duley family

here is the duley family. what can i say about them? well, they are super sweet and their kids are pretty funny. we shot these beach portraits for them a couple months ago at watersound. hope you enjoy. have we mentioned that we love our jobs as family portrait photographers?…especially when we get to shoot family portraits in beautiful settings like the beach at watersound.


Madison The Ballerina

When Madison’s sweet mama contacted us wanting to do something ‘non-traditional’ for her ad in the Northwest Florida Ballet program, we were pumped! As most of you know, we are drawn to things labeled as ‘non-traditional’ and when given the chance, jump at the chance to shoot something contradictory (such as a ballerina by a run-down old building)! This sweet little angel is a student at The NFB Académie, which is an integrated arts and academic education program for third through eighth grade boys and girls who demonstrate the potential to excel in dance. As you can tell, little miss M is destined for {Nutcracker} fame! Please enjoy some of our favorite images from this ‘editorial’ session.
P.S. Just a shameless lil’ plug… If you need an AMAZING local dentist or orthodontist, Madison’s dad  is the head honcho over at Miramar Beach Dental & Orthodontics and he totally rocks! Our kids actually ASK to go to the dentist… no lie!

Beach Photography- Porterfield Family

Welcome to our shiny, happy new blog! Long overdue, we know… we’ve been hard at work photographing beautiful weddings & families which you will soon see posted here. Being beach photographers in the Destin and Santa Rosa Beach area is a amazing, and certainly keeps us busy! In honor of the launch, we will be firing off a new post featuring our beach and wedding photographers’ awesome work every day for one week solid (so be sure to add us to your blog reader if you haven’t already, as we have some fun things in store). To kick it off, we wanted to share one of our favorite family sessions from this summer. The Porterfield sisters were a JOY to photograph… so full of vivacity and life. We are so thankful to them and all of our wonderful clients for allowing us to capture some special times playing together while vacationing in beautiful Destin, Watercolor, Rosemary or anywhere near 30A. We love being wedding and beach photographers and we hope that shows through our images. Capturing families interacting and having fun together is one of our favorite things to do. Enjoy, and check back tomorrow to see what else we have in store!

knetzer boys. . .

this was a unique session for us because it was a fellow photographer and friend’s (wesleyann of dear wesleyann) husband and their two boys.  jared wanted to do something special for wesleyann for mother’s day but knew that it would have to be kept a BIG secret so the boys wouldn’t accidentally spill the beans to mom.  jared gave his boys a code name for ryan, mr. matt, just in case they did mention where they had been she would be clueless.  jared purposely put them in ‘play clothes’ and packed a separate set of clothes in a bag for them to change into once they got to the shoot location.  wesleyann would have gotten mighty suspicious if they were all dressed up for a casual outing with dad.  it was such a treat to prepare a sweet gift for our dear friend, wesleyann, on mother’s day.