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About a year and a half ago I decided to start focusing my purchases toward buying ethical and fair trade clothes. I don’t really know exactly what spurred this shift, but at some point I had gained a *teeny tiny* bit of knowledge that the luxury of walking into Target and buying a cheap t-shirt was at the expense of... 

Why I Started Buying Fair Trade

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In case you didn’t know “Engagement Season” is a REAL thing! It runs from about right before Thanksgiving, through the Christmas and New Years holidays and wraps up after Valentine’s Day. So, with a lot of newly engaged ladies out there, I thought I would put together some quick tips on how to...

How to Care for Your Engagement Ring

tips FOR BRIDES

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I absolutely loved photographing this White Sparrow wedding inspiration shoot! I’ve never photographed in a lavender field before, and let’s just say I sure do hope this is the first of many. Thankfully, the storm clouds passed and we were blessed with the brightest, prettiest sunshine...

Lavender Field Wedding Inspiration

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Elena reached out to me on Instagram at the beginning of this year after moving to Georgetown. She was looking for a photographer — and a new friend! I LOVE when Instagram leads to connections in real life. Before we could actually meet up for coffee, COVID happened and everything shut down. After a few months…

Lakeside Sunrise Maternity Photos | Austin, TX

Portraits

Austin Maternity Portrait Photographer

I am so excited to introduce to you my 2021 Senior Spokesmodel Team!! With my business being so wedding heavy the past few years, I haven’t had the time to offer this program for a while, but with all the changes in 2020, I am so excited to be bringing this back since I have more time for senior portraits this year!

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Engagements

Summer Lakeside Austin Engagement Photos | Ben & Rachel

Over and over you will hear me saying that I get to work with THE SWEETEST couples, and Ben and Rachel are no exception! We initially met over a video call, so their engagement photo session was my first time meeting them in-person. When we first talked, …

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Lifestyle

10 Tips for Taking Better iPhone Photos

I’m realizing that A LOT of things that come naturally and seem simple to me as a photographer aren’t necessarily natural and simple for non-photographers. It’s just the way my brain works and sometimes it takes me a second to realize little tweaks or tricks I learned when I was 12 aren’t common knowledge to everyone when they pick up their iPhone to take a photo. So, I put together a list of tips and tricks that I hope will to up-level your iPhone photo next time you pick it up to snap a photo!

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Family

Hill Country Family Portraits | The Snyders

This Austin family portrait session was a fun one for me! Sarah and I met working full time desk jobs side-by-side while simultaneously growing our dream businesses on the side. If you don’t already know Sarah, she is a crazy talented graphic designer and founder of Chalkfulloflove. While working together back during 2013 – 2015, we often put our creative skills together and swapped services!

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Bridals

Old Bethany Bridal Portraits | Waco, TX | McKenna

There is not one single thing I didn’t absolutely LOVE about McKenna’s bridal portrait session in Waco at Old Bethany!! Her portrait session was actually one of the first things I was able to shoot once COVID restrictions started lifting some here in Texas, and I was pretty much giddy to be back behind the camera photographing one of the sweetest brides in this gorgeous location!

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I'm Angela (but you can call me Angie), and I am a film and digital portrait and wedding photographer located in Austin, Texas. Welcome to my blog: a collection of posts on my recent work, favorite ethical brands, things I'm loving, travel and other adventures.

photographing beautiful people, places & things and sharing them with YOU HERE!

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