Hi, everyone. I love photography. It has been a part of my life for so long that I am not sure I can remember a time when I didn't have a camera in my hands. I'm not originally from Texas, but I got here as fast as I could!
Life experience has taught me what to focus on -- and my main focus is to capture authentic and genuine moments for a lifetime of memories. These momentary glimpses into the lives of others is the platform on which I build my art. I love bringing my creative energy and a joyful, enthusiastic spirit into every shoot, big or small. With over 20 years of experience, and the only photographer in Texarkana to win the coveted "Best Wedding Photographer" award from The Knot, we will capture the emotions of the moment -- whether that is for your family, your children, or your pets.
For the past 6 years, I took a break and opened several new businesses. In the past year, I realized how much I missed this creative outlet. Although I was able to utilize my skills in my magazine -- ALT Magazine here in Texarkana -- it's just not quite the same as the creativity of doing portraits. So here I am. After choosing to return to photography, opening my studio back up, and gaining many new clients, I decided to also share that knowledge.
Throughout the years, I have taught both one-on-one photography, as well as in the classroom setting. Teaching photography, website design, graphic design, and Adobe Creative Cloud programs, I love sharing my skills with others to help them cultivate their own talent. Whether teaching one person, standing in a classroom at Texas A&M University-Texarkana, or hosting a workshop, the years of experience I have accumulated are transferred to others. Years of experience are put into my classes -- as I told one of them recently, I believe I owned the ery first version of Adobe Photoshop! LOL Helping others is a joy I will always cultivate.
Whether helping capture your moments, or helping you learn a skill you will love, I love what I am doing. I have always been competitive and want to be the best at whatever I am involved in. Here are a few awards I have won along the way...
2017 TXK Today- Twice As Nice- Best Photographer
2011 Distinguished Alumni, Texas A&M University-Texarkana
2010 Best Wedding Photographer, Texas, by The Knot Wedding Magazine (Only Texarkana photographer to earn this award)
2010 - The Knot Best Wedding Photographer (only Texarkana photographer to ever receive)
2008 Ark-La-Tex Professional Photographers Guild Photographer of the Year
2007 - Ark-La-Tex Professional Photographers Guild Photographer of the Year
2007 - Arkansas Professional Photographers Association Best Photo of a High School Senior
2007 - Arkansas Professional Photographers Association, 1st Place, Illustrative
2007 - Arkansas Professional Photographers Association, 1st Place, Wedding
2007 - Arkansas Professional Photographers Association, Best Photo By First Time Entrant
2006 - Miss Texas Scholarship Organization, Best State Pageant Program Book Ad Layout
2007 - Miss Texas Scholarship Organization, Most Creative Pageant Program Book Ad
My daughter, Jaclyn Gooding, assists when when she is available. She has an amazing photographer who has an excellent grasp of what it takes to make your memories stay alive far after your session is over! She has an eye for the best shots and an amazing grasp of Photoshop skills to make your portraits come alive! She also manages our indoor shooting range and has an amazing business acumen. You will love her!
Alyssa Bertrand is one of my graphic designers for ALT Magazine creating amazing ads for our customers well as a photographer for Debbie Brower Photography. She is adept at lighting set ups as well as editing the pictures to be perfect for each session. She is also able to do some great things in Photoshop that will make you believe it is real!
Call today to schedule an appointment! We will listen to what you want and capture your memories!
Carolyn Smith Johnson
Debbie Brower has been the absolute BEST Photographer I EVER met!!!! She did did my daughter and son n laws wedding pictures! !! She Also has taken pictures of Grants news which was two and five at a time More...
Debbie was great. If you are not familiar with my family, working with them can be like herding cats and can test the patience of a saint. She did a phenominal job and we had a good time in the process. The pictures were great. Choosing the pictures was a difficult decision. She was responsive to emails/texts. Everything we could ask for and money well spent. More...
Skye Metcalf Do
Amazing Photographer!!! Ms.Debbie is wonderful. My husband and I had the best time taking photos. She responded to all of our questions quickly and we received all of our photos in a timely manner. Excellent service!!!
Very good work ! I shoot myself
Easy to work with and always does a great job! Highly recommend!
Talented and professional! Amazing photographer..
Her work speaks for itself...5 stars! Fantastic creativity, and image quality too!
She is amazing!!! Very patient with little ones she waits for the perfect shot! I'd recommend her to anyone!�
The talented, unique, individuals working behind the camera have a creative eye that's rare and will capture your forever lasting moments and give you photography that allows you to enjoy your memories forever.
Mrs. Debbie is an awesome photographer!! I would highly recommend her to anyone! My bridals, our engagements & wedding photos are beautiful! I still get compliments on our wedding book & pictures! She is creative & fun! She knows how to make you feel comfortable in front of the camera!! LOVE HER! More...
We love you guys so much!! You always made the photo shoots so fun and friendly! So glad you're back! Not to mention we have the best wedding and family pictures ever!
It is beautiful i wish i could get into something like this
Karen Robinson Johnson
There is no way to describe the heart and talent Debbie Brower possesses. No photographer can come close. We love her!
Wonderful experience and great photos
Mrs. Debbie all I can say is I love you! Thank you for everything you are the most professional and patient photographer I no. . I'm glad I chose you to be apart of my big day, from the time I met you your attitude was just amazing.. Can't wait to see the photos!! Thank you More...
Debbie has become my very most favorite person in the photography world!! She will not only be requested, but basically required for all of my future milestones in my years to come.
Her pictures speak for themselves, but her personality, timing, and her assistance Alyssa just make everything so much more fun..
From my first phone conversation with Debbie I was excited about her. She makes being in front of the camera fun and relaxing, and you almost forget she is there.. She is quick to let you know when you are doing something that may not be flattering on camera.. which I find to be so important..
I had over 500 pictures from my wedding.. and not one of those pictures was I disappointed with..I also did our engagement photos with her, as well as my bridals, and a boudoir shoot. She has not let me down yet, and cannot wait to have another big moment in life so I can call her up again. More...
Debbie has an amazing eye for your photographs! There will not be a bad picture in the bunch, I assure you! Always a fabulous result with lots of choices!
While looking for a unique photographer to take shots of my daughter I came across photo shoots Debbie had done. Her creativity was amazing to me as well as her ability to bring out the best in each model. She has been a fun and talented photographer for my daughter to work with. We are always pleased with her work. More...
Thank you so much! ❤️❤️
I would have rated higher but they only had 5 stars! Seriously! She makes having your photos taken easy and relaxing. No stiff poses, no uncomfortable sessions for your husband or children - just fun and lots of laughs! This is not your “wanna be photographer” - she has real equipment, real experience and beautiful pictures to back it up! She also keeps her word as to when she will have the pictures back to you! I just wished I had known her soon in life and not wasted money elsewhere! More...
Thank you so much! Love you guys! ❤️❤️
Debbie brings such creativity to her photographs. She has a great eye and ingenious ideas ideas for capturing the best of all her models. Debbie is a pleasure to work with and I recommend her to everyone! More...
Thank you so much!
Working with Mrs. Debbie Brower has been an amazing experience! She really knows her way around her camera and knows how to take the most stunning pictures! She’s truly talented.
Thank you! You are pretty amazing to work with! ❤️❤️