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Amber Watkins

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I'm a hopeless romantic who finds great joy in creating and capturing connection and beauty wherever I go.

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I'm Amber, and I'm so happy you're here. This blog is a journal about my life, travels, and the beauty I capture. Stay a while and say hello!

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Peyton and Bob, Part Two: The Wedding

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Weddings

It was a lovely Spring day at First Baptist Dallas. The church’s corridors were bathed in a warm afternoon light. There was a buzz of excitement all around.

Peyton and Bob, Part One: The Engagement

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Engagements

Peyton and Bob joined me for their engagement session back in January on a sunny Winter’s day at the Dallas Arboretum.

A Journey to Motherhood

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Portraits

It’s amazing how fast life goes… One minute we were just a couple of kids, watching Disney movies after school and having sleepovers. The next minute, I’m watching you in awe as you become the most amazing mother to two sweet boys. Nikki – I am so honored to still call you my best friend […]

Simple + Elegant Wedding in Texas Countryside | Callie + Gavin

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Weddings

It was a gorgeous Spring evening in Texas. The light spilled across the field as Gavin twirled Callie around – beaming at his stunning new bride.

Family Memories by the Sea | Port Aransas, TX

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Portraits

I was two when I first stepped foot on the beaches of Port Aransas. Once my toes hit the sand, there was no going back – I was a beach girl.

A Summer Engagement in Downtown Dallas + Dallas Arboretum | Loren + Zach

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Engagements

There’s something so magical about summertime love… I recently had the pleasure of photographing Loren and Zach’s summer engagement session in Downtown Dallas and the Dallas Arboretum. From the moment we met, it was clear that these two were simply meant to be. Their playful, easy-going nature made our session feel less like work and […]

A Joyful Summer Wedding at The Bowden | Katie + Lucas

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Weddings

Katie and Lucas are the kind of people who make you believe in soulmates. You can see it in the way they look at each other, the way they hold hands and the way they laugh together.

Katie + Lucas’ Creekside Engagement

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Engagements

I am so thrilled to share this incredible engagement shoot in honor of Katie and Lucas’ wedding tomorrow! 🥰 We had such a blast frolicking through Prairie Creek Park on this beautiful Autumn day last year. The weather was simply stunning, and the couple was even more so… I still cannot get over how precious […]

Boho Chic Wedding by the Sea | Caitrin + Blake

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November 5, 2022. Atlantic Beach, Florida. It was a beautiful day… The warm breeze rustled the palm trees’ leaves, the sun shimmered on the ocean’s waves, and bride and groom waited eagerly to say “I do” to their best friend. Caitrin and Blake are two of the sweetest souls I’ve ever had the joy of […]

Fall and Furbabies | Amanda + Chad

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Portraits

“Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new.” — Ursula K. Le Guin Love is a beautiful thing. Every story is unique. And every chapter is unique. Most often, we find ourselves celebrating the milestones – engagements, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays… But sometimes, […]

Intimate + Elegant Backyard Wedding | Leila + Sean

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Leila and Sean were dreaming of a beautiful and intimate wedding ceremony focused on their commitment to one another. In the end, they decided there was no place more special than their very own home, surrounded by the love of their family. Kylen and Cynthia, of In Reverie Weddings, transformed their backyard into a stunning […]

Destination Wedding in Teton Mountains | Allison + Ryan

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Weddings

Allison and Ryan are one of the most adventurous, spontaneous couples I know, always jetting off to far-flung corners of the earth on a whim or hiking and biking the roughest trails in Hawaii where they currently live. Which is why it did not surprise me in the least when they told me they wanted […]

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