Musings and whims of the PhotoGirl.

Location! Location! Location! - Christmas portraits at the beach

December 12, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Let's go to the beach, beach. Let's get away... There are a lot of elements that going into the making of a great portrait. You know the saying about location? If not, it's an easy one to remember... "Location, location, location.":) The key here is that location is one of those elements that can help create the perfect feel or look for your portr...
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Wedding at a treehouse in the city? Done! - Fall wedding at The Grove Houston

November 08, 2017  •  2 Comments
If you told me last year that I'd be photographing a wedding in a treehouse in downtown Houston, I'd probably have a hard time believing you. But I did indeed photograph an amazing wedding at "Treehouse" at The Grove in Houston, next to Discovery Green. This wedding was on a sunny Sunday afternoon in October, with bright blue skies. Although autum...
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One year portraits, one year ago - First birthday and family portraits in Clear Lake

September 12, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
First birthday and family portraits in Clear Lake-- This is a throwback post to a portrait session just about a year ago in one of my favorite Houston parks, Bay Area Park. Unfortunately the park was hit by the floods of Hurricane Harvey, as were many other great portrait locations in Houston. But hopefully the park won't be out of commission too...
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Project 18: The Senior Portrait Challenge

August 25, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
It's hot and football season is here. What does that mean in Houston? Obviously, it means it's the start of the fall school semester, so welcome to the beginning of the end, Class of 2018! You're wrapping up one chapter of life and preparing for the next. And how better to document that final year of K-12 school? (Ahem...other than an endless strea...
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Family portraits with furry friends - National Dog Day

August 14, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
National Dog Day-- Did you know August 26 is National Dog Day? In my opinion, there's not much of a better reason to celebrate than for our furry friends. How will you celebrate? You could buy your dog a new indestructible squeaky toy...although we know they'll all be destroyed anyway. You could spend a day at one of Houston's great dog parks pla...
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