Longboat Key Florida High School Senior Sunset Photos

Longboat Key Florida High School Beach Senior Portraits at Sunset

Summer is a popular time for me to be photographing High School senior portraits sessions, especially at the beach. I love these sessions because it is fun to focus on one person and get creative with the environment, the attire and lighting. My client and her family were vacationing in Longboat Key Florida at Beach Place and hired me to photograph her portraits. Longboat…

Treasure Island Beach FL Family Reunion Sunset Portraits by Kristen Sloan Photography

Treasure Island Florida Family Reunion Beach Portraits at Sunset

The Tampa Bay and Central Florida region experience an unusual cold front this summer, which unfortunately caused about 10 days of steady rain showers and storms. It also coincided with my two busiest weeks for portrait sessions this summer! Families visit our Florida gulf beaches in late July and early August for some nice beach time before back to school time for the kids….

St Pete Beach Treasure Island Senior Portraits by Kristen Sloan Photography

Sunset Senior Portraits at Treasure Island Beach Florida

Sometimes the summer rains in Florida allow for some amazing light and clouds. For this senior beach portrait session, my clients rented a house close to our favorite section of Treasure Island Beach, Florida. On this particular evening, a rain storm started at 7pm and we waited till it cleared at 7:30PM before we braved the beach. We were rewarded for our patience; the…

Treasure Island Florida Family Beach Sunset Photos Kristen Sloan Photography

Summer Sunsets in Treasure Island Florida

My clients were visiting from Norway  and Staying in Indian Rocks Beach. Luckily I was able to schedule their portrait session during the busy July Holidays. This evening started out overcast, but we were pleasantly surprised with the amazingly colorful sunset! I have included a behind the scenes look at how we light our sunset shots with a boom arm light stand and two SaberStrip…

Treasure Island Family Beach Sunset Portrait Photos with Dramatic Skies in Black and Cream Attire

Dramatic Skies in St Pete Beach Treasure Island Family Beach Session

This session goes to show that we don’t always need a colorful sunset to make great beach portraits. This family is from the Tampa Bay area and I think the summer dark skies completely compliment their attire. I love how their clothing in shades of cream and black and textured patterns creates awesome visual interest. I personally love darker colors at the beach and…

St Pete FL Beach Senior Portrait Photos at Treasure Island Yellow

St Pete Florida Beach Senior Portraits at Sunset in Treasure Island

We have been fortunate to photograph some recent High School Portrait Sessions and this session certainly was fun and fashion forward. My client and her family drove from the Orlando area during their vacation from Iowa to have these portraits taken in Treasure Island Beach, just minutes from Saint Petersburg. I am so thankful that they hired us and gave us the opportunity to create these…

TradeWinds Resort St Pete Beach FL High School Senior Portraits by Photographer Kristen Sloan

TradeWinds Island Grand Resort St Pete Beach Senior Portrait Session

My client was vacationing with her family for a week at the Guy Harvey Outpost at TradeWinds Island Grand Resort in St Pete Beach FL and booked me to photograph her senior portraits. This section of TradeWinds Resort has been recently updated and offered some great interior courtyard spaces for photos.  We started with my client wearing a fun black and white stripe dress…

Don Cesar St Pete Beach Treasure Island Senior Portrait Photos by St Petersburg Photographer Kristen Sloan

Don Cesar Hotel & Treasure Island Florida Lilly Pulitzer Inspired St Pete Beach Senior Portrait Photos

There is nothing better than combining Lilly Pulitzer and classic St Pete Beach Florida beach destinations. My client loves spending time in Treasure Island St Pete Beach, FL and adores the quintessential Florida resort clothing line, Lilly Pulitzer. So she decided to incorporate some great Lilly Pulitzer fashions into her senior portrait session. We started photographing her session at the Pink Palace, the Loews Don Cesar…