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Houston Wedding Photographer | Half a Rice Studios – Covid-19 Wedding Houston Hi, there! You are recently engaged, now what? I mean seriously, now what? When a normal couple would go find a venue, place a deposit and have the date to book other vendors, getting ready for their big days, doing all the fun […]

April 30, 2020

How to plan your wedding during COVID-19 in Houston

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Houston Wedding Photographer | Half a Rice Studios – The Springs Venue Weddings during the summer is hard, especially weddings outside during the summer in Texas. But And and Mueed enjoyed their day to the fullest. I had the honor to be their wedding photographer. I did not have much chances to get to know […]

April 29, 2020

Anh + Mueed | The Springs Venue

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Houston Wedding Photographer | Half a Rice Studios – Beautiful Madera Estates Wedding Rebecca and I had communicated for a very long time before we met in person for their engagement session. Even though I had not met Rebecca before, she showed me in the emails to me that she was a really sweet and […]

April 27, 2020

Rebecca + JT | Madera Estates Wedding

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View Kayla and John’s beautiful wedding at Butler’s Courtyard, League City, TX

April 24, 2020

Kayla + John | Butler’s Courtyard

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How they met: David and Amanda were 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,’s birthday… […]

July 11, 2019

Amanda + David|Wedding at The Crystal Ballroom

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Houston Wedding Photographer – Half a Rice Studios | Messina Hof Wedding To begin the story, Jana and Matt met when they were both in school and working at their part-time job. Jana told me “Our first interaction was bickering about who did more school work over the previous weekend (I won!). The next weekend […]

July 11, 2019

Jana & Matt | Wedding at Messina Hof Winery

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Houston Wedding Photographer – Half a Rice Studios | Galveston Engagement Session 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. Contact us for inquiry here. Learn more about Galveston […]

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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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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