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A Day In The Life {A Family Film About Real Life | Family photographer | Brandon, FL}

December 14, 2017 - Mom Life Sometimes we get so busy being a parent we forget how beautiful being a mom is, how beautiful our life really i...
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What it means to document {Family photographer | Lithia, FL}

December 13, 2017 - To document. To record something in photographic form. A memorialized representation of thought. To prove. But what a...
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Wall displays for your real life images {Candid Family Photographer | Lithia, FL}

December 06, 2017 - So you just had this awesome session. All your fun favorite images are laying in front of you on the table and I am sitt...
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Home for the Holidays { Real life family photographer | Lithia, FL}

November 25, 2017 - The time of year when we break out the boxes of decorations from the attic, blast holiday music and dance in our pj's wh...
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That time my kid met Pete Souza {Documentary Photographer | Tampa, FL}

November 21, 2017 - Yes, I have been a little Pete Souza obsessed lately. He is currently on a book tour promoting his new photo book " Obam...
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A lesson about real life from the guy that photographed the president

November 14, 2017 - Have you ever heard the name, Pete Souza? Today I took my kids to ride the escalators and watch planes take off and land...
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Real or Fake, the Christmas Family Tradition {Real life family photographer | Lithia, FL}

November 08, 2017 - Real Tree or Fake Tree for Christmas? I feel like there are two distinct people in the world, those that insist on fill...
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Mom Life | How it looks versus How it feels {Real Life Family Photographer, Tampa, FL}

October 10, 2017 - There are lots of words that can describe mom life. Love Hard Joyous Long Servitude Unconditional Emotional Rewa...
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The sites of Seattle through my lens {Documentary Photographer | Tampa, FL}

October 01, 2017 - Do you remember a few weeks ago when we were all certain the world was going to end? The winds and rain were going to sw...
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Why I take the pictures I do? {Real life Family Photographer | Tampa, FL}

September 29, 2017 - Have you ever talked to someone who has no filter? They say what they mean, with no qualms sometimes with tact and somet...
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Just a normal afternoon {Real life family photographer | Tampa, FL}

September 17, 2017 - Our lives are fluid, ever changing, but sometimes those changes are bigger than others. Imagine if you could bottle up w...
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Friday Morning Fun at Alafia River State Park { Real Life Family Photographer | Lithia, FL}

September 12, 2017 - What does your family do for fun together? Are you the board game family that spends evenings around the table? Do you h...
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Getting ready for the storm. Hurricane Irma {Real life photographer | Tampa, FL}

September 05, 2017 - A storm is coming. Not just any storm, but a category 5 hurricane so far recorded as one of the largest storms ever to...
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Am I the right one? {Documentary Real Life Photographer | Tampa, FL}

August 15, 2017 - In today's photography world there are so many choices. Choices in photographers, choices in types of photography, diffe...
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The Dreaded Back To School Shopping {Real Life Family Photographer | Tampa, FL}

August 10, 2017 - Back to school shopping, the annual trek to the mall (or where ever you do your shopping). Buying clothes that we know w...
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Announcing Branding Films For Your Small Business {Photographer | Lithia, FL}

August 04, 2017 - Have you thought about showing off your small business with a branding film? Video is the way of the world today and the...
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Out and About: Plant City Train Museum {Real Life Family Photography & Films | Plant City, FL}

July 27, 2017 - Spending time at the Willaford Train Museum in Plant City is one of my kids all time favorite short trips. I mean like I...
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Out and About: The Florida Aquarium {Real Life Family Photographer | Tampa, FL }

July 20, 2017 - We have been slowly crossing off of the things on our summer bucket list and while I doubt we will hit them all, having...
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The details of our life {Family real life photographer | Lithia, FL}

July 09, 2017 - It's the little things that make up the story of our lives. The way your child brushes the hair from his face, the way y...
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Tiny Dancer. The first dance recital {In home family session | Fishhawk, FL}

July 01, 2017 - Do you remember some of the big firsts of your childhood? Your first Christmas, your first big trip, your first dance re...
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Summer Bucket List {35+ Great Ways to Kill Time this Summer | Tampa Bay, FL}

June 03, 2017 - Summer is officially upon us. The heat, the humidity, the kids driving us insane with cries of boredom. Are you shipping...
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Momma Mia Pizzaria. How to throw your dough! {Summer Friday Night Family Session | Valrico, FL }

June 02, 2017 - What is the first thing that comes to mind when I say summertime Friday nights? Is it staying up late? Movies and popc...
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Today I Want to Quit Photography

May 24, 2017 - I wonder sometimes how many people really get what I do. Not just that I take pictures of people, but what I really try...
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How to Keep Your Cool Before, During and After Your Family Photo Session

May 18, 2017 - Does the thought of family photos freak you out? Have thought about getting your family photos done lately? Then the anx...
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Welcome Home Little Girl {Real Life Family and Newborn Photographer |Lithia,FL}

May 15, 2017 - Don’t you love the way new babies smell so delicious? I mean not in the way I am going to eat you with fork and knife d...
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An Ode to F*ing Mother’s Day. What Mother's Day Really Should Be!

May 09, 2017 - Can we be real for a few minutes? Real as women? Real as mothers? Just in the minutes I have been trying to type this,...
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50 Fun Activities to Plan Your Next Stress Free Mini Session

May 01, 2017 - The mini session. It's all the rage these days. Everyone offers one and every "In Search Of" post on facebook is looking...
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I NEED all the tricks! A journey in potty training the stubborn 3 year old.

April 16, 2017 - Can I ask you a question? Mom to Mom (or Dad, or Grandma, or whomever can help me) Was your little one easy to potty tra...
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Getting ready for Easter in a busy house {Real life Children and Family Photographer | Lithia, FL }

April 13, 2017 - Is your house busy?? I mean 4 kids busy? Because my life is only 2 kids busy and most days I want to run and hid in a cl...
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How to teach your kids to pick the perfect Peach (or Blueberry)? The best pick your own around!

April 13, 2017 - Have you ever gone fruit picking? The U-Pick (enter yummy fruit here) is unbelievable here in the Lithia area. Oranges i...
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The Day My Mom Got Us {An Adoption Story | Real Life Photographer | Tampa, FL}

March 30, 2017 - I sat down to write this story over and over, but the words just wouldn't come to me. The story was so amazing that my w...
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3 Cool Ways to Preserve Your Family Memories

March 18, 2017 - Do you ever think back to the funny thing your kid did last week, but just can't remember the specifics? It happens to m...
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Calling all Moms in the Lithia Area

March 07, 2017 - Ok Moms, I need your help. Once I dried all the tears from the the video I shared the other day on Facebook, I thought w...
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What Documentary Photography Really Means { Family Photographer | Lithia, FL}

March 07, 2017 - This is how a real life photography session goes: YOU: proceed in your normal routine of life just like there is no one...
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Capturing Real Life {Real life family photographer | Tampa, FL}

February 27, 2017 - I am a real life photographer. This means I photograph using a documentary or photojournalistic style. I want to make su...
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Week Nine {365 Project Days 57-63 | Real Life Family Photographer | Lithia, FL }

February 26, 2017 - Eeeek, It's really week NINE. Wow! For those of you that have been keeping up, thanks!! I feel like I am out of my rut a...
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A few quick questions for you!

February 23, 2017 - Thank you so much for taking the time to answer these questions for me! My whole goal is to be able to serve my clients...
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Week Eight {365 Project Days 50-56 | Family Photographer | Lithia, FL }

February 22, 2017 - Wow, It has been 2 whole months and I haven't given up yet! To be honest I am impressed with myself. Somedays are much m...
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Week Seven {365 Project Days 43-49 | Family Photographer | Lithia, FL }

February 13, 2017 - Week 7, yup you read that right!! I am still at it. This past week was filled with lots of fun and excitement! Want t...
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Week Six {365 Project Days 36-42 | Family Photographer | Tampa, FL }

February 06, 2017 - As this personal project moves on, I am finding some days much harder than others to document. Some days I am pushing to...
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ME {Real Life Family Photographer | Lithia, FL }

February 02, 2017 - This is my day. The good and the bad, the mess, the noise. I have been working on a lot of personal projects lately an...
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Week Five {365 Project Days 29-35 | Family Photographer | Tampa, FL }

January 31, 2017 - I am moving on, same amount of typos and goofy things. Here are this weeks images for my 365 project. My goal has been...
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A Mother and her Son {Maternity Lifestyle Photographer | Edward Medard Park | Plant City, FL}

January 26, 2017 - When I first met this mom at the Children's Expo back in October, I thought wow I want to photograph her and her family.
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Week Four {365 Project Days 22-28 | Family Photographer | Tampa, FL }

January 23, 2017 - Wow, I have really made it to week four? I was sure I would fizzle out by day 2. Here are this weeks images for my 365...
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Week Three {365 Project Days 15-21 | Family Photographer | Tampa, FL }

January 15, 2017 - This past week has been full of fun and adventures in many ways. Explorations, hair cuts and potty training! See you...
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A Happy 3rd Birthday to You {Family and children photographer | Tampa, FL}

January 12, 2017 - My little girl turned 3 last week. Of course being the on the ball mom I am, I took some photos this week to celebrate....
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Real IS the New Perfect {Real Life Children and Family Photographer | Tampa, FL }

January 10, 2017 - Real According to Google, real is "actually existing as a thing or occurring in fact; not imagined or supposed". It is...
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Moving along in this 365 project {365 Project Days 8-14 | Family Photographer | Tampa, FL }

January 09, 2017 - Well, I have made it into week 2, let the momentum continue on. We started back to school last week. Homeschooling can...
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Start of a new year {365 Project Days 1-7 | Family Photographer | Tampa, FL }

January 03, 2017 - Every year, around this time, I start thinking about starting a 365 project. It's the exercise new year's resolution of...
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A Thank You {Documentary Real Life Lifestyle Photographer | Tampa, FL}

December 28, 2016 - It's the end of the year, Christmas is over and we are all in reflection mode. Things that went well in the past year an...
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A Story To Tell {Documentary Lifestyle Real Life Photographer | Tampa, FL }

December 22, 2016 - The holidays have different meanings for all of us. For some it's a reminder of our own childhood and the magic that com...
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A little hike in the Florida Woods {Documentary Real Life Family Photographer | Tampa, FL}

December 15, 2016 - Yesterday, after my child had a 20 minute screaming meltdown (He is almost 6, when does that stop?) I thought some fresh...
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The end of a good year {Documentary Real Life Lifestyle Photographer | Tampa, FL }

December 15, 2016 - It's that time of year when we start thinking about the previous year. The good times, the sticky times, the times we wa...
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An Afternoon in the Life of..... {Documentary | Lifestyle | Real Life Photographer | Tampa, FL }

December 01, 2016 - Sometimes in life we meet people that immediately welcome us into their lives. You feel at home the moment you step on t...
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Holiday Cards, 5 Ways to do Family Pictures Differently {Family Photographer | Tampa, FL}

November 03, 2016 - Do you dread family picture day? I mean we all love family pictures, but does anyone else dread the actual process? I kn...
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Free Family Tradition Session {Documentary | Real Life | Lifestyle Photographer | Tampa, FL}

October 27, 2016 - By now you have seen (hopefully) all three family history challenges, BUT if you haven't here is your chance to win a fr...
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Family History Challenge #3 Print your photos {Documentary real life photographer | Tampa, FL}

October 23, 2016 - How often do you print your pictures, either from your cell phone or your professional photos? Seriously think about it.
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Family History Challenge #2 {Documentary Real Life Lifestyle Photographer | Tampa, FL}

October 19, 2016 - Do you have favorite memories with your grandparents? A photograph is like a good song, it tells a story allowing y...
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Welcome Baby {L} {Fresh 48 Documentary Newborn Photographer | Tampa, FL}

October 14, 2016 - I love being able to preserve memories for a client. To be able to watch their family grow and blossom. Welcome to the...
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Family History Challenge {Documentary Real Life Lifestyle Photographer | Tampa, FL}

October 11, 2016 - This is my GrandDaddy. Born and raised in North Carolina clay. He is my history. What's yours? A photograph is like a...
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Tampa Bay Kids Expo Winner {Real life documentary photographer | Tampa, FL}

October 09, 2016 - Thank you to all that participated in the drawing for a Short Story Documentary Session from Momma Got Soul Photography.
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What's Your Family History Story? {Documentary Real Life Photographer | Tampa, FL}

October 04, 2016 - Did you know that October is family history month? It's about celebrating your family history, your family story. So wha...
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Preserving memories before new arrival {In home maternity documentary photographer | Tampa, FL}

September 18, 2016 - Lets face it, life with a new little one is hard, especially when there is a big sister too. You know as hard as you try...
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Getting Ready for {L}, an Epic Maternity Tale {Documentary Maternity photographer | Tampa, FL}

September 18, 2016 - This is real life. A gorgeous life of the final days of pregnancy, where you soak up as much one on one time with the li...
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This is Jessica {Beauty Revived Photographer | Tampa, FL}

September 13, 2016 - A few months ago I was nudged along by a very talented, kind hearted, all around wonderful photographer to enter into Be...
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A Bestie Short Story {Documentary Lifestyle photographer | Lithia, FL}

September 07, 2016 - We all remember our best friends from elementary and middle school. The one we spent every weekend with, spent countless...
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A little day trip to the Caloosahatchee {Documentary, Lifestyle Photographer | Lithia, FL}

September 03, 2016 - Please tell me that I am not the only one that likes to hop in the car, pick a direction and drive? Well after being stu...
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A day in my life {Real life documentary photographer | Tampa, FL}

August 23, 2016 - I have recently jumped into the real world of homeschooling. Crazy, I know, but after seeing the high pressure kids are...
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Come follow me on a new adventure {Real life documentary photographer | Lithia, FL}

August 19, 2016 - Photojournalism or documentary photography has always had my heart and I have finally decided to offer only these style...
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A little personal trip to the big lake {Documentary, Lifestyle Photographer | Lithia, FL}

August 16, 2016 - Some days you just have to say, I am not cleaning, let the dirty dishes and piles of clean clothes needing to be folded...
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The {B} Family and a little IKEA shopping {Documentary, Lifestyle Photographer | Tampa, FL}

August 09, 2016 - One of my favorite shopping places with the kids is IKEA. I can feed them there, let them run wild for the most part, dr...
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Family Camping, Florida Style {Real Life Family Photographer | Madeira Beach, FL}

August 03, 2016 - What better way to vacation than camping close to the beach on the west coast of Florida? It's quiet, lots to do or not...
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Creek Sessions!

June 24, 2016 - It is my favorite time of year again!!!! Creek Sessions are upon us! Limited sessions available July 23- July 31. In...
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Fifty Beautiful Children Campaign Nomination Winner {Child photographer | Tampa Bay Area}

June 09, 2016 - Thank you for all the wonderful nominations for Beauty Revived's Fifty Beautiful Children campaign. The choice was so ha...
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School, beginning to end {Children and Family Real Life, Lifestyle Photographer | Lithia, FL}

June 09, 2016 - Last summer I had this brilliant idea, to photograph kids on their first day of school and their last day for this schoo...
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Milk, it does a body good {Real life and Lifestyle documentary photographer | Lithia, FL}

May 27, 2016 - Have you ever wondered where milk comes from? I mean we all know it comes from cows, but how does that work? JTB Jersey...
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Fifty Beautiful Children Campaign with Beauty Revived {Child photographer | Tampa Bay Area}

May 19, 2016 - I feel so honored to be selected among 49 other photographers for this years Fifty Beautiful Children Campaign with Beau...
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The Strong Body Project {Celebrating Women Everywhere | Real Life Photographer | Tampa, FL}

May 07, 2016 - What are the first words that pop into your head when some says a strong woman. I just think "women". To me all women ar...
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The {E} Family doing their thing {Real Life Children and Family Photographer | Fishhawk, FL}

April 30, 2016 - Storytelling sessions are my jam! I love them more than anything. To just let a family go about their business while I d...
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A true little miracle {Children and family lifestyle, real life photographer | Fishhawk, FL}

April 20, 2016 - A newborn, they come with lots of questions and no book to look to for answers. They keep us up late and make us get up...
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All little girls must grow up {Children and Family Photographer | Tampa, FL}

March 19, 2016 - Quinceañera Marking the transition of girl into a woman. As a mom of littles I can only image the proud feelings and sa...
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End of the world as we know it {Children, Senior and Family Photographer | Lithia, FL}

March 04, 2016 - Senior year, high school, such a big time in life for anyone. Things are changing from a predictable life in a space tha...
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Celebrating the addition {Children and Family Photographer | Lithia, FL}

January 25, 2016 - A few months back I was invited into a lovely home to document the new bundle of joy that had entered their life. With t...
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The start of Fall {Children and Family photographer | Lithia, FL}

November 21, 2015 - As usual I am behind on blog posts. This time of year for a photographer is like tax time for an accountant. I am swimmi...
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Soon to be Three {Children and Family Photographer | Lithia, FL}

August 15, 2015 - I am not a word smith. There, I have said it for the world to know. Since words do not seem to easily flow from my finge...
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Once upon a time there was a princess....... {Children and Family Photographer | Lithia, FL }

June 08, 2015 - “But they say if you dream a thing more than once, it's sure to come true.” ― Walt Disney Company, 12 Princess Stories...
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A walk in the woods {Children and Family Photographer | Lithia, FL}

June 07, 2015 - Nothing makes my heart happier than a nursing momma. I try to stay active in the nursing community to help normalize bre...
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What Documentary Photography Means {Children's Documentary Photographer | Lithia, FL }

April 20, 2015 - What exactly is a documentary photography session, what does that mean? Documentary photography chronicles day to day l...
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Día de los Muertos {Family and Children Photographer | Lithia, FL }

March 02, 2015 - When you have an out of the box client, you do an out of the box session, especially when that client is a good friend,...
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Wine plus camera {Family and Children photographer | Lithia, FL}

February 15, 2015 - This is what happens when I invite you over to my house. I liberally apply wine (or other drink of choice) and then sit...
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Behind {Family Photographer | Lithia, FL }

February 13, 2015 - It’s almost midnight, almost……. To say the least I am behind in editing (personal stuff), behind in blogging, behind in...
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Resolutions for 2015 {Family and Children Photographer | Lithia, FL }

January 01, 2015 - Resolutions A new year is about new beginnings, starting new things and reflecting on the past. I believe that we hav...
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The Joys of Turning Sweet 16 {Family and Children Photographer | Lithia, FL }

December 18, 2014 - When this mom contacted me wanting to capture her daughters pivotal milestone of turning 16, I was so excited. To me 16...
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Family {Family Photographer | Lithia, FL}

December 06, 2014 - I have gotten to know this mom over the past 10 months as she has helped me on my breastfeeding journey with my own chil...
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Joy {Family and Children Photographer | Lithia, FL }

November 23, 2014 - We had one of those rare cloudy days in Florida, the kind where there is just pretty soft light everywhere, no harsh sha...
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The one that touched my heart {Family Photographer | Lithia, FL}

November 22, 2014 - As my business grows and I have the privilege to capture special memories for more families, each child I photograph wig...
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Fall in Florida with the Dinkins Family {Family Photographer | Lithia, FL}

November 18, 2014 - It is that busy time of year, family photography season. Everyone gathering the kids, dressing them up cute and saying c...
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My one and only {Photographer | Lithia, FL}

October 27, 2014 - All you need is love according to the John Lennon, and these two prove every bit of that. This was my first engag...
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The definition of Love {Family Photographer | Lithia, FL}

October 10, 2014 - Fall is upon us. The time for pumpkins, fall festivals, and if we lived in cooler weather, we would see the changing of...
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Breastfeeding Awareness {Family Photographer | Lithia, FL}

October 02, 2014 - As part of National Breastfeeding Awareness month I ran a contest for a free nursing photoshoot! Normalizing breastfeedi...
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