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panama city beach bikini photoshoot

fun sexy bikini portraits on the beach with your best friend during a vacation?

heck yes, sign me up for a vacation like that! Although to be fair, I made all my friends always take photographs with me, regardless of location. ;)

I hear a lot of women talk about wanting a fun shoot but wanting to wait for a number of reasons. And to be honest it makes my heart ache since the number one reason is "when I lose some weight." In case you need a reminder, you are a badass, fabulous woman right now. We all have things about our body we love, and things we don't love quite as much. and I'm being honest with you, it's alllll angles and the outfits you choose. For me personally, I 90 percent can't wear rompers. I'm short with wide hips and a short torso. so instead of wanting to fit the mold to fit some style, I find what flatters my body, the same goes for angles behind the camera. Don't you worry about those angles, I got you. you just have to tell me what you LOVE so we can show it off, and we'll chat through some great outfit ideas too so you know what you're wearing already makes you feel good. 

And if you're wanting something sexy but maybe lingerie photos seems a bit daunting.. sexy photos on the beach might be perfect for you! we all wear swimsuits at the beach, so it's not showing anything more than you normally would (you don't have to wear a thong bikini like me.. though I highly recommend it!) The only difference is.. attitude. we show your fun and fiery personality on the gorgeous beaches of Panama City Beach.  

I loved this shoot with Mariella and Dani. We got some shots separately and together, and of course got to use the drone too! Here's a few of my favorites, and i hope it encourages you to try something new for you. because you need a boost of confidence. You want printed photographs. You're on vacation. you're ready to be brave. you have a cute new outfit or swimsuit. you deserve to feel beautiful. 

I'll drop mariella's and dani's social media below the last photo! don't forget to follow them! 

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Panama City Beach Fitness Photoshoot

Be Fearlessly Authentic.

Where do I even begin talking about our fabulous PCB fitness and boudoir photoshoot? This woman is fierce. she knows exactly who she is, what she wants, and isn't afraid to go after it. She is about to launch some amazing things, and I'm so proud of her already! she runs a nutrition company and kicks butt. Her nutrition company uses local vendors and works closely with the clients to give their body exactly what it needs to start healing. I agree with her completely how much a good diet (not saying don't have that burger.. but a good balance) can heal more than we even know. 

She brought some fun outfits for our beach shoot, and every one was perfect! I also can't wait to tell you about Stacy Alderson (makeup and hair extraordinaire) couldn't have done it without her, she helped the entire shoot and went way above what I expected, and I think all three of our sarcastic comments made for such a fun night together. You should definitely follow both of the fabulous women I had the opportunity of working with, I'll leave their social media links below the last photo! can't wait till I can work with them again! 

here's a few faves ;) 

" May my heart be brave, my mind fierce, and my spirit free."

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Ladies, a gentle reminder about boudoir and beach photos. yes this woman is absolutely stunning, there's no denying it. But I believe EVERY woman is beautiful, with her story, and who she is to her core. So if you're not sure if you should get the session, I encourage you to try it out. I'm there to make you feel great and show off the assets you love and hopefully with a lot of laughter, maybe some tears, and heart to heart- just heal some small parts and see you as the fabulous woman you are. 

 

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panama city beach maternity photos

He's here. Lindsey and Dan had their precious baby boy just earlier this week, and I couldn't be more excited, except when I'll get to squish and kiss on him and tell him how wonderful his mommy is. 

I have known Lindsey for 12 years. From our first day of college, countless laughs, teachable moments, to marrying the man of her dreams, and she's going to be such an incredible mom. (Not to leave out Dan, he's pretty great too!;) 

These two got married on a Florida beach only a few years ago, and did a trash the dress shoot in the very dress she wore here. Such special moments and places, and I'm so glad I've been able to be a part of those. 

Here's a few favorites from our sunset session just down the road from my house. 

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outdoor beauty photography

Living in Panama City Beach, Florida and being able to travel to Minnesota in the summer gives me the best of the beach and the country. Each place with its own beauty to be photographed and appreciated. The short trip in may  back to my hometown was no different. 

You know those people. ones you're drawn to, instantly feel at ease with, and their beautiful heart can be seen from afar? This is Courtney. To say this woman is beautiful is an understatement. this was our first meeting, and she completely shines inside out. Warmth and love, tons of laughter and unapologetically herself. I adored her immediately. Then she ended it with giving me homemade strawberry rhubarb jam, so let's just say the adoration was even more so! she rocked this red dress that was in perfect contrast with her farm land. we talked and giggled the entire time, and her husband even said he could hear us while he was hunting. 

I love photographing women, and always hope a little time opening up, hearing their story, and helping them see beauty in themselves will heal parts of their heart. But It heals me too being around their infectious laughs and genuine souls. Here's a few favorites from our session on a Minnesota farm. 

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For those of you who want photographs taken, but not sure about boudoir, let's set up a session with a fabulous dress, jeans, or your favorite oversized sweater and tell a little about your story, because it matters.

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Pier Park Panama city beach- Tionna

I'm still new to Panama City Beach, but more than loved the foggy morning we had for our beach shoot! 

I keep coming back to these quotes after photographing women on the beach. They're about being wild and free, brave and good. How we as women can be all of these at once. we all feel free in different places. I feel serenity and peace yet wild and messy and strong at the beach. I'm learning what I looks like to be free and know exactly who I am down to the core, every day learning more. Embracing all of that wonderful wild we have as women, and how it's vastly different than men's wild. I love it. You might not know where your wild went, but it's those urges you have and gave into as a little girl. Running on the beach, diving head first into a project that might not come out how you envision, owning that messy bun and feeling beautiful any way, photographs to show off a side you tend to keep locked up. For me, I have those wild urges and often. I jump on the bed in spurts, randomly run circles around people at the beach, let my hair be as crazy as it can be, chase far off dreams and never being ashamed of it. I wear the most obnoxious sunglasses I can find, and sing as loudly as I can with loved ones. I'm not saying be just crazy, don't be mature when you need to be, and don't take responsibility, but I am saying what happened to make us stop doing the things that filled our hearts a little? Before we felt we had to act a certain way, and be someone we never thought we would have to be. I always want to be a woman with class, but I also want to be one that is happy and never takes for granted a moment in this beautiful life.  Take time for spurts of pure joy and embrace your wild and free and unapologetically yourself. 

the more I feel connected with all that I am, the more in comes out in my photography, something more well.. wild.. Tionna was absolutely lovely to work with. She was up for any ideas, and even put up with the waves that harshly crashed into her. she did amazing and I hope we can work together in the future. Here's a few wild and free photos. and Tionna's instagram link is below, so don't forget to follow her! 

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