Whistler Newborn Lifestyle Session | Jacksonville,FL

I simply LOVE babies. I’ve toyed around with the idea of becoming a doula because I love babies THAT much. I was so excited to do a lifestyle newborn session with the Whistler family and their twins. They were so well behaved(no,really) and had their parents calm nature the entire session. I left their house
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HARRIS FAMILY PORTRAITS | JACKSONVILLE,FL

I love it when I get to watch the dynamics of a large family and this was a special occasion and gift to the matriarch and grandmother of this beautiful group of people. Meet the Harris family!

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Birth Photography | Jacksonville Shands Hospital

Birth Photography I received the call about 8:30 pm that it was time. I’ve never scurried so fast in my life. I felt like I was back on call in my flight attendant days when I’d be on reserve and I had BETTER be at the airport within an hour OR ELSE. By the time
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Ravine Gardens State Park Engagement | Josue + Misty

Misty and Josue are the type of people you’d like to have an adventure with whether it be roadtripping across the US or simply driving an hour and a half to their engagement location and capturing the light at sunset before the park closed. Between the heat and the mosquitoes attacking us ferociusly, I couldn’t
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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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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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Before & After || Post Processing 2

I’ve been taking some tutorials and developing some new ideas over the last couple of days. I’m determined to check off my list of “tips to learn” for 2014. Model: Tara and Seth Ferreira

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Newborn || Gabriel || Columbus,GA

I told you we were behind on blogging:) While we were in Columbus,GA on our Christmas vacation to see family, we had the opportunity to take sweet Gabriel Best’s newborn pictures. Between these glowing parents, a rustic nursery theme and those little feet, you will fall in love with their little family. Congratulations Matthew and
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A Retrospective Look || Shiloh’s First Year

There is SO much I’ve wanted to say so I split it up into 2 blog posts. You can read “A Letter to My Former Self” here. “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart…..” Jeremiah 1:5 First, this is a CELEBRATION. I went into
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Shiloh: Mermaid in Disguise

We know so many incredibly talented people! I remember before Shiloh was born, I always wanted to do this photoshoot with a crocheted mermaid costume. Mrs. Denise Walker Roberts did EXACTLY THAT and more…she included a little Aerial doll. I’ve honestly never seen so many intricate details in a crochet piece so I was beyond
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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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Fall Mini Sessions: Sept-Nov in St. Augustine,FL

Hey ya’ll!:) I feel like being as Southern as possible today and showing you my GA roots so “ya’ll” just feels appropriate for the moment. lol We’re offering Fall Mini’s here in St. Augustine through November and only have a couple of slots available. You can email us at info@daybreakstudios.net for more info. $100 includes
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Rock Paper Scissor Salon and Color Bar: Headshots

Anyone that knows me knows that I love to change up my hair color and style:) I found this St. Augustine hot spot and couldn’t give enough compliments to this awesome staff of stylists. Fun, talented and up to date with all the latest and greatest hair styles, color and makeup artistry. I had so
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Banana Bread Baby: St. Augustine Fountain of Youth

Banana Bread Baby I met Brittany at the St. Augustine’s Old City Farmer’s Market one Saturday morning and I was so drawn to her children’s clothing designs which included dresses covered in lace, vintage buttons, some of my favorite colors including mustard yellow, mint green, slate grey, etc…and who could resist the starfish laden hair
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For the Love of Photography

You know…I haven’t posted anything personal lately but I thought I’d muse a bit about where I’m at and how I’m looking forward. First, I got this call one morning when I was in a rut about photography and my photography friend Katie Weber(Katie Weber Photography) simply said, “Let’s take our cameras downtown and just
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“Floridian Weddings” feature: Nick + Nicole

  We’ve been so excited about our features lately:) For the longest time, I got so tired of the batch email that would say, “Sorry, but we cannot accept this submission for our magazine or blog.” NOW, I’ve opened 2 emails in a row that say, “CONGRATULATIONS on your feature!” It’s been amazing to see
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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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