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About Our Studio



Thank your for your interest in McGory Photography! We are thrilled that you are considering our studio to capture and preserve your family memories at this time. We are a family owned studio. We, consists of myself, Margo, daughters, Heidi & Heather & her daughters Inara (4) and Aera (2), are our “in house” apprentices.


In the collection of information gathered below is what we have found most clients tend to ask prior to their portrait session.

In general, most of our studio policies & the typical procedures are explained on this page. Sometimes things change slightly, however for the most part, what follows here works well for our clients.


 Please take a few moments to become familiar with the information on the next few pages. It will serve you well throughout your personal portrait sessions with McGory Photography ~ everything from payments, what to wear for your portrait, to your personal viewing session .


Let us help you discover your wall portraits options, from framed watercolor prints to gallery wrapped canvases,

 even the option of metal and wooden images!


Please, always feel free to call us at 563-355-6400 if you should have any questions! We’re more than happy to answer any questions, make suggestions or just to visit about your session!


Fondly ~ Margo




Causes dear to our hearts!

"Animal Abuse and Violence Ends Now Through Greater Enforcement”

I feel that the only way we can grow as a community is to give back.

We have been involved since 2008 with AAVENGE in helping to bring awareness to dog fighting for sport. Cindy VanLandegen is the founder of AAVENGE, and works tirelessly for this cause.


Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep / N.I.L.M.D.T.S.

The Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Foundation provides beautiful portraits of stillborn or terminally ill infants & children. NILMDTS administers has more than 7,000 volunteer photographers in the U.S. and 25 countries. At a family's request, a NILMDTS Affiliated Photographer will go to the hospital / hospice location & conduct a private portrait session. The portraits are professionally retouched, then presented to the family on an archival DVD or CD which can be used to print portraits of their cherished baby. The networks of affiliated photographers donate their time & talents to our families. We are proud to be able to offer our services at no cost to the families suffering their loss. Your Donations are greatly needed and greatly appreciated.


Valley Bank in our Quad Cities has held this event since 2007. The event benefits the Children’s Miracle Network. CMN is the coalition of premier children’s hospitals, providing state-of-the-art research & preventative health care for children.