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Bridal portraits filled with lace, engagement photos full of love, mothers soaking up the first moments as they embrace their newborn the stories, feel the emotions from the images and then say hello here. You deserve the same photographic storytelling.

Esther Makau Photography Blog
San Antonio Photographer

After the last two years in the wedding industry, there were many changes for couples and the way weddings were planned and executed. One of the most common trends of 2020 and 2021 is smaller weddings and courthouse ceremonies. Out of an abundance of caution couples kept weddings small during the pandemic. But now, thankfully, […]

Celebrating Your First Anniversary With A Dream Wedding


Over the summer, I partnered together with Wedding in Houston to put together a styled photoshoot at the historic colonial-style Mansion at Colo Vista in Bastrop. We wanted to inspire couples who wanted a  classic wedding with a modern touch, and The Mansion at Colo Vista was the perfect setting for just a thing. This […]

Inspiration for a Classic Wedding With a Modern Touch


Inspiration for the Modern and Elegant Bride I cannot think of any bride more beautiful and elegant than Grace Kelly was, when she married the Prince of Monaco nearly 65 years ago. Her high necked, modest lace gown is one of the most inspirational wedding dresses of all time. Certainly, you can imagine my delight […]

Inspiration for the Modern and Elegant Bride

Bridals, Styled

The purpose of this styled shoot was to show brides a creative way to have a destination-themed wedding while still in the US.   Tuscany in Texas Hill Country Wedding Inspiration The Creative Team Thank you to the vendor team that came together for this styled shoot. Everyone worked so hard on this Tuscany in […]

Tuscany in Texas Hill Country Wedding Inspiration


Spring Wedding Inspiration at Woodbine Mansion in Round Rock Spring is the best time to get married here in Texas. The weather is absolutely beautiful, the gardens are blooming and lush in their greenery. In other words, it’s one of my favorite times of the year. The color palettes of a spring wedding are elegant, […]

Spring Wedding Inspiration at Woodbine Mansion in Round Rock


Bride and groom portrait

The couples’ beautiful brown skin works well with the pop of color provided by the florals and groom’s maroon jacket from The Black Tie. We combined his maroon jacket, which was a connection to the floral earth tones, with a pair of simple tuxedo pants. Likewise, our bride wore a beautiful, poetic off-shoulder tulle wedding […]

A Modern Minimalist Wedding at the Prospect House


modern minimalist wedding at the prospect house in dripping springs texas

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