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Gabrielle Brookes

Gabrielle Brookes

Family

Family Spotlight | The Staffas

The Staffa Family Irene, Anthony, Lucas, and Keira   We have come to our last (but certainly not least) family spotlight – the Staffa family! They recently had their six-year wedding anniversary. I first met them for their engagement at Blue Springs State Park. They are very much into nature and love to be adventurous together. Irene is Malaysian and Australian – and yes she has one of those cool Australian accents! She met Anthony on…

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Children, Family

Family Spotlight | The Varleys

The Varley Family Mike, Kristin, Harper and Rowen Ever since I shot Kristin and Mike’s engagement session we have become really close friends. Kristin is someone that will have your back no matter what – if you don’t like someone she’s right there with you! I can’t believe I have been photographing their family for almost a decade now! Mike and Kristin have brought me along through all life’s adventures. Everything from newborn sessions, birthday…

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Children, Family

Family Spotlight | The Willems

The Willems Family Rachel, Teddy and Charlotte I first met Rachel when I was doing headshots for an Orlando based event planning team, An Affair to Remember. As we started talking it just so happens she was looking for a photographer for her wedding in the next couple of weeks. Unfortunately, I was already planning my Boudoir Marathon that same day so sadly I had to decline. But once we started about all the details…

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Children, Family

Family Spotlight | The Dobiesz’

The Dobiesz Family Megan and Aaron, Georgia, Ryder and Eli   Happy Anniversary to Megan and Aaron! Today marks six years married! Believe it or not their love started as a childhood crush and turned into a lifetime of love. Let’s start by sharing some of their gorgeous engagement session on the water in St. Pete, and with their pup, Georgia! Their wedding was filled with lace and a navy and hot pink color palette….

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Family, Portraits

Family Spotlight | The Sheehans

The Sheehan Family Brianna, Ryan, Ryker and Beckett Brianna and Ryan have a hectic life in Florida with Ryan, who owns his own custom homebuilding company, and Brianna, who owns her own interior design company. So, it was a no brainer they needed to getaway for their wedding! My husband and I traveled across the States to photograph their California wedding. It was quiet, peaceful, and had beautiful views of redwoods and cliffs overlooking the…

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Children, Family

Family Spotlight | The Pierres

The Pierre Family Nicole & Robert Nicole and Robert are extremely family oriented – I mean why not when you have all the love and support they have! When I first met them it was for their engagement session at Robert’s grandparents house. Robert’s family has been more than accepting of Nicole and treats her like another daughter. So, fun story – Robert and Nicole met in a Peter Pan & Wendy play for their…

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