Fall Mini Sessions 2016 | St. Augustine,FL

Hi all! I may be a little late to the game but I’m now offering fall minis October 23,2016 and November 12. There will be very limited space so make sure you book now. Payment is due at the time of booking. If they sell out, I may consider doing one more in November. $150
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Avery | Lifestyle Newborn Photography | Jacksonville,FL

I photographed this sweet family when they were pregnant with Avery for a fall mini session and I love being able to come back and celebrate in the arrival of their new bundle shortly after birth. Newborn photography is more to me than babies posed in odd positions. It’s about celebrating the life that surrounds
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Hayden | Newborn Lifestyle Session | Jacksonville,FL

Newborn Lifestyle Photography I’ve been pumping out the blogs now that my mom has been here helping me with my own little people. I feel that it is so important to share some of my favorites from each session. Hayden was another quiet soul and every time my camera clicked, she stared right at me.
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SPRING MINI SESSIONS

After such a great turnout for fall minis, I decided to host spring mini sessions here in the St. Augustine area. Location is to be announced but date is firm. Get on the list as soon as you can!

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LIFESTYLE FAMILY PORTRAITS 2015

I know I recently posted about our fall minis in 2015 but I also had some amazing lifestyle sessions near the end of the year and these are only a few of my favorite images from these St. Augustine locales.

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Fall Mini Sessions | St. Augustine,Florida

This year we are offering fall mini sessions and have space available for November 8th at Alpine Groves State Park. These will be great gifts for family or Christmas cards:) Limited space available! 15 minutes 10 high res downloads If you’d like to reserve your spot, please email me at dawn@daybreakphoto.co

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Pratt Family Lifestyle Session

Have you ever met one of those families and you feel like you’ve known them all of your life? Well this is the way I felt when I walked into the Pratt’s family home. I’m really honored when people ask me into their living space because I know that’s a sacred and private place that
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MASON | NEWBORN LIFESTYLE

I think this is one of the cutest ideas I’ve seen in awhile for capturing a picture of your new bundles length, weight,birthday,etc…Let me tell you one thing that I’ve learned from photographing newborns in their first few days of life and this WILL set me apart from the Ann Geddes style of photography. I
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Luz Family | Vilano Beach

When someone asks me to do a beach session, I almost always suggest Vilano Beach because of the way the sun sets and the rocks that jut out at the bay area. These 4 gorgeous little girls belong to the Luz family and if you haven’t found a pediatrician, I can guarantee you will LOVE
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Lifestyle Sessions | The Smith Family

I’ve really enjoyed photographing families in the comfort of their own home and these sessions are often called ‘lifestyle sessions.’ The Smith family just had their 4th precious little bundle of joy 8 days before AND moved from a different state. Super parents indeed:) Between the couch hopping, snack eating, baby holding, and newborn snuggles,
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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. Β They are expecting theirΒ 3rd beautiful little girl in April:)

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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 gorgeousΒ 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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Newsom Family | Crescent Beach,FL

I love both sunset and sunrise sessions but I do believe my FAVORITE if you want the beach in the background would have to be sunrise. This sweet family was on their way to Disney after family portraits so I was so thrilled they asked me to capture their excitement with their cute 2 year
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Fall Mini Sessions 2014 | St. Augustine,FL

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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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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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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Parents Anniversary | 37 Years

Happy Anniversary to my parents!! 37 years…WOW:) That’s definitely a feat to be proud of and they still act like teenagers in love. Posing my own parents had to be the hardest thing I’ve done in awhile lol especially when you have a photographer dad.   just a sneak from our beautiful surroundings

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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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Fall Mini Sessions || Best B&W of 2013

We had such a great year of mini sessions and I had to share some of my favorite black and whites from last year:) I know…I’m usually a color junkie but I’ve fallen in love with B&W as of lately. I picked out 2 or 3 of my favorite “moments” from each session. Thank you
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Birthdays and Babies

My in-laws came to visit us last week and we were so excited to see our nieces and nephews since we haven’t seen them in many months. I was beyond ecstatic to photograph Brooks for his one year pictures AND to announce that my sister and brother- in -law are expecting their third bundle of
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Summer Special: Beach Portraits

I love shooting on the beach ESPECIALLY around 7 or 8 pm in the summer when the sun is going down. I’m offering a special running through August that includes the sitting fee and 10 high-res downloads of your choosing for $100! The first 5 to book get a free 8×10 so email us at
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Rouse Family: St. Augustine,FL

Around this time, I start hearing about the EPIC snow trip in Montana being planned between Brad and Scott. Brad was unable to go last year so we got to have Scott and Jessica’s little family visit us in sunny Florida this time around:) This was my first time meeting Austin who is 19 months
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Prior Family: Vilano Beach + Mission of Nombre de Dios

I had such a great time photographing this family. Noriana and I both still, to this day, can’t remember if we met, how we met and through who but either way, we have been friends and followers through Facebook for over a year now. She lives in Savannah but made a trip down to see
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Dahlia Family Portraits: St. Augustine,Florida

We met the Dahlia family in birthing class at Flagler Hospital in St. Augustine,Florida and had our little juniors one week apart. Jayce was born one week after Shiloh and it’s been such an amazing experience to go through this time as newbie parents together;) We really enjoyed taking their family pictures in historic downtown
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Daybreak Studios Investment Guide

We have been on a mission to do something different for 2013…to set ourselves apart and to also help you better understand us, who we are and what we provide. This is why we created an investment guide or some would call it a “price list”. We tell you a little bit about Daybreak Studios,
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