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When Megan said she wanted to take her bridal portraits in Central Texas, I was all about it.  Wedding photographers in Houston usually dread the summer months but at least we didn’t have to mess with the Houston humidity!

I have been DYING to show these bridal portraits for what seems like FOREVER now!  How fitting that we are now finally into some cooler weather that I get to show them.  On my way to our location, I kept passing these GORGEOUS corn fields.  I know…you’re like, how gorgeous can a corn field be??  Oh…let me show you.  I asked Megan how she felt and unbeknownst to me, her Daddy is a farmer, so she was totally game.  A total farmer’s daughter <3

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When a creative gets an idea, they want to bring it to life. To bring it to life requires vision, commitment, dedication and teamwork.  This was the case with Daniella, owner of The Added Touch Events, who collaborated this whole shoot and made it all possible.

Looking for something a bit ethereal and romantic for one of her 7 ambitious shoots this day, I took her inspiration board and ran with it.  This is what we ended up with and I just love it.  None of it would have been possible without her  spearheading of the project and highlighting Houston’s own Arboretum for the setting.

Below is a small account of the hard work put into this shoot by artists of all natures.  Thanks to all of you.

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VENDORS:

Design and Coordination: The Added Touch Events

Venue: Houston Arboretum

Florist & Arbor: Casa De Flores Florals and Cakes

Arbor Assembly: Stage Directions, Inc

Bridal Dress: Unbridaled Houston

Flower Girl Dress: Macy’s

Hair: Jamie Lewis Artistry

 Makeup: Makeup by Keri Ann

Jewelry: Chloe & Isabel

Watercolor Painting: Jamie Lewis Artistry

Chairs: Houston Arboretum

Models: Asia Robinson & Mallie Williams

Photographing weddings in Houston doesn’t get much easier than this, you guys (aside from the heat)!

Just look at the adorableness going on here!

Suzy has SUCH an amazing energy and I knew that she was going to be an amazing person to work with.  No stress, just love, happiness and joy.  She also HAND PAINTED her wedding shoes as well as all of the bridesmaid shoes with different Disney character themes! ???????? Harry was all smiles and go with the flow, minus the August heat!  He may have tried to steal a peek at the bride once, but can you blame him??

I love being around these two and am excited to share a little peek into their wedding day.

Suzy & Harry, many blessings!

The Groom was taking it easy before the wedding at Westminster UMC

Disney themed bridesmaid shoes along with a pretty pink wedding dress

Getting ready for the wedding at Westminster UMC in Houston

Flower girls, family heirlooms and wedding rings

Bride and Groom Wedding Portraits before the wedding

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Game of Thrones Wedding Cake, Star Wars Wedding Cake, Lord of the Rings Wedding Cake

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Rolls Royce Wedding Getaway Cars

VENDORS:

CHURCH: Westminster United Methodist Church

RECEPTION: The Houstonial Hotel & Spa

COORDINATOR: Evangelia Anagnostopoulos Grell

HAIR: Katie & Anthony

MAKEUP: Blush & Co

FLORIST: Blooming Gallery

 BRIDES CAKE: Susie’s Cakes

GROOMS CAKE:

LINENS: EB Inc

DJ: LG Entertainment

LIGHTING: LG Entertainment

PHOTO BOOTH: LG Entertainment

DRESS: Alfred Angelo

SUIT: Men’s Wearhouse

SHOES: Keds, with Disney artwork painted by the bride, Suzy Thomas

Contagious.

That is what I first thought of Susan when I spoke with her.  She wanted to book over the phone and I’m leery of doing this.  I want for couples to make sure they like me first, but she just laughed and said “I already like you!”  Her laugh was contagious, as was her east Texas accent (which is dear to my heart).

When Susan laughs, she does so with her whole body and soul.  She’s a happy woman in love and it shows.  Chuck’s deep voice came over the phone very soft spoken and gentle.  I could tell he genuinely wanted whatever she did just so he could see her smile.  Two families joined together this July and they are SO fun.  The whole wedding party had a surprise dance off that had the crowd turned up and ready to party.

Below is a small account of what happened that hot day in July. The nurse who took a chance on a blind date with one of her patients family members changed her life forever.

 

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Cake Cutting at The Event Center in Beaumont

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VENDORS:

Wedding Venue: St Anthony Cathedral Basilica

Reception Venue: The Event Center

Wedding Coordinator: Michelle Randall Events

Florist: A Rose & Bridal

DJ: Madam DJ

Caterer: Cater To You

Cake: Debbie’s Delights

Candy Bar: Dressy Designs

Fireworks: The Phoenix Design Group

Hair: Michelle Bohn Mathis & Aimee Pierce

Makeup: Ashley Johnnie

Summer isn’t officially here yet, but it sure is HOT!

That didn’t stop Casie and Anthony from braving the heat for their engagement session here in Houston.  I’m so proud of them, they did awesome!  Afterward, we enjoyed cocktails at The Grove and visited along with Casie’s Mom.

I learned that Anthony loathes shopping, so he’s a huge fan of Amazon 😉  he travels to some pretty awesome places for work and that he’s a serious golfer.  Casie enjoys shopping (girl after my own heart), she loves traveling and she’s got a tight group of sorority sisters.

I’m so excited to capture their wedding this fall in The Woodlands, and until then here’s a little inside scoop from their engagement pictures!

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Every Saturday I wake up to a good day, a special day, and I get to preserve precious moments for two people in love.  I’m a Houston wedding photographer and I love getting to do this job.

Kristina & David went out in style on their day.  While David relaxed at the pool with his best guys, Kristina remained relaxed as well up in her suite surrounded by her beautiful friends who kept her champagne glass full!  They even had their fur babies there to be part of the wedding festivities.:)

From start to finish, this was a gorgeous day.  To hear David’s story of how he and Kristina met, the progression of the years and the anticipation leading up to this day, I felt so honored to be a small piece in their big day!

She wore Jimmy Choo Wedding Shoes for her big day!

Getting ready for the wedding at the Omni Hotel

Groomsmen were taking it easy on the wedding day hanging by the pool and relaxing at the Omni Galleria

His and Hers

Bride surprises the groom with a first look before the wedding

The bridesmaids and groomsmen

Every bride needs THIS flower girl!

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Signing the marriage contract at the Ketubah ceremony

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The Omni Galleria Chuppah Ceremony

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Breaking of the glass before the party starts!

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Having their first dance, Cutting the cake, Dancing the Hora

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Wedding Exit to the After Party at The Black Swan

VENDORS:

Venue: Omni Houston Hotel

Coordinator: A Day to Remember

Flowers: Plants N Petals

Hair & Makeup: Glam Studio

Lighting: DJU Productions

Band: The Fab 5

Cake: Who Made the Cake!

Music: Third Floor Strings

Decor: Elegant Chairs & More

Photo Booth: Monkey Booth Pics

Caterer: Omni Houston Hotel

Officiant: Rabbi Pamela Silk

As a Houston wedding photographer there’s no shortage of talent, so the ultimate flattery is when a bride comes to you and puts her full trust in you for documenting the biggest day in her life.  Such was the case with Sarah and Blake.  Sarah came into my life just months before her wedding in search of someone who would capture her vision.  She’s been a huge blessing to me.  The love I see in Blake’s eyes for his bride is nothing short of inspiring and everyone can feel the love when Sarah smiles at her new husband.

It’s an incredible feeling when at the end of the night, the beautiful bride and groom that hired you turns to you, hugs you and thanks you before climbing into the vintage car that whisks them away.  That moment is what feeds my soul.

Thank you Sarah & Blake

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Sparkler Wedding Exit with Rolls Royce

VENDORS:

Venue: The Carriage House

Furniture: Adorn Vintage Rentals

Florist: Flower Power Productions

Hair and Makeup: Sunkissed & Made Up

Dress: Martina Liana at Brickhouse Bridal

Cake: Desserts by Holly

Caterer: Carrabas

DJ: JPL Entertainment

Video: Luma Vista