Mick Burson

Mick Burson

I met Mick over a year ago at Borman Elementary when he was kind enough to come and speak to my Art students and shared what it means to be an artist. He is a man of patience and excellence at what he does, Murals. You might have seen some of his amazing murals around Denton, like the murals on the Scrap, Creative Art Studio, and Denton Camera Exchange. This morning, I was honored to photograph him working on some last details of a mural on the Greater Denton Arts Council building off Bell. The weather was completely different than the day before, so thankfully I had some warm coffee (West Oak Coffee Bar) because it was cold and I wasn’t prepared (Mick offered his spare jacket several times). Enjoy.IMG_0212IMG_0191IMG_0195IMG_0209IMG_0229IMG_0239IMG_0332IMG_0359IMG_0292

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Chris and Susan Sneak Peek Wedding Photos: Lakeside, TX

Chris and Susan

It was a very rainy and windy week leading up to their wedding, but by God’s grace, the rain was gone and the weather was absolutely phenomenal. I pulled up to the barn and there were literally birds chirping in the morning rays. The family was getting all the centerpieces ready for the upcoming celebration in the cool morning with smiles on all their faces. Really friendly people. Susan and Chris were both getting ready, with Chris helping the family out. I was able to chat with Chris, as well as the rest of the family and friends on both sides, and the whole setup was just wonderful and warm hearted. Susan and her daughter were getting ready upstairs in a really cool light blue room upstair in the barn and the whole place just had a lot of cool character that was fun to play around with while taking pictures. The whole day was great and the low key wedding really fit the venue well and the cool, breezy day perfectly. They were both easy to pose and make smile because they loved each other a lot and their daughter, Lily, seemed as if it was just another day of hanging out with her parents, eating awesome cake.

Thank you both for letting me photography your wedding day and enjoy the pics, Chris and Susan.Fun times.

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Brandon and Megan Engagements Sneak Peek (Denton, TX)

Brandon & Megan Engagements


I met Megan a couple of weeks ago at West Oak Coffee Bar (an incredible coffee bar) and we prepared for the engagements at Old Alton Bridge. It went back and forth on wether yesterday was going to be raining or clear, but it ended up being cloudy and moody (great for cool photos). We had a lot of fun taking the engagement pictures at Old Alton Bridge yesterday, and the dogs did great too. Enjoy the pics!

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Loving the Ricoh

Before Christmas, I bought a used Ricoh GR1s (I was feeling the itch to do some film work again). I love it and really enjoy using a point and shoot that has a fixed focal length of 28mm; which forces me to really think about where I’m going to stand and shoot from to get the image I’m wanting. It’s just so fun having such a small camera that actually fits in my pocket. Here are some pics from around the house. Enjoy.

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Jeff and Kathryn’s Sneak Peek Wedding Photographs: Fate, TX

It was wonderful getting the chance to photograph Jeff and Kathryn. I’ve known Jeff for over ten years because he is my parents’ best friend’s son (I had to reread this a couple of times to make sure I typed that correctly). I haven’t met Kathryn before, but when I did I immediately saw how awesome and kind she is. They love each other deeply and both had a lot of fun together, which something I can’t create in editing, it’s just there. This celebration was a lot of fun and the Amenity Center was turned into something very beautiful and romantic and I was blown away at just how creative the families were in decorating. Great job!

Here is a sneak peek of the wedding that was last night. Enjoy and please feel free to comment or contact me. Have a great Sunday!

We love y’all LeGrands






















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Lauren and Don – Denton Engagements – Eastside

Lauren and Don Engagements

Hey met three years ago at a party and crossed paths through friends. They talked a week later and have been having fun together since then. It was wonderful working with both of them today because of how nice they were and just how easy it was for them to make each other laugh. It was a great day! Also, the weather was INCREDIBLE; a huge blessing. Enjoy and always feel free to leave comments. Have a great evening.









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Jones Maternity Shoot-Denton, TX

I’ve known Keli and Derek since college, and it’s been so cool to see them get married and grow as a family. They are incredible people that love Jesus and show that love every time I come in contact with them. I was honored that they let me take their maternity photos. The weather honestly could not have been better. Beautiful family, wonderful. day. Enjoy the pics.









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Jonathan and Sandra Sneak Peek- TWU Little Chapel in the Woods -Denton, TX


Jonathan and Sandra’s Sneak Peek

Jonathan and Sandra had a wonderful wedding today at TWU’s Little Chapel in the Woods. Sandra was so incredibly welcoming the first moment I met her and her family. As they were getting ready, I swept in to get some shots of the guys getting ready and they, too, were friendly and congenial. It was a beautiful wedding in the Chapel and there were tons of smiles during the ceremony. They both handled the cold (Texas cold) weather like pros for some fun photos outside after the ceremony. I honestly don’t think I met an unfriendly guest at the reception and they finished the night off with a bubble exit. Fun times at the Hilton Garden Inn. Thank you both for letting me be a part of your wedding day and I hope the very best for your futures. Enjoy the honeymoon in Las Vegas!!!





















(ready for the honeymoon)


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15 in 2015

This has been a BIG year.

First off, I am so thankful with what God has done this year with this business. I asked a BIG prayer in the Spring, which was “I want 15 weddings, please”. I got 15, but one dropped out in December because of plans changing. So I think that is an answered prayer, but it has been such a blessing with the 14. Also, I’m so thankful to have such a wonderful wife who always supports me in all this. She’s simply amazing!

Secondly, thank you to everyone that let me be a part of your celebration. It is such an honor to be chosen to take pictures of each of your weddings/families/anything. There are a lot of photographers out there, and I am so thankful that each of y’all for choosing me to capture your sweet moments. Thank you so much.

Here are some pics of this year’s fun times. Hope you enjoy and that your year is really blessed and wonderful.

P.S. I’m praying for 30 weddings this year, so get ready!!!



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(Proposal pics of the moment. Check!)

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(So bridals. Check!)


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(Violet’s first haircut)


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(Really nice couple and glad to have gotten a chance to work with them)


(Sweet mom and daughter moment)



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(Engagement shoot in Louisiana swamp. Check!)

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(They are both wonderful people who just exude God’s love and gentleness; and they’re great in front of the camera)


(Our once in a lifetime trip to Israel. So thankful to have had the chance to go)

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(Possibly one of the coolest locations ever. A farm in Oklahoma. Yes, this couple is as cool as they look, really cool.)


(I love all the colors in this exit shot. You both were great!)


(Sweet bride and groom with sweet families. The weather was perfect that day!)


(I was excited to work with them the day I met them in Starbucks over a year ago. They were so fun to work with)




(They are as nice as they look. Awesome couple. Hope y’all are enjoying California)


(So glad we were able to take their wedding photos in Louisiana. The drive was well worth it.)


(All the brides in their family signed this book on their wedding day; earliest was 1963)



If there was one I would use for a magazine…

Denton Wedding Photographer

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(Can’t wait to do their wedding next year)


(Both incredibly sweet and patient)

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(I love the portrait background starring at the audience)


(One of my favorite weddings. It doesn’t need to be large to be grand)


(Photo shoot at an airport, check!)

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(Gabe teared up immediately when he saw Monika)


(He crushed the glass cup in front of them like a pro after the jump)




But the winner is…


not even taken by me.


(photo credit to Maggie Hargave




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