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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!

Hannah & Jonathan’s Gorgeous Bass Hall Wedding

Hannah and Jonathan’s wedding was a celebration from start to finish! They were surrounded by the most loving family and the sweetest friends to support them on such a big day. With the help of some fabulous vendors there were beautiful personal touches everywhere from Hannah’s bridal gown that she added custom lace sleeves  to, to Jonathan’s bacon topped grooms cake! Their ceremony was in the Van Cliburn Recital Hall and the reception was in the gorgeous McDavid Studio, both part of the Bass Performance Hall.

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Hotel: The Renaissance Worthington
Venue: Bass Hall
Videography: Turquoise Video Productions http://tvideoproductions.com
DJ and Lighting: William Ryan with http://www.itsyournight.com
Flowers: Betsy with Events & Experiences http://experiencespecialist.com/floral-events-design/
Event Planning:  Events & Experiences http://experiencespecialist.com
Catering: http://www.vancegodbeys.com
Cake: http://www.thecakeguys.com
Dress: Bliss Bridal Salon

The Young Family

Sabrina and I met while living in the same building back when we were young, single, and well rested ladies in our mid twenties (crap, that makes me sound old). We bonded over our questionable neighbors and then kept in touch over myspace (see…aging myself again). We each met awesome guys, settled down, got married, and ended up buying houses not too far from each other! But, what we truly bonded over was motherhood. She had a baby, then I had one two months later. Then I had another baby and then she had one three months later. So, basically, Sabrina…it’s your turn!

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Sweet Baby Greyson

This boy has totally stolen my heart, y’all! Meet sweet baby Greyson. At first I thought he looked just like his mommy, but now that I’m looking at these photos more I think I see a lot of his Auntie, too! One of the greatest things about getting to meet him was getting to see Brittani and Mikey as parents. They’re two of the sweetest, hardest working people and this whole mommy and daddy thing has appeared to come totally natural to them. Enjoy the photos of this sweet squish!

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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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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!