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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

I’m so incredibly grateful to have worked with the lovely Saunders Family last month. From the moment we met *online* via email, I felt an instant connection with mama to be! And even more amazing- we live right down the road from one another! It brought back so many gushy great memories to see a […]

Welcome Baby Noah, Austin Newborn Lifestyle Photographer, Mel Christina- Lifestyle Photographer

August 4, 2022

I’m so incredibly grateful to have worked with the lovely Saunders Family last month. From the moment we met *online* via email, I felt an instant connection with mama to be! And even more amazing- we live right down the road from one another! It brought back so many gushy great memories to see a […]

Welcome Baby Noah, Austin Newborn Lifestyle Photographer, Mel Christina- Lifestyle Photographer

August 4, 2022

“As the years pass, I am coming more and more to understand that it is the common, everyday blessings of our common everyday lives for which we should be particularly grateful. They are the things that fill our lives with comfort and our hearts with gladness — just the pure air to breathe and the […]

Welcome to Earth, Baby Ace – Austin Lifestyle Newborn Photographer, Mel Christina Austin Lifestyle Photographer, Austin, Texas, Dripping Springs, Texas

August 1, 2022

“As the years pass, I am coming more and more to understand that it is the common, everyday blessings of our common everyday lives for which we should be particularly grateful. They are the things that fill our lives with comfort and our hearts with gladness — just the pure air to breathe and the […]

Welcome to Earth, Baby Ace – Austin Lifestyle Newborn Photographer, Mel Christina Austin Lifestyle Photographer, Austin, Texas, Dripping Springs, Texas

August 1, 2022

Happy Summer, y’all! I hope you’re staying cool in our wildly hot Texas summer! We’ve had many days of dry air here in Austin, so the humidity level has been manageable. This series was done two weeks ago, during one of the hottest( ahem, BLAZING hotttt) recorded June days… ever and we weren’t sweating. In […]

“Together Again Story”- Reunion Family Photo Session- Austin Lifestyle Photographer, Bull Creek, Northwest Austin, Texas

June 18, 2022

Happy Summer, y’all! I hope you’re staying cool in our wildly hot Texas summer! We’ve had many days of dry air here in Austin, so the humidity level has been manageable. This series was done two weeks ago, during one of the hottest( ahem, BLAZING hotttt) recorded June days… ever and we weren’t sweating. In […]

“Together Again Story”- Reunion Family Photo Session- Austin Lifestyle Photographer, Bull Creek, Northwest Austin, Texas

June 18, 2022

Hey Friends! I’ve been quietly gardening and working around here! It’s been an abundant and peaceful spring into SPRING 2022! Feast your lovely eyes on Brittany’s amazing artwork installation. She is a free spirited wonderful mama artist based in Austin, Tx! I’m truly inspired by her creative and colorful visions! You can find her outstanding […]

Incredible Austin Artist- Brittany Atkinson Art, Austin Lifestyle Brand Artist Photography, Austin, Texas

May 5, 2022

Hey Friends! I’ve been quietly gardening and working around here! It’s been an abundant and peaceful spring into SPRING 2022! Feast your lovely eyes on Brittany’s amazing artwork installation. She is a free spirited wonderful mama artist based in Austin, Tx! I’m truly inspired by her creative and colorful visions! You can find her outstanding […]

Incredible Austin Artist- Brittany Atkinson Art, Austin Lifestyle Brand Artist Photography, Austin, Texas

May 5, 2022

Beautiful Pushpam and her sweet boys celebrated little man’s 6 month milestone! We had a beautiful time exploring nature together at Bull Creek District Park. He was mesmerized with all the limestone rocks, and mom and dad making him giggle. I’m always amazed when I see a baby’s eyes light up when they take the […]

Milestone Session, Sweet 6 Months – Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer, Bull Creek, Austin Texas

March 6, 2022

Beautiful Pushpam and her sweet boys celebrated little man’s 6 month milestone! We had a beautiful time exploring nature together at Bull Creek District Park. He was mesmerized with all the limestone rocks, and mom and dad making him giggle. I’m always amazed when I see a baby’s eyes light up when they take the […]

Milestone Session, Sweet 6 Months – Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer, Bull Creek, Austin Texas

March 6, 2022

I’ve been quiet lately and enjoying much needed self-care/down time with my family and home. I had a rolfing appointment this past week with Keli Bell Bandy and it was so healing (highly recommend). Winter has been all that winter should be. A time of deep reflection. All that needs to be brought up and […]

Creating Faith and Memories, Dykstra Family – Austin Lifestyle Family Photographer, Dripping Springs Family Lifestyle Photographer

February 13, 2022

I’ve been quiet lately and enjoying much needed self-care/down time with my family and home. I had a rolfing appointment this past week with Keli Bell Bandy and it was so healing (highly recommend). Winter has been all that winter should be. A time of deep reflection. All that needs to be brought up and […]

Creating Faith and Memories, Dykstra Family – Austin Lifestyle Family Photographer, Dripping Springs Family Lifestyle Photographer

February 13, 2022