Adorable First Communion Photos | Austin and Round Rock Photographer

First Communion portrait sessions are one of the most adorable things I photograph!

These kids meet me up at their church, dressed in their beautiful white dresses for girls and suits for boys. They are so excited to have their upcoming First Communion at church! I get big smiles and reverent portraits all in one portrait session! It always brings a smile to my face!

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I had the opportunity to photograph second graders at St. John Neuman Catholic Church in Austin and St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Round Rock this year. Both Catholic churches are gorgeous inside and out.

Parents know to document these milestones for your children, but some times with the hustle and bustle of life, we tend to forget or put it off to the last minute.

Don’t let that happen!

The beauty of these photos is they were all taken before the day of First Communion, so the families and children didn’t feel rushed or pressured to get everything done on the same day. I could capture the excitement on their faces when they were telling me what they were looking forward to the most on their First Communion day. And most of the children brought their rosaries to their portrait sessions to include in their portraits!

Check out these beautiful First Communion portrait sessions!

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Family and Senior Photo Session | Round Rock, TX

School is almost out for the summer!  And honestly, it can't come fast enough.  As a mom, I'm done making lunches, making sure homework gets done, waking children up in the morning, etc.  I'm ready for a slightly less hectic schedule.

Check with me in the middle of June and I'll probably be ready to send the kids back! :)

I had the pleasure of photographing this family, who happens to have a senior at Round Rock High School this year.  They were a fun family to photograph.  The boys were all making each other laugh.  And Mom and Dad had no problem acting a little silly.  All-in-all, it was one of those photography sessions I won't forget any time soon.

Family Photo Session | Round Rock, TX

Three boys, two dogs, and parents... I got this!

This family was a pleasure to photograph!  We ended up with a gorgeous, warm November day.  All three boys had unique personalities that really came out when I started photographing them.  The two dogs were unbelievable lovable.  And the dogs even smiled for the camera!  And both of these parents rocked it out with their kids.  I had a lot of fun shooting this family photo session in Round Rock!

And don't be afraid to have your family photos taken with your family pets.  They are always welcome because they are part of your family!

Family Mini Photo Session | Pflugerville, TX

I shot this family at Lake Pflugerville during Golden Hour.  Golden Hour is a term used by photographers to indicate the last hour of sunlight in the day.  As a photographer, it is my absolute favorite time to photograph anybody.  The sun is a beautiful golden color, the sky turns all these beautiful colors, and I can get a little more creative with the light.

Check out this beautiful family mini photo session!

Mom and Son Mini-Session | Round Rock, TX

I had the pleasure of photographing to cutest little boy and his mom a couple of weeks ago.  He was so curious and adventurous!

And even though high noon with harsh sun light on a completely cloudless day is not 'ideal' photography light, I completely embraced it and had an amazing mid-day photo session in Round Rock!  With a gorgeous Mom and cute little boy, who wouldn't want to rock their photo shoot?!

Enjoy this cute Fall Mini-session!