Meghan and Lucas’s engagement session at Cibolo Nature Center was so dreamy. We started out in the open field, then walked through the forest, and ended with some gorgeous shots of Meghan and Lucas getting their feet wet in river. The photos at the end are some of my favorite! I always love it when a couples is not afraid to get a little messy for the shot. It’s always worth it, and it usually ends up being the couple’s favorite picture in the gallery.

I am in love with the outfits that these two chose! The colors were absolutely perfect. Whether it be engagement, senior, or family, choosing the right outfit is so important. You have to think about the scenery around you and the time of day as well. Meghan and Lucas’s beautiful earth-toned colors complimented the natural scenery of the Cibolo Nature Center so well.

I am so excited for these two, I know how happy they are together and I cannot wait to see what their future holds. Keep scrolling to see all the dreamy shots.

How beautiful were those Cibolo Nature Center engagement photos! If you’re looking for more engagement session inspiration, click here. To chat about me photographing your big day, click here.

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“Lois did an absolutely phenomenal job on our engagement session! She was on point with the direction I was heading for (boho). She was very knowledgeable on the location of the pictures and suggested times based on the best lighting. She was very communicative and even worked with me on a last minute reschedule. She even helped me style my photos prior to the session.I am in LOVE with my pictures! She will be doing my bridals and wedding day as well and I have no doubt in my mind she will do great based on our first session together.”

– Hailey Johns

Engagement Session at Cibolo Nature Center

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Choosing a venue can be so difficult. Having been in the wedding industry as a photographer for as long as I have, I have found that choosing a venue can be one of the biggest stressors for an engaged couple. Think about it, this one decision may affect your date, your catering, your style/color scheme, and your wedding size. There are so many factors going into this decision. So I’m here to hopefully take a little bit of the pressure off. All of these venues have amazing amenities to offer and of course beautiful backdrops for photos! And through this blog, I hope you can find your dream venue that brings your vision for your big day to life!

So, if you’re ready to find a stunning wedding venue in Austin, keep scrolling!

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01. Villa Antonia

The Villa Antonia is an absolutely gorgeous venue in the Hill Country of Texas. With multiple indoor and outdoor ceremony options, groom and bridal suites, and amazing staff to coordinate day-of logistics, this venue is guaranteed to help you have the most perfect wedding day.

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02. Commodore Perry

The Commodore Perry estate is a gorgeous architectural landmark in Austin. It is located on a private 10-acre walled property and is surrounded by beautiful gardens. With outdoor and indoor ceremony options, and stunning greenery, this venue will no doubt create the most beautiful wedding day.

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03. Woodbine Mansion

The Woodbine Mansion has been one of the most well-known homes in Round Rock since 1900. From its neoclassical details to the lush greenery and towering magnolias, this venue offers a picture-perfect setting to create the best day for you and your guests.

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04. The Mansion

The Mansion opened its door in 1931 and since then has been a favorite place to celebrate and entertain. The staff at the Mansion pride themselves in giving their couples the freedom to create their perfect day. While they are there to give recommendations for catering and other vendors, they give the couple complete freedom over these decisions. If you’re looking for freedom with the support of an incredible staff, this may be the place for you!

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05. Hotel Ella

Hotel Ella is a stylish boutique hotel located in the historic Goodall Wooten House. The house was built in the late 1800 and was renovated in 2013, so it offers the perfect balance of history and modernity. If a modern but antique-style wedding piques your interest, this may be the perfect place for you.

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06. The Allan House

The Allan house is a victorian style mansion offering both indoor and outdoor entertaining areas. The blend of victorian charm and modern sophistication provides a timeless feel for your wedding day. With two private suites for the bridal party, decorative outdoor lighting, a catering prep kitchen, and an outdoor sound stage, this venue offers everything you need to make your day more than perfect.

I hope you enjoyed my list of 6 of the most stunning wedding venues in Austin. If any of these venues caught your eye and you’re ready to book a photographer, click here, and let’s check off one more thing on your wedding to-do list! If none of these were right for you, click here to check out more of my favorite Texas wedding venues.

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“Lois was amazing! Contacted her through thumbtack to capture the moment I proposed to my fiancé, and she did not disappoint! The candids she got are gorgeous and we will cherish them forever! She did an engagement shoot with us after and made the whole experience fun and extremely memorable. If you’re looking for a great photographer, you’ve found her!”

– Kyle Shernicoff

6 of the most Stunning Wedding Venues Austin has to Offer!