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What to Wear for Photo Sessions

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What to Wear for Photo Sessions What should we wear to our Family Photo Session is a very common question.  In fact, it is my second most asked question.. right after availability!  It is a good question, with no right or wrong answer!  There are those that always stick with the Classic White look, and for [...]

Photographing Redheads


Photographing Redheads When photographing Redheads, I keep in mind that only 2% of the population has naturally red hair.  This gets 100% of my attention!  I am Seeing RED!  Redheads stand out in a crowd, the vivid color catches the eye, so no wonder my lens loves a redhead.  Most of my clients are vacationers, [...]

Santa Photos


Santa Photos in Orange Beach It is that time of year again.. Time to think about Christmas cards and Santa Photos.  I am happy to announce Beach Shutters Photography has plans for our yearly tradition of Beach Santa photos in Orange Beach next month!  We had lots of fun last year at our 2 Santa [...]

edited photos

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Why only edited photos? Why I deliver only edited photos.  Photography is art, and it is my intention to create a piece of art that has a personal touch.  You and your family are the subjects of your own personal masterpiece!  For this reason, I edit all of my images.  I will go through a [...]

Family Beach Photos

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Family Beach Photos Some of our favorite Family Beach Photos of early 2016. from the first half of 2016.  We have enjoyed capturing each family and their unique stories.  It makes me so happy that these amazing families have chosen me to create these memories of their beach vacations.  The photo shoot locations were taken [...]



Siblings There is no greater friendship or rivalry than with siblings. Even if the car-ride to the beach was stressful, and there was fighting and arguing in the backseat, when they get to the beach and you all get in vacation mode... it can be the time of your life.  Siblings have a bond that [...]

Beach Babies

Beach Babies are our favorite babies They grow up so fast! I just treasure the photos of my children when they were little and I know you feel the same way. They are usually not camera shy at all, and you never know what you're going to get from the little ones.. that's the beauty [...]

Children’s Photography


Children's Photography Here at Beach Shutters we love our kids.  We strive to capture your child's unique personality.  There is more to Children's Photography than just posing for a photo.  It is my objective to capture for you, a one of a kind timeless photo that you will want to proudly display in your home.  This is [...]

Best Shots Ever


There should be a new word in the dictionary for beautiful, perfect conditions, had the beach to ourselves. best shots ever! The Steffens always get rained out of beach pictures.. it tried to happen again. We stuck it out, got alittle wet, then ran out when the rain stopped. Totally worth it!

Sisters on the Dock

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Sisters on the Dock There is nothing sweeter than two sisters on the dock sharing a moment.  This photo was taken on the dock at a vacation house on Little Lagoon.   It was at sunset on a mostly cloudy day.

Butler Family

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This young family was vacationing in the Orange Beach area and were in need of some casual beach sunset photos.  We were more than happy to help.  All they had to bring was their smiles and we took care of the rest.  The results as you can see were some High quality relaxed, candid, and [...]

Sweet Jillian


Sweet Jillian  

Carmon and Carter


Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale - Hans Christen Anderson

Presenting the beautiful Russell family


Presenting the beautiful Russell family. Lots of smiles (and a few tears from the baby) but we were able to get several great shots of this happy group.

Kontoulas Kids

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Because they are only young once