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I might kill this plant

Well…it’s happened…I’ve turned into my mother. I’m kind of joking, but not really. My house is usually filled with the smells of baking, my plant collection is growing faster than my children, and I’ve started hiring people to clean my house. WHAT IS HAPPENING TO ME?! Y’all….it has been a minute. How many months have...

Herman Park engagement portraits: Jen & Chandler

This spring I met up for socially distanced drink and a stroll through Hermann Park in Houston with Jen and Chandler to celebrate their recent engagement. We met at one of their favorite restaurants where Chandler had proposed a few short weeks prior. These two were absolutely delightful, laid back, and have the most wonderful...

Magnolia Network and The Lost Kitchen

Oh boy, do I have a story for you. You know sometimes you just get those calls or emails and you’re like, “naaah, this is too good to be true?” Well, that kind of happened to me this past January. It goes basically like this….I get an email out of the blue from a producer...

Discover Green Houston engagement photos

Once a couple has decided to hire me to be their wedding photographer, one of the first things we decide is whether or not they are going to do engagement photos. I’ve talked about this topic a lot on various social media outlets, but it warrants saying again, I truly do believe that this session...

Houston micro wedding at home

Brittany and Jeremiah were supposed to have a big wedding in Austin this spring, but those plans came to a halt when we all found ourselves in the middle of a pandemic and certain services had to shut down. They had waited years for this moment and postposing until next year was just not something...

Cat Spring Texas ranch engagement party

Hop in your car and head west out of Houston and once you’re out of the city, and past suburbia, you’ll make your way into the quiet country towns that make Texas what it is. The farms and ranches are spread across these areas by the dozens. And if you’re lucky enough to have one...

Houston Proposal at St Martin’s Church

In early March, before the whole world went into a tailspin with the COVID19 pandemic, I had the honor of documenting a beautiful marriage proposal here in Houston. I’ve previously written here why you should hire a photographer for your proposal  and this proposal is a great example of how it can all come together.  Like...

Why you should hire a photographer for your proposal

Hiring a proposal photographer in Houston So you’re thinking about proposing to the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. That’s so exciting! So much thought and planning can go into that moment. Where do you do it? What time of day? Do I want it to be private or out...

Ouisie’s Table Houston wedding

Fall in Houston is a lovely time to get married and one of my favorite churches in the city is Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Midtown. This is where LeighAnn and Mike got married on a beautiful day last fall. The glow of the church at night is one of my favorite things about this...

Hermann Park Houston proposal – Kirby and Casey

Spring wedding proposal in Hermann Park February is still winter on our calendars…unless you live in a place Houston, TX. Springlike weather comes rather early around here, and on the first weekend in February we had our first peek at that perfect, spring weather. The sun was shining, and the trees, seemingly overnight, were bursting...

COVID-19 impacts on Houston weddings

Changing wedding plans in Houston due to COVID 19? Wow. Where do I even start? I guess I’ll just ask right off the bat…how are YOU doing? This past week has really turned into something pretty hairy. Anyone remember Y2K? And we thought that was crazy!! I know that things are rough right now for a lot...

The Best Midcoast Maine Wedding Venues

When it comes to planning a wedding in Maine, I am unabashedly partial to the Midcoast area. This is the part of Maine where I grew up. It holds a very special place in my heart. From Bath to Belfast, this is where many of my childhood memories were made. It’s no wonder that most...

WPPI recap from a Houston wedding photographer

I’m going to be honest with all of you; I’m pretty exhausted! I was out in Las Vegas last week for WPPI, a conference for professional photographers. It’s been eight years since I was last at this event and, boy, has it changed! It’s smaller, more intimate (as intimate as you can be with 8,000...

Houston Engagement Portraits – Alex & Chris

What happens when two people who live in the same duplex go through a hurricane together? The top floor neighbor ends up inviting the first floor neighbor up for safety from the flooding and before you know it they start dating. This is the story of Alex and Chris. When hurricane Harvey was wrecking havoc...

Houston Heights portraits – Caitlin & Erin

Caitlin and Erin didn’t have a precise plan to end up in Houston, but these two driven, intelligent women have found a home, not only in the city that they now love, but with each other. It was only fitting that their portraits reflect how much this dingy, beautiful, complicated city means to them. We...

A Houston Christmas proposal at home

Just before Christmas I had the pleasure of hearing from Trevor. He called to let me know that he was proposing to his girlfriend, Haley, out in the courtyard of their apartment in a few days, and wanted to know if I could document the big moment. Of course I said yes! I joined him...

Houston Wedding Planner: Blossom Events

Wedding planners in Houston, TX Here in Houston we have such a huge and wonderful selection of talented and creative wedding pros, from planners, to photographers, to florists, to musicians, and beyond. Today I’m highlighting one of those professionals. Danika Cline is the owner of Blossom Events, a boutique wedding planning company here in the...

Where to Buy an Engagement Ring in Houston

Getting engaged in Houston, TX? It’s that time of year again and I am excited to announce a new partnership with one of Houston’s hottest jewelry designers. Lindsey Leigh Jewelry, or otherwise known as @houstondiamondgirl on Instagram, is a powerhouse jewelry designer and is taking Houston by storm with her concierge model of doing business....

1812 Farm Maine Wedding

Part two of Sowmya and Zach’s Maine wedding took us a few miles down the road to Pemaquid Point Lighthouse for ceremony number two of the day. The Kentucky couple had visited the area and the lighthouse only a few days after they got engaged. The trip with family was already planned, but Zach timed...

The 1812 Farm Maine Indian Wedding

When Sowmya and Zach started to plan their wedding, it was an easy decision to throw a destination wedding in Maine. They had come to visit the lighthouse on Pemaquid Point only a few days after their engagement and thought to themselves, “When we get married, this would be a perfect place to do it.”...

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Anne is based in Houston, Texas and spends summers in her home state of Maine.

She is available for weddings and portraits there and beyond.

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