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Category Archives: Family Portrait Tips

Why You Should Hire Me as Your Travel Photographer

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Are you planning your next family adventure? Whether it’s a tropical getaway or a cultural exploration, one thing’s for sure: you’ll want to treasure those moments forever. That’s where I come in! As a travel photographer with a passion for capturing the essence of every journey, I offer more than just a click of the...

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Four Tips for Amazing Bluebonnet Photos

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Ah, bluebonnet season—the time of year when Texas transforms into a sea of vibrant blue blooms, creating the perfect backdrop for stunning photos. Here are four insider tips on making the most of our bluebonnet photo session: Plan Ahead for Perfection: Bluebonnet season in Dallas typically reaches its peak in April, but the key to...

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Three (Surprising) Things You HAVEN’T Prepped for Your Family Photo Session

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So, you’ve finally booked that long-awaited family photo session with me! Together, we have coordinated outfits, picked a picturesque location and mentally prepared the kids (and maybe even yourself) for our big day. But hold on just a second! Before you say cheese (not really, I won’t make you do that), there are a few...

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What to Wear for Your Fall Color Photo Session

Hey there, fall fashionistas! 🍂✨ It’s that time of year again – when the leaves start to turn, and our wardrobes get a seasonal makeover for those picture-perfect moments in Oklahoma City and Dallas! Let’s spice up your fall color photo session with some fabulous fashion tips: Embrace Vibrant Hues: Let’s paint the town with...

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When to Time Photos for Fall Color 🍂

As the crisp autumn air starts to settle in and nature prepares for its stunning transformation, it’s time to think about capturing those magical moments with your family. Fall offers a picturesque backdrop for family photos, with its vibrant hues of red, orange, and gold painting the landscape. But when is the best time to...

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Rustic Barn in OKC: A Family Photo Session at the Harn Homestead

The Harn Homestead is located Northeast of downtown Oklahoma City. It’s a popular place for school field trips and events, but also for weddings and family photos! Historically the Harn home was built in 1904 by William Fremont Harn, who came to the Oklahoma territory to settle Land Run disputes. There is a beautiful house,...

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Unveiling the Surprising Benefits of Urban Family Photo Sessions

Let’s delve into three surprising benefits that make urban photo sessions in Oklahoma City and Dallas a must-try for capturing your family’s unique story. Say goodbye to the constraints of scheduling your photo session during the elusive golden hour. Unlike nature settings where optimal lighting is limited to specific times of the day, the urban...

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Embrace the Early Light: 3 Surprising Benefits of a Sunrise Photo Session

As a photographer who cherishes capturing the beauty of families in natural light, I’m here to share with you a little secret: sunrise photo sessions are pure magic. While the idea of waking up before dawn might seem daunting at first, the rewards that come with early morning sessions are nothing short of extraordinary. So,...

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Three Questions to Ask Before Selecting Your Family  Portrait Photographer

Choosing the right photographer to freeze your family’s moments in time requires careful consideration. After all, these portraits will become treasured keepsakes, so it’s crucial to ensure they reflect the essence and beauty of your family. Here are three essential questions to ask before selecting your family portrait photographer: What is Your Photography Style? Every...

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FAQs for Clients

1.) What types of Photography do you offer?

 

I specialize in candid family, child and high school senior portraits in the Oklahoma City and the Dallas metroplexes. I also photograph events, sports and headshots.

 

2.) What location will we use?

 

I am primarily an on-location natural light photographer. I will assist you in determining a beautiful and scenic location for our session.

 

3.) What time of day do you book sessions?

 

Session are booked approximately 1.5 -2 hours prior to sunset or within an hour of sunrise.

 

4.) What do we wear?

 

I can most definitely help you with that! After ten years of photographing clients, I have learned what photographs well and what doesn't. Upon booking a session with me, I am happy to connect you with some tried and true styling tips. I will also help you with your specific outfit choices.

 

5.) My kids are WILD. Can you handle it?

 

Yep! I sure can! Aside from my own "spirited" children, I was an elementary school teacher for seven years. Not even the grumpiest dad or emotional teen scares me :). Just show up ready to have fun + love on your people. I will do the rest!

6.) Do you travel?

 

I LOVE to travel with clients! I have been across the globe photographing some amazing families. Booking a travel session with me is way more affordable than you think - plus I provide you with much more than just a standard session. Click on my travel portfolio to see images from the beach, Canada, Bali, New York City and more!

 

7.) How much do you charge?

 

Photo sessions are $950 plus state sales tax. This includes at least 65+ digital images, each carefully hand edited by Missy.

What Clients are Saying

"Our session was EASY. The most stressful part was just getting ready and Missy even helped with that. Once we met Missy I saw that she was laid back and went along with whatever our two year old wanted. You can tell she just loves kids and her job. Our pictures are a treasure." - The Hawkins Family

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