Friday, October 29, 2010

Costume Contest Winners! | Pumpkin Portrait Party | South Florida Kids Photographer

A big thank you once again to all those who
participated in the Pumpkin Portrait Party.
I'm glad I wasn't a judge because there
were so many great costumes.
Each and everyone of these kiddies are winners!
And I can't forget the voters!
Thank you for taking the time out to show some love for these awesome kids.
345 votes to be exact!!

Since the portrait party was such a success,
I've decide to host

So if you were unable to attend the Pumpkin Portrait Party,
you will have another chance this year. :)

Please stay tuned for details to come next week!

And without further ado...
Here are the winners of the
Pumpkin Portrait Party Costume Contest!
All winners will receive a little prize to be sent to their home
(along with bragging rights!)

Cutest Costume
#21 & #22 - Minnie & Mickey Mouse

Prettiest Princess
Another draw, #3 & #15 - Fairy Princess & Tinkerbell

Scariest Scoundrel
Another draw, #9 & #17 - Jailbird & Little Frankenstein (but they really aren't that scary :)).

Most Creative
#4 - OLiViA!

Last but not the least...

Pick of the Patch
(best overall)
#18 - The Pirate

Congratulations to all the winners!!
Wishing everyone a very happy and safe Halloween.
Stop by next week to find out details about the

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Sienna & Giovanni | South Florida Maternity Photographer

It was a real treat for me to have photographed Sienna & Gio.
I knew Sienna from our freshman year at high school
but I had transfered to another school for the last 3 years.
We reconnected in college, where I also met her husband Gio,
then recently became reacquainted through facebook (gotta love fb!).

It was such an honor for me to have this opportunity to document
such a special moment in Sienna & Gio's lives,
the arrival of their baby girl, Valentina.
They were such a fun couple which made it so easy
to get all these great shots, especially of Sienna laughing.

They were also good sports about trying out a location that was
out of the ordinary.
I've been itching to shoot a more modern session
with a more urban twist and they were right on board with me!
This mommy-to-be even hopped in an unhitched, abandoned trailer!
All for the shot, right?!!
She is definitely smokin' baring her baby bump,
but I honestly think I don't have one bad shot of her.
Daddy, you ain't too shabby yourself. :)

Congratulations to the expectant parents!
Looking forward to meeting your little diva!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Pumpkin Portrait Party | Kids & Baby | South Florida Portraiture Photographer

The first ever Pumpkin Portrait Party was a great success!
I had a wonderful turn out of little munchkins and monsters.
There were a bunch of adorable costumes and
some kiddies had geared up for a fall portrait.

Please show some love for these amazing kids
& vote for the following categories:
Cutest Costume
Prettiest Princess
Scariest Scoundrel
Most Creative
Pick of the Patch (best overall)

Each photo is assigned a number
and is indicated on the bottom right hand corner of each photo.

To vote, please comment under this blog post with one of the 5 categories listed above
AND the number associated with the nominee.
For example, if you wanted to vote for #1 for Pick of the Patch,
you would comment: Pick of the Patch - #1.
Please feel free to vote for one or all categories.

Votes will be accepted until midnight on Thursday, Oct. 28th.
The winners will be announced on this blog (in a separate post)
on Friday, Oct. 29th.

Good luck to all the "contestants" and
even more luck to the voters...
it's going to be a tough call!!

Our Fall portraits:

Monday, October 25, 2010

Aaron M. | South Florida Kids Photographer

Run. Jump. Climb. Slide. Swing.
Aaron did just about everything during our
morning session a few weekends ago.
I was even locked up in "jail"
and had to escape when Aaron wasn't looking. :)

Aaron also enjoyed a sweet treat.
He must've never seen a lollipop of that size!
I wonder how long it took him to finish that lollipop...

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Mady at the Pumpkin Patch 2010 | South Florida Kids Photographer

Last night we took a visit to our neighborhood pumpkin patch.
As you can see by her expression (or rather, lack thereof),
Mady wasn't very excited to be at the pumpkin patch.

She started to warm up to it when
we suggested that she toss some straw into the air.

Of course she enjoyed it...making a mess if FUN!

Here are some shots from last year's visit at the same patch.
For all photos of Mady's first visit, click here.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Lolliposh Boutique Sale | Special Events | South Florida Portraiture Photographer

I attended my first vendor event this weekend,
It was a great experience and I met a lot of awesome people.
I also attended the private pre-sale and found a bunch of stuff
for Mady as well.

Some of my neighboring vendors:
(an innovative interactive program for kids!)
(I think I bought the most stuff from her!)
(service pairing moms within the same area with same interests)
(great photo products!)
(for all your embroidery needs!)

Here are a few shots of my table at the event.
Thank you all who came to stop by!

Monday, October 11, 2010

Mia's Baptism | South Florida Event Photographer

Congratulations to the Perez family on their daughter Mia's baptism.
The ceremony was held at the Congregational Church in Coral Gables.
This was my first time visiting this church, but I've always admired it
every time I had a chance to take a visit to the Biltmore Hotel.

Mia was a perfect angel.
Her bright eyes illuminated from her elegant ivory gown
and she was a very content baby on her special day.
Thank you for letting me be part of this great moment.
God bless this little darling!

Friday, October 8, 2010

Free proof CD for the month of October | Holiday Mini-Sessions | Promos | South Florida Portraiture Photographer

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Monday, October 4, 2010

The Street Family | Kids | South Florida Family Photographer

It was a swing-swingin', lollipop lickin' Sunday morning with the Street family.
I love the morning light on this particular morning.
Loved the way it peaked through the trees
creating the hazy look of the first 2 shots.
It was definitely a cooler morning and we could sense
the fall weather starting to take over.

Brother and sister due, Ellie & Ethan, were just so loving together.
Ethan was telling Ellie all about his favorite trucks as they swung on the tire swing.
He also told me that he was going to be a big ogre for Halloween.
Is that right, Ethan?! :)

Ellie's favorite part of our session was her time on the swing.
She kept asking for daddy to push her higher and higher.
She looked so darn cute in her vibrant ensemble (and we can't for the bling-ed out shoes!).