White Rock Lake, Dallas, Fall Maternity Session

Kellie is absolutely stunning in this lace maternity gown! I could not be more happy about the fact that the fall colors came out to play for a day in Dallas! I was born and raised in Iowa where the fall colors are boundless, this was the first time in the two years i’ve lived in Texas that i’ve been able to have actual fall colors in the background of a shoot. I love it!

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Sunrise Family Session, Fort Worth Texas

I do declare that Paxton is the happiest baby ever!! I can’t get enough of that smile in this session! Sunrise sessions are my favorite because i’m a morning person. I love how soft the light is coming up for the day. Sometimes families with small kids find mornings easier for photos because they are refreshed and ready to go for the day. I’m always up for them!

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The Raven- A Paige Wilken Photography Styled Shoot

I still remember the first time I read “The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe. I remember the picture it painted and I’ve dreamt of bringing it to life ever since. Poetry & Halloween, two of my favorite things. 

“But the Raven, sitting lonely on the placid bust, spoke only
That one word, as if his soul in that one word he did outpour.
Nothing further then he uttered—not a feather then he fluttered—
Till I scarcely more than muttered "Other friends have flown before—
On the morrow he will leave me, as my hopes have flown before."
Then the bird said "Nevermore."

Model: Allie Tipps

Studio: The Dark Room Fort Worth

Fog Machine Operator: My amazing dad

Photographer + Concept Creator: Paige Wilken Photography

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Texas Vineyard + Winery Engagement Session, Sarah + Chase


I’ve always loved the idea of shooting engagements at a vineyard, Chase & Sarah made it happen 🥂 I had such a great time driving around the property of 4R Ranch Vineyards and Winery with these two and cannot wait to document their wedding here next Spring! There’s something so romantic about wedding venues like this.

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Sara Sunset Maternity

Sara and Ashley are not just sisters and best friends- they’re also going through their pregnancies together! Both are having little boys and both are so beautiful! I was so excited when Sara told me her sister would be joining us for a few shots at the end of her session. Moments like this beg to be captured, and I’m happy to do it.

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McCaffrey Fall Family Session

Guys, I can’t even tell you how fun this family session was! Mom is a genius and brought the boys a football to throw around, I think that is just the best idea ever! Bring something that your little ones love to incorporate for a few shots and it also serves as a way for them to have fun and let some energy out! Fall is my favorite time of year and I think its pretty obvious why, look at those colors together!

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Davis Family, Sweet Surprise

 

A family session with a sweet surprise... 👶🏼

The Davis Family will be welcoming a new little one in 2019! I couldn’t be happier for them! 💓

I have had the pleasure of photographing Kelly + Drew's military homecoming and now their long awaited pregnancy announcement! I met Kelly when she won a giveaway that I ran earlier this year, and I couldn't be more thankful to have the chance to get to know such genuine people. 

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Alison + Rob, One Year after the Wedding

It has been almost one whole year since Alison and Rob got married! Happy early anniversary you two! I was so happy when Alison and Rob were available to be my models as I mentored another photographer. I was looking for a fun and laid back couple and these two hit the mark perfectly, their smiles are contagious! Lesson learned from this, if you're a past bride of mine I will likely call on you to model at one point or another ;) 

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Summer Mommy & Me

Possibly the cutest mommy & me in the history of the world! Shooting in the heat of a Texas summer is a breeze when your models are so dang cute, it also helps to bring water and shoot at sunset ;) 

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Cortney + Casey, Date Night Session

 

Cortney + Casey.

Thank you two for being the coolest and bringing wine to your session, I am so excited about these!! I have had this wine idea floating around in my head for way too long, it was fun to bring it to life with a date night inspired couples session. 

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