Helen Barker | Photographer | @helenbarker.co

Sometime in the past year it hit me that whatever I do, I want it to have a purpose bigger than myself. That realization has slowly elevated parts of my life and made me more intentional with what I put ...
You guys know I love my flowers. It was so fun seeing the native to western Oklahoma wildflowers this weekend. When I saw these I got so excited and was like, "Oh my God these are sooo cute!" While reaching ...
Hey there Instagram πŸ‘‹πŸ» I just wanted to introduce myself to the new faces around here, and maybe to some of you who have been around but don't know me personally! So here are some fun facts: 1️⃣ I am ...
"Love, laughter, and happily ever after" goes through my mind a lot while staring at the computer screen and editing these images. These two are already so happy together, their marriage is going to be nothing short of amazing.
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This one sings to my heart in every way. πŸ–€ I love telling these love stories!
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β€œBut I want to be better than the lessons they taught me. I want my love to be greater than my hate, my mercy to be stronger than my vengeance.”
Amy Engel, The Book of Ivy
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β€œI don’t even mind that life made me wait so long to find you. The waiting only made the finding sweeter.” - Ronald Reagan
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Starting my day off right by reminiscing over this priceless moment. I don't usually print my own pictures, but I love this one so much! Which should I do, color or b&w?
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A five hour drive and a few hours of editing later and my eyes are hanging heavy! I can't wait to share more from Amber and Brad's session in the morning!
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Brides! My friends over at @notusfarmhouse have opened their books for weddings and events! It's such a dreamy venue with so much character!
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It's been real, western Oklahoma. I'll catch you on the flip side, or if/when I get anymore beautifully amazing clients out there. Now it's time to get home!
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IMPORTANT UPDATE: I got closer to the horses today 🐎
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Amber and Brad, sitting in a tree πŸ–€ The joy in their faces says it all.
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Missing all my babies back home but so thankful for the magic we were able to make out here in #westernoklahoma today!
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Sometimes life is so good it moves you to tears, and stumbling across some wild horses on government land tonight was one of those times. The crazy thing is I had just told my mom earlier that day I wanted ...
Little Allysum flowers are going strong all over the wildflower plot. This is my first year with them! That's one of my favorite things about spreading wildflower mixes, I always get to see new faces in the garden.
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I am practically buzzing with excitement because in just a few days I get to photograph an engagement session I've literally dreamed of doing since I was 18! Aaah!
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***OPENING***: I had a cancelation for June 4th in the evening and I'd love to fill it up! Contact me to take this spot for Engagement, Senior, or Family photos and get 10 extra pictures with your package!
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This field is ALMOST back to looking like this! I just want to put a house there in the back of the field so I could enjoy every single day of it. Flowers out front, mountains out back 😍 it's ...
On my drive home today I thought about my struggle to balance making those around me happy and myself happy. I am horrible at constantly putting others first, and I don't mean for that to sound as gratuitous as it ...
When the scenery is almost as beautiful as the bride. ✨ If you could revisit any spot in the world where would you go? It's Monday so my answer is my bed tbh. 😴
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I stayed up hella late to watch the #onceuponatime season finale and have finally stopped crying about it - just in time to get four hours sleep before I have to get up to go to the gym. #worthit #iamemotional ...
This is always one of my favorite shots to get at weddings, and such a special moment between mothers and daughters. There are smiles and gasps, and sometimes tears when the bride gets into her dress. But the process leading ...
I inherited my love for flowers from my mom, and she inherited hers from my grandma. Thankful for a pedigree of women that gave me the opportunity to be grateful for little gifts from the earth.
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Happy Mother's Day to my momma and all the amazing moms I know!
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The cosmos have arrived!
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"Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family."
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The Internet is so big. There are so many people out there. There's room for all of us. If there's one thing I know for sure, it's that I want us to all succeed.
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No rain, no rainbow 🌈 featuring @jessicarobinsonphoto and @anthonybyrnes doing what we gotta do!
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I love my roses for a lot of reasons, but especially because they remind me of my husband quoting Shakespearean monologues about them from memory in over the top, silly, dramatic voices.
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