I had the absolute pleasure of photographing Olivia, who is a fellow “solo-mom” boss babe. Olivia Is a successful real estate agent in the greater South Austin & Dripping Springs area. Seriously, if you need a realtor in those areas, she is literally a dream boat to work with. Any who, she reached out to me to photograph her and her most prized tiny-human & I obliged. Enjoy these insanely gorgeous duo.
I know the title says “Austin, Texas” because thats where I currently live & I still have a fan base in North Carolina, so I don’t want anyone thinking I permanently live there. In January I traveled to Georgia and added a VERY quick trip to Jacksonville, North Carolina to visit this amazing family. While there, I photographed them of course. The last time I photographed Crystal & her family, it was only a family of three about a year or more prior to conceiving Noah. These four are just a pure joy to be around. I’m so thankful for the friendship we have and am so thankful that despite being a photographer herself, she held out for me to photograph them<3
When Brooke and I first communicated the potential for me to photograph her birth, she asked “can I see a sample of a birth you’ve photographed?” Guys, I had to go upload a gallery because all of the births that I’ve photographed in the last 3 years have been pretty “private”.. Except for one, and that was family & lets face it… I am TERRIBLE about editing personal photos outside of maybe 5 images? .. She told me how sad it made her that it was a common thing she had been hearing from photographers. After talking with her, she decided to move forward with booking me and I meet all of my birth clients for a in-person consultation, so we set it up & met for coffee. We laughed, we chatted, we went over her fears of hiring and investing in a birth photographer. She told me that they didn’t know the gender & that it would be a surprise. So glad you trusted me with your birth, Brooke. Enough chatting, I’ll start sharing these images with you guys.
Gasp, She shot a wedding?! I thought she only shot babies & families. You’re right… Most of what you see is anything evolved around babies. Families, newborn, birth.. Anything babies right? However, if you’ve been around long enough my first love was love… Yeah, thats corny, I get it. It’s totally the truth though. When I first started this gig I was based in Jacksonville, NC & the majority of what I photographed was in fact, couples. When I got pregnant with my son, the shift from couples, children, family went to newborn photography. I freakin’ love babies in case you haven’t figured that out yet, but I do miss couple photography something fierce. So I vowed (pun intended) to shoot more couples, hopefully more weddings, and to fill that cup of my love for love up & pour it out for the world to see. Oh gosh, I sound like a cheesy love song now. Lets just stop right here and show you some dang pictures shall we?
This wedding was the most perfect backyard wedding.. Yeah, you heard that right. BACKYARD WEDDING with FIREWORKS, can you even?! So thankful that I got to throw another wedding under my belt with these two lovebirds. Brandy, thank you for trusting me to photograph your special day ❤
I cannot believe I’ve never shared these photos. I don’t get to photograph couples very often. My market is mostly newborn, children & family. If you’ve been around a while you know that I mostly photographed couples when I started my business in North Carolina. I miss getting two people madly in love in front of my camera without any other distractions. This beautiful and favorite location is a plus as well.