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Having a small intimate wedding does not mean you have to skip the fanfare. Due to COVID-19 Holli and her fiance had to change their wedding date 3 times, yes THREE! But that did not stop us from doing her bridal session and making her feel like the beautiful bride that she is! Since they […]

It is almost officially summer, but for Houston the summer heat starts in May. When planning Courtney and Travis’ engagement session, we wanted to avoid being out in the heat as much as possible. A studio engagement session was the perfect option for them and it did not disappoint one bit. Leych Studio was the […]

Being stuck inside during quarantine has not been easy, but thank the lord for this Beaumont Engagement session! The strange thing is that nothing has really changed for me, I still work from home and my husband still goes to work every day. However, all of my sessions from March-April had to be rescheduled due […]

Throughout my journey as a wedding photographer, I have photographed at many venues in and around the Houston area. I get asked a lot which ones I recommend or are my favorites. Instead of copying and pasting that text over and over, I decided to put it all down in words here for the world […]

I am a firm believer that wedding photos should be printed. We have all shifted into this digital age and have lost sight of the value of printed photographs. One of the big reasons I became a photographer is because I loved what photos do for people. Photos freeze a moment to create a memory […]

I know that it is no easy task to find the perfect wedding photographer for your wedding. As a recent bride myself and being in the industry, I can seen first hand the amount of choices that the industry has to offer. It really is so hard to narrow it down. Finding your wedding photographer […]

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Having a small intimate wedding does not mean you have to skip the fanfare. Due to COVID-19 Holli and her fiance had to change their wedding date 3 times, yes THREE! But that did not stop us from doing her bridal session and making her feel like the beautiful bride that she is! Since they […]

It is almost officially summer, but for Houston the summer heat starts in May. When planning Courtney and Travis’ engagement session, we wanted to avoid being out in the heat as much as possible. A studio engagement session was the perfect option for them and it did not disappoint one bit. Leych Studio was the […]

Being stuck inside during quarantine has not been easy, but thank the lord for this Beaumont Engagement session! The strange thing is that nothing has really changed for me, I still work from home and my husband still goes to work every day. However, all of my sessions from March-April had to be rescheduled due […]

Throughout my journey as a wedding photographer, I have photographed at many venues in and around the Houston area. I get asked a lot which ones I recommend or are my favorites. Instead of copying and pasting that text over and over, I decided to put it all down in words here for the world […]

I am a firm believer that wedding photos should be printed. We have all shifted into this digital age and have lost sight of the value of printed photographs. One of the big reasons I became a photographer is because I loved what photos do for people. Photos freeze a moment to create a memory […]

I know that it is no easy task to find the perfect wedding photographer for your wedding. As a recent bride myself and being in the industry, I can seen first hand the amount of choices that the industry has to offer. It really is so hard to narrow it down. Finding your wedding photographer […]

I honestly could not be more excited to be finally sharing my new branding with the world. As many of you know, I recently got married in February to the man of my dreams. Since becoming Mrs. Matei, I knew that I wanted to change my business name as well to keep things consistent and […]

This engagement session is one of my all time favorites. When chatting with Jennifer about their wedding I kept hearing her say how much they love flowers, parks, and gardens. We went back and forth trying to find the perfect location for their session and Jennifer suggested Hermann Park. I usually shoot at Hermann Park, […]

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