Ashley and Artem are two of the sweetest people I’ve ever met – and this anniversary photoshoot was so perfect for them. I really appreciate it when couples go out of their way to celebrate anniversaries and milestones. Life’s full of monotony, so why not celebrate absolutely everything you can? These two chose to spend […]

bride and groom laughing at the wedding altar

March of 2020 was…well, a lot. But this McKinney wedding was just a day of absolute love and laughter. Stephanie and Michael had the sweetest intimate wedding before it was cool – and by “cool” I most definitely mean “socially responsible and badass”.  This whole DIY wedding at Myers Park was filled with personal touches […]

Time. Flies. I know it’s a cliche…but I can’t really believe this was already over a year ago. January 2020: back before masks were a part of every responsible outfit. Oh, what a time. Speaking of outfits – Stephanie and Michael embraced their quirky style for this engagement session in the Magnolia area of Fort […]

Dramatic title much? If you know me, that’s kind of my MO. I’m a sensitive type 4 on the enneagram personality type, so I have BIG FEELINGS. And when COVID hit and sent my industry into a tailspin, I definitely had the terrible, helpless feeling that so many others had. I don’t remember where I […]

bride with green hair and groom in front of smoke bomb

When I saw the mood board for this shootout I was hooked. Bohemian disco theme? Tattoos? A gorgeous model with green hair? Something a little different from the cookie cutter wedding inspiration we usually see? Sign me up! Styled shoots are a bit of a mixed bag for me. I don’t want to perpetuate unrealistic […]

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