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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 Carriage House Houston The Carriage House Houston Wedding The Carriage House Houston is a gorgeous wedding venue! The white wall chapel is filled with natural light and the signature red door is a favorite for many couples. Carly and Elliott had the wedding day of their dreams. Carly was so intentional with every detail […]

September 28, 2022

The Carriage House Houston | Carly and Elliott

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Senior Pictures for Guys  As a Houston senior photographer, it is refreshing to capture senior pictures for guys. Most clients for senior pictures for guys choose to have their sessions near downtown Houston. When Jaxson asked if I would take his senior photos at their family ranch outside of Houston, Texas, it was a definite […]

September 11, 2022

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Senior Pictures for Guys | Ranch Outside of Houston, Texas | Jaxson J.

Engagement Photos Huntsville Texas Engagement photos in Huntsville Texas at the state park never disappoint! Gorgeous trees, a lake and perfect light from the sun, plus the cutest couple, made for a dreamy session! Dennum and Thomas met when she was in high school and he was a freshman at Sam Houston State University. Funny […]

August 26, 2022

Engagement Photos Huntsville Texas | Dennum and Thomas

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The Springs Wallisville Wedding Dreams came true for Bryleigh and Jack at The Springs Wallisville Wedding Venue! Their day went off without a hitch. Filled with so many joyful and magical moments, it was such an honor for the Reed Gallagher Photography team to be there to capture it all. The Trinity Farmhouse is a […]

August 17, 2022

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The Springs Wallisville Wedding | Bryleigh and Jack

Houston Senior Photos with Guitar Houston senior photos with guitar- absolutely! When Rachel shared with me her vision for her senior session, I was all in.  Rachel wanted to include her guitar because it plays such a huge part of her life. Also, she loves to go biking, so she brought her bike along for […]

July 22, 2022

Houston Senior Photos with Guitar | Rachel C.

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Spring Senior Photos Houston Spring senior photos Houston, Texas are some of my favorite sessions. Emma shared that she wanted a very nature oriented shoot with lots of greenery. She loved the idea of being in a field, so I knew that Cy-Hope was the perfect spot! Once Emma had chosen her location, we chatted […]

July 15, 2022

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Spring Senior Photos Houston | Emma H.

Creating Movement in Senior Picture Poses Creating movement in senior picture poses can take some practice! I always love a classic posed & smiling at the camera senior photo shot. But some of my absolute favorite pictures are ones where my subject looks natural and candid! This post is going to talk about how to […]

June 7, 2022

Creating Movement in Senior Picture Poses

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Vibrant Senior Pictures in Houston Pair the perfect location with the perfect outfits and you can achieve vibrant senior pictures in Houston!  The RGP team had an absolute blast with Sydney during her senior session. This was a really special one too because Sydney and I have been friends since we were little. Our moms […]

June 6, 2022

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Vibrant Senior Pictures in Houston | Sabine Street | Sydney

Houston Senior Portraits Houston senior portraits at the Houston Arboretum are always fabulous! There are so many nooks and crannies that serve as gorgeous backgrounds. With pathways, a bridge and a pond, senior sessions here offer many different looks. When Chloe asked for her session here and shared her vision with me, I knew the […]

May 30, 2022

Houston Senior Portraits | The Arboretum | Chloe

Houston senior portrait with girl standing in blue dress legs crossed white brimmed hat in front of pond


Using a Reflector for Senior Pictures Ever wanted to create light-filled photos with even skin tones without extra editing work? Well, let me tell you about a game-changing tool… a reflector! Using a reflector for senior pictures is a must. Read on to learn why.  Before I started using a reflector for senior pictures I […]

May 20, 2022

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Using a Reflector for Senior Pictures | 5 Steps for Perfect Light in Photos