Thursday, October 28, 2010

Bayside Worship Live Recording

I cannot tell you how excited I am to be a part of the Bayside Worship Live Recording next week! This worship team rocks! And no, I'm not singing. :) I'm going to be photographing the event.

The live recording for their new CD will take place on Wednesday, November 3 and Thursday, November 4 at 6:30 p.m. at Bayside Community Church. The event is free, but you need to get a ticket to attend one of the nights. Here's the link to Bayside with more information. Here's the link to Bayside Worship on Facebook where you can listen to a few clips of their songs.

Here are just a few of the members that make up the awesome Bayside Worship Team:

This is Jordan Becnel, the worship pastor at Bayside. He has so much energy and enthusiasm and ♥ for God.

Friday, October 22, 2010

2010 Buddy Walk at Hunsader Farms

So excited for tomorrow's Buddy Walk at Hunsader Farms. It will be a lovely day photographing wonderful families with some very special kids. :) I am especially happy not only to be the photographer for the Walk, but a participant as well. Looking forward to supporting my friends Marco and April and their little boy Nico. Go Team Nico! :)

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Mini Session Location #1

I wanted to show some of the spots in Burns Court where I will be photographing families during my Holiday Mini Sessions on November 6th. This little location has so many spots and so many colors, there is something for everyone! You may have a hard time looking at a wall and seeing a great family portrait, but that's where I come in. I see great things when I look at a wall. Sounds kinda weird, but it's true :) Besides, it's not really the wall that makes the portrait - it's you, your kids, your family, your love for each other. ♥

Love this spot. The blue color is awesome and the steps are cozy.

Don't you just love this color?

This may be one of my favorites in here. The steps are great and the color is awesome.

This fence is pretty cool.

Lovely Florida foliage.

I am a huge fan of gates and vines so this spot caught my eye.

Can you see how cool this would be???

This would be perfect for movie-goers or anyone who likes purple-pink colors. ;)

Love these steps!

These colors are so nice and warm. More steps.

I used to love this wall. In fact, it was my absolute favorite for photographs. Of course, it used to be tan with peeling red paint and it had vines. Not quite sure what happened, but it will take awhile for me to love this spot again. :)

More wall vines.

Very simple, but a perfect backdrop for a family shot.

I was tempted to remove this one, because I think you may look at it and say, "What about the electrical boxes and those bricks on the ground?" To which I say, "Trust me. It will look wonderful." :)

I hope you've enjoyed this little tour of the Burns Court area. Please feel free to email me or call me at 941.321.0621 if you have any questions. Since the session times are limited, my suggestion would be to either visit the location yourself, or look through these images and get a good idea of which spot you like the best so we can maximize your session time.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

2010 Holiday Mini Sessions

I will post more specific information about the locations shortly. I need to pick up my son at the bus stop. :)

I Love Fedex!

I just got the most wonderful package from FedEx this morning. Print Wraps from my lab! I have to get some of these for myself! A less expensive alternative to Gallery Wraps, they are a contemporary way of displaying your images. Here are some samples:

A nice view of the wrapped edge.

The back has holes for hanging. The wrap is ready to hang when you get it! No worrying about frames.

Sorry that this one is blown out a little. 

I printed these on Metallic Paper and had matte lamination added. You can also get gloss lamination. I'm a matte kind of girl, but the gloss would only add to the depth and sparkle of the metallic paper. Well worth the little extra it costs.

I printed out these samples of my work to display at the Buddy Walk that will be held at Hunsader Farms on Saturday, October 23rd. I got involved with the Buddy Walk because my dear friend April and her husband have a little boy with Down syndrome. The Buddy Walk is a super fundraiser for families with children who have Down syndrome. Last year was the first year they set up a booth to offer free pictures to the participants and we'll be doing it again this year. Stop by and say HI if you're out at Hunsader Farms for their Fall Festival on the 23rd!

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Clothing Ideas for Pumpkin Patch Portraits

Here's a list of some places to go for some fall outfit inspiration:

2. Gap

Have fun looking!

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Pumpkin Patch Minis

It's that time of year again! I can't believe it's already October. This year has been flying by. Whew!

This mini session is one of my absolute favorites. Kids can't help but smile thinking about pumpkins (and candy). :) We may get really lucky this year and have some nice, cool weather too. It's such a fun way to kick off the fall season.

Here's all the information:

Please call Beth at 941.321.0621 to reserve your session time. Sessions (20 minutes in length) will take place at my home. Hope to see you there!