Erin Reas Creates


Blog for graphic designer + photographer, Erin Reas. Based in Austin, TX, Erin shares stories from photoshoots, case studies on design projects, and tips and tricks for either profession!

Mini Sessions 2018

I will be holding my first mini session day on Saturday, November 3rd at Circle C Metro Park. Sessions will last 20 minutes, which is perfect if you want an updated family portrait, need a photo for holiday cards, need a new headshot, or if you just want cute photos of yourself - because treat yo self! Mini sessions are $90 and you will receive 4 fully edited photos that you get to CHOOSE from your online preview gallery. You’ll then receive full download and printing rights for the 4 photos you’ve chosen.

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Ellis Family | Extended Family Portraits

The hours leading up to the Ellis family session were nerve wracking. The forecast showed that there weren’t supposed to be storms during their session; however, as I drove to Kingsland, it started to rain. As I got closer, I kept praying to God that the rain would pass and I could shoot because I had no idea what we would do if we couldn’t.

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Windhager Family Portraits | Extended Family Session

There were over 30 members of the Windhager family in attendance for the reunion. Honestly, I had no idea how it would go shooting so many people! I always prepare for shoots with getting a list of all the desired photos and groupings that the family wants, scoping out a location (or in this case looking at photos online), and getting an idea of the different ages. However, with so many people I went in knowing that I had to roll with whatever I was walking in to.

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Kelly Wynne Mirage Collection Release

On Wednesday, September 26th I had the honor of photographing Kelly Wynne’s most recent handbag collection release. The collection is called Mirage, and it was inspired by snakes and the designs of snake skin scales. At the release party, there were live snakes for guests to hold for a photo opportunity, light snacks, a bar, and of course a chance to first view the newest bags. Sales from the evening benefitted The Kindness Campaign

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