Welcome to Cloud 9 Studios

What are you celebrating -- Is it the birth of your new baby? A milestone in your child's life? A holiday or occasion? Whatever your reason, we are here to provide you and your family with an incredible experience and of course, beautiful portraits.

A Cloud 9 Portrait will be a piece of art in your home for a lifetime. Take a look around our website, then give us a call or drop us an email and tell us how we can help you celebrate your family!

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First Birthday Portrait

Welcome to our newly designed website


Over the summer I was browsing the internet looking at various vineyards – for those of you who don’t know, I LOVE wine. As I was sipping on a glass of a Pinot Noir, it hit me that these websites told stories. They told stories of the wines, the vineyards, the families and of the [...]

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Tampa Bay Parenting September 2014

Behind the Scenes | September Cover Tampa Bay Parenting


Tampa Bay Parenting – Makings of the September Cover I have been waiting for this cover session since last winter when I found out that one of my long time client’s daughter was one of the cover contest winners! I called Ericka immediately and shared my congratulations and started dreaming about which month she would [...]

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Are you ready for some Baseball?


Wesley Chapel and Tampa’s Premier Children’s Portrait Studio – Vintage Baseball Last week my family went on a vacation to Seattle and were fortunate to see the Mariners v Mets game. Being from New York and growing up die-hard Mets fans, we were all of course obnoxiously rooting for the away team. The Mariner’s Ballpark [...]

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Session Stories - We Love to Share!

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Audra’s 1 Year Baby Album / Session Story


It has been a year and I still remember meeting Yolanda and her daughter Audra for the first time. After all, it isn’t everyday I meet someone with my grandmother’s name. Since I never had the privilege of meeting my grandmother, a little tingle goes through my body when I hear her name. Silly, I [...]

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Tampa Bay Parenting September 2014

Behind the Scenes | September Cover Tampa Bay Parenting


Tampa Bay Parenting – Makings of the September Cover I have been waiting for this cover session since last winter when I found out that one of my long time client’s daughter was one of the cover contest winners! I called Ericka immediately and shared my congratulations and started dreaming about which month she would [...]

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Senior Portraits Class of 2015

Summer – Senior Season! – Part 1


The summer brings many things to Florida – rain, heat, humidity and time off of school. That sounds like a wonderful combination for Senior Portraits doesn’t it. Ha! Time off school maybe, the weather? Not so much. This is the time of year I thank God for my nice air conditioned studio space. Many of [...]

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