Kristen & Bryan in old Richmond town.
February 25, 2009, 7:25 pm
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We met up in a little town called Richmond.  Not only was Kristen born and raised around these parts, but her family history goes back a few generations here.  I was just thrilled to finally have an excuse to try out the stomping grounds of my fellow Houston photogs. It definitely made for a good time! There were several that I loved…

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The little church where her parents were married & where Kristen & Bryan will perform a ‘mini’ ceremony before they head to Briscoe on their wedding day this July.  Kristen also attended preschool here!

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You just can’t find this kind of character in the big city… I love small towns. 

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And it wouldn’t be a session in Richmond if we didn’t hit the RR tracks…

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Kristen is probably gonna hate me… but this picture was SO funny.  We thought we’d take advantage of the passing train and try to get some shots in front of it, but half the time Kristen had this look on her face… it was almost too much for her to handle!  Funny…

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But we still got one or two…

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Love the next two…

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We were headed to our cars and I asked if they would do one more shot for me… and we got this…

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Had a great time with you two!  Can’t wait for the wedding!



Lauren & Curtis at the Ranch :)
February 25, 2009, 5:26 pm
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I just can’t say enough great things about Lauren & the fantastic family she’s already got & about to get herself into!  We have had so much fun together and still have a fabulous wedding to look forward to in March!  I met Curtis and Lauren at his parent’s ranch in Hempstead for their engagement session.  Here are a few that made the top of my list…

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Curtis proposed to Lauren out on this pier… so sweet. 

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And what’s a ranch in Texas without cowboy hats???

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Lauren makes a beautiful bride too… but can’t show you that session until after the wedding!



Katie & Kyle
December 27, 2008, 10:48 am
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There’s a small park not far from my house that provides a great setting for a session.  Katie & Kyle met up with me there.  The entire session was so relaxed and laid back.  I really love the serenity in all of their images.  Enjoy…

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We made some hay while the sun shone… (for about 1 millisecond 🙂 )

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Love it…

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So sweet…

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Awesome…

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Absolutely love this shot below!

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Katie & Kyle… you guys know how to work the camera!  Thanks for making my job a piece of cake.  February will be here before we know it… can’t wait!



Dana & Bryan in Chappell Hill
December 14, 2008, 11:19 am
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I had a blast heading down to Chappell Hill with Dana & Bryan a few weeks ago.  I love the cozy small town feel there and the fact that there’s a new photo op around every corner.  Give me different and I’m a happy camper :). Hang in there with me, folks.  It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged, so I got a little carried away :).  But it’s worth it.  I promise!

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Dana spotted this awesome little (slightly dilapidated…ha) house that we took advantage of…

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I love this next shot.  If only I had been tall enough to give them both feet.  Oh, well.  Still love it…

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You gotta love old and broken down… it definitely has it’s place in the world!

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It’s great when you’re still behind the camera to catch these impromptu moments…

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And lookie here what I got me… another one of them aggies!

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Love it… honestly there were so many of these shots that I just loved.  It’s hard to say any of them were my favorites because they really all were. 

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Okay… check it out!  We found gas for 9 cents a gallon!  Whoa… those were the days.  

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I really love overcast days.  You can’t beat natures enormous softbox to capture great images.  Of course it helps to have an amazing couple :).  

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Dana & Bryan… you guys are the best!  The wedding is going to be awesome next October.  Can’t wait!



Tracy & Will…Gig ’em ;)
November 29, 2008, 11:02 am
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I met up with Tracy & Will guess where?  I’ve said it before, but being married to an Aggie just seems to attract Aggies!  I’ve only done one Longhorn wedding in the past 18 months.  They just seem to know.  Not to mention the fact that Dianna is an Aggie.  I’m an Aggie magnet.  C’mon, Longhorns… impress me!  Them Aggies have got me so booked up you don’t have a chance!  They may not be able to hold their own on the football field, but they’ve got some SERIOUSLY good taste in wedding photographers ;)! 

Tracy & Will were so sweet together.  It was very difficult to get a picture of them not smiling or laughing together!  We really had a good time and captured some great images… see for yourself!

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A little lovin’ under the Century Tree…

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Having fun with shadows at the Academic Bldg…

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And a TAMU session just isn’t complete without a visit to the Bush Library…

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Love the fall color!  

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There’s like a bazillion itty bitty bugs flying around back in the gardens… see ’em?

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Love this one of Tracy…

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Thanks you two for a great session!  I know the wedding is going to be awesome next July!



Becky & Chris
November 22, 2008, 11:58 am
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I met up with Becky and Chris a few weeks ago in the Heights.  Chris is an Army man with a very unpredictable schedule, so we were just glad he was able to show (although (at first) I think he would have much rather been at boot camp than taking pictures with me!)!  These two were very laid back and I really love how calm and relaxed they look in the pictures.  Enjoy!becky_chris001

Love this shot…

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This shot below was one of my very faves!

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I loved it when Becky would look straight into the camera.  Her eyes are so calming!

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And we’ll end with a “family” picture.  We started out at the park with Scout and Gunner, but they were a little too excited.  So we waited ’til the end of the session when they were worn out to capture this one!

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Stephanie & Mike
November 18, 2008, 7:47 pm
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I met up with Stephanie and Mike at the original Ninfa’s, founded the same year I was born! I had never been so it was a fun stop for me.  This is where Stephanie and her family always gather for celebrations and special gatherings, so it was only appropriate this “celebration” take place there as well!  stephanie_mike004

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Mike needed a photo with “both” of his “girls”… ha…

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We headed over to Hermann Park to round off the session…

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I love, love, love this shot below… Stephanie has such striking features and photographs so beautifully (no worries, Mike… you just make her look even better 😉 )

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Gorgeous…

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You two were awesome… can’t wait for the February wedding!!!