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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 www.sanantonioweddings.com/photoshootout Please help win this for two of my co...

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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...

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Ingenhuett on High Wedding | Comfort Texas |Densil + Stacy

December 21, 2019 / WEDDING

A handsome couple, Densil and Stacy tied the knot a couple at Ingenhuett on High of weekends ago in Comfort, Texas. I loved working with these two who have known each other for over twenty years...

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Laughter and joy as couple walk away from the wedding ceremony at The Witte Museum

The Witte Museum Wedding + Reception | Kelsey + Dan

December 7, 2019 / Documentary Weddings

Here's a curated set of images from Kelsey and Dan's wedding a few weeks ago at The Witte Museum, San Antonio. I'm so thankful to have met this fantastic couple, and to Peggy Walker, mother of S...

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Couple cross pedestrianized street at the Pearl Market San Antonio engagement shoot

Pearl Farmers Market Engagement Session San Antonio | Debra + Ryan

December 3, 2019 / Engagements

Love this fun engaging couple, Debra and Ryan tie the knot next month. NEXT MONTH! Here are a few of my favorite images from their engagement session last week in and around Pearl Farmers M...

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Last dance at Omni La Mansion Riverwalk hotel in San Antonio Texas shot through the window with curtains drawn

La Mansion Hotel Wedding | San Antonio | Blanca + Walt

November 24, 2019 / San Antonio Weddings

Blanca and Walt's tied the knot at Omni La Mansion Riverwalk hotel in downtown San Antonio, Texas. This refined hotel in a Spanish colonial building is genuinely historical and one of my favorites al...

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