A genuine adventure seeker, Shannon's professional photography experience is wide-ranging and includes a multitude of high profile past clients from CBS and Eddie Bauer to Playboy. Today she specializes in wedding photography because there is nothing quite like providing families with images they can treasure forever.
Capturing personality is what this small town gal with big city experience is all about. Her absolute favorite photographs are of people laughing and sharing exactly who they are in the moment. Clients describe their experiences with Shannon as welcoming, comfortable, professional, and FUN. Her hard working energy and positive spirit set this memory snapper apart from the crowd.
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Ally Salazar · Married on 10/06/2018
Shannon is so much fun to work with and her photography is beautiful!
Shannon is not only an amazing photographer, but one of our favorite wedding vendors we worked with! She made my husband and I feel so comfortable in front of the camera because from the moment we met her we felt like we had been long lost friends. Her work is absolutely stunning, and she captured all of the emotions of the day. She listened to our ideas about what we wanted, then worked her magic to provide us with beautiful lifelong memories from our day. I have to admit, as a girl a lot of us have "our good side" and I told her my preferred side but explained not every shot had to be that side (thinking she'd also think I'm crazy and a bridezilla), but I kid you not, every single photo is of my good side. It's a tiny detail but the bigger picture is it goes to show she listens, and truly wants you to have the photos you'll love. Our wedding is over, and we have the beautiful photographs, but we miss Shannon already!!!Sent on 11/13/2018
Lindsay · Married on 11/18/2017
Simply said, if you are searching for a photographer, book Shannon MCMillen RIGHT NOW. We were referred to Shannon through a friend in the wedding industry, and I am SO thankful! During our wedding budgeting process, the decision of booking a very reputable, trusted, and professional photographer was the most important to us, since of course, the day cannot be reproduced.Sent on 01/10/2018
There are not enough wonderful things to say about Shannon, her talent, and our experience:
1) Shannon was strictly on-time according to our day-of timeline. Our wedding was way out in the middle of nowhere, which was no problem for her. Photographing the groomsmen and bridal party at separate locations was a non-issue and she stayed right on schedule.
2) We were amazed at how low-profile Shannon was throughout the whole day. She worked extremely hard, caught every moment and every guest, and yet she was practically invisible.
3) The wedding party all discussed how easy, personable, and relaxed Shannon was to work with. Normally, we would have felt stiff and stressed about taking pictures, but she made that part especially fun, natural, and fit our personalities. Her demeanor and disposition made us comfortable instantly. When I looked at our pictures, I felt like she captured the "real" us as a couple.
4) HER WORK! When we received our photos, we were addicted to viewing them. The lighting, the surroundings, the moments, the looks we gave each other, the dancing, guests, every photo was thoughtful and absolutely breathtaking. Every detail of our wedding was caught and I'll cherish them forever.
Shannon McMillen is a highly-talented photographer that is simply above the rest. When you are deciding on a photographer, Shannon is who you call first. I cannot imagine our wedding day without her!
dave · Married on 10/21/2017
With all the pressure of the big day approaching it was refreshing to have Shannon and her team booked for our wedding. Prior to the day, we had gone over the plan and what we hoped for as far as memories from the wedding. We wanted a more candid view with fewer posed shots. Shannon and her team were great, we did get the traditional family stuff in but the rest of the night was just a big party with Shannon and co. circling the event and getting great pics of both friends and family. Do yourself a favor and book her now!Sent on 01/16/2018
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I cannot even begin to say how much joy we have when Town Country Studios is coming to The Groves on 41! Nothing will stop her from catching that moment, not miserable heat, climbing trees or through fields of weeds to get that perfect shot. Aside from wonderful reviews, sharing her photos in our marketing, the only other best compliment & review we could offer was asking her to photograph the wedding of one of our own, and she did. THANK YOU for helping that planner in me be the Bride I could never imagine being. Cannot wait to see you onsite again soon!
Aside from being an extremely talented photographer, Shannon McMillen is an amazing woman. Her energy is contagious. She is a polished professional, yet so much fun to work with.
Shannon is a talented, yet easy-going photographer. The best kind. Her photographs continue to impress me and she continues to improve in her craft!