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My Passion & My Work

Hey there and welcome to the Blueye Photography blog. My name is Troy and I'm a wedding and portrait photographer located in Austin Texas. I love making photos that are real... real moments, real smiles, real love. I'm not sure that I can put my photography style into a single category, but you can be sure that I'm looking for the best light and the most creative angles I can.

In my blog you'll find everything from sneak peeks of client sessions to personal information. My life is (almost) an open book and I like to share as much as I can. Most entries will include photos... this is a photographers blog after all. I also love feedback about my photography/posts/website/life so please comment as much as you like. I read them all and try to respond to each and every one.

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Tag Archives: Wedding

Matt + Honey: the wedding

This past Saturday Thao and I ventured back out to Coupland to shoot Matt and Honey’s wedding. Like the previous weekend when we were out there scouting the location it was gloriously sunny, but unlike the previous weekend it was chilly (in the 50′s) and windy. The chill nor the wind would keep these two from having a great wedding and fun celebration. Matt and Honey are two of the nicest people you’ll ever meet and I’m honored to call them my friends. Enjoy the photos!

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Dyan + Daniel: the wedding

This was my last wedding of the year and what a way to end the season! D+D tied the knot at the always fashionable Lakeway Resort and Spa on Saturday October 11th (yes, I know I’m a bit later than usual blogging this wedding… my trip to Chicago pleasantly interrupted my normal flow). But the good news is that even though I’m later than usual I’m going to post more photos than usual from their special day. Dyan planned a memorable day with the help of Becky from Something To Celebrate and they were on top of everything. The day had a little bit of everything… a softball game for the guys and guests, pampering for the ladies, a sweet ceremony including Daniel’s daughter, a rocking party, and a sparkling exit. Dyan looked beautiful and was calm, cool, and collected the whole day. Daniel looked dashing and was full of nervous energy from early in the morning until late into the night. Their A-List guests kept things interesting all day and the Nash Hernandez Orchestra kept the dance floor filled all night long.

Other vendors:
String Quartet: Divisi Strings
Cake: Simon Lee Bakery
Video: Round Rock Video
Flowers: Exquisite Petals
Lighting: FILO Designs
Photo Booth: Party Booth Pix

Congratulations guys and I hope you get to jet off for a honeymoon soon! Enough with the words… onto the photos :)

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Jody + Sam: the wedding

This past Saturday Laura and I had the privilege of attending and photographing Jody and Sam’s wedding at Red Corral Ranch in Wimberley, TX. Both Jody and Sam are awesome people and are so in love. It was an awesome event and you just cannot beat a wedding that has 7 flower girls. Enjoy the photos.

Jody and Sam opted to see each other before the ceremony and Sam was a ball of nerves… he had a breathing exercise that Jody’s daughter taught him.

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Amy + Parker: the wedding

So today I’m going to put aside my semi-normal random Monday thoughts in favor of something better… photos!

Saturday Laura and I shot Amy and Parker’s wedding at the Lakeway Church and Lakeway Resort and Spa. The weather didn’t really cooperate with us, but that didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits. The guys started off the day with a scramble golf tournament followed by some fun in the pool (while the sun was still out). The girls hung out at the resort and relaxed while getting their hair and makeup done. We had a great time documenting this event for a wonderful couple. Congratulations guys!

Here’s a quick list of the vendors and then on to the photos…
Church: Lakeway Church
Reception venue: Lakeway Resort and Spa
Flowers: Bouquets of Austin
Cakes: Michelle’s Patisserie
Band: The Atlantics

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Jeni + Brian: the wedding

First off let me apologize for taking longer than normal to post this sneak peek of Brian and Jeni’s wedding. Things at the Blueye house have been askew for the past few days and it took me a while to get my feet back under me. Now that I have I want to share some of the photos we grabbed at Jeni and Brian’s fantastic wedding at the Lakeway Resort and Spa. Jeni and Brian are an awesome couple and I’m so glad we got to spend the day with them and their crazy friends. The day started off poolside and ended with a mad dash through sparkler wielding guests. It was truly memorable and everyone gave the couple an event to remember. Enough with my blabbing. On to the photos!!

Venue: Lakeway Resort and Spa
Coordinator: Megan Breen from Your Very Own Fairy Godmother
Cakes: Simon Lee Bakery
DJ: Marvin Crues from Mobile Music Pro
Lighting: Ilios Lighting

105 degrees never looked so good!

The crew posing for a picture at the pool (Lakeway has an awesome multi level pool that many of the wedding party and guests took advantage of early in the day)

A little prep shot of Jeni working on her makeup.

Brian had to grab a few things from Jeni’s room before getting ready so Jeni hid behind the curtains. It was too cute not to capture!

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Jennifer + Lewis: wedding slideshow

Turn up your speakers and enjoy! :)

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Jen + Lewis: the wedding

Brace yourselves oh faithful blog readers… I’m about to set a personal record for number of photos included in a single post. This past Saturday Laura and I had the wonderful pleasure of being part of Jennifer and Lewis’ wedding day and what a wedding day they had. The ceremony and reception were held at the always stunning Lakeway Resort and Spa, but Jennifer really outdid herself with all of the details taking the Vistas Ballroom from wow to DAAAAANG. She had a beach/water theme so everything played a roll in the theme… from the sand put down in the aisle to the tanks with starfish in them at the head table to the flowing water lighting on the walls to the beta fish hanging in bowls from beams above the tables. It really was an amazing event and I’m excited to share this preview with y’all. Congratulations guys and we hope you are having a great time on your honeymoon!

Venue: Lakeway Resort and Spa
Coordinator: Claire Kelly from Soiree Event Production
Flowers: Petal Pushers
Hair and Makeup: Rochelle Rae
Cakes: Wildflower Bakery
DJ: Johnny Robinson from Complete Music
Lighting: Ilios Lighting
Decorations: Wendee Robbins from Lucie’s Weddings & Events and Townsley Design
Linens: Marquee Rents

Rochelle in the beginning stages of styling Jennifer’s hair.

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Stephanie + Junior: the wedding

Laura and I had the pleasure of shooting Stephanie and Junior’s wedding yesterday at Texas Old Town
in Kyle (with special guest Melissa Miller) and we couldn’t have asked for a better day. The bride and groom were full of anxious energy… the families were laughing and having a great time… the weather was gorgeous (if a bit warm)… and the venue was beautiful. Thanks for letting us be a part of your special day guys. Enjoy your honeymoon!

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Kendra + Jeremy: wedding slideshow

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