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Jacqueline & Matt – Engagement Portraits in a Natural ParkFort Worth, Texas

This session just makes my cheeks hurt – I am smiling so much and haven’t really stopped since I photographed these two lovebirds!  Jacqueline and Matt met in college in Tulsa and were a perfect match.  Together these two just melt into one another and I love the way Matt looks at his bride to be, he knows he is a lucky guy!  These two are doing the long distance dance right now as Jacqueline travels allot from her home locally to Houston to be with Matt.  My prayer for them is that she soon finds that perfect job down in Houston so she can be close to her guy!  I adored the long formal frock that Jacqueline paired with this natural location – it made the two of them the stars of the photos!  The light we had was perfect for their afternoon session – look at that amazing light!  Recent rains had the waterfall full of water and these brave souls barred their feet and walked through it to reach my perfect spots.  So thankful for adventures and love filled clients!  Can’t wait for their Fall wedding at Robert Carr Chapel and The Ashton Depot!

-Tracy

Caelan & Jake – Engagement Session at the Stockyards and Fort Worth Park

Fort worth stockyards engagement session portrait photos park nature grass trees water tracy autem photography caelan jake-7This lovely lady is  my niece and I am kind of excited that she is getting married next July!  Although I will be at her wedding my fabulous associate Amanda McCollum with Lightly Photography will be photographing her day so that I can just be family!  Now I might help a little with some of the photos but I honestly just can’t wait to celebrate with these two.  It was actually the first time I have ever met Jake and I instantly fell in love with him and his fun personality.  I can see why Caelan fell for him.  These two met while attending college and living in the same building.  During one of their first meeting Jake jokingly got down on one knee and asked Caelan to be his bride.  Little did he know that years later he would be doing it for real in front of her parents and grandparents on a cruise ship.

 

Jake is a musician and is a member of a country band so we had to get some western vibes going for their photo shoot.  After a show in Austin and before a music festival in North Texas we met up in Fort Worth at the Stockyards for their engagement session.  After playing there we headed to one of my favorite nature spots with a beautiful pond and open fields.

 

Congrats and I can’t wait for your San Antonio wedding next year!

 

-Tracy

 

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Allison & Michael – Engagement Portraits in Fort Worth Nature

Tracy Autem & Lightly Photography 2014SWOON times ten is about how I feel about this fabulously organic and nature filled photo shoot.  When Allison told me they just wanted light and fun nature shots I knew immediately where we were going and this new favorite spot did not disappoint.  I like to do a little scouting from time to time and a few weeks ago my Lightly Photo team and I explored a little trail and found this gem of a field alone side some amazing calm waters.  Oh how fabulous it is.  It is a trek, a 20 minute walk from the car to this spot but worth every single step.  It fit them to a T and I am in love with this session and this cute couple.  Allison is the sister of one of my family portrait clients so I was super exited to meet more of the family and snag this awesome wedding.  They will be getting married this fall at The Orchard in Azle and after this I am even more on edge for their wedding!  Thanks you two for trusting me and for wearing sensible shoes for your session so we could explore!

-Tracy

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Kayla & Neal – Relaxed Ranch Wedding at The Orchard

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Kayla and Neal are one of the warmest couples I have ever worked with.  Super sweet, totally in love and they pale a high value on relationships with all those around them.  They made me feel like I was part of the family, a close friend and an honored guest.  It was so much fun to share in their wedding experience.  On a perfect first Saturday in May this couple tied the knot at The Orchard in Azle.  Not a typical ranch wedding the aesthetic was elegant yet relaxed and organic.  Kayla selected Navy and Yellow for her wedding colors.  Perfectly complimented and funnily enough the school colors for Michigan where they met.  I am sure Neal’s family never pictured their son would fall head over heals for a Texas nurse and chase her down south and drag them along for a full on Southern wedding.  Looking above you can see as these two smile at each other in during their ceremony that they are enamored with one another.  Their day was perfected by the Todd Events team providing design, floral and planning for this couple.

Todd Events pulled together a fabulous team of vendors including:

Floral & Design by Todd Events

Southern Fried Paper – Invitations

The Orchard – Wedding and Reception Venue

Brides & Beaux in Colleyville – Wedding Gown

Mens Wear House – Groom & Groomsmen Attire

Glenn Roush Entertainment

G Texas Catering – Dinner and Desserts

Moments in Time – Joel Brooks Video

My Live Photo

Wedding Cake by Gina Wilson

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Tracey & Luis – Engagement Photos at White Rock Lake, Dallas

2014 Tracy Autem PhotographyTracey and Luis are getting married this coming November and I can’t wait!  Number one, she has a really cool name.  Now it might have an extra “E” in it but I won’t hold that against her.  These two are darling and sweet together and I had a great time with them for their Dallas Engagement session at White Rock Lake.  We explored some new spots and some old faves for their nature inspired shoot.  The relaxed and classic feel worked perfectly with their attire and personalities.  Best part, Luis loves her.  Yep, totally.  See you two soon!

-Tracy

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