Posts with tag: "south tampa mini sessions"
Twelve by Twelve Month 9 NOSTALGIA
Monday, September 28, 2015
By Laurel
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Another month and and another struggle as to how I could interpret this month's theme .... NOSTALGIA.  And two weeks ago I read an article in the Tampa Bay Business Journal and the light bulb turned on.

 

I'm taking it back to my college years ... back when in I graduated from high school up in Fort Walton Beach and I decided to get out of town. I attended the University of Maryland in Munich, Germany.  My dad (who was in the military) got orders to Frankfurt, Germany and my family left the summer before my senior year.  I stayed behind to finish up with all of my friends. Once I graduated HS I jumped on a plane and flew to Germany.

I couldn't wait to see the world. 


And boy did I.

 

I'm sure most know that there is no drinking age in Germany.  And if you are on base, it's 18 and I was certainly that. 

 

I started my freshman year in Munich knowing one girl from HS who just happened to be there too.  I met lots of people and spent many hours drinking, barely getting a passing GPA my first semster.  Something I'm not proud of but something I would NEVER trade.  I saw the world.  And it was worth every moment.

 

So back to the business journal... announcing that the Hofbräuhaus was opening. I couldn't wait to go and see if it would be the same.  And it was.  Brought back so many memories!!!

Most that know me know that I don't drink much anymore.  I fullfilled that square during my two years in Munich and then some.  So when it came time to order a beer I ordered the small one.  My husband told to order the liter and we'd share it.  When it arrived it smelled and tasted JUST like I remember.  Another moment I'm not proud of but I could put 4-5 of these away in a night a walk home.  I think on this day I drank most of it.

So there... that's my nostalgia story as portrayed by my iphone pics.

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Me and my husband.

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And don't laugh... I found a picture of me back in the day and put it up next to the one I took last week.  Boy, I still look so young!  Pfff.... must be the beer talking!

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Prost people!!!! 

Don't stop here.  Check out the next photographer in our circle Reilly of Reilly Maguire Photography

 
Holiday mini session info
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By Laurel
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Annoucing my holiday mini session info. 

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Beach mini session - the P family
Friday, May 08, 2015
By Laurel
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One of my favorite places to shoot is under the Peir in Redington Beach.  I set up some mother's day mini sessions and am thrilled with how they truned out.

 

Meet Hillary and her adrobale kids.  I've know Hilary for a long time now and just adore her!  Such a sweet, kind person.  And her kids are so adroable!

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The E family
Thursday, May 22, 2014
By Laurel
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I photographed these kids years ago and I love that they came back.  This time mom wanted the whole family and I loved everything about it!  I absolutely love photographing here.

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Beach mini sessions - August
Thursday, September 05, 2013
By Laurel
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Back in August I had a evening of mini sessions out at Redngton Beach Pier.  I was thrilled with how they are turned out.  Here are a few from the multiple sessions!