Regular sessions have multiple options - starting off at 


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These aren't all just going to be your typical smile & pose photos. Galleries include images with movement, adorable prompts, and details you may not have thought of. 

it's all the details


Wedding packages include discounted or free engagement sessions and start at                


She met us halfway in a state park... she ensured the place was safe prior to meeting us there! we took fall pictures with our wild 1 year old. To my surprise, he behaved really well and we got some really good pictures! Whenever he would get fussy, Bethany was playful and we got some really good shots!!... We highly recommend Bethany Hellman Photography!!! - Katrina W.

Bethany was amazing!!!

Me and Bethany instantly connected not just as a photographer, but a person in general! She was so sweet and so helpful with our poses, and patient with our two year old WILD daughter. We took photos on a cold, dreary day and she made our photos so warm and vibrant! 100% Recommend! - Alexis H.

She was the BEST!

The photos turned out better than we expected too. Also, her editing style is absolutely stunning. You won't be disappointed when you use Bethany. Can't recommend enough! - Caryn H.

Something for us to cherish forever!

We're a good fit if you love...

24 hour previews
& quick TAT

multiple package options
to fit your budget and needs

outfit guide
upon booking

Yes I do! I am based on Charleston, Illinois - but I am more than happy to travel wherever you'd like me to. I have a travel fee for local drives, but if a shoot requires flights or stays that is on an individual basis. :)

Do you travel??

Great Question - I actually send you an Outfit Guide upon booking that gives outfit suggestions for you and your family. I love plain colors, neutrals, and earth tones - but most importantly I want you to be comfortable!

What should I wear??

I deliver previews within 24 hours of our session ending. After that, you get your full gallery within 2 weeks (excluding weddings). There is also a "Rush Editing" option when you book that gets you your photos even quicker!

When do I get my photos?

Fill out my inquiry form on this website or shoot me an email. From there we will establish date, package, location, etc. Then I send you a booking link and we are all set! Retainer and signed contract are required to book. 

How do I book?


Talking for hours and dozing off with the tv on. The record skips a few times and we pick a new song to fall asleep to. Morning coffee, a few minutes late to work, a brisk walk down the street window shopping for the upcoming fall season. Wool sweaters, bare trees, cold nights. 

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So cold we can see our breath as we hike the open fields in the fog. Climbing and chasing waterfalls while the sun sets behind the mountain and the snow falls in the river. Chatting with locals while we sip our coffee and head out for the next adventure.

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Morning coffee and reading the newspaper together, the cool fall breeze blowing through the window as you pour another cup. Black denim and leather boots, the deepest crimson flannel. Rose gold and velvet. Rich and lush. Red wine and dark twilight nights.

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Cozy sweaters, vintage demin, and Pabst while telling one of a kind love stories. The trials and tribulations of love, joy, and happiness. Lastly, champagne brunch and avocado toast while surrounded by the finest exposed brick, dreamcatchers, and maps to our souls.

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Woo-hoo! Your gallery gets delivered to you. You get unlimited downloads + a print release, plus the option to buy high qualify prints straight from your gallery. 

prints & Products

The FUN part! We meet, take amazing photos, say our goodbyes, and then I scurry on home to back-up your files and work on your previews.  

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Let's figure out the where, when, package options, etc. and get you officially on my calendar.

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