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Image Of The Week 5

February 13, 2020 / Image of the week

Today's Thursday, which means it's time for a picture of the week. I try to give myself a couple of weeks before blogging a wedding to desensitize from the wedding day. As a photographer, you can...

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Wedding at Church of St Michael | Reception at Crystal Ballroom at the Rice

February 12, 2020 / Houston Weddings

Shadow on wall shows clinking of glasses and the couples at The Houstonian during cake cutting - a WPJA award winning images

Image of the week 4

February 7, 2020 / Image of the week

In this week's image of the week, I love shooting indoor weddings. I use available light, working with shadow and light. It's always a rewarding challenge to use whatever light is spilling onto t...

An interesting juxtaposition as the wedded couple practice first dance and chairs are pushed out of the ceremony to the reception ballroom

Image of the week 3 – Juxtapositions

January 30, 2020 / Image of the week

I love winter weddings for their low light. Thankfully, here in south Texas, we have a few weeks of cold weather, sometimes we will get ice and every ten years, maybe some snow. Nevertheless, man...

Couple Debra and Ryan on hotel balcony at Westin Riverwalk Hotel Jewish Wedding Ceremony Reception San Antonio Texas-Philip Thomas Photography

Westin Riverwalk Hotel | Wedding + Reception | Debra + Ryan

January 29, 2020 / Jewish Weddings

Debra and Ryan met in high school, became friends, started dating at UT, and have been together ever since. So, here we are, over ten years after their first date celebrating their wild and magnifice...

Wedding photojournalism - Father of the brides gets emotional The JW Marriott Downtown Houston bride and groom get ready -Philip Thomas Photography

Image of the week 2 – what is wedding photojournalism?

January 23, 2020 / Image of the week

This week's picture of the week features the father of the bride as he sees his daughter for the first time in her wedding dress. Captured at the JW in Houston, I live for moments like these. Wed...

Joyous reaction as bride is surrounded by family and friends

Image of the week 1

January 15, 2020 / Image of the week

First, I'd like to write a very Happy New Year to all my readers of this blog. Today's the day, 15 years ago, I arrived in the U.S.A to join my wife and live in San Antonio, Texas. So, in cel...

Beautiful engaged couple Arsenal Bridge over the San Antonio river kiss

Arsenal Bridge San Antonio | Engagement Session | Andrea + Michael

January 14, 2020 / Engagements

Michael popped the question to Andrea on Arsenal Bridge in San Antonio, so we returned there for their engagement session. The bridge built 90 years ago is impressive and crosses the San Antonio Rive...

The annual San Antonio Weddings Magazine 2020 Cover Contest is now LIVE!

I need your vote! | San Antonio Weddings Magazine 2020 Cover Contest

January 13, 2020 / San Antonio Weddings

I need your help! Please share this post. The annual San Antonio Weddings Magazine 2020 Cover Contest is now LIVE! Visit Please help win this for two of my co...

A favorite clicks of 2019 from my last wedding of the year. Here are two sweethearts, Densil and Stacy that tied the knot two weeks ago. The couple found holes in the fence of the venue and comically, were checking out guests heading toward their cocktail party after the ceremony. LM104330

My favorite wedding images of 2019

December 28, 2019 / Wedding photography

These are my favorite wedding images of 2019, most of these are unposed images and free of photographers' direction, full of emotion pictures that document a couple's story. Every year (see more from...