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By MarElly, San Antonio Maternity Photographer Have I told you how incredibly fun, comfortable, and relaxed “at home” maternity photographs are? More and more couples are enjoying private, intimate moments in modern lifestyle maternity sessions. These sessions are a perfect time to stop your busy and reconnect with your couple. It’s a beautiful time to ponder […]


September 7, 2018

Modern Lifestyle Maternity Session

Oh, yes! You read right, Happy Thoughts has glammed up. I mean, we have always been a little glammed up but we top it over a notch by teaming up with amazing mom blogger Melissa Sanchez from Glammed Events in Austin, Texas. We are both passionate about motherhood, fashion, and everyday life experiences from raising happy […]

Child Fashion, Editorial, Studio News

September 1, 2018

Happy Thoughts has Glammed up

Elephants, sharks, and poodles! This lifestyle newborn session is almost literally taken out of a travel magazine. The baby’s room decor and all around exotic accessories make this newborn baby beginning journey a perfect one. When you have clients that passionately love to travel the world they collect memories from all the different places they go. The baby’s […]

Baby, Newborn

August 20, 2018

Oh, the places you’ll go! Lifestyle Newborn Session

This Is Us-Vintage Family Essay (Sneak Peek) Have you ever heard of a “Day in the Life” Lifestyle sessions? Quite literally is when a photographer spends a day documenting a family in their daily activities. A true lifestyle photographer looks for natural light and captures real moments as they organically unfurl from family interactions and […]

Children, Family

July 18, 2018

This Is Us-Vintage Family Essay (Sneak Peek)

Music is not what I do. It is who I am. What defines you as you? What is your passion? Wouldn’t be amazing to document your Senior session in a very relaxed yet stylish way? Music is a God-given talent, a tried and true skill, and a passionate lifestyle for J. Music defines who he […]

Senior, Teen

July 1, 2018

San Antonio Senior Session

By MarElly, San Antonio Newborn Photographer Seriously in love with newborn sessions at home. The more I photograph them the more I’m in love with the ease of genuine expressions and honest moments. This little one was over a month for her newborn sessions. Most photographers wouldn’t do a newborn session if it’s not within […]

Baby, Family, Newborn

June 26, 2018

Newborn Session at Home

Flowers in the Field- McKinney Senior Shoot In all honestly, I think Senior portraits are boring. I mean, seriously, do a quick google search. Is the same little pose or the same little smile in a cute little outfit in different backgrounds. No personality, no story. Just a bunch of pretty pictures. They are pretty, […]

Senior, Teen

June 26, 2018

Flowers in the Field McKinney Senior Shoot

By MarElly, San Antonio Senior Photographer Eek! I’m in love with this fun, whimsical vintage carousel we found for this Bohemian Sweet Sixteen session. I’ve known this amazing girl all of her life and it was a blessing to photograph her and see her turning into a beautiful, godly young woman. I know she looks like […]


June 2, 2018

Vintage Carousel Sweet Sixteen


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