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celebrating OU seniors and Bartlesville and Tulsa families through photography.

Hey, y’all! 

I’m Melanie, the girl behind the lens at Melanie Foster Photography. Whether you’re getting ready for your upcoming OU senior or your Bartlesville or Tulsa family photography experience, I hope you’ll stay a while, pick up a few tips, and be inspired for your own MFP photo session! 

Many of you may not know that I have an option to book an extra long OU senior session! While my typical shoots are 45 minutes to 1 hour in length, some seniors desire a little extra time. This means a more laid back, slower paced shoot with added bonuses! Helen booked her 2023 senior […]

This darling Bartlesville Family is saying goodbye to their home of 22 years last summer! As they approached this bittersweet season, they wanted to commemorate the culmination of so much life lived in such a special home. Bartlesville Family Session at Home When Kristin first reached out to inquire about this family home photo session, […]

Phew…it’s been a long time coming! I wrote down M’s birth story within the first few weeks of her life, but kept it in my drafts for two reasons. One: I really wanted to wait to compare my memory with the notes from my midwives! I finally got the chance to sit down and do […]

A family stands together for their family photo session with Bartlesville family photographer

If you’re anything like me, you love capturing as many milestones for your family as possible. Sometimes those are major milestones, like welcoming a newborn into your lives. Maybe it’s celebrating your high school graduate through a senior portrait session.   Sometimes, though, those milestones might be small in comparison. But you and I both […]

Dad stands with daughter and young toddler, facing away from camera

Nowadays, it seems like most people receive their images from their photographer and immediately upload it onto social media or the internet. It’s become a natural part of our lives at this point!  But every so often, I have clients who prefer to keep their children’s identities protected during family and children’s portrait photography sessions.  […]

Last October, we took our first big “getaway” since having Ruth! I had been dreaming about this first trip the entirety of Ruth’s life so we were excited for our two night stay at Big Cedar Lodge! When you’re in the throws of newborn life, you feel like you’re never going to have a normal […]

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