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You may have heard the term “golden hour”, and wondered what it meant.  The “golden hour” refers to the period of time shortly before sunset when the sun is low in the sky, creating soft, warm, and flattering lighting conditions. This time of day is popular for family photos (as well as many other types […]

Ask Paula, Family, Maternity

August 22, 2023

What’s So Special About Golden Hour?

As a family photographer, I feel it is a privilege to walk alongside families in every season of life. Each session is a journey, a story waiting to be told through the lens. Recently, I had the honor of photographing the Payne family – a family that radiates love, resilience, and a deep connection that […]


August 17, 2023

Payne Family Session | Family photos in Dallas/Fort Worth

From shared childhood memories to adult companionship, the relationship between siblings is a treasure trove of emotions, experiences, and love. One beautiful way to enhance and celebrate this bond is by capturing sibling photographs. These snapshots freeze moments of connection, joy, and togetherness, serving as timeless reminders of the strong ties that bind brothers and […]

Children, Family

August 15, 2023

Sibling Photos in Dallas/Fort Worth

Preserving the timeless moments spent with our loved ones is a cherished tradition, and family photography artfully captures these special memories, allowing us to relive them over and over again. Whether it’s the warmth of a family reunion, the joy of a holiday gathering, or a simple celebration of the unbreakable bond that ties us […]

Family, Mini Sessions

July 20, 2023

Benefits of Early Booking for Holiday and Mini Sessions

“Getting to feel the purest form of love from my babies & seeing their faces light up with joy is the best feeling ever!”-Amayrani Vaughn As a family photographer in Dallas/Fort Worth, I was granted the extraordinary opportunity to witness and capture the most precious moments for the Vaughn Family. In their presence, love flows […]

Children, Family

July 11, 2023

Vaughn Family Session | Dallas Fort Worth Photography