The 8 Best Rituals to get Camera Ready Fast

Jan 21, 2021

Confidence is key. Find that and you’re golden. Of course, it’s easier said than done. Over the years, I’ve developed a few fave ways to make sure I feel my best before I jump in front of the camera. THE 8 BEST RITUALS TO GET CAMERA READY FAST 1. Get a hydra facial | Spa Sway at…

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Bluebonnet Mini Sessions 2021 Austin Texas

Jan 21, 2021

You belong among the wildflowers! It’s almost that time of year again… for bluebonnet mini sessions. Let’s do this! 5 Facts about Bluebonnets 1. They begin to bloom in March and are in full bloom by April. 2. The bluebonnet was chosen as the state flower in 1901. 3. The Lupinus Texensic and Lupinus Subcarnosis…

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Newborn Lifestyle Photography Session in Houston, Texas

Jan 19, 2021

Absolutely magical! If you’re expecting a new bundle of love, I would love to photograph your family at home in those first few weeks with baby. Check out the how-to-prep + what-to-expect guide. I’m more than happy to answer any of your questions. Let’s connect. See other newborn lifestyle sessions here. Haven’t worked with me…

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Amanda + Jeff: Wedding at The Addison Grove in Austin, Texas

Jan 18, 2021

I take a very documentary-style approach to photographing weddings. There is so much personal meaning that goes into each perfectly curated detail. I study the environment and observe emotions. Between documenting the details, I capture moments that happen in a split second… moments that reflect love, grace, peace, wonder, excitement and a deep shared connection.…

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Always a Good Time | Dripping Springs, Texas

Jan 17, 2021

When I was growing up, one of my very favorite things was photo shoots with friends (usually on a Kodak disposable camera!). Over time, passion and inspiration turned into my life’s work. It’s easy to get caught up in the need to and lose sight of the want to. But, last week I took time…

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Newborn Lifestyle Photography Session

Jan 14, 2021

I had the good fortune of connecting with this couple to shoot their wedding 4 years ago. To see them grow as a couple and now as a family and parents to two little babes has been magical. They are so laid back and light hearted… my favorite kind of people. Welcome to the world,…

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Social Media & Blog Intern/Assistant

Jan 12, 2021

I’m searching for a Social Media & Blog Intern/Assistant to join my creative team!  This candidate will take ownership over growing my personal brand and social media presence. This team member will primarily be responsible for content creation, scheduling, storyboarding, monitoring and posting on social media as well engaging with the online community. Do you know…

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Tricks and Tips: Prepare to Look Your Best in Photos

Jan 12, 2021

Everyone wants to look and feel their best when it comes time to jump in front of the camera.  It’s easier said than done, but there are a few tips and tricks to fighting the toll that age, life and negative self-talk takes on us! These tricks will help you feel confident, make the most…

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Mother’s Day Mini Sessions at Sekrit Theater

Jan 11, 2021

Motherhood is quite a wild ride. It comes with the highest of highs and lows that you never saw coming. It seems like the days turn into years faster with each trip around the sun. There are moments that melt our hearts and also times when our hearts break for them. For me, the best…

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Brand New Baby At Home Family Newborn Lifestyle Session Dripping Springs Austin

Dec 3, 2020

When a vision comes together. See more newborn lifestyle sessions here. Haven’t worked with me before? Learn more! Follow my journey on Instagram. @melanieapplegatephotography

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