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5 Easy Ways to Prep for Your Engagement Session

Nov 1, 2018

Being on the other side of the camera, we always have a blast during engagement sessions! It’s the first time we get to really hang out with our couples (for more than just coffee) – I always think of it like a double date! That said, we know it can be nerve-wracking! Most people have […]

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Colorful Fall Springdale Station Wedding – Jenny & Brandon

Oct 30, 2018

Always more, never less. That’s the Rampolla family motto. Everyone listened attentively. Jenny’s dad stood, in front of all their friends and family, holding the microphone and reflected. Earlier that day, he had walked Jenny across the Springdale Station lawn and stood with her, arm in arm, before his soon-to-be son in law. They shook hands, […]

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East Texas Vineyard Wedding

Oct 25, 2018

Lush, green vines. Rows and rows of oranges, yellows, and more fall colors against a gray sky. You could feel the peaceful quiet of a small Texas town, off the beaten path. Chairs set up under the shade of an oak tree covered in Spanish moss. Pine trees surrounded the property and created a beautiful […]

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South Austin Engagement Session – Emily & Eric

Oct 12, 2018

Cue the cute puppy photos! Emily and Eric first mentioned to us that they wanted their pup, CJ to be involved in their engagement session we were stoked!! We are very obviously dog people, and thought it was so sweet that they wanted to include their fur baby!! I’m a sucker for the “my parents […]

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Downtown San Antonio Wedding – Kelly & Ryan

Oct 10, 2018

On the first year, fifth year, twenty fifth, and fiftieth. Joseph, their officiant, looked over the crowd as he stood in front of Kelly and Ryan. Between them was a small leather box, holding a bottle of wine. This box was the centerpiece of their beautiful, outdoor ceremony at the Briscoe Western Art Museum. Inside, […]

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The First Look Explained

Oct 3, 2018

Here we are. We’ve been going back and forth on email, trying to nail down a time and place to meet. We finally get to sit down in person, and you’re ready with a list of questions (which is actually something we love – please ask all the questions!!). After we’ve gone down the list, […]

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Ashley’s Bridal Session at Laguna Gloria

Sep 27, 2018

When Ashley told me she wanted to have her bridal session at Laguna Gloria, I was stoked!! Laguna Gloria is such a beautiful venue! It’s a little hidden gem out in West Austin. I honestly hadn’t been since the Contemporary took over a few years back!! I was so excited to check it all out!! […]

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Romantic Wedding at The Milestone Georgetown

Sep 25, 2018

“In case you didn’t know, I’m crazy ‘bout you, I’d be lying if I said that I could live this life without you.” Braden and Ashley’s eyes were locked with one another. They were only inches apart, singing to each other with wide smiles on their faces. They were surrounded – literally – by all […]

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Mercury Hall Bridal Session

Sep 20, 2018

A few weeks before the wedding, we met up to have Rachel’s Mercury Hall bridal session! One of my favorite, older traditions is having a bridal session. It’s definitely a Southern tradition too! Speaking from a wedding vendor perspective, a bridal session really helps out the timeline day of! It means plenty of time to get […]

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Intimate Mercury Hall Wedding

Sep 18, 2018

Let’s start this all the way from the beginning. Before this day in mid September, before Rachel put on her wedding dress and diamond studded shoes. Before Zach donned his tux, and spent the afternoon getting ready with his best man and childhood best friend, in a little cottage behind their ceremony site. Before the […]

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