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Baby Mason | Houston Newborn Photos During sweet baby Mason’s Houston Newborn photos, we chatted about which of the umpteen baby items are really worth buying! So along with Mason’s newborn session, I’m sharing 3 tips before buying all the baby things for all the mommas-to-be out there! Taking at-home lifestyle newborn photos soon? Check […]

Baby Mason’s Newborn Photos + 3 Tips for Buying Baby Things

3 Tips before buying baby things

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I’ve seen so many darling babies in my 10+ years doing newborn photography in Houston but Baby Collins was a real-life doll baby, y’all! From getting to know them during their maternity session to being their Houston newborn photographer and meeting their sweet baby girl, Collins, I’ve loved every second with the Coffman family. I […]

Baby Collins | Newborn Photography

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After almost a decade as a Houston family photographer, I have seen it all from meltdowns to picture-perfect, dream sessions! Follow these 5 Tips for taking summer family photos to make things a bit easier! 5 tips for taking summer family photos I know first hand how overwhelming taking family photos can be with little […]

Houston Family Photographer

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Hi sweet Cotton family! You are the reason we are able to do what we love and we are SO grateful for you. I pray you’re home safe, snuggled up with your family, staying as healthy as possible! This has been a wild few weeks, to say the least. I think every single one of […]

10 ways to choose joy

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If you are nervous about raising your prices but know in your heart it’s the right time, this is for you, friend! I want to share a few tips for raising your wedding photography price so you can get to that next level of being a luxury wedding photographer! One of our photography coaching clients […]

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Warner and Thomas’ Canyonwood Ridge Austin Wedding was as sweet as it was stunning! The glowing sunshine made for the perfect Texas December wedding day! But the best part was just how full of love the day was. It represented this incredible couple perfectly! While we really love being Houston wedding photographers and focusing on […]

Canyonwood Ridge Austin Wedding

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Alright friends, I want to get real with y’all and talk about something tough today. In an Instagram “highlight only” world, I feel like it’s easy to see other wedding photographers’ success and think that the things that have happened to you could never happen to them! Well, let me tell ya. We all make […]

How to Stay Motivated As a Wedding Photographer Despite a Big Failure

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Surviving slow months as a wedding photographer takes a little bit of thoughtfulness and planning ahead! But honestly, after a super busy season, we welcome those slow months with open arms. If you are struggling to think of ways to get through these months, hopefully, our 5 tips on how to survive slow months as […]

How to Survive Slow Months as a Wedding Photographer

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Are you overwhelmed with all the things as a new photographer?! I feel you, friend! From new bookings and client reminders to marketing tasks and your finances, it sometimes can feel like your to-do list is chaos on paper. 🤦🏼‍♀️It’s time to organize your photography business, Marie Kondo style! But trust me when I tell […]

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Wanna know what we love MORE than Honeybook (the #1 tool we use in our photography business to do things like send proposals, questionnaires, and automated workflows)? Friends, LIKE YOU, joining in on the Honeybook for photographers party & leveling UP your photography business with such an amazing tool! *This post contains affiliate links, which […]

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We usually only host one weekend of Houston Christmas mini sessions! But this year we had more interest than ever before so we decided to open up a second weekend to fit in our sweet Cotton families before my maternity leave! I’ve been a Houston wedding photographer for over a decade but families have always […]

houston family photographers

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This elegant St. Martin’s Episcopal Church wedding ceremony followed by the most stunning Houstonian wedding reception might be one of our favorite Houston weddings of all time! Anytime the girls from Keely Thorne Events are involved, we know the wedding is going to be a show stopper! I know we say it all the time […]

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