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Whitefish Winter Family Photography - The Neufeld's

You never know where a potential client/friend opportunity may present itself. I met Jake while we were waiting to pick up our daughters from kindergarten and I noticed his St. Louis Cardinals hat. I had to say something because it was the first such hat I'd seen in Whitefish. I mentioned I was a photographer, and he mentioned his family had been looking to get some new family portraits done. And the rest, as they say, is history!

Austin Family Photography - The Camdens

This family has been a big part of my life for approaching three decades, and it was a honor to finally document this famously—to me anyway—camera shy couple. The weather could've been a little less humid, and a little more sunny, and frankly a little cooler for early November, but that did nothing to deter this endeavor.

The Camdens
The Camdens
The Camdens
The Camdens
The Camdens
The Camdens

Lexington Family Photography - The Lambs

This isn't the first time I've had the pleasure of documenting the Lamb family, but it is the first time I've done so since they became a family of five! It was a pleasure to visit them at their new residence and seeing their continue to grow into young ladies and a young gentleman.

Austin Family Photography - The Jakobeits

I'm always concerned with making sure my clients are happy. Doubly so when I'm taking photos for another photographer. Some friends recently welcomed a third member to their household, and while they're probably already buried in photos of the little one, its difficult to manage getting a true family photograph (this would also be why my own family basically has one each year, which is taken with Santa :). I was happy to oblige.

The Jakobeits
The Jakobeits
The Jakobeits
The Jakobeits
The Jakobeits
The Jakobeits
The Jakobeits

Austin Family Photography - The Soissons

I've had the pleasure of knowing the Soisson family for a good while now. Even before these strapping young men were born in fact! And this was my second time joining them for a lighthearted, joke-filled family session just before Thanksgiving around Lady Bird Lake—though it will always be 'town lake' to me—just South of downtown Austin.

The Soissons
The Soissons
The Soissons
The Soissons
The Soissons
The Soissons

Austin Family Photography - The Godfrey's

Enjoyed some unseasonably warm but improbably perfect weather over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend for this shoot at Butler Park with some new Austinites by way of Illinois.

The Godfreys
The Godfreys
The Godfreys
The Godfreys
The Godfreys
The Godfreys
The Godfreys
The Godfreys
The Godfreys
The Godfreys
The Godfreys
The Godfreys

Bastrop Family Photography - The Lambs

The Lambs are some of the nicest folks you could hope to meet. My wife and I have known them for years and they're always quick to lend a hand should you need it. They're also a lot of fun, and that trait has been successfully passed down to their daughter in spades.

With the addition of a son this winter it seemed appropriate to get some family photos done. I was honored and happy to oblige!

The Lamb Family
The Lamb Family
The Lamb Family
The Lamb Family
The Lamb Family
The Lamb Family