March 4, 2021

Hey friends! I’m back with another East Texas vendor spotlight. This time I’m featuring Chris Frazier who is an East Texas DJ. He also offers several other neat services you can incorporate into your wedding or event. I met Chris through his wife Rachel when I photographed her doctorate photos. I then had the honor […]

vendor etx dj

March 1, 2021

Dearest Allie Jo, You have been around the sun once. Hooray! What a gift you are to us! You changed our world just before the world itself changed. Having a newborn in the middle of a pandemic is not for the faint of heart. But we are grateful for the slower pace and the ability […]

February 3, 2021

I’m beyond thrilled to have another installment of this blog post series: Vendor Spotlights! Jennifer is someone I’ve worked with numerous times. She has done my make-up for maternity photos and I’ve scheduled her to do make-up for numerous clients. Her work is always beautiful! She does a wonderful job listening and implementing exactly what […]

January 15, 2021

Courtney and Jonah couldn’t have asked for a prettier January day for their wedding. It was a lovely way to start the new year. This past summer Jonah proposed to Courtney after they made a big batch of wine. They bottled that wine up and put labels on it for all of their important life […]

enochs stomp wedding

December 17, 2020

As I pulled in the parking lot, I heard the rev of a motorcycle engine. I turned to see the groom parking in a spot wearing his infamous brown leather jacket. That jacket was mentioned a time or two during the day. The bride even wore it for some of her portraits. Their love story […]

November 12, 2020

I’m beyond thrilled to introduce a new series of blog posts I plan to do: Vendor Spotlights! I couldn’t be more honored to have Amber be my first feature. Amber is so talented and really makes your big day unforgettable. She is a dream to work with because she keeps the day flowing and her […]

October 15, 2020

Fall weddings are pretty fabulous. I had the privilege of shooting a wedding at Tree Haven which is a gorgeous venue hidden off a dirt road in North East Texas. Chance and Taylor had a magical wedding day. It was full of many special moments, including a first “not” look where Chance prayed over their […]

husband and wife

July 22, 2020

Dear Barrett, I can hardly believe you’re four years old. You were the one who made me a mama and I’m so grateful. You’ve taught me so much. You have become an incredible big brother to Allie Jo. She thinks you are hilarious and she is right. You are. It is fun to see you […]

July 17, 2020

After being set up on Halloween of last year, Constance and Otto began to talk each night on the phone. They finally met at Thanksgiving break and then Otto proposed after Christmas. Their engagement season has definitely been an adventure thanks to Covid-19 and long distance. It was a total honor to capture their beautiful […]

June 19, 2020

In the middle of a pandemic, this joy-filled couple said yes to forever with one another. Germ-ex was on tables and masks were offered, but the love that these two have for each other is what I think most will remember from this blissful day. Well, that and they may also remember the downpour that […]

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Gilmer, Texas

East Texas Wedding & Lifestyle photographer

Gilmer, Texas