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    f8studio weddings : Gary Donihoo, Kym Skiles, Carter Rose, Ashley Langford are 4 accomplished Dallas wedding photographers with a common commitment to photographing real, meaningful and powerful moments of the wedding day. With the highest technical craftsmanship, a quirky sense of humor, and genuine appreciation for family bond, these f8studio photographers create dynamic imagery that reveals the day moment by moment.

    f8studio video : f8studio brings cinematic style and a fresh approach to wedding videography. This is not your average cookie wedding video. We love it, and I know you will too!

    Based in Dallas, Texas, we travel worldwide. Thank you for visiting our site. We hope you enjoy our images.

    Primp. Pamper. Dress. Beam. Blush. Cry. Laugh. Wait. Hurry. Arrive. Enter.
    Glance. Gasp. Whisper. Exchange. Become. Kiss. Cheer.
    Announce. Toast. Wink. Clink. Blink. Thank. Relish. Eat. Drink. Dip. Boogie. Spill. Enjoy. Whatever happens. For Real.

sarah+clayton | austin texas | by gary donihoo

TCU alums Sarah and Clayton were married at their families hill country home with a beautiful view of Austin Texas and had a reception that followed at Barton Creek Country Club.


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photographers- f8studio-gary donihoo and kathryn krueger

cinematographer- corey stoner- f8studio

wedding planner- ren newey-36thstreetevents

band- trey& the tritones

hair and makeup- rae cosmetics

rehearsal and reception venue- barton creek country club

florist- rosehip flora

cigar roller- bobalu







nicole + rodney – dallas city place wedding photography by carter rose

Give me good moments and good light and I’m really happy. Throw in a beautiful couple who values photography and I’m ecstatic! Nicole and Rodney’s wedding and reception at City Place was so pretty and fun. Thank you guys for letting us in to capture your day!

marci+alex | piazza in the village | by gary donihoo

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ryan + scott – northwood club wedding by carter rose

I’ve been so lucky to have such great weddings lately and this one is for sure one of my favorites all time. Kristin Butler with Fabulous Fete pulled me in to work with her sister, Ryan and her fiance Scott for this awesome wedding. I really appreciated the amount of freedom and trust both families allowed us and I think it payed off. The details were so great but most importantly the emotion and moments were perfect. The wedding ceremony was held at Royal Lane Baptist and the reception was at Northwood Club. Thanks to the great team: Fete Des Fleurs handled the beautiful flowers, Beyond lit the reception to perfection, Jennifer with JenXfaces and Mayra with My Fabulous Faces enhanced everyones natural beauty, Je Panini Bakery made a delicious and beautiful cake and Limelight and DJ BkSpin kept everyone on the dance floor! You can see a lot more images on our FACEBOOK PAGE!


catherine+charlie | by gary donihoo


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kristen + nick | f8 cinema | video by corey and dwight

Kristen and Nick joined forces on November 16th, 2013 at the magnificently enchanting, Arlington Hall at Robert E. Lee Park in Dallas. It was beautifully presented by Kristin Mullen with Events by Kristin. I’m always a fan of the first look, as their moment proves to be incredibly romantic while maintaing it’s curative powers of relief. What a blast it was shooting in tandem with Carter Rose. Much thanks for inviting us to be a part of their wedding! See their wedding photos here.

“You cannot be a true man until you learn to obey.”
-Said Robert E. Lee or every married who ever lived.

  • Karen Reid2014/03/01 - 6:58 pm

    Hey Corey and Dwight,
    The video is absolutely stunning! You all did such a beautiful job and we never even knew you were shooting all of those pictures! Its amazing to me that you captured everything so well….you only got one chance at every moment and you nailed them all! I just can’t thank you enough for preserving this amazing day for us. We will definitely look forward to working with you again when daughter #2 gets married!!!

    Karen Reid
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lindsey + louis | f8 cinema | video by corey and skylar

Lindsey and Louis got hitched at the ever so gorgeous, University Park United Methodist Church. The reception followed at the very location Dallas class was born, (circa 1896) The Dallas Country Club. It was an delightfully elegant day with just a touch of southern charm. They even had the fairy tail ending with a horse drawn carriage. Photography by Stephen Karlisch.
Thank you for letting us be a part of your day!


elizabeth+jw | by gary donihoo


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mia + mark | f8 cinema | video by corey cleary-stoner

Mia and Mark Tamez were wed at the lovely St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Euless. I was fortunate enough to shoot alongside the magnificent Kym Skiles. Our boothBOOTH was there to play as well. M&M, the Chuck Taylor’s were absolutely genius.  Grateful to be apart of such a wonderful day overflowing with artistic expression, love and tradition.




audrey+howard | by gary donihoo

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kristin + joel | plano wedding photography by carter rose

This was the second time in a couple months I had the good fortune of working with the May family and this time I had the added pleasure of getting to know the Atkinson’s. I really enjoyed this intimate wedding at a new space I had never worked before, Event 1013 in downtown Plano. Thanks again to Kristin Butler with Fabulous Fete for organizing and planning everything so well!

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