“George is more than just a talented photographer… he is an artist. He has amazing people skills that make you feel like you’re having a photo session with your best friend.”
I am a senior at Plano Senior High School in Plano Texas.
My senior picture experience was so unexpected! Being shy and quiet I didn’t think my session would be as wonderful and exciting as it turned out to be.
George instantly put me at ease and made me excited to get started!
He met me at my car ready to go and helping me bring everything inside.
I felt swept away by his amazing attitude and excitement.
I was charged from the moment we started my photo shoot.
I felt like I didn’t even need to see the pictures to know they were going to be amazing!
Originally I thought I had brought way too much clothes but was instantly reassured that I probably didn’t bring enough!
George has a true gift for picking outfits that shows who I really am while still accentuating my best features!
You can tell from the way he changes the lighting, adjusting poses and fixes your hands that he strives to get the perfect picture, the way that you would love and exactly the way he’s envisioning it.
He is more than just a talented photographer he is an artist. He has amazing people skills that make you feel like you’re having a photo session with your best friend you’re excited to take the pictures and you’re happy and laughing the whole time it’s truly an amazing experience.
George, I can’t wait to have you photograph my wedding one day!
Tia Szczesniak Plano Senior High School Plano, Texas
George’s Response: Tia, I just love you! Thanks. The session was crazy fun. And YES, I do strive for perfection – it is a gift and a curse! lol Yes, you BETTER book me for your wedding (in 10 years!) or I am going to show up anyway!
Tia Szczesniak - Plano Senior High School
“In those pictures he saw every feeling and experience of Wesley’s life – every laugh, every tear, every disappointment, and every triumph. Everything that has made him who he is and who he will be.
You made him feel confident. You talked with him man to man and artist to artist. You saw in him all of the qualities that make us so proud of him. And your creativity is amazing! I’m blown away how you can make a kid with a French horn look so debonair and sophisticated. “
I stopped looking at photographers for my son’s senior pictures once I found your website. Yes, all of the pictures are wonderful, but it was the incredible images of the young men that sold me. From the moment children are born, girls’ pictures tend to steal the show. Most photographers seem to struggle with taking pictures of boys that aren’t boring, corny, or unimaginative. The images I found on your website were creative, dynamic, and masculine.
The photo session was so much fun for our family. I can’t thank you enough for the way you treated us and Wesley. You made him feel confident. You talked with him man to man and artist to artist. You saw in him all of the qualities that make us so proud of him. And your creativity is amazing! I’m blown away how you can make a kid with a French horn look so debonair and sophisticated.
Also, from a business standpoint, we are extremely pleased with your professionalism. Our books, prints, and canvases arrived timely and safely to our doorstep. They were well packaged and protected from weather. You delivered on all of your promises, and the products are the highest quality.
My breath was taken away during Wesley’s slide show at your studio. We’re still not over it. It was a visual procession of our son’s mind, soul, body, and spirit. At some point after Wesley’s slide show, when we were picking out our prints, my husband stopped talking. He clammed up and wouldn’t offer an opinion. I was so concerned that he was unhappy with the pictures or that he didn’t think it was worth it to spend the money (my husband didn’t even understand the concept of “senior pictures” before we arrived at your studio). He told me on the way home, though, that he was so full of emotion, he couldn’t speak. In those pictures he saw every feeling and experience of Wesley’s life – every laugh, every tear, every disappointment, and every triumph. Everything that has made him who he is and who he will be.
Most young people look in the mirror and focus on their flaws. Sadly, they often don’t want their picture taken, or they take hundreds of selfies desperately trying to control how others see them. You, George, have a gift, and your portraits show that everyone is beautiful. Honestly, everyone. Parents already know this, but you show it to the world. You show that there are no flaws, nothing that needs to be hidden – just truly beautiful uniqueness. I know from looking at some of Wesley’s shots on your camera during his session that this is not a trick of photo editing. It is art and vocation. You have brought forth in print what parents see in their children, indeed how the One who made them must see them.
Thank you, thank you for blessing us and capturing our son at this point in his life, as a young man whose story is about to be written.
Kala Bauer Frisco, Texas
George’s Response: I am blown away by the depth of your words. It gave me chills all over my body. This is my goal and passion for every session. It means the world to me you put this into a letter to me. Thank you. I am humbled.
Wesley Bauer - Frisco Texas
“My anxiety and expectations were soothed by George’s fun loving attitude and professional knowledge. “
Walking into my senior photo session I was surprised to see my photographer wearing camo. I soon realized that this was all apart of George’s phenomenal dedication to creating the best photos for me. George captured breath-taking images while rolling around outside, finding angles and lighting that captured my face and demeanor.
As a professed art snob I had high expectations for my senior photos. Well, I was shocked to see how stunning the photos George Dean had created with his iconic touch!
My anxiety and expectations were soothed by George’s fun loving attitude and professional knowledge.
Sometimes senior photos can seem stereotypical and uncomfortable, however, George Dean has broken the mold and created images that reflect myself and are utterly un-replicable.
I am so thankful that I got to have George’s technique and artistic vision to create something that is undeniably me.
Thank you so much for making my senior year beautiful!
Madison Briscoe Liberty High School Argyle, Texas
George’s Response: Madison, girl we had a blast. The artistic interpretation of your unique style just flowed. What a blast. We SO have to shoot again. Thanks for being awesome. I wish you best success in life.
Madison Briscoe - Liberty High School
“George, the way you use your lighting and the backgrounds you choose adds to the story each photograph tells without words.”
George, First we would like to thank you for an amazing experience with Tanner’s senior photo session! He isn’t one to want his picture taken but you got him to relax and have fun with it.
He ended up being so proud of his photos that he shared them with all of his friends.
George, I discovered your photography years ago when a friend of ours told me about the slide show on your website. I can’t tell you how many times I watched it. Every time I felt emotionally moved by the way you are able to capture the unguarded and innocent beauty of each individual you photograph.
The way you use your lighting and the backgrounds you choose adds to the story each photograph tells without words.
So we wanted you to tell some of Tanner’s Stories. He has so many and you found a lot of them.
We waited almost 5 years to have a senior session with you!
We will cherish the experience and every single photograph forever! Thank you George!
Lynn Caples (mom of Tanner) Guyer High School Corinth, Texas
George’s Response: WOW…. Thanks so much Lynn. Photographing young men can be a challenge. It was a pleasure showing the real Tanner in his images. Can’t wait to photograph the entire family soon!
Tanner Caples - Guyer High School
“I appreciate your willingness to embrace individuality. For some of the Seniors, I ‘m sure it’s a much needed break in all the stress surrounding them at this time in their lives. Spending a couple of hours with someone who is asking about their likes/dislikes, complimenting them and basically reminding them there is no “wrong way” to just be themselves has to be refreshing!”
“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” Aristotle
Please know that the delay in my sending you a note, expressing my appreciation for your amazing work, is due to my inability to come up with words that accurately express my heart. I realized the reason the words could not be found was because Aristotle had already used them!
Your gift is undeniable! Your knowledge of lighting is impeccable.
You and I both know, lighting can be the difference in a good photograph and a great photograph! I love your heart for what you do. You really do take an interest in every person you photograph. It blesses me that you remember little things about each photograph AND the person in it! At the time, you had no idea that I actually knew the majority of the people I asked you about. Your genuine interest and admiration was apparent .
I appreciate your willingness to embrace individuality. For some of the Seniors, I ‘m sure it’s a much needed break in all the stress surrounding them at this time in their lives. Spending a couple of hours with someone who is asking about their likes/dislikes, complimenting them and basically reminding them there is no “wrong way” to just be themselves has to be refreshing!
My only concern with his Senior photo session was Jacobs ability to disengage in a situation,when/if he loses interest. (Pretending to be “present” in a situation is not one of the gifts that God has given to Jacob) You will never fully understand how happy it made me to see the photographs. You were able to capture the core of who Jacob truly is. Who he is at this moment, who he has always been and who he is destined to be!
So many people have said the photographs are true works of art. My husband and I agree. The saying “you get what you pay for” is surely accurate when referring to professional photography. Sometimes you pay for much better than you actually get in the end! The quality of experience you provide along with the quality of product is worth the cost. In a society where no one actually prints photographs anymore, having not just a photograph, but a work of art hanging in your home is priceless! I always tell my kids that if there is ever an emergency in our home, grab the photographs because everything else is replaceable!
Thank you for using the gift God has given you to bless me.
Be blessed… Always,
George’s Response: Tracey, as a former Ms Texas, you indeed appreciate beautiful ‘lighting’. Thank you for loving my photographic artwork so much. It means the world to me – truly. I know will do it again and can’t wait.
Jacob Elliot - Liberty Christian in Argyle Texas
“George brought out a side in me through photography that I didn’t even know I had. George Dean is an absolutely incredible photographer and artist…”
“Before I walked into George Dean’s office I was uncomfortable at the thought of me being in a photo shoot, I couldn’t even imagine my pictures turning out how they did. But as soon as I finally walked in, I felt welcomed.
I was a little timid when I 1st started being photographed, but George made me feel comfortable and more and more confident as we took the photos. He brought out a side in me through photography that I didn’t even know I had.
George Dean is an absolutely incredible photographer and artist, he truly captures the essence of your personality and plays it in perfectly to reflect through your photos. I would recommend George Dean to anyone that wants more than just your regular Senior Pictures.
Thank you again for your work !! ”
Megan Jackson Frisco High Scool Frisco, Texas
George’s Response: Megan you truly experienced a transformation in my studio. I wanted to pay honor to your edgy side but also reveal the beauty that is inside you and bring it outwards. I am very proud of you for opening your heart to the session and letting your beauty shine brightly.
Megan Jackson - Frisco Senior Pictures
“That was a session of a lifetime and we are so grateful you chose her for the last senior to ever be photographed there. “
I just want to thank you again for exceeding any and all expectations with Alex’s senior pictures!
I don’t know of any other photographer that visits a home and personally goes through every item of clothing, shoes and accessories for a photo shoot. Add to that over four hours of shooting at a spectacular location, tons of patience and unimaginable amounts of creativity…and you produce pieces of art!
That was a session of a lifetime and we are so grateful you chose her for the last senior to ever be photographed there.
Five years ago you photographed Trey, then Branden and now Alex, and you continue to impress us all.
You truly are brilliant with a camera and the work you do is phenomenal.
Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Cindy Lamastres Mom of Alex LaMastres Guyer High School Lake Dallas Texas”
George’s Response: We were truly lucky to photograph at the Flour Mill in McKinney Texas. This was the last official photo shoot before the extensive renovation. What an honor. Your images are truly unique from a setting no longer available. What a honor to photography ALL THREE of your seniors. What a gift. Thank you for being so amazing.
Alex LaMastres - Lake Dallas Senior Pictures
At the conclusion of the photo shoot, unprompted by me, my son stopped George and said “I have to tell you that I have done a lot of photo shoots, my Mom loves pictures, and this is the BEST experience I have ever had having my pictures taken.
So many photographers try to make me do poses and faces that guys don’t do. I can honestly say I enjoyed having my pictures taken by you.
You really let me be myself, and I just want to “Thank You” for taking my pictures. I am actually really excited to see them.”
When I scheduled Adaryan’s Senior pictures I got the usual negative reaction. As a Mom of boys, it is one I have come to expect; moans of despair and excuses of any and every kind as to why he did not need pictures. I sent every link that George provided for guidance to my son. The week before the shoot we picked out clothes, and they day of the shoot we packed the car, and I took him to eat. As George knows and cautioned, there is nothing more unbearable than a hungry teenager, especially a teenage boy.
George met us in the parking lot with a smile, and helped us unload. Adaryan wasn’t happy to be there, but George immediately started interacting with him; asking him questions, getting a sense of who he was and what his Senior pictures should represent. George was great with Adaryan throughout the shoot, working with him on outfits that Adaryan would normally wear, allowing him to really represent who he was.
I sat quietly in the waiting area hoping this would be as painless as possible.
At the conclusion of the photo shoot, unprompted by me, my son stopped George and said “I have to tell you that I have done a lot of photo shoots, my Mom loves pictures, and this is the BEST experience I have ever had having my pictures taken. So many photographers try to make me do poses and faces that guys don’t do. I can honestly say I enjoyed having my pictures taken by you. You really let me be myself, and I just want to “Thank You” for taking my pictures. I am actually really excited to see them.” You could have picked me off the floor with a feather. Never, in 18 years, has my son paid a compliment to a photographer much less such a honest and kind one.
The day we were supposed to drive the 40 miles to preview the pictures an ice storm hit and we had to reschedule. Adaryan asked me to try to reschedule soon because he was looking forward to seeing the pictures. I was so happy that he was as excited as I was. George got us in the next night and without a moment of hesitation, and no moans of despair Adaryan and I drove to see the pictures. What a treat we had in store. The pictures were amazing.
There was not a single picture that Adaryan didn’t like. As we previewed the pictures I cried…more than once.
I saw my baby boy in the eyes that stared back at me, but the face was that of a beautiful man. My heart dropped, I had no words…only tears.
George exceeded my wildest expectations.
George not only captured great traditional pictures, but he captured my baby boy. His eyes. His love. His story.
The little boy I have cherished since they placed him on my chest when he was first born. George captured beyond what the world sees, his images spoke to my heart as his mother.
If you want pictures that will capture the moment and take you back in time, a mix of traditional and timeless pieces your search is over. George Dean is nothing short of amazing!
Miranda Jones Mom of Adaryan Jones Southlake Carroll High School Southlake
George’s Response: Wow. Wow Wow. What can I man say with such beautiful words. Thank you kindly. What an amazing family you have Miranda. I am blessed to have such amazing clients. Truly. Thank You. I know we will be photographing again very soon. BTW, you have raised an amazing young man. Well mannered, intelligent, & insightful.
Adaryan Jones - Southlake Carroll High School
“George first allow me to state: you truly are an artisan!! You were able to pull back all the layers of Celeste’s personality and bring to life her real beauty. Your images revealed her meek heart, her quiet spirit, her happy disposition, and her wonderful physical attributes. You chronicled HER in those wonderful images.”
“George first allow me to state: you truly are an artisan!!
I, as many other Mother’s have the unique and wonderful opportunity to see all the facets of our children and their personalities, and often times we would love for the world to see those things as well.
I had high expectations of the shoot, and I was a bit nervous; however, I was put at total ease during the entire process due to the wonderful and easy-going style of George. More importantly was the mood with which my daughter approached the shoot. There has to be a Sympatico that occurs between George and his clients. How else can I explain the results?! I was able to feel comfortable because she was so comfortable, and I believe we both enjoyed the experience.
Most importantly was the fact that you were able to pull back all the layers of Celeste’s personality and bring to life her real beauty. Your images revealed her meek heart, her quiet spirit, her happy disposition, and her wonderful physical attributes. You chronicled HER in those wonderful images.
It is rare that someone else can manage to capture with an image the most dynamic parts of our children. She was over the moon at the way you portrayed her style. She finished the shoot with a wonderful energy, and both she and I were excited to see the results I think it was at this time in her life where she is entering into adulthood and leaving childhood, that you were able to pull out who she was at this moment.
No mother can deny the joy that comes from a child who sees themselves through the eyes of another and realizes that you have revealed THEM: all of THEM!!
Yeah George Dean!!! You are and will always be the first choice for photography for me, my family, and any friend I can tell!!”
Maria Coco Argyle, Texas
George’s Response: The pure poetry of your words brings tears to my eye and illuminates my soul. Thank you for entrusting such a significant moment in Celeste’s life. Can’t wait to do it again!
Celeste Coco - Argyle Texas
“I had the time of my life living out my top-model fantasies, and felt like i was shooting for a billboard in Times Square the whole time.”
My experience with George Dean was one i wont forget. I had the time of my life living out my top-model fantasies, and felt like i was shooting for a billboard in Times Square the whole time.
Perhaps my favorite thing about George Dean what that he was as much of a perfectionist as I am. When he set his mind on a shot, he would do everything to make it the best…and i think it’s fair to add that he succeeded in doing so.
My shots turned out stunning and each one was it’s own individual piece of art.
I had a wonderful and memorable time with George Dean, and I am confident in saying that his photos are some of my favorite out there.
Emily Sutherland Plano West High School Plano, Texas
George’s Response: Thank you for noticing the ‘pursuit of perfection’. As an artist it never feels complete but that is my goal. To gift you something amazing you will cherish.
Emily Sutherland - Plano West High School
“You are truly an artist at what you do, I couldn’t help but scream when I saw sneak peeks of pics because I was soooooo excited!!! “
“Dear Mr. Dean I was so nervous of giving up control for my shoot but I couldn’t be more happy that I did!
You exceeded everyone of my expectations and turned a rainy day into a day full of sunshine and happy memories!
You are truly an artist at what you do, I couldn’t help but scream when I saw sneak peeks of pics because I was soooooo excited!!!
You have so many exhilarating ideas and made such works of art that me and my family will treasure that all my life!:)
I really enjoyed my shoot with you and will definitely be back for college shoots, family Christmas cards, ect.!
Thank you for all your honest opinions and passion you put into your work! Thank you again!!!:)”
Chelsi Patton Liberty Christian High School Argyle, Texas
George’s Response: Thank you for noticing the ‘pursuit of perfection’. As an artist it never feels complete but that is my goal. To gift you something amazing you will cherish.
Chelsi Patton - Liberty Christian High School
She felt beautiful, like a model. She also felt like she had made a new best friend. I would wish the whole process from beginning to end on any teenager.”
“Words cannot express our delight in choosing George to be our daughter, Alex’s, Senior photographer. I wanted her to have a “unique” experience. I also wanted pictures that fit her dramatic, beautiful personality.
I found George on line. I knew instantly that his work would fit with our end result goals. His use of light was amazing and beautiful!! I was a bit taken aback at the thought of having SOME MAN choose what Alex would wear, but I am here to tell you… GO WITH IT!! I realized the clothes didn’t really matter because George isn’t shooting clothes, he is shooting the person within.
The day of the shoot… all I can say is WOW!!! I could hear him directing Alex from the front room and all I could think was..”If that was me back there and he were speaking to me like that, I’d feel beautiful!!” When the shoot was over and Alex came out…she was giddy!! She felt beautiful, like a model. She also felt like she had made a new best friend. I would wish the whole process from beginning to end on any teenager.
The end result speaks for itself. I would make the same choice again…as a matter of fact, when my son is a Senior, I will make the same choice again!!”
Alex German Carnegie Mellon School of Drama Ft Worth Texas
George’s Response: What a pure joy to photography Alex at the peak of her youth. It means so much to me that clients love the art work I create in my studio. I can’t wait to photographer her again one day. You rock Alex!
Alex German - Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, Ft Worth Texas
” You are an artisan working in light, evoking powerful emotional responses from each image.”
We are writing you today to thank you so much for our spectacular photo shoot.
The instructions on your website were invaluable, especially regarding which clothes to bring. We took your advice on packing everything in our closets and were glad we did. Your extensive knowledge of colors and textures yielded phenomenal results!
The personalized attention you devoted to us created an exceptional photo session. Your energy is infectious and made our day truly memorable.
Even though we are identical twins, our individual photos were very unique, and flawlessly tailored to capture our personalities. We loved your creative touch on the “sister-shots”.
Saying you are an “expert at creating the light each image deserves”, is an understatement. We experienced firsthand your depth of knowledge on lighting. Throughout our three hour session we observed you constantly altering the lighting while constructing the perfect shot. You are an artisan working in light, evoking powerful emotional responses from each image.
The most difficult part of the process was selecting the finished portraits. It is nearly impossible to determine which shot is best when they are ALL the best!
Thank you for creating family heirlooms!
Alise & Claire Zerull Keller High School Keller, Texas
George’s Response: This literally put tears in my eyes. I actually emailed this to my mom and she replied how proud she was of her son for creating such amazing memories for my clients. I can’t thank you enough for the gift of your eloquent wording. Just beautiful. Can’t wait to photography you again one day. You ladies share an amazing relationship. Being a dad of twins myself, it was a joy to work with you two!
Alise & Claire Zerull
“George knows so much about lighting and how to place it in order to bring out and enhance your best features.”
George Dean is an amazing photographer. He knows so much about lighting and how to place it in order to bring out and enhance your best features.
Me and my mom looked at tons of ‘photographers’ online and they all had a limited amount of clothing changes. Not only does George not limit your outfits but he also helps you pick them out. He knows what outfits will take the best pictures and suit your body.
Many photographers have to spend a countless amount of time editing pictures. This is usually because the lighting they used was not right or minor mistakes they made. George’s photos come out looking edited as soon as he snaps the picture!
I enjoyed my session with George Dean, he kept me entertained throughout the whole session. I could not be more pleased with the way my pictures turned out.
I have had tons of positive comments on my pictures people saying they are the best senior pictures they have ever seen. I tell them its all thanks to George Dean and his knowledge of photography that made my pictures turn out as amazing as they did.
Jena Garrison Sulphur Springs High School Sulphur Springs, Texas
George’s Response: Jena, you are so sweet and incredibly insightful. Thanks for driving all the way from Sulphur Springs. It is my mission to give each client something amazing to overwhelm their expectations and emotions. Thanks for being awesome too!
Jena Garrison - Sulphur Springs High School
“Not only is his photography incredible, but as a person himself, George is incredible.”
Being a yearbook editor, I’ve seen countless senior photos that have turned out just plain awful. Now, it being my senior year, I searched forever trying to find a photographer that wouldn’t add me to that list of photos, and when I found George Dean, I knew there was no possibility of having a senior photo I wouldn’t love.
When George tells you that it’ll look like you’re moving out for college because of all the clothing options you should bring him, he’s not exaggerating… at all. After emptying my closet, my mom and I made our way to his studio. Having done multiple photo shoots before, I was expecting the same ol’, same ol’ session with George but I was wrongly mistaken.
As we pulled into the parking lot George was there waiting for us waving, he walks over to our car and began to help us unload the 3 baskets of shoes, 2 duffel bags of jeans, skirts, and shorts, and a ton of shirts and dresses. And suddenly, I realized, I hadn’t really brought that much clothing at all. So, when George tells you to bring your closet, he means BRING IT.
He wheeled the luggage cart into the studio and began to prepare; George picked my first outfit and we began shooting.
Immediately I felt a sense of comfort and relaxation that I have never felt with a single one of my photographers.
I found myself laughing and enjoying my session, and when we came back to look at the photographs, you could tell I had truly enjoyed my time with George.
He captured my features that make me so unique, that make me, me.
When I genuinely laugh, my nose scrunches up, my dad calls it my “wrinkly nose”, and George captured that.
The true Texan girl that I am, George captured that.
The excitement I have for college, my future, George captured that.
Without a doubt I will recommend George Dean Photography to every person I know searching for senior photos, family photos, or wedding photos. Not only is his photography incredible, but as a person himself, George is incredible.
Thank you for making my experience so memorable, you’re the best George!
Hunter Glasoe Byron Nelson High School Trophy Club, Texas
George’s Response: Wow… thank you so much for the amazing words. I try and create an experience seniors will remember for years to come and portraits that capture a moment in your life that will last a lifetime. Thanks!
Hunter Glasoe - Byron Nelson High School
“His pictures stand out as true artwork that could only be done by someone with experience, talent, and a love for photography.”
If I were to describe my senior picture experience with George Dean, I would use the words unique and professional.
George’s work is something you simply won’t find among other people who call themselves photographers. He knows exactly what he is doing and uses his equipment to create stunning images that will take your breath away.
His pictures stand out as true artwork that could only be done by someone with experience, talent, and a love for photography.
I particularly enjoyed my senior picture session with George because he seemed to take care of everything. I didn’t have to worry about what to wear or how to pose because he told me exactly what would work in the photograph.
When I thought about getting my senior pictures taken, I was worried that the session would be uncomfortable and awkward; however, George made the experience exactly the opposite. I had so much fun and always felt comfortable.
He brings out a confidence in his clients that is portrayed in every senior picture he produces.
I cannot say enough how glad I am that I chose George Dean for my senior pictures.
I plan on recommending him to everyone that I know and can’t wait to receive my prints and canvases.
I was amazed with the quality of his work and can say with confidence that George Dean is a true professional with a God given talent for photography.
Thanks for making my senior picture experience wonderful George!
Best wishes and Merry Christmas,
Northwest High School
George’s Response: You are so kind and thoughtful in your words towards me, my work, and your experience. It means the world to me when clients absolutely love the art work I create for them. I just know the canvases will look amazing and I can’t wait to see your finished album. It was a delight to be your photographer for your senior pictures. And I can’t wait to create an amazing family portrait for you too. And… Thanks for driving up to Denton!
Kassidy Knight - Northwest High School
Thank you for the beautiful pictures of our daughter Rio.
I researched senior photographers before I decided to use your services and must admit I was drawn to your art. I couldn’t tell the difference between most of the local photographers websites; the poses and people were all the same but you are an individual with a true gift.
Rio does not like having her pictures taken but she has a blast being photographed by you.
After her session and for the days that followed Rio was glowing. She was feeling very confident and pretty.
In a day and age where the media suggests girls and women look a certain way it’s hard to feel confident when you are outside the box of what society thinks beautiful is.
We have always known Rio is a beautiful young lady but what do mom and dad know? You made her feel very comfortable in her skin and she loved that she was encouraged to be herself during her photography session with you.
George, you do more than take pictures. You gave a gift to Rio and us.
We will cherish the images for years to come. Thank you so very much for your artwork!
Kathleen and Steven Neubauer
George’s Response: WOW! WOW! WOW! This is a beautiful email you sent. This is my goal & my focus for every young lady I photograph. I want to uplift her, present her in a beautiful light, and thus create new strength in herself. Perhaps for the first time, there is undeniable proof they ARE amazing, their beauty is unmistakable, their accomplishments concrete, and their inner beauty & new found strength can move mountains. My goal is to PROVE to them what you have always told them. I am honored and humbled you shared this with me.
Kathleen and Steven Neubauer- Argyle TX
My experience at your studio could be described at exciting, inspiring, and far exceeding my expectations! I didn’t even have to see the pictures to know they were amazing… because you had nailed it before with my sister last year.
After finally remembering to bring enough clothes, George worked his magic and picked outfits that encompassed who I am, while at the same time, made a statement. His knowledge ranging from the perfect lighting and perfect pose to the perfect outfit and location assured me that I was definitely in the RIGHT hands!
Not only was I comfortable being photographed, but the experience made me feel so beautiful. This was not just because of the obvious glamor that comes from being made up and photographed, but because he reflected my personality.
George, I can’t wait to have you photograph my wedding one day!
Thank you for the outstanding experience and you’ll be glad to know that my whole family is THRILLED with the pictures!
George’s Response: I just love you guys. You are the 2nd and last senior in the family. It was an honor to photograph you both. You ladies drove from Frisco and I want to thank you for that. It means the world to me that you loved your portraits so much. I can’t wait to do your family portrait soon!
TAGS: Frisco Senior Pictures, Frisco Photographer
Emily Zenthoefer - Frisco TX
Jackson Mitchell’s pictures are amazing! We can’t stop looking at them. Jackson felt very comfortable throughout the entire photo shoot and you really captured the essence of our son. You are truly an artist and we couldn’t be more happy that we chose to work with you. The photo album is such a cool piece and everyone absolutely loves it! We look forward to working with you on our family pictures soon. Thanks again for giving us this special gift we will cherish forever.
Leslie and Jeff Mitchell Southlake Carroll High School
George’s Response: It was an honor. I look forward to creating beautiful family pictures and portraits of your other gorgeous children. We can do it in Southlake or my studio in Denton.
TAGS: Southlake Senior Pictures, Southlake Photographer
Jackson Mitchell - Southlake TX
I was rather apprehensive about having my senior pictures done with George Dean.
I had a hard time finding them entirely necessary. I am so glad my mom had me do this!
I had seen my friend’s portraits and the pictures appeared dull and redundant. I did not want that at all.
I tend to gravitate towards a more vintage look and was not totally sure how my style would play into the appointment.
Thankfully, George was able to capture my “look” in its pure essence.
The pictures were beautiful on the camera, but they were even better in person.
I would not have the same experience or results elsewhere.
Thank you George.
George’s Response: Thanks for taking a chance on me. Maybe we can also do a family portrait before you head off to college!
TAGS: Southlake Senior Pictures, Southlake Photographer
Caitlin - Southlake TX
George Dean, you are hands down the best photographer ever!!
I had a BLAST shooting with you.
You know what you are doing and made my senior pictures so easy and fun.
I love how I could rely on you to pick my outfits and poses for me. You made everything so simple! And the shoot was very entertaining!
My pictures turned out so wonderful and unique.
Definitely not like any other photographs I have had done before. I love how you took my personality and made it shine through your images.
Everything about George Dean Photography is simple, yet sophisticated.
From his style to his studio George makes EVERYTHING look great!
This man knows exactly what he is doing and I would recommend you to ANYONE and EVERYONE.
Decatur High School
George’s Response: It was easy… you a have a big ole personality so my only goal was to NOT suppress it! To let it shine. Let’s do your family portrait soon.
TAGS: Decatur Senior Pictures, Decatur Photographer
Kortni Robinson - Decatur TX
Madison’s portraits arrived today and words can’t even describe the emotions I felt as I opened each box containing all the beautiful images that you captured of her. I truly didn’t think any moment would top the feelings I had when just viewing her senior portraits in your studio and having to make the tough decision as to which ones to order.
Today absolutely topped that feeling and I was like a child on Christmas morning unwrapping each package, in this case portrait, and getting more and more excited with each image. Needless to say the waterworks started all over again. I feel so blessed to have met you and have Madison’s senior year forever documented in our home. You captured her inner beauty as well as the outer and made it so effortless.
Every teenage girl should be able to experience a few hours in front of the camera with you. You are so right when you said that the next time we have professional portraits taken that it will probably be on her wedding day. I hope to see you then and have you capture that amazing day as well.
Thanks again for everything!
With Gratitude and Love!!
Flower Mound High School
George’s Response: Kathy, you and your family is simply delightful! Yes, I can’t wait to photograph her wedding one day AND create some beautiful family portraits to be displayed in your home.
TAGS: Flower Mound Senior Pictures, Flower Mound Photographer
Madison Perry - Flower Mound TX
I want to thank-you for making Lindi’s photo session into a magical experience.
You are extremely talented …and it’s obvious that you love what you do, your great style, charisma and charm just came shining through with each image.
You will never know how much we appreciate everything you did to create such spectacular images, that will be cherished forever.
You have a such a gift of making everyone feel comfortable and it was my great pleasure to get to know you through this process and Lindi is now your biggest fan.
Heartfelt thanks, Kelly Simpson
Carroll High School
George’s Response: Girl, we could photograph together every day of the week! It was a blast and it was an honor. I look forward to creating beautiful family pictures too. We can do it in Southlake or my studio in Denton.
TAGS: Southlake Senior Pictures, Southlake Photographer
Kelly Simpson - Southlake TX
I could start out by saying thank you for the beautiful photos you took of me, but the honest truth is that I walked out of your studio with so much more than amazing pictures…
Like many girls my age, my confidence is laking. And to be completely blunt, the day I walked into your studio, was the day my boyfriend, of a year, broke my heart. Fighting back tears while trying to take your senior pictures is the last thing I wanted to be doing. And I probably wouldn’t have been able to get through it like I did if I didn’t take these pictures with you.
You made me feel beautiful and suddenly I could do and be anything again. Break ups are not fun, but these pictures couldn’t have come at a better time for me because I needed to feel that. I needed to see myself in a new light, and you gave that to me with the simple click of the camera.
I couldn’t help but tear up when I saw my pictures. In them I could see all that I accomplished, all that I’ve become, and the future that awaits me.
My experience will never be forgotten and i can’t wait to ask you to take my Wedding photos in the future (with the right guy this time).
Thank you for everything George, you’re the best.
Lindsey Hanley Billy Ryan High School
George’s Response: Lindsey, you honor me and put me in tears with this write up. WOW. I am not even sure what to say. This is my personal goal every session. To show my clients how amazing and beautiful they are. I look forward to creating beautiful family pictures and one day your wedding and then your children’s portraits.
TAGS: Denton Senior Pictures, Denton Photographer
Lindsey Hanley - Denton TX
I’m a senior at Argyle High School.
As an art student I’m very picky about photography. After looking at several photographers and searching online I finally discovered George Dean after seeing some of his photos of a fellow classmate on Facebook. I was very impressed.
But after going to the session with George, I was even more impressed with how he conducted his photo shoots.
Instead of bland boring “turn this way, turn that way” monotone shoot, he was very expressive and involved with you as a person. He wanted to get to know you so that he could shoot photos that reflected your personality.
He was very good at making it fun and relaxed, not stiff and awkward.
I felt completely at ease with him and like I had known him for ages. It was a lot of fun.
He also made you feel beautiful not only through his photographs, but in the way he would praise and compliment throughout the photo session.
To top it off, he produced the most astounding, beautiful photos.
It was definitely a great experience and I would recommend George to everyone for their senior photos!
Argyle High School
George’s Response: There was NOTHING bland or boring about YOU nor your images. It was fun for sure and look forward to photographing your family one day.
TAGS: Argyle Senior Pictures, Argyle Photographer
Rachel Wilkes - Argyle TX
I just want to thank you for such an amazing experience for taking my senior pictures! I was extremely nervous coming in to take pictures because i do not usually like the way that I look in photos, but your photography makes me feel beautiful, which is how every girl should feel!
The atmosphere of the entire shoot was so refreshing and so creative that it just allowed me to have fun with it and feel comfortable at the same time! I always smile in every photo i take, but it was so cool to be able to see how pretty and striking non-smiling photos could be.
The quality of photos that you take is amazing and I would never recommend someone going anywhere else to get professional photos done! When I need professional photos done again, I am definitely coming back to you because you truly are the best there is!
Thank you so much for a great experience, i cannot wait to hang up the photos in my house and for every one to see the amazing works of art that you created!
- Rachel Coppell High School
George’s Response: Rachel, I KNOW you who you BETTER be calling when you get married (in like 10 years young lady!). I will certainly take your family portraits when you make it home from college. We can do it at a park in Southlake or my studio in Denton.
TAGS: Coppell Senior Pictures, Coppell Photographer
Rachel Wilms - Coppell TX
I believe your craft is heartfelt and you are passionate about breaking through the emotional bondage we humans create within ourselves. You capture an essence that some of us need not only see but believe.
A true artist is capable of transforming simplicity into the art of beautiful, that is your gift George Dean. And the genuine positive experience you gave my daughter was a gift for me to enjoy as I recognized someone else that can also “see” her. The proof definitely proved to be in the pictures.
Thank you for the entire experience, we look forward to working with you again in the future.
George’s Response: WOW! WOW! WOW! Girl, you are a way with molding words into poetry. “A true artist is capable of transforming simplicity into the art of beautiful” Thank you! Wow…
Senior Mom - Guyer High School (Lake Dallas Texas)
Referral from Trisha Mihalik
I wanted to thank you for an amazing experience at your studio. As you know Michael was less than excited about getting his senior pictures taken!
To our surprise in less than 5 minutes he was having a great time! We came to you with a letter jacket and a pair of jeans because he wanted to keep it simple and get it over quickly and before I knew it we were back in the car getting baseball & football uniforms and enjoying every minute of the next few hours we spent with you! Your ability to make each photograph of Michael truly reflect his personality and passion for his school & sports was unbelievable!!!!
You blessed us with the gifts that God has given you! Your creativity and ability to capture over 100 different pictures that were all perfect just amazed us!!!! The experience we had in your studio as we watched the DVD of all of his pictures with music that seemed as though it was written just for Michael brought many tears of joy to me as well as my family as we were able to enjoy it with our entire family over the holidays!!!!
Thank you George for capturing a moment in time of my Senior son that we will treasure for a lifetime!!! I am excited to share with all our friends and family the pictures you took of Michael and I will encourage everyone I know to bring their family and loved ones to your studio!!!!
Thank you for blessing us beyond measure! I look forward to doing a family portrait with you soon!
Liberty Christian High School
George’s Response: Michelle, you have been nothing but amazing for my business. You send me so many people. It is an honor to be part of the family with so many of my portraits hanging in your home. I look forward to creating beautiful family pictures and portraits of your other gorgeous children. We can do it in Argyle or my studio in Denton.
TAGS: Argyle Senior Pictures, Argyle Photographer
Senior Mom - Liberty Christian (Argyle Texas)
I just wanted to say thank you for the wonderful job you did on Danielle’s senior pictures. We could not be more pleased with the whole experience.
I find it amazing that you are able to capture so many different looks in one session.
The pictures in your studio make her look like a fashion model without being overdone and pictures from outside really captured her personality. Everything seems so natural and yet artistic at the same time.
The whole family enjoyed the viewing experience – it was like being in our own private movie screening. Seeing those giant images was breathtaking, I didn’t expect it to be such an emotional experience. I think it’s a great way to show the images and being able to see them arranged in different ways was helpful in deciding which pictures to buy. Thanks for making it so easy and enjoyable!
We are looking forward to our next session for Katie’s pictures.
Lake Dallas High School
George’s Response: I have had the honor of photographing two high school seniors for this amazing loving and giving family. We SO better do family pictures soon Leslie! I might show up at your door step with my camera one morning!
Leslie Taylor, Senior Mom - Ryan High School (Denton. Tx)
I was nervous to take pictures; I remember telling my mom I just want to look pretty.
When I got there you asked me if I thought of myself as beautiful or edgy, and I told you, well I know I am definitely not beautiful.
I didn’t believe that I could look beautiful.
Let me tell you boy was I wrong! When I saw that first photo of me I was amazed!
I NEVER thought I would look like that.
You have brought back a confidence for me that I have been missing.
You not only made me feel confident while taking the pictures, but I now feel more confident than ever.
I seriously want to thank you so much for such an awesome experience that will not be forgotten!
You are an amazing photographer, who knows exactly how to take capture the moment.
Anyways, thank you, thank you, and thank you!
George’s Response: Making young ladies confident in themselves is my ENTIRE goal as a senior portrait photographer. No doubt about it. It is the greatest gift I can give and I give it freely. THanks for letting me be a part of your senior legacy. Let’s do your family portrait soon.
Alyssa Kaschak - Allen High School
“You did an amazing job of capturing the true spirit of Brin, your creativity speaks for itself.
It’s obvious you put alot of thought into your work with the use of lighting, shadowing and locations.
The slideshow with music was unbelievable!
The way you captured my daughter brought tears to my eyes.
You truly have a gift from God and we feel blessed to have found you…
We will cherish these photos for a lifetime.
Thank you! Traci Cahill” Flower Mound Texas
George’s Response: Tracey, I think this is your 3rd senior – WOW. I just love your guys. I can’t believe the last and flown the coops nest. We better capture the beauty of your family in a beautiful family portrait that honors the love your family has for each other.
Traci Cahill (Lewisville Texas)
“George, you truly can capture the spirit of her and not to mention (and of course, I’m biased) her beauty.
I just look at her pictures and it takes my breath away and brings tears to my eyes.
George’s Response: I just love Spencer like crazy! What an honor to be a part of her legacy. We did a family portrait too many years ago Leslie, it is time to update it!
Leslie Jones - Calvery Academy (Pilot Point)
My daughters senior pictures were perfect.
If you ask any mother in this world their children are beautiful, cute, Etc…. but you prove every mother is right with the pictures/art that you take.
It was funny that I saw your work on the wall at the dentist office and my daughter found you on the computer about 6 months later when looking for some one to take her senior pictures.
You were so caring and made us feel very comfortable the first second we saw you.
Let me say it was very hard to pick out pictures because they were all so perfect loved them all!
Again I say “Thank You”.
George’s Response: Your kind words touch me. From being a girls gymnastics coach for 20 years I instantly create a wonderful friendly nature with the girls instantly. It was fun and THANKS for driving so far away. I will come to YOU for your family portrait though!
Senior Mom - Saint Jo. Texas
“I wanted to thank you again for Alex’ senior pictures.
They are all absolutely beautiful!
Alex rarely likes photos of herself but you captured her true beauty while at the same time making it a fun and unique experience.
Thank you again!”
Lake Dallas Texas
George’s Response: Capturing her true beauty was easy. I just had to make sure I didn’t allow it to be covered up. It was fun! Thanks. We so have to do your family pictures soon!
Senior Mom - Tina Egge Lake Dallas (Lake Dallas Texas)
“George George George…
Where do I begin?! I mean when I first looked at your web site I knew that you were good. And then when the session got under way it was elevated to the next level.
Suddenly it was like it wasn’t even a senior picture photo shoot, it was like a model shoot!!!!!!!!
I look at these pictures and I am instantly stunned that that is me.
I just can’t wrap my mind around how amazing they are! It is true when you say the photos speak for themselves. you for everything!
From the friendly greeting at the curb, to the rockin’ guitar time, to the laid back atmosphere with no pressure, to just how genuine you were.
Thank you for everything. You have made my senior year. ~Austin”
Marcus High School
George’s Response: Austin, you ARE the man… your guitar picture is one of my best EVER. People comment on it all the time. Let’s shoot again. I did your brothers senior pictures too. Lets do a family portrait soon!
Austin Tucker -Marcus High School (Flower Mound Texas)
“George, I was absolutely overwelmed with the pictures you took of Sydney!
They were all so fabulous.
I looked at her photos and it finally hit me that she had grown into a beautiful young adult instead of my little girl who I still needed me for so much.
I can’t believe how beautiful the pictures are. Thank you for everything!!!!!”
Decatur High School
George’s Response: What a wonderful young lady you raised. Your family pictures and her senior portraits are gorgeous! Thanks for letting me document that.
Monica Brown (Decatur Texas)
“Dear George, The slideshow bowled me over but it was nothing compared to the real thing. When Laurita brought her senior portraits home, I was speechless. I just couldn’t believe the imagery!
And you were right, the black and white on canvas is breathtaking. Plus, I love the flipbook but I can’t put it down. You captured everything we love about our girl.
One more thing: Your prices are very, very reasonable. Believe me, I did plenty of shopping and comparing and even more comparing after we had our session with you. You’ve set the bar really high both in pricing and in delivering a product of superior quality.
We’ll be back. See ya definitely in a couple of years for Laurita’s session … and maybe sooner
George’s Response: Paulette, thanks for being an amazing supporter of mine. You have sent me SO many clients. I am blessed. Thanks.
Paulette Layfield (Southlake Texas)
“So many people have complimented Vanessa on the wonderful pictures that you took of her.
It lifted her spirits as well as her self confidence.
I’m sure you have done the same for many others.
Thank you for all your time and hard work.
Lora J. Rider”
Lake Dallas High School
Lori Rider (Lake Dallas Texas)
“Our experience with George Dean was amazing.
My daughter is graduating from high school this May (Lake Dallas High School).
I wanted her senior pictures to capture her personality and George did just that. T
he pictures turned out incredible!
George was awesome with Heather and very patient with her dog Scout.
We will be a customer for LIFE!
We appreciate everything he did for us. ”
Lake Dallas High School Corinth, Texas
Tracy Stanfield(Lake Dallas Texas)
“Thank you so much George!
The pictures turned out wonderful!
Thank you for making the experience such a great one for Amanda (Lake Dallas High School).
You put her at ease and brought out the very best in her. We didn’t want just another “pretty picture”.
Your inspiration and talent got us exactly what we wanted and more!
We were both surprised and exited when we viewed the photo’s.
The slide show you provided to view the shots was great, we enjoyed it very much.
We will recommend you to anyone and everyone!
We’ll be back for sure!
Lake Dallas High School”
Lori Harris (Lake Dallas Texas)
When it was time for Jorden to have his graduation pictures taken I was looking for something unique.
The typical cap and gown picture was just not what I was interested in to help celebrate his high school graduation.
My internet search lead me to George Dean Photography.
We received more than we could have ever expected from a photographer.
George captured every detail of Jorden’s personality and character along with enhancing the qualities only a mother could appreciate.
The calibur of professionalism, attention to detail, and ability to communicate with the youth of today is hands-down the best I’ve ever experienced.
I found my unique photographer!
You got the job done, George, just like I wanted it!
Jorden is very proud of his pictures as well. He dittos all that I have mentioned!
You are the MAN…and as I’ve said in the past…YOU ROCK!!!
THANKS FOR CREATING SUCH WONDERFUL MEMORIES FOR JORDEN’S ENTIRE FAMILY!!
Gay Morris - Argyle High School (Aubrey Texas)
I just wanted to thank you so so much for my senior pictures!
You are awesome and an amazing photographer!
Chelsea Schiebout - Liberty Christian (Arylge Texas)
“George, It is very hard for me to describe in words how you made my daughter Jessica and I feel; not only during the photo shoot, but the presentation was absolutely fantastic!
It was truly one of the most emotional and heart felt moments I have had with my daughter. It is obvious to me that your heart is in every photograph you take.
Not only did you capture Jesi’s beauty, but you captured her beautiful sole as well. Incredible!!!
I want to thank you for that.
You are truly an incredible and talented person George!
May God bless you and yours,
Frank Benanete - Lewisville High School
I am preparing for Katrina’s Graduation Party, putting her photos in frames for Grandma and Grandpa.
She cannot wait to view the photos with the family this weekend.
She cannot stop looking through her photo book.
I’ve always told her she was a beautiful girl, but sometimes girls beat themselves up.
It is nice have see her enjoy her inner and outer beauty, through your photos.
You captured both, good job!
Brenda Koch - Northlake Texas
Thank you for such a memorable experience at your studio.
You have a true gift at making people feel right at home.
When I first saw Analises pictures, for a moment, I was speechless. Not many things make me feel that way.
The pictures aren’t just pictures but a work of art.
What a wonderful gift you gave my family.
Analise Fagan - Colleyville, Texas
I am a very, picky individual when it comes to pictures being taken of me.
When looking for a photographer to take my senior pictures, I looked for two things: the quality and being able to capture personality without using words. George Dean Photography did both as well as exceed my expectations.
Senior year is a crucial one because it is the last of childhood memories. It was important for me to capture who I am at this time in my life before I really start to grow up and begin the next chapter in my life. I couldn’t think of a better photographer to do just that.
The first time I saw George Dean’s photos on the website, I was amazed by the quality and creativity! The pictures were so intense that they actually gave me goose bumps and were enchanting at the same time. I never saw anything like them- well maybe in a magazine or some other professional media. His pictures speak of character and originality. It wasn’t all just about the smile, but who the person was behind the smile and their personality. I recommend George Dean Photography to anyone who looking to capture life moments through photography. I give ten out of five stars for a job well done!
I’m only a high school senior once, so when I close this chapter and begin new ones, I will always return to George Dean Photography to capture each and every (wedding/ babies/ my own children’s senior pics, etc.) moment to have and forever look back upon!
Caitlin Brammer Argyle High School Argyle, TX
Caitlin Brammer - Argyle, Texas
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