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Tales of motherhood, business ownership, and family. 








Since the first moment I met Matt and Lynnsey, I knew I’d never forget them! They were the sweetest couple I had ever met, and I fell in love with them instantly. They chose a wonderful location: The Barn in Kountze, Texas. It fit perfectly for their rustic theme, and I still mull over the […]


June 9, 2017

Lynnsey & Matt | Wedding | Southeast Texas Wedding Photographer

“For your wedding, you should look like yourself at your most beautiful!” -Bobbi Brown Dallis was a beautiful, charming bride. We met at the sweeping grounds of the The Brown Center, a local mansion with perfect views and bright green grass. It also features an 88-acre garden, complete with tall pines and blooming Azaleas. Designed as […]


July 21, 2015

Dallis | Bridals | Southeast Texas Wedding Photographer

Pantone announced the gorgeous, deep wine, “Marsala” color as their 2015 Color of the Year, but how do you carry a dark burgundy into Spring and Summer? We love blending the rich hue with airy lace and crochet pieces that complement it but keep it light. Here’s one example, a beautiful brighter shade of burgundy […]

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April 10, 2015

How to Wear Spring and Summer’s New Colors in Your Session!

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.  -Peter Ustinov We laughed, we had fun, and I think this was session was just about perfect! Amber and Chase had such a true connection, and it was amazing to capture their happiness. We started at a local park in the Orange, […]


April 7, 2015

Amber & Chase | Engagement | Southeast Texas Engagement Photographer

“And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.” Ecclesiastes 4:16 I loved that this sweet couple chose this verse as a focal point for their beautiful ceremony. It was a precious reminder of their faith and what brought them together! I also loved the way […]


March 10, 2015

Callie and Elliott | Wedding | Southeast Texas Wedding Photographer