Thank you for stopping by! This blog is a place to get a sneak peek into the fabulous world I am surrounded by. I am a wife to an amazing husband of almost 15 years, mom to two perfect kiddos and a photographer of some of the most beautiful people on the planet. Capturing special moments with my camera and preserving them forever is my passion. If you would like for me to capture special moments for you and your family, contact me today! I look forward to getting to know you and your fabulous world.

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Baby Bump-Jacksonville Maternity Photographer

It is photo shoots like this one that make me realize I have the best job in the world!!! Although this Mom-to-be and I had never officially met before, I already felt like I knew her as her sister-in-law is one of my dearest friends. She was stunningly beautiful and was a dream to photograph! She was only going to be in town for one day before they moved from the sunshine state to the golden state...yep, all the way to California! Thanks for letting me capture this special time in your life and you guys will certainly be missed...

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Friday, July 30, 2010

Welcome little one-Jacksonville Newborn Photography

This little beauty was welcomed into the world on Wednesday! More pics to come but I just loved this one!

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Monday, July 26, 2010

Loving the Laughter-Jacksonville Family Photographer

Last week I met the most wonderful family at a local park and they were such a joy to photograph! Most of the time my favorite shots are the "shots between the shots" and this time was no exception. You can see the strong family bond they have through their laughter and their genuine smiles! Here is a little sneak peek, hope you enjoy!!!

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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Girlfriends-Jacksonville Family Photographer

Last weekend I had the honor to photograph a beautiful bridal shower given by the bride-to-be's closest girlfriends. It was held at the amazing Epping Forrest Yacht Club and oh, how I loved all of the details...including a photo-booth style bench with fun props!!! Love it!!! Best wishes to the bride-to-be!

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Monday, July 19, 2010

Portrait Party Session II-Jacksonville Family Photographer

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Ready for Round 2? OK, let's focus on YOU!
Sometimes we get so busy snapping pictures of our families or our friends that when we need a picture of just ourselves, the choices are slim. Let's solve that! Please join me for a portrait party August 19th, 20th and 21st where it's all about you.

Some ide...as for your new fabulous self-portrait:

facebook profile
frame it as a present for your spouse or parent
dating website profile
scrapbooking

Enjoy snacks and wine...bring your friends and RELAX...you deserve it! You will have a mini photo-shoot and receive 2 edited images emailed to you within one week. Each photo-shoot will only take about 10 min or less (I guess that depends on how much wine you drink...lol).

Also, if you choose to book a full session for a future date at the party then your Portrait Party fee will be waived! This is the perfect time to reserve your Christmas picture sessions!!!

There are 3 sign up sessions, you can drop in any time during the session you choose. The party will be held at my home & I'll send you directions when you reserve your session time. The cost is $25 per person.

RSVP by August 16th | call: 904*708*3864 or email: updegraffphotography@yahoo.com

Sign up times are:

Thursday August 19th 5:30pm-7:30pm
Friday August 20th 5:30pm-7:30pm
Saturday August 21st 5:30pm-7:30pm

If you have any questions, just give me a buzz.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Loving the Belly!!!-Jacksonville Maternity Photographer

Tis the season of the baby belly! God bless these women who have to suffer through this heat and humidity while being 9 months pregnant!!! The B family had to brave some serious weather for this session but they were perfect...including their little man (who you might recognize from here). Congratulations and can't wait to meet Miss A in 2 weeks!

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Monday, July 12, 2010

New Life-Jacksonville Maternity Photographer

Let me start by saying that I normally do not photograph weddings. It is a little more stress than I can handle...and besides, I tend to enjoy being around kids more than adults, lol! But when JJ called me and explained that this would not be the typical wedding extravaganza, it definitely got my attention. A small, stress-free ceremony followed by a trip down the St. John's River in a beautiful sailboat. Honestly, after attending this event, it is exactly how I would do it (maybe come vow-renewal time). Focusing on each other, not the insanity of the wedding day but the meaning in itself.
They are an amazing couple and will be awesome parents to Miss Lilly when she arrives!


We did a few maternity shots before the ceremony & I posted more photos than I typically do but I couldn't decide which ones were my favorite!!!

Congratulations guys & a special thanks to First Coast Charters for smooth sailing.

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