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I’m a photographer based in Houston, TX that specializes in sophisticated wedding and high school senior photography. 






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The Houstonian Hotel Wedding When The Houstonian Hotel wedding at The Manor House is a secret and only the vendors and bride and groom are in on it, you know it is going to be a good one! YEP! Tiffany and Todd kept the secret for so long, even from Tiffany’s young boys. They were […]

August 30, 2021

The Houstonian Hotel Wedding | The Manor House | Tiffany and Todd

bride and groom holding hands walking outside the Houstonian Hotel


Cypress Engagement Photographer As a Cypress engagement photographer,  Cy-Hope in Cypress, Texas is one of my favorite locations. The bridge and mossy live oak trees are dreamy! It was a hot August day when I finally got to meet Carly and Elliott. They did not let the summer heat stop them from having the best […]

August 15, 2021

couple kissing on pathway at Cy-Hope with detailed shot of wedding ring


Cypress Engagement Photographer | Carly and Elliott

Creating a Strategic Website Design Guest blog post by Meghan Baskin I’m Meghan Baskin, I’m a Philadelphia and Charleston based hybrid wedding photographer turned website designer. I’m the founder and lead designer of Baskin Co, a boutique website design company that specializes in helping photographers and creatives reach their potential and business goals through strategic, […]

August 3, 2021

Creating a Strategic Website Design | The Summer Series

Education, The Summer Series

Bridal Portraits The Creative Chateau Bridal portraits at The Creative Chateau in Houston, Texas are always stunning! Gold, European antique fixtures are found throughout the chateau. Floor to ceiling windows, grand staircases and a hand carve fireplace provide all the feels for an elegant bridal session. Now that Samantha-Anne and Robert have tied the knot, […]

July 31, 2021

bride sitting on furniture inside The Creative Chateau in front of gold mirror


Bridal Portraits The Creative Chateau | Houston, Texas

5 Must Hear Secrets from A Wedding Florist Guest Blog post by Hannah Jones, owner of Cali and Bloom   So, you have the color palette, a carefully organized Pinterest board for your bouquet, ceremony and centerpiece inspiration, maybe even a few flower names you have seen and loved, but how do you make it […]

July 20, 2021

5 Must Hear Secrets from A Wedding Florist | The Summer Series | Cali and Bloom

The Summer Series

  Brighton Abbey Wedding Brighton Abbey Wedding Venue, in all its elegance, was the perfect venue when Elevate and Educate made the decision to design an Old World, European editorial shoot away from their home base in Houston, Texas. The team at Reed Gallagher Photography hosted six photographers on Brighton Abbey’s luscious grounds just North […]

July 19, 2021

bride sitting in white getaway vintage car at Brighton Abbey in Aubrey, Texas


Brighton Abbey Wedding | Editorial Inspiration

Houston Baptist University Senior Photography This unique Houston Baptist University senior photography session was a blast for my associate team! When Christina reached out about her senior session, we were so excited. The was the first time our team has explored the gorgeous campus at Houston Baptist University. The beautiful fountain, manicured lawn and quaint […]

July 12, 2021

Houston Baptist University Senior Photography | Christina Hildago

girl sitting on the lawn readying nursing textbooks for Houston Baptist University senior photography


4 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Hire A Private Editor Guest post on outsourcing your editing by Amanda & Landon from Cultivated Edits   Outsourcing your editing can be one of the smartest decisions you ever make for growing your photography business.  And as with any major decision, having the right information often determines whether […]

July 6, 2021

Education, The Summer Series

4 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Begin Outsourcing Your Editing | Guest Post by Cultivated Edits | The Summer Series

Galveston Beach Engagement Session Finally! After three reschedules, maybe four because we lost track, this Galveston Beach engagement session was a go! Between Covid-19 restrictions and rain, lots of rain, we had to continually reschedule Amanda and Josh’s engagement session. But they handled it all with such grace. Originally scheduled for March, we finally met […]

July 2, 2021

Galveston Beach Engagement Session | Amanda and Josh

couple hugging and smiling in Galveston, Texas on boardwalk

Engagement, Weddings

Houston Senior Garden Session A Houston senior garden session at the Houston Arboretum in the spring is always breathtaking! The grounds are plush and green. Wildflowers are randomly growing and the golden hour light produces the best glow! Add that, the natural beauty of Emma plus killer outfits and you have a dream session. RGP […]

June 30, 2021

high school girl in maroon shirt staring at camera


Houston Senior Garden Session | Houston Arboretum | Emma Mangus