Category: Engagements

Mark & Jenny || Arbor Hills Engagements

February 13, 2015

So, this one was a first for me. Many people love having their pets in their photos with them… Most of the time it’s dogs… Mark and Jenny brought their cats. So, here is the thing with shooting cats vs. shooting dogs. Dogs have a very short attention span, but when you call their name or make an annoying sound, their ears perk up, they look at you, and you have a chance to get a few good photos. Cats just don’t care. You can call their names, make annoying sounds, get right in their face, and they want to look everywhere but where you want them to look. It’s as if they have a good attention span, but they don’t feel you are worthy of their attention. We’re always up for a challenge, though, so we had a lot of fun with it!

Mark is a talented graphic designer and Jenny is the owner of The Jenny Layne Bakery. So, for those of you who may need some custom invitations, a wedding website, or a killer wedding cake (or any other cake for that matter), just ask for the SixFourteen discount! (not really)

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Kevin & Yana || Dallas Arts District Engagements

January 14, 2015

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Kevin, Yana, Noah (Yana’s son) and I walked all over the Dallas Arts District getting these engagement photos! We started off at the Avanti Fountain Place and didn’t get kicked out! So that was a good start. We walked around the DMA, the Meyerson, played in the water, got some skateboarders involved. All-in-all, it was pretty awesome.

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John & Anh’s San Francisco Engagement Session

July 3, 2014

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Back in April, I flew out to San Francisco to hang with John and Anh and shoot some engagement photos. This was such a fun day for several reasons. First of all, it was a great way to see and photograph the city. We stopped at Potrero Hill, the Sutro Baths, Sausalito, Pier 7 on the Embarcadero, a couple of beaches, the Golden Gate Bridge, Mill Valley, Muir Woods (although we weren’t able to shoot there). Having the opportunity to shoot engagement photos at a location like this is so much fun since most of the time when we travel, all I say is “I really want to do a shoot here!” I actually got to this time!

It was also fun because I learned that the Chinese food I had been eating my whole life was complete garbage. John and Anh schooled me on some authentic Chinese food and took me to this little hidden gem in the city where I ate way too many dumplings. As a proclaimed Chinese food lover, I was basically on cloud nine (and a little embarrassed to think that I had been living a lie up until this point… A LIE!).

Anyways… anyone want to go to San Francisco?

 

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Clint & Lottie’s Spontaneous Roadside Colorado Photo Shoot

April 16, 2014

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Earlier this year, we went to Colorado for a ski trip with our friends Clint & Lottie (of Grit + Gold & Bowtie Vintage Classics). On our way back from the mountains to the airport, we had planned on stopping at a few different places to get some photos, have lunch, and take in some of the scenery. Unfortunately, a blizzard decided to drop in on us, turning what should’ve been a 2 hour drive into an 8 hour drive and ruining all of our plans for the day. Right as the snow started to let up a little, we spotted a rest stop with a pretty awesome view. We jumped out, grabbed a couple photos, jumped back in, and headed home.

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Travis & Jahneen’s Arbor Hills Engagement Session

April 16, 2014

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I was pretty pumped to shoot Travis & Jahneen’s engagement session. Jahneen and my sister grew up together and she has been a SixFourteen fan since the beginning, so I was pretty much stoked when these two booked me to shoot their wedding. We started out in Frisco around the Heritage Museum and then ended up at Arbor Hills Nature Reserve in Plano. By the way, when you hear photographers talk about the “golden hour”, the shots towards the end are what they are referring to. That golden warm sunlight! It made for some awesome images.

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JB and Missy’s Dallas Engagement Session

March 17, 2014

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Do JB & Missy look cold in these photos? I’m asking because it was negative 47 degrees when these photos were taken. Obviously I’m exagerating… that was just the wind chill. Seriously though, if Missy looks like she’s snuggling up to JB for warmth, that’s because she is. It was so cold that a hitchhiker was holding out a picture of a thumb (thanks for the joke, Google). Have I done a good enough job describing how cold it was that day? Because dang…

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