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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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How To Write Engaging Instagram Captions


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The Farmhouse Wedding
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Let’s talk about how to create a rememberable experience! Do you have a client that you worked with what feels like centuries ago, yet they still sing your praises and tag you on all the recommendation social media posts?  These are my ideal clients and I’m going to share today how to get clients to […]

November 17, 2020

5 Ways You Can Create a Rememberable Experience

Photographer sitting on steps holding a drink


    There is a to-do list of decisions a mile long that go into planning a wedding. Outside of the biggest decisions like choosing a date and location, the next important piece for couples is usually choosing a wedding photographer.   Whomever you hire as your photographer will either make or break your wedding. […]

November 16, 2020

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Education, Weddings

Choosing a Wedding Photographer | 3 Tips for Finding the Perfect Photographer

  Crafting an Instagram bio that converts shouldn’t take all day.  I know it can be a daunting task to write about yourself, especially when you have a limit of 150 characters. And, is it just me, or is it easier said than done when someone says tell me about yourself? With that being said, […]

October 6, 2020

How to Craft an Instagram Bio that Converts

photo of a guy holding a phone in front of a ring light


  Let’s talk about how to write engaging Instagram captions! Do you find yourself twiddling your thumbs while trying to craft an instagram caption? I’ve been there. Not only do you want your caption to engage your readers, but you want them to interact with your caption. So how do you accomplish this?    With […]

September 28, 2020


How To Write Engaging Instagram Captions

The Trinity Farmhouse The Springs in Wallisville wedding styled shoot was a dream come true! One year ago, I had a vision to expand Reed Gallagher Photography and launch a new company, Elevate & Educate, that combined two things I love:  styled shoots + education. My team worked tirelessly for months to find vendors that […]

September 19, 2020

The Springs in Wallisville | Trinity Farmhouse | Styled Shoot

bride and groom at Trinity Farmhouse Wallisville Spring

Education, Weddings

Networking, networking, networking! This is one of my FAVORITE topics and I think it is such a game changer in this industry. Finding a community in your industry is worth more than anything and you can’t put a price on that! I believe so strongly in creating strong personal relationships with vendors in the industry, and […]

May 5, 2020

How To Network in the Wedding Industry


The Ultimate Guide to Networking with Vendors

Over the last few months, TikTok has taken the social media world by storm. Especially with everyone spending more time at home these days, people are becoming more and more involved with the app. This platform is such a great way to connect with people and it is so easy to tell your story, show […]

April 27, 2020

How to Create & Post TikToks | Free Download

How to Create and post TikToks


Hi friends! Today starts the first day of the RGP Guest Blog Post series! This will be a series of educational blog posts written by other creatives in the industry. I’m superrr excited about this first post from my friend Aly Matei! She is on my team over on Elevate & Educate, as well as […]

March 27, 2020

Aly Matei


5 Signs You Are Ready To Outsource Your Editing | Guest Post By Aly Matei

If you want to see the fluffiest bouquet you will ever see, check out the photos in this blog! This one on one mentoring session was the first to be held under my new business, Elevate and Educate! I got to spend the day sharing with Patti, a fellow wedding photographer, everything I know about […]

January 11, 2020

Blushed Wedding Inspiration | One on One Mentoring | Elevate and Educate

Houston Wedding Photographer Reed Gallagher Photography

Education, Weddings