I'm a family photographer located in Lakewood Ranch, Florida.  But who says you have to come to a stuffy studio out here to have great family photos?  In my experience, the best family portraits happen when the entire family is relaxed and having fun!  So why not pick your favorite park, beach, lake, preserve, or even your own back yard as the backdrop for your next family photo session?  You choose any location in Manatee or Sarasota County and I'll bring my camera.  Not sure where to go?  I'll be more than happy to help you find the perfect place for your family portrait session.

Don't worry about the kids either.  I'm a mother of two, grandmother of two, and a veteran teacher.  We can take our time, walk about, play some, and just get to know each other while I photograph them.  I promise, they will be just fine.  And if all else fails, I always carry snacks!

Stacey Marie Knows
Family Photography

I'll edit your images.   I aim to keep you looking like you.  So I'll focus on removing temporary blemishes and enhancing the natural color in your images.

In 7-10 business days, I will give you a call and we will schedule a time to meet so you can see your images and select your prints, albums, and keepsakes.

If you are not a local resident, I will send you a link to your online gallery and schedule a phone session to walk you through your online gallery and help you select your prints, albums, and keepsakes.

Once your invoice is paid, I'll order everything for you.  As soon as it arrives at my studio, you can pick it up or I will send everything directly to you!

After Your Session

You bring your family; I'll bring my camera.

We'll take a walk and make some magic!

I don't believe in limiting the number of photos I take.  I'll click until I feel I have a good variety of images for you.

If you brought a change of clothes, then you can do a wardrobe change and we will continue to photograph.

Don't worry about the kids, if they get fussy we will stop and play for a bit, then snap some more photos!

Depending on how many family members you have, and how often we need to stop for the little ones, we may photograph for 45 minutes to an hour and a half.

During Your Session

We'll chat so that I can get an idea of what you are looking for in your family photos: beach, park, etc.

If you already know where you want your family photos taken, great!  I'll go check it out so I am familiar with your favorite spot when we are ready to take the photos.

If you aren't sure where you want your photos taken, don't stress!  I'll scout some locations for you and text you videos and photos so you have an idea of what your background might look like.

We will also plan a wardrobe to
compliment your vision.

I'll do all the prep work.

Before Your Session

What to Expect

"We Always come away from our sessions with a variety of AMAZING photos."
-Cathy H.

I believe your photography investment is just that, an investment. To this day, when our family gets together, we pull out our old photo albums and we look through them.  We marvel at the clothes and hairstyles, laugh at old stories, and reminisce about those passed on. 

Your photos not only capture moments in your family's lives, they show the love you have for one another.  Your investment will be cherished for a lifetime and beyond.


Family Investment begins at $200

Let's Connect

Ready to inquire about a wedding date or book a headshot or family session?  Let's chat and get you on the calendar!

Call or Text at 812-322-4633
Send me an email at staceymariephoto@gmail.com
Or fill out the form below and I'll get back to you very soon!