Michaela [Lakeland dance photography]

[Check out www.realmeteens.com for more about my teen work – especially teen dance sessions!] Over the past year I have gotten the chance to photograph several middle school dancers.  These girls have blown me away with their leaps, jumps, and kicks!  Seriously.  They work so hard during these sessions so I can get “the shot”.  […]

Twin Sisters [Lakeland tween photography]

A few months ago I met these amazingly beautiful and funny twin sisters.  They were 10 when we did this session, but they actually just turned 11 last week.  I wished so much that I had had more time with them!  I loved watching their interactions with each other and with their mom.  And I […]

Madison [Lakeland teen & tween photography]

This sweet girl was the winner of the individual Instagram giveaway I had back in February.  She met me an a downtown area, again on a cold morning in February.  I love how we incorporated her love of reading and her Bose headphones.    These sessions are all about letting kids be themselves!

Taylor & Lexi [Lakeland tween & teen photography]

When I first started thinking about what kind of tween sessions I wanted to do this year, I already knew the first two models I wanted to use.  These girls are best friends and are the daughters of two very good friends of mine.  I’ve known them since they were little girls and have watched […]

Why Tweens?

This post is LONG overdue!  Any of you that follow me on Instagram or Facebook have probably noticed a shift for my business into more of the tween and teen market.   Well, I want to finally make it official and explain the thoughts behind these amazing sessions! Over the years, I have actually done teen […]