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Tampa Holiday Mini Sessions 2019: Family Photos Tampa

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Tampa holiday mini sessions

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Time to book your limited edition short and sweet petite mini-sessions for Tampa family photos 2019.


Weekday session retainer $250, thirty minutes on location on select dates and times listed below. Moreover, the session retainer includes a gallery of at least 15 edited images which you will be able to download and print on your own for personal use up to an 11×14 inch size.

Fall Weekday Mini Session Dates/Times/Locations:
  • Tuesday, September 17th Winthrop Town Center | Riverview |6:45 pm
  • Wednesday, September 25th Medard Park | Plant City | 6:15 pm
  • Tuesday, October 8th, Waterworks Park | Tampa | 6:00 or 6:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 10th, Waterworks Park | Tampa | 6:00 or 6:30 pm BOOKED
  • Tuesday, October 15th, Davis Island Beach | Tampa | 6:00 or 6:30 pm BOOKED
  • Thursday, October 17th, Winthrop Town Center & Green Space | Riverview | 6:00 or 6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, October 22nd Cypress Point Beach | Tampa | 6:00 or 6:30 pm BOOKED
  • Thursday evening, October 24th Winthrop Town Center & Green Space | Riverview | 6:00 or 6:30 pm BOOKED


Early bird fall weekend session dates retainer $175. This includes twenty minutes on location at the locations, times and dates below. The session includes the time of your session and an online proofing gallery of at least 15 images to select your favorite five digital images to download and print on your own (up to an 11×14 inch size).

Also, you may purchase the entire gallery online for an additional $150 when your proofing gallery is available (digital negatives will be made available to download in a zip file).

Fall Weekend Mini Session Dates/Times/Locations:
  • Saturday, September 21st, Winthrop Town Center | Riverview 6:30
  • Saturday, October 5th, morning Armature Works Tampa | Tampa | 8am, 8:30am, or 9am BOOKED
  • Saturday, October 5th, evening Lettuce Lake Park | Tampa | 5:30pm, 6 pm, or 6:30pm BOOKED
  • Saturday, October 19th, morning Studio Sessions | Tampa |  8:30am, 9am, 9:30am, or 10am, 10:30 BOOKED
  • Saturday, October 19th, evening Davis Island Beach/Park | Tampa | 5:30pm, 6pm, or 6:30 pm  BOOKED


Holiday weekend session retainer is $200. This includes twenty minutes on location at the locations, times and dates below. Additionally, the session includes the time of your session and an online proofing gallery of at least 15 images to select your favorite five digital images to download and print on your own (up to an 11×14 inch size).

Also, you may purchase the entire gallery online for an additional $150 when your proofing gallery is available (digital negatives will be made available to download in a zip file).

Holiday Weekend Mini Session Dates/Times/Locations:
  • Saturday, November 2nd morningYbor City | Tampa | 8am, 8:30am, 9am, or 9:30am
  • Saturday, November 2nd, evening John Chesnut Sr. Park | Palm Harbor |  4:30, 5:00 pm, 5:30 pm, or 6:00 pm BOOKED
  • Saturday, November 9th, morning University of Tampa | Tampa | 8 am, 8:30 am, 9 am, or 9:30 am BOOKED
  • Saturday, November 9th, evening Redington Long Pier | Redington Shores | 4 pm, 4:30 or 5 pm BOOKED
  • Saturday, November 16th, morning Winthrop Town Center | Riverview | | 8 am, 8:30 am, 9 am, or 9:30 am BOOKED
  • Saturday, November 16th, evening E.G. Simmons Park & Beach | Ruskin |4pm, 4:30, or 5 pm BOOKED

Keep in mind, half of your non-refundable retainer is due at time of booking for all mini-sessions. That helps secures your prefered time and date. Additionally, your electronic booking will be sent within 24 businsess hours of request and you then have two days to secure your booking before the requested date/time is released. Final payment of the retainer is due two weeks before your session date.

Locations are subject to change if needed (ie. red tide, event calendar conflicts, pending permit approvals). To view more samples of photos take at these locations, or inspiration for colors that work well together, visit my fall newsletter HERE.  Don’t want to miss out on first dibs on booking next year? Make sure you sign up for my newsletter! Email Brooke@HamiltonCreekPhotography.com for more details!

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South Tampa Photographer: In Home Lifestyle Photo Session

I love meeting new famlies. As a south Tampa photographer, I love documenting the homes and unique neighborhoods. This in-home session was no exception. It really doesn’t get any more sweet than this little guy and his family just spending some lazy time together in the comfort of their beautiful home. The light, the lines, and their own design details really added to their story. If you have a space you love and think it could add to your family’s story, don’t be shy about setting up an in-home more relaxed lifestyle photo session.

Tampa locations are gorgeous and varied, but sometimes the best place for your kids is a spot they are more comfortable. Plus, if they get dirty or uncomfortable, you can change them on the spot. Need a snack, not a problem? I love in-home lifestyle photo sessions as much as I love rolling around on the beach! Picking your location can be as easy as your home if you haven’t done a session there, yet.

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I don’t know how his parents ever say “no” to those big brown eyes!

The best part of this session was just hanging out and watching them interact together. The sweet moments of everyday, mixed in with beautiful moments that are less lifestyle. More portraits, but still focus on your connections. As a south Tampa photographer, I love exploring new neighborhoods. I also love taking families to some of my favorite little parks that are part of their neighborhoods, too. Fred Ball Park and Swann Circle Park are two great south Tampa photo locations if you feel like your space doesn’t have enough space for a little outdoor space as well.

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I am also down to the last mini-sessions at the time of this publication.

Thursday, October 17th, Winthrop Town Center & Green Space | Riverview | 6:00 or Saturday, November 2nd morningYbor City | Tampa | 8am. Find more details about the packages for these two minis online on the BLOG ( http://hamiltoncreekphotography.com/tampa-holiday-mini-sessions-2019-family-photos-tampa/).

My fall schedule will only allow for one more full session in December as well. If you are looking at pictures for 2019, email me today. Otherwise, I am taking winter and spring sessions for 2020! Wow, that is weird to type out, 2020! Gosh, time flies!

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Medard Park Family Photos

This location is one of my favorite places for fall photo sessions. Medard Park family photos; it really doesn’t get better. There is room to move. The big trees, and gorgeous backlighting are perfect for family pictures this time of year. I loved the kids colorful outfits. Full of pattern and color and then mom stood out in her lovely white dress. The biggest reason it all worked together is everyone had different textures. They were not all in the same type of fabric. The colors were playful and happy, just like their personalities. Maybe colorful isn’t for you. But, you should do you when picking outfits for your own family photos.

Fall family photos don’t have to be stuffy. Everyone can be comfortable. Still put together enough that you want to display the photos in your home. If it is 100 degrees out, no need to put sweaters on. Just be yourselves. I love how bright these colors look in the green backdrop. They radiate, nonly because of that gorgeous backlighting. Their bonds and obvious closeness comes through in all the photos. I mean, does it get any sweeter? I could photograph them all day long!

If you are still looking to capture your family this fall, I have a couple fun locations open. I have one morning mini-session and one sunst mini open in November. I also haveone studio spot open for fall. Then, for full session spots, there are only two spots open for the rest of the year! So, don’t delay! I can’t open more dates, so take advantage of what is open at this time!

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Riverview Florida Winthrop Town Centre Couple Photo Session

Winthrop Town Centre is a great spot for photos. It is kind of the go to place if you are looking to do photos in Riverview Florida. Homecoming season is coming, and I just know the next few weekends will be filled with sweet couples and friends taking advantage of the fun photo backdrops Winthrop Town Centre provides. I mean, what isn’t to love. You have brick backdrops, a gorgeous house with pineapple shutters and gas lights and then ivy and jasmine living walls that all make a perfect backdrop.

Thankfully for this couple, we did the session before homecoming season. Otherwise, we may have been fighting for space, right? I mean Winthrop Town Centre is the spot for homecoming photos every fall! This past weekend was full! I love that this couple did another session with me this year. I met them last year and we hit the beach for their session. This year, we mixed urban settings and lush green space in the most beautiful lighting. I loved their mix of traditional holiday colors with rose gold pops of this amazing pencil skirt.

Do you want your own holiday photos at this gorgeous location this year? There is still one sunset spot open, October 17th, check the blog post for details – http://hamiltoncreekphotography.com/tampa-holiday-mini-sessions-2019-family-photos-tampa/. Or if mornings are better for your family, there is a sunrise session here on Saturday, November 16th (at time of publication at least!).

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When you meet at a Starbucks, how can you not take a photo in front of a Starbucks? Love this! Winthrop Town Centre Starbucks is the best for photo ops!

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Brandon Florida Maternity Pictures

Well, it literally took weeks to finally get this session in. The rain we had in August just never stopped. And then when we thought we were in the clear, the days we would reschedule kept having rain in the forecast, too. But finally, we had a day of great weather! But seriously, it actually rained for a few seconds on us still. While the sun shined. Thus, they have a rainbow in their pictures. These Brandon Florida maternity pictures were a long time coming but worth the wait!

The location was their gorgeous yard. I mean, this much space is hard to come by, so we had fun exploring lots of open areas. I loved how much variety of light and clouds we had in that short timeframe, too. The blues they wore really popped against the green space as well. The dress fit this gorgeous mama perfectly and accentuated her perfect bump! I can’t wait to meet baby boy and see them become a family of four soon. But for now, enjoy their maternity photos celebrating their last few moments as a family of three.

Are you expecting? I am now taking maternity clients for December. Or, if you want a mini-session this fall while the weather is good, don’t forget to check out what session dates and times are still open HERE. The mini sessions may be a great time to announce a pregnancy or do your own maternity photos as well. Brandon Florida maternity pictures can be in the comfort of your own home, or in one of the awesome locations we have around Tampa Bay!

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Riverview Florida: Fall Family Photos

Riverview Florida fall family photos may sound like a joke, right? Fall in Florida? Yup, we get a taste of fall every now and then. We may be slightly warmer than our friends north of us who will soon be picking apples, and even visiting pumpkin patches without sweating. But, fall is still a season to be celebrated! These fall family photos we did recently in my favorite location were the perfect way to kick off my mini-sessions in Tampa 2019!

This family nailed their styling for the location and the season. Navy and mustard is a classic color combination. Instead of just leaving it as is, they added a bit of pink or coral into the colors, too. You could have also added a deeper burnt orange or maroon, and had a similar fall effect. They also did a great job of combining patterns and fabrics. This way they look great together, and on their own, too. What comes out in these pictures is not only their great style and beauty, but their clear affection and love for each other and I am so thankful to be the one to document their family the last three years in a row. It really is such a pleasure seeing families year after year!

The colors worked perfect with the glowy sunshine we enjoyed not only in the Winthrop Town Centre area, but also the green space shots. I loved that in a mini-session we were able to get two looks so easily! I have one more spot at Winthrop Town Centre on October 17th for a weekday mini. Don’t delay and snag that last spot – http://hamiltoncreekphotography.com/tampa-holiday-mini-sessions-2019-family-photos-tampa/.

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