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Cute girl standing by shoreline posing for picture

Life should be a perfect balance between work, play, and relaxation with Perdido Key Beach Pictures. Sometimes things just don't work out that way though. Work can really pull us away from family and the important things in life. But not to worry, if you are lucky, you get to...

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Family holding hands walking down beach

So you have a fall trip booked for a quick family trip to the beach and you are now looking at Google for Gulf Shores Family Beach Photographers. Well, look no further because we are the premier professional portrait photographers in the area. Being a husband and wife team with over...

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Child on beach sitting in wooden chair

One of my absolute favorite sessions is children's beach photography in Perdido Key. With sugar white sands and smiling baby faces, who could ask for a better backdrop and subject. Perdido Key is the spot. Unlike other little beach town's that have turned into tourist traps...

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Young girl sitting on boardwalk posing for picture

Did we mention we love professional photography in Gulf Shores? Well if you haven't heard me screaming it by now, here goes, "I LOVE MAKING ART!!!" There is something about capturing moments in time that really appeals to me. Though it is present, as soon as my shutter snaps...

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Photo of Family on Beach with sunset in background

So you have been searching for a professional photographer in Orange Beach and you are overwhelmed at how many different options there are? Not sure who to choose? Well, let us introduce ourselves. We are Maggie and Ryan and we are Sun Shots! We have been serving the Gulf...

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Couple taking picture on beach by boat

People often ask if we do engagement photography and our answer is always, YES!!! Not only do we do engagement photography, we go over the top. We are also now offering couples cruises on our charter boat and we capture amazing art along with helping create an amazing experience. Sure popping...

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Reunion family photograph on the beach

Are you searching for a photographer in Gulf Shores? While on vacation you should consider a professional portrait photography session. I am not talking about snapshots, I am talking about hiring a professional to come and take the photos for you. On the beach, having a studio...

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Siblings posing for photo on beach

One of the favorite parts of my job being a professional portrait photographer in Gulf Shores is repeat clients. I get no greater joy than watching families grow and develop through my lens. To us, our clients are like our family. Over the years we watch these beautiful families and their...

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Are you in the market for professional beach portraits in Orange Beach, Alabama? If so we have a little advice. Sometimes it is best to just sit back, take a deep breath and take it all in. Our world is absolutely beautiful and the small moments in life make it all...

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Two brothers sitting on beach for photograph

Someday's I "LOVE" my job, and then other days I "LOVE" my job. Yesterday was one of those days! Right now we have a teething baby at the house who is really having issues with waking up at 2 a.m. and wanting to watch tractor videos. Yes tractor videos at 2 a.m., and as crazy as it may sound,...

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Our island boat excursions offer families on vacation a unique way to spend the day. We offer a three-hour cruise aboard our custom built boat. The boat itself is a true head turner and we were able to help build it. We weren't the mastermind of construction, but more the laborer that put it...

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High School Senior Posing for Photograph

It is that time of year for high school senior portraits at the beach! I know what you are thinking, let's get my senior portraits done at the beach and let's find a photographer to do them. Sounds like a great idea, but you better do your homework because senior portraits are easy, but...

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Dad and son goofing off at the beach

Summer is finally here and we want to interview for the job of your family photographer in Gulf Shores. We are a husband and wife team with over fifteen years of family portrait experience on the beach. We are the old school photographers you have always heard about and our...

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Two brothers enjoying a sunrise family beach photo session.

Professional beach sunrise portraits are a great way to start a great day on your family beach vacation, and we want to be your photographer near Orange Beach. Not only will you as a family get to see a sunrise, very rare, you will get to experience our favorite session time of...

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Boy posing for picture on beach

Are you taking a last minute trip to the beach this summer before school starts and looking for info on beach portraits in Orange Beach? This time of year the crowds are starting to subside and the heat is starting to drop. The changing of the seasons is always welcomed here, but this time of...

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Siblings posing for picture on beach

One of the best things about being an Orange Beach photographer is that we get to meet many awesome families that are on vacation and enjoying some much-needed family beach time. With the hustle and bustle of everyday modern life, we need such family beach breaks to re-center...

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Photography with mom and four sons with ocean in background

I bet you just can't name a better way to spend a spring break than with a family trip to the Perdido Key Beach. Thank goodness our group from yesterday did just that. Last night we got to spend an afternoon session on the beach with this awesome family while...

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Child having picture made at beach

Meet Garrett!!! We had the awesome opportunity of working with him and his wonderful extended family at last night's sunset beach portrait session. Garrett is three and he said his absolute favorite things to do while on vacation is "playing on the beach". Thank goodness...

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High School Senior posing for yearbook photo

This time of year is one of my favorites at the beach, especially for senior portraits at the beach. Summer is starting to come into season and life is once again returning to our quaint little island. It is also the time of year we get to work with high school seniors for this year's class...

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A surprise proposal on the bow of the boat

She said YES!!!

What a wonderful day for a romantic sunset couples cruise! It was even better because this handsome guy decided to pop the most important question! He wanted a surprise proposal and what better way to set the stage than a romantic sunset cruise. He had actually been...

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Surprise Engagement Beach Photography

What a great session last night on the beach while doing some Gulf Shores engagement photography! This handsome fellow thought it would be a great idea to pop the question during his couples photography beach session. It was an absolute surprise and this beau pulled it off without a hitch. He...

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Two brothers taking beach picture

We've entered the era of the photographic "LOST GENERATION". People are taking photos more than ever, but they're nearly all digital files with very few tangible prints being produced. By now we know that digital never means safe, yet millions of memories are currently being entrusted to...

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Couple hugging on front of sail boat

Do you need an engagement photographer?

What is more romantic that sunset cruise with a surprise engagement? Absolutely nothing! Last night we were fortunate enough to take part in just that. The story we were able to tell was just amazing. The weather was perfect, and...

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Are you looking for a photographer near Gulf Shores? If you are, we would love to tell you all about our services. We are a husband and wife team and we are passionate about professional family beach portraits. In fact, that is all we do! Since 2001, we have served the beautiful Gulf Shores,...

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Family portrait on beach with sunsetting behind them over the ocean.

I sure hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and had an opportunity to get out and take some Gulf Shores sunset family beach photography! We sure did, plus we got to spend yesterday afternoon with this wonderful family while on their fall beach break vacation. I am just...

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