Welcome to the peony blog

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Late Winter/early Spring is our absolute favorite time of year to photograph couples who want a garden engagement session! Florals are starting to bloom, trees are becoming fuller after they have shaken off the winter frost, and the grass isn’t too bright green yet. Most importantly, it’s not too hot outside! Petition to ban photoshoots […]

Engagement Session

March 10, 2022

Garden Engagement Session

Peony Austin Botanical Gardens Engagement Session Lady Bird Wildflower Center LSU
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Linda and Bill had a Fairmont wedding in Austin, Texas with their close family and friends! After meeting through friends a few years back, Bill and Linda became inseparable. We got to witness firsthand how much Bill loves Linda. When she moved, he moved. Linda adores Bill…even despite his corny dad jokes! These two found […]


December 27, 2021

Fairmont Wedding in Austin, Texas

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We’ve all seen those iconic wedding shots from the 1990’s featuring puffed sleeves, awkward poses and forced smiles. If you, like us, want a wedding shoot that feels exactly opposite, you’ll want to hire a fine art film photographer! At Peony Photography, we use minimal but professional equipment to capture the moments from your day […]


November 10, 2021

Why Hire a Fine Art Film Photographer?

il Mercato New Orleans Austin Destination Wedding Photographer Fine Art Film Photography
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Your wedding day is all about you and your partner…period. Some couples love an elaborate event, but others may choose to elope! When you opt for an intimate adventure over a large celebration with friends and family, photographs will be more important than ever. And bonus: you’ll have more resources to allocate to your dream […]


October 29, 2021

5 US Best Cities for Elopements

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We’re diving into a few of our favorite weddings over the years. You know the ones with unique touches and the sweetest clients? With the pandemic steering its ugly head, I figured now would be a good time to reminisce and hope for a bright future (sooner than later amiright?!) Here we have a classic […]


August 17, 2021

New Orleans: Old Ursuline Convent and Marche

Spring Wedding at Old Ursuline Convent
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When Emily Anne booked us, we had only ever spoke on the phone or via email. So when she proposed we fly out to Winston-Salem, NC for their engagement pictures, we jumped on the opportunity to see their city and get to know them! She and Jack popped champagne in the cutest apartment before we […]

Engagement Session

July 2, 2021

Winston-Salem Engagement Session

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New Orleans City Park Engagement Session Spring 2021

Engagement Session

June 24, 2021

Why We Love City Park in New Orleans

Couple wearing white poses outside New Orleans Museum of Art during sunset
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We love looking back on this black and white winter ceremony in Downtown Thibodaux, Louisiana! Lauren and Trent were married at the always elegant St. Joseph Co-Cathedral and The Foundry. We love the Foundry’s exposed brick warehouse wedding feel!! So diverse and unique! This sweet couple had nothing but class as they showed up in […]


July 21, 2020

Elegant Warehouse Wedding: Lauren + Trent

Fun black and white warehouse wedding