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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!

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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Amber & Jeff’s Modeana Texas Wedding

If I could choose one venue to shoot at every weekend, Modeana Texas would be it. Their outdoor ceremony space looks like something straight out of a magazine with the beautiful arbor with chandeliers and billowing fabric draped throughout it. Amber and Jeff said their vows on the Gazebo under tall trees on a big lush green lawn. The bridal suite has some of the yummiest natural light pouring through the windows, and the guys actually have a spacious area to hang out and get ready in, too! It seems like with a lot of venues the groom and his groomsmen end up with a broom closet to get dressed in, but not here! They have so many small touches that make for great photo ops, too. And the reception hall, oh the reception hall! If you’re looking for a truly Texas style wedding, this is the place to be. Burlap, lace, twinkle lights, a big fireplace, wooden beams throughout, with a whole wall of windows peeking out onto the giant wrap around porch. It’s absolutely everything Amber said it would be at our first meeting and was the absolute perfect location for Amber and Jeff’s wedding!
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Dana & Andrew’s Beautiful Aristide Event Center Wedding

Dana and Andrew’s wedding was at the luxurious Mediterranean style Aristide Event Center and was seriously one of my most favorite weddings I’ve ever attended! They have the sweetest families and the greatest friends and it was truly a night to remember. From Andrew’s Texas Tech ring grooms cake, to Dana’s fun Disney details, to the beautiful chuppah they were married under, there were so many other subtle details everywhere you looked that really personalized their wedding and that made it so much fun for their guests. My absolute favorite part of the night was the Hora! That’s a Jewish tradition where the bride and groom are hoisted up onto chairs in celebration at the reception and it is impossible to wipe the smile off your face when it’s happening!

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The brides, shoes, jewelry, and garter laid out on a red velvet chair at the luxurious Aristide Event Center.

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The bride getting ready at the beautiful Aristide Event Center.

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The bridal party dressed in long navy gowns and the bridal bouquet made up of lush, pale pink and white flowers at the beautiful Aristide Event Center.

The bride holding her bouquet of pale pink peonies at the beautiful Aristide Event Center.

The first look with the bride and the father of the bride at the beautiful Aristide Event Center.

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A black and white photograph of the flower girl walking down the aisle at the beautiful Aristide Event Center.

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The bride and groom share their first dance together as husband and wife at the beautiful Aristide Event Center.

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The bride and groom doing the traditional Jewish Hora at the beautiful Aristide Event Center.

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The bride and groom running through their sparkler exit at the beautiful Aristide Event Center.

The bride and groom stop for a dramatic kiss at the end of their sparkler exit at the beautiful Aristide Event Center.