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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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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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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

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?

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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.