Kate & Jason Higdon

M. Photog.


Kate and Jason Higdon, both M. Photogs, started Captured Moments Photography Studio in Owensboro, KY in the fall of 2004, and has watched it grow to become the largest studio in their tri-state area. The success of their studio is due to their determination to continue providing outstanding, unique images for their clients and providing exceptional customer service. Their 4600 square foot studio photographs children, families and high school seniors. The Higdons combine classic portraiture with modern styles and trends to create a timeless yet relevant product for their clients.

Kate and Jason have received numerous awards including,

  • 2013 and 2014 Photo Pro Network Photographer of the Year
  • Children Portrait Specialist
  • Open Portrait Specialist
  • Fuji Masterpiece
  • Best of Show
  • Best Children Portrait
  • Best Open Portrait
  • 2013 IPC Gold and Platinum Photographer of the Year,
  • 2012 IPC Silver and Gold Photographer of the Year,
  • Kodak Gallery Awards, several years
  • Fuji Masterpiece Awards, several years
  • Kentucky Top 10, Kentucky Top 5,
  • PPN Top 10, PPN Top 5, PPN #1
  • Senior Photographer of the year for KPPA,
  • Rising Star Recognition, several Judge’s Choice and Best in Category.

They both have images published in several PPA International Loan Collection books and Professional Photographers of America Magazine. Jason and Kate are both members of Professional Photographers of America. Jason is also a member of NAPP and they serve on the Board of Directors for PhotoPro Network, where Kate is the current Vice President. Kate attended PPA’s Judging Workshop in July of 2013 and is available for PPA judging opportunities. The Higdons have presented at several professional level events from local to regional.

Along with being involved in the photography community, Jason and Kate are community leaders. They believe strongly in the correlation between being an active citizen and having a lasting successful business. Their studio was named the 2010 Small Business of the year from their local Chamber of Commerce which has over 1,000 members. They also have been named the Platinum People’s Choice for photography 6 years in a row in their area.