The Importance of Printing Photos

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 […]

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March 29, 2020

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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 […]

March 15, 2020

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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, […]

March 7, 2020

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January 29, 2020

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When Reed Gallagher, reached out to me wanting me to join him on his new project, I couldn’t have been more honored. I have learned a lot from Reed and his team. They have truly helped me grow personally and professionally. Reed began telling me about his vision for Elevate & Educate and I immediately […]

January 23, 2020

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Nothing can stop true love. I am a firm believer that true love can make it through the toughest of times and longest of distances. Garrett and Julie’s love story definitely confirmed that for me too. These two lovebirds started dating their senior year of high school. After graduating, Garrett moved to San Antonio, Texas […]

January 5, 2020

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If you made it this far to my blog, you probably have seen that one thing I love about my job is that when I get a new couple, I also get two new friends. This wedding was a bit different for me because this was a friend that became a new AHP couple. This […]

January 3, 2020

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What happens when a Chick-fil-a marketing manager and a Spirit airlines pilot get married? THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS! Kara and James are one of those beautiful couples that don’t have to say much for you to feel their love for each other. I can check, “Chick-fil-a cow appearance” off my Wedding photographer first checklist. The […]

December 27, 2019

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This bridal session is and will probably always be one of my most cherished sessions and a Houston wedding photographer. The bride you see is not just a typical bride of mine, she is my best friend, Joanna Ramirez. I had the honor standing by her side on her wedding day, so I of course […]

December 20, 2019

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Payton + Ashton | Spinning Leaf Vineyard | Shelby, North Carolina   Payton and Ashton were married on a rainy, but beautiful Saturday out in Shelby, North Carolina at the beautiful Spinning Leaf Vineyard. Although it rained for the majority of the day, it let up for the perfect amount of time to let this […]

November 14, 2019

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Get to know ME

A wedding photographer proudly serving outgoing couples who value lively & emotive experiences in the Houston and Austin areas! I like to think of myself as your Wedding Day BFF! 

I believe in real moments and heartfelt conversations on the front porch. In the kinds of images that remind you of the joy that can be found in the simplest of moments together. 

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