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Renovation!

I’m one of those people that needs to rearrange their house  on a whim.  I woke  up this week and couldn’t

Craig and Jaci : Sneak Peek! @Race and Religious {New Orleans}

#pinktullelove Thank you two for being dream subjects in photo disney world (race and religious)

Hayden & Cait! Sneak Peek!! Race & Religious {New Orleans, LA}

Photos in Dreamy Audubon Park + Reception @ Race & Religious!

Peter and Colleen : Cow Track Ranch : {Nicasio, CA}

Congratulations Peter & Colleen!! Ranch! + Love + Games + dreamy vintage decor  ♥   Cow Track Ranch  ♥    Plum

Spain!!!!

 Jerez de la Frontera and Cadiz!!! My camera was glued to my eye. ♥  Photo DREAM

Ross & Natalie! Greene Family Camp {Bruceville, TX}

Natalie and Ross! ♥ Greene Family Camp {Bruceville, TX} ♥ Planner: Beau-Tied Events Caterer: Salt Lick BBQ Flowers:

Fritz & Dari! Sneak Peek!! @the Chicory {New Orleans}

~ how dreamy to be married on a rooftop overlooking the city at sunset~

Santos Crown Shoot with Kerry!

The Birth of Venus, Santos Crowns, and Jean Lafitte Swamp of course (When Kerry and I shoot the themes make sense

Bryan & Sarah! french quarter {New Orleans}

Sarah & Bryan ♥ Getting Ready: Kerlerec House Ceremony: Washington Square Park Second Line through the Quarter

Dreamy Vintage Car Shoot in New Orleans

Red Lipstick! + 1957 chevy! + the two most perfect  models: @nolachick & @dustang1965 If you hang out with them

Jonathan + Brittany! Race and Religious {New Orleans, LA}

This Wedding was a treasure to photograph Jonathan  + Brittany ! @Race and Religious and thank you to: Southern Charm

Candice & Bo : Vista Del Paraiso {Nosara Costa Rica}

Candice & Bo!!   @Vista Del Paraiso ~The perfect setting~ Sunshine, coconuts, & love Lots of love to: Nosara

David & Brittany! Academy of the Sacred Heart & A beautiful field {Grand Coteau, LA}

a love shoot in Grand Coteau  #dreamy #fields #sunset #sparklers Brittany : One word to describe

Candice & Bo! Shoot in Nosara {Costa Rica}

So excited to post the shoot we did before the wedding We wanted to explore and really the scenery was like walking

Sneak Peek! Sarah & Bryan – French Quarter Wedding {New Orleans}

I can’t handle how much i love this wedding :)   congrats Bryan and Sarah!

Michael & Sarah : The Lake House {Mandeville, LA}

Michael & Sarah *Dreamy Southern Wedding  at The Lake House* Tell us about your wedding

Sneak Peek! Pin up shoot with Marielle {Nola Chick}

Oh la la! What a perfect shoot!! The complete set soon….

Jonathan & Brittany! Sneak Peek! Race & Religious {New Orleans}

#thatdress! Jonathan & Brittany! Ya’ll were so much to shoot ! congrats to such a lovely couple! Thanks

Bo & Candice ! Sneak Peek! Exploring Nosara {costa rica}

been working on the photos from Candice & Bo’s Costa Rican dream wedding This is a lil sneak peek of the

Chris & Sarina : Preservation Resource Center {New Orleans}

 Bird Nest Headpiece + Oysters +  wait till you see the dreamy Indian Mandap! Dreamin’ big with this bright and

Mike & Megan : Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center {Austin, TX}

!Megan & Mike!! St. John Neumann in West Lake Hills, Austin, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower

Danielle & Jamey : Race and Religious {New Orleans, LA}

love! Jamey & Danielle are wonderful people. Congrats again ya’ll

~ 2013 Art ~

It’s been a lovely busy year. This morning I sat down and went through a bunch of folders and found tons of the

Westbrook & Emily – boats, beaches, lacma {Los Angeles}

love. this. shoot. #dogsbowties, #boatlove #beachmagic One word to describe Westbrook –

Arthur & Nicole : Race & Religious {New Orleans}

Race and Religious + Second Line + l-o-v-e!!    Congrats Arthur & Nicole! Nicole

Jay & Emily! French Quarter & Rosy’s Jazz Hall {new orleans} sneak peek!

great wedding this past weekend!! #theyposedwithasnake #itwasamazing!!!!  snake photo coming soon

New Orleans Elopement {sneak peek}

I am loving this elopement from over the weekend!! French Quarter Dreamin’

Technicolor Hearts!

Technicolor Hearts { from: Austin,Texas} ribbons, string, dreamcatchers, hearts, fountains, & Anne Rice’s

Randy & Leah – Rosy’s Jazz Hall – {New Orleans}

Randy – One word to describe Leah – Home Leah – One word to describe Randy The

Scott & Wendy – The Country Club of Louisiana {Baton Rouge}

The Country Club of Louisiana {Baton Rouge} country clubs +  pink sparkly shoes + rose

Jolie & Elizabeth Fall 2013 Look Book

Fall Holiday 2013 Look Book Beauregard-Keyes

Tommy & Jeesun – Hotel Mazarin {New Orleans}

Hotel Mazarin + Candlelight + French Quarter Guest Appearance: Santa Claus   Jeesun - One word to

Voodoo Doll Boudoir

Voodoo Doll Boudoir The Boudoir Site is finally ready!!!  Love love love!    The promo shoots were so much fun!!  

Umbrellas and Oceans

Umbrellas, Oceans, & Dreams {double exposures!} in love model: rebecca  location: lake

Nick & Michelle : Hotel Mazarin {New Orleans}

Hotel Mazarin  + Second Line Band + Appearance by Michael Jackson {what} Nick: One word to describe Michelle:

Paulo & Melanie – Villa De Suenos – {St Simon’s Island, Georgia}

Love +Moss +  Ocean Views + Dance Party Villa De Suenos Melanie – One word to Describe Paulo

Summer Fun! Looking for a model with a lovely profile!

I’m looking to explore  this concept more : double exposures and portraits….  looking for

Denton Hatcher & The Soapbox Blues

www.dentonhatcher.com Locations: Snake N Jakes – nola Zen Garden  – nola Laurel Valley Museum

Amy & Patrick! Race & Religious Wedding {new orleans}

…. love , oysters, candles, & a second line … Amy - One word to describe

Greg & Ami {Royal Street & Bywater} New Orleans

Graffiti + cute dog + a stroll down royal street  Ami : One word to describe Greg: artful Greg :

Laurel Valley Shoot : Vintage Mardi Gras {Thibodaux, LA}

looking. so. good. in. vintage. mardi. gras Hair & Make-up: Sara Buteaux  <——-  amazing

Michael & Sarah – Fountainebleau State Park

Michael – One word to describe Sarah- Witty Sarah – One word to describe Michael-

Next week!

cannot wait to finish editing this shoot! next week!!!

Session with Denton Hatcher – Sneak Peek!

Dentonhatcher.com Location:  Thibodaux, Louisiana

Jason & Brooke {Engaged} Baton Rouge & Nola

Where do I even begin? Jason & Brooke! . so much fun. We had to meet up twice b/c the first shoot all we did was

Michael & Sarah {engaged} sneak peek – fountainbleau state park

can you believe this beach is in Louisiana? lovin’ this photo sesh

Lloyd & Anne-Marie {married} sneak peek

congratulations Lloyd & Anne-Marie! {Grand Coteau, LA } Sacred Heart Chapel & Cafe

Baby Grier! Sneak Peek!

welcome to the world Grier  ♥  ♥  { 9 days old }  ♥  ♥

Katie! {Bridal Session} #leopardprint : Walnut Creek : Austin

#ilovethissessionsomuch!  #leopardprintweddingdresswhaaat #lookingsogoodwalnutcreek Thank you Katie you are a sparkling

Need a model! { new orleans }

~I need a model ~ My dream of owning this Vintage Mardi Gras Rex Queen neck piece finally came true!! interested in

Greg & Claire {engaged but we went for “not an engagement session”} Austin!

Let’s get real here – I love this session – Greg & Claire are getting married in NOLA in

Victor & Susie {engaged!} Walnut Creek Austin

Walnut Creek! {Austin, TX} Susie: One word to describe Victor: supportive Victor: One word to describe Susie: 

Claire & Greg Sneak Peek! {abandoned building until someone emerged and told us to leave} Austin

whats amazing about this shoot is that we shot a bunch of soon to be animated gifs – Oooweeee can’t wait to

Katie’s Bridal Session Sneak Peek {walnut creek} Austin

i have a bridal session crush on this one … oh my goodness I can’t wait to post the whole thing!! what a

Product & Food Photography! Austin, TX

I hooked up with a company out here to shoot some local businesses!  Austin! You’ve got some cute stores and

Luke & Caroline + Teddy!! {engagement session} Vista West Ranch – Dripping Springs, TX

VISTA WEST RANCH!!     {Dripping Springs, Texas} Caroline & Luke I can’t thank you enough for such a fun

: Dream : part 2 : The Blue Hole {Wimberley ,Texas }

I couldn’t wait to post the second installment of the Dreamcatcher shoot down in Wimbereley, TX!!! Mary Ann is

Sneak Peek!!! Luke & Caroline + Teddy! Vista West Ranch {Dripping Springs, Texas}

I can’t wait to post this really fun session with perhaps the cutest lil dog on earth

Pete & Anna {Engaged} Bastrop State Park

Bastrop State Park {Bastrop, Texas} Scrabble + Love  + Burned forest +  Cow Skull Anna – One

: Dream : part 1 : The Blue Hole {Wimberley ,Texas }

: Dreamcatchers + Sunshine : The Blue Hole   {Wimberley ,Texas } Model: Mary

Anna & Pete! Sneak Peek!

love love love love love love love love love love love love love love love love love love {Bastrop,

Austin Dreams….

It’s a shoot about dreams but this photo in particular reminds me of walking into the

Swamp Glam

Alligators + Diamonds {Hattiesburg , MS} I wanted to shoot something  murky  and muddy.  I called up Kerry and was like

Volkan & Jennifer {married}

International House + Piazza D’italia {New Orleans} Love +

Brandon + CC {married}

 { New Orleans } @ DAT DOG + ALGIERS COURTHOUSE  A Ride on the Mississippi River + Eloping  + Hot Dogs

Chris + Krysten {Married}

{A New Orleans Elopement} Audubon Park trees + love Chris –

Brian + Kim {Married}

French Quarter  {New Orleans} Elopement! Kim – One word to describe

Peyton and Kate {Married}

{Crowley, Louisiana} BBQ and hot air balloons! Kate – One word to describe

Shane + Leila {Married}

Holy Redeemer Church + Columbia Country Club  {Bethesda, Maryland} ♥ golf courses + belly dancing 

Ben + Lisa {Elopement}

Balcony Guest House {New Orleans} ♥ Beignets + a neighborhood stroll ♥ Ben –

Jolie and Elizabeth – Fall Shoot Continued…

This mini shoot was part of the Jolie and Elizabeth Fall Look Book Need that cobalt blue

Mairead + Ann {Married}

Adventure Cat, Pier 39, Dock J : Winery SF, Treasure Island  {San Francisco} Flowers: Natalie Bowen

Sneak Peek! Family Sessions

I posted these on my facebook page and I wanted to get the lil sneak peeks up while I’m still booking them in New

Nathaniel + Meriam {Married!}

Acqua Hotel {Mill Valley} + Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church {San Francisco} Dress by Japanese

Landry-Lynn + Family {Lifestyle Portraiture}

City Park { New Orleans } Cutest family ever ! They braved the nola heat with scarves and boots, brought the cutest lil

Dmitry & Kelsey {Married}

The Japanese Garden in City Park {New Orleans} get ready to love this wedding….

Lucas & Laura {Married}

Sacred Heart + Audubon Clubhouse {New

Brian & Kathleen {Married}

Mississippi Museum of Art -  {Jackson Mississippi} - Scrabble + Art!

Megan and Jonathan {Married}

{New Orleans} Monopoly + Seerucker City Park Peristyle and Pavilion of Two Sisters Where did you get: the seersucker

Keith & Caroline { Married}

Audubon Tea Room + Sea Lion Love {new orleans} Caroline- one word

Ben & Mary {Married}

Destrehan Plantation Mary

Brittany & Lamont {the wedding!}

engagement session The Elms Mansion VENDORS: hair and make-up: Get Polished cake: Paul’s

St Lawrence Bar : NOLA

food and likka dranks I love this bar.   I could go on and on about the decor and ambiance and amazing drinks but In

Laura {Bridal Session}

I don’t how i wait 40 years to blog stuff b/c omg i love this session!!! Laura!!! Nottoway!! Bridals!!!

Rick & Alison {Married}

Rosemound Gardens+ Afton Villa Gardens {St.

Rey + Courtney {Engaged}

Garden District + City Park {New Orleans} Rey

Matthew & Katharine : {Married}

Race + Religious   { New Orleans} Matthew – One word to

AHMED + LENA {ENGAGED}

♡ French Quarter  + Warehouse District    : New Orleans ♡ love this shoot! and the shoes!! and the rooftop! and

I Dream in Seersucker

I recently shot the 2012 Spring Collection for Jolie and Elizabeth which just they just premiered last week.  We went

Ken & Joy {Married}

Race and Religious {New Orleans} Joy –

Pete & Esme {Wedding Portrait Session}

The Fairmont + The Palace Hotel { San Francisco } Meet Pete and Esme!!! you did last summer in this

Lamont & Brittany {engaged}

Abita Msystery House & Fountainbleau State

Steve & Ryann {Married}

Hilton, Palace of Fine Arts, and The Wayfare Tavern {San

Phil + Sindi {Married}

11.11.11  – {St Louis Hotel}  new

Lucas & Laura {engaged}

Afton Villa Gardens  {St. Franciscville } Lucas – One word

Patrick & Bridget {Married}

{ Benachi House } .  New Orleans . Patrick – One word to

Todd & Amanda {engaged!}

Locations: Along the  dreamy shore in Sausalito  and some fun city shots  in the Western Addition San Francisco

Christian + Dori {married}

Audubon Park + Frisbee’s + dog with a bow tie + man pyramid (manomid) + ice cream truck + Street Car ride

Josh + Rachel {Engaged}

♥ Audubon Park + Pontchartrain Beach  ♥ Rachel – one word

April {Bridal Session}

♥ Bridal Session at Nottoway Plantation 

Brian and Janetta {married}

couldn’t wait to post this beautiful wedding! I love everything about this wedding! such a fun group. Janetta and

….Happy Place….

.  p h o t o g r a p h y   a d v e n t u r e s  . fort bragg , ca heart meets

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