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[...]
Meet the lovely Megan. She was my bride over a year ago when she and her husband celebrated their wedding at The Ritz-Carlton here in Naples. You can see photos from her wedding here. Megan's only disappointment from her wedding day was that she was not able to get bridal portraits on the beach the day of her wedding. So she decided that if she was still dreaming a[...]
A "surprise" family shoot to commemorate the parents 35th Wedding Anniversary. Not sure how these thoughtful daughters were able to pull off color coordinating and getting their parents to the beach without any suspicion, but they managed it. And they managed to keep two babies happy and got a beautiful sunset to boot! Well done ladies!
This is the second year I've had the chance to get to know and photograph these adorable kids. It is extraordinary to watch someone grow from year-to-year when you only see them ONCE a year. Sometimes kids grow like a foot from one year to the next and I can hardly find the young child that was standing there the year before. We photographed at sunrise and I dare[...]
What makes a great family portrait? Is it how people are posed? Is everyone dressed in the same color? Does it have to be formal or can it be more light-hearted and fun? The good news is that now if days, portraiture can be whatever you, the client, likes. Traditionally, family portraits were always so stiff and formal. But over the years, there has been some lif[...]