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August 20, 2019

FILED IN: Family, People

A couple of weeks ago, I received a message on instagram asking if I was available for a last minute photoshoot in St. Teresa. School was about to start, and Paige wanted to capture the essence of her family’s summer vacation before they had to pack up and return home to Tallahassee — photographs to […]

August 2, 2019

FILED IN: People, Seniors

The summer months are often a bit slow, as a wedding photographer in Florida – I mean, who wants to get married in this heat?! However, while slow can often mean boring, I tend to enjoy these months. They feel like an opportunity to recharge my batteries. To photograph for fun. To be creative for […]

July 23, 2019

Where to start? My first meeting with Melissa and Philip was at their engagement session. It was a February evening at Maclay Gardens (the same location as their wedding!), and the park was in full bloom. We wandered around seeking out the prettiest blooms and getting to know one another. I remember leaving that evening, […]

June 13, 2019

FILED IN: People, Weddings

Mimi and Brian were married on a warm sunny afternoon at the Grand Cypress Hotel in Orlando. Beneath the sprawling limbs of an oak tree, they vowed their love to one another as their close family and friends looked on with joy. Mimi is my sister in law’s sister. She is practically family, so the […]

May 12, 2019

FILED IN: Family, Maternity, People

I love these newborn sessions. I love the shine in parents’ eyes. I love the honesty of sleepless nights. I love the soft cooing and the songs sung to calm a restless babe.. It’s always a sweet time to witness and document. Here’s what I saw on an afternoon at home with baby jimmy and […]