Archive for the ‘Engagement’ Category

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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John and Carrie’s Engagement Session in Downtown Plano

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on August 10, 2015 in Engagement | 1 Comment

I will never be able to express what an honor it is to photograph family friends’ engagements and weddings. I have known John for many years since he teaches band over in Plano, TX along with my dad. When John contacted me to photograph his and Carrie’s engagement and wedding, I was overjoyed! As if […]

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Marissa and Logan’s “Up” Themed Engagement Session in Downtown Grapevine

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on April 15, 2015 in Engagement | No Comments

Marissa and Logan showcased their quirky personalities by incorporating a bunch of colorful balloons and an adventurous sign in honor of the Disney/Pixar movie, “Up.” Downtown Grapevine, TX acted as the perfect setting because Logan grew up there, and it was the location of their first date. Just like Nick and I, they are both […]

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Taylor and Chad’s Engagement Session at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on April 13, 2015 in Engagement | No Comments

Taylor and Chad’s engagement session took place at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve in Plano, Texas. I love this location because we get to hike (hello, exercise), and the light is unbelievably beautiful. We photographed Chad’s sister’s (Ashleigh) wedding in 2013, and it’s always an honor to be invited back to photograph another member of the […]

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Rosie and Caleb’s Engagement Session at the Fort Worth Stockyards

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on April 4, 2015 in Engagement | No Comments

Rosie and Caleb’s engagement session took place at the Fort Worth Stockyards since they were looking to shoot at a rustic location. It certainly doesn’t get any more rustic than the Fort Worth Stockyards due to its history and charm. In the midst of a very rainy Texas spring, we had a window of perfect […]

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Kristin and Chris’s Engagement Session at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on December 17, 2014 in Engagement | No Comments

Kristin and Chris met up with us on a very pleasant December morning at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens for their engagement session. Even though it’s December, the fall colors were out and about and beautifully illuminated by the sun (which was kind enough to make an appearance for us after a very cloudy week!). […]

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Mary and Randy’s Ranger’s Stadium Engagement Session

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on November 14, 2014 in Engagement | No Comments

Mary and Randy’s engagement session at Globe Life Park (or the Ranger’s stadium as we still like to call it) was incredible to photograph. They picked this location because the Ranger’s stadium has always been a significant part of their lives. Mary actually has a baby photo with both of her parents in Arlington when […]

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Ellen and Jorge’s Engagement Session at the TWU Gardens – Denton Wedding Photographer

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on July 23, 2014 in Engagement | 2 Comments

Ellen and Jorge’s engagement session took place at the Texas Women’s University Gardens in Denton early in the morning. It’s one of my favorite locations in Denton to photograph, and I couldn’t have wished for a better time of day to escape the summer heat! From the moment I met her, I instantly fell in […]

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Sara and Melanie’s Save The Date Session

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on May 21, 2014 in Engagement | No Comments

Instead of an engagement session, I’m calling this a save the date session because Sara and Melanie already got legally married in California awhile back! But because they want to include all their friends and family, they’ve opted to have a wedding celebration this October. We couldn’t be more excited or honored to be their […]

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Marci and Andre’s Engagement Session in Denton Town Square

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on April 22, 2014 in Engagement | No Comments

Marci and Andre both have a rich history with the city of Denton: they both went to college there, and it’s where they really got to know each other during the first stages of their relationship, so naturally they wanted to venture down memory lane for their engagement session. Before we headed north, though, we […]

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Melissa and Brad’s Downtown Plano Engagement Session

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on August 23, 2013 in Engagement | No Comments

Melissa and Brad’s engagement session was scheduled on a stormy Tuesday afternoon. We had kept an eye on the weather all day and headed to Downtown Plano while ominous clouds formed in the distance. It only rained for a few minutes, and we were lucky enough to take shelter in a nearby parking garage. Plus, […]

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Kelsey and Jonathan’s Lovely Engagement Session in the Texas Countryside

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on August 5, 2013 in Engagement | No Comments

Kelsey and Jonathan’s lovely engagement session in the Texas countryside was complimented by an abundant amount of beautiful sunshine, Kelsey’s sweet son Nicholas, and the presence of Kelsey’s Matron of Honor, Chandra. I also happened to attend high school with Kelsey and Chandra, so it provided the perfect chance to catch up! The session took […]

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Krys and Matt’s Engagement Session at Trinity Park

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on May 5, 2013 in Engagement | 1 Comment

Photographing Krys and Matt’s engagement session was extra special for us. Not only are they amazing clients, but they are great friends, too. Krys chose Trinity Park as her location for several reasons: Matt proposed to her in Central Park, NYC, and they also often use a tree as a metaphor in the growth of […]

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Kendra and Ben’s Fort Worth Engagement Session

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on May 4, 2013 in Engagement | 13 Comments

Kendra and Ben are one of the most delightful couples we’ve ever had the joy of working with. At our first consultation, we discovered that we are kindred spirits due to our love of all things nerdy, feline, and musical. It doesn’t hurt that what  originally convinced Kendra to contact me was this Halloween blog […]

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Ashleigh and Garrett’s Engagement Session at the Fort Worth Stockyards

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on April 30, 2013 in Engagement | No Comments

We had a great time photographing Ashleigh, Garrett, and their sweet labradoodle, Fischer, at the Fort Worth Stockyards last weekend! Many thanks to Ashleigh’s mom, Paula, for helping us carry outfits and for handling Fischer. I wanted to play around with the natural frame that was created by the shadows on this wall: What a […]

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Nick and Gwen’s Bluebonnet Engagement Session

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on April 29, 2013 in Engagement | No Comments

We met up with Nick and Gwen early on a Saturday morning at the Sugar Ridge Road section of the Ennis Bluebonnet Trail. I have never seen so many bluebonnets in my life! We had a 13-acre field to explore, and I can’t thank Nick and Gwen enough for choosing such a beautiful location. This […]

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Audrey and Blake’s Engagement Session

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on April 1, 2013 in Engagement | No Comments

Audrey and Blake’s engagement session was super fun. Nick and I met up with them at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens on a brisk Saturday afternoon, and we were all quite pleased with the beautiful spring greenery that has popped up in the past few weeks. It was extra fitting that they decided to have […]

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