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FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | NORTHEAST WEDDING CHAPEL | MEGAN + JOSH

I met Megan and Josh a couple of years ago when Josh’s twin, Jake married Lauren (now Megan’s matron ofView full post »

Fort Worth Wedding Photographer Marty Leonard Bridal Session

FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | MARTY LEONARD CHAPEL | KYLIE’S BRIDAL SESSION

Now that Kylie and Kevin are married, I can share her bridal session. Thankfully, we didn’t shoot it too long agoView full post »

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FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | MARTY LEONARD CHAPEL CEREMONY | ASHTON DEPOT RECEPTION | BAILEY + KYLE

Bailey and Kyle got married at Marty Leonard Chapel in Fort Worth a few weeks ago. They didn’t have a big bridalView full post »

FORT WORTH ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER | ICE CREAM DATE + PAINT FIGHT | KIM + CAMERON

Kim and Cameron went out for ice cream on their first date so they wanted to incorporate that little detail into theirView full post »

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FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | TRINITY PARK ELOPEMENT | CATHERINE + CAMERON

I knew Catherine and Cameron were eloping soon but I didn’t know it was happening this SOON! I received a text fromView full post »

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FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | SUNDANCE ENGAGEMENT SESSION | CAITLIN + KIRK

We met with Caitlin and Kirk for their engagement session at Sundace Square last week. Of course, little Noah had toView full post »

Fort Worth Wedding Photographer Marty Leonard Chapel

FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | MARTY LEONARD CHAPEL CEREMONY | STOCKYARDS STATION STAMPEDE ROOM RECEPTION | SYDNEY + MATT

Sydney and Matt had a beautiful evening ceremony at Marty Leonard Chapel in Fort Worth, followed by the most funView full post »

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FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | MARTY LEONARD CHAPEL | SYDNEY’S BRIDAL SESSION

Now that Sydney and Matt have tied the knot, I can share Sydney’s bridal photos. I photographed Sydney at MartyView full post »

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FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | SOUTHLAKE TOWN HALL COURTHOUSE CEREMONY | ZORICA + BOJAN

I’m so excited to finally share these images of Bojan and Zorica’s wedding from last month. My husband andView full post »

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FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | TRINITY PARK AND WEST 7TH BRIDGE ENGAGEMENT SESSION | SYDNEY + MATT

It’s official. Summer is here! We met with Sydney and Matt at Trinity Park next to the West 7th bridge in FortView full post »

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FORT WORTH PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER | MATERNITY SESSION |CAITLIN + KIRK

A couple of weeks ago, I had the honor of photographing this beautiful couple as they get closer to meeting their brandView full post »

FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | SUNDANCE SQUARE ENGAGEMENT SESSION | SAM + VEDRAN

We met with Sam and Vedran at one of my favorite downtown Fort Worth locations, Sundance Square, to photograph theirView full post »

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FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | MARTY LEONARD CEREMONY | LINDSEY + RUSTY

A few weeks ago Lindsey and Rusty tied the knot at the Marty Leonard Chapel in Fort Worth. Their four adorable sonsView full post »

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DALLAS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | FUN RECEPTION AT ARLINGTON HALL

I shot this wedding with my friend Kassie last year at Arlington Hall in Dallas. I don’t blog too many weddings that IView full post »

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Fort Worth Dance Photographer | Dancing in the city street in Sundance Square

Sometimes when we are bored in the middle of winter, my sister in law and I decide it would be a great idea to freezeView full post »

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Fort Worth High School Senior Photographer | Aaron Class of 2016

  I finally got to photograph a high school senior guy!! **happy dance** I work mainly with girls but loveView full post »

Fort Worth Wedding Photographer Leather Flushmount Album | Product Spotlight

Today I wanted to share with you a few photos of this gorgeous Flushmount album I’m about to deliver to a client.  ItView full post »

Visiting Crater Lake National Park in Oregon | Beautiful Photos and Tips

Crater Lake National Park Back in September I traveled to Oregon with my studio partner to photograph a wedding in aView full post »

Black Friday – Cyber Monday Photo Session Gift Certificates

Hey guys! I am having an amazing offer from Black Friday through Cyber Monday on gift certificates. For every $100 inView full post »

Fort Worth Wedding Photographer | Marty Leonard | Chateau at Forest Park | Mandy + Ryan

Mandy and Ryan got married at my favorite venue, Marty Leonard Chapel in Fort Worth. Yes, I am bias because this isView full post »

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Noah’s Event Center Wedding | Dallas Fort Worth Photographer | Whitney + Duke

Whitney and Duke were married at the Noah’s Event Center in Plano, TX just a few weeks ago! Texas weather in OctoberView full post »

High School Senior Photographer | Granbury High School | Shayla

High school seniors have become my favorite subjects to photograph. They are all so young, beautiful and full ofView full post »

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FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | BASS HALL BRIDAL PHOTOS | STEFANI

OMG! You guys! My wifey is finally married. I have been staring at these gorgeous bridal photos taken at the Bass HallView full post »

FORT WORTH PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER | BOTANICAL GARDENS MATERNITY PHOTO SESSION | BOJANA + LEO

Bojana and Leo are expecting twin girls in December. What a blessing for these two. I know they are extremely excitedView full post »

DALLAS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | CATHOLIC CHURCH CEREMONY | NUVO ROOM RECEPTION | MAYRA + ANDREW

I’m excited to share Mayra and Andrew’s wedding photos with all of you today. This was one of the longest wedding daysView full post »

GRANBURY HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR PHOTOS | FORT WORTH PHOTOGRAPHER | REAGAN CLASS OF 2016

I have no words to describe how excited I am to share this session with you all. I had a blast working with Reagan andView full post »

FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | ROBERT CARR CEREMONY | REATA RECEPTION

Kimberly and Kenneth had their beautiful ceremony at Robert Carr chapel followed by the reception at one of my favoriteView full post »

FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | BOTANIC GARDEN | KYM’S BRIDAL SESSION

I’m so excited to share with you all this beautiful bridal session taken at Botanic Gardens in Fort worth. KymView full post »

FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | TIMES TEN | WINE ENGAGEMENT SESSION | STEFANI + IVAN

Stefani and Ivan’s wedding is almost here. We have less than two months to go. While I won’t beView full post »

DESTINATION DANCE PHOTOGRAPHER | AMRA’S DANCE SESSION | BOSNIA | RIVER UNA

It’s been a little while since my last blog post and there is a good reason for it. We were on a much deservedView full post »

MCKINNEY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | BELLA DONNA CHAPEL | LAUREN + JACOB

Lauren and Jacob got married at the Bella Donna Chapel in McKinney, one of the most beautiful chapels in DFW. TheyView full post »

FORT WORTH MATERNITY PHOTOGRAPHER | THE DULAY FAMILY

I met with Mariela and her little (but growing) family a couple of weeks ago for their maternity session. It was aView full post »

FORT WORTH DANCE PHOTOGRAPHER | IN STUDIO DANCER SESSION | ALYSSA

Now that the summer is almost here (who am I kidding? The summer IS here in Texas), I have been really enjoing theView full post »

DALLAS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | PIAZZA IN THE VILLAGE COLLEYVILLE | AMANDA + CLINTON

Amanda and Clinton became husband and wife last month, and I could not be more happy for them. They are tremendouslyView full post »

DALLAS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | PIAZZA IN THE VILLAGE COLLEYVILLE | AMANDA’S BRIDAL SESSION

Now that Amanda and Clinton are married, I can finally share Amanda’s bridal session taken at their beautifulView full post »

DALLAS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | WINSPEAR OPERA HOUSE ENGAGEMENT SESSION | MAYRA + ANDREW

I met Mayra and Andrew at Brewed coffee shop in Fort Worth a few months ago for their initial consultation. It wasView full post »

DALLAS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | PRIVATE RESIDENCE BACKYARD WEDDING | BONNIE + DANIEL

I’m excited to share Bonnie and Daniel’s wedding with you all. They had their ceremony in the backyard ofView full post »

PUBLISHED | THE KNOT | KATIE + PHUC BACKYARD WEDDING

It’s been about six months since I photographed Phuc and Katie’s wedding in Cleburne, TX. And today theirView full post »

FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | GRAPEVINE BOTANICAL GARDENS | MANDY + RYAN ENGAGEMENT SESSION

I have never been a big believer in online dating sites but now that several of my couples have told me that’s whereView full post »

FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | JEWISH WEDDING | THE MODERN ART MUSEUM RECEPTION | TRACI + GARRETT

Traci and Garrett’s wedding happened during a recent Texas ice storm also knows as the icepocalypse. You just neverView full post »

DALLAS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | WHITE ROCK LAKE | WHITNEY + DUKE SUNSET ENGAGEMENT SESSION

Whitney and Duke wanted a laid back feel to their engagement session photos. They wanted something that will show theirView full post »

FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | TRINITY PARK | JAPANESE GARDENS | AMANDA + CLINTON ENGAGEMENT SESSION

I am super excited to finally share with you all Amanda and Clinton’s engagement session. We had to rescheduleView full post »

FORT WORTH ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER | TRINITY PARK | JENNIFER + JOSHUA

After speaking to Jennifer over the phone a few weeks ago, I knew we would be the perfect fit for her and Joshua’sView full post »

FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | JAPANESE GARDENS | TRACI’S BRIDAL SESSION

I have known Traci for several years and when she asked me to photograph her and Garrett’s wedding, I was beyondView full post »

Two Bright Lights Editors’ Choice Award Winner | Fort Worth Wedding Photographer

Vanja D Photography Wins 2015 Two Bright Lights Editors’ Choice Award Thanks in part to my phenomenal clientsView full post »

DALLAS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | BEHIND THE SCENES | PIAZZA IN THE VILLAGE

I haven’t shared many personal posts on the blog in the past. I usually share a lot of behind the scenes andView full post »

MCKINNEY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | PIAZZA IN THE VILLAGE | NEW LOCATION | PIAZZA ON THE GREEN

For those of you that have stalked my blog for a little while,  you know that some of my favorite weddings were shot atView full post »

FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | KIMBEL ART MUSEUM | FIRST LOOK AND BRIDAL PARTY PHOTOS

I love photographing couple’s portraits on their wedding day. However, we don’t always get a lot of time with the brideView full post »

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FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | COURTHOUSE WEDDING | JOE T GARCIA RECEPTION

Nicki and Chad had their wedding ceremony at the Tarrant County Courthouse in December. They were surrounded withView full post »

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PUBLISHED BY BEAUTY & LIFESTYLE BRIDE | LATONYA AND JAMAR FASHIONABLE PROPOSAL

I photographed this gorgeous couple’s engagement session over a year ago in Las Colinas, TX. It recently gotView full post »

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FORT WORTH HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR PHOTOGRAPHER | DANCE PHOTOS | HAYLEY | ERIN | KRISTA

I hope everyone has had a good holiday season. Now that the festivities are over, I have finally been able to sit downView full post »

FORT WORTH FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER | CHILDREN | TRINITY

How adorable is this little little cutie pie?? I just want to squeeze her! She was the perfect little model for me atView full post »

FORT WORTH HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR PHOTOGRAPHER | DANCE PHOTOS | AMRA | FONTANA

A couple of  months ago, I did a personal project with a group of amazing dancers. I shot five dancers in one day atView full post »

CLEBURNE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | THISTLE SPRINGS RANCH | KATELYN + CODY

Katelyn and Cody got married a couple of weekends ago at Thistle Springs Ranch in Cleburne, TX. Their outdoor ceremonyView full post »

FORT WORTH ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER | TRINITY PARK | NICKI + CHAD

Nicki and Chad are getting married in Fort Worth in a few weeks. They are both very busy and travel for work, so we gotView full post »

PIAZZA IN THE VILLAGE FALL OPEN HOUSE | ENTER TO WIN A FREE BRIDAL SESSION

Yesterday’s Piazza Fall Open House was such a successful event. I had the pleasure to speak to many amazingView full post »

BELLS TX WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | WILLOWOOD RANCH | LACEY + TANNER

Lacey and Tanner got married in a beautiful chapel at Willowood Ranch in Bells, TX. There were plenty of tears as wellView full post »

CLEBURNE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | OUTDOOR TEXAS RANCH WEDDING | PHUC + KATIE

Phuc and Katie got married at a gorgeous family ranch in Ceburne, TX. The weather was perfect and the first wedding forView full post »

FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | MARTY LEONARD CEREMONY | THE WORTHINGTON RECEPTION | CATELYNN + TRAVIS

Catelynn and Travis’ wedding day started at The Worthington hotel. Catelynn and the girls got their hair andView full post »

Fort Worth Wedding Photographer | Published on Story Board Wedding

I’m excited to see our styled shoot published on the Story Board Wedding blog. It’s been a few months sinceView full post »

DALLAS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | NOAH’S LAS COLINAS | ASHLY + ERIK WEDDING

Ashly and Erik had their ceremony at Noah’s Las Colinas. It was truly a special day. They were surrounded byView full post »

FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | LACEY + TANNER ENGAGEMENT SESSION | GRAPEVINE BOTANICAL GARDENS

We met with Lacey and Tanner for their engagement session at the Grapevine Botanical Gardens and completed theirView full post »

PUBLISHED ON SENIOR STYLE GUIDE | FORT WORTH HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR PHOTOGRAPHER

I’m so excited to see Jade’s senior session published on the Senior Style Guide Blog. Head on over thereView full post »

FORT WORTH HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR PHOTOGRAPHER | JADE | CLASS OF 2015

 WOW! Can I just say that? Jade is an incredibly beautiful young woman both inside and out. She and her mom came to meView full post »

DALLAS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | PIAZZA IN THE VILLAGE | COLLEYVILLE | LATONYA + JAMAR

I know that a lot of people can’t wait to see these images, and who wouldn’t want to see these two getView full post »

DALLAS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | NOAH’S RICHARDSON | TASHA + SEDRICK

Tasha and Sedrick had their ceremony and reception at Noah’s in Richardson. Their wedding guests consisted ofView full post »

FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | THE WORTHINGTON HOTEL DOWNTOWN | JENNIFER + CHRISTOPHER

Jennifer and Christopher tied the knot last month at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fort Worth. Their beautiful ceremonyView full post »

DALLAS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | PIAZZA IN THE VILLAGE | LATONYA’S BRIDAL SESSION

LaTonya and Jamar are married!! You know what that means, right? I get to share LaTonya’s bridal session taken atView full post »

FORT WORTH PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER | HARIS + JACKIE MATERNITY SESSION

Here are a few of my favorites from Haris and Jackie’s maternity session. We took these in Granbury and got superView full post »

FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | THE WORTHINGTON HOTEL | JEN’S BRIDAL SESSION

Now that Jen and Chris are married (CONGRATS!!), I can finally share Jennifer’s bridal session photos. We tookView full post »

The Room on Main Dallas Wedding Photographer | Julie + Ben

I think this may have been the wedding with the most amount of tears that I have shot to date. Happy tears , ofView full post »

DALLAS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | NOAH’S LAS COLINAS | MAKENZIE + TAYLOR

Makenzie and Taylor had a beautiful wedding ceremony at St Ann Parish in Coppell, TX. It was followed by an amazingView full post »

DALLAS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | McKINNEY COTTON MILL | JULIE’S BRIDAL SESSION

I’ll make this short and sweet and let the images speak for themselves. I have been DYING to share Julie’sView full post »

DALLAS ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER | DEEP ELLUM | JULIE + BEN

Julie only had one request for their engagement session location – colorful backgrounds. And what better place toView full post »

Dallas Wedding Photographer | The Aldredge House Bridal Session

When K showed me a picture of her dress I immediately said (no, I screamed) to her “I have to photograph you inView full post »

DALLAS NIGERIAN WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | CHINENYE + PUREHEART

Chinenye and Pureheart’s wedding was a two day event. They started their celebration with a traditional NigerianView full post »

FORT WORTH ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER | TRINITY PARK SURPRISE PROPOSAL | STEFANI + IVAN

OMG! My wifey is engaged! For those of you that know me personally, know that Stefani is one of my best friends aka myView full post »

DALLAS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | PIAZZA IN THE VILLAGE | AMANDA + JUSTIN JEWISH WEDDING

Amanda and Justin had their wedding at Piazza in the Village in Colleyville. It was a Jewish ceremony (my first) and soView full post »

FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | STYLED SHOOT | THE ORCHARD AZLE TX

Back in March I got together with a group of fabulous vendors to do my very first ever styled shoot. I have no words toView full post »

FORT WORTH ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER | TRINITY PARK & W 7TH BRIDGE | KATELYN + CODY

Katelyn and Cody wanted to have their engagement photos taken at Trinity Park in Fort Worth for a natural outdoorView full post »

HICKORY STREET ANNEX DALLAS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | DEVIN + WESTIN

I have been waiting a really long time for Devin and Westin’s wedding. It’s been a whole year since I metView full post »

PIAZZA IN THE VILLAGE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | AMANDA’S BRIDAL SESSION

Now that Amanda and Justin are married, I can finally share Amanda’s bridal session. Half of these were taken atView full post »

TCU AND STOCKYARDS FORT WORTH ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER | JENNIFER + CHRISTOPHER

I photographed this amazing couple earlier this week and I’m super excited to share the photos with you all. TheyView full post »

ENNIS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | OUTDOOR RANCH WEDDING | KELSEY + SHOHN

Kelsey and Shohn had their wedding at Shohn’s ranch in Ennis, TX. It was all supposed to be outdoors but likeView full post »

THE N AT HARDWAY RANCH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | MJ + ALEX

The day is finally here! I stayed up till 4am editing these last night and it was so worth losing sleep over. What aView full post »

WHITE ROCK LAKE SUNSET ENGAGEMENT SESSION | DALLAS ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER | ASHLY + ERIK

I am excited to share another engagement session with one of my amazing couples. Ashly and Erik decided to have theirView full post »

Fort Worth Event Photographer | Design Inspirations

A couple of my amazingly creative friends donated their time and talent to Design Inspirations charity event that wasView full post »

FORT WORTH ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER | MJ + ALEX

As I was driving to Granbury for Alex and MJ’s engagement session, I saw these awesome clouds forming in theView full post »

SAN ANTONIO WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | SAN FERNANDO CATHEDRAL | KATE + JEFF

I am so excited to share these images with you all. Kate and Jeff have been an amazing couple to work with and theyView full post »

FORT WORTH DANCE PHOTOGRAPHER | AMRA’S POINTE SESSION

After doing the outdoor spokesmodel session a couple of weeks ago, I took a few shots of Amra showing off her awesomeView full post »

DALLAS FORT WORTH ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER | AMANDA AND JUSTIN | VIDEO

This is not something I normally do, but I decided to take a few video clips during Amanda and Justin’sView full post »

DALLAS FORT WORTH ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER | GRAPEVINE BOTANICAL GARDENS | AMANDA AND JUSTIN

I woke up on the morning of Amanda and Justin’s engagement session and I couldn’t be more excited. TheView full post »

FORT WORTH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | KATE’S BRIDAL SESSION AT BASS HALL

I photographed Kate for her bridal session at Bass Hall about a month ago. I love bridal sessions but having to wait toView full post »

SENIOR SPOKESMODEL APPLICATION

Application for VDP Senior Models class of 2015-16-17 Deadline for class of 2016 Application is Jan 15, 2015!! ButView full post »

FORT WORTH SENIOR PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER | BFF SESSION

I have been so busy in the last year photographing weddings, that I really haven’t had any time to market to orView full post »

DALLAS ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER | CHINENYE AND PUREHEART

Chinenye and Pureheart wanted a nighttime engagement session while the pretty Christmas lights were still up. We tookView full post »

Houston Wedding Photographer | Outdoor Wedding | Butler’s Courtyard

Back in October of last year, I took a little road trip with my dear friend Lyncca Harvey to second shoot a couple ofView full post »

DALLAS ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER | LAS COLINAS | LATONYA AND JAMAR

When I asked LaTonya and Jamar where they wanted to have their engagement photos taken, they didn’t have to thinkView full post »

Fort Worth Wedding Photographer | Ashton Depot

I wanted to share another beautiful wedding from the Ashton Depot with you all. I shot this one with my friend KassieView full post »

FORT WORTH ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER | KATE AND JEFF | DOWNTOWN ENGAGEMENT SESSION

I photographed Kate and Jeff’s engagement session in downtown Fort Worth. These two are just full of love forView full post »