Author Archives: Chris

Someone is Stealing Babies

I’ve always had this feeling in the back of my mind that someone might take Issa away from me. The moment I held her in my arms I felt a genuine fear, that at any moment, someone would just walk in and say, no we made a mistake, she’s not yours to keep. I’ve heard […]

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Social Media, Digital Media and Real Life

My (almost) 11 month old is insanely drawn to my iPhone. If it’s sitting anywhere in the house within her reach she goes for it. We decided long before she was born we would never hand her our phone to entertain her, that we’d teach her it wasn’t hers. We even bought a play phone […]

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The Rodriguez Family – A Sun Soaked Winter Family Photo Session

Lori found me through Instagram, through a mutual friend, which kind of blows my mind and totally makes me critique every photo I’ve ever posted on Instagram. It turns out we know a lot of the same people from childhood and on. The world is so small when you get right down to it. Lori […]

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Spinning Wheels

There’s two things happening lately, my brain is reeling, the wheels are turning and turning and turning. I also feel like I’m spinning my creative/business wheels in the mud, spinning with all my might without going anywhere and instead only spurting mud all over everything. Bottom line, I’ve got a lot on my mind: My […]

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4 Baby Products that Saved My Sanity in the First Weeks of Motherhood

Note: I drafted this post months ago and realized it never got posted, so here ya go. I’ll be adding an updated version with the products that have saved my sanity more recently as she’s grown. I’m currently listening to the book Brain Rules for Baby: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from […]

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A 2014 Senior Photo Session Special

Calling all 2014 Houston and Spring, TX area Seniors (or their parents)!! Book a senior photo session before February 28, 2014 and get $25 in print credit! Session space is limited, so book by e-mailing us at Don’t have a senior? Please feel free to share this e-mail with friends and family. If they […]

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Merry Christmas – A Card of Sorts

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year folks! I thought I’d share our little Christmas card from this year. I’ve shared a few of them in the past, here and here. I’d always thought I’d break into the fancy folded card with tons of pictures once we had a baby, but reality is I barely got […]

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Love is For the Byrds : A Wedding

We recently shot the wedding of a very good client who has, through our many photo sessions, become a friend as well. I absolutely adore Tiffany’s family. Back in April of 2012 we did a special little photo session of Tiffany and her girls. Then last December we did a huge family session with her […]

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Fall and Babies in the Pumpkin Patch

My world has been opened to this whole new variety of things to do, that had I done them without a child, might have just been odd maybe a little creepy. There’s baby play dates, and baby story time at the library and petting zoos and pumpkin patches. Oh pumpkin patches. I remember going with […]

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Back in the Game

Like I’ve said before summer time is dead season for me, photography wise, but as soon as fall hits, right around mid October, it’s game time. This fall photo season started off with a bang, a birthday bang, some sugar, and cake everywhere. My nephew Brandon turned one and I helped celebrate how any photographer […]

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