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We’ve all heard the expression “Good things come to those who wait,” but that’s never been more true than for Katie and Colin! They met many (MANY) moons ago at a New Year’s Eve party, got engaged after dating for 8 years (8 years? Really, Colin?), and were excited to plan their perfect wedding! Then […]

Weddings

November 5, 2020

Romantic Backyard Wedding in Carrollton, Texas

bride and groom snuggling at sunset with white rose bouquet

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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

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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

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

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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

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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)

exchanging rings at vow renewal at JR Newman park

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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

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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

wedding couple in trinity texas elopement
golden hour husband wife bride groom portraits

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If you ask any natural light photographer what their favorite time of day to shoot is, 97.5% of them will say “golden hour” without hesitation! Golden hour is the 1 hour after sunrise and before sunset where the lighting is MAGICAL! The sunlight is softer and warmer than any other time of day, especially the […]

Tips & Tricks, Weddings

May 4, 2020

Planning for Perfect Husband and Wife Portraits

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In September, I had the pleasure of participating in a styled shoot at the beautiful JM Prosperity Farm Rustic Barn Venue in Argyle, TX, hosted by the amazingly talented Haley Russell of Haley Lynne Photography. The theme was Southern Sweet Peach, and it was fabulous! There were little peach details tucked in everywhere. There were […]

Weddings

December 18, 2019

Southern Sweet Peach – JM Prosperity Farm

Wedding Golden Hour JM Prosperity Farm

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Every couple knows they’re meant to be together when they get married. They KNOW it! Can feel it deep in their bones, in the very chemistry that makes them who they are. Their cells have been percolating, waiting to be teamed up with their perfect counterparts.  Sometimes, they’re the only ones who feel it, the […]

Weddings

December 4, 2019

Aristide Mansfield Wedding