights: Step 1: Pick the perfect date! Step […]

Portraits, Tips & Tricks

August 26, 2020

Top Engagement Session Locations in DFW (Part 1)

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Who here has been unaffected by COVID-19? ✋ (What’s the opposite of a hand-raising emoji?) At this point, I’d bet that the only people COVID hasn’t hit are the scientists in Antarctica, and mayyyyybe some outlying villages in Siberia. It’s been a rough year, y’all. No news to any of you! But what about the […]

Engagement Session, Portraits

August 21, 2020

Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center Engagement Session | Deandra + Ryan

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What’s the longest marriage you’ve encountered personally? At a lot of weddings, they have an Anniversary Dance, which is always a lot of fun! All the married couples dance, and the DJ has a countdown (count up?) for them to sit down if they’ve been married for 5 years, 10 years, etc., until there’s only […]

Weddings

July 20, 2020

25th Anniversary Vow Renewal | Kim + Bill | Frisco, Texas

exchanging rings at vow renewal at JR Newman park
wedding couple in trinity texas elopement

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Love isn’t cancelled. It’s a phrase that’s been circulating and increasing in popularity since COVID-19 started shutting down the United States. Weddings have gotten postponed for weeks, months, years…even cancelled outright. Lives have been changed and commuted, dreams have been adjusted and abandoned, plans have been shifted and switched, marriages have been delayed and deferred. […]

Weddings

July 14, 2020

Micro Wedding Elopement in Trinity, Texas | Jennie + Daniel