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At the beginning of this month, we took a road trip to Moab, UT to meet the Underwood family. Logan, Nicole, and Oliver were flying from Ohio to Salt Lake City, and driving down to meet us. And when we connected as planned at Coronado Arch right around sunset, we all got to be a […]

Utah – Destination Family Session

It’s so hard to split images into hard & fast categories every year… almost as hard as it is to pick favorites. And really, it’s not “favorites”, because we have those from every wedding and every session. My first run through had solidly over 200 images in this category, and it’s the one I expected […]

McG 2016 Wrap Up : Details


Earlier this fall, we had the wonderful opportunity to work with a group of incredible DFW wedding vendors and show off a lovely new venue. When we photographed Calli’s bridal session at Stillwater Meadow back in March, it was still mostly a construction site. When we saw the finished product of this classic Texas chapel […]

Stillwater Meadow



When HeidiBeth (one of our favorite coordinators and head honcho at the OW Ranch, told us about her idea to build an open air chapel on the venue’s property, we were already pretty excited. The ideas she had for it already set it apart from other “chapels” at wedding venues in the area, which we […]

The Sky Chapel at the Oak Water Ranch

We photographed Mika & Nick’s wedding in Odessa 6 years ago this past May 7th… easy to remember, because it’s my birthday. Funny story, I actually didn’t even remember that it was my birthday when I booked their wedding! Mika called about two weeks before Dorothy was born, so I was in this foggy exhausted […]

Mika & Nick : Celebration


Calli & Jesse came back from Mexico as Dr. & Mrs. Hatfield, after several¬†beautiful days of sunshine and fun with friends. It was everything they wanted, and we were so thrilled to be with them on this adventure. We¬†immediately felt like we were just part of the crew, which was especially awesome because everyone we […]

Calli & Jesse : Destination Wedding