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Family Reunion Photos

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Family Reunion Photos Family Reunion Photos are very popular.  Getting the gang together for a beach vacation is for some a once in a lifetime event, and for others a yearly tradition.  Which ever the case, having photos while everyone is here is a must!  This is the day all of the mom’s love about [...]

Super Model Family Photos

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Super Model Family Photos Ok, these are not actually super model family photos, but they could be!  These are just regular families, just like yours!  I wanted you to see just how easy it is to look like a million bucks,  just look at these random examples of some previous Beach Shutters sessions.  They all met me at the beach for either [...]

A Family Sunset Session

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A Family Sunset Session The best time of day for a family sunset session is 30 minutes before the sun actually sets.  The lighting is just right for that soft portrait look that everyone wants.  There are virtually no shadows on the face, and no squinting for those with sensitive eyes.  Another bonus is the [...]

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 [...]

Weddings and Anniversaries


Weddings and Anniversaries   We had such a great time creating the "From this day forward" collection of photos.  Each photo has a special memory for me, I am always thankful for the opportunity to witness a wedding or anniversary from behind the lens. Weddings and Anniversaries are a big part of photography and I [...]

Family Beach Portraits

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Family Beach Portraits Everyone wants a great family beach portrait, and we understand why! Family beach portraits are our most popular request for photos.  What better way to capture this years beach vacation.  A night out at dinner is great fun, but for about the same price you could capture that magical feeling that only [...]

Like a Nautica Ad


It all came together beautifully..Lighting, clouds, gorgeous family. If thats not enough, nature added a live starfish to our evening. Accidentally Awesome! To me, they look like a Nautica Ad I found out Stacie is a photographer as we were leaving.  I would have been nervous had I known! She specializes in newborns. [...]

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.

Watching the Sunset with my best Friend


Watching the Sunset   There is nothing like watching the Sunset with our best friend.  A young boy and his Bear make for a sweet photo.

Casual Beach Portraits of the Happy Couple in Orange Beach

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Laci and Rene - Casual Beach Portraits of the Happy Couple in Orange Beach I brought my husband with me on this Photo Shoot.  We met Laci and Rene at their hotel for a 30 min  Photo session.  I will have to say that Laci knew what photos she wanted and how to get [...]

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 [...]

Kontoulas Kids

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Because they are only young once

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