Marcus D. Porter is a wedding and lifestyle branding photographer in Memphis, TN. He has over 15 years of shooting experience as a photographer and filmmaker. He specializes in documenting timeless stories for couples from romantic engagements to artistic weddings. while creating a style consisting of colorful and energetic imagery. He also help brands & business owners create content through imagery and video that sell and elevate brand awareness.

Born in Fort Hood, Texas raised in Alabama, Marcus is a graduate from Oakwood University with a BA in General Studies with a concentration in Elementary Education. He uses photography to not only meet new people but it allows him to express himself while building relationships in his community.

Marcus is still an educator at heart who loves seeing others win in life. He spends his time using his gift of teaching to help new photographers and videographers through his mentoring programs. He’s found that some newbies don’t know where to start or how to work a camera. Others may struggle with taking the business more seriously and securing the bag. Recognizing this need, Marcus has created Marcus D. Porter Education which is his interactive online academy, one-on-one mentoring, workshops, and themed photowalks to help cater to different learning styles.

When their’s not a camera in Marcus’s hands, he enjoys traveling exploring the world camping in his truck. Being able to see the world and God’s creation is a sight to see and helps him strengthen his mental health. And in some way form or fashion, a camera still finds its way in his hand to document beautiful landscapes and architecture. One of the best perks of being a photographer is the ability to travel and get paid for what you love to do. It’s definitely the best of both worlds. Marcus loves shooting destination weddings all over the world.

Marcus also enjoys playing tennis, bowling strikes, and going to the gun range. He’s a competitor at heart who doesn’t like to lose. He has is own bowling balls, tennis racquets, and firearms. Some would think that he’s an athlete making a lot money but he just loves the game. He loves to learn. You can always find Marcus hanging in his techie apartment watching TV Shows, Playing video games, and eating on hot wings, fried okra, and island foods. We can’t forget that he’s a dog owner to a little IrishDoodle named Puffy.

In this profession, Marcus has worked with Gina Neely Celebrity Chef, Carlos “Pote” Vidal Pro Boxer, Cynthia Daniels & Co., Memphis Councilwomen Rhonda Logan, Felicia Jarrell of Goldmine & Coco, Hilton Hotels, FedEx, Christian Brothers University, The Reset Conference, Selfie Utopia Memphis, and Common Table Health Alliance just to name a few. Marcus’ wedding publications include: Black Bride Magazine, Black Nuptials, The Coordinated Bride, Munaluchi Bridal & Aisle Memories.

Marcus’ goal is to do more traveling work shooting for destinations, cultures, venues, resorts, and excursions. He is a big Dallas Cowboys fan and would love to shoot photography for an NFL team in his lifetime. Shooting for concerts, real estate, and music videos is also on his bucket list of things to do.

Marcus strives to build a powerful culture of service! Photography is an opportunity to make others around him feel better about themselves and do better.

Marcus D. Porter

Hit ya boy up and let's turn up together fam!

I'm the adventurous soul behind the lens! 📸✨ As a Virgo with a knack for fun and spontaneity, I'm all about living life to the fullest and capturing those unforgettable moments along the way.

When I'm not busy crafting stunning photos and cinematic masterpieces, you can find me soaking up the sunshine and good vibes with my tribe. Whether it's embarking on epic road trips, truck camping under the stars, or exploring new cities through the lens of my camera, I'm always up for an adventure!

I have a serious passion for food (who doesn't, right?), and I'm not afraid to admit it! From street food feasts to gourmet delights, I'm on a never-ending quest to discover the tastiest treats around the globe. 🍔🍕 But hey, all those outdoor adventures and culinary escapades keep me in check when I'm hitting the gym or perfecting my archery skills.

Speaking of outdoor escapades, there's nothing quite like the tranquility of nature and the thrill of outdoor activities. Whether I'm kayaking down a river, shredding the trails on my electric skateboard, or simply enjoying a picnic in the park, I thrive on the adrenaline rush of the great outdoors.

But wait, there's more! When I'm not chasing adrenaline highs, you can catch me striking a pose at the bowling alley, hitting the range for some target practice, or revving up my motorcycle for a scenic ride through the countryside. And let's not forget my guilty pleasure – shoe shopping (even if I rarely wear them)! 👟

As a film buff and entertainment enthusiast, you'll often find me indulging in movie marathons, bartending, taking shots while drinking cocktails, catching live shows and festivals, or immersing myself in the vibrant local culture. Because let's face it, life's too short to miss out on all the amazing experiences this world has to offer!

So, whether you're looking to capture your next big adventure or simply want to hang out with a laid-back, fun-loving photographer and videographer, I'm your guy! Let's make some magic together and create memories that will last a lifetime. 🎉✨

Ready to embark on an epic journey? Let's chat!


My goal is to use my gifts and talents to be able to provide for myself and open up doors to become more financially stable. I would love to work on a team or be apart of a brand who needs a full-time content creator where I can help elevate their brand. I believe I will be a great asset who can produce eye-catching content that will bring results.

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I was that kid who was always bullied and picked last but it never stop me from being the funniest guy in school. At one point in my life, I gave up on myself and almost took my own life because I didn't know what I was destined to do. Even though life was hard, I was able to find my passion through great mentors and positive men in my life. I've been full time for 6 years now doing what I love while bartending part-time on the side. Adulting comes with a ton of responsibilities along with having a business.

I'm a Southern boy! "Mannn", "Bruh", "Sis", and "Cuzz" is a part of my vocabulary. Coolest Guy You'll Ever Meet!

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