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John & Julie are pretty dadgum adorable, and their wedding later this fall is going to be such a blast. When people come into portrait sessions saying they’re the most awkward clients we’ll ever have… that just tells us we’re really going to have to step up our joke game. 😉 You guys were such […]

Julie & John : Engagement

The weather in Texas can’t decide what it wants to be… which, really, is not surprising. Springtime in Texas is the angsty-est of teenagers. But Kathryn & Jacob  didn’t mind a little sweat, and they seriously ROCKED their engagement session out here in the country with us a week ago. We’re so glad we were […]

Kathryn & Jacob : Engagement


This year, Jack is in 6th grade, which means something new to us as parents: Junior High Football. Morgan Mill is a small school, so most of the time we play 6-man games. In fact, one game we had scheduled for 11-man, we had to actually cancel because we had two or three players injured […]

Morgan Mill Football 2014



Ordinarily, when I take over blogging for a day, it’s for one of a very few reasons: 1) to talk about Chelsea behind her back, 2) to show off something cool I shot at night, or 3) to make you salivate. If you know the McG’s at ALL, you’ll recognize that a blog about our […]

Mack Commandeers the Blog: State Fair 2014 Edition

Texas is bipolar. Everybody knows this. In the last couple of weeks, we’ve had highs in the upper 80’s and lows in the 20’s. But one thing Texas did this  year that I REALLY dug was produce some KILLER fall foliage! I’ve lived in Texas for the vast majority of my life, and 11 of […]

Mack Commandeers the Blog: Fall Foliage Edition


Most people who have known me for any length of time know that Independence Day is my favorite holiday… I mean, I love Christmas, obviously, and Easter is perhaps the most religiously significant, but let’s get real: on July 4th, I can legally set stuff on fire and blow it up. One of the most […]

Mack Commandeers the Blog: ‘Merica Edition