How will you be remembered?

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Glamour and Headshots

Visit my studio for a day of pampering.  Every glamour and headshot package includes professional hair and makeup as well as access to my studio wardrobe.  It's a chance to really treat yourself!

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Family

Bring in your family and let me help you create the perfect heirloom family portrait.  Whether you are looking to create a beautiful canvas gallery for over your fireplace, or a gorgeous album to pass down for generations, this is it!

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On Location

Let's go on an adventure!  El Paso is filled with beautiful and interesting locations for your portrait or family session.  Let's go find them.

Meet the Photographer

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Hey There!
I'm Mikaela, the face behind Mikaela Joy Photography

Each of us has a story to tell, but why so often do we find ourselves hiding instead?  I'm talking to you, mom in the over sized sweatshirt, and you, girl hiding behind your book.  I was you not that long ago.

Now I want you to think for a second. When was the last time you had your portrait taken?  No, those drunken selfies with your girlfriends don't count.  I'm talking about a flattering, professional, hang it on the wall type of portrait- the kind that makes you feel beautiful.

Let's just say it's been a while.  At least it had been for me.  Up until recently, my only response to a request for headshots or portraits of myself would have been my senior pictures.

It occurred to me one day how sad that was.  My walls, albums, and hard drives were full of pictures of my son and yet I wasn't in any of them.

Many years from now, I won't be around to tell my son stories of our lives together.  All he will have left is distant memories and the photos I leave behind.  I will sure to be in them.

So I ask you this.  As you look around at the photos on your wall and the albums on your shelf, how will you be remembered?  It just might be time for an update.