Let Her Sleep | Miami Lifestyle Photographer

I’ve always loved watching my babies sleep, their little bodies curled in blankets, faces scrunched up in dreams.  There is truly nothing more peaceful in the world.  When Alice was a baby we used to read, “It’s Time to Sleep, My Love,” before bed. I’ve always loved this part… “And as you dream inside your sleep, the fishes crooning in the deep, and all the songbirds up above will sleep and dream of you, my love, of you, the one I love.” - Nancy Tillman child sleeping, Miami lifestyle photographerchild sleeping, Miami lifestyle photographerchild sleeping, Miami lifestyle photographerchild sleeping, Miami lifestyle photographerchild sleeping, Miami lifestyle photographer

jessica - Such sweet photos of your daughter sleeping!

Little Boys at the Beach | Miami Lifestyle Photographer

We loved getting to know you, Zachary and Alex!  You are two very special little boys and Alice, Sofia and I will miss you.  We wish you the best adventures in your new home.  I hope you’ll look back fondly on your time in Miami, and that these photos will remind you of the sun and beach.
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Lifestyle Photographer Miami | Underwater Photography

Nothing says summer like water!  It’s true, in Miami we are lucky to be able to use the pool pretty much year round, but we usually only go in the summer since my children now think 75 degrees is chilly:)I’ve seen a lot of underwater photography lately and I just love it!  However, I don’t have underwater housing for my camera or my phone, so I decided to try something a little different.  I bought a $9 disposable underwater film camera (this one) and headed to the pool to see what I could do with 27 exposures…

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This was tricky!  Not only was it difficult to take photos underwater, but it was difficult to keep myself in one spot while also trying to focus on a 3 1/2 year old and an 18 month old (Nana was along to help keep them safe).  My kiddos don’t put their faces in the water yet, which is why I have so many photos of their little legs.  I also had to be a lot more selective with my shots, since I only had 27 chances to make a good photo!  I’m so glad I learned with digital, but I found the challenge of film really fun and it’s so pretty!  Look at the lovely film grain and

If any of you are thinking of trying something new and fun with your photography this summer, I highly recommend underwater photography!  It’s so fun and doesn’t have to be crazy expensive.  Happy summer!

Emily - You’ve inspired me! I want to do the same for my girls soon. Lovely images as well!

Melissa - These are so lovely!!

Peggy - Wow! These are incredibly fun!!! Your “selective shooting” turned out beautifully and I love the grain as well. You’ve inspired me — must do this with my boys this summer <3 Amazing work!

Krista Lund - I love the colors in these lifestyle images. They totally bring a smile to my face!

lorena - How fun! I need to do this this summer. Love the grainy-ness of the film.

Lifestyle Photography Miami | My Summer So Far

It’s mid-June!  How is this summer passing so quickly?  Good thing we pretty much have summer weather all year in Miami.  Sorry my northern friends:) Still, I have a looooong list of goals for this summer and I need to get going if I’m ever going to accomplish half of them… the problem is that taking photo breaks with my kids is just so much more fun:)  Here is a picture of what our life has looked like these past few weeks…

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…and if you ever wonder why so many of my lifestyle photos are close up or outside, it’s because this child can make this kind of mess in under a minute.  She’s very talented that way:)

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