Tags archives: fine art portraiture

#552The Beauty from Within

The Beauty from Within
    Sophia Loren once said, "Beauty is how you feel inside and it reflects in your eyes." The beauty from within each and every one of us will shine like a beacon if we let it. We all have beautiful gifts to share with the world: Our kindness. Our empathy. Our love. Our talents. Our loyality. Our laughter. Our joy. All these wonderful qualities that[...]

#550Pretty as a picture: Embracing the good, the bad and the ugly, whatever that looks like.

Pretty as a picture: Embracing the good, the bad and the ugly, whatever that looks like.
Life isn’t always as it it appears. As a professional photographer, I am well aware of the 'image' so many of my clients want to portray when they hire me to capture portraits their family.  It’s human nature to want to show our best selves to the world. Social media has increased the need for us to control how we portray ourselves and as a result, so many of us only [...]

#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...

#539 Creating lasting imagery; Mother & Child Portraiture {Naples, Florida}

#539 Creating lasting imagery; Mother & Child Portraiture {Naples, Florida}
There are thousands are impactful photographs that we all come across on social media every month, every week, even every hour.  But for me, there are a few images that I always come back to.  What's interesting for me, is that all the photos that really resonate in my mind are Mother & Child portraits.  These images are burned into my brain as some of the best "r[...]

#488 Children’s Studio portraiture {Naples, Florida}

#488 Children's Studio portraiture {Naples, Florida}
I had the pleasure of photographing this couple's wedding a few years back so you can imagine how incredibly awesome it is when I get to be a sideline bystander in watching their family grow.  Their son is everything a boy should be: playful, mischievous, and just enough sweet to have mom completely wrapped around his finger:)