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Katie: A Southern Bridal Portrait Session in an Industrial Studio Space
Photos By Smith House Photography
By Lauren Kathryn on Dec 5, 2016 at 3:00 am in Vintage and Urban
Before Texan belle Katie Borges tied the knot with her life’s great love this past summer in her home state, she met up with local photographers Ryan and Becki Smith at The Houston Studio to don her full trousseau for a bridal portrait session—a Southern nuptial tradition.
“She chose one of our favorite studios for the setting,” says Becki, who is drawn to the warehouse space’s century-old brick walls, unvarnished wood floors, and original industrial windows, which keep the room awash in natural light. “When Katie pulled her dress out of its garment bag, I realized just how perfect the studio was as a backdrop,” Becki adds.
The blushing bride’s sleeved ivory gown came across as classically vintage with a modern twist, and the delicacy of its intricate lace was beautifully juxtaposed against the interior’s remnantal concrete and timeworn architectural elements.
“But the best part of the dress was its twirl factor,” Becki says. “A sneak peek at the camera display brought tears to the eyes of Katie’s mother, who had come to help her daughter get ready for the shoot. Katie’s dress spinning around her as she twirled in the studio took her mom back to the days when her little girl danced growing up.”
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Photography > smith house photography
Location > the houston studio
Bride’s Dress > Le Rêve Bridal Couture
Hair > pink palette artists
Makeup > pink palette artists
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What's Being Said
Priscilla and Dale De Vine, Dec 7, 2016 at 5:12 pm
Photos are outstanding and you are BEAUTIFUL. And, we enjoyed being in attendance at your wedding. Matthew is one lucky guy.
MARY SILVER, Dec 7, 2016 at 1:38 pm
THANK YOU FOR THE BEAUTIFUL ARTICLE ON KATIE BORGES, NOW KATIE SILVER.
SHE IS AS MUCH BEAUTIFUL IN THE INSIDE AS SHE IS ON THE OUTSIDE.
THE BEST DAUGHTER IN LAW ONE CAN HAVE.
MRS. MARK SILVER
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