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Kristin & Michael – Engagement Photography at Chandor GardensWeatherford, Texas

This cute couple met in Denver through mutual friends.  Both Aggies they were far from home – chasing dreams, jobs and adventure when they were introduced to each other almost 2 years ago.  Now in just a few weeks they will be getting married at a beautiful new venue, Dove Ridge Vineyard.  Kristin & Michael are adorable together – lots of laughter and they just melt into each other.  Kristin says she moved to Colorado to seek adventure – the outdoors and more – I think she found the best life has to offer in  Michael.  I know their lives will be full of exploration and I can’t wait for the wedding!

-Tracy

 

Annie & Josh – Wedding Reception at MOPACFort Worth, Texas

Annie & Josh’s wedding reception at MOPAC was filled with lush greenery and moody tones.  Long sage runners and colored taper candles brought vibrancy and layers to the table decor.  MOPAC is a beautiful space that is accentuated perfectly with uplighting and pin spotting to make the decor really stand out in the space.  Not only was the reception beautiful – it was FUN!  Annie and Josh love to be silly together and you can see it in every photo as they danced and laughed together.  It makes my heart happy to see a marriage begin with such a light hearted spirit – you need laughter in a marriage!

 

Thanks Annie & Josh for letting me be a part of your story, I can not wait to see all that the future holds!  You are both part of my Lightly Photography family and I adore you.  😉

 

Giant thank you to every vendor that made this day so beautiful for Annie & Josh – you all excelled beyond expectations!

MOPAC

LeForce Entertainment – Glenn Roush

Creme de la Creme – Cakes

Turquoise Video

Oliver’s Fine Foods

May I Serve You

Classy Concepts – Bridal Gown

Love & Pout – Fallon Farmer – Hair & Makeup

Men’s Warehouse

Justine’s Flower’s

Bridal Blooms

BBJ Linens

Megan – Bridal Portraits at Chandor GardensWeatherford, Texas

Megan was a GORGEOUS bride and as her wedding just hit the newsstands in the newest Brides of North Texas Magazine I thought it was perfect timing to share her garden bridal session from last summer.  Megan is a sweetie and oh so fun to be around – her dress definitely showed off her personality with it sweet and sparkly detailing and volume filled skirt with attitude!  This  mixture of classic and modern clean lines complimented her wedding to Dylan at Robert Carr Chapel on the TCU campus with a reception at The Modern Art Museum.  The open back dress with sparkly straps was purchased at Nordstrom Wedding Suite.

You can see more of Megan and her purple wedding here.

Caroline & Mitch – Wedding Ceremony at Broadway Baptist Church

Tracy Autem 2015

Caroline & Mitch were adorable and I am thrilled to be sneaking in this amazing peek at their wedding before the Thanksgiving holiday.  Caroline looks like a Hollywood starlet and the beautiful deep fall colors and greenery at this wedding just had me swooning.  We met up with the girls for some preparations at the Sheraton in downtown Fort Worth before heading over to Broadway Baptist.  I love this church for its beautiful architecture and gorgeous getting ready room!  We had a perfect day so we did many of the bridal party and family portraits outside the church before the ceremony.  When it was finally time to walk the long aisle Caroline was all smiles and Mitch was so excited to see his beautiful bride.  My favorite part of their ceremony was the moments directly after – where I caught this great image above.  As they walked out of the chapel they were hugs, kisses, closeness and lots of chatting about their days.  Those first moments as man and wife are always a winner for me.  I get to be present for something that is so private and special.  Congrats you two!

 

This day was perfection with help from the following vendor team:

Lindsey Brunk – Planning

Lynn Films – Daniel Troupe

LuLu’s Bridal Boutique

Twigs & Twine Floral

Minted – Paper Products

Nordstrom – Bridesmaids Attire

Jos A Banks – Menswear

 

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Heather and Tim – Engagement Portraits at Fort Worth Botanic Gardens & Downtown

Tracy Autem 2015 Heather & Tim are engaged and getting married next year in January!  Adored getting to know them more as we laughed and had lots of talks about leg popping during this photo shoot.  Heather and I joked that she will now forever now how to pose for selfies and such.  Tim is a sweetheart and super excited about the wedding process.  It is so refreshing to see a groom that wants all the things!  The big wedding, engagement photos and even and engagement party.  I love this guy!  We actually photographed their engagement party last month at Times Ten Cellar in Fort Worth.  It was a beautiful evening and so fun!  Looking forward to spending more time with this couple at their City Club Wedding next year!

-Tracy

To see more of this cute engagement session see their slideshow: Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015 Tracy Autem 2015

Meredith & Michael – Engagement Portraits in Dallas Highland Park

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Loved this fun and casual session in Highland Park a few weeks ago!  Everything was so lush and green from all the recent rains and these two just added to it with their sweet love shining through.  The way he looks at her, the way her face lights up when he is close – makes me pretty happy.

These two met through some mutual friends and slowly they grew into a couple.  Meredith didn’t take much notice of Michael at first – as he put it he was rocking out to some rad 90’s jams when they first met.  I am sure that just made her have to know more about this cool guy!  I love them, their sweet spirits and I can’t wait for their wedding this coming winter, it is going to be FUN!

More pics?  Of course!  Check out their slideshow:

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Ashley – Bridal Portraits at Dallas Petroleum Club and Downtown Park

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Ashley is such a fun bride and her bridal’s were no exception.  I could have hung out with this pretty girl and let her prance for me all day in this gorgeous gown.  I loved the light and airy feeling of her drew and how stunning it looked with her cathedral length veil.  Ashley and Derek were married at the Ritz Carlton last week so stay tuned for their wedding.  We danced all night until our feet hurt!  Congrats sweetie!

-Tracy

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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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Becca & Drew – Engagement Portraits at Chandor Gardens

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Becca & Drew’s wedding is just months away and will be my first wedding of 2015 and I can’t wait!  This couple will be having a fabulous winter wonderland wedding at The Colonial Country Club and I know it is going to be gorgeous.  I love this classic and timeless taste that Becca has for both her wedding day decor and her own look.  Becca and Drew went for attire that will never go out of style for their engagement session at Chandor Gardens in Weatherford.  It is one of my all time favorite locations for sessions – always great light, fabulous greenery and makes for perfect photos!  These two met through mutual friends and I can tell they just click!  I will see you both so soon!

-Tracy

For more see their engagement slideshow:

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