Tags archives: Amanda McCollum

Brynn & Michael – Engagement Session at Private Residence and Elemental YogaFort Worth, TX

I loved Brynn and Michael’s engagement session!!  We started off at Brynn’s parents home.  They have a beautiful back yard and this is also where they will be getting married next year!  Brynn and Michael are very into yoga, and I love that they wanted to incorporate that into their session.  They had some pretty sweet poses and I love that it is something that they enjoy doing together.  It makes the photos just that much more special.  It was so much fun hanging with these two and seeing what they love to do together.  I am so excited for their wedding next year!

-Amanda

Sarah & Nick – Engagement Session in Downtown Fort Worth and Magnolia AveFort Worth, TX

Sarah and Nick met while in the marching band at TCU.  Since TCU is such a special part of their relationship, Nick chose to incorporate it into his proposal!  Here is how he did it in Sarah’s own words.

“I knew it was coming, but Nick surprised me with making it happen earlier than I thought it would be. He told me that we were going out for a surprise dinner downtown but wouldn’t say anything else. When I asked what I should wear, I started getting suspicious because he responded, “Your green shirt, blue flower pants, orange shoes, Kendra Scott earrings, and pearls!” We got in the car, and he blindfolded me, and we started driving to the TCU stadium. Much to his amusement, I was still able to tell all the roads we were turning onto, so he had to take a more convoluted route. We got out of the car, and still blindfolded, I was led into the stadium. I only figured out where we were when I heard a golf cart go by. He took me to the band section, as that was where we spend a good portion of our time together, and he had the whole area decorated. He un-blindfolded me and handed me a book that he had written and had illustrated and printed. It was a poem of our story with the last page being the proposal!! I said, “Yes!”

Not only did they meet and get engaged at TCU but they will also be getting married there next year!  I cannot wait for their big day!

-Amanda

Melinda – TCU Class of 2017Fort Worth, TX

It’s that time of year again and this gorgeous girl is graduating from TCU this December!  Melinda is a senior, graduating with an accounting degree and plans to attend TCU again next year for graduate school.  Congratulations Melinda and Go Frogs!

-Amanda

Patricia & Jacob – Engagement Session at Airfield Waterfall and Japanese GardensFort Worth, TX

Oh my good gracious!! Patricia and Jacob are the absolute cutest!  I can’t even express how much fun I had with these two.  We started early in the morning which I don’t normally get to do but it ended up being just perfect.  Patricia and Jacob have so much chemistry and were complete naturals in front of the camera.  They were giggly, kissy, sweet and just plain CUTE.  I cannot wait for their wedding next year!

-Amanda

Tori & Jake – Wedding Reception at The Ashton DepotFort Worth, TX

What a beautiful night!  Tori and Jake held their reception at the amazing Ashton Depot.  It was lit all warm and glowy, which was the perfect backdrop as they shared their first dance under the chandeliers.  Tori’s dad gave a sweet toast and welcomed Jake into their family, then the party was on!  We had so much fun on the dance floor with this group!  Unfortunately all good things must come to an end and everyone lined up outside as Tori and Jake shared their private last dance.  They then were sent off to start their new lives together!  Thanks so much for letting me capture your big day! Congratulations!

-Amanda

Thank You to all of the amazing vendors!

Event Coordinator – Abbie O. Events

Hair & Makeup Artist – Jessica Chavez

Bridal Gown – De Ma Fille

Groom & Groomsmen – Men’s Wearhouse

Floral – Justine’s Flowers

Entertainment – It’s Your Night Entertainment

Cake Artist – Creme de la Creme

Catering – The Ashton Depot

Tori & Jake – Ceremony at Robert Carr Chapel at TCUFort Worth, TX

These two Horned Frog alumni are married!  Tori and Jake were married at TCU’s Robert Carr Chapel on a perfect October evening.  We started the day getting ready over at the Worthington in Downtown Fort Worth.  With the TCU game on in the background, it was a pretty chill morning with Tori and her girls.  Things started to get real when it was time to put on the dress.  The tears started to shed once the gown, shoes and veil were all in place.  Tori was absolutely stunning!  Once we got to the church we had a fun time taking photos with the wedding party.  The girls were super cute and sassy, and the boys just plain goofy.  They were all so much fun, I knew that the reception was going to be a good party.  It was then time for the ceremony!  Tori and Jake wrote their own vows which were so sweet, and Tori even threw something in there that made Jake crack up.  They exchanged rings and then were pronounced husband and wife!  It was such a beautiful day and there is still so much more! Check back for their awesome reception!

-Amanda

Thank You to all of the amazing vendors!

Event Coordinator – Abbie O. Events

Hair & Makeup Artist – Jessica Chavez

Bridal Gown – De Ma Fille

Groom & Groomsmen – Men’s Wearhouse

Floral – Justine’s Flowers

Entertainment – It’s Your Night Entertainment

Cake Artist – Creme de la Creme

Catering – The Ashton Depot

Hollis & Joe – Engagement Session at Shady Oaks Country Club and Trinity Trails WaterfallFort Worth, TX

My goodness Hollis and Joe are so cute!  And so much fun!  For their engagement session we started out at Shady Oaks Country Club, where Hollis’ family are members.  Joe is also really into golf, so it was incredibly fitting.  I loved getting to hang out with these two.  The whole session was full of smiles and laughter and was just too fun.  We finished up over at the waterfall on Trinity Trails where we got to do a little climbing.  I’m always so happy when my couples are willing to be a little adventurous and climb around barefoot on rocks and through water with me.  It makes for some pretty amazing photos!  I cannot wait for these two to get hitched in April.  I have no doubt that it will be a great party!

-Amanda

Jeanette & JB – Wedding Reception at The Ashton DepotFort Worth, TX

With all of the beautiful architecture and chandeliers, it’s hard not to love weddings at The Ashton Depot!  Jeanette and JB took full advantage of the outdoor space and had beautiful lounge furniture for guests to use during cocktail hour.  The purple color scheme continued on inside with the rich colors decorating each table.  With the big chandeliers hanging overhead and the beautiful doors as the perfect backdrop, guests had quite the view.  After cocktail hour, guests made their way to their seats and cheered as the newlyweds were introduced into the reception and their first dance.  After dinner it was time to get the party started, and with DJ Andy Austin at the controls it’s always a good party!  With the dance floor rocking so hard we only got a minute or two to step outside to get a few fun night shots of the outside of the building and downtown Fort Worth and then back to the party we went!  At the end of the night Jeanette and JB shared a private last dance before being sent off to start their new life!  Congratulations Jeanette and JB!

-Amanda

A special thanks to all of the vendors!

Hair Stylist – Scott Lemaster Salon

Bridal Gown – Ava’s Bridal Couture

Floral – A Rose in Bloom

Entertainment – DJ Andy Austin

Cake Artist – Sweet Memories

Videography – Turquoise Video

Catering – The Ashton Depot

Jeanette & JB – Wedding Ceremony at First Christian ChurchFort Worth, TX

They are married!  Jeanette and JB were married at The First Christian Church in Downtown Fort Worth.  They chose a color palette of purples that contrasted nicely against the light gray of the guys’ suits.  I loved seeing the close relationship between these two and their families.  It was apparent throughout the whole day how important family is from getting ready all the way to the end of the reception.  Check out the images below and see just how sweet this day truly was!

-Amanda

A special thanks to all of the vendors!

Hair Stylist – Scott Lemaster Salon

Bridal Gown – Ava’s Bridal Couture

Floral – A Rose in Bloom

Entertainment – DJ Andy Austin

Cake Artist – Sweet Memories

Videography – Turquoise Video

Catering – The Ashton Depot

Jenn & Mitch – Wedding Reception at The Warwick Melrose HotelDallas, TX

Man oh man Jenn and Mitch know how to have a good time!  They, along with all of their guests, barely left the dance floor.  The moment (or moments I should say) of the night was when Mitch’s favorite song was being played.  I would have never guessed that “Like a Prayer” by Madonna, would have been it but man was it a hit!  Everyone got into it, so much so that for the encore/last song of the night it was played again!  I’ve never seen so many people get so excited to hear a song.  Everyone, including me, was singing and dancing to it!  It was just a fun day all around!  I am so honored to have been able to capture it. Congratulations to Jenn and Mitch!

-Amanda

Thank You to all of the wonderful vendors!

Bridal Gown – Gowns of Grace

Hair Stylist – Styling By Macey

Makeup Artist – Sarah Aasif

Floral – Garden Gate Florist

Groom’s Tux – Austen Dor

Groomsmen – The Black Tux

Entertainment – Simply Music Events

Cake Artist – Panini Bakery