• Photo by The Bennetts, Lake of the Ozarks photographers

Our Philosophy

We believe that family photos should be beautifully displayed and enjoyed such that they become part of your family identity & heritage. That’s why we offer a portrait photography experience that begins with a personal consultation and ends with hand-delivery & installation of your heirloom custom art.

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boy being thrown in the lake of the Ozarks
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Lake of the Ozarks Family Photographer

Working Together


Initial Consultation

Before the session, we discuss your needs, explain our process, and plan how we can make your portrait dreams come true.


The Outdoor Studio

We bring full studio lighting to your on-location session. This allows us to create truly stunning images. Whether it’s a blazing sunset, a blissfully blue afternoon, or a dramatically stormy day, we specialize in creating images that will make an artistic impact on your walls featuring your loved ones against the backdrop of the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.


In-Person Reveal Party

We bring the photos to you for an in-person reveal session the very next day (or at your convenience). It’s a party! We debut your photos with a slideshow set to music on your very own TV, and then work with you to design your order. We talk through everything from custom Photoshop retouching needs to artwork sizes and options and take the work and hassle off your shoulders. Experience the fun of an in-person reveal party together with your family… in the comfort of your own home or vacation rental!


Heirloom Products

We specialize in quality print products, including wall art, coffee table albums, and fine art prints to showcase your beautiful blessings. Just wait until you get your hands on them! You’ll soon fall in love too. We bring product samples to your consultation and photo reveal party and carefully guide you through the selection and ordering process.


Delivery & Installation

All of our products include complementary local delivery and installation. Are you vacationing at the Lake of the Ozarks or are we traveling to you outside the area? No problem. We are happy to ship your products for free! Experience high end photography for yourself today.

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wall art with a family on a boat at the lake of the Ozarks

Want to get started?

We’d love to talk with you! Sessions start at $690, which includes the time of the session itself, the in-person ordering appointment, and a $500 credit to purchase products and images from your session!

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What You Get with Us

A Seasoned Guide

More than likely, you’re not a photography expert. That’s why we’re here. We guide you through the process every step of the way to make your portrait experience exceptional.

Comprehensive Coverage

We don’t limit the amount of time or the location of your shoot. Your family is the most important thing, and we’ll take our time ensuring we get the shot.

The Digitals

All our print products include the matching high resolution digital negatives for your personal archives.

Albums & Wall Art

A beautiful album or wall display is the best way to share and enjoy your photos for generations to come. That’s why we offer a full line of premium albums and wall art.

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The Bennetts always do a wonderful job

and are so great to work with! They have taken pictures for our family multiple times with amazing results (even while dealing with a rambunctious two year old).

Steve & Michelle

Our Portfolio

We love fine art photography, and we strive to present you with classic, beautiful, and tangible custom artwork that will ultimately become a family heirloom.

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Lake of the Ozarks photo at Ha Ha Tonka State Park

Ready for next steps?

Make sure to capture this special time in your family’s life.

Lake of the Ozarks Family Photographer

We would love to be your Lake of the Ozarks family photographer. At The Bennetts, we specialize in creating heirloom portraits for you and your loved ones to cherish for a lifetime. Our goal is to capture each precious face in perfect clarity, but don’t worry, all of our images come with complete Photoshop retouching so you’re sure to look amazing.

Whether you’re vacationing at the Lake of the Ozarks or call this stunning location home, we are here to capture the essence of your family’s unique bond against the picturesque backdrop of this beautiful area.

As experienced photographers, we know the ins and outs of the Lake of the Ozarks and can guide you to stunning locations, whether that’s tranquil shores, lush forests, or breathtaking sunsets. Together, we will create a collection of photographs that truly reflect the love, joy, and connection your family shares.

When you choose me as your Lake of the Ozarks family photographer, you can expect a personalized and enjoyable experience from start to finish. We take the time to get to know each family we work with, understanding your vision and preferences. By building a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere during the photo session, we ensure that every member of your family feels at ease.

With our artistic approach, we capture both posed and candid moments that authentically represent your family’s dynamics. From playful interactions to heartfelt embraces, every photograph will tell a story that you’ll want to relive over and over again.

Preserve your family’s memories at the Lake of the Ozarks with The Bennetts. Contact us today to schedule your session, and let’s create something to treasure.

Contact us today to start the conversation. We’d love to discover how we can serve you!

Interested in Wedding Photography? Find our dedicated wedding website here.