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How they met:  David and Amanda are a beautiful couple and the way that they meet sounded like God’s plan. According to David, when he met Amanda, there were a several signs: He met her on the 5th anniversary of his Dad’s passing away, their first dinner was on the night that David’s nephew, Bradley, […]

July 11, 2019

Amanda & David | Wedding at The Crystal Ballroom

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Quynh is a college friend of mine. And through Quynh, I got to know Anson, the sweetest guy. We had a fun day at the beach capturing their love and passion for one another.

July 11, 2019

Quynh & Anson | Galveston Engagement Session

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How they met: The story of Hien and Antoine began in winter of 2009 when Hien’s sister, Ngan, asked Hien to go to NYC with her and some friends. Hien, at the time, had never been to NYC so she said “Yes!” Little did she know, Antoine tagged along his brother, Bao – Ngan’s friend, […]

July 10, 2019

Hien & Antoine | Wedding at Kim Son, Houston TX

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Bridal session is a great opportunity for couples to have more pictures taken with the wedding dress, which the bride spends weeks or even months to find. On the wedding day, things are usually hectic and a 2 hour session with your wedding dress is something very luxury. That was why Hien and Antoine had […]

July 10, 2019

Hien & Antoine | Bridal Session at Chateau Cocomar, Houston TX

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How they met: Alan and Hannah started as friends. Roommates actually. When Alan first met Hannah, she was still dating a good friend of Alan. Since they were roommates, they got to know one another and became really good friends. Then Hannah broke up with the said friend. Alan was out of town at the […]

July 10, 2019

Hannah & Alan | Backyard Wedding in Tomball, TX

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Madeline and Kenny were so sweet to one another. Their beautiful smiles were contagious!

July 10, 2019

Madeline & Kenny | Engagement Session at Herman Park, Houston TX

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There are a few places in the world I list as “must go” and New Zealand is one of them. I was lucky enough to visit NZ in a beautiful season – not as cold as fall but not as hot as summer. It was March 2019 when the winter is gearing up to come […]

July 4, 2019

Lavender Farms in New Zealand

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Their Story: I would want to tell you their story but Susie was such a good writer and I couldn’t have done a better job. So here it is: “How funny that this story should begin on the keyboard of my 2010 Macbook Pro… That’s exactly where my story with Frank began. Before you get […]

June 6, 2019

Susie & Frank |Wedding at Galveston Island Palm

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When Connor contacted me to shoot his surprised proposal to Hannah, I was beyond excited! I showed up on the day at the location we discussed early so I could get situated and have everything ready. You know, it was a surprised proposal, if one thing had gone wrong, the moments would have been gone […]

June 6, 2019

Connor & Hannah | Proposal at Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park

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I am Jill Goehring – owner and lead photographer of Half a Rice Studios. I started my photography business purely with my passion for photography. A friend of mine asked me to do his wedding when I was in college and I fell in love. I love the emotions, the laughter, the tears, the chemistry between people in weddings. 

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