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Ragan & Alex – Engagement Portraits in Sundance Square & Nature ParkFort Worth, Texas

Ragan & Alex met at TCU and their love story has continued on for over 4 years and headed towards the altar next May!  I can’t wait for their Fort Worth Zoo wedding – it is going to be amazing!  These two are totally cute together and I love their smiles and how they just fit perfectly together no matter how I had them pose.  Ragan is extra cute and has a super fashion sense – if you love any of her clothes from this session head on over to her boutique of Camp Bowie – Hulla B’Lu!  For their session we did a little bit nature, a little bit city!  It was the perfect vibe and I had a great time getting to know them and chat about their upcoming wedding – most excited, not going to lie – for some animal sightings during the wedding.

Congrats you two!

-Tracy

Ashlea & Mark – Engagement Portraits in ChicagoDestination Photo Shoot

Chicago was an amazing city to explore with Ashlea and Mark.  Ashlea is a Texas girl at heart but life and schooling took her North to Chicago where she met Mark!  Now these two have made a home for themselves outside the city they love and they invited me to experience a day with them!  These two love being home – doing some yoga, working out in their home gym and enjoying some snuggling and cooking side by side.  Even though they may live in one of the coolest cities in the US their home is their sanctuary so we had to kick of the photo shoot there.  Ashlea and Mark showed off some Yoga poses and moves before playing in their yard and just getting cozy on the sofa.  As we headed into the city we stopped off at United Center – the home of the Chicago Bulls for some sports inspired photos.  Mark loves sports but most of all he loves Ashlea – he proposed to her over the holidays with an engagement ring tied to a new pair of kicks she had been eyeing.  She was so excited about the shoes she almost missed the ring!  After some playful photos it was time to get glam at the Chicago Theater.  Ashlea has a background in dance and is a dance therapist so she is amazing at knowing her body and I loved that she threw some dance inspired poses into our session.  From the alley’s of Chicago to the beach at sunset we laughed the entire day.  These two know how to live, love and laugh together well!  At sunset we caught the lights of the city behind them and the beauty of Lake Michigan.  I loved Chicago and getting to know this fabulous couple and can’t wait for their 2018 wedding here in Texas!

Congrats Ashlea & Mark and can’t wait to see you here in Fort Worth!

-Tracy


Abbey & Dustin – Dallas Arboretum & Old Red Courthouse Engagement Photos

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Right before Christmas on one fabulously warm day I spent some time with Abbey & Dustin at the Dallas Arboretum & downtown Dallas.  These two met working at the same law firm in Dallas.  Their paths were meant to cross!  They attended the University of Texas Austin together yet never met, after working for awhile though finally their paths crossed and they will be getting married in just a few months!  Can’t wait for their wedding at the Adolphus.

-Tracy

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Alesia & Gee – Dallas Engagement Session at the Winspear & Klyde Warren Park

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Alesia and Gee are just too adorable.  I love their fun personalities, how completely in love they are and well, everything!  From the moment they walked into my studio for our first meeting I was just taken with how much Gee loves Alesia.  She wants to make sure that Alesia has everything that matters to her, all her wedding dreams and more.  It was just refreshing to see a couple that really is serving one another, putting the other before themselves.  For their session we had to do the Winspear Opera house, they loved the reflecting pool there and so do I, it was awesome!  Alesia was totally channeling Audrey Hepburn in her classic black dress and pixie haircut and Gee rocked her fuchsia top and suiting.  After the arts district we headed to Klyde Warren Park for something a little more relaxed and so that Max, their puppy, could join the fun.  Klyde Warren is a total oasis in the middle of the city and such a fun spot to do photos.  The light was awesome, their love was awesome, it was amazing!  Can’t wait to see these two say I Do in April next year at The Milestone.

-Tracy

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Tiffany & Chip – Engagement Session in Dallas Bishop Arts District

dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-28 SO excited to share this one!  Tiffany and Chip were one of my first couples to book for the 2015 calendar year and I have to wait all the way until October for their Southern wedding at Lone Star Mansion.  I have been waiting ages to hang out with these two and take their engagement photos so we were stoked when the weather of this very wet May cooperated with us for their Dallas session.  Tiff & Chip wanted a very urban, city vibe to compliment their laid back yet elegant outdoor wedding.  I loved the locations we selected as it gives a nod to where they live and work at this time.  Hanging out in Bishop Arts we stopped in for a quick bite of pie at Emporium Pies (haven’t been?  Run, not walk, immediately to get your self  a slice.) They dived in to a slice of red chess pie and shared some cute moments in the oh so sweet shop.  After running around the arts district we headed out to accomplish a killer shot of the Dallas skyline (seen above.)  This bridge was the perfect vantage point but it was a good thing we had a spotter (Tiffany’s Mom) to watch out for some very fast driving cars!  Congrats you two and I am over the moon about your upcoming wedding! -Tracy Oh, not enough?  Check out their slideshow: dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-1 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-2 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-3 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-4 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-5 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-6 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-7 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-8 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-9 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-10 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-11 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-12 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-13 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-14 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-15 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-16 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-17 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-18 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-19 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-20 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-21 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-22 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-23 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-24 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-25 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-26 dallas bishop arts engagement engaged skyline bridge tiff chip-27

Marysa and James – Engagement Portraits at Botanic Gardens & Sundance Square, Fort Worth

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Marysa & James were one of the lucky ones this month – no rescheduling, no rain and perfect weather!  This April & May has been crazy wet so it has gotten in the way of SO many of our couples engagement and bridal photo shoots.  One one of our rare perfect days we headed over to the Botanic Gardens of Fort Worth for a romantic stroll and some super cute photos of these two!  James is an absolute doll and these two just melt into each other when they are together.  You can see and feel the love!  The Fuller Garden was lush and green and we had it mostly to ourselves!

 

After some garden romance we set out to downtown Fort Worth where James proposed to Marysa in Sundance Square.  We strolled the streets, hit the ever famous and always needed courthouse for a classic photo before spending some time on the square.  The fountains are beautiful but they were being tricky with us!  Sometimes they are just a little tricky and other times they are beautiful tall towers of water – we kept waiting for just the right time to snap our photos.  Finally we got lucky, got some beautiful images and headed home.  Thanks you two for trusting me with your engagement and wedding and I can’t wait to celebrate with you next year!

-Tracy

Check out their engagement best of slide show for more of their stunning photo session!

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Erin & John – Mini Engagement in Fort Worth

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Erin & John popped in for a mini engagement session a few weeks ago before their April wedding with me!  I was excited to see Erin again, catch up on all that has happened since we originally met and get to see this couple together in front of my camera.  Sometimes our couples have had engagements done prior to working with us or in another city/state but we still love to hang out with them camera in hand for a short session to get to see their on camera chemistry!  For their first session they had selected very nature inspired locales so for this  mini we headed to one of my favorite classic downtown Fort Worth spots to go with their very city wedding!  The columns of the old post office and the city side walks were perfect and I loved seeing this couple laugh and smile.  See you two in a short while for your wedding at The Modern!

-Tracy

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Rachael & Colin – Engagement Photos at White Rock Lake & Dallas Skyline

 

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SOOOO excited to share this session I did before Thanksgiving.  The leaves were really starting to change and I adore this couple!  They hired me with out a meeting so a few weeks ago we finally got together and hung out, got to know each other and went over their wedding – it is going to be a fun one!  Then before the holiday we ordered up some perfect weather for their White Rock Lake & Dallas Skyline engagements!  This two are both Aggies but didn’t  meet while attending college, after graduation both found themselves in Dallas, attending the same church!  I love when couples meet in their place of worship, it unites them in so many ways from the very start and sets such a solid foundations for their marriage.  Rachael is gorgeous and I loved the outfits she selected for their shoot.  She even braved the dock at the lake for a few photos even though the mass amounts of birds hanging around were a little freaky.  Colin is just a love, He was so sweet to her through out the session, his smiles and snuggles say it all about how he feels about his bride to be.

Can’t wait for their May wedding in Dallas!  Want more?  Than check out some more of my favorites from their engagement portraits:

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Lara and Derek – Fort Worth Engagement Portraits

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I am so in love with this couple and their Fort Worth engagement session!  I have been shooting almost all of my sessions in Dallas lately so it was awesome to be back over in Cowtown at some of my very favorite locations last week.  These two will be tying the knot in March and since I am expecting  my little one right around their wedding date I co-shot this sessions with Amanda from my associate team with Lightly Photography.  I wanted them to be completely at ease with her and get to know her as well as myself since depending on baby I may not be able to photograph their wedding myself.  It was so much fun to shoot along side Amanda, I could totally do that more often!  Lara & Derek met while at school at Hardin Simmons and from this first picture above you can see these two are totally into each other and that their relationship is full of laughter.  Mia, their pup, came along for their session and she was perfectly matched with little bows for their city photos.  I think she may have wanted the entire session to be about her.  They will be having their wedding at Piazza in the Village, it’s classic beauty but casual feel totally fits with their personalities and it sounds like they will be having quite the party!

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Ashley & Derek – Dallas City Engagement Session

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SO super excited to share this session!  From the moment Ashley walked into my office to meet my I just fell in love with her smile, her heart and just sweet disposition.  I was even more excited to see her in her loves arms at this session in Dallas and get to know Derek as well.  These two met in high school and were friends first before Derek began his pursuit of Ashley.  The attended Ol Miss for a little while together before Ashley finished up here at UNT.  These two are inseparable though and I just loved watching them together.  Derek is very laid back, go with the flow and low key while Ashley brings adventure and a fun loving spirit to the table.  Seeing such a well matched couple makes me excited for their wedding and what the future holds for them.  Congrats you two!  Can not wait for your May wedding at the Ritz Carlton!

-Tracy

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