Portrait sessions

From Senior sessions, to family, pets, maternity, boudoir, and absolutely EVERYTHING in between, I am ready to capture these special moments in your life for you.

Capturing you and your loved ones in beautiful, natural light photos that will reflect this stage in your life for you to look back at for years to come is of the highest importance to me. My number one priority during all photos sessions is to capture the real, natural joy and love that everyone deserves in their portraits.

My style of photography aims to capture the real, organic, and absolutely beautiful you. I promise to be your biggest cheerleader during your session, and do my best to make you feel confident, radiant and as comfortable as possible!

I believe photography should be as enjoyable as possible from start to finish. I have systems in place that will electronically go over your session agreement, scheduling, paying for your session and delivery of your gallery. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy.

I want to make you feel beautiful and I want to make your photography experience fun! I also want to make it as easy as possible for you! All of my packages include access to an online digital gallery where you can easily download, share and print all of your high resolution digital files (super easy!). There are no hidden purchase requirements, absolutely no hidden fees, and no secrets!

  • Standard 1 hour photo sessions begin at $160

    • Includes a custom, personalized experience with Courtney Preston, 1 hour of shooting at 1-2 select locations, 2-3 outfit changes and an online gallery where you can easily download, share and print all of your fully edited, high-resolution digital images. 

    • Location for photoshoot can be anywhere within 60 miles of Galena, KS. Travel charges will be applied to session if location is more than 60 miles from photographer’s base.

  • 30 minute mini sessions $90

    • Includes a custom, 30 minute session with Courtney Preston at 1 location in the Galena, Kansas or Joplin, Missouri area. 1 location, 1 outfit, and an online gallery where you can easily download, share and print all of your fully edited, high resolution digital images.

For more information about portrait sessions, click below to inquire

—Please Note: All family sessions include 6 People in base price. All additional people participating in session will be an additional $15 per person added to cost.—

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weddings & special occasions

Hooray! You have decided on forever, and need someone who you can trust to capture the day where your two lives become one!

I work to serve a bride who wants joyful, genuine portraits of herself & her new partner, and she needs more than just pretty pictures. She needs an incredible EXPERIENCE!

I fully believe my responsibility as your wedding photographer does not stop at just capturing beautiful images of your day - it is to make your entire wedding experience as seamless and enjoyable as possible! From the moment you book until I send you your final gallery, I’m the gal to make sure that your wedding day is everything you ever hoped it could be.

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1: booking and Planning

Did we just become best friends? Yep!

Upon inquiry, I will work with you to best determine what package will fit your needs on your wedding day. We don’t keep secrets here, so I will happily answer any questions or concerns you may have! Once you have booked and we are officially official, we will start planning all the fun details of your engagement shoot!

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2. engagement session

Now we REALLY get to start having fun! We will work together to find the perfect location to fit the vibe you want for your session! If you are unsure what to wear, I’ve got your back! I will work with you to make sure that your engagement session will totally reflect your lives as a couple! We will spend an hour laughing and getting to know each other during your shoot! The only job you guys will have during your engagement shoot is to just LOVE each other - I will walk you through the posing process to make sure you feel comfortable and confident in front of the camera!

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3. The planning process

As your wedding day approaches, I am your gal to help you with anything and everything you may need! You need vendor recommendations? I got em! Timeline preparation to make sure your day is as smooth as a fresh jar of Skippy? Let’s do it! We will go over every detail to make sure the moment you open your eyes on your wedding day, you know that your day will be as stress-free as possible and you can just focus on starting a life with the person you love!

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4. wedding day

Your big day is finally here!! My goal on your wedding day is to make sure your day is a easy, stress free and wonderful as possible! I will be there to make sure every sweet moment is captured from start to finish. You will be able to look back at your joyous day for years to come!

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5. gallery delivery

After the bouquet is tossed and you come back from your honeymoon, you will be able to enjoy your gorgeous photos within 3 weeks after you say your vows! Your beautifully displayed online gallery is where you can download, share and print all of those gorgeous photos taken on the best day of your life! All of your photos are high-resolution images that can be shared, uploaded, downloaded, printed and oogled however and wherever you like.

All packages include Courtney as your photographer, a customized package to fit all of your needs from 4-10 hours of coverage, an online wedding gallery full of high resolution photos with print release, and a complimentary Engagement Session so I can get to know you better!

READY TO SCHEDULE A SESSION? fill out the contact sheet by clicking the button below!