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Backyard River Oaks Wedding John’s father’s home made for the perfect backdrop for this dreamy River Oaks Wedding. Natalie & John said “I do!” in front of so many close friends and family members at their gorgeous backyard wedding. Natalie stunned all the guests in her one of kind, gorgeous gown! When we see an […]

Natalie & John | River Oaks Wedding

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Christmas Mini’s Benefitting a Family Affected by Harvey When we heard about two of our sweet Cotton families that were affected by Harvey, we wanted to help. So our fall mini sessions are going to benefit one family and now our Christmas minis will help the second family! For the first time ever these will […]

Christmas Mini’s Benefiting a Family Affected by Harvey

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Jenn & Doug’s Ashton Gardens West Wedding First of all, I just knew Jenn and Doug’s Ashton Gardens West wedding would be incredibly sweet and so emotional! I came fully prepared with a fresh little box of tissues that I carried on me all day. Believe me, it didn’t take long before that little box was […]

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You asked for them and they’re finally here! We’ve been asked for years to offer fall mini sessions! Now, it finally feels right. We are so thrilled to announce our first ever Fall Mini Sessions! Our Mission Behind the Minis In the light of Hurricane Harvey, we really want to help our sweet Cotton families […]

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{Beautiful calligraphy above by talented @joyfulinkcalligraphy} When you pass through the waters, I will be with you, and through the rivers they will not overwhelm you.  – Isaiah 43:2 The Devastation of Hurricane Harvey Friends, neighbors, Texans, we love you more than words. With heavy hearts, we watched as hurricane Harvey devastated our state. From Corpus […]

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Day 4: Calligraphy Giveaway with A Fine Flourish Yesterday’s winner of the $150 calligraphy giveaway with A Fine Flourish is Taylor Deppisch!! YAY! I’ll email you today, Taylor! (Photo above styled by the wonderful Weddings by Jessee) Day 5: Our Last & Final Giveaway Last but not least, we are giving away a Cotton lifestyle photography session! […]

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Day 3: Mentor Session Giveaway Surprise! So, I know today we are supposed to announce yesterday’s mentor session giveaway but we just couldn’t do it! We received such amazing feedback and we couldn’t imagine just picking one winner!  So, since we don’t really like rules anyway ; ) we’re throwing y’all a curve ball. We […]

Day 4: Calligraphy Giveaway with A Fine Flourish

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Tuesday’s Floral Giveaway The winner of yesterday’s giveaway with F. Dellit Designs is Jeff Marks!!! Wahoo!  I’ll be emailing you Jeff! On to the next giveaway! 🙂 WEDNESDAY’S GIVEAWAY: TWO 1-ON-1 PHOTOGRAPHY MENTOR SESSIONS We love our ever-growing community of photographers here in Houston! One thing we are passionate about is sharing any tips and […]

UPDATE!! Day 3: Giveaway – TWO Photography Mentor Sessions!

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First of all, Happy 4th of July, friends! I hope you are enjoying time with your family, laying by the beach/pool & soaking in every ounce of this amazing freedom! The winner of yesterday’s giveaway with Cake & Confetti is Daniela with Lamp Post Prints!!  Yay! Daniela, we’ll email you today and you’ll have 3 […]

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Hey hey hey! Happy Monday, friends! Creating this beast of a site from the ground up consumed us for the entire month of June. Phew, we are glad to be done! So, we want to celebrate in a big way with 5 days of giveaways! Let’s start it off with a bang! If you have […]

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I can’t believe The Cotton Collective launch day is here, y’all!  We have dreamt of merging our two businesses for some time now. Lifestyle and Wedding Photography Together Again! First of all, we started Michelle Able Photography in 2010 for lifestyle, family, & wedding photography. Because Kellan (the hubby) and Alyssa (the best friend) joined […]

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First of all, the moment Stacey of Beckendorff Farms contacted me, over 4 years ago now, I knew I’d love her sweet family. As a Beckendorff Farms photographer, and I’m sure as all photographers that step foot on the property, this venue makes my dreams come to life. Stacey and Blake brought this incredible early American […]

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