Category Archives: Photography

ASHLEY + COLLIN || ENGAGEMENT SESSION AT THE DALLAS ARBORETUM || ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

Congrats to Ashley and Collin on their engagement! I was so excited it didn’t rain on us and we got some gorgeous backdrops of the arboretum and floral arch by Dr. Delphinium in

JULIA + CHRISTIAN || Wedding at Four Seasons Dallas || Anna Smith Photography

Congratulations to Julia and Christian on your wedding at the gorgeous Four Seasons in Dallas! It was so sweet, intimate and special! I wish you both the best! xoxo    

HOW TO STORE YOUR WEDDING PHOTOS || A tale of lost wedding photos from Monique and Jordan || ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY || DALLAS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

Today I am so excited to share a sad and happy story and advice. Monique contacted me with some devastating news – she had lost the drive with her stored wedding photos and did not print nor

AMANDA + NICK || Wedding at The Milestone in Aubrey, Texas – Dallas || ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

Ok, where do I even begin? Shall I begin with the fact that Amanda and Nick are like THE sweetest people in the world? Or the fact that they had this absolutely stunning, gorgeous, beautiful –

RACHEL + RYAN | Wedding at the Dallas Heritage Village in Dallas, Texas | ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

I fell in love with Rachel and Ryan during our engagement session. Yes, yes – these two are super cute, super in love and have STYLE! I was so excited about their wedding and Rachel’s

SUSAN + MATT | Wedding at Holy Trinity Catholic Church and the Dallas Petrolium Club | ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

Congratulations to one of the most stunning couples I have had a pleasure to photograph! Susan and Matt tied the knot and everything was picture perfect. Their wedding ceremony was held at the Holy

Lily Beach Maldives + Dubai || TRAVEL || The perfect all inclusive getaway || ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

Many of you guys know how much I love to travel. Traveling to me is living. Seeing the world in a different way, a new beautiful way. So many places to see, so many photos to take – well, I may

BOUDOIR SESSION – What is it and why should I book one? || ANNA SMITH BOUDOIR || DALLAS WEDDING, LIFESTYLE & BOUDOIR PHOTOGRAPHER

What is Boudoir? You have heard this word before. Boudoir. Sounds sexy. But what are really boudoir photos? Well, I think it is all relative to the person that is in front of the camera as well as

CATHERINE + PETER | ST REGIS BORA BORA | ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

Catherine and Peter are a gorgeous couple inside and out, and I got the pleasure of photographing their love at the St Regis Bora Bora this year. Wishing you many years of happiness!!! Venue: St

KATERINA + NICK| SUNRISE VINTAGE MODERN MIAMI BEACH ELOPEMENT SHOOT MIAMI, FL | ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

Have you ever seen anything this beautiful!? We all got up at 4 in the morning like a bunch of nut cases to make this happen, but it was oh so well worth it. Miami is a gorgeous place, and the beach

KAYLA + CLARKE | WEDDING AT ALDREDGE HOUSE, TX | ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

Lavish ornamentation, vivid colors, geometric shapes, glamour and luxury. These are just a few words that describe a time in fashion history that was an inspiration for this Great Gatsby 1920’s theme

WOW | ST REGIS BORA BORA, FRENCH POLYNESIA | ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

Just wow. I can very honestly say that this is the most amazing place on earth. AND the most amazing service. We got off the boat and they immediately knew who we were. The butler service is amazing.

JUSTIN + LIZ | Honeymoon at Excellence Riviera Maya in Cancun, Mexico | ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

Justin and Liz just got married a week ago, and were stars of beach volleyball at Excellence Riviera Maya in Cancun, Mexico. For the love of volleyball and all things pretty! We briefly spoke about

BONAN + FELIPE | Beach proposal and engagement at Excellence Riviera Maya in Cancun, Mexico | ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

I have now known Bonan for almost 3 years, and she has become one of my closest friends in a such a short period of time. I can very honestly say that I am SO SO happy for her and Felipe and wishing

ANGELA + MATT | Tiffany & Co Styled Shoot Wedding Inspiration – Tiffany Blue Love | ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

Welcome to my style of shooting.  As all of you must know by now, I do love me some Tiffany & Co. Tiffany blue has been my favorite color for as long as I remember, and you will likely see some

MEREDITH + KYLE | Wedding at Le Beaux Chateau in Flower Mound, Texas | ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

So it has only been 2 days, but I just could not wait to edit post Meredith and Kyle’s wedding photos. They got Married at the gorgeous Le Beaux Chateau in Flower Mound on Saturday complete

MEREDITH | Bridals at Eismann Center in Richardson, Texas | ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

Sooooo super excited to finally share these gorgeous bridal photos of Meredith we took at the Eismann Center in Richardson, Texas last month! Now that her and Kyle tied the knot and everyone saw how

MAE + DALE | Engagement Session in Downtown Dallas, Texas| ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

Well, Mae and Dale are officially one of the easiest people I have ever photographed. This says a lot about their personalities, that are just a joy to be around. I actually drove home smiling after

HALEY + MATT | Happy 4th of July! Tyler, Texas | ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

I got the pleasure to photograph Haley + Matt and their adorable puppy on fourth of July! While driving to Tyler, we stopped by Blueberry Hills Farm to pick some blueberries and blackberries. Love

CORTNIE + JON | Wedding in Chicago, Illinois | ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

I have been falling in love with Cortnie and Jon for almost a year now. When it came time to wake up at 3:45 am to fly out to Chicago to photograph their wedding I was more than ecstatic. Every

REBECCA + AUSTIN| Engagement Session at White Rock Lake in Dallas, Texas | ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

Rebecca and Austin are oh so very country sweet! When I met with them for our consultation Rebecca confessed to stalking my blog for the last year – and look now – now you are ON the

MONIQUE + JORDAN| Wedding at Chestnut Square Chapel in McKinney, Texas | ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

Monique and Jordan’s wedding reminded all of us of pure joy and love two young people can have for each other! They first met in high school and now, at age of 21 tied the knot in a beautiful

MONIQUE + JORDAN TEASER | Why everyone should do a first look! – Chestnut Square in McKinney, Texas| ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

I had the absolute pleasure of photographing one of the sweetest weddings last night. I will tell you their story in my full post for their wedding, but this is their teaser post and we must wait

ALISON + JOHN | Wedding and Reception at St. Luke’s Church in Dallas and the Belo Mansion venue in Dallas, Texas| ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY –

Classy, stunning, sophisticated. Those three words would best describe Alison & John’s  last weekend’s wedding. To say I enjoyed photographing this gorgeous event would be an

KELLY + COLTON | Wedding at Rock Creek Ranch McKinney, Texas| ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

I love weddings that make me tear up when editing the photos. This is definitely one of them. Kelly and Colton got married this past weekend, and OH MY GOODNESS. What can I say? Beautiful location,

TRAVEL BLOG – TURKS AND CAICOS, ARUBA, DOMINAN REPUBLIC SAONA ISLAND, CURACO | ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

Travel. I love it, and yes, the idea of a next vacation drives me forward! Last week I had the excitement of taking a week off to cool down – or is it warm up, relax and enjoy some of the

JESSICA + RUBEN | Hill Country Rustic Wedding at Vista West Ranch in Austin, Texas| ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

Jessica and Ruben had THE most amazing wedding this weekend. It was so very sweet, just like the couple themselves. Jessica was the most gorgeous bride and it brought tears to   Ruben’s eyes,

CUTENESS OVERLOAD THURSDAY – meet Magic my lop eared bunny

Meet Magic – my very very naughty lop eared bunny. She has been bad from the day we brought her home almost 2 years ago. Crazy to thing we have had rabbits this long. She is bonded to a sweet

DOWNTOWN DALLAS AT NIGHT | ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

Last night I stuck around downtown after the sunset to get some night time photos, and this is what I got 🙂 Kind of miss living on the 32nd floor of the Republic Tower BUT I have to say I like my

THE NIKON D4s | Sample Images & amazing quality at high ISO| ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

The new Nikon D4s. WOW. I felt like I was coming home from a hospital with a new baby today. I even put the bag in the front seat instead of the trunk, you know, just in case… just so I can keep an

THE NIKON D4s | My amazing new camera joins me on my exciting journey| ANNA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY

As you can guess I love photography. I love the art of taking photos & capturing memories. I love looking at the photos after I take them and going through the emotions again, gleaming on how

Wedding Photography Gear

Just in case anyone is wondering what wedding photography gear looks like! This is what I take with me to a wedding shoot. Ton of lenses, 2 cameras, about a million  batteries, macbook pro, 2 backup

Anna Smith Photography | Dallas – Ft. Worth Engagement, Wedding & Lifestyle Photographer | Promo Video

I want to say a huge thank you to Green Light Media for shooting this video for me and the two couples! I wanted a chance for my future clients to know me a little bit ahead of time, where my

NEW WEBSITE & BLOG!

2014 is coming on strong with so many blessings, changes, opportunities to grow and expand. I have been working on updating my website and transferring it to a new server, which is now complete! I

::AWESOME LENSES:: The Nikon 135mm 2.0 AF-D DC – Best portrait lens!

When talking about the best portrait lenses most have their favorites: the 85mm 1.4G lens has been a favorite of most photographers for portraits, but this – this lens I am quite excited about!

Why the 105mm Macro Nikon lens ROCKS!

For someone that doesn’t do too much Macro photography other than details at weddings, I do have to say, I am absolutely in LOVE with the 105mm Nikon macro lens. It is spectacular in clarity,

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