Leslie Spurlock Wedding and Portrait Blog

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Ryan Gabel: Senior Session by Leslie Spurlock Photography

Ryan Gabel, a senior at McKinney HS, wanted a senior picture session with a variety of scenes that expressed his wide range of interests. He and his parents contacted me and designed a senior shoot that does just that. Using Bonnie Wenk Park and downtown McKinney as their sets, we were able to capture some fantastic images.
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My Top Five Fave wedding venues in the DFW area

The Dallas Ft. Worth metroplex is a magical place to photograph weddings. There is a dizzying array of venues with a mind-boggling list of styles and environments to choose from. I was thinking the other day about all of the places I’ve photographed and what my favorite venues are. So I’m weighing in with a list of the top five wedding venues, what I like about them, and why you should consider having your wedding there. So, without further ado...
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Why Hire a Proven Professional Photographer: The War of Cost vs. Value

There will undoubtedly be no less than a million decisions you have to make in preparation of your wedding day. Each of them will require careful consideration, discussion, and research. And to commemorate this once-in-a-lifetime event, instead of a professional photographer, you choose a friend of a friend who has an old Canon and a funky camera strap.
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Why I despise shot lists.

I despise shot lists. There, I said it, and I am not the least bit ashamed. I know there are things that people want to see, and posed shots are part of the deal, but it drives me crazy when I get a list of choreographed, posed shots…

Lauren and Jeremy Engagement Session | Leslie Spurlock, Dallas Wedding Photographer

I love it when couples bring an idea that really sets them apart. For Lauren and Jeremy, they share a passion for pool and that gave me some great ideas for a couple of playful shots. Their puppy kept trying to steal the show so I had to get that little guy in there.