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Hello! My name is Amber! I was born and raised in Texas, but a piece of my heart always belonged to the ocean.  So my sense of wanderlust lead me halfway across the world to Hawaii. Now, my dream of photographing destination weddings and portrait sessions is now a reality, and I cannot wait to share it with you! I'm so glad you're here!

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She started tearing up before we even got to the spot for their first look. Just the thought of seeing him in his tux and him seeing her in her dress was too much to hold in. Finally, a few moments later, Sophia tapped Cameron on the shoulder…. He turned around and saw his beautiful […]

Tuscan Summer Wedding

September 17, 2019

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Old World European styles have always spoken to me. Well… more like screamed at me. There’s something about it that my heart can’t help being drawn to. Unfortunately for me, I live in Dallas, Texas… where old world European is somewhat hard to come by – as you can imagine. That’s why I was so […]

A Fairytale Wedding

July 15, 2019

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Kevin swayed back and forth as he waited for Kerri to come around the corner. He was quite literally overflowing with anticipation and excitement. He couldn’t stand still. Couldn’t stop smiling. And could barely hold back the tears. His eyes were glued to the end of that aisle. Their parents came and sat down. The […]

Chapel Creek Ranch Wedding

May 23, 2019

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Oh goodness, I can’t even begin to explain how excited I am to be sharing this Hawaiian Destination Wedding with you today! Lauren and Matt are so, so special to me, and I just can’t get over these photos from their wedding day! They planned their whole wedding from 4,000 miles away in Nebraska. And […]

Hawaiian Destination Wedding

February 23, 2019

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It’s been one crazy year. And I’ve had a blast going back through that crazy year to take a look at some of my favorite moments of 2018. From Texas to Hawaii and  back home to Texas in on year… As you can imagine, that kind of movement can stir things up a bit. Life […]

Best of 2018

January 9, 2019

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Oh goodness… where do I even begin? Let me just start out by saying Lucy and Josh have the most inspiring, romantic, adventurous story I’ve ever heard. What started as a struggle with a coffee lid and a nice gentlemen helping her out, ended with a move halfway around the world and an “I Do”. […]

Moana Surfrider Destination Wedding

September 25, 2018

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I am still in awe of this beautiful styled intimate wedding at Male’ana Gardens in Kailua, HI. Saying this venue is a hidden gem would be a huge understatement. Tucked away in a lush oasis just steps away from Kailua Beach, this precious venue has everything you could ever dream of for your intimate destination wedding or […]

Male’ana Gardens Intimate Wedding

August 6, 2018

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Hawaii is so beautiful… Everywhere you look there is something stunning waiting to catch your eye. Majestic mountains covered in green, giant palm trees swaying in the wind, turquoise waters forming massive waves, white sand beaches waiting to be strolled on, gorgeous flowers unique to the islands, and a beautiful culture unlike any other. The […]

Styled Hawaii Elopement

January 25, 2018

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It’s that time of year! Time for New Year’s resolutions, goal setting, excitement over the promise of a new year, but best of all… time to look back on another incredible year! I’m so excited to share some of our favorite highlights from our 2017 weddings and couples! A year seems like such a long […]

Best of 2017

December 30, 2017

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Although weather from Hurricane Harvey threatened to put a damper on Alecia and Chase’s wedding day, the rain stopped, the clouds parted, and the sun shined just in time for an incredible vineyard ceremony. I would say luck was certainly on their side. I couldn’t be happier for these two, and I wish you both […]

Texas Vineyard Wedding

October 3, 2017