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field of dreams | Austin Senior Photography

I met Jean when she had just turned 5 years old. I was 16 at the time and had just started dating her brother. For the first month or so, she had a hard time remembering my name. And then she wanted to hang out with me more, and for some reason always asked me to carry her. She was a tiny little thing! I saw her go off to Kindergarten and she loved school and did so well. Several years later, Peter and I married and Jean served dutifully as our flower girl.

I have two younger brothers, and over the years Jean became my sister… not just my sister-in-law. It has been such a wonderful part of my life to watch her grow from a tiny little child, to a lanky adolescent, to a beautiful young woman. I can’t believe she just started her Senior year of high school!

Recently she told me she’s taken an interest in photography… I hope she pursues it because it is one of the most creative, amazing outlets I have ever experienced. I hope these images bring her some inspiration to follow her dreams… dreams can lead us anywhere!




  1. Jean Dagupion says:

    🙂 thank you so much mariah!

    it truly has been a blessing to have
    you as my sister in law and sister 🙂

    thank you for making my last year in
    high school a memorable one with these
    beautiful pictures 🙂

    i love you & i miss you!


  2. Sylvia Borgo says:

    What a great setting and what a pretty girl. Perfect combination for stunning images!

  3. These are beautiful! I love, love, love the texture on the first shot!

  4. Adam Squier says:

    It’s wonderful when you have a history with someone like that. That field is perfect. Her hair blowing in the wind is great.

  5. Dante says:

    Wonderful pictures, I wish my efforts were half as neat…,

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