December 9, 2019

Originally posted on December 19th, 2011:  When I look back on December 10, 2011, it still seems surreal that I got engaged at 4 pm that day in the forest behind my parents’ house.  I can still hear their voices up on the balcony as Shea held me in his arms and told me he […]

January 25, 2019

45 degrees Fahrenheit. That was the temperature the day we took Savanna and Tanner’s engagement photos. Savanna looked stunning in her lace dress, but I know she froze. They were up for all my crazy ideas and we ended with some beautiful portraits as a result. Savanna and Tanner are high school sweethearts. They met […]


December 17, 2018

I met Jillian and Azrael the week after Thanksgiving. They had only been engaged for a few weeks, but their story began almost 4 years ago on day 4 of Jillian’s freshman year at LeTourneau. She and Azrael shared a Intro to Engineering class. Jillian had just presented a project for an app and she […]


June 1, 2018

Wow! This surprise engagement would have put “The Bachelor” to shame. I am truly amazed at the thought and attention that went into planning every detail of this special moment for Allie Hall and Coby Weaver. From the rose petal-shaped heart to the hand-built memory table by the groom, this is a day they will never forget. Allie […]

May 19, 2018

It was a warm, windy afternoon by the pond. They were fishing. After she caught a fish, he told her he was tired of fishing and they returned the poles to the golf cart. She noticed her grandmother peeking through the glass door with her binoculars, but thought nothing of it because she had always […]

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Gilmer, Texas

East Texas family photographer

Gilmer, Texas