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The monarch butterflies are out in record numbers enjoying the sun and lovely weather!
A great day to be out at the Arboretum!
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Lunch with the Masters is about to start!  Grab your food and head on over to hear Louie McDaniel speak on Greenhouse Management!
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Bridal sessions are some of my favs!
I LOVE the opportunity to honor each bride by taking the time to capture unique details about their beauty! I LOVE to celebrate my brides! I LOVE to be a part of this precious season in their lives!
Bridal sessions are some of my favs! I LOVE the opportunity to honor each bride by taking the time to capture unique details about their beauty! I LOVE to celebrate my brides! I LOVE to be a part of this precious season in their lives!
We had such a great time out at the Children's Garden Fair!
Thanks to everyone who came out and shared the day with us!
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It's such a joy to be able to serve people in the seasons and moments that define their futures!
This gorgeous bride was so much fun! She exudes strength and grace!
Thank you for trusting us, beautiful Emma, and congratulations to you and Joshua on your new life together!
It's such a joy to be able to serve people in the seasons and moments that define their futures! This gorgeous bride was so much fun! She exudes strength and grace! Thank you for trusting us, beautiful Emma, and congratulations to you and Joshua on your new life together!
IT'S GO TIME! 
The Children's Garden Fair is officially kicking off! 
It is looking like it will be perfect weather for outdoor fun!
Come on over from now until 5pm for the festivities!  Don't forget to vote for your favorite Scarecrow!
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#carleenbrightarboretum #cbarboretum #arboretum #stayinwoodway #theperfectplace #onewithnature #funwiththefamily #familyfun #nature #onewithnature #gardening #woodway #woodwaytx #texas #free #freefun #letsgo #wacoisawonderland #childrensgardenfair
IT'S GO TIME! The Children's Garden Fair is officially kicking off! It is looking like it will be perfect weather for outdoor fun! Come on over from now until 5pm for the festivities!  Don't forget to vote for your favorite Scarecrow! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #carleenbrightarboretum  #cbarboretum  #arboretum  #stayinwoodway  #theperfectplace  #onewithnature  #funwiththefamily  #familyfun  #nature  #onewithnature  #gardening  #woodway  #woodwaytx  #texas  #free  #freefun  #letsgo  #wacoisawonderland  #childrensgardenfair 
Join us for today's fun at the Arboretum! 
The Children's Garden Fair is only a few hours away and the weather is looking good! 
Check out all the scarecrow along the trail and vote for your favorite!  This one was made by Jump-n-Place!
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#carleenbrightarboretum #cbarboretum #arboretum #stayinwoodway #theperfectplace #onewithnature #funwiththefamily #familyfun #nature #onewithnature #gardening #woodway #woodwaytx #texas #free #freefun #letsgo #wacoisawonderland #childrensgardenfair
Join us for today's fun at the Arboretum! The Children's Garden Fair is only a few hours away and the weather is looking good! Check out all the scarecrow along the trail and vote for your favorite! This one was made by Jump-n-Place! . . . . . . . . . . . #carleenbrightarboretum  #cbarboretum  #arboretum  #stayinwoodway  #theperfectplace  #onewithnature  #funwiththefamily  #familyfun  #nature  #onewithnature  #gardening  #woodway  #woodwaytx  #texas  #free  #freefun  #letsgo  #wacoisawonderland  #childrensgardenfair 
The Children's Garden Fair is TODAY from 2pm - 5pm!  Don't mind the weather!  Looks like it will be perfect weather today for outside fun.  But if those clouds drop rain, we'll be moving the fun inside at the Pavilion!
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The Children's Garden Fair is TODAY from 2pm - 5pm! Don't mind the weather! Looks like it will be perfect weather today for outside fun. But if those clouds drop rain, we'll be moving the fun inside at the Pavilion! . . . . . . . . . . . . #carleenbrightarboretum  #cbarboretum  #arboretum  #stayinwoodway  #theperfectplace  #onewithnature  #funwiththefamily  #familyfun  #nature  #onewithnature  #gardening  #woodway  #woodwaytx  #texas  #free  #freefun  #letsgo  #wacoisawonderland  #childrensgardenfair 
No matter the weather, we are up for fun at the Children's Garden Fair!
It is looking like we will have great (though cloudy) weather, but if it's rainy we will be moving festivities inside!
From 2pm - 5pm head out to the Carleen Bright Arboretum for some free family fun!
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#carleenbrightarboretum #cbarboretum #arboretum #stayinwoodway #theperfectplace #onewithnature #funwiththefamily #familyfun #nature #onewithnature #gardening #woodway #woodwaytx #texas #free #freefun #letsgo #wacoisawonderland #childrensgardenfair
No matter the weather, we are up for fun at the Children's Garden Fair! It is looking like we will have great (though cloudy) weather, but if it's rainy we will be moving festivities inside! From 2pm - 5pm head out to the Carleen Bright Arboretum for some free family fun! . . . . . . . . . . . . #carleenbrightarboretum  #cbarboretum  #arboretum  #stayinwoodway  #theperfectplace  #onewithnature  #funwiththefamily  #familyfun  #nature  #onewithnature  #gardening  #woodway  #woodwaytx  #texas  #free  #freefun  #letsgo  #wacoisawonderland  #childrensgardenfair 
A little rain never keeps us from enjoying nature!
If the weather doesn't let us have our fun outside, we will be moving the festivities inside of the Pavilion!  Located at 1 Pavilion Way on the Arboretum grounds, we invite you to come out and join us on Sunday from 2pm - 5pm!
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#carleenbrightarboretum #cbarboretum #arboretum #stayinwoodway #theperfectplace #onewithnature #funwiththefamily #familyfun #nature #onewithnature #gardening #woodway #woodwaytx #texas #free #freefun #letsgo #wacoisawonderland #childrensgardenfair
A little rain never keeps us from enjoying nature! If the weather doesn't let us have our fun outside, we will be moving the festivities inside of the Pavilion!  Located at 1 Pavilion Way on the Arboretum grounds, we invite you to come out and join us on Sunday from 2pm - 5pm! . . . . . . . . . #carleenbrightarboretum  #cbarboretum  #arboretum  #stayinwoodway  #theperfectplace  #onewithnature  #funwiththefamily  #familyfun  #nature  #onewithnature  #gardening  #woodway  #woodwaytx  #texas  #free  #freefun  #letsgo  #wacoisawonderland  #childrensgardenfair 
Rain or shine, come join us for the Children's Garden Fair TOMORROW at the Arboretum!
If the weather is poor we will be moving inside of the Pavilion.
Stop by between 2-5pm on Sunday!
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#carleenbrightarboretum #cbarboretum #arboretum #stayinwoodway #theperfectplace #onewithnature #funwiththefamily #familyfun #nature #onewithnature #gardening #woodway #woodwaytx #texas #free #freefun #letsgo #wacoisawonderland #childrensgardenfair
TOMORROW is the Children's Garden Fair!
If the weather takes a turn for the worse we will move festivities inside of the Pavilion!
It is FREE and fun for the whole family!
Between 2pm - 5pm at the Carleen Bright Arboretum!
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#carleenbrightarboretum #cbarboretum #arboretum #stayinwoodway #theperfectplace #onewithnature #funwiththefamily #familyfun #nature #onewithnature #gardening #woodway #woodwaytx #texas #free #freefun #letsgo #wacoisawonderland #childrensgardenfair
TOMORROW is the Children's Garden Fair! If the weather takes a turn for the worse we will move festivities inside of the Pavilion! It is FREE and fun for the whole family! Between 2pm - 5pm at the Carleen Bright Arboretum! . . . . . . . . . . #carleenbrightarboretum  #cbarboretum  #arboretum  #stayinwoodway  #theperfectplace  #onewithnature  #funwiththefamily  #familyfun  #nature  #onewithnature  #gardening  #woodway  #woodwaytx  #texas  #free  #freefun  #letsgo  #wacoisawonderland  #childrensgardenfair 
This Sunday is the FREE Children's Garden Fair!
Hosted at the Carleen Bright Arboretum, come out between 2pm and 5pm for the festivities!
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#carleenbrightarboretum #cbarboretum #arboretum #stayinwoodway #theperfectplace #onewithnature #funwiththefamily #familyfun #nature #onewithnature #gardening #woodway #woodwaytx #texas #free #freefun #letsgo #wacoisawonderland #childrensgardenfair
The Children's Garden Fair is THIS WEEKEND at the Carleen Bright Arboretum!
Stop by on Sunday for free family fun!
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#carleenbrightarboretum #cbarboretum #arboretum #stayinwoodway #theperfectplace #onewithnature #funwiththefamily #familyfun #nature #onewithnature #gardening #woodway #woodwaytx #texas #free #freefun #letsgo #wacoisawonderland #childrensgardenfair
It is happening THIS WEEKEND!
Make sure you stop by the Carleen Bright Arboretum this Sunday between 2pm - 5pm for all the festivities!
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Check out this awesome R2-D2 scarecrow for the Children's Garden Fair on October 15th!  Wayne Federwisch is giving everyone a run for their money with this little guy!
There is still time to make your own scarecrow to enter in the Scarecrow Contest!!
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Check out this awesome R2-D2 scarecrow for the Children's Garden Fair on October 15th! Wayne Federwisch is giving everyone a run for their money with this little guy! There is still time to make your own scarecrow to enter in the Scarecrow Contest!! . . . . . . . . #carleenbrightarboretum  #cbarboretum  #arboretum  #stayinwoodway  #woodway  #woodwaytx  #theperfectplace  #onewithnature  #nature  #funwiththefamily  #gardening  #mastergardeners  #childrensgardenfair  #cgf  #outdoors  #scarecrow  #starwars  #r2d2 
Setting up our pumpkin patch for the Children's Garden Fair!
Mark your calendars and join us on October 15th from 2-5pm!
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#carleenbrightarboretum #cbarboretum #arboretum #stayinwoodway #woodway #woodwaytx #theperfectplace #onewithnature #nature #funwiththefamily #gardening #childrensgardenfair #cgf #outdoors #texas #woodwayevents
The flowers loved the rain last night! Everything is perking up beautifully!
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I love this spot outside the bridal room at the Pavilion.  It smells SO GOOD on these steps!!
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Found a friend while out watering this morning! Little roadrunner hung around for a little bit but when it was time to water the cannas he decided it was time to go!
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Stop by and check out our current art exhibit - CLOUDSCAPES by the beautiful and talented Carrie Stout.
From now until the end of the show, the artist is donating 10% of her proceeds to Operation Finally Home Hurricane Relief.
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#carriestoutart #artatthearboretum #art #artshow #clouds #cloudscape #cloudscapes #beautifulsky  #beautifulskies  #lookup 
#carleenbrightarboretum #cbarboretum #arboretum #stayinwoodway #woodway #woodwaytx #theperfectplace #onewithnature #nature #gardening #outdoors
Stop by and check out our current art exhibit - CLOUDSCAPES by the beautiful and talented Carrie Stout. From now until the end of the show, the artist is donating 10% of her proceeds to Operation Finally Home Hurricane Relief. . . . . . . . #carriestoutart  #artatthearboretum  #art  #artshow  #clouds  #cloudscape  #cloudscapes  #beautifulsky  #beautifulskies  #lookup  #carleenbrightarboretum  #cbarboretum  #arboretum  #stayinwoodway  #woodway  #woodwaytx  #theperfectplace  #onewithnature  #nature  #gardening  #outdoors 
Thanks to all who attended September's Lunch with the Masters!  Big thank you to Rachelle Kemp and her time teaching us about the thrill, fill and spill of holiday arrangements!!
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Only a few more hours to wait until we have Rachelle Kemp teaching us all about Holiday Arrangements!  Pack your lunch and hoping is at the Pavilion starting at 12pm!
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Don't forget to meet us in the Pavilion at Carleen Bright Arboretum tomorrow for Lunch with the Masters!
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We found a new friend this morning at the Arboretum!  He has these crazy pincers on his head. He was pretty big too, probably 2 inches in total. Any idea what this bad boy is?
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When the ring bearer is the cutest thing ever. Also, that firetruck kills me 😍❤️#kristinarossphotography #initforthelonghall
So exciting to see the Pavilion transformed into such a beautiful room! .
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#grahamslamforthewin #beautifulbride #weddingparty #happilyeverafter #bestdayever #theperfectplace #cbarboreatum #arboretum #carleenbrightarboretum #weddings #mrandmrs
At awe with the color#carleenbrightarboretum
Did you know there is an art gallery at the Carleen Bright Arboretum?? Yes! They display art throughout the year at their Whitehall Center. My work will be up September-October 15 Monday-Friday 9am-3:30pm. Please come on out for my reception Sept 10 1:30-3pm! If you can't make it come by during regular gallery hours. The door to Whitehall is closed but just walk on in and enjoy. It's the first building on the right when you drive into the parking lot.  Paintings available for purchase at www.carriestout.com  #carleenbrightarboretum #artshow #cometomyshow
Did you know there is an art gallery at the Carleen Bright Arboretum?? Yes! They display art throughout the year at their Whitehall Center. My work will be up September-October 15 Monday-Friday 9am-3:30pm. Please come on out for my reception Sept 10 1:30-3pm! If you can't make it come by during regular gallery hours. The door to Whitehall is closed but just walk on in and enjoy. It's the first building on the right when you drive into the parking lot. Paintings available for purchase at www.carriestout.com #carleenbrightarboretum  #artshow  #cometomyshow 
The wonderful staff at the #carleenbrightarboretum getting everything set up for the Sunday art reception (1:30-3) at Whitehall Center.  #artshow #thingstodoinwaco #wacoentertainment
Getting all my work packed up for my show at the #carleenbrightarboretum lots of work to do and 1 short nap time in which to do it. Thanks to my mom for helping me out.
#momhelped #artshow #naptimemadness
Come on out to the Carleen Bright Arboretum here in Woodway for my art show Aug 28 - Oct 16, the reception will be Sept 10th 1:30-3. See you there! #thingstodoinwaco #artistreception #artlover #carleenbrightarboretum
We really love wedding arches. This one is from this weekend at the #carleenbrightarboretum beautiful woodland themed wedding. Can't wait to see pics from the photographer my cell phone in a hurry just doesn't do justice.#rosetreewaco #wacobride #wacowedding #weddingarch #circleoflove #centraltexasweddings #wacotown #haveflowerswilltravel #woodlandwedding
I'm soooooo in love with the new #cosmodress from @sewpony! There are so many possibilities with the versatility of this pattern. Head over to the Facebook Sew Pony group for more release info! 😍 #parkerrose #custommade #cosmodress #newrelease #sewponypatterns #michaelmillerfabric #unicorns #polkadots #lunarosewearingparkerrose #carleenbrightarboretum #coral #cuteclothesforcutekids #microfashionforyourminis
Finally back from vacation! I love taking the month of July off to regroup and focus on what I want out of the upcoming year...... I will be sharing some work I have been doing over the break as well as releasing some new Fall dates for mini sessions . If you have a "pre-booked" session with me please get on my schedule book. I have only a limited amount of dates I can book around my already crazy schedule. At this time I am not taking any new clients for 2017. If you are planning a wedding for 2018 contact me!! I have an awesome deal for you!! #wacoweddings #wacophotographer #centraltxphotographer #centraltxweddingphotography #juliejacksonphotography  #carleenbrightarboretum
Finally back from vacation! I love taking the month of July off to regroup and focus on what I want out of the upcoming year...... I will be sharing some work I have been doing over the break as well as releasing some new Fall dates for mini sessions . If you have a "pre-booked" session with me please get on my schedule book. I have only a limited amount of dates I can book around my already crazy schedule. At this time I am not taking any new clients for 2017. If you are planning a wedding for 2018 contact me!! I have an awesome deal for you!! #wacoweddings  #wacophotographer  #centraltxphotographer  #centraltxweddingphotography  #juliejacksonphotography  #carleenbrightarboretum 
This one is finished after a super smooth flow session powered by some amazing music, solitude and introspection. I'm naming her "Breathe" because this painting process was highly meditative and restorative for me.  11x14 watercolor on Fabriano HP 140/300. 
#botanicalwatercolor #watercolorpainting  #watercolorprocess #watercolor #aquarellepainting #carleenbrightarboretum #watercolortherapy #hibiscuspainting #hibiscus #meditativeart #wacoartist #wacoart #texasartist #watercolortexas #floralart #fabrianopaper #sennelierwatercolors #justbreathe
This one is finished after a super smooth flow session powered by some amazing music, solitude and introspection. I'm naming her "Breathe" because this painting process was highly meditative and restorative for me. 11x14 watercolor on Fabriano HP 140/300. #botanicalwatercolor  #watercolorpainting  #watercolorprocess  #watercolor  #aquarellepainting  #carleenbrightarboretum  #watercolortherapy  #hibiscuspainting  #hibiscus  #meditativeart  #wacoartist  #wacoart  #texasartist  #watercolortexas  #floralart  #fabrianopaper  #sennelierwatercolors  #justbreathe 
A hibiscus flower from the local arboretum will soon become my next painting subject. I love hibiscus tea. 
#hibiscus #botanicaldrawing #carleenbrightarboretum #watercolorflower #paintingprep #hibiscuspainting #natureshot #wacoart #texasartist
The sun coming through the leaves makes it look like a sparkly background.
The sun coming through the leaves makes it look like a sparkly background.
Way back in 2009, Jason photographed Cory & Jackie's engagement session while I stood there holding his camera bag. Fast forward to this spring when Jackie sent us an email.

See, Cory and Jackie were expecting their first little one and wanted portraits to document this special time in their story. Jackie wrote, "I'm brand loyal and love the idea of having photos from all our years together captured by y'all."
#JandMSweetheartsforever

Head over to our blog (link in bio) to see a pregnancy announcement shot in a gazebo that will make any #GilmoreGirls fan smile. .
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Way back in 2009, Jason photographed Cory & Jackie's engagement session while I stood there holding his camera bag. Fast forward to this spring when Jackie sent us an email. See, Cory and Jackie were expecting their first little one and wanted portraits to document this special time in their story. Jackie wrote, "I'm brand loyal and love the idea of having photos from all our years together captured by y'all." #JandMSweetheartsforever  Head over to our blog (link in bio) to see a pregnancy announcement shot in a gazebo that will make any #GilmoreGirls  fan smile. . . . . . . @wallsofwaco @downtownwaco #carleenbrightarboretum  #woodway  #wacotown  #waco  #communityovercompetition  #shootandshare  #murals  #vangogh  #starrynight  #justgoshoot  #coupleinlove  #pregnancyannouncement  #maternityphotos  #wacoweddingphotographer  #texasweddingphotographer  #texasphotographer  #silodistrict  #baylor  #sicem  #wacoisawonderland  #centraltexasphotographer 
"Honey?"
"Yeah."
"I'm pregnant." When your couple wants to do a love session to celebrate their new pregnancy and asks to do a shout out to the Gilmore Girls, you know you've found your people.
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.#JasonandMelainaPhotography #GilmoreGirls #finalfourwords #gilmoreguys #impregnant #maternityphotography #pregnancyannouncement #lovesession #carleenbrightarboretum #wacophotographer #waco #wacoweddingphotographer #dfwweddingphotographer #austinweddingphotographer #texasphotographer
"Honey?" "Yeah." "I'm pregnant." When your couple wants to do a love session to celebrate their new pregnancy and asks to do a shout out to the Gilmore Girls, you know you've found your people. . . . . . .#JasonandMelainaPhotography  #GilmoreGirls  #finalfourwords  #gilmoreguys  #impregnant  #maternityphotography  #pregnancyannouncement  #lovesession  #carleenbrightarboretum  #wacophotographer  #waco  #wacoweddingphotographer  #dfwweddingphotographer  #austinweddingphotographer  #texasphotographer 
Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Klingman! We had a blast assisting with your wedding weekend! May the future be very bright for y'all! #klingmanfoolsinlove #weddingplanner #weddingcoordinator #firstpresbyterian #wacoweddings #arboretum #carleenbrightarboretum #navy #white #grey
Make sure to invite all those friends you know aren't afraid to get down.
Make sure to invite all those friends you know aren't afraid to get down.
CarleenBright Arboretum. Last stop before we headed home yesterday. #carleenbrightarboretum #sightseeing #woodway #texas  #waco #photography
Drawing roses is only possible for me, when I turn off the part of my brain that names things. There are no petals, hips, stamens and stems. Just different qualities of light, dark, distance and angle. Here is page 2 in my #leuchtturm1917: a hearty hybridized shrub rose.
Drawing roses is only possible for me, when I turn off the part of my brain that names things. There are no petals, hips, stamens and stems. Just different qualities of light, dark, distance and angle. Here is page 2 in my #leuchtturm1917 : a hearty hybridized shrub rose.
My friend's home, on one of the prettiest wooded lots, in #woodwaytx is for sale! Click link in profile for more info!
My friend's home, on one of the prettiest wooded lots, in #woodwaytx  is for sale! Click link in profile for more info!
My friend's home, on one of the prettiest wooded lots, in #woodwaytx is for sale! Click link in profile for more info!
My friend's home, on one of the prettiest wooded lots, in #woodwaytx  is for sale! Click link in profile for more info!
My friend's home, on one of the prettiest wooded lots, in #woodwaytx is for sale! Click link in profile for more info!
My friend's home, on one of the prettiest wooded lots, in #woodwaytx  is for sale! Click link in profile for more info!
That's one BIG family!
That's one BIG family!
:) family session
:) family session
That little one can't leave the house without his cowboy hat.
That little one can't leave the house without his cowboy hat.
Wedding coming up! Can't wait to shoot this loving couple.
Wedding coming up! Can't wait to shoot this loving couple.
Started a new painting! I have a lot to do before my show at the  Carleen Bright Arboretum. #carleenbrightarboretum
Started a new painting! I have a lot to do before my show at the Carleen Bright Arboretum. #carleenbrightarboretum 
Sometimes our #JandMbride walks down a church aisle to her grooms. Other times, it's a winding walkway through a garden.
Sometimes our #JandMbride  walks down a church aisle to her grooms. Other times, it's a winding walkway through a garden.
That joy of seeing a groom kiss his new wife when the officiant announces, "...you may now kiss your bride," never gets old.
That joy of seeing a groom kiss his new wife when the officiant announces, "...you may now kiss your bride," never gets old.
I want to tell you a story about this picture right here. I know it looks like a random picture to post on some photographers' Instagram. "Is that the groom? You can't see his eyes. He's looking down. Why would they share this shot?" But let me tell you why this picture is so special.
I (Melaina) was further back in this ceremony, shooting the bride's entrance when she first started down the long, curving aisle to the gazebo and her waiting groom. And there was this moment when her face changed, when her emotions began to seep through. She had been smiling at seeing all her family and friends there for her wedding, and then she had the slightest shift of her expression, where she began to tear up behind her smile. And that's when I knew she had locked eyes for the first time that day with her love.
I turned and snapped this picture of the groom. He may be looking down but not because there wasn't anything to look at in that moment. He looked down because he is the epitome of the stoic cowboy, and being overcome with emotions of seeing the love of his life walking down the aisle to marry him, he looked down to hide his tears.
Maybe this image wouldn't be considered "pin-worthy," but it's a captured moment that will live on declaring the love story of this bride and groom.
I want to tell you a story about this picture right here. I know it looks like a random picture to post on some photographers' Instagram. "Is that the groom? You can't see his eyes. He's looking down. Why would they share this shot?" But let me tell you why this picture is so special. I (Melaina) was further back in this ceremony, shooting the bride's entrance when she first started down the long, curving aisle to the gazebo and her waiting groom. And there was this moment when her face changed, when her emotions began to seep through. She had been smiling at seeing all her family and friends there for her wedding, and then she had the slightest shift of her expression, where she began to tear up behind her smile. And that's when I knew she had locked eyes for the first time that day with her love. I turned and snapped this picture of the groom. He may be looking down but not because there wasn't anything to look at in that moment. He looked down because he is the epitome of the stoic cowboy, and being overcome with emotions of seeing the love of his life walking down the aisle to marry him, he looked down to hide his tears. Maybe this image wouldn't be considered "pin-worthy," but it's a captured moment that will live on declaring the love story of this bride and groom.
When we shoot a wedding together, I stay with the bride while Jason will go with the groom and his guys. I always look forward to seeing the images Jason comes away with since I wasn't there myself. I love that we capture all those moments before the ceremony, that we forever preserve the moments of a bride with her bridesmaids and the groom getting ready to marry his wife. And that the bride and groom can look back on these images to see what the other was doing in the moments before they said "I do."
#JandMweddingstories
#texaswedding
#teamJasonandMelaina
When we shoot a wedding together, I stay with the bride while Jason will go with the groom and his guys. I always look forward to seeing the images Jason comes away with since I wasn't there myself. I love that we capture all those moments before the ceremony, that we forever preserve the moments of a bride with her bridesmaids and the groom getting ready to marry his wife. And that the bride and groom can look back on these images to see what the other was doing in the moments before they said "I do." #JandMweddingstories  #texaswedding  #teamJasonandMelaina 
When a bride puts on her dress and all her girls beam with love and squeals of delight...I love it. A wedding is more than just the love story of two people. It's the love story of all the people who love the bride and groom as well. And to be in the presence of such love and support? It's one of the best parts of what we do.
#livelaughgoedeke #WacoWeddingPhotographers #lovestory
When a bride puts on her dress and all her girls beam with love and squeals of delight...I love it. A wedding is more than just the love story of two people. It's the love story of all the people who love the bride and groom as well. And to be in the presence of such love and support? It's one of the best parts of what we do. #livelaughgoedeke  #WacoWeddingPhotographers  #lovestory 
Welcome to Woodway! If your're looking for a new neighborhood that encourages community and family, give Woodway a try. We have beautiful homes, great Midway ISD schools and a welcoming attitude. Whether you are considering an older home with lots of charm and characters or a new construction that is move-in ready, I can help you find it. Call me today and call Woodway home tomorrow. 
Stevie Sheffield, Broker/Associate 
Bentwood Realty
254-640-7580
#steviesellscentraltexas #steviesellswoodway #homesforsaleinwoodway #realestateinwoodway #livingandplayinginwoodway #cityofwoodway #carleenbrightarboretum
Welcome to Woodway! If your're looking for a new neighborhood that encourages community and family, give Woodway a try. We have beautiful homes, great Midway ISD schools and a welcoming attitude. Whether you are considering an older home with lots of charm and characters or a new construction that is move-in ready, I can help you find it. Call me today and call Woodway home tomorrow. Stevie Sheffield, Broker/Associate Bentwood Realty 254-640-7580 #steviesellscentraltexas  #steviesellswoodway  #homesforsaleinwoodway  #realestateinwoodway  #livingandplayinginwoodway  #cityofwoodway  #carleenbrightarboretum 
Being a twin myself, I am loving this image. Having a twin is a special bond that few experience  Contact me for a summer family session. #familysession #christianmariephotography #wacophotographer #waco #wacotx #carleenbrightarboretum #twinsession #wacotwins