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Portrait and Headshot Photographer in

Tampa, Florida

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Hi. I’m a Photographer based in Land O Lakes, Florida; serving Tampa, St. Petersburg,  Clearwater, Lutz, New Port Richie, Tarpon Springs, Wesley Chapel and Spring Hill. I specialize in Contemporary People Portraits, Branding and Headshots and also enjoy Travel Photography.

I work with people who want to celebrate who they are, their families; celebrate their achievements, their personal and professional milestones; to showcase their business image and brand with a fresh and modern look. Or simply want a boost in their confidence, or want to pamper themeselves with a fun, celebrity-styled photo session experience.

 

My Why

I grew up in a home where photography was always a very important part of our memory building. My father always had cameras strapped around his neck and he wouldn’t miss any moments whenever we were visiting relatives, traveling or enjoying important dates, like birthdays and Christmas. We have kept albums and framed pictures that take us back in time and let us appreciate our very special journey and remember many loved ones that are not around us anymore. In this day and age, I’m super passionate about getting pictures off phones and hard drives and bringing them to my client’s walls where they can be cherished and enjoyed and then passed down for generations, as was my own experience. I want people to have, own and pass a legacy.
I have found that when clients have their artwork displayed on their walls, they are just so happy, and they’re seeing their loved ones light up at seeing themselves together with their family in these sweet and cherished moments.

I found this passion for photographing people, from traveling around the world, during my life as an expat in the middle-east and asia.

I work hard to achieve your vision with timeless, clean, elegant, engaging, and evocative images that convey emotions and showcase your personalities. Some people come to me for images that will elevate their online and professional presence. Others come to treat themselves with a gift that will be cherished by them and their families.  Whatever the case, you’re up for a unique experience that takes you beyond just standing before a camera for the typical mugshot. Doesn’t matter if you’re camera-shy or a selfie-addict, I enjoy making my subjects comfortable in front of the camera and make them look like seasoned pros.

If you’d like to get in touch with me, you can reach me by clicking here or visiting the ‘contact’ section of this website.