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Welcome to the peony blog

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Emily and Chris were originally married on a rainy January afternoon in a beautiful Catholic Cathedral. They loved their custom wedding attire so much that they decided to fly out to sunny California for a Kestrel Park newlywed session that ended up being one for the books! Complete with vibrant garden walks, a vintage 1957 […]

Styled Shoot, Uncategorized, Wedding

Vibrant California Newlywed Session

Kestrel Park Newlywed Session California film photographer Peony Photography
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This New Orleans wedding at Longue Vue House and Gardens was a Spring lover’s dream! Equipped with delicious charcuterie boards, beautiful natural flora, a historic venue, a golden sunset, and a jaw-dropping wedding couple, this day could not have possibly been more perfect! Ainsley wore a 3D floral Monique Lhuillier “Lily of the Valley” wedding […]

Wedding

New Orleans Wedding at Longue Vue House and Gardens

longue vue house and gardens wedding peony photography spring monique lhuillier lily of the valley
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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

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 […]

Wedding

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 […]

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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 […]

Advice

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 […]

Wedding

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

Winston-Salem Engagement Session