Baby Camille | Sarasota Beach Portraits

We’re enjoying some lovely weather here in Sarasota this week…fortunate for all of the spring breakers in town, and absolutely perfect for a sunset session on the beach!

I had a lovely time with baby Camille and her family. Isn’t she *gorgeous*? While I generally tend to be a big fan of color and contrast, I loved the softer, slightly vintage feel for these images…just a little peek at a few of my many favorites. So sweet!

Merry Christmas!

It’s Christmas Eve and while my spotty pups are all anxiously waiting for Santa Paws to come, I thought I’d take a little moment to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas! I am so thankful to have such wonderful friends, family, and fans – I hope your day is  filled with lots of love and laughter.

Baby Connor | The G Family

I recently had the pleasure of photographing the G family, who were down from Alaska (!) visiting family over the Thanksgiving holiday. I had *such* a fun time with them! Today I thought I would share a few of my favorites of baby Connor, who is 9 months old, beyond adorable, and one very happy baby!

I think this first image might just be a new all time favorite of mine – *LOVE*!

Thank you Connor and family for a really fun session; I hope you love these as much as I do!

Allison + Alyssa | Little Pumpkins

This past weekend I headed out to the annual pumpkin festival at Hunsader Farms, where I had the pleasure of photographing two beautiful babies, Allison and Alyssa. The weather was perfect, and the pumpkins made for a really fun fall backdrop…especially with their gorgeous blue eyes!

Allison was not very impressed with the pumpkins, although she did seem to think that they tasted pretty good. This first image makes me laugh…what a face!

Alyssa thought the pumpkins were positively drool worthy…I just love how the reflections created such a fun, sparkly effect in her eyes!

Big thanks to both of these sweet girls for being so good, and to their moms for having me out!

Parker’s Turn!

Poor Parker; now that he’s no longer the baby in the family, he’s probably getting used to waiting patiently – or maybe not. I’ll just have to tell him that I saved the very best for last!

Some of you might remember Parker from last year’s Indy trip…well he sure has grown up a lot! He’s no longer the shy little boy that hides behind mom. He’s now an (almost) four year old who likes to beat up poor, unsuspecting friends who come to visit him from Florida. And yes, that would be me. : )

In fairness, he can also be very sweet. And silly. And definitely entertaining. We had some great conversations complete with lots of gestures, eye rolling, and some very dramatic sighs. While I have some classic, “cheesy” Parker photos, I was drawn to some of his more candid images. Being an awesome (brand new) big brother is a big responsibility!

2011 Mini Calendar Books | Now Available!

I’m excited to share the newest addition to my specialty product lineup –  accordion mini book calendars! I love-love-love these little calendars so much, I’m going to be offering them as a FREEBIE with any new session scheduled between now and November  30th!

Aren’t they fun!?

Like all of my specialty products, these are custom designed and the colors and design can be changed to fit your personal style. And of course, they are also available to any of my past or current clients, so if you are interested in ordering one (or two, or three!), please contact me for details.

While regular accordion mini books are not exactly a *new* addition, since I have yet to share them here (tsk, tsk!), I thought now would be a good time to do so. These little hard covered books are the perfect size to keep in your bag or purse and feature a hidden magnetic closure. They are super cute and a great way to show off some of your favorite images!

Meet Preslee

Baby Preslee is one of my newest little Indy friends – she’s just 9 months old and is a DOLL! I think she’s probably one of the happiest, smiliest (is that even a word?) babies I have ever met. I had so much fun with her and her family, and every one of her images makes me smile.

Preslee is just starting to stand on her own and I know that pretty soon she’s going to be running all over place. Lucky for her, she lives on a farm and will have all kinds of fun things to play with growing up – including horses and cows! She is most definitely going to be one of the cutest little cowgirls around. : )

Thank you Preslee and family for being so much fun…hopefully I’ll be seeing you again next year!

Baby Preston

Since I scheduled my Indy trip around the birth of this little guy, he gets to go first!

Meet baby Preston – he’s just two weeks old here and I dare you to look at these without going “awwww”. Impossible. I had such a hard time choosing some of my favorites to share…he’s just too darn cute! Love-love-love them baby faces!

I’m thinking this one would make a perfect gift for his 16th birthday…poster size, of course. : )

Hangin’ with daddy – so sweet!

And last but not least, here’s one with big brother Parker, who will have his very own post soon!

Meet Jackson

Almost two years ago, I had the pleasure of photographing two wonderful Vizslas named Kensi and Carter. I had such a nice time working with them so when their mom contacted me about a family session with their now 2 year old son, Jackson, I was sooo excited!

We decided to meet at Phillippi Estate Park in Sarasota and despite the heat, the setting was perfect! Jackson is *so* much fun – in addition to being absolutely *adorable*, he’s got a great little personality. And I just love-love-love his great big smile and those blonde curls – such a handsome little guy!

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Big Smiles!

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Fun at Phillippi Creek Park

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And look, it’s baby Jackson!  I had to pull this one from the archives…love that little baby smile!

Baby Jackson

A super big thanks to Jackson and family for a really fun session!