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Pricing your wedding photography business might actually be one of the hardest parts of starting your business. And I get totally it! It feels so personal when it comes to your wedding photography business, doesn’t it? It’s your work, your art and you have to decide what “it” is worth. But it feels more like […]

5 Steps to Pricing your Wedding Photography Business As a Beginner (+ FREE hourly pricing calculator)

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Jeanne & Kevin | The Bell Tower on 34th At our first meeting with Jeanne and Kevin, Kinsey (our little girl) was only a few months old! We had Jeanne and Kevin over to our house to get to know each other over cookies. Because, duh! ; ) We always love having our clients over […]

Jeanne & Kevin | Bell Tower on 34th

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Virginia and Overton’s spring citrus wedding theme couldn’t have been more perfect for the River Oaks Country Club. Their Garden room makes this country club the perfect spring Houston wedding venue if you ask us! After their sweet rehearsal dinner at the Dunlavy Houston, Virginia and Overton’s wedding was absolutely storybook perfection! We love all […]

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Alright, friend! You know we don’t like secrets around here (because besties don’t keep secrets from each other, right?!) so I’m excited to share our 3 biggest marketing secrets with y’all. A couple of them we learned from D’Arcy Benincosa, our secret marketing ninja! Last week I shared all about the biggest investment I made […]

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I’ve been in business for almost a decade now. As expected, I’ve made a lot of decisions, both good and bad over the years. But today, I’m so excited to share the absolute best business decision I’ve made this year, hiring a photography business coach! Last year, the best business decision I made was finding a […]

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You guys! Kinsey’s unicorn 1st Birthday Party was a dream come true for this momma! Choosing a birthday theme She’s had a totally unplanned unicorn theme since our baby shower last year. Everyone showered her with unicorn everything! No, really! We thought the theme would be kangaroos since we call her Kinsey Roo but jokes […]

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I went to Jenn and Doug’s house on Thursday for a sweet newborn photography session with their precious baby boy, Blake! My heart filled to the brim to see our sweet friends as parents! I shared some tips for surviving the few weeks with a newborn with them. Then I thought, hey, I should share […]

Tips for surviving the first few weeks with a newborn

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Ashton, being the fabulous wedding planner that she is, created a one-of-a-kind wedding at the Revaire! If you haven’t heard of it, don’t worry. It just opened last year actually. The Revaire is one of the most unique industrial wedding venues in Houston! One of Houston’s best catering companies, A Fare Extraordinaire, set out to create […]

Ashton & Zach | The Revaire Wedding

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Our beautiful friends are having a baby! We are so happy for Rachel and Brad to join us in the sleepless nights club! 😄But in all seriousness, I know they are going to be INCREDIBLE parents. At their maternity session, we got to talking. Rachel wasn’t sure if she’d even do a maternity session with how she […]

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Well, friends, I can’t believe it but today is our 4 year wedding anniversary! So, I think now might be the perfect time to finally share our Round Top wedding with y’all! I can’t believe it’s been 4 years already. Everyone says it flies by! And with an (almost) one-year-old, I can truly say that has […]

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The Most Emotional Wedding Ceremony Yet We always love when our couples choose to have a wedding at the water wall. We were all in tears during CJ & Ally’s emotional wedding ceremony at the Bell Tower on 34th! In almost a decade of photographing weddings, we’ve never seen a sweeter reaction from a groom. You could […]

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This llama-themed first birthday was a whole llama fun if you ask me! Yep, I said it! ; ) This sweet family is from Austin but I’m so grateful to be their Houston family photographer! When Kari asked me to be there for Chandler’s big day, you know I couldn’t resist! A llama fun birthday […]

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