Welcome to my blog. I'll be chatting about all things to do with wedding photography, family, photography, headshot photography, and sometimes just random thoughts that pop up in my brain.
Oh! and I also LOVE to get out and about and photograph things around town, including those little (and not so little) creatures that crawl, fly, buzz, and otherwise move about. I hope you'll follow my journey as I continue to add to the blog!
I know! I’m like you, I’d much rather be BEHIND the camera than IN FRONT of it. But when you find yourself in front of the camera, Here are 5 tips you can use to pose like a pro! I’ve taken a few “selfies” with my cell phone as examples to show you. Tip #1: […]
I recently had the opportunity to work with the cutest kid on an outdoor photography session. Ok… so full disclosure here. This “Cutest Kid” that I speak of, she is my niece. But just look at her, she’s cute, right? Anyway, I had ventured up to Indiana to visit my family. I never travel without […]
It’s May 2020. Seniors should be celebrating and partaking in traditional graduation celebrations. They should be taking their last finals, planning senior pranks, taking part in senior skip day. They should be attending graduation parties and wearing their Cap and Gown at graduation waiting for that moment when they announce that they can shift their […]
What is a First Look? The First look is a private, intimate time, before the ceremony. It is a time where the bride and groom get to have a “First Look” at each other before anyone else. There is no audience; just the bride, groom, and your photographer(s) to capture the sweet moment. This time […]
So you’ve booked your venue, caterer, bar tender, photographer, videographer, officiant, and DJ. Now what? The key now is to plan ahead so that everyone is organized before your day arrives. This is where your Perfect Wedding Day Timeline comes in! Before you begin, answer these questions. Where will you be getting ready? Will you […]
The Hebert Family Photography Session at the Downtown Bradenton Bus Station, Bradeton, Florida Recently, I had the pleasure of photographing a very artistic family at the Downtown Bradenton Bus Station. I know what you’re thinking, the bus station? That’s exactly what I thought when I spoke with them on the phone about their family photography […]
The Kreutzjans Family Photography Session at Payne Park, Sarasota Florida This family photography session in Sarasota was amazing and the family was a blast to work with! They were full of energy and it shows in their portraits. When the Kruetzjans’ first contacted me about their family photography session, they weren’t sure exactly where they […]
Welcome to the Stacey Marie Blog! If you found this blog, you probably already know that I’m a wedding, family, and headshot photographer in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. So I though I would start my blogging experience by sharing a few things you may not know about me.