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  • Welcome to the Shannon Luther Photography’s blog!

    Welcome to my little blog where you can see my most recent work and a little bit of my sweet baby boy from time to time! My style is ever changing. It comes with growth and learning new techniques. And I am always open to learning something new! But one thing that stays the same, my desire to create memories. This desire comes from me being the third and last child so there are not many photos of me growing up. While it hurts me that I don't have those photos, it drives me to create them for my family now as well as yours.

    Memories are my specialty. My studio is located in downtown Rayville, Louisiana. Newborns up to small children are always welcome at the studio! And I would love to create some memories for you on location as well! I am available for families, maternity, children, seniors, engaged couples, bridals, and weddings for on location indoors and outdoors. I serve the Northeast Louisiana area (Rayville, Monroe, West Monroe, Ruston, etc.). I am also available to travel for weddings.

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    Photo credit goes to my husband, Cliff.

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Family Mini-Session Day #2!


Due to the many requests for another Family Mini Day, I have added this one in November.  It’s on a Sunday as that is the only available time I have.

Located in Start at the beautiful pecan orchards!

Session fee is due at booking by cash, check, or PayPal.

Grab a spot while you can!  These will go as fast as the first Family Minis did!

These will be after Day Light Savings Time ends so I can not add additional slots in the afternoon.

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Family Mini-Sessions!

Update:  Unfortunately, I had to remove the afternoon time slots for this mini-session day.  Those time slots just were not filling so I accepted a wedding for that evening.  Those that have already selected your time slots, please get your payments in soon.  Thank you so much to those that have booked for choosing me to photograph your family!  I can’t wait to see everyone!  

Completely booked!  If you would like to be put on a waiting list in case someone cancels, email me at


Family Mini-Sessions on October 18th at Black Bayou!

$125 plus tax for a 30 minute session and 10-15 digital images with printing rights

Images will be done in time for Christmas cards and prints to be ordered.

Email me at to reserve your spot!

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Hayley & Scott Engaged! | Farmerville Louisiana Wedding Photographer

It is so exciting to show off Hayley and Scott’s Engagements!  Their session went so well and has to be my best yet!  It certainly made me even more excited for their wedding which is in December.

We decided to do their session out in Farmerville at Scott’s parents’ land.  It had so much to offer that we didn’t even get to use everything!  There was a few beautiful fields, a pond, a barn, and so much more, but it was so hot that we only got to one of the fields and the barn area.  Just those two areas produced some great backgrounds which highlighted these two’s love for each other.  Hope you enjoy their session as much as I did photographing them!


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Eden’s 1 Year Birthday Party | Rayville Louisiana Children’s Photographer

Eden had her “Cupcake” themed birthday party at Caney Lake, and it is gorgeous out there!  It was raining off and on during the day, but it stopped for a bit for her birthday party.  Thank goodness cause it was outside.  All the decorations were so adorable and her cake was gorgeous!  IDreamCake made it.  I’ll have to check them out in the future!  It was a great birthday party and I do believe Eden enjoyed it.  Thank you again Bonnie for asking me to photograph your sweet little angel’s birthday party!  It was so much fun!


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Little Red Riding Hood Styled Shoot

This may sound pitiful…this vision has been in my head for about 2 years!  It’s changed quite a few times within that time.  But are we ever really in the same place years later from where we started?  If we are, that’s not necessarily a good thing.  I’m sure these wouldn’t be as good if I had shot it when I first started collecting all the materials.  My technical skills were not the same, my posing skills were not where I’m at today, and my mindset wouldn’t have been in the right place.  I still have more things to improve on.

This work looks nothing like what you usually see from me.  Having full control over this certainly let’s me be me.  I always want to create beautiful images for my clients, but I always keep in mind what the client wants.  In this case, it was what I wanted.

These were shot with off camera flash with a shoot through umbrella at dusk.  Makeup is from Makeup by Olivia, and she did a phenomenal job!  When I did a call for a makeup artist, she sent me the link to her work.  I was and am still blown away at her artistry!  She does all kinds of makeup so I highly suggest her for weddings, engagements, proms, Mommy’s and Seniors getting their photos taken, and artistic style work for photographers.  Check her out and let her know I sent you!  Hair is by Allison Johnston Whitstine.  She does hair for pageants so if you have a little girl that does pageants in our area, check her out.  The cloak is from Woodrock.  I had them make this custom to my specifications.  They are also the ones that created my Super Hero capes and masks.  The dress is from Dollcake.  I love all the ruffles!  And last, but by no means least, the model is Kelsie Travis from Oak Grove, Louisiana.  You may recognize her from my Princess Sessions about a year ago.  I love working with Kelsie and her family!  She is one fantastic girl, and I can’t wait to work with her again in the future!

Thank you to everyone who helped put this together!  I appreciate all the hard work and for allowing me to work with wonderful artists!


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Day Family | Rayville Louisiana Family Portrait Photographer

I hope everyone had a great Labor Day and long weekend!  We enjoyed some family time and movies on the couch so I was pretty rested up by this morning.  Got another session completed, and I’m almost caught up with all my editing! Today I finished the Day’s family session.

My sweet friend, Adriana, asked me to get some photos of her, her kids, and her parents so we headed out to the pecan orchards in Start.  It was the perfect day for photos too!  The sun was nice and bright and we had plenty of shade to work with.  Hope ya’ll enjoy their session!



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