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Downtown Saint Petersburg FL Family Portrait Photos at Grand Central Arts District & Mirror Lake

2015 has been a busy year for us photographing families, weddings, seniors and couples! While we are especially known for our beach portrait sessions in Treasure Island, St Pete Beach, Pass A Grill Beach, Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key, Downtown St Pete is our backyard and I love photographing clients in our vibrant downtown. This portrait session from last winter showcases the vibrant…

Northshore Park St Petersburg FL Baby Family Photos by Kristen Sloan Photography

Northshore and Flora Wylie Park Sunset Family Photos Saint Petersburg FL

It is fall in Saint Petersburg Florida and we are enjoying the weather! The humidity has dropped, temps are in the 70’s to  low 80’s and outdoor activities have become enjoyable again. Scott and I took Ana on a walk to Northshore Park this weekend and enjoyed the perfect temps and sunset. I had recently upgraded my 50mm nikon 1.8 lens from the D…

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Vinoy Park St Pete FL Family Baby Portraits

St Petersburg , Florida is generally blessed with amazing winter weather. For my clients we chose Vinoy Park for their family portrait session with their baby daughter. When scheduling  family portrait sessions involving little ones, I find early morning to be the best time of day. CONTACT KRISTEN TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR PORTRAIT SESSION OR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY CONSULTATION

St Pete Beach Treasure Island FL Sunset Portraits

St Pete Beach Treasure Island FL Sunset Family Portraits

My clients were vacationing at the Sirata Beach Resort in early August and contacted me to photograph a sunset family portrait. The Sirata Beach Resort and Conference Center is located in St. Pete Beach, the Sunset Capital of Florida. For their sunset beach portrait session location, I selected the Treasure Island St Pete Beach public access which features a wide beach with lots of seagrass dunes…

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…

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Playa del Carmen Mexico Beach Wedding at Playacar Palace

Scott Krebs and I traveled to beautiful Playa del Carmen, Mexico to photograph Bronwyn and Chris’s destination beach wedding at Playacar Palace. Bronwyn and Chris chose to have a destination beach wedding after attending a friend’s Cozumel wedding  at the previous year. They selected Playacar Palace in Playa del Carmen Mexico to host their wedding. Playacar Palace All inclusive Resort offers 4 star accommodations…

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!

Hollywood Glamour Lighting Studio Portraits, Saint Petersburg Tampa Bay Florida

It had been quite some time since I had photographed a studio portrait session and I wanted to emulate the dramatic, elegant and flattering light of old Hollywood portraits of the 1930’s and 1940’s. I kept the lighting very simple: continuous light from my Visatec modeling lamps with barn doors. Camera was my Nikon D700 with the 85mm lens, with most aperture settings at…