A few years ago, if you had told me I’d have the opportunity to be a full-time photographer and business owner, I would have laughed. Because, you see, a few years ago I was an 18 year old girl, fresh out of high school, at a huge university with no idea what direction she should be headed in.
A year later, I met Cody, who while serving in the Navy, married me and whisked me away to Virginia where my little business really took off. Eventually, we moved back to Texas and took on this business together. We strive to create beautiful images that are classic, natural and truly tell the story of each day.
I feel so thankful every day to have the opportunity to do what I love through serving and loving my clients. And while photography is something that I love and adore - creating lasting relationships with my clients is where my heart will always lie. I get to make meaningful images and new friends all at the same time!
Some of our favorite places so far include Alaska, Telluride, Nashville, and OBX. Obviously, mountains or beaches...
we are down for it.
Our sweet boy, Tripp, is the love of our life. Literally. He's a 3 year old lab mix, loves to play fetch, give cuddles, treats, and cuddles.
Texas is the place that taught me how to be kind, smile at strangers, and serve others with genuine hospitality. Now more than I ever I see how my home inspires me to photograph anything and everything with a passion as deep as the heart of Texas.
I believe cactus and wildflowers are some of nature’s finest creations. They grow where they are planted and sometimes in the face of adversity. I think should all be a little tough like that.
I’m known for wearing my boots to every session and sometimes on wedding days if the occasion allows it. It gives me that extra confidence to go first when we climb through tall grasses and frolic in fields without fear of Texas wildlife - if you know what I’m saying.
Who is maddie?
I lost my grandfather, Poppie, at a pretty young age. Something that I've clung on to since that moment are photographs. Pictures don't ever change. They are frozen in time. Normally the best times and give you the opportunity to smile at that moment again and again.
So when you look at your photographs - I want you to feel something. I want to create something tangible for you to hold on to during the good days and to serve as a sweet reminder on the bad ones. Now, I will be the first in line to admire your ring or swoon over the bouquet you chose - because the pretty things are exciting and they are fun! BUT! Those deep and emotions moments all the way to the silly, butt grabbin' moments are what I do best.
Photography is more than just images, it’s a real part of your day, your families legacy, your life. Not only do you deserve beautiful images, you also deserve an amazing experience. When you feel comfortable and relaxed in front of the camera, that results in genuine, joyful images!
When I think back to my wedding day or other important photos, I remember the amazing memories.... but most of the moments I remember really well are the instances that were captured in my pictures. They are priceless to me because I will be able to have and hold these tangible memories forever.
Head on over to the contact page and we chat. We are more than willing to step in at any moment to guide you through this entire experience!
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