Brooke + Ben’s Wedding Featured on B. Loved

  We don’t have favorites when it comes to weddings, but I think it is safe to say that if we fell into a Groundhog day scenario and had to relive and re-photograph Brooke and Ben’s wedding day over and over again, we would be just fine with it. And I guess our favorite international […]

Publications, Weddings

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3 “Getting Ready” Tips for your Wedding Day

We wanted to hone in a little bit today on the getting ready part of your wedding day – and not just how it pertains to photography. If we had to sum it up in three main objectives, they would be: Big Windows. Cushion Time. And at least ten square feet per bridesmaid. But let […]

Weddings

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Thank You’s + Wedding Invitations

I am obsessed with handwritten thank you notes. I believe there is power in snail mail for hundreds of reasons; but that will have to be for another blog post. (Because I would roll on and on and on and on and on and on about it.) Because of my love of the good old […]

Business

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Refresh: The Anti-Hustle

  Dress: Lovely Bride | Florals: Layers of Lovely | Hair & Make-up: Hey Lovely Makeup hus·tle / verb force (someone) to move hurriedly or unceremoniously in a specified direction. We live in the world of “the hustle”. It is preached and praised to hustle for our businesses. But I believe hand-in-hand with hustle, we must find […]

Business

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Fine Art Boudoir Photography Featured on Style Me Pretty

“She instills grace in every common thing and divinity in every careless gesture.” -Edmond Rostand A few weeks ago we teamed up with a few of our favorite Houston Wedding Vendors to write an article on Style Me Pretty: 3 Reasons to Combine Your Bridal + Boudoir Sessions This was an especially exciting blog post for […]

Boudoir, Portraits, Publications

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Janelle + Kaleb Engagement Portraits at the Allen Farmhaus

We first sat down with Janelle and Kaleb over coffee on a Sunday afternoon to talk wedding and engagement photography, but our 45 minute consultation turned into nearly two hours of getting to know each other! And yes, probably a solid 30 minutes of that time was spent talking about our dogs! When we finally […]

Engagement, Portraits

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Welcome Back to the Smith House Photography Blog!

  “You MUST blog.” This line sounds a little bit like it should have come from Yoda, but it didn’t. These three words were coming from everyone possible in the photography/creative world. Blogging was the number one marketing strategy I heard over and over and over again when I first started this little photography business […]

Business

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