Archive: ‘Beach’



To The Moon and Back | Week 35

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Who says summer is over? It’s still H O T down here in Southwest Florida. I LOVE underwater photography and have been working on it all summer.  With my kids as subjects, of course. They love to swim and it’s often difficult to get them out of the water, which works to MY advantage with getting some shots!

If you’re just joining me,  I am posting personal photos each week (most weeks!) along with a group of wonderful photographers! Make sure to continue our circle by visiting my friend, Overland Park Photographer, Carrie Terrones and follow the links until you circle back to my page. It amazes me the amount of talent that’s out there!

 

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To The Moon and Back | Week 13/52

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

This about sums up our weekend! We had family in town and spent a day by the pool, and a day at the beach. It was beautiful but very cool and windy! The kids did not seem to mind one bit.

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Here they are running along the surf w/ their Uncle J, who they only get to see a few times a year.

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As always, to keep the blog circle going, click HERE to view the wonderful work of Carrie Terrones Photography!

Oh, the colors! | Naples Family Photography

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

The night of this session, was hands down, the most beautiful evening on which I’ve ever had the privilege to “work”. On the beach at that. Yeah, I’m pretty lucky. While going through the images, I could not get over the beauty of the colors in every.single.shot. I’ll let you see for yourself. This family was a dream to photograph, up for anything and lots of fun!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can expect more blog posts from me in the future. ;)

SJDxo

And babies make 5…{Fort Myers Maternity and Newborn Photographer}

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

How is it possible i’ve been in business almost five years and never had the opportunity to photograph TWINS?!?! Well, my luck has changed! :)

Can you believe how beautiful this mama is? She is 35 weeks pregnant with twins in these photos…what??? I didn’t look that good with one baby…wait…I don’t look that good NOT pregnant!

Ah em…excuse the image overload…I simply could not narrow it down anymore!

First up, my fav from the shoot. I had plans for this shot, then big brother peeked through…and I captured it! What a sweet face…

This here is truly mom’s personality…she is always smiling and happy. I never ONCE heard her complain throughout her pregnancy…even at 40+ weeks…did I mention she is having twins??

 

This is one of my favorites from the shoot…Oh the face! OH the light! Oh the sailboat! (yes it’s real and was really there!)


 


Not one to normally over edit, I really wanted to try something different with this shot. The sky was really pretty but the water brown. So I decided to do some color overlay to spruce up the water color and it blossomed from there. And yes, the birds are real. What really struck me was that there were TWO birds. Oh the symbolism. :)

And after many weeks of waiting (over 40!), Stella and Eden made their debut. They are both so precious and so different!

 

 

I saved this collage for last. Every time I look at this series I just DIE LAUGHING! I don’t think I need to narrate the sequence of events here…the images speak for themselves!!

 

Bless you if you’ve made it this far! I hope you enjoyed this beautiful family…I truly had the best time capturing their story!

SJDxo

Warmth {Fort Myers Beach Family Photographer}

Monday, August 26th, 2013

I titled this post “warmth” for so many reasons. From the warmth of the day we shot this session, the warmth of the processing used for the images–I feel the title fits the post well. But most of all, what I was thinking of when I titled it, was this family. Such a sweet and warm bunch…and it just exudes in their images! No more words necessary, see for yourself. :)

 

I can’t stop looking at this image…I want one of my family just like this! I love the fun and casual vibe of it…

Sigh. If you have children, you know these moments are SO sweet and will not last forever…

 

 

This little guys loves his Mama!

 

 

And sea creatures…a lot. :)

 

So this little guy was a tough nut to crack, but once he did, he was all smiles!

 

 

You can see how skeptical he is here…

 

 

But then…smiles in abundance!

 

 

 

They were such a FUN couple and up for anything…LOVE families like this!

 

 

 

 

And this may be one of my most favorite images I’ve ever taken!

Thank you Jon and Amy for such a FUN shoot. You all have such a warmth about you that just glows in these images.

SJDxo

 

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