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Not all photoshoots are created equal. Some are lighter, more fun, and show a different side of the family.

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Next time, I’m going to bring this film into the bright sun and underexpose just slightly. Since I was only experimenting, I shot on some cloudy days. I don’t think this was the best scenario for me. Especially because I have a bright and colorful aesthetic.

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The Jenkins Family reached out to me looking for family photos on the beach this summer. Pensacola Beach is their annual vacation spot and I was so excited to meet them. It was actually a cool, breezy evening which is something I pray for heading into the summer season. Family sessions can be a little […]

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This past weekend, I had the pleasure of photographing the Augustine family during their stay at the Hilton Pensacola Beach. They made a fantastic decision by opting for a mid-morning photoshoot, which turned out to be perfect for their one-year-old. While sunrise and sunset provide beautiful lighting, they can be tricky with young children who […]

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Graduation Pictures are always a mix of bittersweet emotions, but for a tight-knit group of friends from Gulf Breeze High School, this shoot was also a celebration of the beautiful journey they shared. We headed to Downtown Pensacola and these eight fabulous friends gathered to capture their celebration and friendship together. This photoshoot was organized […]

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Today’s blog is all about an adventure with Isabella and her fabulous Senior Chevy Truck Photoshoot. Isabella stumbled upon my Instagram and decided I was going to be the lucky one to capture her truck magic. She’s a pro at fixing up old trucks, and her current masterpiece is a stunning 1979 Chevy K10 painted […]

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When it comes to a Pensacola Beach Wedding, there are a few things you will most certainly pray for leading up to it. Aside from a happy couple, Justin and Kayley, we prayed for beautiful weather, a Blue Angels Flyover, and for things to run smoothly overall. Justin and Kayley are truly one of a […]

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My breakup with weddings wasn’t a falling out, it was more of a slow burn. It’s not that I hate weddings. I actually really enjoy the process of photographing in a candid way and seeing people on their happiest days. I still have a relationship with almost everyone of my couples and they mean a […]

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Wow, what an honor it is to finally show you the new and improved Jordan West Photo. This has been a labor of love, sweat and tears. I’ve spent countless hours outdoors, alone, with friends, with families, and of course, with those closest to me. This has not only been a deep dive of my […]

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Cat and Tiff stole my heart from the moment Cat inquired with me about a photoshoot, but was really inquiring to propose to Tiff. These two are a match made in heaven. When they inquired with me about photographing their Downtown Pensacola Wedding at the new Culinary Productions Venue, I was so excited to see […]

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There is nothing like taking sunrise senior pictures. It’s just you, me and the lens- nothing was different for Bria Aylstock. As her photographer, I found myself entangled in a scheduling woe, but what emerged from the chaos was an unforgettable dual session. I truly believe we captured the essence of Bria’s transition from high […]

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It’s no secret that I love going to Seaside, Florida for Engagement Photos. It’s truly my version of Disney. This place swarms with people during Spring Break and Summer for a reason. Meet Robert and Emma, an engaged couple with a love story that’s as beautiful as it is inspiring. Robert and Emma are tying […]

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Alys Beach’s Digital Graffiti event is a huge hit every year!

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Dogs are family, our pride and joy just like any other family member. It makes sense we want them in our family photos so we can remember them for a lifetime and capture their adorable faces. I’ve got some tips and tricks that can make your Dog Photoshoot a breeze! Safety First Make sure your […]

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St. Augustine is one of the most charming cities Florida has to offer. It’s located near Jacksonville and on the East Coast of Florida.

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Today, I have the absolute pleasure of sharing the photoshoot of a remarkable young woman, Leila Ammon in Downtown Pensacola. Not only am I a senior photographer, but I once had the honor of being Leila’s third-grade teacher. And let me tell you, watching her journey from then until now has been nothing short of […]

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If you’re wanting a colorful celebration, look no further than Garden and Grain in Pensacola, Florida. Jim’s 80th birthday bash was a jubilant affair, filled with love, laughter, and vibrant colors that reflected the joy of the occasion. Hosted by his devoted daughters, with Catie taking the lead in organizing the festivities, the party was […]

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As a frequent photographer of Gulf Breeze High School Sports, I was so excited when the Lacrosse Team reached out about photos for their spring season. I’ve never been to so much as a lacrosse game and was excited to see the elements it encompassed. I was lucky enough to capture both teams and even […]

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When Callie sent me a text to discuss her 30A Baby Announcement Photos, I was just over the moon excited. Not only is Callie such an inspiration to me in her business but she is just the loveliest person inside and out. I know she and Justin will be amazing parents. We prayed for decent […]

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Girlhood core is all the rage right now. Galentine’s Day is coming up and so many in their Taylor Swift era, I’m reminded of one of my favorite sessions with Jaci and Erica. Besties who decided to book a shoot before they parted ways after graduation- how sweet! In a world that rushes by in […]

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I knew Seaside would be the perfect location for Emily when she told me she wanted to be in her “coastal Grandma era”. Vibrant colors, floods of sunshine, and an easy going vibe are exactly what Seaside and Emily both gave us during this senior session. Whether it was walking around the shops at Seaside, […]

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My experience at The Hybrid Co. was complex and I felt the need to write a blog post about my time spent in Omni Amelia Island.

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If you’ve been looking for a sign to have a friend photoshoot, this is it. This shoot was one of the most entertaining experiences of my life. When Mallory reached out to me to do a best friend photoshoot, I was ecstatic. There is something so pure about the love between friends and the way […]

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Typically, I stick with families and weddings. However, every once in a while, the right opportunity presents itself and I jump at it for a fun project.

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Sessions like this one hit differently. Before I was a photographer, I was a 5th grade teacher, and Allison was one of my students. Even back then, her beauty radiated from the inside out. I will never get over being able to be present in a former student’s life,

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30A has consistently been one of my favorite places to photograph seniors. Sydney’s 30a senior session reminded me why. She decided to go to Seaside and Watercolor instead of the beach for her session,

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As a Swiftie myself, I was thrilled that Jazmine wanted to incorporate Taylor Swift into her senior session. Nothing makes me (or my clients) happier than when I can incorporat

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When searching for a venue in the Florida Panhandle, you can’t go wrong with a Pensacola Country Club weddin

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When Fete and Flora reached out to me about a wedding at Pier Suites on Pensacola Beach, I was excited to see what they had planned. Tuesday weddings aren’t typical for me. But it can be incredibly beneficial to get married on a week day. There’s less going on with traffic, locations are easier to […]

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If you’re looking for a quiet, quaint place to stay along 30A but you’ve been dealing with crowds and too many teenagers in Seaside, I give you.. Watersound 30A. What a majestic gem and breath of fresh air this session was. It was the perfect way to close the summer season

You bring the floaties, I'll bring the camera

Jordan has a beautiful gift of not only capturing smiles but souls! She is simply amazing!! We love Jordan and she is considered a part of our family!

Her work absolutely speaks for itself but it's her calm yet enthusiastic personality that really creates amazing family heirlooms. 

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