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Mandy and Kristin’s Harmony Chapel Wedding – Dallas LGBTQ Wedding Photographer

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on January 10, 2019 in Weddings | No Comments

Mandy and Kristin’s Harmony Chapel wedding took place on a perfect, 70 degree January day at Harmony Chapel in Aubrey, Texas. It was our first wedding of 2019 and was an absolutely wonderful way to start the year! Some of my favorite aspects of this wedding were: Mandy gifting Kristin a book of love letters […]

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Sarah and Nick’s Wedding in Abilene, TX

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on December 3, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

Sarah and Nick, what can I say? They are two glass blowing artists completely meant for each other. (My) Nick and I ventured out to Abilene, TX last weekend to document their wedding day. They fully embraced the Christmas decorations at their church that they also attend. Sarah and I go way back from painting […]

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Casey and Mike’s Wintry Cross Creek Ranch Texas Wedding

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on November 27, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

Casey and Mike’s Cross Creek Ranch Texas Wedding took place on a frigid November day, but it was OK because we all like the cold! I have greatly enjoyed working with them over this past year, and it seems like every time these two come to town, the weather cools itself off. We ended up […]

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Alyssa and Nick’s Dallas Elopement

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on November 26, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

Alyssa and Nick’s Dallas Elopement took place at Hub Streat in Plano, TX, after six years together. Three of those years were spent being engaged, and when I talked with Alyssa on the phone, she said they were ready to do this thing! There were so many lovely, heartfelt moments to capture throughout this day: […]

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Mercy and Steve’s Gilley’s Dallas Wedding

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on November 15, 2018 in Weddings | 1 Comment

Mercy and Steve’s Gilley’s Dallas Wedding took place at The Loft at Gilley’s and perfectly fit Mercy’s modern, industrial vibe that she was going for! A little backstory: Mercy and I were neighbors back at our time at UT Arlington. In the years since, she’s started a thriving hair styling business, and we’ve remained friends […]

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Jessica and Chris’ Texas Hill Country Wedding

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on September 28, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

Jessica and Chris’s Texas Hill Country wedding took place in Mason, Texas at the Alamo Resort and Dancehall. I have a lot of feelings about this wedding, so y’all buckle up. We first worked with this lovely family back when Courtney, Jessica’s sister, got married to Buck back in 2014. I will say this over […]

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Delaney and Jack’s Sneaky Pete’s Wedding

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on August 15, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

Delaney and Jack’s Sneaky Pete’s wedding was wonderfully intimate with many personal touches (walking each other down the aisle was one lovely aspect of their day). Their ceremony was attended by immediate family only, and the reception had their closest friends join them in celebrating. The weather was rainy, but honestly, 80 degree weather in […]

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Cortney and Will’s Brik Venue Wedding

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on August 10, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

Cortney and Will’s Brik Venue wedding took place on a Monday evening! I’m all about weekday weddings. It was an honor to be their photographer for several reasons: this was my third wedding with the Patterson family, and Cortney is in the wedding industry as a florist and planner. Cortney and Will met in college […]

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Jessica and Derek’s Garden of the Gods Elopement

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on August 3, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

¬†Jessica and Derek’s Garden of the Gods Elopement in Colorado Springs was an adventure for the books! Jessica contacted me earlier this year via Instagram and asked if I travel for elopements. (The answer to that question is always yes!) Our consultation was two hours long, and I left worrying about if I revealed too […]

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Elise and Scott’s Piazza in the Village Wedding

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on July 18, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

Elise and Scott’s Piazza in the Village wedding had so many small, personal touches and a knockout color palette! I met Elise at the Piazza in the Village Open House (it was my first open house ever, and I won’t lie – I was a ball of NERVES!), but after meeting and working with her, […]

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Victoria and Juan’s Historic 512 Wedding

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on May 30, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

Victoria and Juan’s Historic 512 wedding took place in Fort Worth, Texas this past Memorial Day weekend. The theme was classy and romantic with deep burgundy, pinks, whites, and greenery for their color scheme. Rather than do a first look with her fiance, Victoria opted to do a first look with her dad – which […]

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Gabby and Colin’s Hillsboro, TX Wedding

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on May 16, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

Gabby and Collin’s Hillsboro, TX Wedding took place on a wonderful Spring day. They tied the knot at Collin’s family church. Gabby got ready at their soon to be home down the street from the home Collin grew up in, and where their wedding reception took place later that evening. It was a privilege to […]

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Lindsey and Brett’s Granbury, TX Wedding

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on May 9, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

Lindsey and Brett had their Granbury TX wedding at Pecan Plantation Country Club in Granbury, TX. Their wedding day was intimate with their closest family and friends joining them from all over the country. It’s always special to witness families joining together. I also have to say it’s not everyday I hear “Pale Blue Eyes” […]

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Pat and Mitch’s Wedding Reception – Fort Worth Wedding Photographer

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on May 1, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

Pat and Mitch had a lovely, travel themed Fort Worth wedding reception this past weekend after tying the knot with an elopement ceremony last year in El Paso. We were so thrilled to be the ones to document this celebration with their friends and family! Pat was sweet enough to send me home with one […]

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Molly and Dustin’s Room on Main Wedding

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on April 22, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

Molly and Dustin’s Room on Main wedding day was absolute perfection! In true Texas Spring fashion, we had a forecast of 100% rain, so we were prepared with several different backup plans and my trusty Dark Sky app on my watch. Luckily, their pre-wedding preparations were taking place in a penthouse at the iconic Joule […]

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Rachel and Matt’s 809 at Vickery Wedding – Fort Worth Wedding Photographer

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on April 4, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

Rachel and Matt had an absolutely lovely 809 at Vickery Wedding and we’re just a few days away from their one year anniversary! Enough time has passed that we even got to meet up with them in their neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY for coffee, which was a treat to say the least! Their wedding day […]

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Ariel and Matt’s Marty Leonard Chapel Wedding

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on March 26, 2018 in Weddings | 2 Comments

Ariel and Matt tied the knot with a beautiful Marty Leonard Chapel wedding ceremony and intimate wedding reception at Matt’s parent’s home.¬† It was such a treat to photograph for a group of friends we’ve already worked with in the past (see Evelyn and Mike’s Perot Museum Wedding here). So when Ariel reached out about […]

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Ashley and Kristyn’s Venue at 400 North Ervay Wedding

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on March 17, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

Ashley and Kristyn’s wedding at the Venue at 400 North Ervay was a truly memorable wedding day. They contacted me about a month ago and were planning their wedding quickly with the goal of starting a family in sight. And who doesn’t love last minute bookings? I’ve greatly enjoyed getting to know them these past […]

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Marsha and Tony’s Tarrant County Courthouse Wedding

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on March 10, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

Marsha and Tony’s Tarrant County Courthouse wedding day was a special one! Marsha shared with me that she was an nontraditional bride and even reserved an adorable Air bNb with plenty of natural light to get ready together with Tony and a couple of their close friends. We then made our way to the Fort […]

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Averi and Prince’s Joe T. Garcia’s Wedding Reception

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on February 7, 2018 in Weddings | No Comments

Averi and Prince’s Joe T. Garcia’s Wedding Reception started off at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens, and the celebration continued at the famous Joe T. Garcia’s with delicious fajitas, margaritas, and dancing the night away. Check out the simply romantic first part of their wedding day here! I wanted to highlight the benefit of hiring […]

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