Editor’s Choice Award Winner for 2016 – Hyde Park Photography

May, 15, 2016 / 0 comments

What a great way to start the day, finding this in my inbox!  Two years in a row!  Many, many thanks to all of my wonderful couples and their talented creative vendors for giving me such beautiful weddings to photograph!  I feel so fortunate I get to do that I do. 

From the Editor:  The Editors’ Choice Awards honor Two Bright Lights members whose talent was continually recognized by top print magazines, blogs and websites. Your hard work and commitment to getting published places you among the top 5% featured, from a community made up of over 40,000 photographers and event professionals.

Published – Megan & Tunde – The Knot – Winfield Inn Wedding Photography

May, 10, 2016 / 0 comments

Excited to receive word that The Knot has selected Megan & Tunde’s Winfield Inn wedding for national publication feature! 

See much more from their Nigerian ceremony and wedding hosted by The Winfield Inn at http://hydeparkphoto.com/megan-tunde-winfield-inn-austin-wedding-photographers/

I love all of the beautiful cultural elements Megan & Tunde incorporated in to their ceremony, including the ceremonial weaved baskets and the beautiful traditional wedding attire worn by Tunde’s family! 

Congratulations, Megan & Tunde!

Villa del Lago wedding Austin TX – Krissy & Joe – Austin Wedding Photography

May, 5, 2016 / 0 comments

WOW!  Krissy & Joe’s gorgeous wedding at stunning Villa del Lago was absolutely incredible!  We start with some of Krissy’s bridal portraits around the Villa, followed by the wedding day highlights.

With scenic views of Lake Travis in the background, Krissy & Joe exchanged vows on the beautiful overlook under perfectly sunny skies. 

After the ceremony, it was time for group photos in front of the jaw-dropping waterfall, followed by pictures of the happy couple around the gorgeous villa (are we in Texas or Tuscany?!).   Later that evening, with that gorgeous sunset, we photographed a few more portraits of the happy couple as the sun quickly dipped below the horizon.  Loving friends and family helped the newlyweds celebrate the night away with lots of dancing, followed by a sparkler departure. 

And if you want to become a really good dancer but need dance lessons first, call Krissy’s dad :)

Congratulations, Krissy & Joe!

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Published – Maren + Derek – Texas Hill Country Wedding Photography – Monique Lhuillier Wedding Dress – The Knot

May, 2, 2016 / 0 comments

Such a gorgeous Texas Hill Country wedding!  We’re so excited to have it selected for feature publication on The Knot!  Maren & Derek met in Barcelona while working for the same modeling agency.  With Maren’s busy modeling career including features in Vogue and campaigns for Victoria Secret and Alexander Wang, we fast forward several years and now this NYC-based couple is celebrating their beautiful wedding in the gorgeous Texas Hill Country!   Maren’s beautiful dress by Monique Lhuillier was absolutely captivating, so we set aside a few minutes after the ceremony for an impromptu bridal session at dusk.  The magical Texas sky was just perfect with its softly lit hues.  Wonderful families and friends celebrated the night away under a classic starlit night, capped off with a sparkler and antique Jaguar departure.   Travel tip:  The next time you’re in Brooklyn, be sure to visit Derek’s restaurant The Heyward (you gotta love his groom’s cake featured below!).   Congratulations, Maren & Derek!




Libby in her grandmother’s vintage prairie gown

May, 1, 2016 / 0 comments

Libby inherited a number of incredible fashion pieces from her grandmother’s beautiful wardrobe.  As a tribute to her grandmother’s memory, Libby and I spent an afternoon photographing a number of them.  Here, we feature her grandmother’s  beautiful vintage prairie gown.  Stay tuned for more blog posts from this session!  See more from this session on my gallery at:


 And be sure to check out the other blog post featuring the vintage fur coat and pleated slacks (designed and constructed by Libby’s grandmother!):