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Posted On December 27, 2013By MeechieIn Sports

2013 Texas Bowl: Syracuse vs Minnesota

Photography by Semetra Samuel - December 27, 2013 - Houston Style was on the field for the Texas Bowl featuring the Minnesota Gophers vs Syracuse Orangemen. Both teams started out slow during the first half with just a 7-3 game at halftime. Minnesota rallied back into the game after a missed field goal by Syracuse and a go ahead touchdown that gave them a 17-14 lead. Syracuse's QB scored on a 5 yard run putting the Orangemen ahead 21-17 with a 1:00 left to take the victory in this year'sRead More

Posted On December 22, 2013By MeechieIn Sports

D12 Christmas

Photography by Semetra Samuel – Sunday, December 22, 2013 – Houston Style Magazine was on hand at the Salvation Army along with Houston Rocket’s Dwight Howard for “D12 Christmas” with this organization, D12 Foundation. It was such a pleasure seeing the kids and mothers smiling faces as breakfast was served while Dwight Howard gave out toys and gift cards to each family. Houston Style Magazine and the D12 Foundation would like to wish you a Merry Chri stmas and a Happy New Year.Read More

Posted On December 1, 2013By MeechieIn Sports

Texans vs Patriots (Pre-Game)

Photography by Semetra Samuel – Sunday, December 1, 2013: Houston Style is on the scene as the Houston Texans welcome Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to Reliant Stadium. The Texans will give it all that they got to break the current 9 game losing streak and shock the NFL by beating the Patriots a week after their comeback win vs the Broncos.Read More

Posted On November 3, 2013By MeechieIn Sports

Texans vs Colts (Pre-Game)

Photography by Semetra Samuel – Sunday, November 3, 2013: Houston Style is on the scene for the Houston Texans vs the Indianapolis Colts must win game in Case Keenum’s first start at home. Its Battle Red Day and the energy in and around Reliant Stadium is the highest of the season. Despite the 2-5 record, the Houston Texans still have a small chance to win the AFC South title a nd make the playoffs. Next game is on the road vs the Arizona Cardinals.Read More

Posted On October 13, 2013By MeechieIn Sports

Texans vs Rams (Pre-Game)

Photography by Semetra Samuel – Sunday, October 13, 2013: Exclusive access from Houston Style Magazine for the Pink Ribbon Game for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Houston Texans look to bounce back from a 3-game losing streak versus the St. Louis Rams to get back in the playoff hunt in the AFC South. The next game is at the Kansas City Chiefs before going into the bye week.Read More

Posted On September 27, 2013By MeechieIn Community

Houston Autism Walk 2013

My friend and owner of Spectacular Kids ABA asked me to take photos at the Autism Now Walk. I had a great time seeing the families and kids in full support and walking for a great cause. Spectacular Kids provides Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to children between 1-10 years diagnosed with Autism and related disorders. For more information, visit http://www.spectacularkidsaba.org/Read More

Posted On September 15, 2013By MeechieIn Sports

Texans vs Titans (Pre-Game)

2013 regular season home opener of the Houston Texans vs the Tennessee Titans did not disappoint. After squeaking by the San Diego Charger on Monday Night Football, the Texans almost let this one get away too. The defense made some notable plays: specifically Watt and Cushing with 2 sacks down the stretch and the Joe Mays tackle for a safety. Thank you to Andre Johnson for making a huge catch inside the red zone and unfortunately getting a concussion in the process. The huge catch led to Arian Foster scoringRead More

Posted On September 8, 2013By MeechieIn Out & About

In The Clouds

I’ve been fortunate to score window seats on the past few flights I’ve taken and that’s a plus for a photographer. The sunset and sunrise photos are beyond beautiful.  Read More

Posted On August 4, 2013By MeechieIn Sports

2013 Houston Texans Training Camp

This was a dream opportunity for me being that I am a sports lover and photographer. The perfect mix, right? It was so cool seeing all of the players I watch on TV every Sunday in person. I worked 3 years with the Houston Rockets during college so it felt great to be working in professional sports again. On my first day of shooting, I caught a glimpse of Ed Reed exercising and rehabbing his hip while practice was going. Rookies DJ Swearinger and DeAndre Hopkins made some great playsRead More

Posted On July 10, 2013By MeechieIn Music

2013 Essence Festival Recap

I’m going to attempt to squeeze 48 hours of travel, music, fun, and no sleep into this blog without losing you, so here goes. Rewind to a month prior. I was sitting at home (probably on my computer) when I got the call from Reggie asking if I wanted to shoot at the Essence Festival this year. Well of course I couldn’t say no seeing as though I attended my first Essence Festival just last year. What a difference a year makes! I would bring my camera to the SuperRead More