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Lindsey & Matt – Engagement Session at The Dallas Arboretum and Winspear Opera HouseDallas, TX


Lindsey and Matt are so cute together!  I had so much fun hanging out with them and their sweet dog, Bear, at their engagement session.  Lindsey and Matt met at TCU and are big Horned Frog fans.  I love how Matt incorporated all of that into his proposal.  Here is their story in Lindsey’s own words:

“Matt did a wonderful job of surprising me! Since TCU is so close to our hearts, Matt planned the perfect proposal at Frog Fountain. Two of our friends from law school, Sanju and Olivia, came in to visit us to go to a baseball game on the weekend of Cinco de Mayo, 2017. On May 6th, we drove out to Fort Worth and had breakfast at Fuzzy’s before the game. We took them on “a tour” around campus on our walk over to the baseball stadium, right by Frog Fountain. All of a sudden Matt was down on one knee and asked me to marry him. It was magical… and I was completely surprised!!! We then went to the baseball game, where I was again surprised that we were going to participate in the first pitch, and that Matt had gotten all of our friends and family to come meet us and join in the celebration and cheer on the frogs at the game! We continued our celebration at dinner with family and close friends (many of which had come from out of town) and after dinner drinks at Nylo. It was truly the perfect day”

I am so excited for their big day which will also be at Robert Carr at TCU!  Go Frogs!


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!


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!


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

Lauren & CJ – Engagement Session at Japanese Gardens and TCUFort Worth, TX

I cannot get over how adorable Lauren and CJ are!!  From the moment I met with them I knew they were going to be a blast to photograph.  Lauren and CJ are both TCU alum and Lauren was a Showgirl at TCU, so of course we had to hit up campus for one of their locations! Being a TCU grad myself, I always love having a chance to go back to campus and talk about “the good ole days” with my couples.  These two are so precious and have such amazing chemistry, I couldn’t decide on which images to show!   Lauren and CJ  will be getting married next year at Classic Oaks and I cannot wait!


Brianna & Ross – Portraits at TCU Campus and Reception at the Modern Art MuseumFort Worth, Texas

Brianna & Ross got married in Hawaii (yes please!) and chose to have a reception here in Fort Worth for friends and family who couldn’t make it.  These two cuties met at TCU, so of course we had to go there to get some photos before the reception.  Let me tell you, these two are troopers!  It was a hot day, and by hot I mean Texas hot but they still walked around campus to get some photos!  We were able to explore the galleries at the Modern Art Museum, which is one of my favorite places here in Fort Worth.  They had a beautiful, candlelight dinner with some toasts and cake cutting to finish up the night.  I am so thankful these two allowed me to be a part of their day!



Special thanks to the vendors:

Modern Art Museum – Catering & Venue

Byrd + Bleecker – Invitations

Eve of Milady – Gown

Sage Fine Flowers  

Amanda – TCU Class of 2017 Senior PortraitsTexas Christian University - Fort Worth, TX

It is always so much fun for me to get to go back to campus and photograph!  This time I had the privilege of photographing soon to be TCU grad, Amanda.  Amanda is graduating in May with a PR degree and we want to congratulate her and wish her well in the future!  Once a Horned Frog always a Horned Frog.  Go Frogs!



Kendall and Kyle – Engagement SessionTCU and Japanese Gardens - Fort Worth, TX

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I am super excited to share this engagement session!  We all know I get really excited for my TCU couples and when I get to photograph them on campus.  But I don’t often get to photograph on the field when it is prepped for game day!  Kendall and Kyle are TCU alumni like myself and flew in from Oregon for the game and to have their engagement photos done.  I loved getting to hang out with them and talk about our days at TCU.  It turns out that I was in a few classes with Kyle’s older sister!  Small world!  I so wish I was able to photograph their wedding, but unfortunately for me they will not be getting married here.  Congratulations Kendall and Kyle!


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Kaitlynn & Andrew – Wedding Ceremony at Robert Carr Chapel TCU and Wedding Reception at The Ashton Depot


After exploring Downtown Fort Worth, we ended with some photos around TCU’s campus.  Since this is where they met, there were a few special spots they wanted to go to.  Frog Fountain is a must for any TCU grad.  Then it was finally the time they had both been waiting so anxiously for.  Such beautiful words were spoken and music played during their ceremony that I caught myself trying not to tear up.  After the ceremony they were all ready to get their party on at The Ashton Depot and they did just that.  They danced all night long with their guests to the music played by the talented Memphis Soul band.  I am so happy that I was able to be part of their day and to know such a wonderful couple.  Congratulations Kaitlynn and Andrew! I wish you all the best.


A special thanks to all of the amazing vendors who helped make everything so beautiful!

Hair and Makeup –  Salons of Volterra

Bridal Gown – Lulu’s Bridal

Bridesmaids Gowns – JCrew

Groom’s Attire – Men’s Wearhouse

Ceremony Venue – Robert Carr Chapel

Floral – Willow Creations

Cake Artist – Creme de la Creme

Catering – The Ashton Depot

Reception Venue – The Ashton Depot

Band – Memphis Soul