Ilse Salinas is a McAllen-based native whose view from behind the camera lens is joyful, light, and bright. Her business, Ilse Salinas Photography, originated in Corpus Christi in 2018 where numerous couples found her particular style and personality to be the perfect fit for capturing their special day. Traveling across Texas from Corpus Christi to Austin, San Antonio, and Fort Worth, she utilizes her friendly demeanor to get to know her couples and walk with them through their wedding journey from their engagement to the wedding day, making a connection and forming a great friendship that makes them comfortable in front of the camera. With Ilse capturing a special moment, it’s as if the camera disappears and the couple can simply enjoy themselves. The results are images and great moments captured to look back on and cherish for years to come. For Ilse Salinas, it’s the attention to detail and the reflection on how happy one felt in that moment that makes every shot important.