Race and Religious is a truly unique wedding venue in New Orleans. It is the perfect spot for a destination wedding because of the charm and character blossoming from this historic space. Ashley and Levi knew they wanted good food, good alcohol, and a GOOD time for their family and friends. Well, check mate. Cause […]

St. Peter Catholic Church in Covington and The Inn at La Provence in Lacombe were the perfect backdrop for this December, Louisiana wedding. Callie got ready at the Southern Hotel. With big windows letting natural light sweep in and a lush green courtyard, the Southern Hotel was a great place for her and her girls […]

Outfit Guide It all started when… We have emailed, nailed down a date, and a location …but here come the hard part- outfits. I know it can be a little daunting, especially when there are kiddos involved, but I have put together some thoughts to help you feel + look AMAZING. The most important thing- […]

The Place at Tyler in Dallas, Texas was the perfect spot for Makayla and Sam to celebrate their monochrome, joyful, cheeky, emotional day. From the very start of the rehearsal dinner, I knew it was gonna be so good. These two have such a beautiful presence about them. Everything about their day was so touching. […]

Il Mercado was the perfect backdrop for this intimate New Orleans destination wedding. Liz and Mike are two of the freakin smiliest, cutest, sweetest people I have ever met! It was such a joy to be around them for their wedding day. Their love is so pure, so beautiful. After Covid totally threw a wrench […]

Andrea and Mac choose to have a New Orleans destination wedding and to host their epic party at Il Mercado. As soon as I walked into Andrea’s hotel room to meet her for the first time, we hugged, jumped up and down, and started squealing! I instantly knew, ohhh THIS is gonna be a good […]

Just a classic, artsy, Hammond back yard wedding of two of the coolest, sweetest, down to earth babes I know. After having to reschedule their wedding TWICE because of covid, they totally rolled with the punches and made their day AMAZING. I am not joking when I say we were literally counting down the days […]

HEY! This post if for my mamas or friends of new moms who want to get them something they need! It gets REAL. So there is your warning. Haha! Also, alot of these are breast feeding tips because that is what I did! Bamboobies- These are pads that you put in your bra to keep […]

Hello my sweet friends, These guys were the perfect example of working with your wedding photographer to get the photos you want. When they booked me, they had already set their ceremony and reception times. But after hearing me out, we worked together to change around their timeline to get the best light and photos […]

One of my favorite things about shooting New Orleans destination weddings is that people come from all over the world to celebrate their loved ones. New Orleans has this way about it that no matter where you come from, it has a way of whispering right to your soul- you’re home. I think that is […]

Ohh, these sweet, free spirited, sailboat livin’ love birds. Yes, they are as loving as they seem. Eli and Malory decided to have a sweet private ceremony with just their families followed by dinner with their families on a boat AND a reception the next day with their family and friends. It was perfect and […]

My Birth Story As my fourth trimester has came to a close, I began to write my birth story. Now I decided it is time for me to share it! So here it goes.  (Just so you know who is who, this was my team! Devin- obviously! Whitney-my doula, Sherri-my midwife, Lauren and Emma- my […]

Ohhh, sweet Tuscany. Sweet Lauren and Emma Kate. I am not sure why I have sat on my images from our Italy trip, but I am so excited to share this mommy and me session. As alot of you know, Lauren and Emma are like our family so these past few months have been really […]

Villa Barberino in Tuscany took our breaths away from the first second we arrived. Here are some photos that for some reason I have kept hidden away…. but these two are too sweet to keep to myself. Enjoy!    

Hey sweet friends! I don’t know why I have been holding on to these for so long because Libby and Andrew’s chemistry is just amazing! They drove out to Percy Quin where Devin and I were camping for their engagement shoot, and YALL! It was so amazing. Afterwards, we grilled hamburgers and corn over the […]

You won’t always have a professional photographer to capture and edit photos of those everyday magical moments, but it doesn’t make them any less precious. We want to teach you how to give your photos an extra little punch for sharing and printing! Ready?! Let’s learn! Today we want to share how we edit our […]

Hello our sweet friends! It has been nearly a year since I had that ah-ha! moment. We had been brainstorming for months about our new name but nothing really fit. Then there I was having one of those deep shower conversations with myself when it hit me- The Masters in Love! I grabbed by phone with […]

GUYS! These amazing friends of ours flew us up to New York to hang and to do a lifestyle session. It was Devin’s first time in the city, and we had SO much fun! We probably drank way too much coffee. We walked a ton. And Devin found a vintage jacket that said, “Totally devoted […]

The Pharmacy Museum & Cane and Table could not have been more perfect venues for this New Orleans destination wedding. When two pharmacists fall in love and head to New Orleans to get married where do you think they tie the knot? The Pharmacy Museum of course! These two thought the idea was a little […]

I first met Kristel and Sean when they came down to New Orleans for their engagement shoot. We had SO MUCH FUN at the session that by the end we were so sad to see each other go! I remember them telling me that they wish I could come up and officiate the ceremony. We […]

Oh, the sweet rolling hills at the White Magnolia. I love this sweet little venue in south Louisiana.  Sierra and Kerry had a moving ceremony on a long, hot day- but I am surely not complaining. Long summer days are some of my favorites. I am so happy I get to be a part of […]

When I met Amanda at a workout class almost three years ago, I knew we were going to be friends. I walked up to her and just told her how cute and cool she looked. We were instantly friends! She is one of the most talented, kind, and loving souls I have ever met. I […]

Maria Jose and Jacob wed on a December day with the sky silvery, and the air balmy and still. They looked at each other with wistful wonder. Loving each other with a childlike acceptance and profound humility.    This wedding was one of the most traditional weddings we have ever done. We don’t do many “traditional” […]

Umm… did I mention you would be seeing more seniors? Sarah’s session was just so fun, and so HER. I had to share it. Her joy just SHINES right through her and is contagious! I am so happy to get to photograph people at some of the most pivotal moments in their lives. There truly is […]

Hey, hey yall! I know I don’t share much senior work on here, but I think it is time to change that! This Spring my love for photographing seniors was kind of ignited again. Whether from high school or college, graduation is such an amazing time in life. Full of questions, anticipation, and possibility. There is […]

Picture this: Devin and I in the back seat of Lauren and Albert’s car…with two of the biggest balloons I have ever seen! HAHHH! We were so squished,  and so so happy to be capturing the love between these special people.Yall, we had a blast going all over the city with these two. They knew […]

Drenched in sunshine. Lost in the woods. Full of love.Oh you know, just the way I like it! We had so much fun with these guys. There love is so sweet & special. I’m pretty sure we laughed the whole session- which is just how things should be. I hope these make you smile. <3 […]

Wow, wow! I  LOVE Spring weddings!This was seriously such an amazing day. Mandy and Mike have such a beautiful story, and watching them commit their lives to each other was such an honor. You could just feel the love of God so present through the entire day. Gosh, these beautiful people are just so special! Take […]

Oh hello there! I am so excited to finally blog our trip to Madrid and Paris back in November! I am starting off this blog with Devin’s first roll of professional film (I even included some mess ups because I think they are cool. Haha!) We spent three days between the two cities with two […]

If I had to sum up this day in a few words: Vibrant, warm, emotional.  I had never met these two before their wedding day, but when we finally met it was like we had known each other for years. Their day flowed so seamlessly and beautifully.Their second line was after their ceremony and cocktail […]

As I look back on 2017 in light of recent events each of these memories seems even more precious to me. This is not what I had planned for this post, but the start of this year is not what we expected.  I spent New Year’s day with Lauren. Planning, talking, writing this post (which […]

Well, Lauren and Emma have become like family to Devin and I over the past 3 and a half years. Days like this are ones that we will all treasure forever. Getting to watch Emma grow up and Lauren  grow as a mother and artist have been so beautiful. 

Alex and Maria! Oh my! Where do I begin? These two are just gentle, joyful souls. You could see their touch in every part of their wedding day. It was just infused with family, love, and individuality. They wanted a celebration, and they definitely got one! While editing I was pretty much either smiling or about […]

Alexis and Kennon married last December, and when I ran across their photos again I wondered why I never blogged this amazing wedding! After their first look, we went out to the giant field next to the White Magnolia. We explored and took some amazing wedding portraits as the golden sun warmed us up. Reflecting […]

Well folks, I can say with a fair amount of certainty that Savannah and Mims are two of the most romanic kissers I have ever photographed. Ha!  Is it weird to say that I could just stare at them?! I feel like I am watching a romantic comedy. I mean, just look at Mims’ smile- […]

Shoots like these have got to be one of the the easiest, sweetest part of my job. I LOVE engagement sessions. Why? Because I can go into them without an agenda. I can let my couples take the lead and just love each other. It allows me to learn how they love, how they interact, how […]

I just love these guys. They made us feel so at home. When they invited us to stay and dance at the end of our 9 hour day (with another wedding the following day), we couldn’t say no. We had become like family, and it felt to good to just celebrate with them. I am telling […]

These two had me singing and squealing with joy throughout their entire session. We had so much FUN. Constantly being around love like this makes me better. I am keeping this intro short cause there are SO MANY images. hehe. I couldn’t help myself! I think you will see why. Their love is so beautiful.  […]

Complete trust.  That is what I felt all throughout this session. When you get a connection like that, the creativity and love just flow so easy. My advice to all couples: Find a photographer that you TRUST. Whoever that is for you. There are so many talented photographers out there. When you find the one […]

When Brook first told me about her location idea, I WAS STOKED. I started imagining all the dreamy pics we would take there, but I really could not have anticipated how special this session would be to me. Their love is so candid, steady, and refreshing.   We took our time and explored. The land […]

Peyton and Holly’s wedding day was quiet, sweet, and slow. Their Christmas backyard wedding was just beautiful. Despite cloudy skies, the rain held off for ceremony and entire reception (and made for some moody, intimate pics- so not mad about that one bit!) We ate donuts, drank coffee, and just celebrated love. It was a grand […]

Melissa and Josh officially met for the first time at our wedding, so needless to say this session was super special to us! We loved getting to see how they love and care for each other. I’m pretty sure we were all just cracking up the entire session.Ones like this are good for the soul, […]

This day, with these people, on this farm was incredibly special to me. Amanda and Jessee live on Berryhill Farms with their two children Kai and Sia. Amanda is the owner of the incredible online vintage store Stable and Coop (check it here), and Jessee is a farmer at heart. [[ Amanda was the cool […]

I can’t really explain the electric, contagious joy that was present this day. Being with these photos made me feel like I was right back there with Anna and Mayer. I edited this wedding with a goofy smile on my face the whole time.  There were people from all over. We were from different states, had […]

Say hey to one of our favorite engagement sessions + couples, ever.  In February we get to venture along side them to Glacier Park in Montana and stand with them as they say “I do.” It will be just us, Cait & Josh, and their officiant standing in the freezing snow getting teary eyed and […]

press play // scroll on It was one of those sunny Louisiana afternoons when water hung low in the air and wrapped its arms around you. The humidity lending an unspoken sense of intimacy among us. With sticky skin and sparkling eyes, we watched as Tyler as Faith exchanged subtle glances,  unabashed grins, and promises of forever.   […]

“let’s chase all our big dreams / through open fields and over seas / where you are is where I wanna be / forever isn’t too long / when I’m right where I belong / oo baby this love is strong.”   There is something about Ryan & Jordan. Their love is full of giddiness, tenderness, […]

  Santorini was one of those destinations that will always feel like an otherworldly, magical place. We took this trip in June, and it is still hard to describe how beautiful it was. It was the perfect balance of a romantic get away and an adventurous vacation with our best bud, Lauren Carroll! Y’all, there […]

THESE GUYS.it was a day filled with kisses, hugs, belly laughs, and tears (the good kind). Devin and I loved photographing every second of this wedding. Rachael is a silly, tender, intuitive, and crazy loving soul.  Jonathan is a passionate, goofy, honest man with the sweetest eyes for his gal. Their wedding was simple & sappy- […]

The ofRen team has officially expanded.  I am so exited to share with you all that Devin is now my full time second shooter!!! His last day at his previous job was about three weeks ago.It still kind of seems like a dream. I started training Devin less than a year ago, and WOW. I […]

 My favorite thing about this wedding is all the little things that “went wrong.” Weird right? Well, let me explain. Whitley and Josh had an incredible DIY wedding in the backyard of Josh’s parent’s house. They are just about some of the realest people I know. They are fiercely loyal and loving. They know how […]

There are things that we encounter in this life that unequivocally, profoundly move us. Sometimes it is a line in an old book, a familiar smell that brings the tender feeling of nostalgia, watching a couple in love, and sometimes, a photograph. It does more than inspire, it changes something deep within you.  It shifts […]

My business is going through a time of transition. A time of deep reflection and processing.  I have always cared about each couple and person I photograph so deeply, but I have begun expressing it in a different, bolder, and more intentional way- and it truly excites me to the core.  I attended a the […]

I met Amanda and Drew at there sweet little home hidden in a row of bamboo. With wooden floors that  give a little under your feet, and crisp marble counter tops, a charming little home it was indeed.  We chatted in the kitchen. We walked down to their favorite local coffee shop and drank cafe […]

Are we building homes or are we too busy peering into the windows of everyone else’s? They say the grass is greener where you water it, but I don’t want grass that just looks green. I want grass that smells sweet and familiar from all the times I pressed my face upon its grassy pillows.  […]

It was a chilly day in November, the kind of chilly where the beaming sun touches everything and warms you straight to the heart.  The kind of day that makes you feel like you could do anything.  It was a month ago this day, and it was the day Shelby and Logan officially made a […]

This past year has been one unlike any other for Lauren.

God has done a transformational work like never before for her.  

Lauren and Emma’s new house is just another symbol of what this year has been all about: new beginnings. 

It is not bricks or wooden beams or nails that make a home. It is not the roof, the front door, or even the welcome rug.  These things make a house.  But there is something very special about what makes a house, a home.  It is the etherial, magical things that make a home from what […]

The love of Logan and Shelby is vibrant. It is tender. It is passionate. It is contagious.  Which is why these two are just SO FUN to photograph. Each image is full of emotion. In about two months, I have the honor of photographing their wedding.  I am  SO STINKIN’ EXCITED.  Needless to say, you […]

I think everyone needs time to recharge their creativity- no matter what their season in life or occupation. Sometimes that looks like taking a walk in morning before the heat of the day sets in. Chatting with a friend over a café au lait. Or reading old journal pages you struggle to decipher because of the passion and […]