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  • Hi y’all!

    I'm Shanna and I'm an over-user of exclamation points! I live in Fort Worth, Texas with my sweet husband, Bailey, our two baby kids, and three unruly dogs. I'm obsessed with Instagram, frye boots, and etsy. But more than anything, I'm obsessed with photography! When people ask "what do you do?" I still have a "pinch me" moment when I get to say that I'm a photographer.

    I specialize in fun, fresh lifestyle portraiture, boudoir, and wedding photography in Dallas, Fort Worth, and beyond.

    As much as I try to be one of those really cool photographers that I admire that blog daily, I'm just not. Maybe one day I'll conquer this blogging thing, but until then you can always see sneak peeks of my most recent work over on my Facebook page!

Bluebonnet Mini Sessions | Grapevine, Texas

Bluebonnet mini sessions in Grapevine, Texas on April 19th, 2015.

Date: Sunday April 19th
Location: Grapevine, Texas
Cost: $175+tax
What’s included:
15 minute session
online gallery for viewing and print ordering
your favorite 5* images via digital download

How to book:
A $100 deposit reserves your spot.
Click on the time you would like to schedule your session and you can make your deposit by clicking on the blue “Pay Now” button.
The balance is due at the time of our session.
Deposits are non-refundable. In the event of inclement weather, we will move to Monday April 20th.
*Additional images may be added to your package at $25 per image or the full gallery can be purchased for $175

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6:10PM
6:30PM
6:50PM
7:10PM

I’ll try and remove the “link” for each of these time slots as they fill up, but if you happen to click on a time slot and the deposit is already paid, that time slot is no longer available.

Questions? Use the contact link on the menu bar, or email me directly at shanna@shannaleighimages.com.

If you’re hoping for a different location, please contact me and we can schedule a full session!

An Adoption Story

Joey and Shaina are great friends of mine with huge hearts. After the birth of their son they knew their family wasn’t complete but felt pulled to adoption to help complete it. They didn’t just want to adopt a baby, they wanted to adopt a child who was really in need of a loving home, so they began their journey as foster parents. They helped a few children but they were never available for adoption and I saw how that really tugged at Shaina’s heart knowing she couldn’t keep them under her wing forever. Then came Michael. Sweet, silly, precious Michael. What began as a temporary “maybe a week” thing soon became long term. Last month I got the honor of watching it become permanent. I’ve photographed so many special times in peoples’ lives, but never an adoption, so I asked my local group of photographers what to expect. The overwhelming consensus was to be prepared to be totally overtaken by emotion because it would for sure be one of the most unexpectedly powerful things that I’ve witnessed, much less photographed. One friend even said “thank goodness for autofocus, because you won’t be able to see through your tears”. Y’all, I didn’t even cry at the births of my own children! But once the judge came out and we began hearing testimony from Joey, and Shaina, and the dedicated CPS workers that had been with them every step of this journey, I was done for. I had full on raccoon eyes by the time it was over with and had never been so thankful to be behind a camera and not in front of it.

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Joey & Shaina – You’re good people. I’m so thankful to call you friends and to have been able to document all of the most precious times in your lives together so far!

 

Waiting For Baby Greyson | Maternity

I photographed Brittani and Mikey’s wedding four years ago last month and over the past four years it’s been so amazing to watch them settle into married life, and their careers. They bought a house and Mikey is quite the handy man! Every time I compliment something at their house the answer is always “Mikey did that”, or “Mikey made that”. It’s been really inspiring to watch Brittani earn her masters degree while teaching full time, too! Seeing them prepare for parenthood has been my favorite part though. They’re only a few weeks away from welcoming their sweet boy, Greyson, and I am just dying to meet this little guy! Brittani, I hope you have lots and lots more babies because you are one seriously beautiful pregnant woman and I am so thankful that I get to call you my friend.

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Waiting For Baby Grace | Fort Worth Maternity Session

John and Dee are great friends of ours and we could not be more excited for them to become parents! Sweet baby Grace is due to make her appearance next month and I can’t wait to see how gorgeous she’s going to be! Dee, you are one of the most beautiful pregnant women I’ve ever seen. You look radiant and beautiful and confident and I just know you are going to be the best mother. I hope you enjoy these as much as I enjoyed taking them.

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A Sweet Extended Family Session

I’ve known Nikki, Amanda, and Sara since middle school! We’ve been able to keep in touch thanks to the wonders of Facebook, but to be able to get together again after all these years and meet their sweet families was really awesome. Every single one of these boys absolutely melted my heart! If I would have had a big enough car, I might have tried to bring them all home with me!

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