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How they met: Michael and Sarah are probably one of those few couples that I met these days that did not meet through online dating or friends meet up. They meet through the parents. Michael worked for Sarah’s dad. One Thanksgiving when Michael did not have enough time to go back home in Missouri, he […]

June 5, 2019

Michael & Sarah | Wedding at White Oaks on The Bayou

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We decided to take pictures for Susie and Frank to celebrate their engagement in January, when it should be freezing. And they wanted to have it done by the beach as that is where they lived. But to my surprise, it was a warm and beautiful day with the sun is not too bright – […]

June 5, 2019

Susie & Frank | Galveston Engagement

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The Story “Leo and Raul met at Lakewood Church in 2012, where both their families attended at the time. On a Sunday, March 4th, they were each chitchatting with their group of friends when Leo glazed at Raul from afar and noticed that his friend and he were wearing the exact same outfit. Leo then […]

February 7, 2019

Leo & Raul's Rustic Wedding at Bridal Oaks Weddings and Events, Cypress TX

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The Story “A mutual friend introduced Rosalyn and Joshua at church one Sunday. They talked for two months and then Joshua asked her out. After a couple of weeks of talking with each other, they both knew they would marry each other. Joshua and Rosalyn dated for four months, and then they got engaged.” The […]

February 7, 2019

Rosalyn & Joshua's Wedding at The Carriage House, Conroe TX

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February 7, 2019

Rosalyn's Bridal at The Houston Rental Studio

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The Story Kevin & Charlsye met Jr. year of High School. They both grew up in Katy, TX and at the time we had a lot of mutual friends but didn’t know each other well. One day Charlsye told her friends how she thought he was so cute and needed to figure out how to […]

February 7, 2019

Charlsye & Kevin's Rustic Wedding at Venue 311, Plantersville, TX

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The Story Erin and Jake met in high school at a rowing club in Austin. It was a private club since none of the schools in Austin had their own teams, and they noticed each other from afar. Jake’s first impression was that she was almost as tall as he was (and holy crap, they are tall!!!) […]

February 7, 2019

Erin & Jake's Intimate Wedding at River Oak Garden Club

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February 6, 2019

Mi & Jason's Traditional Vietnamese/Chinese Wedding – Reception at Sugar Land Museum of Natural Science

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We scheduled the engagement session a few weeks after Julie moved to Houston from San Antonio. It was a perfect Fall day, sky was high, sun was shining and we met around 7:30am. Both Julie and Max were ready for their photos. I had so much fun going back and forth with Julie about their […]

December 1, 2018

Julie and Max Engagement Session in Houston Museum District

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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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