It has been such a joy working with Katie and Greg as they’ve been planning their Plano wedding. Katie and I go way back: all the way to high school when both of my parents were her band teachers! I first met Greg at their engagement session and couldn’t be happier for the two of them. They adore each other, they’re both such creative spirits (Greg is a professional music composer, and Katie is an artist), and they definitely have a bit of fun goofiness together as well.
The wedding day finally arrived on a surprisingly pleasant, summer day. Venia Flowers provided stunning details that were such a sophisticated touch. I also had so much fun getting to know (and to catch up with) Katie and Greg’s friends. Congratulations to the happy couple!
Where do I start with these two? I have known both Felipe and Kayla for several years, ever since Felipe stepped in and drummed for Nick’s band, Lindby. Since then we have orbited each other’s friend groups in the local music scene and have always stayed in touch. So when Felipe and Kayla reached out to talk about engagement and wedding photos, I was so honored! I should also mention Kayla is the one who introduced me to Lizzo and I’ll be forever grateful for that!
The night before their wedding, they had a music show along with their rehearsal dinner and were gracious enough to invite Nick and I. We had so much fun catching up with everyone and enjoyed the dance tunes of Svenny Baby (we couldn’t stay the whole time, because we’re old now – when did that happen?)
Their wedding day was full of music, joy, and inclusiveness. The bridal party featured both bridesmaids and bridesmen, and everyone was encouraged to wear what they felt best in. The ceremony took place at Kayla’s family church, and the reception took place at the beautiful Aristide Mansfield. The groomsmen serenaded Felipe and Kayla as they were being sent off to their reception. And their reception was killer and featured great music and a super lively dance party – they even danced to Ska music and had an epic dollar dance.
Thank you Felipe and Kayla for inviting us in to document this chapter of your lives! Be sure to scroll down to see links to Felipe’s band page links, along with an all star vendor list.
Katie and Greg’s wedding is just over the horizon and before the celebrations begin, I wanted to share a couple of my favorite photos from their engagement session. I’ve known Katie since my high school band days, so when she reached out to see if I’d photograph her wedding, I was extremely honored! I can’t express what a treat it is to work with someone I’ve known for over a decade. I had the best time photographing Katie and Greg while exploring the Bishop Arts District in Dallas, TX. I enjoyed capturing their laughter, love, and a bit of goofiness.
I first met Becki back at her friend Lindsay’s wedding. A couple of months after that, I put out a call for LGBTQIA+ couples to pose to update my portfolio, and these two were so kind to pose for me! I was so excited to see Brittany’s super romantic proposal to Becki. It’s an incredible honor to have been chosen to photograph their wedding as well.
. Becki and Brittany’s engagement session took place on a freezing and rainy weather day this past winter (I know I’m not supposed to talk about the weather because everyone talks about the weather on their blog posts BUT STILL.) We powered through by taking breaks at my old office. Hand warmers also saved the day. I enjoy the cold because it’s so much better than the brutal Texas heat, and it can make for some incredibly cozy engagement photos.
Jeni and Cory’s Slate Venues at II Creeks wedding day was short and sweet for us, but that didn’t mean I didn’t have the opportunity to capture beautiful moments when they happened. Our day started just a bit before the wedding ceremony began to take some quick getting ready photos. After the ceremony, we took family and bridal party portraits at Prairie Creek Park, and then stayed to photograph the reception until the formal events were over. Be sure to scroll down to see some of the moments with the newlyweds in Cory’s dad’s fancy red Cadillac!
Jeni and Cory actually met back in high school and dated for a few months, and then each went their own way after things didn’t work out. Then, out of the blue several years later, they connected online via Facebook messenger and officially became a couple in 2013. Cory then proposed at Reunion Tower in 2018 with their friends by their side. And now, in 2019, they’ve made it official! We are so happy for these two and can’t wait to see what the future holds.