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Natalie + Chris | Couples Photo Session at Sparky’s Ice Cream and Mizzou

  Natalie and Chris had the most amazing couples photo session.  I’m so excited to finally share these images! Natalie had mentioned to Chris that she wished the two of them had more photos together, so Chris surprised her with a photo session for her birthday!   He planned for us to start at the    […]

Best of 2016 | Best Wedding and Portrait Locations

  Continuing our look back at some of the best moments of 2016, I also wanted to highlight some of the amazing wedding and portrait locations from this past year.  From rustic mid-Missouri parks to the historic Tiger Hotel and Governor’s Garden, 2016 was definitely an exciting year of exploring tried-and-true favorites, as well as    […]

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Best of 2016 | Best Wedding and Couples’ Session Moments

  2016 was another fantastic year of celebrating love, happiness, and new families at Danielle McAfee Photography.  Thank you to all of my wonderful clients for your support and friendship, and for making 2016 our best year yet! <3 As we reflect on the events of the past year, I like to look back and remember some    […]

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Madeline + Simon | Stephens Lake Park Engagement Photography Session

  I met Madeline and Simon at Stephens Lake Park for their gorgeous fall engagement session.  Simon came all the way from Texas to Missouri for their photos, which I am pretty sure is a new record for farthest distance a client has traveled to me! 🙂  Thank goodness his travel plans, our schedules, and the temperamental Missouri weather    […]

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Ellen + Joe | Mizzou Campus and Stephens Lake Park Engagement Session in Columbia, MO

  Ellen and Joe are my favorite kind of clients — easy-going, up for anything, and crazy in love! Joe and Ellen chose a two-hour engagement session last fall, which gave us plenty of time to travel to multiple locations around Columbia.  We started at Stephens Lake Park, with an adorable baseball-themed shoot for their Save-the-Dates.    […]

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Best of 2015 | Best Wedding and Engagement Photos

  2015 has been such a phenomenal year for Danielle McAfee Photography!  This year, I saw my work featured in fourteen(!!!) publications, discovered and photographed at some amazing new locations (including historic downtown Caledonia, Serenity Valley Winery, and Cafe Berlin!) and met even more fabulous new clients and friends. <3 As we reflect on the past    […]

Kristen + Marcus | Mizzou Engagement Session in Columbia MO

  I am so excited to finally share Kristen and Marcus’ Mizzou engagement session!  Marcus and Kristen met at a skating rink in Columbia, Missouri while they were both students at Mizzou.  Marcus later proposed to Kristen at that same skating rink — way to go, Marcus! — and, as they say, the rest is    […]