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Philip Thomas on location at Menger Hotel, San Antonio

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Discover how ignoring wedding cliches and an unobtrusive approach have defined his authentic documentary wedding style.

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The Bryan Museum Wedding Galveston, Texas | Lacey + Chris tie the knot

August 29, 2020 / Galveston Wedding

Wedding at The Bryan Museum, Galveston. Here's a curated set of images from Lacey and Chris's fun wedding in Galveston, Texas. The couple tied the knot at The Bryan Museum, one of the world's largest...

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Wedding The Grande Ballroom | New Braunfels | Maeve + Tat

August 5, 2020 / Wedding photography

Maeve and Tat tied the knot a couple of weeks ago at The Grand Ballroom, New Braunfels, Texas. The couple first met at Rackspace in San Antonio, Texas. I loved working with this down to earth couple....

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Guest Blog: Awesome Wedding Party Gifts and Favors in All Price Ranges

August 1, 2020 / Guest Blogger

Your wedding day has arrived. The bridesmaids haven’t disappointed, the groomsmen are looking dapper than ever, the flower girls are on cuteness overload, and the rest of the party is just lit up. Yo...

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St Anthony de Padua Catholic Wedding| Prentice + Greg

July 9, 2020 / San Antonio Weddings

Prentice and Greg married at St Anthony de Padua Catholic Church a couple of weeks ago. A few close friends and family were present with a beautiful private home celebration in San Ant...

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Bull District Park Austin Texas Engagement Session | Jackie+Alfred

June 25, 2020 / Austin Engagements

This couple at Bull District Park, Austin! Fantastic session with a beautiful bride to be Jackie and handsome groom to be Alfred from San Antonio, Texas.After plans fell through to photograph at Ench...

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PRINT SALE: For our friend, Reg Campbell

May 27, 2020 / Press

Following three years of battling leukemia, our friend Reginald (Reg) Campbell was laid to rest on Sunday, May 17th. Days after the news of his death, friends and fellow photographers of Reg met and...

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Decisive moment – Image of the week 11 – Philip Thomas

May 9, 2020 / Image of the week

I love what I do for a living. For over 25 years, I've been fascinated with the 'Decisive Moment.' My style of photography is primarily based on this concept and what I look for to tell a story i...

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I love images that look seemingly simple, and yet this shot was challenging to capture. The focus is on Alison, our beautiful bride, and her father during their joyous first dance. But I’m always looking for more, and I love multi-layering my images and tell the story in the most profound way possible. The challenge is to capture these moments in real-time with interactions from the photographer. If I can do this in one shot, then this is a good example. My back was up against the reception wall when capturing these. At first, the flower girls noticed me but eventually placed their attention back toward the subjects.

Layering images – Image of the week 10

April 24, 2020 / Image of the week

This weeks it's all about layering! Stuck inside during COVID-19 lockdown, I thought I would have so much time to shoot mini-projects. But in reality, I've been busier juggling kids, online schoo...

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Spring, Texas Wedding – Home wedding – Ashley + Jacob

April 15, 2020 / Wedding photography

Here we are precisely ten years later, after their first date, Ashley and Jacob tied the knot at a home wedding in Spring, Texas. Together they have experienced much together, including world travel,...

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Image Of The Week 9 -Finding Reflections – Philip Thomas Photography

April 8, 2020 / Image of the week

This week's picture of the week shows the reflection of the couple's first dance through the Skyroom's glass and downtown San Antonio's. What's great about editing images for a couple, like this ...

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