Mercy and Steve’s Gilley’s Dallas Wedding took place at The Loft at Gilley’s and perfectly fit Mercy’s modern, industrial vibe that she was going for! A little backstory: Mercy and I were neighbors back at our time at UT Arlington. In the years since, she’s started a thriving hair styling business, and we’ve remained friends […]

engagement

Sarah and Nick met up with me at the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve in Plano, TX early last Sunday morning for their engagement photos. They met while studying glass blowing at UTA, and now they both work as professional glass blowers! How cool is that? Sarah and I go way back – all the way […]

Molly and Dustin’s Room on Main wedding day was absolute perfection! In true Texas Spring fashion, we had a forecast of 100% rain, so we were prepared with several different backup plans and my trusty Dark Sky app on my watch. Luckily, their pre-wedding preparations were taking place in a penthouse at the iconic Joule […]

Molly and Dustin’s Bishop Arts Engagement session was an adventure! I’m a fan of cold winter weather, but I’m not going to complain that Dallas, TX decided to provide us with beautiful 75 degree weather in December! With Christmas decorations going up it provided for a great and festive backdrop for their portraits. There are […]

dallas elopement photographer

Chris and Nick’s Dallas Elopement took place at a park in Arlington called the Drying Beds. They take frequent trips there to walk and let their dog (and honorary bridal party member) Caju run around and play freely. I love that they chose such a personal location – so when they return they always have […]

deep ellum engagement

Lora and Allan’s Deep Ellum engagement session took place on a foggy February morning earlier this year. They were absolute troopers meeting up with me so early on a Sunday morning! I am not a morning person but Deep Ellum is one of those places where it’s worth it to meet up early. For one […]

Bella Donna Chapel McKinney TX

Bella Donna Chapel in McKinney, TX could practically be in another country! It’s an absolutely stunning venue to get married in, especially if you want to experience what feels like a European-style chapel right here in North Texas. Leilani and Kevin decided to do a pre-wedding session with me when we first met since their […]

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Magnolias in Kaufman, a former early 20th century bank turned wedding venue, was the perfect location for Kim and Cole’s whimsical, music festival themed wedding. Guests were seated by the couple’s favorite artists, such as Alabama Shakes and Beck (who may or may not be one of my favorite musicians of all time), and the […]

Chris and Tina’s newlywed photo session took place at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. They had their original wedding ceremony over in Kenya with Tina’s family, and after having a courthouse wedding back in Texas, they wanted to have photos to accompany it. There’s something magical about the early summer light and haze once the seasons […]

Matt and Casey’s wedding took place at one of my “bucket list” wedding venues – the Trinity River Audubon Center. Matt and Casey are a couple who deeply appreciate the outdoors, and with the addition of Casey’s bohemian bridal style, this wedding really came together. One of the most personal touches was the unusual plan […]

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