Hurricane Irene {Crescent Beach}

I have been really wanting to get back to the beach for some new surf photos.  When I found out that some people I knew were going to hit the surf on Crescent Beach to try their hand at catching some of the rather large waves tossed our way from Irene, I had to go.  While I did get some neat images of the waves, I did not get the chance to see my friends.  The following images were taken on Friday, 8/26, between 1:30 and 2:30pm on Crescent Beach just south of the Pomar’s Ramp.  There are a couple of brave surfers in the photos but I don’t know who they are….more photos to come.

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Tanner’s 3! {Children’s Photographer}

 Big Boy “T” was so energetic, happy and fun for his 3 year old birthday photo session in the studio.

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2012 Seniors – various school {Senior Pictures}

 I was priveledge enough to photograph three Seniors – 2 attending Pedro Menedez and 1 attending Interlachen High School – class of 2012!  We had a great time shooting in the studio and also outdoors.  More to come from a second outdoor shoot in a month or so (when it cools off).

 

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Hastings Storms {nature photography}

 Visiting with friends yesterday in Hastings, I got to see two amazing views of a very large Florida thunderstorm.  Being around the wide-open fields allowed me an unusual opportunity to see a storm coming and going.  The first is the shot of the storm rolling in behind us as we headed to Hastings (the storm coming behind us from the West).  The second is after it passed, looking toward the East.  Just Beautiful.

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Dragonfly {florida nature photography}

 I spotted this dragonfly on my truck antenna this morning.  It looked so beautiful in the morning sun.

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Lynsey {creative studio photography, palatka}

  This shoot with Lynsey was fantastic! Such a great model to work with.  Lynsey, Thank you! You are awesome.

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Announcing Declan! {palatka newborn family photographer}

 Declan James McIntyre – so teeny and sweet.  Did NOT like having his photo taken {yet:) }.  Im so glad to have met him and cannot wait to see him grow over the next few years.

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Elizabeth {satsuma photographer}

This young lady stopped by to have a few photos taken of her in her Honor Guard dress for graduation this year. I loved how the sun was reflecting off of the trees with all the green and yellow which made a perfect contrast to her brown dress. I quickly metered the light and voila! A beautifully exposed portrait taken in a backyard. You don’t need to travel to special locations or have lots of equipment to take great portraits. All that’s needed is a little understanding of light and your camera settings.

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Roberts Family {st augustine family photographer}

Today I got to shoot the Roberts Family at the Castillo de San Marcos in Historic Downtown St. Augustine.  It was a great setting and my first family shoot at the historic fort.

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Terri’s Family {palatka family photographer}

Terri’s family does not get together as a whole group often.  When she said they were all together I knew they had to have a family photo.  Even though it was hot they were troopers!

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Sainz Family #2 {palatka family photographer}

I was so excited to actually meet 1 yr old Bella! I have been photographing this family for years now and have heard all about her.  Lauren, Alex, Xavier and Isabella came in for a family shoot in the studio while also here on vacation for a family function.  Lauren even had her mom and grandma come in for a 4 generation of women photo.  I cannot wait to see them again in the fall.

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Cindy’s Surprise {palatka studio photography}

Cindy wanted to do something special for herself for a special birthday milestone as well as for her boyfriend.  I can’t show my absolute faves but here are some others.

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Sainz Family #1 {palatka family photography}

I had a great time meeting Amber, Fransisco, Marcos, Austin and Sebastian from Minot, ND for their photo shoot.  They were visiting Florida for a family celebration and were referred to me by another Sainz Family that I have done shoots with many times before.  These boys were great.  I even got the whole family into one shot together even though that wasn’t the plan.  Everybody was great and I cannot wait to see them next time they come visit Satsuma.

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Welcome to Blue Clover Photography {the Blog}

Thanks for checking out our blog!  This is where I post my favorite images from recent shoots, tips, how-to’s and the occasional random thought or even a cell phone photo.  I enjoy capturing interesting things so I have a wide variety of images here.  Check back often for new information and posts.  The main site is located here with more galleries, session info and contact information.  Enjoy!  If you have questions or comments, feel free to send me an email.  Many Blessings, Amy

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Blue Clover Photography Blog | Florida Family Portrait and Wedding Photographer

Welcome to the Blue Clover Photography Blog! I’m very excited to have Blue Clover Photo online! Blue Clover Photography offers a variety of portraiture including family photography, newborn photography, child, teen and senior photography (senior pictures) as well as individual sessions such as boudoir or if you just want to treat yourself to a photo shoot because it’s been a while.  There is also couples and engagement photography, sports photography and special sessions.  Show off your style, your funky and fun side…be colorful, be creative, bring props, I’m up for it all.  Blue Clover Photography is based out of North Florida and mainly serves Palatka, St Augustine and Palm Coast areas.

I also offer wedding photography services.  There are so many details that go into a wedding and too much information to list online so if you have questions please email me.  I’d love to hear your wedding plans, exactly what you are looking for and what I have to offer.

For PHOTOGRAPHERS: I offer a variety of custom album designs and photoshop template design services for all the photographers out there that don’t have the time (and/or patience) to design their own. If you’d like something custom built just for you or a special mini-session series, please email me.  I’d be happy to assist. Examples: holiday cards, graduation invitations, album designs including accordian albums and minis.

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