St Petersburg FL Beach Portraits

Sarasota Bradenton Longboat Key Florida Sunset Beach Portraits

My clients planned their week vacation to Sarasota Bradenton’s Longboat Key Florida during July and contacted me after seeing my previous beach family portrait session on the Kristen Sloan Photography Blog. I selected this public beach location at the mid-point of the Key, which has great dunes, plenty of trees and beautiful sand. With sunset at approximately 8:25Pm, we began photographing at about 7:00PM…

Tampa Bay Senior Photos

Downtown Saint Petersburg FL Senior Portrait Session

Sometimes an overcast and slightly rainy summer afternoon allows for a great Senior portrait photo session. I met Chloe’s dad, Lee last summer while visiting Scott in Calgary, Canada.  Lee joined Scott on some outdoor adventures in Banff and Kananaskis, and I remember hearing about one memorable snowy hike to Ribbon Falls which involved a smart decision to turn around at the chains. A…

Saint Petersburg Florida Photographer Kristen Sloan

White Sand, Blue Skies and Paisley: Florida Beach Model Session

Sometimes a trip to the beach is a required break from wedding editing. And photographing a model is a great time to create new images and experiment. The sunny F16 rules applies to shooting in bright daylight, and as photographers we need to have some serious flash power to match or overpower daylight. I decided to bring my Visatec monolight to Fort DeSoto Beach…

gainesville fl pregnancy portraits

Thomas Center Gainesville Florida Pregnancy Portraits

Couples pregnancy portrait sessions are becoming popular with my clients, and this pregnancy portrait session showcases this jubilant time in an expecting couples life. Photographed on location the Thomas Center in Gainesville, Florida, we returned to the location where this couple were married. A very sweet, sentimental gesture and the Thomas Center’s grounds are very pretty with mature oaks and spanish moss. Raindrops did not slow…

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Vinoy Park Beach and Coffee Pot Boulevard Saint Petersburg Florida Portraits

I photographed portraits of Ann in along scenic Coffee Pot Blvd in Saint Petersburg Florida. Coffe Pot Bayou provides a beautiful backdrop, and I especially love the white stucco spanish style park structures which featured bougainvillea in bloom. As the afternoon light progressed, we sought the golden hour light on the Vinoy Park beach. During this shoot I mixed available light with fill light…

beach family photos

Longboat Key Family Beach Portraits

The Johns family traveled to West Bradenton Florida over the Christmas holiday for a family reunion. They asked me to photograph their extended family in Longboat Key, a beautiful section of the Sarasota Bradenton beaches. Now is the perfect time to schedule Kristen Sloan to photograph your family portrait session, whether its on the gulf beaches, along the bay in Saint Petersburg or your favorite…

Cadillac Ranch Amarillo Texas

Sometimes you just have to get off the highway and see the sights. While driving cross country from Colorado to Florida, I spent a lot of time in Texas. Three days driving through Texas to be exact! On my bucket list was stopping at Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo Texas. On our way out of town in the morning, I backtracked a little on Interstate…

Ybor City Tampa Florida Natural Light Portraits of Amber Osborne aka Miss Destructo

I photographed Amber Osborne, social media extraordinaire, while photo assisting Scott Krebs’ portrait session in Ybor City, Tampa Florida. I grabbed Scott’s Fuji X-Pro camera with a 60mm lens and captured some natural light shots of Miss Destructo in the late afternoon light. These images were taken a few days before Amber relocated to Seattle, WA. CONTACT KRISTEN SLOAN TODAY TO BOOK YOUR PORTRAIT SESSION!

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