Archive for the ‘Engagement’ Category

Maria and Matt are Engaged! – Dallas Proposal Photographer

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on October 9, 2017 in Engagement | No Comments

Matt’s Dallas proposal to Maria yesterday at Prairie Creek Park was a true labor of love! Matt sent Maria on a scavenger hunt all over Plano with Maria’s best friend, Melanie. At the same time, he was setting up paintings (painted by Matt and Maria!), a “Will You Marry Me?” banner, and scouting out the […]

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River Legacy Park – Lindsey and Brett’s Engagement Session

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on October 4, 2017 in Engagement | No Comments

River Legacy Park is, hands down, one of my top 10 favorite parks in Dallas/Fort Worth. I used to go exploring there at my time while studying photography at UTA. There are many trails and views of the Trinity River that make the perfect background for photos. Lindsey and Brett met up with me to […]

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Averi and Prince’s Grapevine, Texas Engagement Session

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on September 13, 2017 in Engagement | No Comments

It was so nice to meet Averi and Prince for the first time during their Grapevine Texas engagement session. Downtown Grapevine is one of our favorite areas with all of the fun restaurants, bars, and quirky architecture to explore. I also love having a fun downtown area so close to Lewisville. I had a blast […]

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Marla and Brendan’s White Rock Lake Engagement Session

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on August 9, 2017 in Engagement | No Comments

Marla and Brendan’s engagement session took place at White Rock Lake in Dallas, TX on a breezy and warm winter day. I loved hearing about their wedding plans and wish them the best as they commit their lives to each other in New Hampshire this October! I love working with couples who are laid back […]

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Lora and Allan’s Deep Ellum Engagement Session

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on July 26, 2017 in Engagement | No Comments

Lora and Allan’s Deep Ellum engagement session took place on a foggy February morning earlier this year. They were absolute troopers meeting up with me so early on a Sunday morning! I am not a morning person but Deep Ellum is one of those places where it’s worth it to meet up early. For one […]

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Lindsay and Mariano’s White Rock Lake Engagement Session

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on July 19, 2017 in Engagement | No Comments

White Rock Lake in Dallas, TX is one of my favorite locations to take pictures at! There are so many hidden little places to find around the actual lake itself. Lindsay, Mariano, and their kids met up with me for some group portraits and engagement photos. You can tell that our session was in early […]

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Gabby and Collin’s Winspear Opera House Engagement Session

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on March 1, 2017 in Engagement | No Comments

The Winspear Opera House is a very popular location for portraits and I am 100% not complaining about that! It’s a great location for many reasons: the architecture, the lighting, and the modern urban setting can make for some really great and unique portraits. Gabby and Collin were no exception. I had a wonderful time […]

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Kristen and Julian’s Engagement Photos at UT Arlington

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on November 30, 2016 in Engagement | 1 Comment

Kristen was one of the first people I met in the dorms at UT Arlington back in the day. We have come full circle as we get ready to photograph her and Julian’s Fort Worth wedding this October! We took their engagement photos back at the UT Arlington campus right before summer classes started, so […]

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Susan and Kathy’s Engagement Session

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on October 19, 2016 in Engagement | No Comments

Susan and Kathy’s engagement session started where they had their first date and ended in one of the most beautiful wildflower fields I’ve ever seen. What a marvelous way to welcome spring! Stay tuned for photos from their wedding coming up in a few weeks. We love photographing LGBTQ couples in Dallas/Fort Worth! Save Save […]

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Scott and Kassie’s Intimate At Home Engagement Session – Dallas Engagement Photographer

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on October 12, 2016 in Engagement | 1 Comment

This was the first at home engagement session I’ve had the pleasure of photographing. Scott and Kassie moved into their new home and wanted to mark the occasion with photos. I love that this session was not only a way to take “pretty pictures” but was also a chance to document Scott and Kassie in […]

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Chris and Tina’s Newlywed Session at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on September 27, 2016 in Engagement, Lifestyle | No Comments

Chris and Tina’s newlywed photo session took place at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. They had their original wedding ceremony over in Kenya with Tina’s family, and after having a courthouse wedding back in Texas, they wanted to have photos to accompany it. There’s something magical about the early summer light and haze once the seasons […]

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Adrienne and Mike’s Engagement Session at Globe Life Park

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on September 13, 2016 in Engagement | No Comments

Adrienne and Mike’s engagement photos at Globe Life Park were the perfect setting for two Texas Ranger’s superfans. They tied the knot this past July, and it’s been a privilege to witness their journey. I love shooting at Globe Life Park for many reasons, but the main one is the sense of scale. Having a […]

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Evelyn and Mike’s Engagement Session at the Winspear Opera House

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on September 7, 2016 in Engagement | No Comments

Evelyn and Mike’s engagement session at the Winspear Opera House in the Dallas Arts District was classic but with a personal, nerdy touch. We all had a great time exploring the area, experiencing their sweet “T-Rex” impression (which is appropriate for their upcoming wedding at the Perot Museum!), and discussing our mutual love of Hitchhiker’s […]

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Jill and David’s Denton Engagement Photos at TWU Gardens – Part 2

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on August 24, 2016 in Engagement | No Comments

Thank you for stopping by to view the second half of Jill and David’s Denton engagement session! The areas around Denton have quite a few beautiful areas to photograph, and the gardens at TWU are no exception. We are always happy to provide guidance and ideas of where to shoot, and this location is one […]

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Jill and David’s Denton Square Engagement Session – Part 1

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on August 23, 2016 in Engagement | 1 Comment

Jill and David’s engagement session in Denton Square was a truly Denton experience. We started off at Beth Marie’s Ice Cream, enjoyed the beautiful weather at the courthouse in the middle of town square, and ended by paying a visit to the excellent Recycled Books! We’re pretty lucky. Living in nearby Lewisville means Nick and […]

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Kim and Cole’s Bohemian, Vinyl Loving, Smoke Bomb Engagement Session

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on June 15, 2016 in Engagement | No Comments

Vinyl lovers, unite! Part 2 of Kim and Cole’s engagement session took place at the Oak Cliff Nature Preserve and was a combination of bohemian, rock ‘n’ roll, and colorful creativity. Um, hello SMOKE BOMBS! Please enjoy this wonderfully unique set of engagement photos. We would love for you to view Part 1 of Kim […]

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Kim and Cole’s Retro Engagement Session in the Bishop Arts District

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on June 13, 2016 in Engagement | 1 Comment

Kim and Cole’s engagement session is separated into two parts, and for their first segment, they rocked a bit of a retro vibe! Kim and Cole met up with me this past Spring, and we enjoyed a lively time exploring the artsy and unique Bishop Arts District in Dallas. It was the perfect backdrop for […]

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Matt and Casey’s Engagement Session at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on March 8, 2016 in Engagement | No Comments

Matt and Casey’s engagement session took place at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve in Plano. Between our good fortune with the mild winter weather and their natural romantic/organic style, this shoot was a delightful way to start off our 2016! We can’t wait to photograph their Dallas wedding in April! We love photographing love in nature. […]

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Amy and Rojin’s Dallas Engagement Session

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on February 8, 2016 in Engagement | No Comments

Amy and Rojin chose to have their engagement session in the Dallas Arts District, which was a perfect setting for this super sweet and stylish couple. We cannot wait for their wedding in April, so in the meantime, please enjoy my favorite photos from their session! J. Torry Makeup did such an incredible job on […]

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Olivia and Jessie’s Engagement Session in Sundance Square – Fort Worth Wedding Photographer

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on August 21, 2015 in Engagement | No Comments

Olivia and Jessie’s engagement session took place the week after history was made, and marriage equality became the law of the land! On June 26, 2015, they joined countless other couples at the courthouse and are now legally married! They are having a ceremony and reception next year, so I think this can still be […]

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