I'm thrilled that you're here!
Brittany is flexible and responsive and so incredibly warm... she captured such special details of our baby and our family.
I don't remember a time where I didn't have a camera in my hand, when good lighting wasn't always on my mind, or bringing joy to people through my photographs didn't make me the happiest. When I have someone in front of my camera, my main goal is to make them feel beautiful, comfortable and most importantly, to achieve the most beautiful images of the ones you love.
Photos by Shalyn Nelson
I always thought it was just me out of my family who loved photography while I was growing up. It wasn't until I was older that both of my grandpa's gave me their first cameras and 8mm video cameras, some of the firsts ever made. I soon realized that possibly my love of still photographs and moving images came from two of the best men I know, my grandpas.
I was raised in the small Texas town of La Grange where we now live. After college, 9 years in Austin and getting married, we couldn't wait to come home.
If you're looking for images that are beautiful and classic and a photo experience that is as easy and comfortable you're in the right place.
I value taking the time to get to know each couple and family that I work with so that I can best tell the story of their lives.
La Grange, Texas
Brittany utilizes the most beautiful natural light and her photos are just effortless.
The way she handled our preemie daughter was also incredibly gentle. I am so so glad to know her and to know my family will have these beautiful heirlooms forever.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
We've settled our family of 4 in my small hometown, where life moves just a bit slower and people stop to say hello. Surrounded by my family and friends I've known forever, there isn't a better place to raise a family which includes our two daughters, Olivia and Nora and my husband, Bryan.
Bryan and I decided early on that we want to show our girls the outdoors, starting with our great state of Texas. On open weekends and summers you'll find us at state parks in our pop up camper, kicked back, hiking or camp fire cooking and always near water!
6 years ago we bought a 1935 house in my hometown. We've loved it ever since, especially it's 300 year old oaks sitting all over our yard. With our big kitchen renovation complete we're moving on our check list and love making this old house our own.
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Whether you're a newly engaged couple looking for a photographer or a mama longing for beautiful images of your treasured family, I am here to document those images for you.