February 6, 2012

Lahalla’s Arkansas Boudoir Secret Session

Hey everybody! We have a couple more great boudoir images for you. Meredith photographed this secret session of Lahalla, a model from Joplin, for her portfolio – and for dropitMODERN (the cool red and black backdrop). What I love about Mere’s super talent of photographing boudoir is that she keeps it super classy – there […]


February 4, 2012

Amanda’s Arkansas Secret Session Boudoir Post, pt 2

Hey everybody! We’re continuing Amanda’s secret session boudoir posts today with the other half of the super fabulous shots Meredith got of the bride-to-be. Aren’t they super classy? How about a big thanks to Amanda for giving Mere permission to post these to show how great a present it can be to a groom on […]


February 3, 2012

Amanda’s Arkansas Secret Session Boudoir Post

Hey everybody! Here we go with another NSFW secret session boudoir post! Mere has been rocking it out and I feel badly that she hasn’t been on the blog. She shoots so many of these boudoir sessions, and does such an amazing job making women look and feel beautiful that she deserves lots of credit! […]


February 2, 2012

Stacey’s Northwest Arkansas Boudoir Photography Session

Hey everybody! We have more secret sessions to post! Today’s super classy and gorgeous boudoir session is of Stacey. Mere photographed her super tasteful boudoir in Fayetteville, and Stacey looked like she had so much fun! Thanks again to Stacey for allowing us to post these (we always ask permission) and show off some of […]


February 23, 2010

Army Wife’s secret session ~ Arkansas Boudoir Photography

Hey everybody! Here’s what I love…We have developed a very unique style when it comes to boudoir. It’s not that “one kind” of boudoir photography. Instead, we keeps it classy; we keeps it creative; and we keeps it unique. All the while keeping it sexy. Today’s session is of an Army wife who is surprising […]


February 22, 2010

Sexy Sneak Peek! Arkansas Boudoir Photography

Hey everybody! Tomorrow on the blog we’re going to have a secret session Mere photographed at the Pratt Place Inn in Fayetteville Arkansas. Here’s a sneak peek from her boudoir session: Come back tomorrow for a full post!Talk to you soon,Dale


February 18, 2010

Dallas Boudoir Sessions – this weekend!

Hey everybody! There are two spots left for Dallas this Sunday at the amazing Hotel Zaza! If you’re going to be in Dallas this weekend and want to snatch one of these, reserve your spot by clicking the following link. You don’t have to have a paypal – you can just pay with a credit […]


January 18, 2010

New Secret Session shooting date in Dallas announced ~ Arkansas Boudoir Photography

Hey everybody! The secret session site has been crazy today! Thank you for all the emails, and for making Meredith’s venture such an early success. Meredith has chosen a couple dates for a Dallas Secret Session marathon day. She’s currently taking the FIRST 5 who register for a session in Dallas at a gorgeous boutique […]


January 17, 2010

NSFW Week: the Finale! ~ Arkansas Boudoir Photography

Hey everybody! I’ve told your for the past couple days there will be an announcement today. Here it is: the Secret Session website is LIVE! Though, I’ll be continuing to update images and features over the next couple weeks, the site is up and ready to go! Check it out at: www.arkansasboudoir.com If you know […]


January 15, 2010

NSFW Week: Friday ~ Arkansas Boudoir Photography

Hey everybody! NSFW week is almost over… awwwww!!! Tomorrow will be the final post and you won’t want to miss it! There’s going to be a big, fat announcement that we can’t wait to share with the world!! The TGIF edition of NSFW week is of our wonderful bride Holly (another bride who didn’t mind […]


January 14, 2010

NSFW Week: Thursday ~ Arkansas Boudoir Photography

Hey everybody! Today we’re bringing you a shoot Mere did of Felicia, one of our super fabulous and gorgeous brides from earlier this year. Felicia gave us permission to put these on here, which is why we’re saying her name and showing her face – ha ha! Check out these stunners! Also, exciting news!!! Meredith […]


January 13, 2010

NSFW Week: Wednesday ~ Arkansas Boudoir Photography

Hey everybody! Here we are again with another installment of not-safe-for-work week with Mere’s fabulous secret sessions. She just loves doing these shoots, and is so great at it! They’re super classy! Talk to you soon,Dale


January 12, 2010

NSFW Week: Tuesday ~ Arkansas Boudoir Photography

Hey everybody! It’s another fun secret session by Mere – she’s super talented! Leave comment love below!Talk to you soon,Dale


January 11, 2010

NSFW Week: Monday ~ Arkansas Boudoir Photography

Hey everybody! We’re keeping this discreet – no names, no faces, just some great secret session shots Mere captured. Make sure to leave her comments below – she LOVES getting comments. 🙂 Talk to you soon,Dale

Wedding Planning, Weddings

August 8, 2022

Inn at Carnall Hall Wedding: Venue Spotlight

first dance outside at Carnall Hall

One of my all-time favorite NWA wedding locations is the Inn at Carnall Hall Wedding venue. Today, I want to shine a little spotlight on them. If you’re planning a wedding in northwest Arkansas, be sure to give them a look. Located on the University of Arkansas campus, the Inn at Carnall Hall is so […]

Fashion / Blogger, Model Portraits

July 19, 2022

Modeling Portfolio Photos in NW Arkansas for Alex

Sexy model with dark hair dresses in a short dress lying down on stair for a NW Arkansas model photographer.

I’ve previously shared Modeling Portfolio Photos in NW Arkansas of my friend Alex, but realized I had a bunch you haven’t seen! We shot these photos after Alex was signed to a modeling agency (YAY, but hard work!) and needed some fresh images for her portfolio. The agency gave some requests (typical) that we used […]

For Fun, For Photographers, Personal, Wedding Planning

June 19, 2022

3 Reasons You Should Subscribe to The Benfield Photography Blog

Vogue Bridal Photographer shoots stunning brunette bride in blush pink wedding dress from Monique Lhuillier

If you’re new here, there are 3 main reasons you should subscribe to The Benfield Photography Blog. I update this blog every single day. Yes, even on Sundays. Yes, even on Christmas Day. It’s a labor of love, but yes I truly love this blog. Reason #1 to Subscribe to the Benfield Photography Blog The […]

Wedding Planning

May 30, 2022

How to Choose Your Wedding Colors: 3 Examples of Perfect Wedding Palette Executions

luxury wedding with veuve cliquot champage for wedding guests at luxury wedding reception

How to Choose Your Wedding Colors is one of the first questions you’ll encounter during your wedding planning process. Thankfully you have me to help you approach choosing your wedding colors. I am going to share three examples of well-executed wedding colors from real weddings in Northwest Arkansas and across the south. First, make use […]

Model Portraits

April 22, 2022

Model Portfolio Shoot for Alex

nwa model photo shoot with dark hair model lying down on a staircase

After our last shoot, Alex and I became in need Model Portfolio Shoot. That’s exciting news because what I’m saying is that after our last shoot, Alex was signed by a modeling agency! If you don’t remember our last shoot, I included the link at the bottom of this blog post. Why We Needed a […]

Boudoir, Fashion / Blogger, Model Portraits, Secret Sessions

March 27, 2022

Model Photoshoot with Sexy Red and Blue Lights: Lighting Fun with Alex

Sexy young model poses in mixed red and blue lights looking seductively at the camera for a boudoir shoot by Benfield Photography

Model Photoshoot with Sexy Red and Blue Lights: Lighting Fun with Alex I had so much fun on this Photoshoot with Sexy Red and Blue Lights. Yes, lighting can be sexy! Don’t you think? Alex and I have recently been working together on a few projects (she works for Bloom Events and Design) and also […]