Waiting for baby boy- Downtown Fort Myers Maternity Session

We were rained out once this summer when we attempted to do their maternity shoot, but last Sunday was perfect for Susana and Angelo’s Maternity session! What a beautiful family. I am so excited for you to welcome your son into your family soon. I know you are excited too~

Enjoy these sneak peeks—xo




Krystal and Travis, Lakes Park maternity session

Their little boy is on the way, and these two parents-to-be couldn’t be more excited to meet him!

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Rory is One

It seems like only yesterday that we were shooting Samantha and Jeff’s Maternity session at Koreshan State Park. Just over a year later, we decided to commemorate Rory turning ONE! She had a Tiffany themed birthday party, so it was natural for us to capture this sweet little one in the park surrounded by those pretty little boxes. Enjoy just a few of my favorites. 2017-02-18_00072017-02-18_00032017-02-18_00042017-02-18_00012017-02-18_00022017-02-18_00052017-02-18_00062017-02-18_00082017-02-18_00092017-02-18_0010

Maternity Photos- Bunche Beach

Last weekend I had the enormous pleasure to photograph Ryan and Becca’s maternity session on Bunche Beach. This shoot is one that I(and anyone who really knows Becca) has been waiting and hoping for, well, for a few years now.

You see, Becca is one of those people that is always there for others. She is thoughtful and is a perfect babysitter (just ask my children)! While I have known Becca for well over 10 years now, into our adulthood, I have seen her want nothing more then to be a mother. She has graciously and lovingly helped be support for friends and family that are lucky enough to be moms, but all the while we knew she wanted her own. Between almost getting babies to foster, to possibly having one on her own, this was always part of her plan. Her family and friends have been part of this journey, and each time another almost-HER-baby fell through, we all just couldn’t understand why. Enter Ryan. They fell in love quickly and are now expecting this precious little miracle baby that we all have been hoping for. This is clear proof that you must be patient and not loose faith that everything will work out.

Seeing the two of them, and her perfect little belly truly makes my heart happy! I am so ready to meet baby Parker, and I know Becca and Ryan are too. Here are a few favorites of their beautiful shoot. Enjoy!

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We also spent some time photographing Becca and her twin sister, Rachel. Twin sisters, baby cousins, and flower crowns; what more could you ask for? You both are so beautiful! 2017-02-02_00112017-01-29_0005