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!
If you’ve hung around long enough, then you’re probably familiar with the different types of posts I share on my blog – personal posts (like Life Lately), client celebrations and shoots, educational resources for your session, and occasionally advice and tips for my seniors! The biggest thing on the mind of a graduating senior in […]
Last weekend, I was doing a scout/run-through with my friend Austin before his proposal. We drove up to the park location we had chosen to see dozens of cars lining the streets. This was not normal. When we had visited a few weeks earlier (around the same time, on the same day of the week), […]
There’s a rumor that’s been going around for a while now…I’m not really sure who started it or why it’s stuck around for so dang long but I’m pretty determined to put a damper on it. For some reason, the general consensus among college seniors is that post-graduation life is something to dread. We hear […]
While many seniors wait until the spring to take graduation photos, I usually have a fun group of MFP seniors who graduate in December a semester early or a semester late, snagging the coveted fall themed photo sessions! (Not to mention they also get that extra football season – I SEE YOU!!!) That being said, […]
There’s a secret to taking photos that I didn’t learn until way too far in to my photography journey: there is nothing more important than finding good light. Now that I’ve given it away, you’re probably thinking, okay, but… What is good light? I know this might be annoying, but the definition/explanation is actually pretty […]
Here’s a cool thing about graduation & senior shoots – there can be as little or as much preparation as you want going into your session! After you book a date, you have the option to get hair and makeup done, shop for some new outfits, brainstorm 1-2 unique-to-you locations on campus, and pick out […]