As one of the best Pensacola portrait photographers, I know just how to make your portrait stand out. Portrait photography is my specialty, and I'm very proud of my bold and unique style of portraiture that captures you in the best light. I'll work with you to get images that reflect your best self, no matter the occasion. I offer portrait sessions for high school seniors and college grads, family pictures, headshots, personal branding portraits for your business, fashion photography, editorial portraits, engagements and weddings, maternity sessions, and more. My services are perfect for families and individuals wanting to make unforgettable memories, to businesses small and large with professional photography needs. Here are some of the portrait photography genres I offer:

All Sessions Include:

  • Outfit and Location Consultation

  • Direction and posing to make sure you get the best photos, even if you’ve never been in front of a camera before

  • Professional retouching and editing of all images

  • The option to purchase additional images or prints at $20 per additional image, or order a Full Gallery Upgrade for $249

A non-refundable retainer and a signed agreement contract is required to book your session date with me. If you need to reschedule your session after booking, I will work with you to set a new date at no extra cost. However, if you decide against a photoshoot altogether after booking your session, you are not entitled to a refund of your session retainer.

Hi there, I'm Austen!

As your local professional portrait photographer in Pensacola, Florida. I specialize in capturing precious moments that last a lifetime. Clients love me for my bold and unique style of portraiture that captures you using a combination of natural and artificial light. I'll always get crisp images that flatter you and your loved ones. Are you ready to get beautiful portraits? Get in touch and we'll schedule your session today.


Frequently Asked Questions:

➢ What is the best time for a beach portrait session?
The best time for a beach portrait session is either at sunrise or sunset. The sunlight at these hours create a soft ambient light that is flattering and brings out beautiful colors in the sky.

➢ How far in advance should I book a session?
Clients typically book with me a few weeks to a few months out from their session. If you're vacationing here, we want to schedule your session early in your vacation in case we need to reschedule due to inclement weather.

➢ Can I do a beach portrait session alone or with my friends?
Absolutely! These portrait sessions on the beach are great for friends, couples, or even just yourself too!

➢ Do you have a place for me to change?
Yes! I can bring a portable changing tent with my to my location shoots. Please let me know in advance if you need it on location.

Here's why you should choose me as your Portrait Photographer:

Professional Services - I am a dedicated professional who uses quality equipment for your photographic needs. Images are captured, curated, and delivered using professional proofing and gallery services, and all the trimmings you'd expect from a modern photography company. 

Photographing you in the Best Light - I believe that everyone deserves images that make them feel and look good, so I have dedicated my services to helping others get just that! Even if you've never been in front of a camera before, or just don't like being photographed in general, I will apply the right lighting, posing, and angles to leaving you feeling good about your images.


Offering the AHP Experience - My philosophy is that spectacular images aren't enough. I strive to make every photography session an experience they won't forget. Expect to have a fun and pleasant session that will be as unforgettable as your images.

Bold, Graphic Style - Clients love me for my unique style that reflects a true artistic process. Using the techniques of the Old Masters, I apply lighting and composition to create crisp, detailed images that convey mood and emotion, worthy of being hung in your home for decades.

I know you have options; there's plenty of portrait photographers to choose from. Clients choose me over the others because of my unique style, professional approach, and affordable session prices. I focus on quality over quantity,  and ensure that only the most flattering images of you are delivered. I also strive to make every session more than just a photoshoot, but an  photographic experience that clients will love and remember fondly well after the images are delivered.

I would love to be your portrait photographer. Whether you would like to document your family's love, celebrate yourself, or promote your business with professional images that stand out; I'm the award-winning portrait photographer that can make it happen. Get in touch with me today to schedule your session.


"Austen was so much fun to work with, he was efficient and friendly! The process was a blast and working with his creative team was such a wonderful experience. The photos turned out better than I could've hoped for and I am so glad I chose Austen for my photoshoot! Highly recommend!" - Maelyn C.
"Always love working with Austen! He not only is extremely professional but also such a positive energy to be around and shoot with. I have worked with a handful of times throughout the year and would always do it again. He creates a freedom for the model to try new things and guide them during the shoot. Cheers!" - Alyssa C.