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I was praying all the way up to their engagement session date that it would not be raining. Because we live in Houston, the weather was kind of unpredictable and it was raining most of the time during a few days leading to their engagement session date. And we got lucky! Weather cooperated. On top […]

June 19, 2018

Sydnie and Brandon's Downtown Houston Engagement Session – Houston, TX

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June 19, 2018

Station 3 Styled Shoot – Houston, TX

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From our first Skype meeting, I know that we will work very well together. Taylor is a nice gentle lady and Ethan was very quite but so caring. I could not wait to meet them i person. And then the day came. It was a day fulled of sunshine. And laughters. We met at Ethan’s […]

June 19, 2018

Taylor and Ethan's Texas Ranch Engagement Session

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Nikki consistently told Stephanie, a good friend of hers, “No” when she tried to set Nikki up with her roommate. Just right before Stephanie was ready to give up, she asked Nikki one last time to meet this guy, if things had not worked out, she would have never asked again. Nikki then tried to […]

June 19, 2018

Nikki and James Fun and Energetic Wedding in Sugar Land, TX

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Linh and Anh were a great couple! They had fun together, laughed together, always cared for each other. Anh could make Linh laugh so easily, Linh loved everything that Anh did for her. I had a great session with both of them and it was not hard to get geniune smiles out of this cute […]

June 19, 2018

Linh & Anh Engagement Session – Downtown Houston

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June 19, 2018

Carriage House Styled Shoot – Conroe, TX

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I have known Iris for so many years so when Iris asked me to photograph their engagement session, I said “Yes!” right away. We started at Jamaica Beach in Galveston, TX at 6am in the morning on a day of winter. So the weather was CRAZY!!! The wind was blowing fearlessly and it was below […]

June 19, 2018

Iris and Leo's Sunrise Beach Engagement Session – Galveston, TX

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Samantha and Marc met me on a sunny day in late fall. We had so much back and forth communication prior to that, and when I finally meet them, it was overwhelming with emotions. They are fun, loving, and very cute. And Samantha’s smile is so contagious. The day was filled with laughters and sunshine […]

June 19, 2018

Samantha and Marc's Engagement Session – Herman Park

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At our initial meeting, I realized that Nikki and James are two playful persons. They kept making each other laugh and tease one another. So I decided that their engagement photos had to reflect that – their fun characteristics. I took them to downtown Houston and we had an awesome session. Later on, Nikki told […]

June 12, 2018

Nikki and James's Downtown Houston Engagement Session

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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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