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Central Texas Photographers with Rae Allen Photography capture an engagement session at the Pagoda in Salado, TX. The engagement photography session was accompanied by the fluttering sound of the wings of nesting wrens and the rush of flowing spring water.

In the center of Inn on the Creek Properties is a bamboo forest. It has steadily grown over the years, fed by the nourishing springs that eventually empty into Salado Creek. Following a natural path beside the springs takes you to the unexpected charm of an artisan-built, Japanese style pagoda. The Pagoda is completely surrounded by thick, green, towering bamboo that creates a truly magical effect to the serene landscape.

For Tuyet and Jonathan, this backdrop gave them the privacy to laugh their way through their engagement session, and I was all for that.

Tuyet and Jonathan stand in a bamboo forest looking at each other while surrounded by golden light during their engagment session at the Japanese Pagoda in Salado

They danced in the Pagoda. Walked along the Salado creek, and twirled each other around an open field and shared a kiss underneath an arch. These two were so excited and happy to be around each other, it made my job so easy.

A photographer lives for the moments where clients just relax into the experience and truly enjoy their session. Trust me. I am never going to make you look bad, even if you may feel silly doing something I tell you to do. There is always a reason behind it.

As always, I am a sucker for nature and all it has to offer. A beam of light is always my calling, and a sun flare….be still my beating heart.

Until next time.

-xoxo Samantha | Rae Allen Photography

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