re-introducing: meggie h | mary cates salon

Can we say, beautiful? Meet Meggie, one of our recommended salon stylists for high school senior portraits. Not only is she an awesome and super-friendly stylist, but she's also a past client – we shot her senior photos back in 2011! And now you'll find her at Mary Cates Salon in Ellisville, Mo.


this baby's a big deal | newborn photography

Tough call here, partner... Is this the cutest darn kid you've ever done seen? You bet your britches, he is!
newborn baby photo


b3 on the way | maternity photography


flash that smile | nick @ eighteen months

black and white toddler photo
Little Kid Photo Tip #819: When you think a shoot has wrapped, give it at least one more minute. Breathe. Breathe again. Maybe start to pack up. But leave the camera on and the lens cap off. Keep that finger on the shutter ... You never know when the best smiles will come.


pre-dawn snowfall over the st. louis temple | december 14, 2013

What a difference 10 minutes can make. When I initially got the camera set up to photograph the St. Louis Temple Saturday morning, the sky was pitch black. The first images were pretty – the trees glowed as they do here, and the flakes were large. Once I thought I had captured the image I had originally envisioned, I moved to a new angle to show more of the building. After 10 minutes, I noticed the sky was starting to gain a little color. And then this happened:

LDS Temple in Snow
This print is available for sale, printed on metallic paper. Three sizes only: 12"x8" ($24), 18"x12" ($44), and 24"x16" ($84) plus $4.00 shipping. If you've never seen a photo on metallic paper, it's a sight to see – kind of like this was in person. 

Email photos@benandbeccalee.com or leave a comment on this blog post if you'd like to purchase one. 


switchfoot in springfield | november 21, 2013

Check out our latest collection of Switchfoot concert images. These were shot at one of the band's final Fading West 2013 tour stops – Springfield, Mo., at the Gillioz Theatre, a cool, old venue with tons of character.
Switchfoot photo
Switchfoot concert photo
Switchfoot concert photo
Switchfoot concert photo
Switchfoot concert photo
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