Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens. Our favorites are sure to be come yours.
We feel so fortunate to work with the absolute BEST hair and makeup artists in the industry. Angelique of Platinum Imagination has styled the majority of our seniors and she is an incredible talent. She is available to join us on-location which gives an even greater variety of styles.
Originally from Texas, Angelique's southern charm will put you completely at ease before we even begin your session. We know you'll love her as much as we do! See more of her work (and ours!) on her website https://www.platinumimagination.com.
Fun, Fresh Fashion that's all in the in family. We just love the girls at Filly Flair Boutique. Owned by Julie's sister, Laura Benson, we love watching this amazing business grow and it's no surprise they have been named one of the best on-line boutiques in the country.
Their clothing looks fantastic in our portraits and they have a wonderful selection in a variety of sizes. Schedule your session with us and we've got a special discount just for you. Be sure to visit their store or check them out on-line at www.fillyflair.com
Sioux Falls Storm
Julie Prairie Photography is the Official Photographer of the Sioux Falls Storm Lightning Girls. If you haven't been to one of their games you are missing out on one of the most-fast paced and fun events in Sioux Falls. As one of the top indoor arena football teams you will be treated to an incredible game with awesome dance and cheering by the fantastic Lightning Girls!
We also love the Storm Nation's spirit of giving. Each game is a fundraiser for numerous charities and organizations in the area. Tickets are very reasonable and it's a great event for the entire family.
Giving Back - The Backpack Program
One of our most beloved charities in Sioux Falls, The Banquet, has Project S.O.S - Supply our Students which gives backpacks to area children in need before each school year. Last year 5,980 backpacks were given.
Julie Prairie Photography donates a Backpack to Project S.O.S. for every senior we photograph each year.
Our studio is located in beautiful historic Downtown Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We LOVE our downtown neighbors and many friends. Julie truly believes the heart of a city is found in it's downtown and can't imagine locating her studio anywhere else. From the numerous boutiques, restaurants, galleries, activities and events we invite you to check out our incredible downtown home.
Etc for Her Magazine
Etc. for her is an upscale monthly magazine that caters to women who manage careers, families, their own personal well being and the countless demands of the day. Julie enjoys helping the magazine feature local businesses and events, wine, food, health, home, activities for kids and more!
And be sure to keep the 3rd weekend in October open for the annual Etc for Her Shopping Expo at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. It's one of our favorite events of the year. Find this free publication at over 150 locations in the Sioux Falls area.
The 'hood Magazine
The 'hood Magazine draws on local people and organizations to provide a resource filled with practical ideas, information, and stories that advocate stronger families through togetherness. This great resource for families in all stages of life, Julie's work is often found on the cover and inside the pages of the 'hood Magazine.
Pick up your free issue today for great information for families in the Sioux Falls area. Also be sure to check out Family Fest each summer.
Sioux Falls Lutheran School
Sioux Falls Lutheran is the school home for Julie's children; Sam, Leona & Gabe. Recently named a School of Distinction this preschool through 8th grade school grows student leaders who are World Ready and Faith Secure. A wonderful music program, arts, science and educational opportunities in a family atmosphere has created a unique learning environment for children in the Sioux Falls area. We'd be more than happy to share about our wonderful experience at SFLS.
Painted by Prairie
Julie's second business! Located in the Empire Mall at Center Court (next to Santa Clause!), Painted by Prairie, opens each year in the middle of October until a few days after Christmas. The have Sioux Falls's largest personalized Christmas ornament selection as well as personalized piggy banks, Christmas gifts and gifts with personality. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for additional information on upcoming Vendor Fairs and Christmas gift shows.