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Richard Parker Photos

Family Portraits


A big shout out to my dearest, amazingly GIFTED and TALENTED friend Richard J. Parker. Your photography inspires me. You did exactly what I asked and that was to capture the love I have for these boys of mine. Thank you!

Influencer Modeling

Richard has the most fun and imaginative ideas! He is so incredibly creative. I am always amazed at how the photographs turn out. Both of my daughters have participated in his In Model program and thoroughly enjoyed it. So many fun and creative photo shoots. Richard is fun and easy to work with. He has a great way of making the girls feel comfortable and relaxed during their photo sessions to bring out the best in them. Top notch all the way around!

Senior Portraits

It is a wonderful experience to work with Richard and his son. You can trust that he is going to hit it out of the park on every picture to immortalize your loved one in time .

Influencer Modeling

He makes the photography experience so personal and fun! He does a great job of making sure your personality shows in his pictures and makes the whole process super fun and easy!

Influencer Modeling

Richard is super creative and very professional. His is fun to work with and comes up with unique places to shoot! His photographs are absolutely beautiful and very artistic! So thankful we found him!!

Kid Portraits

Amazing Pictures!! Stunning, creative, beautiful just plain AWESOME!!! Thank you for the amazing work can not wait to see the other pics!! A++++++
Highly recommended!!

Senior Portraits

What a great guy. Super professional and creats beautiful photos. He did my daughters Senior pics. Love them. Not only is a great photographer but an outstanding human being. Bless you Richard.

Kid Portraits

Richard took my three and four year old granddaughters pictures and did a wonderful job!! Even when they didn’t want to cooperate, he just kept trying and got such good photos!! I was so impressed with his talent and the ability to get that PERFECT shot!!

Kid Portraits


Richard photographed my 2 daughters (4yrs old and 3yrs old) and was wonderful with them. It was freezing cold the day we shot and one of my girls was less than cooperative but Richard was able to keep them smiling throughout! The photos turned out incredible! Best we’ve ever had made. I highly recommend Richard!

Engagement Portraits

Richard’s talent is beyond good. He did our engagement shoot the other weekend and the photos were so good we both had a hard time picking the best ones to keep. His personality is one that makes any photography photo session fun. I cannot wait to see what he does for my bridal and our wedding. You want photos that truly are the best? Pick this guy!!!!!

Senior Portraits

Richard has such incredible talent! Truly love all the images he captured for my daughter’s senior photo session. Thank you!

Wedding Photography

Well what can I say! Richard has been so instrumental in capturing my family’s lives the past several years! He has traveled many miles to capture our Family photos & engagement pictures in Dallas, wedding pictures in New Orleans, and Mission Trip pictures in Africa. Basically we can say Richard J. Parker has traveled the world with us. We also set up a photo shoot for our business for marketing and advertising material. His high energy and passion for what he does is second to none!

Senior Portraits

Richard took my senior pictures a few months ago and they turned out AMAZING! Richard is an all around great guy and extremely fun to work with. He definitely has an eye for detail and his passion for photography is expressed through every photo. If you are looking for someone talented, motivated, creative, and efficient, I would 100% recommend you hire Richard! Your photos will turn out nothing other than flawless. 

Wedding Photography

Richard did an absolutely amazing job with our wedding pictures! He was wonderful and I would most definitely recommend him a 1,000X over!

Wedding Photography

Richard, I've loved you for years, but even more now!! You did an absolutely awesome job on Dakota and Taylor's wedding. There are not enough thank you's to say!!

Senior Portraits

Richard took the most AMAZING photos of my son for his Senior photos. In a world where it seems that everyone elses pictures look exactly the same, Richards work stands out as different....unique...AMAZING. If you're going to pay for someone to do a professional job, why would you want that job to look like everybody elses? Richard took his time and worked with my son to get some great photos. He's patient, professional, and without a doubt a Godly man of his word! I can't say enough good things about the whole experience. Richard WILL be coming back to shoot photos for us again!!!!

Senior Portraits

Richard Parker was amazing!!! We sent him ideas and he executed them perfectly!!! He is VERY talented and I would highly recommend using him!!!!!

Wedding Photography

I cannot say enough good things about Richard! He goes above and beyond with his work, very personable, honest, and direct. He did our engagement pictures, as well as photographing our entire wedding and reception and I am so happy we chose Richard. Richard is very talented and has an eye for seeing the things that will make the most beautiful pictures. We are so happy that we have the most gorgeous pictures to remember our day!

Senior Portraits

Richard was really awesome!! He took us to unique places to take William's senior pictures. He made it fun for William even though it was 100+ degrees!!! He also captured special pictures that his dad and I wanted:) 
Thank you Richard for amazing photos that will last a lifetime!!!

Kids Portraits

Richard is awesome! He took amazing pictures of my daughter and her friend during a Besties shoot. The girls felt so comfortable with him and he made it so fun for them it all came thought in the pictures. He was able to capture their fun, playful, beautiful sides. He is very professional and a talented photographer. Just beware you will have a difficult time picking out the pictures you want to keep. We had so many wonderful shots! But that is a great problem to have.....

Kid Portraits

Richard is a phenomenal photographer and artist! It is a true work of art to photograph young children. We recently did a shoot with Richard for our son's 2 year photos. The photos came out amazing! Richard captured our son's personality to a tee. And his vision for the photos was beautiful. Richard went out the day before and set up a few props too. I would highly recommend Richard for any family photo shoot. I know I'll be using him again!

Family Portraits

Richard is professional, patient, and super fun to work with. When it comes to a priceless photo of your family, you want only the best that will last for generations to come. Richard knows how to capture moments and smiles in a way that most can't. He has a gift for photography and I'm grateful that I booked him for our family photos. Richard also gives back a portion of his pricing to charitable organizations which makes the whole experience that much more special. Thanks, Richard, for a positive experience from start to finish!

Family Portraits

Richard is a true pro! Had us giggling through the session which shook off the camera jitters and captured such sweet memories. I got a beautiful framed matted collection of three for my father for a gift and it is a true treasure.

Wedding Photography

Richard took the pictures for our wedding last month, and they are nothing short of incredible! He was recommended by a friend for his attention to detail and artistic eye, and he didn't disappoint. Richard was completely self sufficient at the wedding, always there when I was hoping a moment was being captured. He interacted well with our guests and became a part of the party, enableing shots that captured the personalities of our family and friends. Our pictures were received promptly and told the story of our wedding start to finish. We will use Richard again as we grow our family!

Family Portraits

We had a wonderful time with Richard during our photo shoot!! It's always a big deal when trying to capture memories or time stamping a moment with my munchkin, he was incredible at making us feel comfortable during our mommy and me shoot!!! His professionalism and enthusiasm was very endearing and really allowed us to relax and have fun with it... I knew the pictures would come out far beyond expectations. I feel really grateful for the experience and I look forward to showcasing these moments in our home! We highly recommend and encourage you to book him if you want amazing results!! 

Thank you Richard! Devin and I are so happy!!!

Kid Portraits

I highly recommend Richard! He not only took amazing pictures of my daughter, but was also super helpful in choosing outfits and hair styles. He truly goes above and beyond! I also purchased a few of Richard's landscape photographs, and they are gorgeous!! If you need a photographer, book Richard....you will not be disappointed!

Family Portraits

Richard is creative, patient, and great with kids! His vision shows in his beautiful work. I highly recommend him! 

Family Portraits

Richard was professional and wonderful to work with...even reigning in my 5 year old. Look forward to using Richard Parker Photos to capture our family in the future. Thanks!

Family Portrais

Loved our family photos! If you want a top notch photographer with a heart of gold, this is the guy. Thanks, Richard!

Family Portraits

Richard took amazing pictures of our family. I know they will treasures for years to come.

Family Portraits

Hands down the best photographer ever. From creative vision, to styling, to making me smile even though I hate my braces! The greatest experience and my photographer for life!

Family Portraits

Richard is great! He's creative and goes the distance to get great photos! The photos he took of our family are meaningful, taking them in downtown Austin at so many of our favorite spots! One of the coolest shots is of us standing in the middle of Congress St. with the Capital behind us! The shots are cool and it was a super fun shoot! We had a hard time choosing which picture to use. On our Christmas card so we ended up doing a collage of 5 of them!

Kid Portraits

Richard's talent is obvious by his beautiful work and gifted eye for the perfect shot. What new clients should know about him is that he has gift of making his subjects feel incredibly comfortable, He brought out the best in our young daughter. She is shy, but, Richard made her feel very self-assured and confident. He is amazing with children and teens. His gift behind the camera is matched with his ability to capture the spirit of the person. We will go back to him again and again. Thank you, Richard! You created memories for us that we will cherish for a lifetime.

Engagement

We are so happy we chose Richard to do our engagement and wedding photos! Richard has a great talent and he is so much fun to work with. He is very professional and didn't make us feel rushed even when we had to bring our 3 year old along. We are very impressed with how beautiful our photos turned out and can't wait for the wedding!

Wedding

He is truly THE BEST! I was a bridesmaid in my best friends wedding Richard was so awesome to work with. His ideas were so perfect :) looking at the pictures now I am in AW. I can not begin to tell you what a awesome experience this was and he caught every single moment and them some < 3 Thank you Richard♥!

Wedding

I am thrilled with my experience working with Richard � He was kind, funny, professional, talented, and on top of that cute! The quality of the work he does cannot be described with any word other than amazing. He did my wedding and worked every angle and did not miss a thing! Every moment that I missed he captured. His assistants were also top notch. He was so fun to work with and a pleasure to be around. The end result of my photo gallery blew me away! If I ever have another event I will use him again and if you want a magnificent photo experience he's your dude!!

Senior Portraits

With a very fresh perspective and with the most creative vision Richard will capture the essence of who you really are. I love the pics he took of my Daughter!

Family Portraits

What a fun experience! Richard was attentive and full of positive energy - just what we needed to capture some gorgeous family portraits!

Senior Portraits

Richard has an unbelievable gift! I couldn't be more pleased with our son's senior pics. Early morning, sunrise, fog, 18yr old and our dog came together for the perfect setting. With Richards's calm demeanor and eye for detail, we will have a painful job of picking out the best! It's gonna be hard!

Family Portraits

Richard Parker is by far the best photographer I've had the privilege of working with. You can immediately see it's his passion. Richard knows when and where to produce the best pictures. I personally won't use anyone else. Thank you Richard for sharing your gift.

Senior Portraits

It's such a pleasure working with Richard. He brings great energy to the shoot which always makes it fun. The final product is UNBELIEVABLE and I highly recomend him!!!!

Senior Portraits

Richard took my daughter's senior portraits! We knew he would capture her perfectly, and did! Richard truly invested his time and talents into making these photos very special! Thank you, Richard, for being a part of her senior year memories! We are so grateful for your professionalisms and friendship.

Family Portraits

My family and I had such a great time on our photo shoot. Richard has the most creative ideas regarding locations, props, and shots. He will hang upside down, lay on the ground, or elevate above you...literally whatever it takes to get an amazing shot!

Senior Portraits

Richard did an awesome job with my senior photos! Every single shot really captured my personality. He did a great job finding the perfect location, getting the shot he knew I wanted, and making the evening fun! 

Family Portraits

Richard took our family pictures which included a very active three year old. He was very patient and played with her to grab her attention during the session. He made us feel very comfortable and never rushed the session. Some of my favorite pictures are the ones that he took in the moment like while we were walking, me fixing my daughter's hair, or a toddler being a toddler. The final product is simply amazing. He's an excellent person and photographer! 

Senior Portraits

Richard took our son Will's senior portraits.  All the pictures are incredible!  It is impossible to pick my one favorite!  Richard truly captured how we are always going to remember Will at 18. He was patient, relaxed, creative and really related to Will (which is very apparent in every picture!).  Will was very comfortable and he enjoyed his time with Richard.Thank you, Richard, for helping us capture this special time in Will's life!BTW-- We will be back next Fall when Justin graduates from UT.  I can't wait to see what magic you work on the UT campus!

Founder, Executive Director

Richard Parker served as our photographer for our CC4C (non-profit) Parade 4 Champions and our second annual Night 4 Champions gala.  His expertise, experience, planning and creativity exceeded our expectations.  His kindness and friendly attitude put our guests and families at ease and we now have a beautiful array of photos to cherish.  

Senior Portraits

Richard took my senior portraits this past April, and I cannot be more pleased with the way the photos turned out! The quality of the photos and his outstanding ideas, creativity and ability to capture beautiful shots all warrant for a 10 out of 10 rating! I 100% recommend Richard. Thank you so much!!

Co-Chair Mustang Derby Gala

Richard is a gem! Not only is he an incredibly talented (!!) photographer, but he was a pleasure to work with. Richard was communicative, pleasant, positive, organized and on-time. He arrived early and stayed late... all the while making our 230 gala guests & volunteers feel comfortable and at ease immediately. His photographs were a treasure, truly capturing "moments" rather than just faces. I HIGHLY recommend Richard to any and all. 

Senior Portraits

Richard  took my daughter's senior pictures this year and they turned out amazing! Totally captured her personality in is photographs. He made the whole day so much fun for her and did whatever was needed to get the shot he wanted. The only problem is there is so many good shots I'm having trouble choosing!

Family Portraits

We love Richard Parker and his talented picture taking. Richard captures the essence of the moment beautifully and uniquely. We are fans!!! Five star recommendation by our whole family!

Head Shots & Portrait Photography

Richard worked with us to capture head shots of our team for our organization's website. What's great is that he works with you beforehand to ensure he's capturing the type of shot you want with the right look and feel -- versus just cramming you into some cookie-cutter head shot set up that misses the mark. He combines the right mix of art and professionalism that will leave you pleased with the results every time. If you're looking for high-quality head shots done right, Richard is THE MAN you want!

Great with our toddler!

We wanted to give a photoshoot with our toddler to my husband's mother for Christmas. Richard came warmly recommended and he more than delivered! He was patient, good at giving direction, and so in tune with the environment and what could be leveraged for the best shots. He was also flexible, working with our toddler's interests, attention and energy level. Richard gave us more time than we expected, and the resulting photos are wonderful! We plan to use him in the future as other photography needs arise. 

Wedding Photography & Bridal Portraits

Richard is amazing and did a fantastic job photographing my wedding! I would highly recommend Richard for any of your photography needs, because he will give any opportunity his full attention, work with excellence and is a joy to be around:) 

Commercial Photography

Richard did an excellent job doing photos for my casino party planning business and family portraits. He had all of the details planned and made everything so easy and smooth. He is an expert at what he does and makes taking pictures fun and stress free. He is a ball of joy and energy and makes you feel and look your best. There is no one better at his craft and he loves what he does!

Wedding Photography & Bridal Portraits

Richard is a true artist! He blessed my family by capturing our special day and I am so grateful. He is creative, able to traverse any obstacles to capture the perfect shot, and meticulous when it comes to quality. He has a delightful personality and makes everyone he is photographing feel valued. I would highly recommend him, not only for weddings, but for any special occasion!

Childrens Photography & Portraits

I wanted to surprise my family last Christmas with photos of my niece and nephew and after seeing all the beautiful photos Richard has taken of the children in Africa, I knew he was the right person to photograph my niece and nephew. Richard spent several hours at a downtown Dallas park and on the McKinney Avenue trolley capturing their sweet smiles, toddler energy, and their love for one another. I was so happy with how the photos turned out. My dad was overjoyed, he actually cried, when he received the pictures of his grandchildren as a surprise Christmas gift. Everyone in our family comments on how they can't believe Richard was able to capture the true personalities of two toddlers. And a true testament to his talent with children is my niece and nephew asked about "Mr. Richard" for several days after the shoot, they LOVED him.

Senior Portrait Photography

Richard has such a passion for photography. I am so pleased with the pictures he took of my daughters. Creative, fun, and goes the extra mile to get that perfect shot! 

Family Photography

Our family loves working with Richard!!! His energy is contagious and it's clear that he is passionate about getting the best shot possible. You won't be disappointed. Great prices and a great guy:) 

Event and Life Photography

Richard's photos make me feel like I'm there. We have been fortunate to have Richard photograph several events for Mobile Loaves & Fishes, and every time he gives us more than we asked for. Richard has an amazing ability to capture the moment, not just document the event. His photos are more than technically brilliant, they evoke the emotion of the encounter. With Richard behind the lens, I always get more than a pretty picture; I get an experience.

Senior Portraits & Kids Photography

Richard takes amazing pictures! He knows how to get that perfect picture that takes your breath away! So much thought and time went in to making beautiful memories of my children, to last a life time! 

Best Family Portraits Ever

Thank you for the most enjoyable family photo shoot we've ever experienced! You made us all feel comfortable right from the start! Not only was the shoot great, but the photos were amazing!! Had a hard time narrowing down my choices as they were all so good! Best Photo Shoot Ever!!!

Head Shots & Portrait Photography

Richard was amazingly quick and understood exactly what I needed. I had blocked off 45 minutes for the shoot and in 15 minutes we had exactly what I needed and then some! Quick, reasonably priced and talented! Very happy client!

Wedding & Engagement Photography

Richard did an amazing job on our engagement photos. What I love most about him is how every shot he made sure to make it PERFECT. To be honest, there are tons of photographers out there and he truly is the best one (not just saying that, he truly is). He is SUPER friendly and really made me feel gorgeous all day in every photo. Everyone keeps asking me where we had our photos done. I have him booked for my actual wedding and cannot wait until I see the results from our special day! THANKS RICHARD!

President, PRSA Austin

Richard provided head shots for our professional group during a "head shot" happy hour. The photos looked professional, yet modern and fun. And he did all this the night before leaving for a mission trip to Africa! His portrait work is really good and I would not hesitate to work with him again.

Head Shots & Portrait Photography

Richard is one of the most sincere and professional people I know working in the photography business. He strives to offer the very best product possible and has an incredibly positive attitude. You can't go wrong with Richard!