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 […]

July 20, 2017



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 […]

July 17, 2017



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 […]

July 11, 2017

Boudoir, Portraits, Publications


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 […]

July 8, 2017

Engagement, Portraits


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 […]

July 6, 2017