2012….It’s a Wrap! (and a little personal)

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I tried so hard to narrow down the recap from all of these weddings, but alas….I couldn’t. So feast on 100+ images….

I remember the day I decided to do wedding photography full time. I have been so blessed to be able to do what I love every day. It was a pretty scary, special, exciting, impulsive decision that felt 1000% like the right thing to do. I mean, I had a newborn, who needs a steady paycheck, corporate benefits, sick time, health insurance, and lunch breaks? Scariest day of my life. Most rewarding day of my life as well. What I would potentially gain from this GIANT leap of faith was more than I could ever imagine. I started to photograph weddings in 2006 and went full time in 2008. In January of 2009, I was still petrified to say “I am a photographer” to anyone. A drawer full of gushing “thank you” notes and publications later… I am a wedding photographer. I still can’t believe I get to play cameras and dress-up every day, but I just love making my clients feel amazing about themselves and giving them a legacy to hold in their hands and treasure.  I am excited to see what 2013 brings.

This year for weddings was a dream come true. My camera landed me in print in CHINA! I went underwater with two lovebirds from Hong Kong, we danced in the streets of Downtown Dallas, we had fun at a REAL Fort in Oklahoma, we played (wedding) dress-up at a bar and it was amazing, we sang songs and played guitar in open fields, we rode horses….all of this for some beautiful photographs. Its been an amazing year filled with wonderful clients with so much creativity and artistic vision. Thank you for a spectacular year and for trusting me to bring your vision to life!

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  • ahhh - so much greatness! it's been amazing to grow with you as photographers over the year and girl, you keep knocking my socks off with all that you do!

    • amy said:

      Allison... our friendship is something I am so grateful for. Thank you :)

  • Amy these are all so beautiful & you are not only a blessing to your clients but a true inspiration to growing photographers as myself! Keep up the great work and God will continue to bless you!

    • amy said:

      Crystal - thank you so much. I really love give back as much as I can to other photographers :)

  • Angela Piper said:

    Amy,
    David and I are so grateful to be able to call you our wedding photographer. The gift you gave us with your talent is irreplaceable and one that not only will WE cherish for a lifetime, but our children will as well. Every time I see a new post of yours I get giddy with excitement that someone else has had the joy of getting to work with you and experience your brilliant mind as well as your fun and playful nature. I had so much fun working with you and hope to be able to work with again many many more times.

    • amy said:

      You guys are so sweet - I am so honored to share that gift with you guys. I hope you look back on your day and are reminded how you felt and rekindle that feeling daily :)

  • Kirbie said:

    AHHH! I love your work, so simple and elegant.. It's stunning. I love to look at your work and grow as a photographer. You are definitely a role model in my eyes.. Love your blog too :)

  • Margeret said:

    Your photos are to die for! The lighting is perfect; the close up shots are very clear. Congrats on such a beautiful blog.