Well, friends, it’s that time of year again: the seasonal playlist. It’s the winter edition and I’m pretty dang excited about it (the songs, not necessarily the season). There are a few mellow tunes on there but it’s mostly upbeat to keep you energized during the cold, gray months (not that we have all too […]

Winter 2017 playlist

Jan 31, 2017

Most people who know me know that I love fashion and I love ethical fashion. Akola is an ethical jewelry company based in Dallas and I’ve loved their designs for a long time. I have had so much fun getting to know the Akola staff and all the successful women I’ve had the honor of photographing. Aside […]

TONI | Dallas fashion photography for the Akola Project

Jan 20, 2017

 Perhaps one of the most heavily debated and emotional discussions of my job is talking with my couples about whether to do a first look. Many people are worried that seeing each other before the ceremony will take away from the joy and excitement of walking down the aisle to your soon-to-be spouse. Some like […]

To first look — or not

Jan 17, 2017

These two had me laughing for their entire session and I love that they chose to do their engagement session in an urban location like downtown Dallas. Their chemistry was so evident and you can just tell in these photos. Molly has great style and I can’t wait to see how it translates to their […]

MOLLY & JIM | Downtown Dallas engagement session

Jan 13, 2017

I am seriously blessed with the sweetest couples on earth, and Danielle and TJ are no exception. They are kind, compassionate, and up for anything! They were complete naturals in front of my camera for their engagement session at White Rock Lake this past fall. I can’t wait to photograph their beautiful California wedding this […]

DANIELLE & TJ | Engagement session at White Rock Lake, Dallas

Jan 6, 2017

2016 was quite the year for me, professionally and personally. It’s easy to gloss over everything and keep charging ahead (in typical Chelsea fashion) but I’m trying to be more mindful so what a great time to sit down and reflect on everything that happened. If you read this through the end, thank you — […]

Best of 2016

Jan 3, 2017