MKC Photography Graduate Experience

Because you deserve to capture the best days in the prettiest ways!

Are you ready for it...?

You did the work, you earned the degree, and now, you've earned the best Graduation Photo Experience Tuscaloosa has to offer. I specialize in perfectly posed, fun, and confetti-filled images to help you remember your favorite days and places for the rest of your life! I'm here to help make sure you shine in your shoot, be sure you FEEl as beautiful as you ARE in front of my camera, and make sure you get to show off all the incredible things you've done! This shoot is for you, I can't wait to help you tell your story!

What MKC Grads Say!

What MKC Grads Say!

“As someone who’s not very comfortable in front of a camera, I felt really nervous beforehand that my pictures wouldn't turn out that well. However, Mary Kathryn has so many tips and tricks up her sleeve to make you feel at ease and deliver a wide array of natural, empowered photos to celebrate your achievement. She gets creative and asks for your input during the shoot, and it’s clear that she’s a very talented photographer. I love my photos and feel proud to share them!”


Let's get to the details

Big Al


$999


This is the best session if you cannot fathom anything but the fullest graduate photo experience. We'll hit all the beautiful and traditional campus photo spots, as well as locations that are sentimental to you! I've had clients add on their college building, greek chapter house, or the library you spent all your time in. 


What is included:

  • 90 Minute Session
  • Up to 10 grads (additional time available as add-on to include more friends!)
  • 100 edited images (and potentially bonus images!)
  • Social Media Rights
  • Print Rights to print whenever and wherever
  • Opportunity to purchase prints directly through your personal online gallery
  • Available in 1 week!



Lil Al


$599


This session is the most booked option by MKC clients! We'll hit all of the well loved spots on campus to get give you that classic grad session with a little bit of sparkle sprinkled in. Great for single grads and small friend groups!


What is included:

  • 60 Minute Session
  • Up to 5 grads!
  • 70 edited images
  • Social Media Rights
  • Opportunity to purchase prints directly through your personal online gallery
  • Available in 2 weeks!



AND, if you need more date flexibility, you can meet my associate team!

Matthew Wood


Matthew is a professional photographer for The University of Alabama, and one of the biggest people-persons I have ever met. With over a decade as a full-time photographer, Matthew knows his way around the camera and makes his subject feel comfortable and confident with clear directions and all the positive reassurance. A graduate of Delta State University, Matthew is Mississippi born and raised! His goofy personality and attention to detail makes him an amazing photographer and person to be around!

Sarah Pennington


Sarah is a transplanted Yankee, having moved to Tuscaloosa from Michigan in 2014. She has been shooting professionally for 5 years, with a focus on families, newborns, seniors and grads. One of the most common pieces of feedback she receives is that she puts her clients at ease right away. She finds it tough to be serious, and is always working to keep the people around her feeling lighthearted and stress-free, too. She fell in love with portrait photography when she realized that she can capture those feelings and give them back to her clients as visible evidence of their confidence and beauty. (She's also a dog-lover, so if you're considering bringing your pup... do it!)

Hannah Weeks


Hannah is a 2018 graduate from The University of Alabama (and a former MKC Grad herself!) who lived in Boston after graduation but is now back here in Tuscaloosa working on taking her photography business full time. She has been shooting professionally for about a year, focusing on graduates, couples and intimate weddings.  Hannah loves to meet new people and will make you feel like you’ve known each other for years, she has a way of making her clients feel confident and comfortable! She loves capturing movement and emotion so expect to laugh and move a lot during a session with her. 

Big Al with an Associate


$849


This is the best session if you cannot fathom anything but the fullest graduate photo experience. We'll hit all the beautiful and traditional campus photo spots, as well as locations that are sentimental to you! I've had clients add on their college building, greek chapter house, or the library you spent all your time in. 


What is included:

  • 90 Minute Session
  • 100 edited images (and potentially bonus images!)
  • Social Media Rights
  • Print Rights
  • Opportunity to purchase prints directly through your personal online gallery
  • Available in 1 week!



Lil Al with an Associate


$499


This session is the most booked option by MKC clients! We'll hit all of the well loved spots on campus to get give you that classic grad session with a little bit of sparkle sprinkled in. Great for single grads and small friend groups!


What is included:

  • 60 Minute Session
  • 70 edited images
  • Social Media Rights
  • Opportunity to purchase prints directly through your personal online gallery
  • Available in 2 weeks!



Session FAQ

How long is each session?

We offer a 60 minute session and a 90 minute session, and you can also add on more time if you need it!

How much do the sessions cost?

With MK:
60 Minutes (Lil Al) - $599
90 Minutes (Big Al) - $999

With any of the associate team:
60 Minutes (Lil Al) - $499
90 Minutes (Big Al) $899

A $100 retainer holds your spot for each of these sessions, and will be billed upon booking!

So can I shoot with my friends?

Obviously! The 60 and 90 minute sessions can be split with friend groups at no additional cost! Please note the 60 minute session is limited to 5 people, and the 90 minute session is limited to 10. If needed, we can add more time to make sure all of your friends are at your shoot! More friends = more fun = more floating confetti, and nothing is better than more confetti.

When can I get my photos?

1-3 weekends depending on your package, but you can also add on rush editing to Lil Al package!

What if the weather is bad on our original date?

Here's the deal, I know you can't control the weather any more than I can. I will notify you 24 hours before your shoot if it looks like we'll have to reschedule for rain, temperatures over 95 degrees or under 35 degrees, or winds over 14 mph. I save dates specifically for weather reschedules, so you will always have a spot.

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