The Journal

Tales of motherhood, business ownership, and family. 








Are you an expectant mom this winter? If you’re preparing to welcome a baby in the late winter and early spring, you may be wondering whether an in-studio maternity session is right for you. Here in Texas, outdoor sessions are lovely for much of the year, but the winter weather can pose challenges for moms-to-be. […]

Maternity, Studio

November 22, 2023

Why to do an Indoor Winter Maternity Session

This session was so special for this beautiful family because it marked the completion of their family. This sweet little baby boy will make their daughter (Romina) a big sister and complete their family unit just perfectly…they cannot wait for his arrival! Not only is mom just stunning (that ivory dress was dreamy), she is […]


October 18, 2023

Garza Family Maternity Session

If you’re an expectant mother, you know that maternity portraits are an important part of the unique process, and a very special milestone! I love capturing this time for all the sweet moms and their babies-to-be. I offer two types of maternity sessions; outdoor, on-location sessions, and indoor, bohemian studio sessions in my signature style. […]

Ask Paula, Maternity

September 24, 2023

What type of maternity session is right for me? 

Our world seems to be constantly bustling with activity, so when I get the chance to slow down, it’s always a welcome change! This sweet family was beautiful and we enjoyed our time together…I didn’t want it to end. First, let’s introduce the real stars of the show 😉 Nayleah, a vibrant and energetic six-year-old, […]


September 19, 2023

Golden Hour Maternity Session

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?