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Photographer in Orange Beach

Photographer in Orange Beach Why should you hire a photographer in Orange Beach, while you’re here on vacation?  Have you ever heard the expression “A Photograph is worth a Thousand Words”, or  “Photography Tells the Story that no words can describe”?  I believe these statements are so true.  It is my mission to create and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Just for Fun

Just for Fun Here at beach shutters we are not all "stand over there and watch the birdie kid" and it shows.  Beach vacations should be fun so we encourage you to have as much fun as legally possible.  So go ahead and be yourself.   If you are having fun so are we.  The [...]

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 [...]


Grandparents Grand mom's brag book is expanding! As the family grows it is always a good time to update the photos. Remember to get a great photo for your Christmas cards while you're here with the grandparents, and extended family! A large canvas of the whole gang is a no-brainer gift for any mom, so [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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!

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.

Evans Beach Wedding


We had a great time photographing the Evans beach wedding. The weather on the beach could not have been more perfect.  Best wishes to the bride and groom you were wonderful.    

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 [...]

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.

Day on the town

Seeing you smile makes my day!

Kontoulas Kids

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Because they are only young once