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Michael Anthony Photography

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Photography in Dallas, Fort Worth, has seen many trends evolve, from engaging family portraits to unforgettable moments in a person's life. You may have seen everything from unique engagement shots to artistic solo portraits and understand the importance of finding the right photographer. How do you ensure your photos will be different, capture your personality, and make you look your best? How do you know your Dallas Photographer will tell your story through the lens? That's where we come in.

Our mission is to bring life to your photos, whether a family portrait or a personal branding session. With years of experience as a Dallas Wedding & Portrait Photographer, we know the essential elements that create stunning photography and an extraordinary experience for you. Our expertise lies in perfect posing, inspired lighting, and remarkable storytelling.

Transitioning from our rich background in wedding photography, we have crafted a signature style that focuses on you, your family, or your professional image. We are dedicated to making you look your best and ensuring your photos resonate with your individuality. Choosing us as your DFW Photographer means trusting a team that values creativity, quality, and your unique story.

Our Studio is located in McKinney at 8430 West University Drive #209, right on the border of Frisco & Prosper in Dallas.

Welcome to Michael Anthony Photography

We have photographed weddings in over a dozen countries and have told over 1,000 love stories.

Here are some of our accomplishments

  • Gold Medalist - World Photography Cup (Team USA) (2019 & 2022)
  • Named "Master of Photography" by Professional Photographers of America.
  • Over 150 Awards in International Image Competition (WPPI, WPE, One Eyeland, Shutterfest, PPA IPC)
  • Named #1 Wedding Photographer in the USA (2 Times)
  • Named #2 Wedding Photographer Worldwide (2 Times)
  • "Best of" Winner by The Knot (6 Times)
  • Hall of Fame Inductee (The Knot)
  • "Couples Choice" Recipient by Weddingwire (8 Times)

Services Offered


We specialize in fine art portraits in Dallas-Fort Worth for those seeking something more than traditional portraiture. This exclusive service is designed to transform ordinary photographs into extraordinary art pieces. By incorporating artistic elements, creative concepts, and innovative techniques, our fine-art portraits breathe life into images, turning them into timeless masterpieces. As your Los Angeles Photographer, we carefully consider composition, lighting, and theme, crafting a work transcending photography. Whether a personal portrait or a family heirloom, our exemplary art services offer a unique and personalized experience tailored to capture what makes you unique. Experience the magic of fine art photography, and let us create a visual story that will be cherished for generations.


Our wedding photography is cinematic, meaning it focuses on movement, story, and quality lighting. We take great care in capturing beautiful images for our clients throughout the day. Here is a gallery of some of our portfolio images

Beauty & Boudoir

We have one of the most active boudoir studios in Los Angeles. We offer our clients photography, video, high-end hair & makeup, and many luxury products. View our packages here.

Maternity & Family Portrait Photography

We are a Dallas Family Photographer. Our studio has photographed hundreds of families in the Los Angeles area. We have a 2,000-square-foot studio in McKinney, Texas, in North Dallas, that allows us to photograph on various indoor sets. We also offer location-based portrait sessions at multiple locations throughout the Metroplex.

Engagement Photography

Engagement photography is our first chance to get to know you. We want to capture your personality and love story from its beginning. We shoot at various locations and work with our couples to style the best scenes to create beautiful imagery.

Headshot Photography

Headshot photography is needed now more than ever! Professionals must make a great first impression. We are a premier headshot studio in Dallas, Texas, specializing in branding and business headshots.

Senior Photography

We offer full-service high school senior photography to Dallas families.

About Our DFW Photographer Team

Here at Michael Anthony Photography, we aim to match your personality and preferred aesthetic with an incredible wedding photography experience you and your guests will never forget.

Founded in 2011 by internationally published award-winning photographer Michael Anthony, Michael Anthony Photography serves today’s modern, trendy brides. Our images have been featured in top wedding sites and publications, from Junebug Weddings to WeddingWire, California Wedding Day, to Style Me Pretty.

Creative director Michael Anthony pioneered a unique cinematic style and has been ranked #1 wedding photographer in the USA, #1 in Los Angeles, and #2 Worldwide. Aside from photography, Michael is also a writer, speaker, and educator, along with his wife, Jennifer. The latter manages her own highly successful boudoir photography studio.

Our team of photographers and editors at Michael Anthony Photography is handpicked by Michael Anthony and trained in our Wedding Creatives Academy. Each one possesses advanced lighting, posing, and storytelling skills, and we certify less than 1% of the photographers applying for our program.

What we do at Michael Anthony Photography

We specialize in wedding photography, engagement photography, maternity photography, family photography, and more. We've done it all indoors or outdoors, by the sea or inland!

If you’re considering adding wedding video, we also offer our wedding clients cinematography services at a discount. We also have options for destination bridal shoots for couples who want to shoot in locations outside of Southern California and have photographed weddings worldwide. Since 2014, we have helped over 1200 amazing couples document their weddings worldwide.

Michael Anthony Photography Style

Michael Anthony Photography is not your run-of-the-mill stuffy wedding photography service. We are the original studio that coined the term cinematic wedding photography. We incorporate movement and fashion-inspired posing and lighting into our work for a breathtaking experience and images you’ve never seen before. Our creations are not mere photographs but world-class art, blending traditional photography with creative photojournalism and modern fashion influences to create one-of-a-kind images that you and your loved ones will treasure.

Our team of 20 talented photographer-storytellers at Michael Anthony Photography exists to make luxury photography available to everyone. We created a style of photography that puts your story at center stage and allows us to capture your love reflected in your emotions, the environment, and the people you love the most who are here for you on the most important day of your life.

Every artist on the team at Michael Anthony Photography is trained to be proficient in three different photography styles. We guarantee our clients variety in styles and locations and shoot each wedding in all three styles. These are the three styles that we specialize in:


This is the signature MAPhoto style, which blends bursts of color with fashion-inspired lighting to unify you and your environment. Though this is the most challenging style to shoot, our team is trained to create at least one image for each part of your wedding day, and the results are perfect as framed wall art for your home.


If you love seeing the emotion from your wedding day, you will resonate deeply with our second style, which we create by capturing emotional moments before our eyes.


We Dallas wedding photographers often shoot couples in both good and bad lighting. Light is a hot topic among folks in the photography industry, and we can create this clean, airy, and light look for you even when the light is low. This timeless, classic form of photography will never go out of style.

The Michael Anthony Photography Philosophy

We believe that wedding portraiture ought to stand the test of time. In other words, your photos should not look cheesy in five to ten years. Our photos blend movement, lighting, and storytelling to create unique art pieces for your album and home. Even in dark settings, such as an ancient cathedral with no natural light, we know how to create just the right amount, playing with shadows to create visually stunning images.

Simply put, we aim to provide our clients with a flawless photography experience from start to finish and match your creative vision to a tee.

Where we shoot

As Dallas wedding photographers, we have captured beautiful moments in many stunning locations, from the elegance of the Meyerson Symphony Center, the Adolphus Hotel's grandeur, and the charming streets of Highland Park and University Park. Serving the popular northern Dallas suburbs, we're ready to follow your journey, whether it's a romantic shoot at the historic McKinney downtown or a sunset session by the picturesque shores of Lake Grapevine.

Hire MAPhoto to capture your dream-come-true wedding!

If you're planning your wedding in Dallas and are seeking the ideal wedding photographer, MAPhoto is your go-to choice. We are dedicated to sitting down with you to transform your vision into a stunning reality, ensuring every precious moment is captured just as you imagine. Your wedding photography is a serious affair; our commitment to excellence mirrors that. We're here to bring your dream wedding to life frame by frame.

Your wedding day is your day to shine. Of course, you want to hire a wedding photographer who understands you and captures every unique moment. Maphoto would love to be that photographer for you!

Contact our client coordinator for more detailed information and schedule a video consultation to provide a full quote for your wedding day. Whether you need advice on finding the perfect Dallas wedding venue or have other questions about our services, call us anytime Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm or schedule a studio visit to our North Dallas studio. So contact us today! We cannot wait to meet you and tell your love story through stunning, unforgettable images.

Serving the Dallas Fort Worth Area

As Dallas Wedding Photographers, we aim to offer our clients extraordinary photography they will treasure for a lifetime.

If you're planning to tie the knot at any of the spectacular wedding venues in Dallas, it's essential to capture your day in a way that's both memorable and unique. We are committed to providing all our Dallas wedding clients with this level of service and style. With a flair for fashion and a creative approach to photojournalism, our clients are always our top priority. Being based in Dallas grants us access to some of the most beautiful and iconic locations in North Texas, ensuring our clients receive stunning wedding and engagement photos.

We aim to deliver the best Dallas Wedding Photography experience to all our clients, regardless of their origin.

Beyond wedding photography, we also offer engagement portraits, providing couples with beautiful photos while building a connection with them before their big day.

Our studio, based centrally in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, proudly serves an extensive range of cities and towns across this vibrant area. In Dallas County, we cover not only the dynamic neighborhoods of Dallas itself, including Downtown, Uptown, Deep Ellum, Lakewood, Oak Lawn, Addison, and Highland Park, but also the surrounding cities such as Irving, Garland, Grand Prairie, Mesquite, Richardson, Carrollton, Farmers Branch, Balch Springs, Duncanville, DeSoto, Lancaster, Cedar Hill, Cockrell Hill, Rowlett, Coppell, University Park, and Sachse.

Tarrant County is also within our scope, encompassing the historical and cultural richness of Fort Worth, the suburban appeal of Arlington, and other notable areas like Mansfield, Grapevine, Keller, Southlake, Bedford, Euless, Hurst, North Richland Hills, Haltom City, Watauga, Benbrook, Burleson, Crowley, Haslet, Kennedale, Saginaw, Westlake, and Colleyville.

In Collin County, we serve the rapidly growing and diverse cities of Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Allen, Prosper, Celina, Fairview, Lucas, Anna, Farmersville, Melissa, Princeton, and parts of Carrollton, offering a mix of urban sophistication and suburban charm.

Denton County's varied landscapes are also part of our coverage, including the cities of Denton, Lewisville, Flower Mound, Little Elm, The Colony, Highland Village, Corinth, Lake Dallas, Argyle, Copper Canyon, Double Oak, Justin, Roanoke, Sanger, and Trophy Club, each offering unique and picturesque settings.

In Parker County, we are happy to serve the residents of Aledo.

Furthermore, our services extend to encompass the rapidly developing regions in the outer areas of the metroplex. This includes cities and towns like Rockwall, Waxahachie, Weatherford, Glen Rose, Granbury, Greenville, Mineral Wells, Sherman, Whitney, Cleburne, Azle, and Midlothian in the surrounding counties, known for their unique character and scenic beauty.

Our commitment is to provide exceptional photography services throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, ensuring you receive the highest quality service and memorable photographs no matter where your event is located.

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