let's connect:

I know there are many photographers you could choose from, and I am truly honored you're considering me. The season of life you are in deserves to be remembered forever. I started my photography business with a passion to do just that –– to document your family's legacy through photos!

As your photographer, I vow to give you a stress-free and fun photography experience that's wholeheartedly built around serving you and your loved ones. I've photographed hundreds of families since 2011, so I've  learned a thing or two (or 12,257) about creating the perfect portrait session.

I believe there is beauty in the messy and the normal. There is a time and a place for a posed, "everyone look at the camera" type photo, but my favorite images are those that capture natural relationships. No stiff poses or forced smiles allowed. Instead, family sessions are filled with laughter, joy, genuine smiles and plenty of corny jokes! Photos of your kindergartener's toothless grin, a rare hug from a teenage son, or the way you and your spouse look at each other while your kids run and play beside you....these are the photos unique to your family. They are the pictures you will look back on for years to come. And by the end of your session, I hope we'll feel less like photographer/client and more like friends!

Welcome! I'm so happy  you're here!

The Portrait Experience begins right here – with communication and connection! It's important that I connect with you to ensure we're a great fit to work together, chat about the vision for your Portrait Experience, and more! 

step 01: connect and chat

After your session is confirmed (deposit paid and contract signed), your Portrait Experience officially begins! You will be invited to the exclusive online Portrait Lounge, where you will find resources – from outfit inspiration to session tips – so you can make the most of your Experience!

step 02: plan and prepare

Your session will be centered all around you and your loved ones. With all of the planning and preparing we will do before your session, you will start your session with confidence and end it with fun!

step 03: your Session

Once I have collected your finished photos, I will place them inside my gallery portal and send you a direct link to your own photo gallery. From this portal, you can  download your keepsake photos!

step 04: photo delivery

Photos weren't meant to be stored on your device. They should be admired in your home and bring warmth into your life. I offer prints and albums so you can cherish your favorite moments and memories forever.

step 05: order and cherish

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the portrait experience


– Caitlin

I have booked many sessions with Misty and each time I am blown away by the beautiful way she is able to capture my family. I have asked Misty to shoot family mini sessions, large family sessions, newborn sessions and I cannot come up with enough good and positive adjectives to describe her as a person and her photography. She makes shooting with young kids fun and easy! Misty is someone who cares about you and your family and will deliver the most amazing photos you can cherish for years to come.

"Misty is someone who cares about you and your family"

– Caroline

My family and I found Misty when my wedding photographer recommended her to be my sister-in-law's wedding photographer. We were blown away by the beautiful photos for my sister-in-law's wedding - even in weird light (blowing rain) and a lot of people (my husband is one of 8). She captured the joy and moments of that day and we knew we wanted her to continue to capture our family at other moments throughout our lives. Misty has captured so many moments in our life - newborn photos for all three of our children, and family photos for the past 4 years. She is amazing with kids of all ages from getting amazing pictures of our newborns smiling to somehow getting pictures of all three of our toddlers (4, 2.5, 1) SMILING AT THE SAME TIME (literally I have never done this, how does she do this???) - she is amazing, kind, and funny. We love her mini sessions as they are just the right amount of time for everyone to enjoy the session. I am always amazed at what she is able to capture. Misty makes everything easy - so much so that any time we know she is coming into town, we literally block our calendars to make sure we can get time with her. So grateful to have found a photographer who is able to capture these special moments in such an amazing way.

"Misty makes everything easy"

– Brooke

Misty is simply a joy to work with and has been our family photographer throughout every season of our lives. From engagement to newborn sessions each of them become more meaningful as our life story continues.

Whenever we have a session Misty is extremely intentional. She captures the very essence of what your family embodies and it translates in her photos. We love Misty and will always choose her to capture our family’s most treasured moments. Highly recommend MRP!

"We love misty and will always choose her to capture our family's most treasured moments."

Kind Words:


45 min-1 hr shoot time
digital photo gallery with at 
least 60 images
photo rights & print release
custom heirloom album

The Deluxe


45 min-1 hr shoot time
digital photo gallery with at least 60 images
photo rights & print release

The Essentials


45 min- 1 hr shoot time
digital photo gallery with at least 60 images
*no digital rights
(can be purchased individually)


The Basics

the collections


additional hour  – $350
custom heirloom album – $350
families larger than 7 - $50/person

add-on items

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All portrait packages include up to 7 people. For larger groups, I recommend inquiring about an extended family session, which will be a better fit for a larger group!

01. How many family members can we include?

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Absolutely! All furry family members are welcome, as long as they're friendly! I do recommend you bring someone along to help with your dog during the part of the session they may not be included in.

02. Can we include our dog in our session?

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You'll receive a preview of at least 3 of my favorite images from your session within 24 hours of our time together. Expect to see your full gallery link in your inbox within 2 weeks of your session date!

03. How long will we have to wait for our photos?

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If someone in your family is sick, or the weather doesn't cooperate, I do my best to leave enough room on my calendar for a simple reschedule. If a client cancels a session for a reason other than sickness, family emergency or severe weather, there is no guarantee that a reschedule date will be available.

04. What if we need to reschedule?

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My calendar can fill up quickly, especially during the Spring and Fall. It's best to think one season ahead and book 2-3 months in advance.

05. How far in advance should I book my session?



To move forward, please reach out via email: mistyroddaphotography@gmail.com to begin your unique Portrait Experience. I can't wait to work with you and capture this beautiful season of life you are in!

do you believe this too?

I believe Photographs are an important part of preserving your family's legacy!