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Here you’ll find recent sessions, educational resources, and the latest updates from TLC Photography. Enjoy!

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As you’ve begun to plan your wedding, you may have heard the term “unplugged weddings” come up a lot.  What are unplugged weddings?  According to BRIDES, an unplugged wedding is when a “couple requests that guests put away cell phones, cameras, and any other devices in order for them to be present in the moment.”  […]

Unplugged Weddings: 3 Ways They Ensure Better Photos

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Should I have an unplugged wedding

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Know someone looking for a reason to have a photo session with their dog? This session will convince them. Meet Jenna and Freddy’s pup, Koda. He is a loving husky who enjoys snacking on watermelon, chasing after the soccer ball, and eating all the treats. He was also recently diagnosed with stage 4 leukemia.  When […]

The Rodarte’s Family Photo Session with Their Dog Koda

Family Sessions

Family photo session with their dog

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What time you should start your wedding ceremony is probably one of the topmost Googled questions by engaged couples — right after how much it costs to have a wedding.  And yet, you’d be amazed how many weddings start too late or too early, creating an environment for less than ideal photos. If you start […]

What Time You Should Start Your Wedding Ceremony

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what time should you have your wedding ceremony

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Raise your hand if you have a hard time sticking to your wedding budget. I know I’m not alone.  It’s even harder when you’re planning a wedding and literally every vendor is screaming at you that their services are the MOST important. Oh, and you should’ve booked them yesterday for your wedding. Before you know […]

How to Stick to Your Wedding Budget

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How to stick to your wedding budget

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Today seemed like the perfect day to publish Lexi and Douglas’ engagement photos at Mount Bonnell because… they’re getting married today!  About Lexi and Douglas:  Douglas is a military man. He had just returned home the week before their engagement session after being stationed in Korea for months, and I could just tell during the […]

Lexi and Douglas’ Engagement Photos at Mount Bonnell

Engagement Sessions

Engagement photos at Mount Bonnell

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For the past two weeks, we’ve focused on the average wedding cost in Central Texas. This week, we’re exploring how to create a realistic wedding budget. Sure, you now know that an average wedding costs at least $30K in Austin, Texas. But that doesn’t mean anything if you don’t know how you’re going to get […]

How to Create a Realistic Wedding Budget

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How to create a realistic wedding budget

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I love a good in-home photo session. There is no better way to really get to know a couple or family; you get to see how they live their lives, what they value, and people are the most comfortable in a space they’re intimately familiar with.  That was definitely the case during this in-home photo […]

Rachel & Scott’s In-Home Photo Session

Family Sessions

Rachel & Scott's In-Home Photo Session

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This week we continue to explore budgeting and the average wedding cost with interviews with three of the best wedding planners in the Austin area. I reached out to some of my favorite wedding planners — the ones who consistently show up for their clients and share my value of education online — to find out how […]

3 Austin Wedding Planners Talk Budgeting

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Austin Wedding Planners Share Average Wedding Cost

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Overwhelmingly, I’ve heard that couples struggle with creating a wedding budget — and sticking with it. So, in February we’re talking about budgeting for #WeddingTipWednesday.

How to Create a Wedding Budget in Central Texas

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How to create a wedding budget

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It’s the beginning of a new year, which means it’s time for a flurry of new years resolutions, fresh starts, and engagement season. Yes, that’s right: Thousands of couples across the country got engaged over the holidays and have begun to plan their weddings.

Guide to Engagement Photos in Central Texas

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Engagement photo at Mount Bonnell

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Have the words “2nd shooter” popped in your wedding planning research? If you’re shopping for a wedding photographer, you’ve probably noticed that some of the more expensive packages include a second photographer. Maybe you’ve found yourself asking, “Do I need TWO photographers? Isn’t one enough??” Fair question. But sometimes capturing every detail of your big […]

Should You Hire A 2nd Wedding Photographer?

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why you should hire a 2nd shooter

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I know I say this about most weddings, but Joshua and Toni’s spring wedding at Texas Old Town was an extra special one for me.

A spring wedding at Texas Old Town in Kyle, Texas

Wedding Recaps

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