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Jeff + Shay | South Congress Engagement Austin

It’s no secret that this was one of my favorite engagement sessions of 2017!

We had talked once or twice on the phone but I hadn’t met handsome Jeff or the sublime Dr. Shay until the day of their shoot.

The moment they stepped out of the car, I was pumped! Look at these outfits!!!

Bright, primary colors that work amazingly well together!

The clothes are fitted and no one is “wasting a waist”!

Shay’s lips, nails and shoes are all the same bitchin’ shade of red!

I was floored by their style!  Jeff even wore my favorite color, bright mustard yellow!

I know bright colors are not everyone’s cup of tea but I do think that they photograph better in many of the environments I like for photography.

These two both moved here from Florida (Shay’s original from Michigan) rather recently and I loved seeing my stomping ground of South Congress through fresh eyes.

Jeff and Shay are getting married on Maui in 2019 and it’s definitely going to be a killer experience!

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Don’t let Jeff’s serious face on the bottom left fool ya, he’s a softie!

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After blowing my mind with their more casual outfit, they then put on this elegant attire!

I know right, it looks like the cover of Forbes Magazine’s “Top Power Couples to Watch 2018”.

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I made a little mock-up of framed photos from their engagement session, I love how well they work together!South Congress Engagement Austin

 

 

 

 

 

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March 13, 2018 - 2:55 pm

Gari-Ann Lenore - Wow!!! Amazing photos, and amazingly beautiful couple! I agree – the primary colors are so fun!

Olivia + Kyle | Engagement Photography ATX

One of my favorite autumn engagement sessions from last year!

Olivia and Kyle are two cool kids from Kentucky and even though they are getting married back home, they wanted their engagement session here in the ATX.

I was in the middle of a Justified binge-a-thon when Olivia reached out so I was pretty excited to photograph someone from the ‘tucky!

Anyone else madly in love with Raylan Givens?

By the end I was more Team Boyd but still….that hat…..

Olivia is a teacher here (no idea how she manages to look so rested!) and Kyle has a super cool job as a sports journalist specializing in wrestling intel.

Their wedding is slated for this June in Kentucky and is sure to be a blast!

Many, many congrats to these two lovers!

 

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Doesn’t Olivia have the most unfairly good skin? So jealous!

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Silhouettes are still my jam!

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I’ve been slinging a few more framed pieces lately and I loved this mock up I did of their session!

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Alisha + Nick | Allan House Wedding Venue

Just a few sneak peeks from Alisha and Nick’s Allan House wedding last month!

You might remember these two from their adorable downtown engagement session only Alisha was a blonde then!

I can’t believe how gorgeous she looks both blonde and brunette, so lucky!

To me Alisha looks like a mystical combination of a Friends era Courtney Cox mixed with a voluptuous mermaid!

Also those are her honest to God real eyelashes, so unfair!

Speaking of gorgeous, isn’t the combination of gold glitter, Christmas lights and touches of pink just so perfect?

I loved Alisha’s old Hollywood silk dress too!

This was a great winter wedding with lots happy faces!

Many, many congrats to these two lovely peeps!

Vendors involved include the following.

Ceremony + Reception Site – Allan House

Preparation Location – The Driskill

Hair + Makeup – Molly Makeup

Catering – Crave Catering

Floral Design – Floral Fetish

Cakes + Desserts – Sweet Treets

DJ – Toast Entertainment

 

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The couple had a sparkler exit and then rolled out in a convertible like total bosses!


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