Forest Park St. Louis Missouri Wedding Photo Photographer

Our Philosophy

We believe that family photos should be beautifully displayed and enjoyed such that they become part of your family identity & heritage. That’s why we offer a portrait photography experience that begins with a personal consultation and ends with hand-delivery & installation of your heirloom custom art.

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Working Together


Initial Consultation

Before the session, we discuss your needs, explain our process, and plan how we can make your portrait dreams come true.


The Outdoor Studio

We bring full studio lighting to your on-location session. This allows us to create truly stunning images. Whether it’s a blazing sunset, a blissfully blue afternoon, or a dramatically stormy day, we specialize in creating images that will make an artistic impact on your walls featuring your loved ones against the backdrop of the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.


In-Person Reveal Party

We bring the photos to you for an in-person reveal session the very next day (or at your convenience). It’s a party! We debut your photos with a slideshow set to music on your very own TV, and then work with you to design your order. We talk through everything from custom Photoshop retouching needs to artwork sizes and options and take the work and hassle off your shoulders. Experience the fun of an in-person reveal party together with your family… in the comfort of your own home or vacation rental!


Heirloom Products

We specialize in quality print products, including wall art, coffee table albums, and fine art prints to showcase your beautiful blessings. Just wait until you get your hands on them! You’ll soon fall in love too. We bring product samples to your consultation and photo reveal party and carefully guide you through the selection and ordering process.


Delivery & Installation

All of our products include complementary local delivery and installation. Are you vacationing at the Lake of the Ozarks or are we traveling to you outside the area? No problem. We are happy to ship your products for free! Experience high end photography for yourself today.

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Want to get started?

We’d love to talk with you! Sessions start at $690, which includes the time of the session itself, the in-person ordering appointment, and a $500 credit to purchase products and images from your session!

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What You Get with Us

A Seasoned Guide

More than likely, you’re not a photography expert. That’s why we’re here. We guide you through the process every step of the way to make your portrait experience exceptional.

Comprehensive Coverage

We don’t limit the amount of time or the location of your shoot. Your family is the most important thing, and we’ll take our time ensuring we get the shot.

The Digitals

All our print products include the matching high resolution digital negatives for your personal archives.

Albums & Wall Art

A beautiful album or wall display is the best way to share and enjoy your photos for generations to come. That’s why we offer a full line of premium albums and wall art.

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Mitchell Bennett Photography always does a wonderful job

and are so great to work with! They have taken pictures for our family multiple times with amazing results (even while dealing with a rambunctious two year old).

Steve & Michelle

Our Portfolio

We love fine art photography, and we strive to present you with classic, beautiful, and tangible custom artwork that will ultimately become a family heirloom.

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Ready for next steps?

Make sure to capture this special time in your family’s life.