About Me - Tina Marie Photography

Hi, I'm Tina Christian, and I am a photographer in the northeast Dallas suburbs, taking photos of special moments in life.  I grew up in a small South Texas town in a large family who cherished time spent together on holidays and vacations. I have had the love of photographs in my blood since I was a child when my family would often reminisce about our life's experiences by perusing old photos or filmstrips. We would hang a white sheet on a wall, get some snacks together, and watch 16 mm filmstrips on our home projector of family occasions. I loved seeing my parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and siblings when they were younger doing activities that created a lifetime of memories. These times are memories that often pop up in my head when day dreaming. I treasure the old photos I have of my great-grandparents and grandparents because it gives me a keepsake of my strong familial foundation. Because of my personal experiences from these photos and occasions, I thought, why not create a service for others to embrace this as well, to have these treasures to display and bestow on others many years from now.

I have no studio; I borrow from God's light and canvas to create memories. Capturing special moments in essential stages of life, catching the way natural light enhances a scene, snapping up various angles to complement a photo, and freezing natural moments in a photograph is my passion. I dislike awkward posing or forced scenarios, so my goal is to capture the essence of the people in the photos during natural interactions, but I will do some staged posing as necessary. I am open to creative ideas from clients and appreciate their input for this very personal endeavor. Loving your photos and sharing them is my goal for your investment. 

"Investing in memories one photo at a time"

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