About Us

Captured Moments Photography, by Jason and Kate Higdon, both M. Photog, is an international award winning photography studio located in Owensboro, KY. Their awards are not only for photographic achievments but they were also the recipients of the "2010 Small Business of the Year Award" from the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce. The studio has also been honored as "Platinum Photography Studio" from the Messenger Inquirer's People's Choice for 6 years in a row.


The Higdons founded Captured Moments Photography in the fall of 2004, and have watched it grow to become the largest studio in Daviess County. In August of 2010, they moved into their new, state-of-the-art, 4600 square foot studio located at 801 Old Hartford Road. The success of their studio is due to their determination to create outstanding images for clients while always providing exceptional customer service. They are so appreciative of all their clients and are committed to always striving for excellence, which is what those clients deserve.


Kate Higdon, M. Photog., Co-Owner and Primary Portrait and Print Artist:

"I feel so blessed to be able to work doing something that I am passionate about. Having the honor of photographing my clients' families is so special to me and I cannot begin to state how appreciative I am for that honor." Kate Higdon, Master Photographer


Sampling of Awards and Achievements

  • Master of Photography Degree, PPA
  • 2016 Grand Imaging Award Nominee
  • PPN Photographer of the Year 2014-2016
  • 2015 Grand Imaging Award
  • 2014 IPC Diamond Photographer of the Year
  • Photo Pro Network Chairman of the Board
  • Portrait Specialist, PPN 2014
  • Senior Photographer of the Year, PPN 2013
  • Gold Photographer of the Year, PPA 2013
  • Silver Photographer of the Year, PPA 2012
  • PPA Print Competition Judge in Training
  • Kodak Gallery Awards
  • Fuji Gallery Awards
  • Numerous Judge's Choice


Jason Higdon, M. Photog, Co-Owner and Digital Print Artist:

As an artist, Jason uses his talents to create memorable, unique images for our clients. His techniques have given Captured Moments Photography a "signature look" that is crafted into every final image. Jason is very aware and skilled in all the new technologies in the photography field and keeps the studio on the cutting edge of all the new trends.


Sampling of Awards and Achievements

  • 2016 IPC Diamond Photographer of the Year
  • 2016 IPC Excellence Award Winner
  • Photo Pro Network Board of Directors
  • Best Childrens Portrait of the Year, PPN 2013 and 2014
  • Photographer of the Year, PPN 2013
  • Platinum Photographer of the Year, PPA 2013
  • Kodak Gallery Awards
  • Fuji Gallery Awards
  • Horizon Award, PPN
  • Numerous Judge's Choice


Kristin Bivins, M. Photog., Associate Portait Print Artist:

Kristin has been at Captured Moments for more than five years and has grown from an assistant to an Associate Photographer. She is wonderful with children and they just love her. She is an invaluable member of the Captured Moments team as she adds to the amazing customer service the studio provides.


Sampling of Awards and Achievements

  • 2016 IPC Platinum Photographer of the Year
  • 2016 PPN Senior Portrait Specialist
  • 2015 IPC Gold Photographer of the Year
  • 2014 Platinum Photographer of the Year, PPA
  • Best Open Portrait, PPN 2015
  • PPN People's Choice
  • PPN Top 10 Photographers
  • Photo Pro Network Member
  • Professional Photographers of America Member
  • Best Wedding Portrait, PPN 2013
  • Gold Photographer of the Year, PPA 2013
  • Fuji Gallery Awards
  • Judge's Choice Award


Lisa Magliner, Office Manager:

Lisa is the kind voice you hear when you call our studio. She schedules appointments, conducts phone consultations and handles the day-to-day business of the studio. Having been a previous client of Captured Moments Photography, she understands the stresses and questions that many clients may have. Lisa is always willing to assist clients in preparing for a successful portrait day and enjoys making your time at Captured Moments Photography fun and stress-free.


Natalie Howard, Digital Print Artist:

Having a Bachelors of Fine Arts, Natalie is the perfect addition to the studio. Her creative eye is an amazing asset as she works on client images and creates marketing and advertising pieces for the studio. She is also the person all of our clients hear laughing through the studio. Her joy and laughter are contagious.

Sampling of Awards and Achievements

  • 2016 Children's Portrait Horizon Award
  • 2016 Judge's Choice Image