Pageant Headshots

Pageant Headshots

Pageant Headshots

Pageant Photographer

Pageant Photographer

Pageant Photographer

Kentucky Senior Pictures

Kentucky Senior Pictures

Kentucky Senior Pictures

Festivals Pageant Portraits

Festivals Pageant Portraits

Festivals Pageant Portraits

Kentucky Senior Pictures, Pageant Headshots, Pageant Portraits, Lexington, Louisville, Professional Headshots, Business Headshots

Kentucky Pageant and Senior Picture Photographer

Cook Designer Portraits is a boutique studio located in Georgetown Kentucky.   We specialize in pageant and senior photography.  Our photographs are award winning and we consistently win awards for our headshots at pageants across the united states.    We are 20 minutes away from Lexington and an hour away from Louisville Kentucky.  

-> Your head shots are your first introduction to the judges and impact their first impression of you. Let us help you get an edge over your competition with professional pageant head shots that stand out from the rest. You deserve the Cook Designer Portraits Royal Experience! We specialize in pageants and love all things about pageantry! We are excited to work with you to create your gorgeous head shots. Expect to have lots of fun and have the most fabulous experience while you're at our studio. There will be fresh baked cookies waiting for you! We're in it to win it! If you win most photogenic or another photo category, then we win too! We'll assist you from start to finish including: Clothing recommendations Styling advise. We can arrange for an experienced hair & makeup artist at our studio. We will help you choose your head shots by making recommendations based on our extensive pageant experience and winning track record. Michael is a Certified Professional Photographer that specializes in pageants. His images have won numerous photogenic, photo grand supreme, theme, cover model, top model & center fold at state and national pageants. You will love your images. Our Royal Experience Head Shot Sessions start at $295. Give Melissa a call at (502) 867-5799 to find out more and to reserve your session. Please plan ahead. We are typically booked 4-8 weeks in advance most of the year and popular dates like spring/fall break, MLK Day, etc are booked 3 months or more in advance. We love to support our clients at their pageants. So, don't be surprised if you see us in the audience cheering you on. What are you waiting for? Call Melissa today! <--> Seniors... Star in your own beautiful photo shoot and celebrate your senior year. Call Melissa for your personal consultation (502) 867-5799. Ask about our Super Star Experience. All of our sessions are custom designed for YOU. Looking for something fun and unique that totally expresses your style and personality? Want to be pampered with hair styling and airbrush make-up like a movie star? We can make it happen. Bring us your ideas and together we'll design your once in a lifetime senior experience. Sessions starting at $189. Plan ahead and book us early.For summer and fall appointments, we are booked 2 months out. We turn people away each year that wait too close to their yearbook deadline. We provide an unconditional 100% satisfaction guarantee. If we don't deliver you with the best pictures, best experience and best products we will make it right or provide you with a full refund -- your choice. We only have (and want) happy clients. Excellence in all things is our promise and commitment to you. <--> With a passion for animals -- especially cats (hers are spoiled rotten and keep her in line), Melissa is a big supporter of the Scott County Humane Society.Melissa enjoys cooking and baking, watching Food Network, and is a huge fan of Dancing with the Stars, The Voice and Nashville. She and Jim never miss The Vampire Diaries, Homeland, Survivor or a UK basketball game. When they take a trip, they always seek out restaurants featured on Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins & Dives or in Southern Living Magazine. They love coming up with healthy smoothies to make in their Vitamix. Her house can never be without dark chocolate. She says there's a technique to enjoying dark chocolate... hold it in your mouth and allow it to melt.....it is fantastic! She also loves feeding and watching her "back yard critters" on her deck. Her squirrels and birds are the fattest in town.In addition to her responsibilities as owner, Melissa is the Cook Designer Portraits Client Experience Specialist. She'll plan your custom CDP experience from start to finish including your session and clothing choices and she'll make sure your day is one you'll never forget. She loves all things bling.....especially crowns. Melissa is a Certified Pageant Judge for the Miss Kentucky/Miss America Organization and has judged numerous Kentucky County Fair and Kentucky Festivals Prelims. She will travel anywhere in KY and surrounding states of OH, IN, WV, TN & VA to judge any pageant line. Melissa loves the business aspects of Cook Designer Portraits and puts her business degree from ETSU to excellent use. <--> Michael is one of 12 Certified Professional Photographers (CPP) in Central Kentucky. He represents less than 3% of Photographers Nation Wide who took their craft to a higher standard and became certified. Michael is also a CPP Liaison. CPP Liaisons assist candidates and existing CPPs as subject matter experts and sources of information. Each liaison must maintain his or her certification and PPA Membership, and is entrusted with responsibilities to maintain the integrity of the program. Michael spends his spare time playing online games and he loves all things Star Wars. His favorite TV shows are Big Bang Theory, Flash and Arrow. He's very competitive with his pageant portrait work. He's in it to win it! His clients have won numerous state and national photogenic and other photo categories with his images . He specializes in creating unique theme entries that have a winning track record at both state and national pageants. Several times a year, Michael attends conferences and workshops to learn new cutting edge photography and design techniques. He and his wife, Joni, enjoy going to movies. They have an 18 year old cockatiel named Cocktail that rules their house and their newest addition, Leena, their rescue Boston Terrier has Michael wrapped around her paw. <-[center][color=#33ccff][size=2]Images © 2017[/size][/color][/center]