Hi. Thanks for stopping by and looking at my work! Being entrusted with photographing families and life events is a great honor. I love meeting new people and would love to talk to you about your goals for our time together.


I prefer to do the majority of my sessions with natural light sources. I find that working with children and families is much more fun (and productive!) when hot, distracting studio lights are minimized. I live and work in the Houston Heights and downtown areas, but I love finding new places to explore.


I came to Houston via Rice University and liked the city enough to call it home! My husband, toddler¬†son, and two dogs¬†keep me company while I edit photos and watch Golden Girls marathons. I’m an avid knitter, a fan of 70’s rock, and FOOD! I also love animals, kids, teenagers, and making a fool out of myself to make YOU smile! After all, if you don’t look great, I wouldn’t be a very good photographer, would I?


Please use the contact form below for general questions or availability, or email Jacki@wateroakstudio.com.

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