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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...

Planning Your Wedding or Event during COVID-19

Well that escalated quickly. 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 of people so, again, how are you doing?...

Best Midcoast Maine Wedding Venues

Top four 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...

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 wedding proposal

Engaged in Houston! 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!...

Houston Wedding Vendor: Blossom Events

Wedding professionals 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...

Engaged 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....

Pemaquid Point and 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.”...

French’s Point Maine Wedding: Angie & Stephen

Angie and Stephen live bustling lives in Cambridge, MA where they both work and live close by their company’s office, a company that they both work for. Angie and Stephen met at work, like many of us do, and what started out as a business trip quickly turned into something much more special. The two...

York Harbor Beach family portraits: The Shanebergers

Capping off my week of beach portraits last month was a family that holds a very special place in my heart. Sally and Gray were wedding clients in 2012 and it was their wedding that really got my business into high gear. For us photographers sometimes we just have an event or a client that...

Blue Hill Maine family portraits

During my week home in Maine this August I had the joy of seeing this family. I have been photographing Catherine and Matt and their kids for the past five years, doing family portraits and senior photos for their oldest daughter. This summer it was their son’s turn for senior portraits and we also did...

Pine Point Beach family photos: The Grants

Adding to my string of beach sessions this summer were the Grant family! I’ve known Jesse and Moraima for many years, and photographed their wedding in Puerto Rico five years ago. They recently moved to Portland, Maine and while I was home visiting and working, we got together for a fun session on the beach....

Pine Point Beach summer portraits: Mawson-Baker family

This August was full of beautiful beach sessions and family portraits all over Maine. Many of them were former wedding clients who I’ve had the joy of staying in touch with over the years, like this family! I photographed Leah and Ryan’s wedding in 2013 and now they have two lovely girls. We got to...

Anja & Amitabh’s wedding: Part II

Part two of Anja and Amitabh’s wedding picks up where we left off. In part one I shared intimate photos from their welcome dinner and private vows. After some lunch, a nap, and a little relaxation, family started to arrive at the house for the second ceremony of the day. Officiated by Amitabh’s mother, the...

Anja & Amitabh’s wedding: Part I

This wedding was so special that it needs to be shared in two parts to fully convey the love and sentiment that went into this weekend. In July I flew to Boston and drove to Belmont to the home of Anja and Amitabh, where they would be hosting their friends and family for a weekend...

Houston Wedding Planner: Events by Sarah

Houston wedding planners – Events by Sarah There are so many insanely talented and wonderful people putting on beautifully executed wedding events here in Houston. I am lucky to know many of them. Today I am featuring a team of outstanding women who make up the team at Events by Sarah. Lead by owner Sarah...

Houston Bridal Portraits at Holy Rosary Church

LeighAnn and Mike were married last fall at Ouisie’s Table in Houston and we had a blast last summer doing her bridal portraits at the church. The two were married at Holy Rosary in Midtown. Here are my favorites from her bridal session.

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