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This beautiful shoot was part of the Jose Villa Workshop I attended this past fall in Guadalajara, Mexico. A big thanks to Jose and his team for styling and coordinating this amazing shoot! Please check out the engagement shoot post for full credits and details!
































  • Becky Anderson - Love all of the colors in these photos! Really makes me feel like I was there.

  • Emily Steffen - YES YES YES! I am instantly right back at the Hacienda and I love it! :) Love love love these photos Laura! :) :) :)

  • Kristen - Freakin gorgeous!!

  • Ina - I just don’t know how you manage to outdo yourself every time… that is a rare talent! Felt like I was in Mexico with you when looking at these. Well done.

  • Robert Wagner - The pastel color’s are amazing, love the 10 gallon hats as well! Nice work.

  • kenz - LOVVVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    great great shots ms l….

  • kenz - loveeeeeeeeeeee it….great great work ms l…<3 i love you lady and your camera skills! she got em!

  • Ashli - Lovely details that really capture the place! Beautiful work :o)

  • Julie Wilhite - You have beautifully captured the essence of where we were in Mexico. Thanks for taking me back for a few minutes!! :)

  • Emily @ Southern Weddings - This is really, really beautiful work, Laura! Just gorgeous.

Last fall, I had the pleasure of attending the Jose Villa Workshop near Guadalajara, Mexico. I love Jose and he is such an inspiring person and photographer. In addition to “classroom” learning, Jose and his amazing crew organized a several shoots. Very, very big thanks to: Jose Villa workshops | Joel Serrato | Lacie Hansen | Nancy Villa | Joy Thigpen | Jill La Fleur | Mar of Team Hair & Makeup | Karina Puente | Bill of Richard Photo Lab | Saja Wedding Gowns | Amy of Wedding Chicks | Abby of Style Me Pretty | Hacienda El Carmen | Erica O’Brien and, of course, the lovely models!

Enjoy these engagement session images. Wedding images and more coming soon!