Author: ntuggle

Bridal: Nozomi

The day was gorgeous while I waited outside at the Shops at Legacy for Nozomi to arrive for her bridal portraits.  When she arrived and stepped out of the car in front of the Marriott, I couldn’t helped but be dazzled!  Such a beautiful bride!

The Shops provided a fabulously chic settings which fit her perfectly.  We started inside the Marriott and then worked our way around the lake and Bishop Road, nothing but gorgeousness and sunshine the whole way.

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2014-03-20_0005 2014-03-20_0006Loved this shoot so much!  Special thanks to Nozomi and her family for the fantastic dinner they invited me to afterwords!  Totally would not mind at all if every shoot ended with calamari.

Fashion: Catherine and Some Fabulous Jewelry

I so love pretty things, so I was very excited to welcome my friend Catherine and the jewelry she sales into my home for a photo shoot.  She is a representative for a company called Stella Dot, and I think I’m in love with these pieces.  Many of these are new for spring, so if you are looking for something bright and fabulous, I know just who to set you up with.  Just check out this sample of gorgeousness!!

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Catherine is a MASTER at putting pieces together, and I think this bracelet combo below is my favorite.  The color is just so fantastic and that arrow bracelet *sigh* just so perfect.

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Fashion: Amanda

It is a rare and fabulous opportunity that I do studio photography.  I learned how to shoot in a studio first before moving to outdoor and I forgot how much I love it!

Meet Amanda! She is an aspiring model who definitely has what it takes.  Originally, we were going to do this shoot outside, but the weather was wet and really cold.  As it turned out, I think we couldn’t have been luckier!

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This cute pooch was a little nervous to be included at first, but Amanda made him feel right at home.2014-01-08_0001 2014-01-08_0008

Presenting the Fancy New Disk Case Exclusively for Brides

 

I scrolled through pages and pages of CD cases looking for that perfect case to encase the loveliness that is the brides wedding photos.  It took a while because I had some critiera I wanted to meet: could not be cheap or plastic and had to have an elegant crafty feel.

Ashley from PeachLinen had the perfect choice for me!  I love her simple elegant style, and the quick way she can modify a product for her costumers.

Allow me to present the brand new CD case to hold your wedding photos

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Weddings: Carri and Caleb

I am in LOVE with this wedding!  Everything was done so beautifully; it was thrilling.  Carri has a real eye for style, and it shown brightly on her big day.  From the soft pinks of the florals, to fantastically fitted green bride’s maids dresses, and to the trendy diy wooden signs, everything flowed to perfection.

It was hard to believe the day had finally arrived!  I was honored to do their engagement photos just months before, and now the day had come.  Everyone was so ecstatic!  Even as the bride entered her bridal sweet, some of her relatives, the flower girls, and her brides maids were greeting her with excited well wishes and hugs.

The ceremony and reception took place at the gorgeous Ashton Gardens on a bright Saturday morning in July.


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Those eyes, girl!!  So gorgeous!

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Loved this get away!  So much joy!


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I just had to, had to, include this photo of the dudes getting ready at the beginning of the day.  Too fabulous.

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Wedding Sneak Peek!

 

Finally half way through the week!  I hope everyone is having a fantastic one so far!  Mine has been productive…which means I am getting engulfed in editing and then suddenly crashing at about 9 PM like the old person I am.

Here’s a little glimpse at the loveliness I’m working on this week.  Can’t wait to post it the wedding photos!!

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Event: Masquerade Ball Birthday Party

Men take notes: How do you make a woman feel good about turning another year older?  Maybe even make her happy about it while also showing her just how special she is?  You throw her a ball of course!!

That’s exactly what Faith’s husband, Luke, did.  And it wasn’t just any ball, it was a masquerade.  A surprise masquerade to be precise.  Oh, the awesomeness!  It’s been a while since I’ve seen, let alone photographed a truly formal event (the gorgeousness of weddings does not count), and never before with something as cool as masks!

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The fabulous birthday girl arrives!
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What a fabulous time it was.  Happy birthday faith!  

Wedding: Marie!!!!

If you have followed me for a while, you have heard me mention the amazing Marie!  She has been there from almost the beginning and is the one who designed my logo and fashioned this website.

A few years ago, this amazing lady met Francis.

She had a boyfriend already, and while Francis was interested in Marie, she was very firm that they were just friends.  Francis didn’t beg, begrudge, or budged, he just bidded his time being as best a friend as he could.

Then one day, the story took a twist.

Marie hadn’t forgotten the Francis liked her, and he had been patient.  Now the time had finally come that Marie could say yes to Francis’ interest.

With love kindled, they struck the most precious romance I think I have ever seen.

Finally

At the beginng of this year, Francis proposed to Marie.

She said yes!!

I am honored to take her bridal portraits!

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Esther’s Birthday

Before I start, I must confess that this is a very late post…about four months late!  But to be fair, I was in the process of transitioning my website, so this funness got sadly shoved to the side.  Now that I am settled, I just had to share it!

Meet my deer cousin, Esther, and the fabulous barn dancing surprise party!

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We were all very fortunate for these two who volunteered to be dancing instructors.  They were marvelous!

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Then came out the hula hoops!  I have never been any good at these things…

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Wedding: Jenette and Bryant

 

She called me just a few weeks to the wedding needing a photographer.   I was so happy to be able to say that I had the date she needed open… and even more excited when I got the details of the wedding.  She was having her beautiful day in the Arboretum!  It was a dream come true to be asked to do a wedding in the Dallas Arboretum!

The beauty and happiness of the day exceeded expectation.  The sunlight, all the pretty greenery, and her fabulous style!

Just breath taking.

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They are just such a gorgeous couple!!

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Presenting the exquisite Mr. and Mrs.

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