Dennis & Dana

One of the most fun things about having a BIG family is being able to photograph LOTS of people! My mother-in-law had a fantastic idea for photos, don’t ya think?

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This bike they have is GORGEOUS. And it’s become quite the hobby for them!

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It was fun capturing all the details!

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They’re lots of fun, too! And maybe just a little bit crazy…

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Brian & KaSondra

Every once in a while I get to take photos of friends! Although most people I photograph are friends by the time we’re done with our shoot, it sure is fun to photograph “already-friends”, too!

I’ve been photographing Brian & KaSondra for a few years now. Our normal plan is for my husband to go with us, and then the four of us grab a bite to eat afterwards. We did this in 2012…

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…in 2013…

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…and now in 2014, in historic downtown Ybor City (Tampa, FL)

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Aren’t they the cutest?!

Welcome to 2015!

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Well, hello, all!

It’s been pretty quiet around here on the blog, since Portray Photography & OS closes for the month of January. (Something about running myself in ragged in October, November and December or other…) HA!

But things are off and running for 2015 now!

  • I’m returning texts, calls, emails and Facebook messages of those who contacted me in January TODAY. If you don’t hear from me by tomorrow morning, contact me again, please!
  • You’ll all be seeing LOTS of action here on the blog and on the Facebook page, as well, due to the fact that I have TONS of holiday sessions that have not been logged yet, and I’m excited to share them with all of you!
  • This week I’m finishing up a 60th wedding anniversary photo shoot project – I’m looking forward to sharing that with you, as well!

If you need to reach me:

813.763.2965 (call or text)
PortrayPhotographyOS@gmail.com
CLICK HERE to head to the Facebook Page!

HAPPY FEBRUARY!

Lexie

The more I worked on these photos, the more I was convinced that this fun-loving girl looks a LOT like Jennifer Lawrence! Do you see it? I’ve known her for years, but I never noticed the resemblance until now!

For this senior session, we headed out to Loyce Harpe Park in Mulberry, with mom and dad tagging along in a truck carrying a good-sized couch! Check it out:

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So gorgeous! Congratulations on all you have achieved, Lexie! I can’t wait to see where life takes you next!

The G Family

Way back in the Spring of 2011, I photographed a beautiful High School Senior…

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…and her boyfriend came along for a few shots, too!

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A few short months later, I shot their engagement photos!

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And about a year after the wedding…

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Another year went by and there was this:

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So it was only fitting that two weeks ago, this happened…

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Stay tuned! The party of FOUR will be back here in just a few short weeks!

Experimenting with Food (Trial 2)

So I’ve been experimenting with photographing food here off and on. Here are some shots I took for my other blog, The Road to Domestication. If you’d like to check that blog out, CLICK HERE!

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(Baked Apple Rings with Cinnamon Sugar Butter Icing)

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(Sweet Potato Biscuits)

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(Pork Chops with Apples & Stuffing)

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(Upside-Down Pumpkin Pie)

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(Roasted Fall Veggies)

I think I still need some work! But it’s fun to play around with something different!

 

Holiday Photo Examples!

Happy October 1, y’all! I cannot BELIEVE it’s time for the Holiday Photos already!

Everyone knows the drill: $85 for photo shoot, editing, proofs, CD of all the photos and rush turnaround. In lieu of the special being alive and well for October, November and December, I thought I’d share some of last year’s Holiday Photos with everyone! Please remember: if you are interested in this special, CONTACT ME NOW! I’m already heavily booked, so the sooner I can get you on my calendar, the better!

Now…enjoy!

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