Erin Reas Creates

Journal

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!

Shehrazad I. | St. Edward's University | Class of 2019

Every Spring I hold a Giveaway for one lucky St. Edward’s University student to win a free graduation session! It’s purely based on a name draw, but I believe everything happens for a reason - including who wins the giveaway. This year, Shehrazad Irani won, and I’m so glad she did. Shehrazad is the first person in her family to graduate from college, so her graduation is really special for her family. She was so excited to be able to show these photos to her grandparents.

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Carolina A. | St. Edward's University | Class of 2019

Champagne pops are a favorite photo op for grads, and Carolina definitely took part in it! We even made use of the leftover champagne for drinking in the bluebonnets. We ended her session at Jo’s coffee because she spends a lot of time there. drinking Topo-Chico. That’s one of my favorite parts about a grad shoot - going to the places that’s important to my clients to truly photograph them,

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Isabel, Aida, and Andrea | St. Edward's University | Class of 2019

Aida, Andrea, and Isabel met each other their freshman year and stayed best friends all four years of college! Each one of them has a distinct and individual personality, but together they fit into one another and I watched as they each brought out different nuggets of the other’s personality.

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Mallory H. | St. Edward's University | Class of 2019

The one thing Mallory wanted for her senior pictures were bluebonnet photos. Being a born and raised Texan, bluebonnets hold a special place in Mallory’s heart. Luckily, the bluebonnets bloomed later this year and they hung on long enough for Mallory’s session! Austin has been experiencing gorgeous Spring weather up to Mallory’s session.

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