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Styled Shoots this spring

Date Published: May 29, 2015

Location: Castle Avalon and Bella Springs

Straughan Photography has had the honor of bing asked to participate in several styled shoots during the spring. Here are a couple of images from both sessions. 

This one is from Castle Avalon inspired by the new Cinderella movie. Evember provided the flowers. Susie at Creations Cakes provided the beautiful handmade cake. The sofa was by Lori at Cru Rentals.

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Castle Avalon Spring Styled Shoot, New Braunfels, TX

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Castle Avalon Spring Styled Shoot, New Braunfels, TX

Castle Avalon Spring Styled Shoot, New Braunfels, TX

Castle Avalon Spring Styled Shoot, New Braunfels, TXCastle Avalon Spring Styled Shoot, New Braunfels, TX

Castle Avalon Spring Styled Shoot, New Braunfels, TX

Castle Avalon Spring Styled Shoot, New Braunfels, TXCastle Avalon Spring Styled Shoot, New Braunfels, TX

Castle Avalon Spring Styled Shoot, New Braunfels, TX

This lovely bright spring themed shoot was out at Bella Springs in Boerne. The Elegant Bee provided the flowers and decor. The cake was done by Beyond Cake in Schertz. 

Bella Springs Styled Shoot, Boerne, TX

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Bella Springs Styled Shoot, Boerne, TX

Bella Springs Styled Shoot, Boerne, TX

Bella Springs Styled Shoot, Boerne, TXBella Springs Styled Shoot, Boerne, TX

Bella Springs Styled Shoot, Boerne, TX

Bella Springs Styled Shoot, Boerne, TXBella Springs Styled Shoot, Boerne, TX

Bella Springs Styled Shoot, Boerne, TX

Continuing Education at Texas School

Date Published: May 22, 2015

Location: Addison TX

We here at Straughan Photography are very adamant about staying up with continuing education. This year we were able to do that at Imaging USA and at Texas School

Here are a couple of images from the workshop that Chrystina attended, taught by Elizabeth and Trey Homan.

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TX School & Imaging USA workshops 2015

TX School & Imaging USA workshops 2015

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TX School & Imaging USA workshops 2015

TX School & Imaging USA workshops 2015TX School & Imaging USA workshops 2015

TX School & Imaging USA workshops 2015

TX School & Imaging USA workshops 2015

TX School & Imaging USA workshops 2015

TX School & Imaging USA workshops 2015TX School & Imaging USA workshops 2015

 

Once Upon A Time Bridal Show 2015

Date Published: Jan 17, 2015

Location: The Club at Sonterra

We are excited that we were invited to participate in the Once Upon A Time Bridal Show at The Club at Sonterra on Tuesday, January 27 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm! We will be showcasing our beautiful albums and canvases with some of the wonderful vendors we work with out there!  

See what your dream wedding could be like and enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and signature cocktails through out the evening. Make your reservation early for space is limited to the first 100 brides.

Check out their Facebook page for the information!

The room The club at sonterra

Indoor space The club at sonterra

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Ceremony The club at sonterra

Wedding party The club at sonterra

Ashlie bride

Sciobahn and neal The club at sonterraStephanie and Michael at The club at sonterra

Yi's at the The club at sonterra

First dance ashlie at The club at sonterra

First dancec Yi's at The club at sonterra

First dance Sciobahn at the The club at sonterra

groom singing to bride at The club at sonterra

Sciobahn bouquet toss at The club at sonterra

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Wedding Emergency Kit

Date Published: Jan 09, 2015

Location: San Antonio, TX

Wedding emergency kit sticker

We did a presentation at the Texas Professional Photographers Association state convention. I loved speaking to all the photographers about what to carry with them on wedding day or at any photo shoot that they might have.

Here is the list of items that we keep with us for every shoot: 

Safety pins

Bobbie pins

Shout wipes

Tide pen

Sponge

Bandaids

Pain reliever (Motrin, Tylenol, and Midol)

Benadryl

Nail file

Hair ties

Clear nail polish

Straight pins

Sewing kit

Ladies products (tampon & pads)

Wipes

Tissues

Hair spray

Snacks

Scissors

Lotion
Gum

Cough drops

Hand warmers in winter

Fashion tape

Breast petals

Cold compress

Lint roller

First aid kit

Q-Tips

Downy wrinkle releaser

Flash light

Hand Sanitizer

 

 

Sunscreen

Insect repellent

Static Guard

Rehydrate by Advocare

...and I always have all sorts of snacks in my bag.

 

 

Baby photographers might consider also bringing:

Baby wipes

Boogie wipes

Baby powder

 

 


 

WE WON WEDDING WIRE 2015 RATED AWARD!

Date Published: Jan 08, 2015

Location: San Antonio, TX

Some fantastic news for 2015. A big thank you to all my brides who were so kind to write your reviews. Wedding Wire 2015 Top Rated for 2015!

Wedding Wire Top Rated for 2015

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