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A bridal portrait at Mission San Jose, San Antonio, Texas

August 06, 2018  •  3 Comments
I am so thankful to be doing this work, because it has brought such amazing people into my life. I first met Angelica after I shot her college friend, Courtni's wedding last year during the weekend Hurricane Harvey dumped a ton of rain on our long hot summer. I remember she was one of the first people out on the dance floor and kept that dance floo...
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St. Rose of Lima Wedding with Javier and Veronica

July 09, 2018  •  4 Comments
I was so excited to capture the wedding of Javier and Veronica this year. The anticipation of this wedding has been building over several years, but all good things happen at the right time. This couple first met in high school, and their love has endured as they made their way through college and have begun their careers. I first met Veronica when...
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San Antonio Wedding at The Dominion Country Club

June 27, 2018  •  10 Comments
What I loved most about Matthew and Raven's Dominion Country Club Wedding was how involved and helpful their house party was. The couple met in high school orchestra class, and over the years, they have collected so many friends who have shared experiences with them and supported them in their relationship. Friends from Reagan High School, dance fr...
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Top 5 Father Moments captured by Aria Productions

June 14, 2018  •  5 Comments
With Father's Day weekend around the corner, I'm reflecting back on some of my favorite Father moments captured in the past year. I am lucky to have a close relationship with my own father, and when I see a precious moment unfolding on a wedding day or a portrait shoot, it really tugs at my own heartstrings and makes me grateful for what I have. Th...
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Four Seasons Austin Wedding with Myrla & Jeremy

June 04, 2018  •  8 Comments
I think it's safe to say that Myrla and Jeremy had an absolute blast at their Austin, Texas Wedding at the Four Seasons Hotel Austin. They celebrated the sacrament of marriage at St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic Church and then made their way to the hotel overlooking the Colorado River. Their wedding film and a few beautiful pictures from the day below...
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San Antonio Riverwalk Engagement with Josie + Ken

April 19, 2018  •  3 Comments
It all started at a trade show where both Ken and Josie were working and offering their services. She noticed Ken, and could not help but pay attention to his smile. He noticed her over the several days they worked in close proximity. She decided to walk over and inquire about life insurance, and that first step would lead to a life long love. As...
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Enchanting Wedding at Gardens at Old Town Helotes

April 04, 2018  •  8 Comments
The Gardens at Old Town Helotes set the perfect scene for a Beauty and The Beast inspired wedding for Katie and Carlos. Subtle French storybook accents were featured throughout the gardens for the Disney-loving couple. The bride got ready at the onsite bridal cabin and greeted her adorable little boy before being surprised with a horse-drawn carria...
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Heartfelt Wedding at Hayes Hollow, Hidden Falls, TX

March 28, 2018  •  9 Comments
Helena and Brandon met by chance one day at the rec center for UTSA students. It was truely love at first sight for this young couple, but grew into a strong bond that through faith and the support of their families would prepare them for this emotional wedding day at Hayes Hollow at Hidden Falls. The couple chose to honor their faith by having Bra...
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Storybook bridal session at Gardens At Cranesbury View

March 17, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Katie Padron-Lopez wore a bridal gown fit for a princess at her wedding this week. We shot her bridal portraits at the enchanting Gardens at Cranesbury View in December 2017. Let's talk about how to look amazing in your bridal portraits! Leave a comment below and tell me how you wish to be photographed!
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How to look amazing in your bridal portraits

March 02, 2018  •  8 Comments
Your wedding is just a few months away, and it's time to prepare for your bridal session! What's a bridal session? It's a photoshoot we do prior to the wedding day with the goal of having a featured portrait for your wedding reception. It's a Texas thing for sure! The wedding day can be very hectic and sometimes there isn't enough time to slow down...
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Party for the ages at Rancho La Pergola Wedding

February 28, 2018  •  8 Comments
This fall we headed to Harlingen, Texas for the wedding of AB and Marissa Betancourt. The couple was beautiful, the wedding party lively, and the venue was a Texas bride's dream. Blush tones and gold accents complimented the two story ranch estate, setting the scene for an elegant, yet fun celebration for this young accomplished couple. View the we...
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Every child has a story

January 25, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
We are now almost three weeks post-baby-number-2, and getting back into the routine of life. This morning I dropped off my 5 year old at his Pre-K class, a walk through the halls I do all the time. On today's walk I noticed a poster that read, "Every child has a story". This resonated with me, because I get to see the beginning of so many children'...
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