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Danielle & Elise: Bok Tower Engagement Session

  Danielle is from New Jersey; Elise, Minnesota and as fate would have it, they met and fell in love in Florida.  Both ladies signed up for a Disney work program and happened to be looking for a roommate at the same time.  With just the roommate ad alone, they knew they were compatible.  Starting […]

April 11, 2019

Engagements, Portraits

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the Adventure begins | Our Baby Shower

  Blessed, to say the least, to have such wonderful friends and family who threw us a beautiful baby shower!  Our self proclaimed daughter, Amy, was the mastermind behind the whole theme and set up.  Our friends Brenda, Box, and Phe helped as well.  All our friends know how much we love to travel and […]

March 21, 2019

Lifestyle, Personal

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Lanh & Joey: Our Maternity Session in Snow

  This February, Joey and I traveled to Colorado for our babymoon.  We decided that it would be perfect to have our maternity session done at the same time.  I’ve photographed many maternity sessions and always yearned for the day when it would be my turn.   So, I was beyond excited to have photos captured […]

March 15, 2019

Personal, Portraits

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Guillermo & Breonna: Colorado Ice Castles and Mountain Session

Guillermo and Breonna have known each other since they were 7!  After attending school together, Guillermo’s family moved to Florida,  They reunited after a few years and their friendship stayed alive through Guillermo’s visits to Colorado.  Eventually they started dating and Bre was able to convince him to move to Colorado.  They’ve been together since! […]

February 28, 2019

Portraits, Wedding

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Brenda & Box: Lake Louisa Family Session

We pulled up on the dirt road at Lake Louisa Park.  Rowen realized that we were parked and whimpered indicating that she was ready to get out of the car.  When we put her down, she was ready to walk and explore! We signaled for her to walk on the road but her curiosity took […]

February 20, 2019

Family, Portraits

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Golden Retriever Puppy | In Home Session

Mandi picked up her new Golden Retriever puppy, Kenai, from his crate and placed him on the bed next to Minnie, Micky, Goofy and Daffy.  His curiosity was heightened and he began smelling each stuffed animal.  All the while, we’re trying to get him to look at us so we can snap a photo before […]

February 7, 2019

Lifestyle, Portraits

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Khanh & Stephanie: Sparkman Wharf Engagement

It all started in Tampa, Khanh and Stephanie’s first dates all happened here, so what a perfect place to do engagement pictures?!  When they first started dating, Khanh lived in Naples and Stephanie lived in Gainesville.  They met through mutual friends and had hung out before, but their romance grew slowly.  The courtship started off […]

January 9, 2019

Engagements, Portraits

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Stringfield Family: White and Khaki theme Family Session

  There we were, capturing Tina, Terry, and Kyrie when we hear a loud cheer coming from the parking lot.  The rest of the family was finishing up the Cowboys’ game and it sounded like something very exciting just happened.  A few minutes later, they come over, laughing and smiling.  The Cowboys WON!  What a […]

January 7, 2019

Family, Portraits

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Clermont Waterfront Park

Kalena saw the water and her eyes lit up! All she wanted to do was walk towards it.  It was like she was Moana and the water was calling her!   She’s walking now and has become more independent.  Mom tried to hold her hand and she was not having it.  She wanted to walk, by […]

January 4, 2019

Family, Portraits

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Orlando Family Reunion

Kasey and her family of 18 all met in Orlando for a reunion this year.  She had aunts and uncles coming all the way from China!  As I get older, I realize how hard it really is to get family together.  Everyone has their own lives and schedules and it ends up being so hard […]

January 3, 2019

Family, Portraits

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