I'm an Orlando maternity and family photographer. I want to capture the important moments in your life. Fleeting moments of growth and change.

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Balagtas Family: Why I Have My Own Photos Taken Yearly

I am a true believer in capturing the memories and doing the photo shoots. It wasn’t until I became a professional photographer that I realized the importance of having my own portraits taken to help improve my client experience.  As a photographer, we can easily forget how our clients feel before, during, and after a […]

Family, Personal, Portraits, Tips

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Our Fertility Journey: Our Heartbreaking Negative Pregnancy Test

If you have been following our journey, you know that our first round of IVF was not successful.  (read: Positivity During Fertility Treatment for more)  Although my mind was not fully invested in round 1, it was still the most heartbreaking negative pregnancy test ever. Following egg retrieval, we were pretty excited to have 11 […]


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Our Fertility Journey: Ways to Save Money on Fertility Medications

We spent about 20K on medications alone.  YES- twenty thousand! Insurances don’t cover much of anything when it comes to fertility treatment (unless you’re lucky enough to live in a state where its mandated.)  I was in COMPLETE shock when I found out the cost of medications.  A vile of medication cost over $1,000 and […]


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Our Fertility Journey: Positivity During Fertility Treatment

Two different IVF cycles, two totally different results. Two IVF cycles, two totally different MINDSETS. How positivity during our fertility treatment led to success: We began our IVF journey in 2017.  After trying naturally for a year, we were ready to move on.  I was tired of negative pregnancy test after negative test. Going in […]


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Our Infertility Journey: Choosing an Infertility Doctor

At the start of our fertility journey, I did a LOT of research.  I spent HOURS scouring the internet and looking at all the options and choosing an infertility doctor.  I stumbled upon Advanced Fertility of Chicago‘s website and it was SO informative.  One of the key pieces of information I got from the site […]


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