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Awesome new way to share your photos

December 12th, 2014

Hey, I have some great new things to share! But first, check out the video.

Photos are one of the best ways we have to share, enjoy and preserve our memories. That’s why I share a PASS gallery of your photos with you. It makes it easy to share with your friends and family with the mobile app or through Facebook. Now, I want to share two new things about your gallery that will to help you enjoy and share even more!

First, your photos are now shareable and backed up securely for 10 years! You can now have peace of mind that your photos are safe for a full decade.

Second, I’ve added 7 new products to your gallery to help you share your photos with everyone you care about! Now you can get canvases, large prints and wallet prints delivered to your door. You can even create a photo card to send as an Announcement, Thank You, or Holiday Card!

Let me know if you have any questions. I’m here to help!


Get more! New pricing!

February 15th, 2014

Why wait? Get way more with our new pricing structure!

Share, download, and print your own portraits

We’re changing the way we do business. No, we’re not sacrificing any of the quality and creativity of the beautiful work you’re accustomed to receiving. We’ve simply listened to you. Now you’re back in control of what you do with your images. With each session you receive a beautiful custom online gallery and mobile app to view and share.

Two things that are very clear today: ( 1 ) When we take or receive a photo, we want to show and share it with our friends and family immediately… and ( 2 ) The way we go about sharing those photos has changed… drastically.

Our new gallery and app is designed for the way you view and share photos: socially and on your mobile devices. With our new service you receive your very own online gallery and mobile app for iOS and android can be downloaded and shared with anyone you like. From there you can select favorites, share images on Facebook and Pinterest as well as order prints on your own from the same professional lab we use to process our heirloom wall art prints.

All this for only $295 per session. Why wait? Call us today at 337-302-6624. Check out our website, www.blegerphotography.com.


A Family of Girls Portrait Session

April 22nd, 2013

I love this family

It was time for their next child’s one year session and even though they had moved nearly two hours away in Texas, this lovely family wanted their precious girls’ images produced again by Bart Leger Photography. This session included one more girl since the last session. That’s right…another addition to the family. We recreated the last daughter’s one year portrait on our rare, painted carousel horse in our studio. We also did individual color studies on the rest of the girls as well. Here are a few of their images.

carousel horse child image

little girl in white rocker image

young girl portrait image

little girl on leather bench image

one year old portrait session image


We’re so glad this sweet family decided to come back for our signature color study image portraits in our Lake Charles Family Portrait studio.

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Recent Senior Portrait Session in North Lake Charles

April 22nd, 2013

The second time was a charm

Not everything goes as planned. We were reminded of that when the day came for this senior’s scheduled portrait session. April in south Louisiana can be fairly unpredictable.

We were having great weather, that is up until the day of the shoot. A cold front had come through and the temperatures dipped into the mid 40’s and the wind was blowing about 20 miles an hour. But we showed up anyway. After only about 10 minutes we realized that everyone was uncomfortable, especially our senior.

So… we did what we had to. We rescheduled.

The second time out we had great weather and we produced some nice images for this lovely senior. Here are just a few…

Senior Girl North Lake Charles

Senior girl image in North Lake Charles

senior girl image in North Lake Charles


She was thrilled with her images and so were we. We just love working with seniors.

We trust you have a great day!



2013 Senior Portrait Special – Lake Charles Senior Photographers

February 28th, 2013

2013 Senior Portrait Special

It’s time! Don’t wait like so many do until the last minute and you’re scrambling to get your portraits done. Why not book now and get something a little extra? Along with the free gift, you will also receive 25 of our Deluxe Press-Printed Double-Sided Announcements along with your session. We also provide a complimentary Design Consultation before your session to help us get to know the real you, help with clothing selection and location choices.

2013 Senior portrait special in lake charles


Call 337-302-6624 and book your session with us today! Lake Charles Senior Portrait Photographers


Marlie’s Senior Portraits – Lake Charles Senior Photographers

February 28th, 2013

Rust is in

At least it was for Marlie’s senior portraits. We had a great time with this senior creating her images. The camera loved her and I believe she had a great time also. At least that’s what she said after we were done. Music to my ears. We love it when seniors get great images and enjoy the experience as well. Here are a few images from her session.

senior girl portraits in lake charles

beautiful senior girl portrait in lake charles

beautiful senior girl portrait in lake charles

beautiful senior girl portrait in lake charles

If you’re a senior looking for senior portraits, we hope you consider Bart Leger Photography in Lake Charles.



The Little Doctor to Be – A Portrait Session in Lake Charles

February 27th, 2013

What a precious little one

Recently we had the joy of creating images of this little guy and his dad. We love marking milestones and showing relationships. The first image from the session is a Black and White study. He did a great job for the camera.

little boy in chair black and white portrait session in lake charles

His dad is a physician so we did some with his dad’s books and then one with his dad to show the relationship. Here’s the little future doctor.

future doctor image of little boy portrait session in lake charles

future doctor and his dad image from children's portrait session

It is so wonderful to capture these relationship moments with our clients.

Thanks again from Bart Leger Photography in Lake Charles.



Sweet 1 Year Portraits

February 16th, 2013

Little Miss A’s one year portraits!

I can’t imagine anything cuter than a little girl with an attitude. And boy has little Miss A got one! She has a personality all her own.

We loved creating these images a few weeks ago on the front porch, and we hope you enjoy a peek as much as mom and dad did.

Here are a couple of images from our session.

little girl on chair portrait in lake charles

cute child portrait in Lake Charles

Yeah Baby!

So what do you think? Attitude?


Limited Edition Sweetheart Portrait Sessions

January 21st, 2013

Just in time for Valentine’s Day!

Our Limited Edition Sweetheart sessions are available now! Just in time for Valentine’s Day, too! Limited Edition pricing will be in effect, with a session fee of only $45 and collections starting at $99! Recommended for ages seven months to seven years.

Valentine's Day Portrait special in Lake Charles


Call to reserve your session today. 337-302-6624.

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New Relationship Portraiture Offered by Bart Leger Photography

January 19th, 2013

The Beauty of Relationships

Love…and Connections… These are the foundation of our relationships. The squeezing of the hands. A light kiss on the forehead. A caressing touch on the cheek. A moment in time captured which will become an heirloom fine art piece for generations in your family to enjoy.

That Describes our New Signature Black and White Relationship Portraiture

 Let’s look at some of the main elements used in our Relationship Portraiture

  • Dark clothing, no patterns, very little jewelry and no props are the hallmarks of this style of photography. We want all attention drawn to the faces and hands, much like a mime
  • Highlighting unique relationships between family members
  • Black and White and reflecting intimate relationships and mostly in deep tones
  • More interactive and sensitive to the moment

A Few Samples


Lake Charles Black and White Relationship Portraiture

Black and White Relationship Portraiture Lake Charles

Imagine your very own Fine Art Relationship Portrait created by Portrait Artist Bart Leger of Lake Charles. We will meet with you for a complimentary Design Appointment and learn your story  Then, when we go into the camera room, we can portray your story through our photography.

Call 337-302-6624 today to schedule your very own Relationship Portrait session.

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