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St Pete Beach Treasure Island FL Family Portraits

For Kristen Sloan Photography, spring break is an especially busy time for family portraits session at our local St Petersburg FL beaches. Scott Krebs and I photographed our clients beach portrait session just before sunset, taking advantage of great golden hour natural light. As the shoot progressed, we brought our lights to photograph some strobed sunset pics which emphasize the gorgeous colors of the sky…

Picnic Island Tampa Bay Portraits

On a rainy August night I photographed Austin at Picnic Island Park in Tampa Florida. Between rumblings of thunder and lightening across Tampa Bay in the distance, I quickly fired off some frames before the rain forced us to a nearby picnic shelter. Along with other members of the Tampa Bay Strobist and Photoshop Collective, I photographed Austin on the beach with a dark…

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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…

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Saint Petersburg FL Warehouse Arts District Portraits of Tiago

Several times a year I join some fellow strobist photographers and local Tampa Bay models for an on location group photography session. I had met Tiago at a Museum of Fine Arts Saint Petersburg FL Erotic Art opening exhibition a few months prior and decided to invited him to model at our photo session in the Warehouse Arts District of Saint Petersburg, which covers a…

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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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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…

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!