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New Year’s Eve wedding are always fun and the party goes on all night long.

There’s something about New Year’s eve night that is magical in its own way. But when you are also celebrating someone’s wedding it becomes more than just counting down till midnight. About celebrating a new life together and it feels like the party never ends. The celebration goes on the cheers and good wishes fill the air and not only for the bride and groom for everybody happiness, love, it doesn’t feel like goodbye it feels more of a hello.

As we celebrated the new year and welcoming Stacy and Justin to a new beginning and 2018 snow fell from the sky as if they were being blessed. Not everyone gets to have a snow exit. The magical moments just kept happening for these two.  

 

 

 

Behind the Scenes 

I Arrived in Austin a day early and I was hoping for good weather for the wedding day. As wedding day approached I was happy it wasn’t going to rain but there was a high possibility that it would snow. The day prior to the wedding it was overcast all day and 38° was the high. Wedding day that I was 35° with Wind gust making it feel like it was 30°. Still very overcast. So Plan B sprung into action. Trying to get as many outdoor location shots as possible. We had to move inside. The coordinators at Memory Lane did a beautiful job setting up the ceremony site. Adding twinkly lights to the inside of the venue and having drapery fabrics. That would’ve been at the arbor outside. The aisle was covered with white rose petals and candles. Setting the scene for a very romantic ceremony. All the table toppers were New Year’s eve themed with clock set for midnight. The room sparkled with silver and accents of plum purple.

 
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BLUSH GOLD ROMANTIC WEDDING

Venue: The Addison Grove

Caterer: Slab BBQ & Beer LLC.

DJ: Austin Classic DJ

Cake: Central Market Westgate Bakery

Flowers: HEB

Wedding Dress: Alexia Gavela Bridal

Coordinator: Love gush events

Hair: Special Day Beauty

Makeup: Molle Makeup

Rentals: Whim Hospitality & Bee Lavish Rentals

Photography by Brubaker Portraits

 

 

 

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Making it on the cover http://www.brubakerportraits.com/blog/2017/4/making-it-on-the-cover I are so excited to be on the cover of the Texas wedding guide magazine. This issue was their very first issue as a 8.5x11 full-size magazine, and it's their 30th anniversary helping brides find vendors for their dream wedding. 

Being on the cover has been a long time goal of mine ever since I started Photography. Even though I've been published in multiple magazines, there's no feeling like getting the phone call saying that one of your photos was selected to go on the cover. Eeeek! Excitement, heart racing, tears.  The first two people I called when I found out were my grandmother, who introduced me to the world of for photography, and my mom, who has always been supportive no matter what emotional state I was in, and who always pinned all of my art to the refrigerator. Mom is going to need some strong magnets to put the magazine on the refrigerator! 

Every time I send my work to others for magazine content I hold my breath when I get a copy in the mail wondering what photos were selected, and where they lie within the magazine. Did they pick my top favorites? The tension of waiting can sometimes be unbearable! Yet I find myself are resubmitting every time. 

So happy!

 

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Engagement Portraits Session Image at Your Wedding!

Your Happily Ever After Has Begun

Congratulations on planning your future together! Your wedding day will be full of perfect
moments and a thousand memorable details. Don’t leave those memories behind; start
a beautiful collection of custom art that tells your story and lasts a lifetime. Show your
unique personality as a couple and surround yourselves with memories of your special day.

11x14 wall portrait at gift table

A Family Heirloom That Starts With You

Your wedding album tells your unique love story in the most beautiful way possible. Savor every
emotion, from the groom’s first glimpse of the bride to the moment you say your I do’s. Capture
each stunning detail of the day in an elegant and timeless album. You’ll always treasure this
collection of memories, sharing the story with loved ones for years to come. With each turn
of the page, you get to experience the sweetest moments all over again, anytime you want.

Premium Album - Engagement 10x8

Tell Your Love Story

Capture a series of perfect moments in a way that’s absolutely stunning. Your
wedding album weaves together your love story through rich imagery and emotion.

Lay-flay Image book

Premium Album - Engagement 8x10 long

 

To Have and to Hold

Thousands of memories from one significant moment in time. Every nuance of
your wedding day, in your hands and with you forever. You really can have it all.

Premium Album - Wedding 5x7Long

 

Premium Album - Wedding 12x12 & 6x6

Premium Album - Wedding 8x8

Embrace The Bliss

Picture your ideal moments at home together as a married couple. Fill your living space to your
heart’s desire with expressions of your favorite moments. Displays of your love greet you each
day and welcome you home. Surround yourselves with what makes you happy, from wall
collages and stunning statement pieces to the nooks, shelves, and perfect little details. Embrace
the true beauty of wedded bliss in your own unique style. It’s your happily ever after, after all.

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Your First Family Photos

Your engagement session is your chance to show the world who you are
as a couple. Beautiful custom art infuses style into your living space.

Wall portraits Engagement 16x20 & 20x40

New Wooden Wall Portrait 20x24

Premium Album - Engagement 7X5 tall

The Beauty of Adaptability

Experience your favorite moments every day, in a big way! A collage is so versatile; it shows
the big picture, bringing your story to life. You can rearrange over time as your story unfolds.

Engagement Wall colltion

Memories to Warm Your Hearts

From statement pieces to the little accents, memories of the day you say ‘I do’ fill your
home with love. Complement your living style with little moments from that day.

Framed Prints 5x5, 5x7w/mat, 8x10 white frame

Matted prints

Matted Print with Box 5x7

Framed 24x40 Wall Portrait

Love is in the Details

Fill your workspace or creative place with love and inspiration. Add fun reminders
of your newlywed status to the little details of your day-to-day work and play.

All The Essentials, All About You

Save the date announcements are a must! There’s no better way to spread the word
of your upcoming wedding date than with custom cards featuring your engagement
images, tailored specifically to your style. After the wedding, show your guests
gratitude with perfectly customized thank you cards. Send friends and family your first
holiday cards as a married couple, all wrapped up with stylish envelopes and labels.

Style That Says It All

Sparkle with foil, stand out with a unique shape. Show the world who you are with
cards that perfectly complement your images and reflect your style as a couple.

Let The Celebration Begin!

Engagement images bring expressions of your unique personalities into
your wedding decor, making unforgettable moments for your guests. Display
these images tabletop or mixed in with centerpieces. After the big day, they
make themselves perfectly at home with you in your new life together.

 

A customized wall piece for guests to sign keep their special messages in your
hearts forever. The ultimate wedding keepsake? A sign-in book of your engagement
images for your guests to admire while they declare their best wishes for you.

All the Little Details, One Big Day

Everything about this day is for you. Let your surroundings reflect
that, creating memorable experiences for your guests. Take in each
perfect moment with one another, surrounded by those you love.

Add images all over you recapion with matted 5x5 images

Gifts They’ll Cherish

Your wedding day has special meaning to your loved ones too.
Thank them for everything they’ve done with personalized photo
products that last a lifetime and remind them of your wedding day.

 

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Picture Perfect Moments Last Forever

Start your new life together surrounded by those defining moments that take
your breath away. Your perfect photo memories, preserved in exceptional quality,
offer a lifetime of happiness and joy. Don’t let your best moments get left on a
drive or in a drawer; enjoy them immediately and experience them every day.
Investing in your own custom art is a decision you’ll always be grateful you made.

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Contact us for a price list and book your session

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Come and be merry at Chateau on the Creek Dec. 14th at 5:30pm-7pm

We will be having day of special you will not want to miss!

 

WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN US Chateau on the Creek a romantic wedding venue, is nestled in the seclusion of seven picturesque acres in historic Round Rock. Enter into the tranquility that only the Texas hill country can provide. Begin your life together with your ceremony in the gazebo under the canopy of century old oaks. Then you and your guests will stroll on the lawn in the serene ambiance created by bordering creeks as you celebrate this time with those who are special to you.

 

Vendor that will be there:​ ​​Open house​

 

Photography: Brubaker Portraits​ (open house specials)​

Cake: Custom Wedding Cakes by Kathy Hunt

Flowers: Fancy Florals

DJ and More!

 

RSVP in the ADD Comments or Call

Phone: (512) 593-1288

 

Location: Chateau on the Creek, Round Rock, Texas

2601 Sam Bass Rd, Round Rock, Texas 78681

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Will fall has arrived! The perfect time to get engagement session with the colorful leaves.

 

Weekdays:

Thursday Dec 15 at 4-5 pm

Friday Dec 16 at 4-5 pm

Weekends:

Sunday Dec 17 at 8 am, 9 pm, 10am  or 3pm, 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm

Saturday Dec 18 at 8 am-9 pm, 10am or 3pm, 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm

 

 

Contact us to book your engagement session

 Call 512-593-1288 or by email: brubakerportraits@gmail.com

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Holiday Gift List

Surprise loved ones near and far with happy moments and lasting memories.
Custom gifts starring your smiling faces will warm their hearts for years to come.

Ornaments

A classic holiday gift. Metal ornaments are lightweight, double-sided, and finished with a red
satin ribbon. Mini frame ornaments show your photo in the center and are finished with a natural
twine hanger. Ornaments are a wonderful way to commemorate special events from the year.

Mini Books

These miniature books unfold accordion-style to feature images on the front and back. They’re
small enough to take on-the-go in a purse or pocket. The covers are magnetic, so they can also
be displayed on the fridge. They’re a fun mini gift for everyone - the perfect stocking-stuffer!

Framed Photo Print

The perfect holiday gift go-to! A small frame with an easel back looks great on
display anywhere, and will never go out of style. Everyone enjoys receiving a framed
print featuring people they love. It’s a personal gift that will always be cherished.

Modern Metal

A small metal print with an easel back makes a fun display for any shelf, tabletop or
desktop. Metal prints are lightweight and slim, a modern alternative to a framed photo
print. They beautifully feature images that are bright, colorful, dramatic, and fun.

Wood Keepsake Box

Each box has its own natural wood grain pattern. Your favorite image is featured on the
lid, with optional engraving on the reverse side. Slide the lid off to reveal photos inside the
box. A truly one-of-a-kind gift for your loved ones to store their most precious keepsakes.

Multi-Image Frame

A finished product ready to hang on the wall. Display more images in one frame with a
multi-opening mat. You can feature family members individually or tell a story through
a series of images. It’s the grand prize of gifts for parents, in-laws, and grandparents!

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24x36 does not seem so big, it look to be just right!

 

Most Popular Picture Sizes:

5×7" / 6x6"
A 5x7 picture is bast as a table top display or in a wall collage.
 
8×10" / 8.5x11" or 10x10"
This size are often used for table top displays, but are big enough to be used in wall display by it's self.  This size is bast as a gift print to a family member.
 
11x14" /  11x17"
11x14 allows for better wall display and Expands the look dimensions to a hall way or small wall. 
 
16x20"
These dimensions are perfect for mid-sized image. It will take up more space than the other options
 
24x36"
The classic masterpieces portrait size for one subject in the image. It  is use for images that are full body and have an interesting background. 
 
Wall portrait collage
Wall portrait collage or "groping" are a great way to have more of your favorite image from a session.
 
9 - 10x10 or  1 - 20x24", 4 - 11.5x11.5" images

 

 

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Austin Wildflowers Engagement-Shawna & Kenny http://www.brubakerportraits.com/blog/2016/6/austin-wildflowers-engagement-shawna-kenny Shawna and Kenny chooses to have the engagement session in a filed of wildflowers in North Austin TX.  This whimsical engagement session was perfect for the what they are planing for the wedding. Coordinator by Crystal with Love Gush Events.
Shawna & Kenny meet at a friend birthday portrait on 6st and have been together ever since.  They are both realtor here in Austin area. When photography them like they were the only ones in the filed. Their love for one another is so sweet. I could of photographed them all day.
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Open House at Carriage Hills Ranch
Sunday, July 17, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
125 Moore Lane Blanco, Texas 78606


Carriage Hills Ranch- Where Hill Country weddings are our passion. Nestled in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, Blanco Texas is ideal for serene travels to and from the Austin, San Antonio, Fredericksburg and San Marcos area. We offer an unforgettable setting with picturesque views of all the beauty that Central Texas has to offer.


Come enjoy Carriage Hills Ranch beautiful wedding venue that features 10 acres of outdoor and indoor space, in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Also, meet the fabulous vendors who will be participating in our event. We are so excited to have these wonderful professionals at this Open House. All you need for planning your special day will be under one roof, at our venue!

Vanders:
Brubaker Portraits | K&D Carriages | Lovin’ Sugar Cakes | Perfect Events Texas | Kristen Joy Photography
FG Filmhouse | Gilded Petals and A Gilded Affair | Creekside Cookers BBQ Catering | Wedding and Event Warriors
Best Western Plus Blanco Luxury Inn & Suites | Carta Travel Connection | Buggy Barn Museum | Heavenly Gourmet Events by Jackie | Trenda Joy with GGC Productions | Whim Event Rentals | Gypsy Girls Hair Studio

R.S.V.P. on our Facebook page to be entered in a drawing for $500 off any new booking at Carriage Hills Ranch. Valid for 2017 weddings. We look forward to seeing you then! Friends and family members are welcome – it will be so much fun! 

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Open House Party at Chateau on the Creek http://www.brubakerportraits.com/blog/2016/5/open-house-party-at-chateau-on-the-creek Wednesday, May 11 at 5 PM - 7 PM

Chateau on the Creek is a romantic wedding venue, is nestled in the seclusion of seven picturesque acres in historic Round Rock. Enter into the tranquility that only the Texas hill country can provide. Begin your life together with your ceremony in the gazebo under the canopy of century old oaks. Then you and your guests will stroll on the lawn in the serene ambiance created by bordering creeks as you celebrate this time with those who are special to you.

CHATEAU ON THE CREEK
2601 SAM BASS ROAD
ROUND ROCK, TEXAS

Vendor that will be there:

Catering: Chateau on the Creek
Photography: Brubaker Portraits
Cakes: Custom Wedding Cakes by Kathy Hunt
Floral: Fancy Florals
DJ: Best DJ's Texas and More!

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Engagement sessions can be done at any time no matter how long or little time you've been engaged. Engagement sessions usually last an hour to an hour and a half. It's best if you have a location in mind; for instance, like where your first date was, a favorite park, where your fiancé proposed, or just where ever you feel the love. Any of those make a great location for an engagement session, but if you're drawing a blank on where to go Brubaker Portraits has several pre-selected locations. Our locations are the 360 Overlook , Austin Skyline, Austin TX SoCo, Texas Hill Country, and a few different wineries. 

Now if you're asking yourself "why are engagements session so important?" There is two reasons. First is so you get to know your photographer better. The other is so that you could have images of you and your fiancé in a relaxed setting without the hustle and bustle of your wedding.

The photos from the session have a few wonderful options as well. For example, imagine a professional portrait of you and your fiancé on the wall which you can look at for many years from that time before you were married. Adding a 16 x 20 hanging picture in your home or apartment is always nice to have, or to give to your family. Another idea some of our brides have is a fun album made from the engagement session photos, and using it as a guest book at their wedding, engagement party, or just to have on the coffee table to look through. In fact, I've had some of my couples make thank you cards for guests and family after the wedding. 

Finally, don't forget about "Save the Date" cards. These modern type of cards are sent out as early notifications announcing your engagement, with slightly less formal feel than wedding invitation, but all of the important information your guests need, like wedding venue, date, websites or hashtags for your wedding. "Save the Date" cards serve as an extra alert to friends and family.

Below are just a few ideas for you! 

 

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Gorgeous Top Designer Wedding Gowns in N. Austin / Cedar Park, TX. http://www.brubakerportraits.com/blog/2015/12/top-designer-wedding-gowns
 
Every now and then I come across something new and exciting that I can't help but share with you.
 
Recently, I went to an open house at Amour Bridal! They are a new bridal boutique in the northwest Austin area, otherwise known as Cedar Park, offering quality gowns and accessories. 

 

Amour Bridal

601 E. Whitestone Blvd.

Suite 408

Cedar Park, TX 78613

512-596-5683

 

 
Amour Bridal has got it covered with bridesmaids' dresses, flower girl dresses, and tuxedo rentals; so it can be a one stop shop for the bridal party to get everything needed for that special day!
 
Owner Kristen, goes above and beyond giving superior customer service and a great experience while trying on wedding dresses. She is currently carrying several top designers in the industry, with a broad range of styles and price points to suite any bride’s budget. Kristen stocks her shop with designer wedding gowns like David TutaraSophia Tolli, Blue Willow Brides, and Kristina Rossi, just to name a few. 
 
If you have not said "YES TO THE DRESS!" yet, Amour Bridal might just have what you're looking for. 
 
 
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Stephanie and Eric's engagement shoot http://www.brubakerportraits.com/blog/2015/9/stephanie-and-erics-engagement-shoot Bill "my assistant" and I went down to SoCo very early Sunday morning to photograph Stephanie and Eric's engagement session. The sun was just awaking and the neighborhood was rising up and going to the local coffee spot. Joe's Café or more famously known as the "love you so much" wall art.

This was the first time I met Stephanie, though previously we exchanged lots of email. I actually met Eric first. He was so sweet, explaining how hard Stephanie works and how much he appreciates everything she does for him before he signed the contract.

Eric was dressed in his military dress uniform and Stephanie wore a pretty royal blue dress so they matched. Stephanie personalized her outfit with a stunning pair of red pointed to high heels. Stephanie is so happy to marry in October she's like a bottle of champagne overflowing with joy. Being around Stephanie and Eric, there is no doubt about the love and happiness they have for one another.

After we finished photographing in front of the "love you so much” wall art. We worked our way down south Congress, taking a break alongside San Jose hotel. The green vines that cover the wall along the hotel really cast a luscious look to the photographs. 

Our Lady of Guadalupe is where Stephanie and Eric are getting married. Stephanie told me about a photograph in front of the church her family has of her and her parents when she was a child; she wanted to duplicate the image, so we found an opening in the fence and re-created a similar moment.

 
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Congratulations! You’re engaged, now where do you go from here? Bridal expos /  Bridal Extravaganza and open houses are very good ways to find out what you want for your wedding. Both are similar in purpose, though different in size, and are similar in how they are laid out, with many vendors in booths along rows.

 

 
Here are five steps to help you find what you want. 
 
1) Have a plan to move around the expo floor. If you just run around without a plan, it ends up feeling like a lab rat in a maze. You can zigzag in parallel to the vendor rows, starting from the left or right, and plan for breaks to talk over what you’ve found so far.
 
2) Make a priority list of what you need. Lists usually include: venue, photographer, videographer, DJ, dress, food, cake, flowers, limo, and fun entertainment or performances.
 
3) Set a date. Setting a date is hard enough to pick by itself, but what are you going to do if your favorite venue is booked? Have two or three options for dates you would like to get married on and work from there.
Note: The more time spent on the wedding day, the faster vendors book up!
 
4) Book at the show. Most vendors are ready to book your wedding that day. If you're just getting information, let them know and ask for info to take home or have them email it to you. Most brides make address labels with their information on it name ,wedding date, address,  phone number, and email.
 
5) After the show, you have lots of info and brochures to look over, and hopefully you have now whittled down the your choices to three potential vendors per category needed for those you haven’t already booked. Contact the vendors and schedule a meeting with them. It is important during your meeting to let them know your wedding date and your price range. If you’re still not sure about your wedding date, remember to have a two or three date options, and tell the vendor those. Be honest about your price range, but be suspicious of vendors who do not have openly listed and immediately available prices. Nothing is more discouraging to you and your vendor when you find out that your favorite vendor doesn't have your wedding date available or they're out of your price range. 
 
By following these steps you should have a fun experience at a show or open house, and  remember to relax and have fun planning your big day. Let the professionals help you have a fabulous wedding day. 
 

Stop by Brubaker Portraits Both #515  

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 Austin Wedding Guide's    Bridal Extravaganza!  

 

Saturday & Sunday
January 16-17, 2016

12noon- 5pm

Location

 

Palmer Events Center

900 Barton Springs Rd.  Austin, TX 7870

 

 

 
 
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