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Let me finally introduce my dear client, Shantel Gonsalves, a local therapist with tremendous HEART and soul serving women. I’m not even her client, and when I’m in her presence as a photog, I feel heard, seen, and honored. This is my second session with her since 2020, and we are enjoyed chatting about holistic […]

Gorgeous Shantel – Austin Lifestyle Brand Photographer, West Austin, Texas

June 28, 2023

Let me finally introduce my dear client, Shantel Gonsalves, a local therapist with tremendous HEART and soul serving women. I’m not even her client, and when I’m in her presence as a photog, I feel heard, seen, and honored. This is my second session with her since 2020, and we are enjoyed chatting about holistic […]

Gorgeous Shantel – Austin Lifestyle Brand Photographer, West Austin, Texas

June 28, 2023

Morning Friends! I wanted to share the most adorable family that enjoyed their first family photo session with yours truly! We had awesome chats together, baby Ben had me smitten with his blue eyes and contagious smiles. The light was golden sunshine perfection.

The Burns Family – Austin Lifestyle Photographer, Bull Creek Austin, Texas- Mel Christina- Lifestyle Photographer

April 24, 2023

Morning Friends! I wanted to share the most adorable family that enjoyed their first family photo session with yours truly! We had awesome chats together, baby Ben had me smitten with his blue eyes and contagious smiles. The light was golden sunshine perfection.

The Burns Family – Austin Lifestyle Photographer, Bull Creek Austin, Texas- Mel Christina- Lifestyle Photographer

April 24, 2023

“The true way to live is to enjoy every moment as it passes, and surely it is in the everyday things around us that the beauty of life lies.”― Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Noel Family- Austin Family Photographer, Austin Lifestyle Photographer, Westlake Hills, Austin, Texas

January 16, 2023

“The true way to live is to enjoy every moment as it passes, and surely it is in the everyday things around us that the beauty of life lies.”― Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Noel Family- Austin Family Photographer, Austin Lifestyle Photographer, Westlake Hills, Austin, Texas

January 16, 2023

There was SO much love in the air at this session. This family exudes all that your imagination can envision of family togetherness… JOY, gentleness, laughter, hugs, and tons of smiles. This gorgeous fam made a visit to Texas from their home in LA. We did a quick, impromptu winter photo session in North Austin […]

Tambe Family- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer, Austin & Dripping Springs Photographer

January 8, 2023

There was SO much love in the air at this session. This family exudes all that your imagination can envision of family togetherness… JOY, gentleness, laughter, hugs, and tons of smiles. This gorgeous fam made a visit to Texas from their home in LA. We did a quick, impromptu winter photo session in North Austin […]

Tambe Family- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer, Austin & Dripping Springs Photographer

January 8, 2023

Hi! Sending each of you a giant Texas sized hug! I hope you celebrated the Holy-Day surrounded with your favorite people, games, pets, food, and special moments. Whatever your situation is, I’m sending you my highest expression of love- a prayer that you can find healing, joy, and growth to be your best. We were […]

Happy Holy-Days, Feliz Navidad To All- Austin Lifestyle Family Photographer, Mel Christina Lifestyle Photographer, Austin, Dripping Springs, Texas

December 26, 2022

Hi! Sending each of you a giant Texas sized hug! I hope you celebrated the Holy-Day surrounded with your favorite people, games, pets, food, and special moments. Whatever your situation is, I’m sending you my highest expression of love- a prayer that you can find healing, joy, and growth to be your best. We were […]

Happy Holy-Days, Feliz Navidad To All- Austin Lifestyle Family Photographer, Mel Christina Lifestyle Photographer, Austin, Dripping Springs, Texas

December 26, 2022

Countdown to Christmas time! We are overwhelmed in all the best ways over here in my corner of the world…lots of holiday performances, baking, trying new recipes, loud belly laughs, family time, and puppy snuggles! I hope you are all enjoying the last days of this calendar year- make it count! If you’re like me, […]

Clemenson Family- Austin Lifestyle Family Photography, West Austin, Texas

December 13, 2022

Countdown to Christmas time! We are overwhelmed in all the best ways over here in my corner of the world…lots of holiday performances, baking, trying new recipes, loud belly laughs, family time, and puppy snuggles! I hope you are all enjoying the last days of this calendar year- make it count! If you’re like me, […]

Clemenson Family- Austin Lifestyle Family Photography, West Austin, Texas

December 13, 2022

Happy December, friends! I hope everyone is enjoying the most magical time of the year with loved ones, hot cocoa, and cozy (sherpa) blankets! We’ve been baking, listening to Dolly’s Christmas album, and decorating every room with cheer and sparkles. My daughter has been creating handmade Christmas treasures for our family in Canada and South […]

Sim Family- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer, West Austin, Texas

December 5, 2022

Happy December, friends! I hope everyone is enjoying the most magical time of the year with loved ones, hot cocoa, and cozy (sherpa) blankets! We’ve been baking, listening to Dolly’s Christmas album, and decorating every room with cheer and sparkles. My daughter has been creating handmade Christmas treasures for our family in Canada and South […]

Sim Family- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer, West Austin, Texas

December 5, 2022

This lovely family braved a cold, overcast, and foggy morning. They trusted me with a wild notion… gloomy weather + family photo session can make for a gorgeous session! Sure enough, we created beautiful keepsake photos on this otherwise unpleasant (weather) weekday morning. To be fair, the Caytons are just adorable and made it flow […]

Cayton Family – Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer- Westlake Hills, Austin, Texas

November 14, 2022

This lovely family braved a cold, overcast, and foggy morning. They trusted me with a wild notion… gloomy weather + family photo session can make for a gorgeous session! Sure enough, we created beautiful keepsake photos on this otherwise unpleasant (weather) weekday morning. To be fair, the Caytons are just adorable and made it flow […]

Cayton Family – Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer- Westlake Hills, Austin, Texas

November 14, 2022

Fall holiday photos are in full swing here in Austin, Texas and I couldn’t be more giddy about working with such incredible families this season! I have had so much fun in recent weeks getting to know each of you! A couple of notes when reaching out to book your photo sesh: My weekend dates […]

Fall Family Photos in Full Swing-FAQ- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer, Austin, Texas- Mel Christina- Lifestyle Photographer

October 20, 2022

Fall holiday photos are in full swing here in Austin, Texas and I couldn’t be more giddy about working with such incredible families this season! I have had so much fun in recent weeks getting to know each of you! A couple of notes when reaching out to book your photo sesh: My weekend dates […]

Fall Family Photos in Full Swing-FAQ- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer, Austin, Texas- Mel Christina- Lifestyle Photographer

October 20, 2022