Happy LOVE YOUR PET day!! These are our two spoiled Great Danes and we are head over heels for them! They even get doggie birthday cakes! - If you have a fur-baby that you treat like a real baby, post a picture! I love seeing all the puppy photos! I know some of you even have photos from your engagement session and wedding that you could post! Feel free to tag me in those, too!
If you're planning a wedding and debating a first look, you'll definitely want to click the link in profile to read today's blog post! I'm sharing some of our Fall 2017 couples' first-hand first look experiences! You can read about the benefits they saw and why it was the perfect choice for them! - A snippet from Hannah: The first look is still something I’d recommend for a friend or anyone getting married. At first I was skeptical because it’s non-traditional and I was worried that it would take away from the magic or some how detract from “that feeling” when I walked down the aisle and Josh saw me for the first time. Instead, we got to have that special moment to ourselves and actually talk to each other and then have that moment captured to look back on.
If you're still looking for a #barnweddingvenue near Austin, Texas, be sure to swing by the open house for @thebarnat5sranch tomorrow! It's happening from 2PM-5PM on Sunday, so come on by and sip some champagne as you get ideas and inspiration for your big day! - If you know a couple planning their day, tag them below to let them know about this open house. It can be a one-stop planning day, as they'll get to meet vendors, try the food, sweets, and cocktails!
One of the biggest blessings of our off season is that we get to spend our weekends with our friends and family! We get to celebrate not one, but TWO of our nephews' birthdays this weekend and we're so thankful that we get to be there! - One thing that is hard about being a wedding photographer is having to say no to so many personal events (like birthday parties and holiday parties) because events are planned when most people are off of work so they can attend - which happens to be when most weddings happen, on the weekend. That's one of the reasons that I'm so protective of our off weekends! If we have the chance to celebrate with our loved ones, or just spend time with them when they're off of work, we do it! This weekend we get to celebrate two of our nephews, spend time with family, and attend a game night with our Sunday School church group and I'm thankful for the opportunity to do so! - “Whenever you say yes to something, there is less of you for something else. Make sure your yes is worth the less.” This is one of my favorite quotes From @lysaterkeurst's book, The Best Yes. Another is: Saying no isn't a rejection. It's a necessary protection of your Best Yes answers. If you're a business owner, or just someone who tends to cram every space on your planner, I would encourage you to reflect on these quotes and buy that book #TheBestYes . It's definitely worth the read and has changed the way I schedule my work! - For those that may be new around here, this is me and the ones who made me an aunt! They're my favorite little people! Every year, I take family photos for my three sisters and their families. Just after this shot, they tackled me with hugs and knocked me over. Then, we all ate ice cream as the sunset. It's a pretty great life that GOD has blessed me with!
Congratulations to all the lucky couples who got engaged this week! I love love love proposal stories! Feel free to share yours in the comments!
These two got engaged at a Houston Texans' Game! If you want to see how they incorporated their love of the game into their engagement photos, they're on the blog today! Click that link in profile to check it out! Also, you won't want to miss their ADORABLE fur-babies! One of which is only nine months old, so you know I used my crazy dog-lady voice for those! :D
Happy Valentine's Day!! I hope your day is extra sweet and you get to enjoy the evening with your love!
Happy Galentine's Day!! Make sure you tell your besties how much they mean to you today and celebrate with them! Tag your favorites to tell them you love them and don't forget to invite them to go get some Sangria today!
Dylan and I cannot decide where we should go on vacation! We have about one to two weeks to go and explore, but we can't decide WHERE in the world we should go! Will you please help us? If you've been somewhere really cool, we'd love to hear all about it! Tell us in the comments! Bonus points if you can link to the hotel, BnB, or resort you stayed at or activities/attractions that the destination is known for. We're really open to just about any destination! - If we can't decide, I think we're likely to go back to Belize! Which was WONDERFUL! We're missing it even more right about now, since we had to turn away a destination wedding there because we were already booked! And, because it was this time 3 years ago that we had this beautiful beach all to ourselves!
Hi friends! If we haven't met, I'm Mylah and I photograph weddings with my husband in the Texas Hill Country! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ To make this an official #fridayintroductions, here are some fun facts about me that aren't photography-related: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 1) I've been married to my college sweetheart for 7 years! 11-20-10 was the BEST DAY EVER! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 2) I met my hottie husband during a study abroad semester in Greece, where we got to follow the life of Christ and mission trips of Paul. We also got to visit Egypt, Turkey, and Israel while there. We LOVE to travel and are having difficulty right now planning WHERE to go for our next adventure! (We'll be in Seattle, Denver, Houston, Dallas, and Santa Fe this year, so if you want us to photograph you in any of those cities, shoot me an email!) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 3) I believe that every good and perfect gift is from above (James 1:17) and thank GOD for every blessing HE has put in my life! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 4) I'm the dog mom to two very spoiled Great Danes. They love snuggling and don't realize quite how big they are... If you ever visit our home, they will try to sit on you and are extra giving with their kisses - you've been warned! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 5) For the last month, I've been trying to incorporate running into my daily habits/routine. So far, it's been a success! I've run 13 miles in the last 5 days! If you know of any easy-going, relaxed, fun, 5K event in or around Austin, Texas in the next month or so, I'd love to hear about it! Bonus points if it's for a good cause! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ And... since I got some sweet messages about my lipstick when I did an Instagram Story on Sunday, this is @maybelline's Super Stay Matte Ink in Pioneer. I absolutely ADORE it because it lasts! I went to church in this lipstick, drank my coffee, ate lunch, AND chatted with brides/vendors for 4 hours on Sunday and it stayed PUT! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Brides - I would encourage you to consider their colors! It'll get you through most of the day without having to reapply every half hour or worry about it transferring to your fiance when y'all smooch. Lipstick also helps your teeth look whiter by contrast and is just classically feminine!