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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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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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Scott | UCF Grad Photos

Its such an exciting time for Scott and his family!  Not only did he complete his Master’s degree but he is also a new home owner AND he landed a new job!  Leading up to our session, we were worried about the weather.  The forecast showed rain ALL day.  So, we watch the report and […]

December 20, 2018

Lifestyle, Portraits

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Patrick & Taylor's: Bok Tower Maternity Session

It was a quiet, serene morning.  The grass was still covered in morning dew. The golden sun was rising over the the hills.  And a beautiful shade was being cast with the trees.  The Florida heat was a little more forgiving at this early hour and we had the entire garden to ourselves. Patrick and […]

August 8, 2018

Family, Lifestyle, Portraits

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Luke’s First Birthday Session

What if I fall? But darling, what if you fly? Luke was so excited for his photoshoot.  He kept smiling as we walked through the park.  Mom put him down and he stood there, looked at us, and gave us the cutest little smile.  We coached him to walk towards us.  He took 5 steps […]

August 1, 2018

Family, Lifestyle, Portraits

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Kissimmee Lakefront Park Dancer’s Session

It was an absolute pleasure working with Yinglei, Natalie, and Alaina as they modeled  Opra Dancewear owned by the sweet Dani.  It was a perfect morning for a shoot at Kissimmee Lakefront park as the sun was rising and casting the softest, prettiest light.  These 3 talented ladies made it to the Dance Awards in Orlando […]

July 19, 2018

Lifestyle, Portraits

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Baldwin Park Family Session

Mackenzie’s small, brown bear has been with her since birth and stayed with her through her 50 days in the NICU.  Fifty days of growing and strengthening.   It’s hard to believe now, but Mackenzie was the SAME size as the bear when she entered this world!  Mom says that while she was in the NICU, […]

June 28, 2018

Family, Lifestyle, Portraits

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Valentina's: 1st Birthday Smash Cake Session

Valentina sat there and stared at her mom.  Ary took the cake out of the box and placed it in front of Valentina.   She had never had cake before yet she knew exactly what to do.  Her eyes lit up and her hands went straight for the icing.  Before we knew it, her fingers went […]

June 22, 2018

Family, Lifestyle, Portraits

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Kensington: Pretty in Pink | Port St Lucie 1st Birthday

We traveled to Port St. Lucie to capture Kensington’s first birthday at Traditions.  Kensie never disappoints when it comes to her posh fashion and style.  After a full day of beach-ing, brunch-ing, and napping, she arrived joyous and smiley!  It was the cutest thing to see her light up in front of the camera! Kensie’s […]

May 14, 2018

Family, Lifestyle, Portraits

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Miguel & Michelle: Orlando In Home Newborn Session

Baby Miguel was born at 31 weeks and weighed only 3 lbs 4 oz.  Fast forward 7 weeks and he has more than doubled his weight to 6 lbs 11 oz!  What a fighter he is!  After 37 days of growing and strengthening in the NICU, he was rewarded with a trip home and his […]

April 23, 2018

Family, Lifestyle, Portraits

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