Behind the Lens


Owner, Jody A Smith



As a You've Been Captured Client I value your time and your budget. Because of my love for Photography and my Appreciation for all my growing lists of clients, my 2021 vision is to continue to offer you the very best services and products while remaining up to date and competitive in an ever growing industry. Photography is a passion of mine not a paycheck and my clients become Friends not just another Portrait Session.

I love getting to know you, your family, your pets and your style. Each person I meet is unique and beautiful. My goal is always to create your story, your way so that you are 100% satisfied and completely delighted with You've Been Captured Photography as well as Your Finished Images.


Continuing Education Classes 

(Posing, Lighting, Editing, and Marketing)

Up to Date Equipment

(3 Canon Camera's, Multipe Canon Lenses, New Computer with Up to Date Software Programming, Large Backdrop Selections, Numerous Props, and A Beautiful Private Indoor Studio. 

New Services

Freedom to Choose Your Favorite Proofs, Personalized Galleries, Private Shopping, Pay by Credit Card Convenience and New Indoor Session Options as Well as Flexiable Scheduling Hours.

Once You have Booked a Session with Me I immediately dedicate my time to correspond, create and send out your contract as well as answer any questions to make your session the most successful it can be.

The morning of the Appointment I set up your Session in the Studio selecting the Perfect Backdrops and Props or Load them up in my Jeep to bring along to our Outdoor Portrait Adventure.

When you arrive I am ready and eager to get started shooting images that you will love for years to come. 

At the end of every session I cleanup the Studio, or pack up the Gear always keeping everything Clean, Sanitized and in Good Repair before putting away.

Most people would think that my Dedication to Your Happiness would be complete but in fact one of My Favorite Parts of Photography is just getting started. I make myself a steaming Hot Cup of Coffee(Another passion of mine) and sit down to edit and perfect Your Images, ensuring that every Beautiful Proof is Displayed in Your Gallery and a Choice for You when Selecting Your Favorites to be included in Your Package Price.

Once your images are ready I will Put Together Your Beautiful Online Gallery and Send It on It's way Allowing You  to view Your Gorgeous Portraits  in the privacy of Your Home with the Freedom to Choose Your Must Have Favorites as well as make any Additional Purchases that you may want from Wallets to Canvas and all things in between. You've Been Captured Photography works with Professional Labs to Offer the Highest Quality Prints and Products, Gauranteeing that you are Completely Delighted with Not only your Experience but Your Photos for Years to Come.

Thank you so much for choosing Me to be a part of capturing Your Memories Your Way.

Jody A. Smith