Baby Marjorie

Newborn Session  |  Lakeland, FL  |  June 2017

One thing is for certain when it comes to little Miss M. . . she’s going to grow up with no shortage of love and attention! Mom and dad both come from incredibly warm and close knit families and also always seem to be surrounded by plenty of friends from church and work. Plus when you’re this cute, you don’t have to work too hard to turn heads! It was a real treat to capture mom, dad, and baby at home especially incorporating so many of their ideas and passions into the shoot. With their artistic genes (Mom’s a professional dancer & dad’s a professional musician), we expect great things from this crew of three and can’t wait to watch their family grow!

* Special thanks to our partner EliFab Accessories for the adorable blue and crystal headbands Miss Marjorie was rocking for her session!*

Jess + Brittany

Wedding  |  Orlando, FL  |  December 2017

This sweet, intimate ceremony was our final booking of 2017, and what a wonderful way to close out another year.  Jess and Brittany are one of the sweetest couples ever, and I absolutely loved their UP inspired wedding theme.  We had a blast shooting around beautiful Lake Eola park in Downtown Orlando, complete with obligatory swan pics! We also made a stop at the Orlando mural for some epically fun shots.  Congratulations Jess and Brittany and thanks for making us a part of your special day. ❤

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Kendall – Class of 2018

Senior Session  |   Indianapolis, IN  |  August 2017

It’s beyond time we got caught up on blog posts from a year of incredible sessions and weddings! So to get the ball rolling, naturally, we turn to family. ❤ It’s impossible to fathom that Kendall (Simone’s baby cousin — check out the end of this post for a throwback photo!) is about to graduate and move on to college and everything beyond! We had a lovely summer day for our session at Cardinal Ritter & Marian University, and Kendall is a natural in front of the camera.  Sharing this session now, just makes us even more excited to get back to the Midwest this summer. Congratulations Kendall — we can’t wait to see what you accomplish next. 🙂

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~ Throwback ~

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That’s Kendall in the front circa 2010! Also pictured are Simone & her two brothers. 

 

Holiday Minis 2017

Holiday Mini Portrait Sessions  |  Winter Park, FL  |  2017

Our Holiday Minis this year were such a success, and we loved meeting so many new friends! While we could easily share ten times as many images from these fun sessions, here are just a few groupings from some of these gorgeous families.  We’re already planning even more dates/times for 2018 Holiday Minis including an early bird special pricing option, so keep an eye out as we move closer to the fall. Until then have a great new year!

 

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Katie + Matt

Wedding  |  Bay City, MI  |  June 2017

These two  ❤  Let’s just start by saying that when one of your second shooters calls you to shoot her wedding you get a little bit giddy! I was so honored that Katie wanted me to be a part of her big day especially since I know how well she understands all the ins and outs of a wedding day (and is a fabulous second to work with on all fronts).  She and Matt are an infinite amount of fun – as was their wedding party – and despite some touch and go weather, they were both calm and clearly enjoying themselves throughout the day.  The morning was full of beautiful details, sweet gestures, and funny moments that really set the tone for the rest of the day, and I hope for the rest of Matt and Katie’s marriage.  I could go on and on about this couple and what a blast their wedding was, but perhaps it’s better to just let the pictures speak for themselves.  Congrats and much love to the new Mr. and Mrs.

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Venue:  Doubletree by Hilton – Bay City, Riverfront  |   Dress:  Becker’s Bridal    |    Bridesmaids’ Dresses:  David’s Bridal    |    Hair:  989 Salon    |    Makeup:  Makeup Artistry by Sarah    |    Bouquet Charm:  Courageous Keepsakes    |    Cake/Donuts:  Peachy Pastries – Rachel Anibal    |    Flowers:  Village Florist of Flushing    |    Musicians:  Musique de Chambre   |    Coordinators:  Hayven Events    |    Video:  Fairytale Productions    |     DJ:  Entertainment Solutions of Michigan    |     Second Shooter: Richelle Marie    |

 

Mirella + Luis

Lifestyle Session  |  Park Ave – Winter Park, FL  |  May 2017

It’s so great to work with clients who are willing to have a little fun during their session.  It’s also a treat to capture some less than stuffy head shots for professionals in all fields.  Mirella and Luis contacted us to get some updated shots for their new website, and I certainly hope we’ll get to work with them again very soon! Also, how great is downtown Winter Park? 🙂

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Carlos & Luisa

Maternity Session  |   Winter Park, FL  |  April 2017

So I have to confess that the Alfond Inn is quickly becoming one of my new favorite places to shoot, especially on days when the Florida sky threatens rain.  I’ve driven by for years on my way too and from home, but until recently hadn’t spent much time inside. From the constantly changing art on the walls to the beautiful garden spaces, the Alfond is great for a weekend getaway or a quick maternity session.  These two were super flexible and adorable — you can just see how excited they are about the newest addition to their family! Congratulations — we can’t wait to meet your little one in a few months!

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