DEVINE 40 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

These 2 lovebirds celebrated their 40 year anniversary by visiting Amelia Island and spending the day with me at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park. I asked them if they had any marriage tidbits they’d like to share and these are two best responses I’ve heard yet: “Forgive earlier.” “Instead of asking what you can do
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SAXON FAMILY PORTRAITS | GAINESVILLE,FL

It is such an honor when I’m invited into someone’s home and asked to simply take pictures of their family laughing, playing and loving on each other:) I know you need the few posed family portraits for tradition’s sake but I’m a firm believer in capturing those few seconds or milliseconds of laughter, cuddles, and
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BROWN FAMILY PORTRAITS | WASHINGTON OAKS GARDENS STATE PARK

I have to say one of my favorite locations in St. Augustine for weddings and family portraits HAS to be Washington Oaks Gardens State Park. This sweet family of 6 was so stylish with their blue, yellow, and white outfits and just look at those cute bow ties:)

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PACETTI FAMILY PORTRAITS | ST. AUGUSTINE,FL

We’ve been busy preparing for our own bundle of joy due at the end of April so I haven’t been able to update the blog as often as I’d like but here are some of my favorites from the Pacetti family’s portraits in downtown St. Augustine,FL.  They are expecting their 3rd beautiful little girl in April:)

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Bridal Boudoir

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I don’t often share images from our bridal boudoir sessions because it’s such an intimate and private experience that I think are for HIS EYES only:)  Sara was gracious enough to let me share a couple of these gorgeous portraits of her during our shoot at Matanzas Inlet. I absolutely LOVE offering bridal boudoir sessions
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Myhre Family | St. Augustine,FL

I first met Loren and Kimberly a couple of months ago when we did some commercial work for Loren’s business Trestle Design Co. I’ve met so many talented local artists down here in St. Augustine since we moved here and it’s people like like this that always inspire me. Art is in their blood. I
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Arnold Family | Washington Oaks Gardens State Park

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park has quickly become one of my favorite locations for family portraits or weddings. Even when the flowers aren’t blooming, everything is so GREEN and vibrant. Let’s not forget to mention the ancient oak tree that makes you freeze in your steps as you approach it. Between little Fiona’s baby blues,
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Fall Mini Sessions 2014 | St. Augustine,FL

We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful location. Mrs. Theresa Mathis offered her property for us to use on our fall mini weekend and between all the greenery, back light, and gorgeous trees, I’m pretty sure we were all pleased:) Reminder to parents during family portraits: 1) Relax and know that I’m used to kicking,
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By Your Side Books | Victoria and Kiara

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These 2 beautiful women with infectious laughter and smiles are writing and illustrating a line of children’s picture books and I’m so glad I got to be a part of their launch. You don’t want to miss these inspiring and imaginative stories from By Your Side Books. If you’d like to help them out, go
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Magnolia Supply Styled Session

When Tara and Bri approached me about taking their new ‘launch and branding’ photos for the kickstart of their new business Magnolia Supply, I was so excited. If you’ve met either one of these ladies, you know they are ALWAYS fashionable and have the best taste in vintage chic style. I am ecstatic about this
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Fall Mini Sessions 2014 | St. Augustine,FL

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Hi friends! Here is the announcement for the long awaited fall mini sessions this year. Date: October 25-26 Location: Undisclosed location. You will receive an email with location details once booked. It’s approximately 20-30 minutes away from St. Augustine so please take that into account. $125 includes: 30 minutes, 10 high res downloads, an online
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Newborn Photography | Rylan Linser

Let’s start by saying how much I love documenting family from the time they get married to the times they have children. In the last couple of months, several of my wedding clients have had children and on this particular day, I was asked to document Rylan Linser. I’m often asked if I do newborn
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Weber | Maternity at Matanzas Inlet

I think this has to be one of my favorite maternity sessions but you’ll probably hear me say that about each of my sessions because they are all so unique and what makes them even more beautiful are the people and their individual stories. This is baby #2 for the Weber family….Katie is due any
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Ott Family | Newport,RI

It’s been awhile since we’ve blogged but it’s only because we’ve been so busy! There will be a flood of blog posts in the upcoming weeks. While we were in Newport,RI, we had the honor of not only photographing Lori and Jeff’s wedding but the next morning we got to photograph the Ott family and
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Banana Bread Baby | Spring Fashion

I just knew when I first met Brittany and saw her passion for design, retro clothing, and pretty things:), that we were not only going to collaborate together but that I was going to have a new friend here in St. Augustine. She absolutely adores what she does and to watch the love she has
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Marks Family | St. Augustine South

I can’t express how much I love my neighborhood. You walk outside the door and a couple of feet down the road, you have beautiful moss laden trees and a sunlit marsh. Stacey Marks won our Valentine’s Day contest and I couldn’t wait to photograph her beautiful family in true St. Augustine fashion:)(Don’t ask what
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Alpha-Omega Miracle Home | Family Portraits

I first approached Alpha-Omega to see if there were any volunteer opportunities for me and before they could even answer my question, I answered it myself. I KNEW that these beautiful women and their children would LOVE family portraits before the holidays. They have touched my life probably more than I’ve touched theirs.

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Sneak Peek | Spring Mini 2014 at Princess Place Preserve

I had so much fun on our first weekend of spring mini sessions at Princess Place Preserve! Here are a couple of sneaks from our families that attended. We still have openings for the weekend of March 29th and 30th! March 29th 8:30(booked) 9:15 10:00 10:45 11:30 3:00 3:45 4:15 5:00 March 30th 2:00 2:45
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Jennifer Wenzel || Glitter and Sun

I started the morning off with some tunes from The Beatles and as “My Guitar Gently Weeps” started playing, I knew this was going to be a gorgeous day to shoot. Jennifer and I decided to go out and play with light, glitter, and plastic bags at the ‘golden hour’ after sunrise on the beach.
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Banana Bread Baby Spring 2014 Collection

When Brittany asked me to photograph her latest collection from her children’s spring 2014 clothing line, I couldn’t be happier to spend the day photographing happy little girls running around in her vintage/retro inspired dresses dolled up in “soda pop” pastel colors, lace, and playing with cupcake and candy cane props. On top of all
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Isla Rose || One Year

Happy 1st Birthday Isla Rose! We’ve watched this little one grow over the last couple of months and she has one fun personality. We couldn’t have asked for a better(secret) location and lighting here in St. Augustine. Isla is modeling the fabulous Matilda Jane clothing line if anyone was curious:) At this point, the balloons
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Arnold Family: St. Augustine South

I love everything about this session. The weather couldn’t have been more perfect, the sun shined gold, the dogs were smiling and this beautiful couple were glowing. I think all those adjectives aptly describe the “GLOW factor”. I’m just going to deem that as my new phrase. I had the privilege of photographing Misha and
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