Welcome to the Melanie Foster Blog

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! 

When people ask how long I’ve been a photographer, I never really know what the right answer is. I officially started my business page on Facebook in November 2011, but I would say that things didn’t get real (which means I was shooting more than just concerts, events, and the occasional portrait session) until my […]

Brunette girl smiles for OU Norman Photographer

Phew, it was so nice to have the weekend off after the last few days I’ve had! I went home for my mom’s 60th birthday festivities on Thursday night…we had a big dinner at the country club Friday with her side of the family, and then a friends & family BBQ at the house on […]

It’s not very often that I get to photograph a guy senior! The men I do get the opportunity to work with (typically for proposals) are easy-going, easy to be around, go with the flow, and surprisingly open, and Blake was no exception! He is graduating with his bachelor’s and master’s degree from Price College […]

If I were to pick one way to describe Kaylee, it would be free spirit! Kaylee gave me so many Coachella vibes on our shoot – her fun, boho dress, long wavy hair, and killer green eyes just made her look like she stepped right out of the music festival and onto campus! Add in […]

This week is a milestone week for me – I have a blog a day coming at ya! Miss Emery is #3 out of 5 and I’m so thrilled to introduce her to y’all this Wednesday! One of the best ways I have been supported and cheered on is through word-of-mouth (WOM) referrals. I don’t […]

“I was honestly really nervous about this, but it ended up being SO much fun.” – THIS GIRL!!! This is what I love to hear! Faith has a corner of my heart because of this sweet comment right here, but also because she woke up at the crack of dawn on a Saturday for a […]

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