Houston based wedding photographer documenting modern elegance and glamour at destinations local and worldwide.

Tips For Brides

Engagement Outfits & Ideas | Easy style for the not-so-stylish

This is it!  THE most asked question I get about photo sessions:  “What should I wear??”  A few years ago, we covered this exact question in a blog post but it’s been a while so lets circle back with some new quick and easy tips! 1.  Dress Up! – Get playful.  Get a little out […]

4 Stress-free Tips for a Rained Out Photography Session

You look at the forecast.  Yep.  The one day this week that it’s going to rain is the one day that your photography session is scheduled.  Murphy’s Law.  Chin up!  The game isn’t over yet… 1.  Don’t look too early – Don’t look at the forecast too early.  I’m not sure what amount of schooling is needed […]

3 Reasons to Plan Without Pinterest

I want to preface this post with this statement: I LOVE PINTEREST!  I know that some of you reading this will disagree with me, and that’s okay!  I speak from my personal experience as a professional creative.  Here’s what a lot of creative pros might not tell you: Pinterest is a fabulous site!  Visual bookmarks giving […]

Engagement Session Props | Why you should leave them at home

I used to be one of those photographers:  the one encouraging couples to bring props to their photography sessions.  It was an amateur way of getting around my confidence issues and lack of field experience.  I didn’t have to think about the shot; I’d seen it on Pinterest.  It was an easy shot and it took […]

The First Look | 7 signs and reasons you should break tradition

OOOooooOOO!  The controversial First Look.  I won’t try and sway to you one side or the other but I will say that if you’re counting tally marks, the First Look pros GREATLY outweigh the cons.  It just depends on how heavy your “Breaking Tradition” tally mark weighs on your list. The First Look is meant to […]

Scheduling Your Photography Session

One of the unfortunate parts of wedding planning is the amount of time it will require from you during the week.  99% of weddings occur on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday so booking your photography session on a weekend–when it would be probably be the most convenient for your work schedule–might not be an option […]

When To Book Your Wedding Photographer

YOU’RE ENGAGED!  It’s officially time to start planning your wedding and you have no idea where to start.  First things first: pick your target date.  The venue that you choose will most likely determine your final date so don’t get your hearts set until you find the perfect location to host you and your guests. […]

Station 3, Houston Wedding Venue – Wedding Trends 2014

We got to work with some of Houston’s greatest wedding vendors a few weeks back as we photographed another gorgeous styled shoot of gold, blush and black.  With this Monique Lhuillier wedding gown from Casa de Novia and his three piece tailored suit from Milano Exchange, this gorgeous bride and groom lit up sparks for this […]

Choosing a Location For Your Photography Session

There are so many options for choosing a location to take your photos! WHERE do you even start?!  Your photography session location should describe your style, taste and personality.  Think about what you’d like to do with your photos once they’re completed.  Do you want to create a statement wall in your home?  Would you […]

Radiant Orchid Inspiration Wedding – Houston Wedding Photographer

Houston wedding photographer, Motley Mélange, joined a group of top wedding vendors and got together to plan an inner city inspiration wedding shoot based around Pantone’s 2014 color of the year, Radiant Orchid.   This purplish-pink hue can be mixed with both purple and/or pink for a truly dramatic event transformation.  Now toss in some […]

How to Choose a Wedding Photographer That’s Right for You

    Choosing someone to entrust your very important memories to can be a daunting task. Combine that stress with the sheer number of photographers out there and you might find yourself getting overwhelmed really quickly! We’ll break it down for you in 4 quick steps…   STYLE Every photographer has a specific style for […]

For Current Clients

For Prospective Clients

Houston Wedding Photographer centrally located in The Heights, Motley Melange specializes in photojournalistic, lifestyle photography and pairs fun, emotional and classy photos in custom designed albums, save the dates and questbooks to add an unique flair to youe wedding decor!

1309 Mickey Way, Houston 77055 • 713.489.6040

Copyright ©2014 | Site Design by Rippke Design