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Olivia & Jeff Kern | Wedding at The Windsor at Hebron Park, Dallas, TX


Jeff and Olivia Kern could not have asked for a more perfect spring day. Skies blue, sun warm, gentle breezes. It was the perfect backdrop for their wedding at The Windsor at Hebron Park in Dallas, TX. From the vibrancy of Olivia’s bouquets and centerpieces, to the elegant wedding party attire, this day was lovely […]

Colleen & Tyler | Wedding at The Laurel, Grapevine, TX

Uncategorized, Weddings

I can hardly believe I only met Colleen & Tyler a few months ago.  Their original wedding photographer had a conflict and needed to cancel.  Colleen had seen Jess post her engagement images on FB, contacted her and Jess’s referral connected us.  When I met with these two, I adored them immediately.  We met up […]

Li Wedding | Chapel at Ana Villa, Dallas, TX


I write this post now in March, nearly 3 weeks after Cindy & Robbie began the biggest adventure of their lives:  becoming husband and wife. Their wedding day began beautifully calm and quiet.  I left my home early, loaded up on prayer and headed out to the Chapel at Ana Villa with umbrellas, as the […]

Outdoor Ceremony & Poolside Ceremony Tips

Styled Shoot, Uncategorized, Weddings

So you want to have your ceremony outdoors.  A picturesque hilltop or maybe even a poolside ceremony?  I’ve got some tips to make your outdoor ceremony a success.  These tips will also help photographers, especially those just starting out, so let’s dive in! First, let’s talk lighting. 1.  Ceremony time:  mid day (think BRIGHT white light) […]

Lawson Wedding | Aristide, Flower Mound, TX

Uncategorized, Weddings

I woke up early on Friday, October 27, feeling chilly.  It’s been an unusually warm fall here in Texas, the day before had been in the 80’s.  I checked the temperature:  it was calling for a high of 51.  Which for warm loving Texans is practically freezing!  My heart sank a bit.  I’d photographed Katie’s […]

Cindy & Robbie’s Engagement Session | Fort Worth, Tx

Looks LIke Film, natural light, Uncategorized, Walters Wedding Estates, Wedding Photographer, Wedding Photography, Weddings

The first time I met Cindy and Robbie we met was in a coffee house.  A real coffee house.  You know, the kind with worn couches and throw pillows.  There were newspapers on tables and people lingered in lounge positions.  It was homey. I watched them come in, Cindy’s warm smile and outstretched hand greeted […]

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