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Illinois native, Anna, grew up spending the summers on her aunt and uncle’s home in a protected botanical gardens. This is the place she calls her “Happy Place”. So barefoot and wearing her favorite dress, we spent the day running around a shooting her session in the location she considers to be her paradise.

Anna’s Botanical Senior Portraits

My client was down from New York for a family vacation at the Edition South Beach and decided it would be the perfect time and location for us to shoot their family session.

Sommer Family Session at the Edition South Beach

This was the third time I had this stunning couple in front of my lens. First their stunner of a morning beach engagement session, then their beautiful Islamorada wedding and now on Virginia Key for their maternity session. Pretty sure it is impossible to take a bad picture of these two.

Karina and AJ’s Virginia Beach Maternity Session

Sophia decided that she wanted to shoot her Bat Mitzvah portrait session all around Wynwood. So we had a blast with it.

Sophia’s Bat Mitzvah Session

Spent the morning with Angelica Celaya and her beautiful family on the beach capturing some stunning family moments.

Angelica Celaya Family Beach Session