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Mel Christina Photography Austin Lifestyle Photographer

Lovely Lauren- Austin Lifestyle Brand Photography, Austin Brand Photographer, East Austin

May 6, 2019

Mel Christina Photography Austin Lifestyle Photographer

Lovely Lauren- Austin Lifestyle Brand Photography, Austin Brand Photographer, East Austin

May 6, 2019

I’ve recently begun a new creative endeavor because if I’m not creating something, my soul dies a little. Maybe that’s too dramatic, but ya get me. If I’m not expressing my creative energies in some capacity- the kitchen, on paper, journaling, with my camera, painting, gardening, celebrating, dreaming, home decor…I’m not entirely myself. As in, […]

Creative Expression – Film Photography, Contax 645, Austin, TX

March 7, 2019

I’ve recently begun a new creative endeavor because if I’m not creating something, my soul dies a little. Maybe that’s too dramatic, but ya get me. If I’m not expressing my creative energies in some capacity- the kitchen, on paper, journaling, with my camera, painting, gardening, celebrating, dreaming, home decor…I’m not entirely myself. As in, […]

Creative Expression – Film Photography, Contax 645, Austin, TX

March 7, 2019

I met this family down at Pease Park in central Austin for their photo sesh. I had not previously done work there, but they requested this location. I’m so glad they did! It was both amazing to see such neat and creative art made of sticks. I was completely smitten with this twinkly eyed toddler […]

Family Photo Session- Pease Park, Austin, TX

November 10, 2018

I met this family down at Pease Park in central Austin for their photo sesh. I had not previously done work there, but they requested this location. I’m so glad they did! It was both amazing to see such neat and creative art made of sticks. I was completely smitten with this twinkly eyed toddler […]

Family Photo Session- Pease Park, Austin, TX

November 10, 2018

We’ve been pretty busy this fall: settling our new homeschool year flow, settling in our new home, and just the usual stuff- laundry, cleaning toilets, learning to bake, etc. All good, all beautiful stuff! I should note that the image below was not in Texas! It was in Canada, taken early October. Just wanted to […]

Personal Post: Fall Around Here, Austin Lifestyle Photography

November 7, 2018

We’ve been pretty busy this fall: settling our new homeschool year flow, settling in our new home, and just the usual stuff- laundry, cleaning toilets, learning to bake, etc. All good, all beautiful stuff! I should note that the image below was not in Texas! It was in Canada, taken early October. Just wanted to […]

Personal Post: Fall Around Here, Austin Lifestyle Photography

November 7, 2018

Stepped away from my camera and computer recently. Back at it and going through older images- this sweet baby boy was less than 9 days young in these photos. So glad to reflect on past sessions. I truly love this job I do with great passion and soul. I love the newness of newborns. How […]

Sweet Newborn Baby Christian – Austin, Texas

June 20, 2018

Stepped away from my camera and computer recently. Back at it and going through older images- this sweet baby boy was less than 9 days young in these photos. So glad to reflect on past sessions. I truly love this job I do with great passion and soul. I love the newness of newborns. How […]

Sweet Newborn Baby Christian – Austin, Texas

June 20, 2018

Valeria “Everything in nature bespeaks the mother. The sun is the mother of earth and gives it its nourishment of heart; it never leaves the universe at night until it has put the earth to sleep to the song of the sea and the hymn of birds and brooks. And this earth is the mother […]

Gorgeous & Glowing Maternity Session – South Austin, Texas

May 2, 2018

Valeria “Everything in nature bespeaks the mother. The sun is the mother of earth and gives it its nourishment of heart; it never leaves the universe at night until it has put the earth to sleep to the song of the sea and the hymn of birds and brooks. And this earth is the mother […]

Gorgeous & Glowing Maternity Session – South Austin, Texas

May 2, 2018

Texas bluebonnets have long been a mixed bag for me. They are our state flower, super beautiful and vibrant AND only appear once a year. I’m not big on the super posed, prop ish and pinteresty photography aka chalkboards, balloons, matchy outfits, including, bluebonnet sessions etc.  And, yes, they have their place and can be appreciated. […]

Texas Bluebonnets – Austin, Texas

March 30, 2018

Texas bluebonnets have long been a mixed bag for me. They are our state flower, super beautiful and vibrant AND only appear once a year. I’m not big on the super posed, prop ish and pinteresty photography aka chalkboards, balloons, matchy outfits, including, bluebonnet sessions etc.  And, yes, they have their place and can be appreciated. […]

Texas Bluebonnets – Austin, Texas

March 30, 2018

I’m still trying to declutter my massive catalogue of photos I’ve taken and I stumbled upon some beautiful images of the kids. My favorite ones are the ones where they are in their essential flow of joy, silly, wild, goofy, quirky and boyness …         ,

Perfectly Imperfect Portrait – Austin, TX

February 9, 2018

I’m still trying to declutter my massive catalogue of photos I’ve taken and I stumbled upon some beautiful images of the kids. My favorite ones are the ones where they are in their essential flow of joy, silly, wild, goofy, quirky and boyness …         ,

Perfectly Imperfect Portrait – Austin, TX

February 9, 2018

So, it’s a new year and I’m sitting here looking at photos I took around this time last year. I somehow accumulated over 33,000 photos in my catalogue. I say *somehow, but I know exactly how… I lug my big camera everywhere I go, hoping to never miss a beautiful opportunity aka bug my family […]

Last Year Feels -Upper Bull Creek, Austin,Tx.

January 7, 2018

So, it’s a new year and I’m sitting here looking at photos I took around this time last year. I somehow accumulated over 33,000 photos in my catalogue. I say *somehow, but I know exactly how… I lug my big camera everywhere I go, hoping to never miss a beautiful opportunity aka bug my family […]

Last Year Feels -Upper Bull Creek, Austin,Tx.

January 7, 2018

I woke up today and asked Jeff to clarify the meaning of the word, ‘magnanimous’. Somehow, I had forgotten the exact meaning, or maybe I never learned it! EEK..let’s go with the former. He went on to explain that it means very generous in a forgiving way. Seems wonderfully fitting that I randomly thought of […]

Winter Solstice- Austin Family Photographer

December 21, 2017

I woke up today and asked Jeff to clarify the meaning of the word, ‘magnanimous’. Somehow, I had forgotten the exact meaning, or maybe I never learned it! EEK..let’s go with the former. He went on to explain that it means very generous in a forgiving way. Seems wonderfully fitting that I randomly thought of […]

Winter Solstice- Austin Family Photographer

December 21, 2017