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Hi, my name is Muyiwa and I'm a Houston based wedding photographer, and I travel often to photograph beautiful weddings and portraits in Dallas, San Antonio, Corpus Christi and other cities. I love to shoot weddings, but I'm just as happy to shoot events, portraits, engagement sessions and sometimes even commercial & product photography. I love what I do, and here's where I write about it.

This is Part 2 of the Quinceañera I posted a few weeks ago – that was the pre-session, here’s the actual Quince. It was so much fun! It was my first one, and I wasn’t warned that the church portion would not be in English – it worked out great though, the one tip I got was to treat it like a wedding with no groom, and I would be fine. The Quince girl – Kari – was walked into the chapel by her Godparents, and I stayed alert the whole time, using all the cues I could to make sure I was in position all the time. Then we shot some fun formals, and then wound down at the reception later in the evening. Really cool tradition!
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I’ve always wanted to shoot a Quinceanera, which is a coming of age in Latin American culture generally held on or around a girl’s 15th birthday – when my friend Patricia told me her coworker’s sister had one coming up, I sprang into action! I met with Deysi (cool name!) and Kari, they loved my wedding work and hired me on the spot. We set up this session a few days after that, and they were so incredibly prepared – Deysi and Kari’s mom made the beautiful bouquet just for the session. Loved it!
I still haven’t shot a Bar or Bat Mitzvah though. Let’s make it happen, people!