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Bring out the Fun Round 3: More Games for PLAYful Family Photo Sessions

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Ok. I heard the feedback. Ya’ll LOVED part 1 and part 2 of this series. I am here to offer you three more games you can play during family photo sessions. Please leave me a comment or send me a message and let me know how they work for you during your own sessions! Sneak...

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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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25 Fun and Unique Props to Bring to Your Beach Photo Session

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Wow, do I have the most informative post for you! Plus the most gorgeous Rosemary Beach photo session to accompany it! So, you are planning your travel beach photo session with me 🙋‍♀️ and are wanting to add a little pizzazz to your photos? Well I have compiled a wonderful list of props that add...

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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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Bring Out the Fun Part 2! Two Additional Photography Prompts

Part Two Well I heard so much great feedback from my previous post on Three Games I LIke to Play During Family Photo Sessions that I decided to do Round Two! Tell me what you think! Race to Me (children ages 3-10)  – Sometimes this turns into Red Light, Green Light but either way kids...

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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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Tips for a Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge Family Photo Session

Nestled amidst the vibrant cityscape of Dallas, the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge stands as an iconic landmark, offering a stunning backdrop for family portraits. With its sleek architecture and panoramic views, capturing your family portraits against this backdrop is an opportunity not to be missed. Let’s dive into some tips to help you create unforgettable...

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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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