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Welcome. I am so excited you are here. This blog has been a dream of mine, and I am so happy it is finally coming to life. I hope you enjoy as I give you glimpse into my world as a photographer. Happy reading. With love and warmth, Bailey

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bridal party at Industrial Grove wedding venue

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Looking for a Springfield wedding venue? It is well worth the 27 minute drive for couples looking to get married in a unique industrial, yet elegant space. Consider this Fair Grove wedding venue: Industrial Grove. A Wedding Photographer’s Perspective Your venue choice is so important. It appears in every single one of your wedding photos. […]

Industrial Grove – Missouri Wedding Venue

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Why do brides want it? Well, it really makes total sense…

The blurry photo is romantic, ethereal, and dreamlike. 

Will you ever have a day more romantic than this?

Is the blurry photo trend right for your wedding?

Missouri Wedding Photographer Bailey Morris holding a camera

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“Why do you like shooting weddings so much? That would stress me out!” I’ve been asked this question so many times- I’ve lost count. If you know me, you know I’m a highly emotional person. I feel things a little too deeply. I get excited over very little things. I tear up at so many […]

Why Weddings Don’t Stress Me Out.

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Listen – Giving birth is HARD. Not just hard, but HARD HARD. It requires every ounce of you to be fully present. It is also beautiful. With that being said, I am always always always going to be the first person to tell you to book a session WHILE you are giving birth. Here are […]

You Just had a Baby – Why not remember Every Single Part of it?

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If you have not figured out, weddings might just be my favorite things to photograph! They are always unique, special, out of the box, and extraordinary! They make me laugh, cry, and smile all within a span of 5 hours! It should be no surprise that I am highlighting ANOTHER wedding! The Campbell’s got married […]

C A M P B E L L W E D D I N G

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First Off: C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! ! ! Soak it all in. This special time in your life happens so quickly, so enjoy it! There are so many things that are running through your head. What date will we pick? Where will we […]

Just Got Engaged…Now What?

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To all my fellow photographers, please read the title again. Let me say it louder for the people in the back – INVESTING IN YOURSELF IS IMPORTANT. I think that investing in yourself is sometimes the risk that is just too much of a burden to some. It is quite the opposite actually – the […]

Investing in YOURSELF is IMPORTANT

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It is no secret that while family photos are great in theory, look pretty on the wall, and bring back memories for years to come. However, no one talks about the moments leading up to family pictures and the not so great emotions that come with them. Let’s be honest for one second, family pictures […]

How to Survive a Family Photo Session

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In the photography world, there are so many firsts that we encounter. Most people tend to think about the obvious first… your first kiss as a married couple. However, there are so many more! These are the most special moments, and I get a front seat every single time! How lucky am I??? Let’s start […]

The Firsts.

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I think it is long overdue for a little life update. First off, I celebrated my 28th birthday! Woohoo! Year 27 was filled with lots of weddings, newborns, families, and of course, adding one more little one to my clan! I am hopeful that year 28 will bring love, warmth, more family time, milestones, and […]

This is 28.

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Maybe I am just a sucker for love, a happy ending, or romance in general BUT do weddings not put you in the best mood? I love LOVE. With that being said, I am going to do a recap of the weddings that I had in 2021. I had 15 weddings this past year!! I’m […]

I Think I’ll Love You For A Long Time

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Ten Fingers. Ten Toes. Warm Hugs. Never-ending love. If I could use one word to describe what it is like to take pictures of the sweetest little babes: INCREDIBLE. There is something so special to being one of the first ones to help welcome a baby into the world by capturing the sweetest first moments […]

Give Me All The Babies

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With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I find it appropriate to let you all in on what I am most thankful for this season. While I am thankful for these things year round, this season just brings it out in you. While the list could go on and on about what I am thankful for.. […]

Thanksgiving Thankfulness

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Hi! Hey! Hello! Are you new here? Are you first time clients? Not sure what to expect when heading into your first session? Then look no further… Alee Becker is going to be taking over the blog today giving you all of the inside knowledge on what to expect! First off, hi – I’m Alee. […]

What to Expect during your Session from an Actual Client!

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Hey everyone. It has been a little bit since I wrote a blog. However, I have been busy growing a human!! With that being said, I need to introduce someone. Foster Barr Morris Weighing in at 8 pounds and 4 ounces. Chunky goodness. Born on August 4th, 2021. Yes, AFTER my due date… but that […]

Foster Barr Morris

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My neck of the woods has been pretty chaotic, so I thought I would share a few tidbits of what in the world is going on! First things first, I will be on maternity leave July 12 – August 31 – I am BEYOND ready to meet Baby Morris #3!!!! We are so giddy with […]

Life is crazy, so here’s an update…

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This year has been hard. It has been hard as a business owner. As a teacher. As a parent. But so incredibly hard as a student. To the Class of 2021.. YOU DID IT!!! Graduating is quite the accomplishment. It is one giant step in your life. It shows that you can do anything that […]

Class of 2021

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It is no question that being a bride in 2020 did not always have its perks. HOWEVER, my 2020 brides knocked it out of the park. I will tell you day in and day out that I have the best clients. BUT believe me when I say, I had the BEST 2020 brides. These brides […]

2020 Brides – You have my heart.

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I AM OVER THE MOON! This turned out amazing – check out everything you need to know about the Novella Workshop!

I Hosted My First Workshop!!

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As a mother of 2, soon to be 3, I cannot tell you how much joy it brings me to capture sweet little ones. I love babies, all the babies, can’t get enough of the babies. I have done many sessions with the cutest newborns, so I have curated a list of tips that I […]

NEWBORNS BABY

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I am mixing things up a little bit. If you do not know by now, I love food. All food. I am not picky. So when an opportunity presented itself to take pictures of food, I WAS ALL IN! This is not your typical senior, wedding, family session blog. This is your mouth watering, need […]

Where are my foodies at??

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As I am sure that you know, I love my little guys, Crosby & Truman, with my entire heart. They are my world, and my favorite thing to photograph.  They keep me on my toes. They are fun, loud, crazy, and all boy. I would not trade this for the world. They make me a […]

So, I have been keeping a little secret…

Morris Imagery

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Wow. What a year. I think we can all confidently say that this year was not anything we were expecting. However, there is still so much to be grateful for. I am thankful for my family and their constant support in this business. They love me so well, and push me to be the best […]

H A P P Y N E W Y E A R

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M E R R Y C H R I S T M A S I cannot even begin to tell you how much I loved my Christmas Mini’s this year. They were taken at Cole’s Tree Farm & it did not disappoint. Christmas is fun, exciting, inviting, and something we all need right now. I […]

Christmas Mini’s 2020

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What is my favorite color? Lavender – I love the color, scent, and flower.  It was actually one of my wedding colors! Who is my favorite artist? Why? Right now, NF. I listen to a wide range of music from the Hamilton soundtrack to Thomas Rhett and throwbacks. It’s all based on my mood I”m […]

20 THINGS ABOUT ME

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Families are a special kind of session that brings so much uncertainty, yet so much excitement. I never know what I might get with families, and that is the fun in it all. My favorite part is to see the families arrive in their matching outfits or matching color outfits. Families spend so much time […]

The Bartholomew’s

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You’re recently engaged and considering a black tie theme. What is a black tie wedding? Let’s take a look at the main components that define ‘black tie’ and what that means for your wedding planning. It’s so much fun to dive into the details and share beautiful wedding photos of such an elegant, classic event.  […]

What is a black tie wedding?

engagement photo featuring her hand resting on his arm

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Whether you are going for traditional engagement photos, or you are looking to take some unique engagement photos, this blog is meant to showcase some engagement photo poses that you can put your own spin on.

Which engagement photo poses are best?

Examples of pearls being used in wedding jewelry which is a 2024 wedding trend.

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Couples are seeking innovative ways to make their wedding day memorable. In 2024 wedding trends will continue to embrace originality while also welcoming timeless elegance in overall design and the small details. There are a few global 2024 wedding trends that I just know my midwestern woo girls will flawlessly execute over the next year, […]

2024 Wedding Trends for Missouri Weddings and Beyond

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When you get your wedding photo gallery, you’ll immediately be looking to find that perfect photo of the two of you together to share with all your friends and family right away. Then you’ll be gushing over the moments captured of your wedding party, your family, and friends. But after you sit with your gallery […]

9 Photos We Must Take At Your Wedding…Without People

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I know what you are thinking… Family pictures are such a waste of money when my family is changing constantly! I get it! I have 3 little boys that are changing every single day! They smile different, the hair is different, their 10 little fingers and 10 little toes are different. HOWEVER, that is the […]

Why are Family Picture Worth the Money?