Sunset Engagement Session in a Field for Adrianna and Christopher

The fairytale began for Adrianna and Christopher the day they met online. Christopher wrote another chapter in that fairytale when he proposed on a September day during a visit to Fredericksburg. I fell in love with their engagement photos instantly and can’t wait for their wedding day!

engaged couple dancing outdoors

Proposing at the Top of Enchanted Rock

He popped the question at the top of Enchanted Rock, appropriately named for such a romantic event. Seeing Christopher pull out a ring while taking in the view took Adrianna by complete surprise. She very quickly and emphatically said, “Yes!” The couple has said that Fredericksburg is one of their favorite places to visit and now they’ve added one more reason why they love it there. They also have a wonderful, new memory of that location remember the start of their engagement in all their years together to come.

engaged couple holding books outside

Mutual Love for Education and Date Nights in San Antonio

Even though they lived in San Antonio, one of the largest cities in the U.S., they lived down the street from each other for an entire year before they even met. Education is important to both Adrianna and Christopher and, when they finish graduate school, they will have an impressive six degrees between them. While Christopher admires Adrianna’s open-mindedness and kind spirit, Adrianna appreciates Christopher’s beautiful smile and self-titled funniest man in the room moniker.

For date nights, they love trying new and interesting restaurants and admit they love going to the movies a little too much! When they really want to get away from it all they enjoy traveling to The Cove, The Pearl, pretty much any state park, and, of course, Fredericksburg. Tbilisi, Georgia is a dream location for the couple to travel to together since Christopher taught there for several months and wants to share this amazing location with Adrianna some day.

engaged couple laughing

Gorgeous Natural Lighting for Sunset Engagement

Since the couple loves the outdoors, we held their engagement photos session at a beautiful location with great lighting. With the perfect backdrop provided by Mother Nature, I was able to capture the full extent of Adrianna and Christopher’s love for one another along with their playful nature. Posing in an open field, amongst the trees, and along the water, Adrianna and Christopher were able to help me preserve some light-hearted and romantic moments that are uniquely them.

Looking ahead to Adrianna and Christopher’s wedding day, I am excited and honored to help them write yet another chapter in the love story as they become husband and wife.

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San Antonio Engagement and Portrait Photographer | Sale!

Today through Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 8am cst—– enjoy savings (BUY ONE GET ONE FREE) on an Engagement or Family Portrait sessions in San Antonio, TX! This deal is only good for a single family session, engagement / couple session or maternity session. This offer cannot be used for newborn, lifestyle, boudoir or weddings. You will have up to one year from the date of purchase to complete your session… this means you can buy now and have your session before the holidays in 2018! You can also purchase this session as a gift- if you are purchasing as a gift, please let me know at the time of purchase so a gift certificate can be mailed out to you.

As you can see… sunset engagement sessions and sunset family portrait sessions are my absolute favorite! There’s something about that golden Texas sun!

Sunset Engagement Portraits in San Antonio, TX | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.com

Sunset Family Portrait 

Sunset Family Portraits in San Antonio, TX | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.com

The Session

You will get a one hour session at a location in San Antonio, TX | 30 edited digital images on a private online gallery- with rights to print | USB of edited images- with print release. When you purchase one session at the discounted rate.. you get ONE session FREE!!!

A 50% retainer is required at the time of booking. To book a session or purchase a session as a gift…please click the buy now button below. You can pay in full or pay the 50% retainer amount. My regular session rate is $595.00 and my mini session rate is $295.00! BUT,  from NOW until Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 8am cst— you can get a family / engagement session for $350…. and when you buy ONE session— you get ONE FREE!!! Thats a HUGE savings off my original session price!! I am only offering a  limited amount of sessions at this rate… and I will NOT have another sale like this any time soon!

Once all the sessions have been booked—- you will no longer be able to click the “Buy Now” tab! **** There’s only a few sessions left at this sale price!!

BUY ONE SESSION AND GET ONE FREE!!

SOLD OUT! 

All images are by Monica Roberts Photography | Please do not copy or print any images from this blog post. For questions, please email Monica at info@monicarphotography.com or use the contact form.

All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.  Sessions must be booked within one year from the time of purchase. Sessions must take place in 2018!

 

 

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MADDIE AND DAVID’S DREAMY RANCH ENGAGEMENT SESSION IN SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

Maddie and David

Couple Kissing in an open field with tall grass

Dreamy Ranch Engagement Session

Y’all… meet Maddie and David! After dating for almost 3 years .. David asked Maddie to be his forever and ever 🙂 and of course… she said YES! David proposed to Maddie at white rock lake in Dallas. He surprised her with a picnic in the park with snacks and wine! Seriously, how cute is that?!! They spent the rest of the evening celebrating with a surprise (A surprise for Maddie) engagement dinner party! I loved the connection these 2 have with each other. They were both so much fun!

The Session

Let’s talk locations… because I think its so important to pick a location that fits who y’all are. Maddie and David wanted an open field style– and I have a few locations that I love to use! In the end we picked this beautiful park that had so many options… and this location is quickly becoming one of my favorite! This location was a perfect fit for Maddie and David!

Here are a few of my favorite images from their engagement session

field of flowers + Texas golden sun + Maddie and David = <3 <3 lots and lots of LOVE

Maddie… you are gorgeous!!

Seriously… these 2 were amazing to work with!!

I love Maddie’s engagement ring… and love that its yellow gold! 
I have way too many favorite images from this engagement session! Congratulations to Maddie + David on their engagement! I am so excited for their upcoming wedding and cannot wait to capture it all!!  Thank you for trusting me with documenting one of the most important days of your life (and the little in-betweens along the way)

All images are by Monica Roberts Photography | Please do not copy or print any images from this blog post. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

I am now booking fall 2017 weddings ( I have VERY limited dates left for 2017) and 2018 weddings! For information on wedding packages and pricing, please use the contact me form above or send an email to info@monicarphotography.com

Timeless Navy, White and Grey Wedding | The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch

Groom dipping Bride at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.com

The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX

This beautiful Texas Hill Country wedding venue is quickly becoming one of my favorite wedding venues! I love that couples have the option to use the indoor venue, outdoors and the open air venue. This location is so peaceful and romantic.

I loved the soft romantic tones of this wedding… this wedding had a romantic + classic + timeless feel. I loved that Jessica added hints of Navy to the decor to add that little pop of color.

Here are a few of my favorite images…..

Outdoor Wedding Reception details at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.comWedding cake and details at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.comOutdoor wedding reception details at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.comWedding Table Details at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.com

the rings.
Wedding Ring Details at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.comWedding Ring Details at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.com

Bridals before the first look. Jessica… you are a gorgeous bride!
Bride with Veil over her face holding her wedding bouquet at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.com

Jessica’s + Jessica’s wedding dress is complete perfection!
Bride looking over her shoulder with back of dress details at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.com

The First Look

Parker getting ready for his first look—- and checking out his beautiful bride! Groom getting ready for his first look with bride at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.comBride and Groom smiling under brides veil at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.comBride and groom smiling at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.com

After Jessica and Parker’s engagement session… I just knew this wedding was going to be fun! These two have been a blast to work with! Thank you for trusting me to capture these precious memories! Bride and Groom kissing under a tree at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.comGroom kissing bride while bride is looking over her shoulder at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.comGroom dipping his bride at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.com

The Ceremony Bride and Groom saying I DO at sunset at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.comBride and Groom praying during their wedding ceremony at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.comBride and Groom's first kiss at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.com

This is pure JOY and HAPPINESS!!
Bride and Groom just married walking up the aisle at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.comBridal Party cheering on the Bride and Groom for portraits at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.com

Barbie Forester did an amazing job with this flower bouquet!!

Bride holding wedding bouquet at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.com

These two are just so perfect!

Groom kissing Bride at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.comBride and Groom kissing at sunset at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.comBride romantically holding onto her Groom at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.comBride and Groom wrapped into each others arms and kissing at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.com

Floral perfection! Bride and groom smiling while bride holds her flower bouquet at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.combride and groom smiling and kissing at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.com

The Reception

This bridal party was soooooo much fun!!!! Bridal party cheering on the bride and groom at sunset at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.combride and groom cutting the cake at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.com

The last dance will always be my favorite dance! If you’re planning your wedding… make sure to make time in your timeline for the final dance 🙂 You will not regret it!!
bride hugging the groom for the last dance at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.combride and groom kissing for the last dance at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.combride and groom dancing their last dance at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.combride and groom smiling and kissing for their last dance at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.comphoto at night of the open air wedding venue of Hofmann Ranch at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.com

The Sparkler Exitbride and groom kissing for their sparkler exit at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.com

Groom picking up Bride and swinging her around for the sparkler exit at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.comGroom dipping Bride for the sparkler exit at The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch Castroville, TX | San Antonio Wedding Photographer | Monica Roberts Photography | www.monicarphotography.com

Congratulations to Dr. Parker Hurst and his beautiful Mrs. Hurst!! Your wedding was amazing!!!

Jessica + Parkers’s Wedding has also been featured on San Antonio Weddings Magazine! Head over to San Antonio Weddings website to check it out!!!

Vendors:

Venue: The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch | Photo: Monica Roberts Photography | Flowers + Coordinator: Barbie Forester |

All images are by Monica Roberts Photography | Please do not copy or print any images from this blog post. For questions, please contact me.

To inquire or book your wedding with Monica Roberts, please use the contact form above or send an email to info@monicarphotogprahy.com

Romantic Sunset Portraits | Gruene Estate | New Braunfels, TX

Gruene Estate Wedding Venue New Braunfels, TX

This gorgeous wedding venue in New Braunfels, TX has quickly become one of my favorite! From the open air chapel to the rustic reception area… this venue has so much to offer. I was so happy when Kim and Matthew decided to have their wedding portraits taken here! Kim started off with hair and makeup with Stephanie | Vanity Eiland then headed to the venue for “Day after” wedding portraits.

The Session

Day after wedding sessions are the best! Let me tell you why……… you do not have to worry about a timeline– You can take your time getting ready… you can spend the day pampering yourself… and a HUGE plus—- You both will be way more relaxed!! You can end the evening with a nice relaxing dinner out. Plus, who doesn’t want to get back into their wedding dress again?!! On wedding day…there is so much going on. Your day will go by so fast! Trust me…. at the end of the night— you’re going to wonder where the day went.

Here are a few of my favorites for Kim and Matthews session… I love this chapel! Bride and Groom looking at each other in front of an open air chapel at Greune Estate Wedding Venue in New Braunfels, TX
Bride and Groom almost kissing in a field at Greune Estate Wedding Venue in New Braunfels, TX
Bride and Groom standing forehead to forehead in a field at Greune Estate Wedding Venue in New Braunfels, TXBride and Groom praying together with sun flare in a field at Greune Estate Wedding Venue in New Braunfels, TX

We decided to take a moment and reflect… and I think it turned out perfectly.
Brie and Groom reflecting on marriage with sun flare at Greune Estate Wedding Venue in New Braunfels, TX
Groom smiling at his bride in a field at Greune Estate Wedding Venue in New Braunfels, TX
Bride giggling with her groom in a field at Greune Estate Wedding Venue in New Braunfels, TX
Bride and Groom smiling at each other while forehead to forehead in a field at Greune Estate Wedding Venue in New Braunfels, TX
Bride and Groom laughing while kissing at Greune Estate Wedding Venue in New Braunfels, TX

loving this sun flare… and of course this sweet laughter. Bride laughing with her groom during sunset in a field at Greune Estate Wedding Venue in New Braunfels, TX

I love Kim’s Augusta Jones Wedding dress! Kim picked up this amazing dress at Kleinfeld’s in New York City.
Bride and Groom standing showing off the back of the brides augusta jones dress in a field at Greune Estate Wedding Venue in New Braunfels, TX

I seriously have way too many favorites from this session! Congratulation to Matthew and Kim! I can’t wait to see these two again!

To book your 2018 wedding with Monica Roberts, please use the contact form above or send an email to info@monicarphotography.com | I have 2 days left for 2017 weddings!

Please do not copy or print any images from this blog post. For questions, please feel free to contact me.

Vendors: Photo: Monica Roberts | Venue: Gruene Estate | Hair + Makeup: Stephanie with Vanity Eiland | Dress: Augusta Jones | Suit: Men’s Warehouse

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