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Snap a pic with these female photographers in HTX

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By Spring Chenjp     3/7/23 10:32pm

Are you a senior looking for graduation photos to commemorate your last few months at Rice, in need of a LinkedIn headshot to replace that old high school photo or just want some Instagram-worthy golden hour pictures? These six photographers in the Houston area who identify as women are sure to have you covered this Women’s History Month.

Kelsea Whiting Photography

Starting off with Rice University’s very own Kelsea Whiting, this Brown College sophomore has been a professional freelance photographer since she was sixteen years old. Alongside Whiting’s graduation and individual portrait work, she does couples, families and even wedding photography. Whiting has already begun graduation shoots for the class of 2023, so be sure to fill out the contact form on her website if interested.

Kris D. Photography

Krista Davenport has been a professional photographer since her graduation from the University of Houston with a BFA in Photography in 2014. Davenport’s portfolio boasts events as varied as the Burning Man festival and Red Cross disaster relief efforts, and she has been featured in collections for the Cincinnati Art Museum, Houstonia Mag and Houston Press. Her standard photo package starts at $300 for a 30-minute session or $500 for an hour-long session with unlimited wardrobe changes. Davenport’s studio in Richmond is less than 30 minutes from Rice, and she is available to travel, promising a turnaround of 7-10 days for photos.

Tara Flannery

For those willing to drive to The Woodlands or the Conroe area, Tara Flannery specializes in graduation, headshot and family photos alongside visual marketing development for businesses. Flannery is a Certified Professional Photographer licensed by the Professional Photographers of America Trade Association. Her headshot sessions start at $190 for a singular retouched headshot, or up to $590 for a full-service headshot including hair, makeup and wardrobe services.

Arts Houston Photography

Enobong Houston, another University of Houston alumna, has over 11 years of experience in photography. Specializing in senior and headshot photography, Houston offers three photo packages starting at $450. Houston’s full-service approach includes same-day viewing for most photo sessions, wardrobe consulting and location selection. Arts Houston Photography is a great option for those looking to support a Black-owned, LGBTQ-friendly small business.

Amanda Bailey Photography

Amanda Bailey is based in Texas City and services the greater Houston and Galveston area with a studio in Memorial Park less than a ten-minute drive from Rice. Bailey has over 15 years of photography experience, and her rates start at $500 for a 45-minute session, including consultation, styling and travel fees, if applicable. Seniors looking to shoot their graduation photos will receive 15 images; headshots are priced at $700 for 40 images. 

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