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Rachael Houser Photography

Paducah , KY
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Paducah, KY 42001 US

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270-210-1248

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ABOUT US

I’m a Christian, a wife, and a miniature dachshund momma. Hi there, I’m Rachael, the on-location lifestyle portrait and wedding photographer behind Rachael Houser Photography. I serve... Read more
I’m a Christian, a wife, and a miniature dachshund momma. Hi there, I’m Rachael, the on-location lifestyle portrait and wedding photographer behind Rachael Houser Photography. I serve the greater part of Western Kentucky but am also available for travel.

My passion for photography has always been there, it was only when my nephew was born that I learned I also had the talent. What they call a “photographer’s eye”. I started small, shooting portraits for friends and family, and finally grew in my confidence and my business to provide wedding photography as well.

I focus on you, the client. What you want and how you want it. I can run the show and welcome your suggestions or I can be the one making suggestions while you direct. I thrive working outside my comfort zone. I want your day to be exactly that. Your day. I want your pictures to be your pictures.

And most of all, I want you to be you. Read less
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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Photojournalism, Portraiture
What photography services do you offer?
2nd Shooter, Add'l Hours, Boudoir Shoot, Engagement Shoot, High-Res, Liability Insurance, Multi. Locations, One Event/Day, Trash The Dress
What photography items do you offer?
Albums, Canvas, Digital Files, Flush Mount, Matted Prints, Prints, Save the Date

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Alaina
Wedding:
9/17/2016
5.0/5.0
We planned our Missouri wedding from Pennsylvania! As you can imagine, long-distance planning can have its own challenges, and part of what makes Rachael so great was how easy she is to work with! We viewed several online portfolios, and interviewed quite a few photographers, and really went with Rachael because her personality shined so brightly on our skype-interview. The experience only got better from there: we did our engagement shoot with her, and she made us feel so comfortable and gave us much-requested-and-desperately-needed direction, which we SO appreciated. The photos turned out so wonderful, and she continued to be such a joy to work with. We also met her husband, Neil, who is also great and funny! By the time the wedding was super close, I was crazy uptight about the list of portraits and timeline and she was so flexible and accommodating with me! She assured me I wasn't crazy several times (are you SURE?! I continued to ask). She can share her opinion in a non-aggressive, but honest way, and always considered my opinions as the bride. Come wedding day, she was FLAWLESS! Easy to work with, kept stress levels NONEXISTENT, and the groomsmen fell into an easy bro-mance with Neil. It was adorable! We only have a sneak-peak of our wedding photos, and it already blew me away. Rachael excels in communication, professionalism, friendliness, and talent.
We planned our Missouri wedding from Pennsylvania! As you can imagine, long-distance planning can have its own challenges, Read more...
We planned our Missouri wedding from Pennsylvania! As you can imagine, long-distance planning can have its own challenges, and part of what makes Rachael so great was how easy she is to work with! We viewed several online portfolios, and interviewed quite a few photographers, and really went with Rachael because her personality shined so brightly on our skype-interview. The experience only got better from there: we did our engagement shoot with her, and she made us feel so comfortable and gave us much-requested-and-desperately-needed direction, which we SO appreciated. The photos turned out so wonderful, and she continued to be such a joy to work with. We also met her husband, Neil, who is also great and funny! By the time the wedding was super close, I was crazy uptight about the list of portraits and timeline and she was so flexible and accommodating with me! She assured me I wasn't crazy several times (are you SURE?! I continued to ask). She can share her opinion in a non-aggressive, but honest way, and always considered my opinions as the bride. Come wedding day, she was FLAWLESS! Easy to work with, kept stress levels NONEXISTENT, and the groomsmen fell into an easy bro-mance with Neil. It was adorable! We only have a sneak-peak of our wedding photos, and it already blew me away. Rachael excels in communication, professionalism, friendliness, and talent. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Rachael was amazing for our engagement session and wedding day. She made sure to capture every pose we wanted on top of her poses. She is extremely efficient and so friendly. She makes it easy to be in front of the camera. She prepared a timeline for our wedding day that made it so easy to know where to be and when. She moved quickly and our entire bridal party/family commented on how amazing she was throughout the day in terms of her work and personality. We decided to add a second shooter, so she brought her husband with her for the wedding. They worked so well together and everyone had a great time having both of them around. They seemed to always be in the right places to get the best shots. We would definitely recommend Rachael Houser Photography.
Rachael was amazing for our engagement session and wedding day. She made sure to capture every pose we wanted on top of Read more...
Rachael was amazing for our engagement session and wedding day. She made sure to capture every pose we wanted on top of her poses. She is extremely efficient and so friendly. She makes it easy to be in front of the camera. She prepared a timeline for our wedding day that made it so easy to know where to be and when. She moved quickly and our entire bridal party/family commented on how amazing she was throughout the day in terms of her work and personality. We decided to add a second shooter, so she brought her husband with her for the wedding. They worked so well together and everyone had a great time having both of them around. They seemed to always be in the right places to get the best shots. We would definitely recommend Rachael Houser Photography. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Rachael is such a nice person and she helps guide you through exactly what to do in posing. She makes being in front of the camera very relaxing and the results are flat out amazing! I am excited to work with her again!
Rachael is such a nice person and she helps guide you through exactly what to do in posing. She makes being in front of Read more...
Rachael is such a nice person and she helps guide you through exactly what to do in posing. She makes being in front of the camera very relaxing and the results are flat out amazing! I am excited to work with her again! Read less
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Whitney
Wedding:
11/1/2014
5.0/5.0
She is very professional and easy to work with. She is organized and very helpful with making sure your day runs as smoothly as possible. She is quick to answer and questions or concerns you have. The pictures are so amazing! I would definitely recommend her for your wedding or other special event.
She is very professional and easy to work with. She is organized and very helpful with making sure your day runs as Read more...
She is very professional and easy to work with. She is organized and very helpful with making sure your day runs as smoothly as possible. She is quick to answer and questions or concerns you have. The pictures are so amazing! I would definitely recommend her for your wedding or other special event. Read less
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Kelsey
Wedding:
10/25/2014
5.0/5.0
We could not have picked a better photographer for our wedding! Rachael helped out so much with planning our day and making sure that it flowed perfectly. Absolutely in love with our photos and know we will enjoy them for years to come!
We could not have picked a better photographer for our wedding! Rachael helped out so much with planning our day and Read more...
We could not have picked a better photographer for our wedding! Rachael helped out so much with planning our day and making sure that it flowed perfectly. Absolutely in love with our photos and know we will enjoy them for years to come! Read less
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Kayla
Wedding:
10/18/2014
5.0/5.0
Looking back on my wedding day I honestly can't think of having anyone else as my photographer. Houser is absolutely amazing. She makes you feel so comfortable in front of the camera and never outside your element. She loves when you ask for certain pictures, especially if she has yet to capture a photo that way yet. She loves to be creative. She was more than a photograper on my wedding day, it was as if I were hanging out with a real friend. Don't go to anyone else!
Looking back on my wedding day I honestly can't think of having anyone else as my photographer. Houser is absolutely Read more...
Looking back on my wedding day I honestly can't think of having anyone else as my photographer. Houser is absolutely amazing. She makes you feel so comfortable in front of the camera and never outside your element. She loves when you ask for certain pictures, especially if she has yet to capture a photo that way yet. She loves to be creative. She was more than a photograper on my wedding day, it was as if I were hanging out with a real friend. Don't go to anyone else! Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
10/4/2014
5.0/5.0
Rachael's great. She's very friendly and professional. I'm very happy with the pictures we got back from the engagement session and the wedding.
Rachael's great. She's very friendly and professional. I'm very happy with the pictures we got back from the engagement Read more...
Rachael's great. She's very friendly and professional. I'm very happy with the pictures we got back from the engagement session and the wedding. Read less
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Kayla
Wedding:
9/6/2014
5.0/5.0
Rachael is an amazing photographer and not only did she capture beautiful photos of our wedding day that we will cherish forever, she went above and beyond on our wedding day to help the day go smoother in many different ways! This lady comes highly recommended :)
Rachael is an amazing photographer and not only did she capture beautiful photos of our wedding day that we will cherish Read more...
Rachael is an amazing photographer and not only did she capture beautiful photos of our wedding day that we will cherish forever, she went above and beyond on our wedding day to help the day go smoother in many different ways! This lady comes highly recommended :) Read less
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Katie
Wedding:
8/9/2014
4.1/5.0
I love all the pictures, however, there were only 2-3 of just Grant. Also, I thought there was going to be a second photographer like it said in the information I read and like at Rachel Gardiner's wedding. I was very disappointed that there was not.
I love all the pictures, however, there were only 2-3 of just Grant. Also, I thought there was going to be a second Read more...
I love all the pictures, however, there were only 2-3 of just Grant. Also, I thought there was going to be a second photographer like it said in the information I read and like at Rachel Gardiner's wedding. I was very disappointed that there was not. Read less
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Bridget
Wedding:
6/14/2014
5.0/5.0
Rachael was professional and beyond attentive to our needs prior to, during, and after the wedding! I was so appreciative of all of her assistance in everything! I would recommend her over and over for her services! The photos of our wedding were exactly what we were wanting and the style reflected her true passion for how she takes photos. We loved them and loved building a relationship with Rachael throughout the process!
Rachael was professional and beyond attentive to our needs prior to, during, and after the wedding! I was so appreciative Read more...
Rachael was professional and beyond attentive to our needs prior to, during, and after the wedding! I was so appreciative of all of her assistance in everything! I would recommend her over and over for her services! The photos of our wedding were exactly what we were wanting and the style reflected her true passion for how she takes photos. We loved them and loved building a relationship with Rachael throughout the process! Read less
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