Seriously, I love when I meet a friend who doesn’t have a cookie cutter family – these are my most interesting friends. I suppose I relate to them, because my own family is a blended one. I didn’t grow up picturing myself as a stepmother. It is as rewarding as it is challenging. But honestly […]

My younger son’s birthday is in October, so every year around this time I start planning his birthday party. Likewise, it’s time to start planning for YOUR fall family session! (I know, I can’t believe summer’s basically over either.) In this post, you’ll read the main four reasons why you should book your fall portrait […]

Fourth of July felt extra special this year. I think part of it is that the third season of Stranger Things came out literally on July 4, set in  1985 (fabulous year) and centered around Independence Day. The larger than life holiday + 80s vibe of it all spoke to me. So when I met […]

Earlier this year, the Changs booked a session to celebrate the first birthday of their baby boy Max. We scheduled for February. Well, lesson learned: White Rock Lake is *insanely* windy in February. So we rescheduled for March at the Dallas Arboretum, where spring was in full force. I’ve shot at the Arboretum before, but […]

We don’t really get a typical fall season in Texas. This session took place October 27, and I’m sure it was at least 80 degrees, if not closer to 90s. The leaves on our trees might turn colors around December 15, for about a day, and then they’ll be dead for four months. The grass […]

I smiled the whole way home from this photoshoot – so much to be happy about! I felt comfortable with the Capeners from the moment we met, and that can sometimes be tricky. All photographers must accept meeting new people as a part of the job. If I’m honest, it’s normally one of my favourite […]

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