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! 

tulsa 50th anniversary

The only thing that can beat photographing sweet young love is photographing a love that has truly stood the test of time! Kirk and Adell gathered all of their family and friends for an anniversary reception in Tulsa last weekend to honor the commitment they made to one another on February 14, 1970 – FIFTY […]

There is a lot of freedom and creativity in a headshot session, and I want to make sure you are taken care of and feel confident from start to finish! I’m excited to share a go-to guide for headshots so that you have all the information you need as you prepare. (My own personal headshots […]

martin nature park fall photos

Taylor and Trevor are an original MFP couple – I photographed their engagements over FOUR years ago when I was still in college! It was a joy to have the opportunity to reconnect, and as I told Taylor, give them the real MFP experience now that I actually know what I am doing haha. While […]

Annie’s face when she got out of the car with Jaret to meet me was one I wish I had captured on video because it was the cutest mix of confusion and excitement! She reacted this way because this whole shoot was a total surprise to her! I’ve of course been in on surprises for […]

at home mesta park

Outside of family, one of the first couples I photographed at the start of my business was Hope & Taylor. (Check out that old blog for some 2016 throwbacks!) At the time, they were just dating (this was early 2012!), and Hope was a sorority sister from my hometown. I had seen photos of the […]

I had no idea what a walk with Christ really looked like when I was in college. I still probably don’t! (The older I get, the more I realize how much I don’t know…I know we hear that a lot, but it is SO TRUE!!!) I would go to church on Sundays, read my bible […]

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