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Nottoway Plantation Wedding By Blanca Duran

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Photo: Blanca Duran Photography

Melissa and Stuart’s Nottoway Plantation wedding provides a wonderful example of a great wedding photographer at her very best. For this gorgeous Southern wedding, with its sparkling geode accents (the bride has an abiding passion for metaphysics and the healing power of crystals), Blanca Duran captures not just beautiful portraits against the Louisiana antebellum mansion’s stunning backdrop, but tons of exquisite details, from the elaborate place settings to the geode wedding cake to the tarot reader, twinkling chandeliers and irrepressible delight of the wedding’s youngest guests. We’re grateful to Melissa and Stuart–whose love for one another prompted the bride’s move from the Canadian Arctic to the Gulf Coast–for sharing their very special occasion with us. Scroll down to see more from this glamorous and intriguing Nottoway Plantation wedding. And click here to see more from Blanca Duran Photography, one of our favorites for wedding photography that tells your unique love story in images to cherish for a lifetime. Click here to read the rest of this post »

Sweet And Sexy Post Oak Hotel Engagement Shoot By Civic Photos

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All Photos – Location: The Post Oak Hotel | Photography: Civic Photos

Houston couple Tristan and Rachel, captured by the lens of Civic Photos, are engagement shoot #goals, pure and simple. This beautiful-inside-and-out Houston pair (he’s an academic director, she’s an MBA candidate and former Miss Texas) chose The Post Oak Hotel for their engagement photography session–AND for their upcoming nuptials!–and took full advantage of the luxury property’s many amazing spaces as backdrops. Collaborating closely with his subjects, as he does for with each unique wedding couple he shoots, photographic artist Barett Henry, owner of Civic Photos, brought out the romance and joy radiating from the to-be-weds. Some images are cool and sophisticated, some are flirtatious and playful (that smile, Tristan…no wonder Rachel is crazy about you!!), and some are downright…fire. It’s the perfect union of couple, location and photographer. And it’s the perfect example of the magic that happens when two joyfully in love people allow their hearts to shine through each moment, and each pose. Join us in congratulating Tristan and Rachel on their engagement, and join us on the journey through this gorgeous Civic Photos engagement shoot! Click here to read the rest of this post »

Dreamy Fall Wedding Shoot By Stephania Campos

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We’re so excited to welcome fashion photographer turned wedding photographer Stephania Campos BACK to the blog with a breathtaking fall wedding shoot! If you loved Stephania’s clean, romantic, bold style in our “Winter Romance” shoot, you’ll swoon over this dreamy “Autumn Enchantment” shoot, featuring an exquisite gown and floral headpiece from Joan Pillow Bridal Salon. Using natural light, Stephania effortlessly captures the ivory A-line gown with its strapless semi-sweetheart neckline, floral lace bodice and elegant tulle skirt. The boho bridal look is paired with a stylish floral headpiece embellished with pearl accents, and a lush bouquet in fall wedding colors. With an eye for details, Stephania intertwines the gown’s elements with the theme of the shoot, from the minimalistic floral print of the stationery and invitations to the rustic-chic farm table and modern ghost chairs. But don’t just read about it, sit back, relax and scroll down to immerse yourself fully in this fall wedding shoot! Click here to read the rest of this post »

Weddings in Houston Magazine Launch Party

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Photos: Civic Photos

Last week, Weddings in Houston celebrated the launch of our Fall/Winter 2019 Issue. Weddings in Houston’s VIP Insider engaged couples, partners and industry vendors came together for a memorable night of dancing and celebrating. Over 250 guests enjoyed fabulous food and drink, luxurious decor and exciting entertainment at the historic Julia Ideson Library in downtown Houston.

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Local Destination Weddings At 15 Acres

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Venue: 15 Acres | Photo: Who Is Leading E Photography
Named to honor the songbirds that call its beautiful natural expanse home, 15 Acres has become one of the Houston area’s most coveted locations for local destination weddings with modern elegance. And with good reason:

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