Megan is Graduating | Portraits

A few days ago, I posted a preview of my sister’s college graduation portraits, and today is her full on entry! I visited our hometown of Waco this past weekend for a belated celebration for my birthday. While my sister, and I were both in town, we traveled downtown to take some photos!

First, a little bit about my baby sis.

My little sister is absolutely my best friend! She has always been there for me, and I know she always will be. She’s one of the smartest, sweetest, most beautiful, and funniest people that I know. She’s graduating from Texas State (EAT ‘EM UP!) in August, and walking the stage next month. She has worked so hard while majoring in Communication Studies (she wants to do PR work), and I know that she is going to have so much success in life!

Here’s to you, sis! I love you so much!

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Bluebonnet Baby

Well, my baby turned nine months old on Sunday. To celebrate, I took her to do one of the most Texan things that a Texas baby does in the Spring: have her pictures taken in the bluebonnets!

I called one of my good friends (and one of my best bridesmaids & also fantastic photographer), Whitney to see if she and her little baby bug, Kaylee, would want to join us! Bluebonnets are kind of a big deal, so we did the mom thing and took some photos.

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I’m obsessed with my baby. What can I say?

Quick! Before You Forget, Again! | 30 Days 30 Photos

My little baby sister is graduating from college soon! She walks the stage next month, and will receive her diploma in August! We are all so insanely proud of her, and to celebrate the end of her college career (hopefully not the last career she’ll enjoy), we took pictures in our hometown!

These are two of my faves!

Her full post will come soon!


A beautiful & just slightly goofy college grad right there!

Elizabeth & Austen | Weddings | Second Shooting

I was so happy to be able to work with Lynsey Jones of Lynsey Creative on a gorgeous wedding way back in the beginning of December. It was too warm to think it was December, but that didn’t matter, because it was a beautiful day for a beautiful couple and a beautiful wedding! Elizabeth and Austen opted for a “First Look”, and I was ecstatic to help capture that! Here are some of my favourite shots from my second shooter position!

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I want to thank Elizabeth, Austen, and Lynsey for having me around for this great day!

Katherine & Robert | Houston Engagement Session

I met Katherine and Robert for their engagement session at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center on an absolutely gorgeous Saturday! The weather was phenomenal, and so were Katherine and Robert! These two are getting married this April, and I cannot wait to photograph it!



Oh! P.S. – Katherine totally made that beautiful scarf AND SWEATER! I’m just super impressed by that!

Lisa | Houston Portraits

Lisa is an amazing person! An actress, improviser, comic, instructor, and just an all around beautiful lady! We got together along Washington Avenue so that I could take some portraits for her, and I am excited to share them! Be prepared to revel in her beauty!








Looking for a Contest?

Hello, all!

I am really excited for a few reasons today! The first is that we’re just five short days away from celebrating Christmas, and while that’s exciting in itself, this year’s will be ultra nice, since it will be Sophia’s first one! James, myself, and the entire family are looking forward to it! I’m assuming Sophie doesn’t care either way, since she has no idea what Christmas is…but boy, is she in for a delight!

The second thing I’m excited about is announcing this contest I’m having! Yes, ’tis the season for a contest, fa la la la la and all of that! So, this contest is for the couples out there. Whether you’re engaged, planning on getting engaged, married, married with kids, or just a loving couple who wants some photos, this contest is for you! It’s super easy to enter, too!

Here are the details:

Go to the Dandy As Lions Photography Facebook page (here) and hit that nice, little “Like” button. After doing that, go take a picture with your sweetie – it doesn’t have to be anything fancy; it can be taken with your phone, computer’s web cam, a digital camera, whatever, just be sure that you’re the ones that took the photo – and upload that photo onto the Dandy As Lions Photography wall. I’ll then add this picture to an album on the Dandy As Lions page. Next, let all of your friends and family know that you’ve entered this contest, and for you to win, you have to get the most “likes” on your picture (that will be placed in an album with all of the entries). But here’s the really important thing, in order for the vote to count, your friends and family must also “like” Dandy As Lions Photography in addition to “liking” your photo. That’s really important! So, be sure to tell everyone that bit! Tell people every day about this contest, so that you can get more and more votes!

The couple with the most “likes” wins a free hour and a half long photo session and a disc of the edited images! It’s that easy! So, go ahead and get working on your poses, because this contest is ending on February 5th, 2013! The winner will be announced on February 7th!

Go enter, and good luck!

And since this would be a boring post without one, here’s a photo of a beautiful bride!