Meet Emily, my favorite Canadian on my 2014 Senior Model Team! Emily is just the sweetest girl you’ll meet with a wonderful heart set on adventure and exploration. I met Emily early in her Junior year and I can’t believe she’s now a graduate from Carroll Senior High School and going to the University of British Columbia in the Fall!

Emily chose the Fort Worth Water Gardens for her senior session for something a little different. The Water Gardens are so cool, especially when you go down into the large water feature. It’s a bit of a hike to get down to the bottom, but it’s worth it.

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It’s been a running joke this year. That every time I schedule a photo shoot, the weather threatens to turn on me. Early in the day of Danielle’s shoot, it looked like it might rain. I looked like it might storm. Luckily, by the time she was getting her makeup done by the fab Kay Castro, the sun started to peek out from behind the clouds. And then the sun came out! I

Danielle just graduated from Carroll Senior High School in Southlake and is headed to the University of Victoria in Canada in the Fall for a specialized environmental studies program. I loved this session at Paradise Cove in Southlake on Lake Grapevine, which is a favorite spot of Danielle’s, a place she often comes to for a peaceful getaway.

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I love photographing at the lake because it just has an overall feeling that it’s not necessarily Texas. When you live inland without a coast, the lake is a welcome sight!

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Dear Cent,

I honestly cannot believe that it’s been five years already. Five years. Half a decade. It feels like our wedding was just months ago, not years. And it remains the most fun day I’ve had surrounded by our families and our friends. I’d be lying if I said that I didn’t compare other weddings to ours.

I’m so thankful that our paths crossed and it’s one of those chance meetings that was truly orchestrated by the big guy upstairs. How else would a girl from California and a guy who was an Army brat meet? In Florida? At DisneyWorld? As Interns? It’s a story that makes me laugh every time I tell it. Because we’re not from Texas. You’re not from California. I’m not from Georgia. And we met in Florida. At DisneyWorld.

Who knew that two recent college grads would meet on a muggy August day in the Disney College Program apartment complex, and would end up married, and now celebrating five years of marriage. I’m thankful that we have a simple relationship. I don’t really know how to describe it other than that. Oftentimes we’re on the same wavelength and it kind of freaks me out that you were thinking what I was just thinking, and that I said what you were about to say. It’s weird. It’s psychic. It’s us.

You’re thoughtful and caring, understanding and patient, and well, at the end of the day (even if I make you crazy) you still love me. It blows my mind some days. But all I can say is thank you. Thank you for loving me so well. For taking care of me. For listening and for doing life together. I couldn’t ask for anyone better…because well, there isn’t anyone. You’re the best.

I love you.

Here’s to many more anniversaries and adventures.

Married life is the best life.

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All the cousins. Lots has happened in 5 years. A wedding, moves across the country and out of the country, high school graduations, college graduations, grad school graduations. A whole lot of school!

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My parents are pretty awesome!

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And so are my in-laws!

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And this. This is why photos are SOOOO important. I’m so glad that our photographer got a photo of Cent and his granny (who passed away last year). This will always be a favorite photo.

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When I was out in California this spring, I had the idea to photograph some local high school seniors. The high school senior portrait market is a little different out in California and not quite as extensive as it is here in Texas. I thought I might bring some of that to my alma mater, Moreau Catholic High School.

I met up with Savannah, who was a recommendation from my former Geometry teacher, Mr. Peabody, and she is so sweet and easy to work with! My favorite kind of client!

Savannah is a Class of 2015 Senior and on the Varsity Soccer Team at Moreau Catholic. I love meeting seniors with such sweet composure and a ready for anything attitude. Thank you Savannah for being a part of this shoot!

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It’s the 4th of July! Happy Independence Day!

The 4th of July always marks the thick of summer for me. Celebrations with friends, family, food, and fireworks. Celebrating the freedom we enjoy here in the United States.

I’m so thankful to live in a country where I can choose where to go to school, I can choose what to do for a living, I can choose where to live and where to travel, and have so much freedom of choice.

It makes me think of all the places in the world where choices are not an option. It makes me extra thankful to be an American and thankful to all the brave soldiers who fight for our freedom.

Last year, in honor of the 4th of July, we shot this fun session with Jenn, one of my 2014 Senior Models at sunrise. It’s always fun to do something a little different like 4th of July Senior Portraits!

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Happy Birthday America! Happy Independence Day!

I hope you have a safe and fun holiday! I’m so thankful for all the freedoms we have in this great country!

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