I'm an adventurer & lifestyle photographer based on the western Gulf Coast in SouthTexas. I love capturing the essence of what I like to call

"LifeStyle Candid Photography".

This means you get to be yourself & have those intimate and dorky moments as I focus my eye on the viewfinder to capture your emotions one frame at a time. I like to see it like I'm capturing history, your history!

Whether you're a couple who's ready to tie the knot, a single person who's ready to mingle, or just want to have amazing portraits, I'm here for ya!

From grass-roots beginnings.

After being sought after for so many years in the world of photography, my beautiful wife and I decided to embark on what was going to be the amazing journey of joining the new biz owners club, and in 2018 we decided it was time to open up our first ever brick and mortar photography studio. We began our journey in the historical downtown area, and now we are located at North Park Plaza.

800 N. Expy. 77/83. Brownsville, TX 78521. Ste #33. Here you'll find our studio as well as our Hat Shop store. Tom Ortega Photography and Design is home to The Hat Shop by Motley Hat Co. And this is another story. You can check out our shop by following the link below.

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