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  • Hi. I'm Amy...a photographer here in Houston, Texas. Families, babies and children are what make my heart sing. I like to think I catch the divine in the ordinary using natural light and everyday settings. My style is pretty simple. It’s a dab of traditional (for my youngest clients) mixed with modern lifestyle portraiture, indoors and out. Candid shots are my favorite. I want to capture a child’s spirit and a family's personality, even if that's not traditional smiles. My #1 goal...to photograph families in real life, not something that was imagined or 'created'...to not just tell a story or get a certain 'shot', but to tell your story though a collection of photographs, capturing all the joy that fills your soul. The greatest satisfaction for me, is knowing when you look at these photographs years from now, they will radiate of all the splendor that your children have brought to your life and will offer an heirloom of memories for generations to come. If you want photographs that are a little different and are not afraid to let lose a little with your kids, then I most certainly am the photographer for you! Just click that little contact tab above and let's book your session. ;-)

Extended Family Portrait Photographer Houston Texas is just another hat that I wear.  It’s great to have sessions that include kids and grandparents!  I really try to capture them as authentically as possible, while also getting some traditional photos as well because most grandmas appreciate those the most.

And what an honor to be hired by a fellow photographer.  I get giddy every single time it happens.  This photographer’s sister was in from service for only about a week.  She likely will not be back again for 2 years.  I can’t think of a better reason for some family photos, right?  In just two years, how these two little ones will change so very much.  We had so much fun during this session and I know we captured some great memories!

My schedule is nearly entirely full for the year.  If you are even remotely interested in booking a photo session with me this year, please do not delay in contacting me.

Extended Family Portrait Photographer Houston Texas

Extended Family Portrait Photographer Houston Texas

{birth, newborn, maternity, baby, child & family photography in Houston, The Heights, Montrose, Bellaire, West University, River Oaks, Rice Village, The Woodlands and Cypress, Texas}

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I suppose I’m a lot of things and an In Hospital Baby Photographer in Houston, TX is just one of the hats that I wear.  I’ve not had the opportunity to photograph many sets of multiples in my business.  So when this momma contacted me a while back, I was super pumped about our Fresh 48 hospital session, which takes place within 48 hours of your baby or babies being born.  This new mom and dad were clearly over the moon in love with these babies.  What a lovely time we had this beautiful afternoon at Texas Children’s Hospital, where these two had been born only the day before.  And how about this amazing gown that this momma purchased off of Etsy.  One of the cutest I’ve seen so far!  Makes you want to have another baby just so you can look this adorable, right?  ha!

Just an idea, but these sessions would be such a great gift for a friend or family member.  They are pretty ‘no fuss’ sessions.  I just come and snap some photos…making sure that everyone looks their best, even in a hospital room.  I know, it seems kinda odd to many.  Professional photography at the hospital, that is.  But as you can see from this collection of photographs, it can be a really lovely spot.  I suppose it’s because of the memories that have just been made.  The newness of life and joy beyond measure just beams from such places.  So why not the hospital room?  Why not a Fresh 48 newborn session?  Okay…I’ll just let the photos speak for themselves.

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In Hospital Baby Photographer Houston TX

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I was so excited to have the opportunity to photograph this photographer and her family recently on the beach in Galveston, Texas.  This crew was a lively bunch, so why not have them in front of Pleasure Pier for their session.  I wanted these images to be fun, happy and colorful….with lots of sunshine.  I am so very pleased at how they turned out.  Shooting in full sun is something that I would have never even attempted a few years ago. However, I really believe that for certain sessions…ones that fit full sun, like the beach, can be so amazing in the bright rays of the sun.  I mean, when you think of the beach, you think of sunshine right?  I personally feel like it gives the photographs a completely different feel.  Super warm and they just scream summertime, don’t you think?
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{birth, newborn, maternity, baby, child & family photography in Houston, The Heights, Montrose, Bellaire, West University, River Oaks, Rice Village, The Woodlands and Cypress, Texas}

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Check out more photos from this session on the Youtube slideshow HERE

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Okay. So I’m just a few months behind on posting these pics.  Better late than never right?  ha!

This is my baby sister.  I must tell you that on this particular day, on a whim, we decided to do maternity photographs.  It was a very bright sunny day, but we only had a very short amount of time and so we just worked with the yummy, crazy bright light.  We chose this tiny little park in my hometown for the session.  I wanted some pics of her on the swing and also knew I wanted to incorporate this old, deserted building just behind the park.

Funny little story here.  We were at my sister’s house, rummaging (literally) through her closet trying to find what we wanted her to wear.  We literally picked out these outfits in about 5 minutes.  Truth be known, when I pulled this red polkadot dress, my sister looked at me like I had completely lost my mind.  Not only was the dress not maternity, it was pretty fitted on my sister before she was pregnant.  However, I have a decent eye when it comes to such things and I had a good feeling that this little dress was going to be just perfect for the fun, flirty pics I had in mind.  Admittedly, even as my sister was changing into this dress in the car, she had to fully trust me when I told her it was a go and that she looked so adorable.  Not being able to see herself in the dress was very hard, but she had faith in me that I would not let her look anything other than her best.

The first dress is a great style of dress for maternity photographs.  It’s so classic and the wrap style is extremely flattering to many body shapes during pregnancy.  If you are considering maternity photos, for sure consider such a dress style.

The polkadot dress, well, it’s certainly not for everyone.  It is short and a little revealing, but for this little series, it was just perfect, don’t you think?  :-)

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Sure, I love taking photos.  There is no denying that.  I truly love it so very…VERY much.  I also very much love little people.  I enjoy meeting them.  I enjoy getting to know them during our session.  I love the challenge of  capturing the true personalities of children.  To give mommas a collection of photographs that truly reflect who their child is at this moment of life.  It is why I have chosen this path for this season of my life.

But also what is just icing on the cake, is when I get the opportunity to really get to know mommas.  I am a bit biased lately to meet mommies that have a child around the same age as our son.  It is just extra fun to talk and share stories of our children at this age, whatever age that is at the time.  Such was the case with this sweet momma who took the time to share with me her love of cooking and food, as well as their recent adventure in finding foods that her daughter will eat.  It was as if she were reading my mind.  I love food and cooking…and these days coming up with meals for our little one has been a bit of a challenge.  However, after chatting with this mommy, I was so encouraged and left with a plethora of ideas.  So thankful to be able to share not only photography, but life with other families.

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