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Fall Mini Session Have Arrived! {Family Photographer – Houma, La}



SESSIONS HAVE SOLD OUT!  If you missed out on the Oct 14th date and are still interested in having a fun, fall mini session, give me a call to schedule one on a day that works for you!

Fall mini sessions are here!  Session fees include a touch of fall added to our leaves in every edited image!!!  At Hessel Photography, we are not using any holiday themed props, so you can make this any color scheme you want.  Do you like oranges or browns?  Red and gold?  Yellow and white?  Make this your own!  I have 1 date available with 4 time slots.  Visit my shop to book your session time and package.




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Senior Outdoors Man {Senior Photography – Mandeville, Slidell and Metairie Photographer: Taken in Midland, TX}

I took this seniors brothers senior pictures a few years ago.  His mom loved this pose of his brother and wanted one for him too.  The family are avid hunters.

His grandfather had passed away and left some money for each boy when they graduated high school.  Both him and his brother had chosen to use some to get a Yeti cooler.  Because of the family significance, he wanted the Yeti included in his Senior pictures.

They loved their photo’s and had a hard time choosing which ones to purchase!

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Desert Rose {Styled Portraits – New Orleans Photographer: taken in Midland TX}

Her middle name is Rose. The beauty in the middle of a barren desert.  As we leave our West Texas home and move onto new adventures in Louisiana, I wanted to bring beauty to the barren landscape that we have lived among the last few years.  There IS beauty in the desert.  The sunsets are to die for.  There is something special about the flat landscape that brings your eyes up to the sky and to the flowers that bloom on the cactus’s.  The flowers that eventually turn into prickly pear fruit (which I totally recommend you try!).

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Sunset Shimmer {Fine art Family Session – NOLA: taken in MidlandTX}

Introducing Fine Art Family sessions! I will meet with you prior to your session to discuss outfit options. Mom was decked out in her wedding dress (after 2 kids, she was rocking it!). Her daughter was in a dress from my prop closet, while her son was in a classic neutral button down and slacks. Her husband was adorned in a suit and coordinating shirt and tie.  Both mom and her daughter accessorized with pearls!  Their outfits complimented the sunset perfectly!

What would your perfect styled session be?  Formal?  Classic?  Urban?

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Styled Fine Art Family Model Call {Styled portraits – Thibodaux and Houoma Photographer: taken in Midlnad, TX}

If you are interested in applying for this model call, please submit your application HERE.


midland odessa tx photogapherI am looking for a few families to use as models!  This fine art family session model call is styled by the photographer. All wardrobe choices must be pre approved. Photographer will provide a variety of girls dresses and hair accessories available for use if sizing fits. Photographer will provide suggestions for other wardrobe needs. Model will need to verify outfit options with the photographer and may be required to purchase or rent clothing specific to the session style.

Becoming Real {Photo Art Composite Photographer}



The Velveteen Rabbit was one of my favorite books as a child.  It has remained one of my favorite childhood book into adulthood.  I title this piece of artwork, “Becoming Real”.  This bunny will soon be joining his real friends in the woods, thanks to the fairy.