Jenny & Joe | Washington Oaks Maternity Session

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If there is one thing I love most from photographing families, it’s that I sometimes grow with them; from marriage to a growing family. I’m so excited to share Jenny and Joe’s maternity session from Washington Oaks State Park. If you didn’t get a chance to check out their wedding, you must because it was
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FALL MINI SESSIONS | ST. AUGUSTINE,FL

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Fall mini sesh dates are here!! NOVEMBER 3 & 4 $200 30 minutes 10 high-res downloads and online gallery with the option to purchase additional images Location: Princess Place Preserve *Drive to the back of the park when you can go no further and you’ll find parking. Just a couple of reminders: Booking fee is
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Michca + Jeff | Vilano Beach Sunrise Engagement

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Micha and Jeff flew in from Colorado and when they said they were ready to get their clothes wet in the ocean; I knew they were part of my tribe. Sunrise at Vilano Beach is one of the most beautiful places to be in the morning along with everyone else standing and staring in awe
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Kevin + Erin | St. Augustine Elopement

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So I met Erin when we visited our church for the first time. This vibrant redhead came right up to our family and gave us a big hug while welcoming us to a new place. My sweet friend has a heart of gold so when we heard about Kevin and the way she lit up
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Senior Portraits | St. Augustine,FL

I have to tell you, when Merritt and Adee came all the way from my hometown, Columbus GA to have Merritt’s senior pictures taken in St. Augustine, I was a bit nostalgic and tremendously grateful. I went to high school with Adee so to have her own daughter graduating from the same high school we
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William + Kim | St. Augustine,FL engagement

I was so excited when Kim asked me to photograph her and her beau for their engagement session. I knew their style was going to align perfectly with the NEW Daybreak Photo Co aesthetic and it did. We nearly laughed until we cried and I couldn’t be happier for this genuinely solid couple.

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Corinna + Eros | Destination Wedding in Italy

I’m embarrassed to say how long it’s taken me to write this blog; this one specific blog post; maybe it’s because I was introducing a new style and shedding the older aesthetic which that within itself was a scary thought; maybe it’s because most of the names are in Italian and it was SUCH a
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Mother’s Day Mini Session | St. Augustine Photographer

Spring and fall in Florida are the best times of the year to shoot for family portraits and weddings and that’s why I always like to offer minis during this time. This year, I partnered with 2 amazingly talented vendors here in St. Augustine for Mother’s Day mini sessions. This would be the best gift
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Hampton,FL Flower Field Mini Sessions | St. Augustine Lifestyle Photographer

There is this PLACE where all the wildflowers grow and nobody knows:) I made that up but seriously, I visited the flower fields for the first time last year and how breathtaking they were. They only bloom about 2 weeks out of the year and this year, I’m shooting for the last week of April.
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Caitlyn + Spencer | Fountain of Youth St. Augustine Wedding

I met Caitlyn at Dos Coffee almost a year before her wedding and as the big day approached, we met one more time over a glass of wine an I was in awe of all the little details she had planned. Everything…I mean…EVERYTHING…had a meaning behind it. The bar was renovated and designed by her
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Erin + Donny | St. Augustine River House Wedding

Erin and Donny had one of the most elegant yet intimate weddings I’ve ever been to and they were surrounded by family every step of the way. I love that Erin did a first look with her dad and I always suggest that before even doing a first look with your husband to be. Every
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Jenny + Joe | Lightner Museum Wedding

Jenny and Joe had a small intimate ceremony in the garden area of the Lightner Museum in St. Augustine, FL and it was absolutely stunning. October is my favorite time of month so I was in love with all the burgundy and green tones in Jenny’s bouquet alongside her lace dress paired with a retro
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St. Augustine Fall Mini Sessions

Fall mini sesh dates are here!! $200 30 minutes 10 high-res downloads of your choosing Location: TBA Just a couple of reminders: Booking fee is $100 and will be applied towards the balance of your session. As a mother and photographer, I’ve learned a lot of things in photographing families and I just have a
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George + Aleshia | Anastasia State Park Wedding

I absolutely loved this bohemian themed beach wedding at Anastasia State Park. I met the couple and their family before the first light at their camp site when my camera was still getting settled in after going from the air conditioned car to the humid morning air. It gave me an opportunity to create some
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Bethany + Quinn | Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

If you didn’t get a chance to view this sweet couple’s engagement session here in St. Augustine, you can find it at this link: Here are a few of my favorite shots from Quinn and Bethany’s Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort wedding!

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Tucson, Arizona | Lifestyle Portraits at JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort

On Memorial Day weekend, I had the pleasure of getting a ‘mommy vacation’ with my good friend Jessica Rouse. I didn’t bring the camera out until the last day or two because we literally layed around the lazy river for 2 days, talked and drank cucumber margaritas. Once I did bring out the Nikon, I
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Blayne | Flagler College Senior Graduation Pictures

I really enjoyed photographing Blayne’s Flagler College senior portraits especially when they gave me free reign to be creative. Congratulations to this beautiful soul as she continues her education into the Masters program. Location: Aviles St. Vilano Beach

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Van Ryn Lifestyle Session | Washington Oaks Gardens

I absolutely adored this entire family and it was a BIG family reunion. I often get asked what exactly is a ‘lifestyle’ session and there are several ways I explain it. For me, it becomes personal. I get to know you a bit before I start shooting. I then get to see how you’re family
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Brandi + Ashley | “The Raintree” St. Augustine Wedding

When I met Brandi and Ashley at Ann O’Malley’s, it was the first time we had met and I loved how laid back they both were. We toured the city for about 3 hours before their surprise April Fool’s Day wedding at The Raintree. We walked around downtown, toured the Oldest School House, and took
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Brittany | Lighthouse Park Maternity Sesh

I just can’t stop looking at this beautiful mamma and all of the greenery surrounding her in these photos.I know I’ve said it before but I sure do love our little city of St. Augustine. This mamma has a special place in my heart and I’m so looking forward to her new addition that will
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Zadie | Newborn Lifestyle Session

I don’t even know where to begin with this little family. Without oversharing, I can say that I’ve been there from the moment their first, Arwen, was birthed into this world. I like to say we were are birth buddies. Newborn lifestyle sessions are so fulfilling for me because 1) I get my newborn fix
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Alycia + Patrick | St. Augustine FL Engagement

Alycia and Patrick were the best at ‘serious face’ Not many people can pull it off so when the two of them can do it at the same time, it’s pure perfection. Alycia’s love for Disney, makeup and hair was part of why I loved getting a couple of closeups of her tattoos and lipstick
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Jesse + Peggy | St. Augustine Wedding

St. Augustine Wedding I can’t even express to you how much fun I had with these two. So plans were changed quickly back in October when Hurricane Matthew came through Florida and as we we were all fleeing the state, Peggy and Jesse had to change their wedding plans; BUT it didn’t stop them from
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Caitlyn + Spencer | St. Augustine,FL engagement

I loved walking around the Flagler campus and St. Augustine beach pier with these two fun-loving lovebirds. I can’t lie but I do love it when I get to shoot at sunset on the beach and it simply makes me so proud of where I live and the love and laughter I get to capture.
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Ashley + Scott | Rod and Gun Club Wedding | St.Augustine

When I first met Ashley and listened to all of the details of her wedding, I was starry eyed thinking of all the greenery, trees and glittery gowns. It was perfect weather at the Rod and Gun Club and I couldn’t have been more excited to be a part of this gorgeous St. Augustine wedding.
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CHRIS + DANIELLE | WASHINGTON OAKS GARDENS ENGAGEMENT

Chris used to work with my husband so he’s been a good friend of the family for a few years now. When I met Danielle, I instantly saw the chemistry between these two. As always, at Washington Oaks, the best part of the day will lend you a good many mosquito bites and bugs all
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Chris + Katelyn | Alpine Groves Engagement

I’ve had the pleasure in meeting some of the most genuinely kind couples over the last three months and this is the best way to describe Chris and Katelyn. Not only are they kind and adorable but they were smiling from the time I met them until we walked away for the evening. Thank you
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