2021 Lifestyle Photography Sessions in Austin, Texas

We all have a story waiting to be told. A story of who we are, what we do, where we live and how we love. Let me be the one to preserve your story through beautiful photographs that bring a smile to your face and the faces of the ones you love. When you book with me, you can bet on an adventurous session that provides us with the perfect opportunity to capture humor, love and kindness.

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60 minute session, includes 40+ hand-edited digital images of your choice
$725 weekday/ $800 weekend

30 minute session, includes 20 hand-edited digital images of your choice
$550 weekday only

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Upcoming Availability

September 2021
Thursday, September 23 – Laguna Gloria Minis
Sunday, September 26
Tuesday, September 28
Thursday, September 30 – Treaty Oak Minis

October 2021
Tuesday, October 5
Thursday, October 7- 5pm @ Seaholm (THIRTY)
Tuesday, October 12 – Sekrit Minis – 6:40pm
Thursday, October 14
Wednesday, October 20 – AM only
Thursday, October 21 – 5pm @ Treaty Oak (THIRTY)
Tuesday, October 26
Thursday, October 28 – 6:15PM @ Seaholm (THIRTY)
Sunday, October 31 – Santa Minis

November 2021
Thursday, November 4 – 4:30PM @ Bull Creek (THIRTY)
Thursday, November 11
Monday, November 15 – 4PM (SIXTY) or 4:30pm (THIRTY) @ Mount Bonnell
Wednesday, November 17 – AM only
Tuesday, November 30

December 2021
Thursday, December 2
Tuesday, December 7
Thursday, December 9 – South Congress Minis
Sunday, December 12
Tuesday, December 14
Thursday, December 16


Favorite locations include: Laguna Gloria (+$100/hour), South Congress Avenue, Seaholm Power Plant, Barr Mansion, Sekrit Theater (+$120-145/hour single client rental), Treaty Oak Distilling and Mount Bonnell.

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A 50% retainer is due within 24 hours to book. The balance is due the day before your session. The first client to book each day selects the location. At-home newborn lifestyle sessions generally take place on Wednesdays around 9:00am. Price does not include tax. Turnaround time is two weeks. 

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Experienced Austin Documentary Lifestyle Photographer: Family, Newborn, Motherhood, Maternity, Couples, Wedding, Milestone, Cake Smash, Business Professional Headshots, Product Photography, Brand Building, Events, Influencers and more. Serving the following areas: Westlake, West Lake Hills, Bee Cave, Lakeway, Dripping Springs, Wimberley, Kyle, Buda, Manor, South Austin, North Austin, Round Rock, Pflugerville, Cedar Park, Leander, San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Central Texas, South Texas, North Texas and beyond.

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