I'm a hopeless romantic who finds great joy in creating and capturing connection and beauty wherever I go.
I'm Carley and I'm so happy you're here. This journal is a blog about my life, travels, fashion, and style. Stay a while and say hello!
The Benefits of a Christmas Mini Photography Session Every year we all receive a flood of Christmas cards from our loved ones and this year, let’s ensure that your family has a new photo to share! After all, the kiddos are growing up so fast. And that is why, here at Carley Ann Photography, I […]
You have started planning the perfect proposal for your significant other… you have the ring picked out, you have spoken to their family and friends, you even have the location decided, and now all you need to do is hire a photographer to capture this momentous occasion. In order to make this long-awaited moment run […]
You have just booked your engagement session and wedding day photography and now the question is, “what should I wear?”. The fashion that you select to wear in your photos is just as important as your hair, makeup, florals, and photographer. In a world full of beautiful photography and breathtaking fashion, the fashion choices will […]
A beach honeymoon is the perfect way to unwind, reflect, and enjoy newlywed bliss. Beach destinations offer the perfect combination of relaxation and adventure. After a weekend of parties and entertaining, you could choose to relax at the hotel spa or sip a fruity drink and enjoy the sounds of the ocean. Or, you could […]
Are you looking for a unique, modern, and timeless wedding venue? Venue 400 at North Ervay is hands-down the best rooftop wedding venue in Dallas, Texas. With views that will never go out of style, this venue is sure to “wow” your guests. Venue 400 at North Ervay sits atop a United States Postal Center […]
An engagement session at the Dallas Arboretum is always a great choice! With stunning tulips in the spring, foxglove in the summer, pumpkins in the fall, and a lovely Christmas light display in the winter, this location is always a stunner. Makayla, Matt, and I recently visited in the spring to take their engagement photos. […]
Sarah Nicole Clymer and Brady Marshall Basso, a match made in OSU Freshmen dorm heaven… The story that we all imagine will happen to us that first year when we venture off to college happened to these two. They met in a really sweet way, dated throughout college, and just said “I do” at The […]
Looking for micro wedding inspiration? This editorial from New England offers some great inspiration and recommended vendors!
The best wedding venues in Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and in Houston, Texas.
Handwritten vows, venue lighting, engagement sessions, prepping your photographer and talking to your officiant are a few ways to ensure that you get the best photographs from your wedding day photographer.