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“Dear Momma, I have so many beautiful memories from our childhood, but most of all, thank you for tea parties. I remember we would dress up in our prettiest of dresses and frocks, laces, and pearls for our special tea parties in the garden. Those mommy-and-me tea parties were special although our big brother was […]

Children, Motherhood, Storybooks

May 12, 2020

Mommy and Me Tea Party

Mommy and me Tea Party children photographer

It is official! Little Women Photography is official and I can’t believe it! Let me tell you a little bit about my inspiration. My Inspiration, My very own Little Women I raised two amazingly virtuous daughters. Not to brag, but I can say beautiful too. More than outer beauty, I instilled in them a mindfully […]

San Antonio, TX, Senior, Storybooks, Teen, Tween

April 4, 2020

Little Women Photography

Little Women Inspired Photography

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

Luxury Maternity Photography, San Juan, Puerto Rico

By MarElly, San Antonio Children Photographer Her name is Gabriela and why not, she is a Pink Cinderella! Thus the Bella, Bella, Pink Cinderella! This sweet girl OWNED her dreamy Cinderella-inspired session. She literally sparkled and shined her session giving the classic fairytale her own pinky twist. I’m in love with the colors for this story. […]

Children, Storybooks, Teen

February 14, 2018

Bella, Bella, Pink Cinderella

Pink Cinderella

By MarElly, San Antonio Children Photographer I LOVE a child’s magical world of PLAY PRETEND! I create sets that allow children to visit this magical place through imagination. That’s what I thrive to do and to capture. I have photographed this little girl since she was 3 years old every year for her birthday. This year’s theme […]

Children, Storybooks

August 9, 2017

Two Little Mermaids

Mermaid photo shoot

By MarElly, San Antonio Family Photographer “Never forget that I love you. Life is filled with hard times and good times. Learn from everything you can. Be the woman I know you can be.” Mom I LOVE VINTAGE! I love tea parties in lush rose gardens, vintage lace and lots, and lots of roses. And […]

Children, Family, Storybooks

May 17, 2017

Vintage Mother and Daughter Session

Vintage Mommy and me

By MarElly, San Antonio Children Photographer Play pretend and dress up are one of the things most little girls love to play the most, especially if she has a dear sister to share the fun with. This vintage styled session was inspired by the love and strong bonding these sisters share. These girls are so […]

Children, Storybooks

April 12, 2017

Two Little Princesses

Little Princess children photography

By MarElly, San Antonio Children Photographer I almost always ask parents, “what would you like to remember about your kids at this age when they are no longer this little?”  And almost everytime the question is so easily answered with the most memorable of playtime games, or the toy they are playing with the most or […]

Children, Family, Storybooks

March 17, 2017

Where The Wild Things Are