I don’t do a whole lot of portrait sessions in the months of July and August because of just how incredibly hot it is around here. HOWEVER, when some of your best friends come all the way down from Montreal, Canada, for a visit and ask for some photos–you break your own rules. Daniel & Davina are astoundingly talented photographers, we met somewhere along the way at the conferences that all of us photojournalists attend and hit it off. I’ve shot with them a couple of times and remain continually impressed by their work ethic and visionary style.

Then, there’s Max… their insanely adorable little boy who steals the hearts of everyone he meets. He’s the perfect addition to his beautiful parents, and together they’re kind of a big deal in life. We only shot for about an hour and worked against some insane heat, but here are a few from our time together. Enjoy!

photographers just can’t pass up perfect warm sunlight:

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  • Mikhail KudishSeptember 3, 2015 - 8:41 pm

    Wonderful work!

  • Nadine LatiefSeptember 3, 2015 - 9:12 pm


  • Katelyn WilliamsSeptember 3, 2015 - 9:20 pm


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  • Erika Jensen-MannSeptember 3, 2015 - 11:24 pm

    Amazing set!

  • Kathryn KruegerSeptember 4, 2015 - 3:00 am

    Yes Yes Yes!

  • Cidneye GodkinSeptember 4, 2015 - 4:31 pm

    Great pics! Beautiful family! Love that Max’s eyes! Bring him on down to Texas, y’all! Peace

  • Linda Gilbert McKeeSeptember 4, 2015 - 8:56 pm


  • Arielle Palik.September 5, 2015 - 5:00 am

    BEAUTIFUL! wowow i love them ALL !

  • Opal A. HillSeptember 5, 2015 - 5:08 pm

    What incredible treasures for sure, that little one is precious! <3

  • Emilie IggiottiSeptember 11, 2015 - 12:40 am

    OMG this is so beautiful!!!

  • Lanny MannSeptember 11, 2015 - 12:35 pm

    So beautiful.

  • Easton ReynoldsSeptember 11, 2015 - 1:21 pm

    Very nice!

  • Olivia ValeSeptember 12, 2015 - 1:06 am

    These are seriously killer! And I love the haircut Davina! Congrats to ya’ll for being cute/capturing the cuteness! <3

I got the privilege of working with Alison & Kyle for their engagements, bridals, and on the wedding day, so I think it’s safe to say that I got a good grasp on who they were as a couple. And I love them. Alison is very go-with-the-flow and patient in so many ways, which is going to be a great asset for her as she becomes a nurse. Kyle just smiles all the time, and it’s the best thing ever for a photographer. Nothing like a happy couple on one of the happiest days of their lives! I hope these photos testify to just how much fun their wedding was and how much fun they’re going to have in their marriage.

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Although this wedding was a few months back, I just had to get it on the blog. It was so full of amazing colors (thanks to a bride who’s not scared to do things a little differently), tasteful environment and details (thanks to Lesley at Tulip Floral & Events), and fantastic food (thanks to one of Jackson’s finest eating establishments, Walker’s Drive-in). I knew as soon as I met Caroline and Albert that their wedding would be one that would be executed perfectly, and there’s no doubt it fulfilled even my high expectations. The setting of Caroline’s mom’s beautiful home in Northeast Jackson left me speechless and the team Caroline brought together worked some magic, no question.

I felt like there was no more appropriate day to highlight this wedding than on Caroline’s BIRTHDAY – Caroline, happy birthday and thank you so much for inviting me in to you and Albert’s day – I absolutely loved being a part.

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I might’ve gotten a little excessively emotional at this wedding. You see, Morgan has been a part of our lives since I photographed her family back when she was a senior in high school. Somehow or another, she and Jess hit it off and have been close friends the whole time Morgan was in college. Then over the last year, she has kept our kids at least a couple of days a week so that Jess could keep up with work here at the studio. And since Eden has come home, she’s gone with me to a dozen or more weddings so Jess could spend more time at home with the girls. Basically, she’s a part of us, and when she came down the aisle to the the same song we had at our wedding – I just couldn’t hold it together.

Drew grew up living in Indonesia–the same country God used to radically shape me after spending a summer there in college. He’s a strong leader and will, no doubt, lead Morgan on an incredibly journey in this lifetime as they serve others in sharing the light of Christ. Together, they’re a powerhouse team who have already impacted hundreds of lives.

So, you get it – I like these two humans. And maybe that’s why I like these photos so much.

(Venue – Cotton Market, Florals – Morgan’s mom [amazing job, Ms. Paula!]. And special thanks to Chase for shooting this wedding with me… there are some perks to working for followell fotography for a year and having he and I both shoot your wedding is one of them I guess. Several of the photos in this post are his.)


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  • Reba Savell KoskiJuly 12, 2015 - 10:23 pm

    Beautiful bride in a beautiful dress. They are in my prayers daily.

I leave some weddings thinking,”I could shoot that wedding every Saturday and love it every time.” This was one of those. From the emails to meeting in person for a consult (which was a big deal since they both live in Houston) to the wedding day, Sarah & Brandon were just an all-around pleasure to work with and some of the nicest people out there. This wedding had a lot of personal flare to it because Sarah is actually Superwoman and made her bouquet, her maid of honor’s bouquet, Brandon’s boutonniere, ceremony decorations, and ALL of the centerpieces for the reception tables out of paper flowers. As if that didn’t make her cool enough, she’s also from India and had family from all over the world flying in to celebrate with them. Brandon’s mom decided to wear traditional Indian garb along with Sarah’s mom which I thought was such a testament to how well these families have meshed together over the years. Sarah & Brandon – I hope these photos help you remember just how perfect this day was for years to come.


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  • Sarah SimpsonJune 26, 2015 - 2:57 am

    Awww thanks you all! Absolutely loved having you be a part of our day!