Wednesday, August 26, 2009

St. Petersburg Engagement Session

The set up on this picture was funny because we were in beautiful downtown St. Pete for the session and I dragged Danielle and Sean into an alley so I could use the big yellow wall. A woman walked by while we were shooting and said, "You're taking pictures here!?" (see more on

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Engagement session in downtown St. Petersburg

It's been raining every day for a month here in Tampa, which can be a problem for a wedding photographer. On the other hand, if you're lucky enough to catch a few hours in between the storms you get great, even light because of all the clouds. Such was the case last week in downtown St. Petersburg when photographing Danielle and Sean.

At the end of the session I asked Danielle if there was anything else she would like to do... anything that caught her eye. She said, "I'd like to do something with the statues." You'd be surprised at how many great picture ideas come from the client and not the photographer.

Monday, August 3, 2009

Tampa baby pictures at home

One of the advantages of shooting newborn pictures at the client's home is that I can use the baby's enviroment to create something more unique than the standard studio backdrop portrait. I think that the portrait below would look great hanging on the wall of a nursery!

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