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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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Choosing your wedding photographer is such a huge decision!  You are investing in the person who will capture all your other big decisions. Venue: Finley Farms The dress, the venue, the colors, the florals, the hair, the make-up, and all the personal touches. It is possible to assign a monetary value to all that, but […]

Why have black and white wedding photos in your gallery?

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If you’ve imagined getting married somewhere that seems charming, private and almost seems as if you’ve been transported to a different era: Haseltine Estate in Springfield, Missouri might be your perfect wedding venue. This gorgeous 10 acre estate is anchored by a mansion built in 1897. The mansion showcases layers of craftmanship from the custom […]

A Haseltine Estate Wedding

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If you’ve landed here, you are probably in the middle of making a huge decision:  Who will take the wedding photos that will get me a bazillion likes on Facebook?  Who will take the wedding photos that showcase the memories you will cherish forever of the most important day of your life?  You know you […]

Why are wedding photographers so expensive?

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I was fortunate last fall to photograph not just one gorgeous private property wedding, but THREE near my hometown of Lebanon, Missouri. They were distinctly different events, although two of the weddings were at the same family home. When I’m talking to my future brides, we talk a lot about the venues – and you […]

The Key to Hosting a Private Property Wedding

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If you are looking for a sophisticated and timeless event in Springfield, Missouri wedding – a Hotel Vandivort wedding is the perfect choice. It is described as ‘an unrivaled wedding venue’ which is on point, as there is truly nothing else like it in southwest Missouri. There is so much to love about living in […]

A Hotel Vandivort Wedding – The Hatchers

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I’ve got a stunning Branson wedding venue to share with you. Just 15 minutes northeast of Branson, this modern venue offers stunning views of the rolling hills the area is known for. The elegance of The Atrium wedding venue stands out against the natural landscape, while letting all the beauty of the Ozarks into your […]

The Atrium Wedding Venue – Branson, Missouri

Gorgeous oak tree in front of lake at Mighty Oak Lodge, a wedding venue in Lebanon, Missouri. Photo by Bailey Morris Photography.

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If rustic and elegant is what you are looking for when it comes to the venue for your dream wedding, Mighty Oak Lodge in Lebanon, Missouri may be the perfect fit. Named for the magnificent oak tree on the property, the venue offers a variety of backdrops for your wedding photos.  A little bit about […]

Mighty Oak Lodge – Missouri Wedding Venue

Diamond wedding ring resting on a peach rose in a bridal bouquet photographed by Bailey Morris Wedding Photography.

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It’s spring wedding season, so there’s no better time to reflect back on some gorgeous spring weddings I’ve had the honor of photographing in the last few years. Spring is such a special time. The season is a time of renewal and full bloom. The perfect time to start a new chapter in your love […]

Spring Wedding Season Is Here

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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?

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