where i’ve been

Over the last month or so, I’ve been writing and rewriting this post in my head. It’s been a struggle toView full post »

Growing Family – Katy Houston Texas Family Maternity Photographer

This family is one of my favorites to shoot. I have enjoyed seeing them grow from a married couple awaiting theirView full post »

little moments | Katy Houston Texas Baby Photographer

Babies grow up fast. It seems especially true in the first year. With my firstborn, I remember having the luxury ofView full post »

born with wings | katy houston baby photographer

You were born with potential. You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You wereView full post »

hello? Is there anybody out there?

Okay, I realize it’s been a loooong time since I posted to the blog. Is anyone still following me?? I hope soView full post »

Happy 1st Birthday Mateo | Katy Houston Texas Lifestyle Photographer

I’ve had the pleasure of knowing this family for over a year and little Mateo & I share the same birthday.View full post »

self portrait times twelve | september | katy houston texas maternity photographer

They are SO excited to meet this baby girl and ask every day if today is the day she comes out. Please follow ourView full post »

self portrait times twelve | august | katy houston texas maternity photographer

I am late with this post, but it’s still August, so I am counting it towards August. So far I have not missed aView full post »

Happy 2nd Birthday Maxwell | Katy Houston Texas Child Photographer

One of my favorite things is repeat clients. I’ve been taking this handsome little guy’s pictures since heView full post »

Welcome to the World Logan | Katy Houston Texas Newborn Hospital Photographer

Since I’ve been on maternity leave, I’ve been putting a lot of thought into my pricing and the servicesView full post »

Happy 2nd Birthday Ian | Katy Houston Texas Child Photographer

I’ve been on maternity leave most of the summer, but when Ian’s mom contacted me about a session, IView full post »

Personal Projects | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

I recently went through my attempts at a 365 Project, all of which I failed to complete. Although I did not finishView full post »

Simply Me | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

Although I am on maternity leave, I have been working hard on combining the separate branch of my business (Love &View full post »

Self Portrait Times Twelve | July | Katy Houston TX Photographer

25 weeks down, 15 to go. Please follow our circle to see what the others have in store this month. All you have to doView full post »

Self Portrait Times Twelve | June | Katy Houston TX Photographer

What an exciting month we have had! My husband and I celebrated our 13 year wedding anniversary and we found out thatView full post »

The Mulligan Family | Katy Houston Texas Family Photographer

It was so good to see this sweet family again.  I can’t believe it’s been 8 months since their little guyView full post »

The Bishop Smyk Family | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

When this mom of 5 contacted me for a family session, I have to admit that I was a little nervous.  I do not usuallyView full post »

Every Princess Needs a Crown

After seeing several tutorials on Pinterest, I finally decided to give it a whirl. It was a fun and easy project to doView full post »

Happy 2nd Birthday Alessandra | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

This session is extra special to me because I’ve had the opportunity to watch her grow from a tiny newborn into aView full post »

Bristyl | Day 7 | Katy Houston Texas Newborn Photographer

I hope you still feel small When you stand beside the ocean Whenever one door closes, I hope one more opens Promise meView full post »

Self Portrait Times Twelve | April | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

Last month I promised a surprise, so here it is. I am 3+ months pregnant and already showing! Now that I amView full post »

Spring Arose | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

And Spring arose on the garden fair, Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere; And each flower and herb on Earth’sView full post »

Happy 6th Birthday My Little Sweetheart

My son is my first born.  When he came into our lives, we were changed forever.  I never knew I could love someone soView full post »

Love is My Religion

I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion ~ I have shudder’d at it. I shudder noView full post »

Self Portrait Times Twelve | March | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

I can’t believe it’s already month 3 of the self portrait project I started with a group of friends. MarchView full post »

Self Portrait Times Twelve | February | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

It’s time once again for the self portrait project I started with a group of friends.  I have to tell you thatView full post »

Abriella | 7 weeks | Katy Houston Texas Newborn Photographer

“A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, a golden thread to the meaning of life.” *View full post »

Cinemagraph | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

Cinemagraphs are still photographs in which a minor and repeated movement occurs. * Wiki Several month ago, I cameView full post »

Simply the Essentials : How to get your DSLR out of Auto

These classes are geared towards moms & dads who want to take better pictures of their kids * no business will beView full post »

Self Portrait Times Twelve | January | Katy Houton Texas Photographer

A new year. A new personal project. This one will likely be the most challenging I’ve ever done. Since I amView full post »

The Tiny Sparrow Foundation | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

“I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot doView full post »

Heart Bokeh | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

I had a little fun today making some heart bokeh. I am officially done Christmas shopping and a little worried that IView full post »

Grace | Katy Houston Texas Newborn Photographer

Isn’t she lovely Isn’t she wonderful Isn’t she precious Less than one minute old I never thoughtView full post »

Time | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

Time. They’ve grown so much since last year. We are a group of 15 photographers from the Bloom Forum, who haveView full post »

Flowers | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

Earth laughs in flowers. -Ralph Waldo EmersonView full post »

SOOC | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

SOOC – Straight Out Of Camera  This week I decided take an old newborn image and show a before and after.  I usedView full post »

Laughter | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

We are a group of 15 photographers from the Bloom Forum, who have embarked on a 52 week project together.  EveryView full post »

The Thompson Family | Katy Houston Texas Family Photographer

I love, love, love repeat clients – it’s one of my favorite things about being a photographer.  RememberView full post »

Big | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

This week’s theme is “big” and this handsome little man is such a sweet BIG brother. This month, IView full post »

Color Collage | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

 Hunting for different hues and textures for a chosen color is a lot of fun.  We are a group of 15 photographers fromView full post »

Perspective | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

My “perspective” this week is through my Holga camera on Fuji 400h film. We are a group of 15View full post »

Mateo | Katy Houston Texas Newborn Photographer

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.” ― Dr. Seuss, Horton Hears a Who!View full post »

Machinery | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

Egg Puffy Muffins Inspired by ilovefetacheese.com (a fitness blog I follow) 3 whole eggs, I used organic free rangeView full post »

Stack or Pile | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

We are a group of 15 photographers from the Bloom Forum, who have embarked on a 52 week project together.  EveryView full post »

Happy 1st Birthday Maxwell | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

I can’t believe it’s already been a year since I met this sweet little man.  He holds the title for theView full post »

On a Road | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

I took liberty with today’s theme. This image was taken in my favorite field which is right next to a road.  NotView full post »

Structures | Bloom 52 | Katy Texas Photgrapher

While my family was on vacation last week, we stumbled upon this area of the beach that had hundreds of rocks that hadView full post »

Pierson | Day 11 | Katy Houston Texas Newborn Photographer

You might recognize this gorgeous family from a couple of blog posts last year. They invited me to take their maternityView full post »

Owen | Day 6 | Katy Houston Texas Newborn Photographer

They share the same last name and the same color eyes, But they fight like tigers over one ol’ red bike. AndView full post »

Happy 1st Birthday Ian | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

One of my favorite things about being a photographer is getting to witness the joy of first time parents.  It isView full post »

Motion | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

We are a group of 15 photographers from the Bloom Forum, who have embarked on a 52 week project together.  Every SundayView full post »

Water | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

I love my iPhone 4. With it’s 5 megapixel camera and plenty of fun apps, it makes taking daily pictures toView full post »

Flare | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

We are a group of 15 photographers from the Bloom Forum, who have embarked on a 52 week project together.  EveryView full post »

Independence | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

Miss Independent. She can do it all by herself and she doesn’t need any help, because she’s a BIG girlView full post »

For the Love of Pinterest | Katy Houston Texas Newborn Photographer

Are you pinning?  I am just a tiny bit addicted to Pinterest.  Pinterest is a virtual pin board where you canView full post »

Film Is Not Dead | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

If you aren’t a part of the photography world, you might not know that there is a large number of photographersView full post »

Flowers | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

We are a group of 15 photographers from the Bloom Forum, who have embarked on a 52 week projectView full post »

Mia | Day 6 | Katy Houston Texas Newborn Photographer

Hush a bye my baby soft and new Oooh, loveliness, gypsy dance in the rain Hush a bye my baby what you do Oooh, the babyView full post »

Butterflies & Ice Cream

Butterfly Dress by Jeanie Grace BoutiqueView full post »

Sleeping | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

I’ve been taking Stacey Woods’ lifestyle photography workshop over at the Bloom Forum.  They have the BESTView full post »

Matilda Jane Portrait Party | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

Every season, the fabulous Cathy Noble & I team up to host a Matilda Jane Clothing trunk show.  After everyone hasView full post »

Texture | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Newborn Photographer

Is there anything softer than newborn skin? I don’t think so. We are a group of 15 photographers from the BloomView full post »

Brennan | Day 19 | Katy Houston Texas Newborn Photographer

Now go to sleep you little child of mine I wish I had the beauty you hold inside Now go to sleep you little boy ofView full post »

Fresh/Crisp | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Photographer

This week I was confused on our group’s theme. I skipped fresh/crisp and did the next week’s theme. IView full post »

Joy | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

I’ll be honest, I was unsure I wanted to have a girl.  I have always envisioned myself as a mother of boys, soView full post »

Paper | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

I am taking Angie Warren’s Fly workshop and part of our assignment is to keep a personal journal.  I chose aView full post »

Grow | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

My girl’s best friend.  They have known each other since they were born. My hope is that they grow up togetherView full post »

Awaiting Mia | Katy Houston Texas Maternity Photographer

“A mother’s joy begins when new life is stirring inside… when a tiny heartbeat is heard for the very first time, and aView full post »

Reflection | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

I am going to admit that I didn’t put my all into this week’s theme.  I had a lot of different ideas, but IView full post »

Focus,Depth of Field, Bokeh | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Phototgrapher

There are many different types and examples of focus/dof/bokeh. For any of  you who don’t speakView full post »

Hands | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

My littles, holding hands on the way into the movie theatre. We are a group of 15 photographers from the Bloom Forum,View full post »

Caleb | Day 10 | Katy Houston Texas Newborn Photographer

My wish, for you, is that this life becomes all that you want it to, your dreams stay big, your worries stay small, YouView full post »

Morning | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

My morning starts out with a cup of coffee, which I usually drink from a mug. This morning everyone slept in, so IView full post »

Old | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

My old teddy bear, from when I was a child, sits up in a closet at my parents house.  Just to clarify, I am not callingView full post »

Drake | Week 8 | Katy Houston Newborn Baby Photographer

Close your eyes, Have no fear, The monsters gone, He’s on the run and your daddy’sView full post »

Connection or Embrace | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Photographer

My kids are lucky that both their sets of grandparents live in the same city as we do. We are a group of 15View full post »

Something Hot or Cold | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Photographer

Crawfish (or crayfish) resemble tiny lobsters and are a freshwater shellfish that are considered a Louisiana delicacy.View full post »

Please Help Me Choose | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

I was one of 50 photographers selected, out of 1000+ applicants, to participate in Matilda Jane Clothing‘s PhotoView full post »

Black & White | Bloom 52 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

This is how she looks when she throws a fit, she puts her hands by her side and stands straight up.  Her favoriteView full post »

Braylen | Day 14 | Katy Houston Texas Newborn Photographer

“A daughter is a bundle of firsts that excite and delight, giggles that come from deep inside and are alwaysView full post »

Together| Bloom 52 Week Journey | Katy Texas Photographer

“I don’t believe an accident of birth makes people sisters or brothers. It makes them siblings, gives them mutualityView full post »

In the Home | Bloom 52 Week Journey | Katy Photographer

We are a group of 15 photographers who have embarked on a 52 week project together.  Every Sunday for the next 52View full post »

Vintage | Bloom 52 Week Journey | Katy Texas Photographer

We are a group of 15 photographers who have embarked on a 52 week project together.  Every Sunday for the next 52View full post »

Shelby | Day 5 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

“A daughter is one of the most beautiful gifts this world has to give.” ~ Laurel AthertonView full post »

Little | Bloom 52 Week Journey | Katy Texas Photographer

We are a group of 15 photographers who have embarked on a 52 week project together.  Every Sunday for the next 52View full post »

Benjamin | Day 6 | Katy Houston Newborn Photographer

“The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that nothing else canView full post »

Bloom 52 Week Journey | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

We are a group of 15 photographers who have embarked on a 52 week project together.  Every Sunday for the next 52View full post »

Brynlee | Day 5 | Katy Houston Newborn Photographer

Sugar and spice and all things that are nice That’s what little girls are made of ~ UnknownView full post »

Creative Journey | Week 4 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

week 4 hue . your holiday color story . texture . unlimited.View full post »

Creative Journey | Week 1 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

catching up on week 1 color. brown. texture. unlimited.View full post »

Creative Journey | Week 3 | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

Photographers are always looking to the things around them for inspiration & beauty, but there is a certain time ofView full post »

2011 Referral Program | Katy Houston Texas Newborn Photographer

Introducing the BEST referral program out there! the fine print: *referral credit is earned for each newborn clientView full post »

Happy 1st Birthday Maya | Katy Houston Baby Photographer

My, how much she has grown since I took this photo! Happy 1st birthday Maya! You are such sweetness!View full post »

A Great Joy Is Coming | Houston Katy Maternity Photographer

“A mother’s joy begins when new life is stirring inside… when a tiny heartbeat is heard for the veryView full post »

Sisters | Mini-Session | Katy Houston Custom Portrait Photographer

“Having a sister is like having a best friend you can’t get rid of.  You know whatever you do,View full post »

The Eyes of a Child | Mini-Session | Katy Houston Texas Photographer

In the eyes of a child there is joy, there is laughter There is hope, there is trust, a chance to shape the future ~View full post »

My Little Bunny

She brings such sweetness to our lives.View full post »

Holiday Mini-Session Details | Katy Houston Custom Photographer

I can’t believe it’s already October 6th!  I am sorry it took me so long to release the details of theView full post »

A Birth Story | Katy Custom Birth Photographer

“Birth is an experience that demonstrates that life is not merely function and utility, but form andView full post »

Maxwell | Day 6 | Katy Houston Newborn Photographer

“You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. If you treat them like sons, they turn out to be heroes, even ifView full post »

Ian | Day 5 | Katy Houston Custom Newborn Photographer

Before you were conceived I wanted you Before you were born I loved you Before you were here an hour I would die forView full post »

Happy 1st Birthday William | Katy Houston Baby Photographer

“Tall oaks from little acorns grow.” — David EverettView full post »

And The Winners Are… | Katy Custom Photographer

Grand Prize of a session of her choice is Meredith Bass! Congratulations! Please email me so we can set up yourView full post »

Changes & Branching Out | Katy Houston Photographer

As you might know,  I specialize in Newborn Photography.  There is something so special about being there in thoseView full post »

Anticipation of You | Katy Houston Maternity Photographer

“A mother’s joy begins when new life is stirring inside… when a tiny heartbeat is heard for the veryView full post »

Exciting Things are COMING SOON! | Katy Houston Photographer

Exciting, new changes are in the works for Christina Anglum Photography.   I’ll announce the big news thisView full post »

Daisy Dots Boutique | A Few of My Favorite Things

Check out these adorable accessories from Margaret of Daisy Dots Boutique.  Everything is beautiful and such amazingView full post »

Saylor | 10 months | Mini Session Q & A

Where did you come from, baby dear? Out of the everywhere into here. Where did you get your eyes so blue? Out of theView full post »

my girl is almost 2 | Katy Custom Photographer

I can’t believe that in 2 weeks, my girl will be turning 2 years old.  She is such such a happy, sweet, smart,View full post »

Matilda Jane Portrait Party Take 2 | Katy Photographer

After our last MJ Mini-Session was rained out, Cathy & I were excited to see the sun come out from behind theView full post »

Happy 1st Birthday Braylon | Katy Custom Baby Photographer

“You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons.  And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to beView full post »

Piper | Day 8 | Katy Houston Custom Newborn Photographer

“A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise ofView full post »

Matilda Jane Portrait Party, Take 1 | Katy Photographer

The fabulous Cathy Noble & I teamed up once again to host a Matilda Jane trunk show and planned a special event, asView full post »

Julia | 6 months old | Katy Custom Baby Photographer

“May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day. May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.View full post »

My Girl |Katy Custom Baby Photographer

“A baby girl…one of the most beautiful miracles in life, one of the greatest joys we can ever know, andView full post »

Lily | Day 9 | Katy Newborn Photographer

“A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares allView full post »

Alessandra | Day 14 | Katy Newborn Photographer

“Babies touch the world with love.” ~ UnknownView full post »

Mini-Sessions | Katy Baby Photographer

Mini-sessions are here!  Choose from a session at your home or on location.  Newborn sessions are notView full post »

Happy 4th Birthday My Little Sweetheart | Katy Custom Photographer

Four years ago today our lives changed when a sweet little boy we called baby James was born. I look back on the lastView full post »

Are You With the Band? | Matilda Jane Portrait Party

Wanna be included in an exclusive opportunity to be a part of our Matilda Jane Portrait Party!? This is a one timeView full post »

Maya | 11 weeks old | Katy Custom Baby Photographer

Can you believe I have been friends with Maya’s mommy since kindergarten?  Today we had fun catching up, whilstView full post »

Everett | Day 7 | Katy Custom Newborn Photographer

“If one feels the need of something grand, something infinite, something that makes one feel aware of God, oneView full post »

Newborn Casting Call 2010 | The Details | Katy Custom Newborn Photographer

For the months of February, March & April, casting call will be open to twin(any gender) and girl newborn models.View full post »

Day 4 | Project 365 | Katy Custom Photographer

“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever. ItView full post »

Project 365 | Katy Custom Photographer

Project 365 is simply taking a photo a day for a year.  Beginning January 1, 2010 you can follow my Project 365 atView full post »

Good-bye 2009, Hello 2010 | Katy Custom Photographer

I hope that everyone has had a safe & happy holiday season. I wanted to thank all of my wonderful clients, fans,View full post »

Little Miracle Baby “C” | Day 7 | Katy Custom Newborn Photographer

“Birth is the sudden opening of a window, through which you look out upon a stupendous prospect. For what has happened?View full post »

The “L” Family | Katy Custom Child Photographer

“Somehow destiny comes into play.  These children end up with you and you end up with them.  It’s somethingView full post »

Photo Love | Matilda Jane Clothing | Katy Custom Photographer

First I want to thank everyone who submitted an entry for the casting call I held last week.  Read about it here.   IView full post »

Thank You, My Friend | Glimpse Of Soul Photography by Eliza

all images in this post are courtesy Glimpse of Soul Photography A Simple Thank You, My Friend ~ Warmhrt Into the dimView full post »

A Few of My Favorite Things | Stella McCartney for GapKids

The Gap recently release a line designed by Stella McCartney for Gap Kids and Baby Gap.  The collection is fabulousView full post »

The “S” Family |Operation Love Reunited | Katy Custom Family Photographer

It was an honor to meet the “S” family. They are patiently awaiting the return of a soldier, who isView full post »

Sweet Baby J – Day 4 | Katy Custom Newborn Photographer

“Bless you, my darling, and remember you are always in the heart – oh tucked so close there is no chance ofView full post »

Happy Halloween!

I hope everyone has a happy & safe Halloween!View full post »

Little Miracle | Katy Custom Maternity Photographer

“Everyday holds the possibility of a miracle.” ~ Elizabeth DavidView full post »

Anticipation | Katy Custom Maternity Photographer

“Life is always a rich and steady time when you are waiting for something to happen or to hatch.” -E.B.View full post »

Sweet Baby H | 8 weeks old | Katy Custom Baby Photographer

“Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero.” — Marc BrownView full post »

Sweet Baby C ~ Day 5

“You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons.  And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to beView full post »

The G Family

While the direction of Christina Anglum Photography is still focused on Newborns, when my dear friends asked me to doView full post »