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…

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…

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