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Your family will look amazing in this modern, stylish and glam Family Christmas Session in the elegant Sandlewood Manor in Houston, Texas.

Family

January 3, 2020

Glam Family, Houston, TX

“May your wall know joy; may every room hold laughter, and every window open to great possibilities!” Mary Anne Radmacher-Hershey This is the home where she grew up. Isn’t it gorgeous? Each room is like a movie set, a true Vintage house. Her parents are so detailed into collecting original, mint, 50’s Vintage items. But […]

Family

July 1, 2019

Our Vintage Home

Up to Neverland!A Peter Pan Inspired Session by Happy Thoughts Studio How to get to Neverland? “Second star to the right and straight on ’til morning” I consider myself a childhood photographer. My heart and desire is to capture and preserve kids’ innocence and imagination through simple artistic images that will provoke in you an […]

Children, Storybooks

September 20, 2015

Up to Neverland! A Peter Pan Inspired Session

Poetry, tea sips, and conversations Both my daughters share a love for Vintage like me. They are passionate readers and my oldest is a novelist herself working on her master’s degree in literature. Growing up I would take them with me Vintage shopping for photography props, vintage lace, and teacups, and so many more. Our […]

San Antonio, TX, Senior, Teen

March 22, 2020

Playing Little Women

Imagine your teen daughter reading this love letter written to her when she was still being carried in your arms… Imagine her feeling the warmth of your love with every word on the letter. This Mother’s Day gift mom a meaningful experience to treasure for a lifetime.

Motherhood, San Antonio

March 18, 2020

A Mother’s Legacy Series, Letters To My Sons & Daughters

Not all is love and fun living with furbabies. Just when I was about to leave they showed me this training video they are trying to learn from. The chewed up video case and their faces say it all! I still laugh every time I see this photograph.

Family, Pets

February 9, 2020

And now, we are three! Lifestyle PET STORY

I love to capture candid family life, especially when a new baby arrives and the family dynamics change. I like to think that years from now you will sit down with your children and retell their “when you were little” or “when you were born” stories. I always say mothers are the family’s storytellers. We […]

Family, Newborn, San Antonio, TX

February 6, 2020

In Home Lifestyle Newborn Story

The O:live Boutique Hotel Every time I photograph at this venue is a photographic spectacle. The rustic architecture and the exquisite eclectic decor make it easy for couples to freely enjoy and feel at ease for their sessions. It’s an amazing backdrop for couples who want to do a Babymoon or just to have a […]

Family, Maternity, Puerto Rico, Storybooks

January 31, 2020

Luxury Maternity Story @ The O:live Hotel

What is your happy place? What is your happy place? Yes, what, not where. I know we could share one or more happy places. Let me take you to mine…Close your eyes and think of the warm, crystal clear, turquoise waters of the Caribbean. The swish-swash sounds of the waves on the shore, and the […]

Baby, Family, Newborn, San Antonio, TX

January 29, 2020

Our Happy Place, At-Home Lifestyle Newborn Session

Puerto Rico Adoption Story

Adoption, Family, Puerto Rico

January 16, 2020

Adoption Story: Part 1

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