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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 Peach Orchard Nestled in The Woodlands, Texas sits an enchanting wedding and events venue,  The Peach Orchard. Formerly a historic peach orchard, this Northern European inspired venue is breathtaking. Together The Grove at Rudy’s Promise, Phoebe’s Garden and The Beloved Ballroom (currently under construction) are the most romantic setting for any bride and groom […]

June 23, 2021

The Peach Orchard | Wedding Editorial | The Woodlands

greenery and floral display on fireplace in the Woodlands, Texas at The Peach Orchard

Education, Weddings

My Senior Posing Formula  | Guest Post from Leslie Kerrigan Leslie Kerrigan is a high school senior portrait photographer based in South Carolina. In  addition to running her own successful senior photography business, Leslie Kerrigan Photography, Leslie is the creator and educator at, a total resource for the  photographer looking to specialize in high […]

June 23, 2021

Education, The Summer Series

My Senior Posing Formula // The Summer Series

Increasing your Lead Generation through Instagram Kicking off The Summer Series are educators Shauna & Jordan! They are AMAZING photographers + educators, and I’m honored to have them contributing to be a part of this series here at Reed Gallagher Photography. Without further ado, let’s get to their post! Hi friend, we’re Shauna and Jordon. […]

June 8, 2021

7 Lead Generation Tips for Instagram Marketing | Guest Post from Shauna and Jordan | The Summer Series

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Education, The Summer Series

Urban Houston Senior Portraits Urban Houston senior portraits are always the best! The Sabine Street Bridge and the gorgeous Houston skyline offer such variety to any senior session. It was the perfect spot for us to celebrate Cole. I was honored he drove all the way down from Waller, Texas to downtown Houston for me […]

June 2, 2021

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Urban Houston Senior Portraits | Cole Holladay

Urban Houston Senior Photographer As an urban Houston senior photographer, exploring the streets of downtown Houston during a senior session is always a blast! There are so many great hidden gems that serve as photo spots with an urban, city vibe. Not gonna lie….I love the shots you will see with Hannah on the escalator. […]

May 12, 2021

Urban Houston Senior Photographer | Hannah Hale

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Houston Arboretum Senior Portraits Houston Arboretum senior portraits are the best! On this gorgeous spring day, the grass and field was nice and green and plush. After exploring the area, I stumbled upon a really cool bridge which turned out to be a fantastic photo spot. So much variety here at this location. Morgan looked […]

May 10, 2021

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Houston Arboretum Senior Portraits | Morgan Oubre

Cypress Senior Photographer Cy-Hope   As a Cypress Senior photographer, Cy-Hope is one of my favorite Cypress locations. The mossy oak trees plus the large green field provide the best backdrops for a session with a nature vibe. There is a lovely bridge which adds so much variety. And if you want something a little […]

May 7, 2021

Cypress Senior Photographer | Cy-Hope | Allison Edge

girl leaning on a blue wall with hand in hair for a Cypress Senior Photographer at Cy-Hope


Senior Photos Houston Arboretum Spring has sprung and senior photos Houston Arboretum did not disappoint! It was a cool, crisp spring day here in Houston, Texas and the sun was shining! Emily was shining too! We had a blast roaming the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center. It felt so great to be outdoors enjoying this […]

May 7, 2021

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Senior Photos Houston Arboretum | Emily Shelton

McGovern Centennial Garden Engagement Photos McGovern Centennial Garden engagement photos are always dreamy! I was so excited when Nicole and Eric reached out about having their engagement session at Hermann Park! Houston was still recovering from the hard freeze, but I knew that there would be lots of green at McGovern. As I explored the […]

April 28, 2021

McGovern Centennial Garden Engagement Photos | Nicole and Eric

couple hugging and laughing at McGovern Centennial Gardens engagement photos in Houston Texas

Engagement, Weddings

Senior Photographer Downtown Houston As a senior photographer downtown Houston is one of my favorite locations. The Sabine Bridge offers beautiful view of the Houston skyline. Plus, there are hidden gems for the perfect senior shoot scattered all around the Buffalo Bayou area. When Grace reached out about her senior session and said she wanted […]

April 28, 2021

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Senior Photographer Downtown Houston | Grace Lewis