Lizzy & Sten | Laguna Gloria Engagement Session

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Okay, all of my couples are stylish, but I’ve never had one come to a session wearing lobster earrings and a matching pink moto jacket. All the heart eyes!! Lizzy and Sten reserved some space at the beautiful Laguna Gloria and we took advantage of the gorgeous Texas sun filtering through the trees. I always loved what I’d seen of Laguna before, but had never fully explored its depths on a perfect fall day — I’d never seen the giant tree stump sculpture, for instance — so it was great taking photos in and around the area with Lizzy and Sten. I’m super excited for their wedding this spring! 

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Alyssa & Andrius | Sunrise Session at Town Lake

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I met up with Alyssa and Andrius the weekend after the immense rains that flooded Austin; we were worried about more rain, but the sun rose that morning in spectacular fashion. The only real difference was how high the river was on its banks — just look at the tree branches touching the water!

Alyssa is one of the kindest women I know: smart and compassionate, kind to animals, a teacher, a dog lover. Andrius was quiet at first, but opened up as the session went along, and couldn’t stop smiling when their pup Ellie joined in.

Only occasionally have I shot a sunrise session, but I loved how quiet the city felt. If you’re interested in shooting at sunrise, let’s chat, because I think it’ll be lovely to do more.

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Jenn & Rhett | Wildflower Barn Wedding

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In a little spot of land in the middle of Driftwood, Texas, is a small barn surrounded by flower beds and trees. Jenn and Rhett chose this intimate spot to hold their wedding, getting ready in the small cabin next to the barn and hosting dinner in a big tent nearby. The two didn’t see each other before the ceremony, and Rhett didn’t see Jenn until she was walking down the aisle and his best man told him to turn around. The two were all smiles all day. I loved this heartwarming wedding and hope you do, too. Be sure to scroll down to see the vendors involved in making this day so lovely.

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Wildflower Barn (venue and coordination); Texas Blooms; Pappa’s Catering; Tall Texan Entertainment; Michelle’s Patisserie; Katy Reddell (HMU); Essense of Australia (dress); Badgley Mischka (shoes)