Improv Photo


Try Improv Photo and see for yourself. You will LOVE YOUR SENIOR PORTRAITS or you don’t pay! Just look at my guarantee below. Now serving the greater Tyler, Texas area, including Bullard, Flint, Longview, Tyler, Lindale, Whitehouse, Jacksonville, Palestine, Troup, Gladewater, Kilgore, Henderson…heck, just about anywhere in East Texas!


LOVE your photos or you don’t pay. It’s that simple. If you are not completely knocked out by your images, you will owe me NOTHING. Zilch. Nada. No questions asked, and no hard feelings either.

What to do:

  • Look at my Video Slideshow Gallery to see if you like what I do

  • Let’s start there first. I have a number of sample images that I’ve created over the years, I will admit to being a better photographer than a web guy, so I don’t have everything I’ve ever photographed online for viewing. Honestly, I’m so busy sometimes, I just don’t have the time to tweak my website all the time…but hopefully you will see something that you like.

  • Look at my Price List to see if we are a good fit for your budget

  • If you like what you see in the Video Slideshow Gallery and like my Price List, you will contact me, which is what I’m counting on. If neither of these things work for you, NO HARD FEELINGS, we might just not be a good match.

  • Contact me to book a PRE-SESSION consultation

  • This is simply a way for us to get together, usually it’s going to be me, mom and senior. We meet somewhere, either in my tiny-but-exciting studio, or somewhere like a Starbucks or Panera Bread. We just meet for about 20 or 30 minutes to talk about the session and review the Price List and decide on the session type you would like.

    This quick meeting also serves to “break the ice” so that when you are in front of the camera for our session, it won’t be the first time we meet. I’ve discovered that this makes our session go SO much better as we are all a little more relaxed and comfortable. When you are relaxed and comfortable in front of the camera, that is when the BEST moods and expressions come out.

    Our meeting is also a GREAT time to show me some sample images that you may have “swiped” (yeah, I use a “swipe” file of images that I grab from magazines or on the web for reference and for ideas on really cool photos). The more you and your mom can contribute with ideas, actually the better the session, so use your smart phone and grab some pics of images that catch your eye and we’ll talk about them at our quick meeting.

    Call or text 903 707 0706 to book our quick PRE-SESSION CONSULTATION

    If you decide to book at that time, I’ll collect your session fee and we will schedule and talk about the logistics and what’s going to happen the day of our session.

  • Book your session

  • There are a number of choices for sessions, starting with a studio session, an extended studio session and outdoor location sessions. Some of the best results I’ve seen is when we do a hybrid session, which is part in the STUDIO and part ON LOCATION. Both are important as they allow for many different looks. The studio allows for easier clothing changes which is great if you want to wear a prom dress (or tux). It may be easier to get in and out of dresses and tuxes in the studio.

    Location shooting is really fun and you can incorporate anything to help show what your life is like in your senior year, whether it’s a car or truck, or a favorite location, or with your horse or any other hobby or interest you have. Do you play sports? How about a sports portrait with you in your uniform, or on location at the field, track or court. This is an opportunity for you to express yourself and really show the world who you are, no ideas are too whacky, unless of course they are dangerous, illegal or age-inappropriate quite naturally.

  • Come in to view and order your images

  • This is when we will meet in my viewing room and look at proofs from your session. This is a great time to see your images similar to their finished and printed form. There are many choices for your images once they are created and selected. We will discuss these options at the viewing and ordering session. Please note that the price sheet will show you pretty much everything that you will need to know about the costs, so you will know beforehand what your options are.

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