Category archives: Beach

#548One final Naples Wedding…Port Royal Club, Naples, Florida

One final Naples Wedding...
This post is a little bittersweet for me.  After 20+ years, I think I can say that this here might be one of the last weddings that I photograph.  For the past few years I've been building up my portrait business and am now moving more into the education realm.  The truth is, that I really fall in love with so many of my brides and the last two weddings in particular [...]

#545Beautiful Beach Portraiture{Naples, Florida}

Beautiful Beach Portraiture
I have spent three consecutive years with this sweet and lovely family.  As an artist, I really try and work on capturing images that truly "speak" to my clients.  Beyond the skillfully posed and lit large family portraits, and well beyond the candid shots that capture a moment in time, recently my focus has shifted and I am more and more looking to capture that perfe[...]

#544 Family Beach Portraiture {Naples, Florida}

#544 Family Beach Portraiture {Naples, Florida}
Beautiful beach portraits that were a gift for Grandmother.  What better gift than the gift of artwork of the ones you love?  These sweet siblings had great fun on the beach and we even managed to keep the little man out of the water until the very end...

#543 Mother & Daughter Portraiture {Naples, Florida}

#543 Mother & Daughter Portraiture {Naples, Florida}
Recent images from a session at The Ritz-Carlton where we focused on #motherdaughterportraits.  This is the 3rd year I've had the oppertunity to photograph this beautiful little girl.   Sometimes at this age, my favorite images are the first of the session, when kids may be a little more pensive and timid.  That initial shyness often provides amazing oppertunity to ca[...]

#542 Naples Beach Portraiture {Naples, Florida}

#542 Naples Beach Portraiture {Naples, Florida}
One part of my job that I really love is finding the threads that help my client's engage, with me and with each other.  It's like a mystery, and I only have a limited of time to uncover the secrets.  I work to find these commonalities whether my clients are 5 or 85.  These little siblings didn't need a whole lot of coaxing to engage with each other because they were [...]

#541 Children’s Beach Portraiture {Naples, Florida}

#541 Children's Beach Portraiture {Naples, Florida}
Beautiful portraits of this sweet family who braved the cold last week while visiting Naples.  I ended up shooting a bit more candid style of work than typical, but am very happy with  what was captured.  I especially like seeing these images in B&W.  It gives the images a real timeless feel.  

#537 Using Natural Backlight {Naples, Florida}

#537 Using Natural Backlight {Naples, Florida}
When working outside in bright light, I find it helpful to try and keep the sun to my client's back, creating a soft even shadow on the front of their faces.  By positioning my clients with their back's to the sun, I am able to keep their faces evenly light and am preventing harsh shadows on any one person's face.  This is especially helpful for me here in Florida, wh[...]

#536 Benefits of changing up your location during your photo session {Naples, Florida}

#536 Benefits of changing up your location during your photo session {Naples, Florida}
Today I want to discuss the benefits of shooting in various locations during your photo sessions.  Let me start by saying that moving locations is not always super easy, so I tend to not offer this option unless I'm working with a small groups.  Changing up the location is absolutely perfect for a High School Senior or maybe a small group of 2-3 siblings.  Changing th[...]

#535 Commercial Photography {Naples, Florida}

#535 Commercial Photography {Naples, Florida}
Meet Michael Stull, Fitness Guru.  I had the opportunity to photograph him a few months back.  He came to me needing a whole slew of images for his marketing and advertising campaigns, so we worked hard on capturing various types of imagery for multiple use purposes.  Michael is a very driven business man-- so I personally happen to like the images that I got him laug[...]

#534 Family Beach Photography {Naples, Florida}

#534 Family Beach Photography {Naples, Florida}
Hello January!  I am still posting work from Thanksgiving week--eeek!  Not a great way to start the New Year...behind already! I have to say, as much as I love Lily Pulitzer, there is something about Black and White photographs on the beach that is simply so timeless.   I have been working a ton with off-camera lighting recently and loving the result.  Here my ligh[...]