January 8, 2015
Babies

Mary Lillia – 6 months, Dallas Family Photographer

I seriously love fall, especially brightly colored leaves when they cover the ground like a blanket. I only wish the season lasted longer down here in Texas, or came during the appropriate month. I think I've become accustomed to these mild Texas "winters" because I just do not enjoy harsh temperatures anymore (I moved here from Alaska 5 years ago). Especially now that I have kids, I just can't wa ...

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January 6, 2015
Families Kids Personal

My family. Waxahachie, Tx Family Photographer

2014. Boy was that a year. For some of you that follow my photography and blog, you know my family personally, for others this my be your first glimpse at what my life looks like on the other side of the camera.  Although, I have done several posts in the past on my kids and life around Waxahachie, so if you haven't seen those you should definitely check out the archives. Cuz I have cute kids... ...

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December 31, 2014
Families Maternity

Bell Maternity, Waxahachie Tx, Portrait Photographer

My friends Josh and Cynthia just welcomed their newest family member, Demi Elaine, last week on Christmas Eve. I didn't have time to post their maternity session before leaving for Christmas, so in honor of her birth I wanted this to be my first blog post after coming home from our trip. Josh and Cynthia have been our friends since before either of us were married. Actually, we both got married i ...

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December 9, 2014
Families Kids

Freeze & Schmidt Families – Denton, TX Family Photographer

My husband, Chris, recently introduced me to Dr. Who. I survived the first season (barely) with all the bad special effects, weird story lines, poor acting etc. and have now made it all the way to season 5. I've gotta say, there's something intriguing about it, although I don't think I'm addicted quite as much as Chris yet. It's definitely growing on me though, especially the weeping angels. So ho ...

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December 8, 2014
Seniors

David Senior 2015 – Waxahachie, Tx Portrait Photographer

I think I'm starting to feel like an adult. Never mind the fact that we are celebrating our 5 year anniversary this coming year, we own a house, have two kids, degrees, etc. I just don't feel like an adult yet and I really don't feel like it's been almost 10 years since I graduated from high school. Oh, man. David is graduating with the class of 2015 (which I think is pretty cool) this coming spr ...

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December 2, 2014
Babies Families Personal

Erwin Family – Dallas, Tx Family Photographer

Before I married Chris, I was an Erwin. That means a lot of things. Mainly, we Erwins are weird... not weird, just quirky... quirky sounds better. As teenagers my two brothers and I would make random videos everywhere we went, doing things like eating food coloring, sliding down glaciers on the sign that says "do not climb on glaciers", taunting the wildlife in Alaska (I was a teenager and stupid, ...

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November 26, 2014
Bridals Wedding

Carlson Wedding – Humble, TX Wedding Photographer

Over the summer I met Katelyn for the first time over a cup of coffee. She told me all about her wonderful finance, Eric, (whose friends all call Ruckus) how they met, and the life they were starting to plan together. Because they would be getting married in the Houston area (and I'm in south Dallas) I knew I wouldn't get a chance to meet the groom until the wedding day. From the very beginning of ...

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November 6, 2014
Engagements

Willem & Wendy, Turtle Creek, Lifestyle Photographer

One of the things that I enjoy most in life is a nice stroll through a park. When the sun is just starting to go down, it's nice and still and peaceful. Perfect. As a family we take a walk after dinner every evening and it's a great time to just talk and reflect on the day. When I met with Willem and Wendy to discuss their upcoming wedding next month, I knew Prather park with just the place for u ...

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November 4, 2014
Babies Families Kids Personal

Pumpkin Patch, Midlothian, Tx Portrait Photographer

I love everything about fall... the bright colors, the crisp air, the festivities. All of it. Unfortunately, north Texas doesn't really celebrate like other parts of the country. Sometimes in the early morning you can imagine that it is going to be a cool day, but then it gets up to 80 and you give in and trade your scarf, sweater, and boots for summer clothes again. I'm not complaining... well... ...

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October 14, 2014
Families Kids

Becerril Family – Dallas, TX Mini Shoot

Fall in Texas looks a lot like summer in Texas... but maybe not 100 degrees... just in the 90's. Sometimes it is 100 degrees though. This shoot was the last of my fall mini shoots and we headed to Downtown Dallas. I met Eliza and her guys through her sister Shelby (one of my "first week" friends at college who turned out to be one of my best friends). They were all in town visiting Shelby and h ...

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