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When we met Casey & Celeste, their wedding was right around the corner. We knew if we wanted to be able to squeeze in a little “get to know you” engagement session, we’d have to move fast. Then rain, and mud, and snow, and ice, and MAN, the weather the last few weeks has not been friendly to photographers! Luckily, it was gorgeous on Sunday evening, and now that it’s 9 days ’til these lovebirds say “I Do”, we can finally share their engagement session.:)

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Whenever Mack says, “Wait, I’ve got something”… I know just to stand still and let him do his thing. The reflection shots he’s been creating lately are KILLER.

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Sweet, easy, lovely, country. Let’s do more of it in like a week and a half, k guys??:)

I seem to recall that last spring when we were trying to schedule Casey’s bridal session, it KEPT raining. Over & over & over again, wet and muddy days kept us from meeting up at the lake with this gorgeous girl. When it finally happened, it was sunny & gorgeous, so totally worth the wait. So I shouldn’t have been surprised at rain & ice & mud that caused several reschedules to Casey & Devin’s maternity session… and should have been even less surprised when our weather on shoot day was totally worth the wait.

Mr. Casin is going to be born any day now, and I know his sweet parents can’t wait to meet him!

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Crossing my fingers that I get the “he’s here!” text message soon… can’t wait to see y’all again!:)

  • Casey - YAY! I can’t wait to see them all! And I can’t wait for yall to come meet Mr. Casin! :)

  • Kathy Hart - Lovely!!!!! Very, very nice job!!!!!

I’ve known I wanted to photograph Victoria’s wedding since before she & Jeremy were even dating. Is that weird?? She’s just SO CUTE, and such a blast. We were thrilled to pieces when her love finally put a ring on it and we got to start counting down with them to the day they say “I DO”. Oh, and in the middle, we got to take bridal portraits!

Rained threatened all day long, as it has liked to do this season, but Thistle Hill is the perfect location for that kind of day. Both indoors & out, we got some gorgeous moody images… perfect for this purple-haired bombshell.:)

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You’re so pretty it hurts a little bit. Can’t WAIT to show you more from the wedding day.:)

  • ann - Wow. She IS so pretty it hurts. Love the whole set but really Love that first staircase photo. LOVE that corset topped dress and belt! WOW!!

Jeremy & Victoria were married on Saturday at Villa Blanco in Tyler, surrounded by family & friends… and mud. Lots and lots of mud.:)Although the rain was at just a drizzle most of the day, the damage had been done by days and days of rain before, and the venue they chose was kind of a swamp.

The good news? It’s the title. Jeremy & Victoria got married. That’s what mattered, and that’s what they celebrated. Victoria was all smiles from the second we arrived, and looked even more gorgeous than she did at her bridal session. Jeremy spent his day doing everything he could to make sure that “plan b” was as perfect as possible for the love of his life.

This couple… they just know what matters. So did their families, and all their friends. And soggy ground didn’t keep this from being the day they’ve been waiting for. WORTH IT.

We’ll share more at the end of the week, but here’s a tiny sneak at some of what we shot on Saturday…

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Congratulations, you crazy kids… see you soon!:)

  • Victoria Amburn - The gnomes the gnomes!!!! Yes yes yes!!! You guys made plan b look like plan a!! I am in shock! Thank you! !!!!

We knew we liked Allison & Brett when we met them.

We knew we hardcore adored Allison & Brett when we photographed their engagement session.

And now that we’re posting their wedding, all I can say is this….

We’ve got a serious THING going on with Allison & Brett.:)

I might have overdone it with this blog post, but I just couldn’t help it. This wedding, held at Hidden Springs in Aubrey, was gorgeous from start to finish. The groom was handsome, the bride was beautiful, and every single person in attendance had an overwhelming case of the happies. It’s exactly the kind of event that made us want to do this for a living, and we’re SO grateful that this amazing group of friends has taken us in and loved us… not just shooting their events, but celebrating with them.

Getting the post narrowed down to just this many photos took an act of serious willpower, so I’m gonna reward myself with a cookie while y’all enjoy the pretty…

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How is it possible that neither the bride or groom cried during their First Sight… but *I* did??

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There may have been some tearful onlookers peering through windows, too.;)

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ALLISON. Your face. It’s gorgeous and I hate it.

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Aaaaaaannnnd…

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There it is!! Mr. & Mrs. Dawson!!

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The decor inside Hidden Springs was exactly what Allison described that she wanted months & months ago. Lots of green, laid back, perfect Sunday garden affair.

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Although some stormy weather swirled overhead that morning, by the afternoon it was plenty nice enough outside for guests to enjoy a drink & a lawn game on the patio.

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Ooops, yeah, definitely cried here, too. I’ve never heard “I Will Follow You Into the Dark” played as a private last dance before, and it just gave me ALL the feels!

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The bride & groom had a lovely lavendar send off… and MOST everyone thought it smelled great.;)

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You two… ugh.

You know.

Can’t wait to squeeze your necks, soon.

  • Allison - The love is so mutual! I will treasure these photos for the rest of my life, but I am even more excited to call yall our friends! ❤️❤️❤️ Brett and I have loved each other a long time but the outpouring of love an support we felt on Sunday was unreal. Anytime we are having a bad day we can pull these out and remember it can’t be bad when that many people love and support us. Cannot wait to come home and have dinner and drinks with yall!!

  • Robin Welch - Just beautiful! It was a beautiful ceremony and great time celebrating with all your friends and family. ♡

  • ann - Gawd what a gorgeous bride Allison was. Beautiful wedding. Fabulous pictures (always). Best of luck to the two of you!