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? Life is full of moments worth celebrating and we are here to provide you and your family with an incredible experience and of course, beautiful photography and 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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Tampa Bay Parenting Cover Shoot

Behind the Scenes // January Cover // Tampa Bay Parenting


1. Photography, 2. Hockey,  3. College Football For those of you who know me, know those are my 3 favorite past times. Depending on how things are going (for example making a run at the Stanley Cup or heading to New Orleans for a National Championship Game) the order of priority can change, however the passion […]

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Newborn Portrait Copyright Cloud 9 Studios

Happy New Year!


I wanted to take a brief blog-moment to wish everyone a Happy New Year! I realize as I am editing my website for the new year how much of a slacker I became in the fall with my blogging. I suppose this should be one of my New Years Resolutions … #1 Resolution – Get […]

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Guest Blog // Creating Shared Meaning // Dr. Jeanne Peterson


Today Dr. Jeanne Peterson, a family psychologist, is guest blogging for us on the important topic of family. Over a cup of coffee we struck up an interesting conversation about family psychology as it related to photography and I told her she just had to share it with my blog readers! Thank you Jeanne for taking the time […]

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Session Stories - We Love to Share!

First Birthday Portrait Session

Baby Energy // 1st Birthday Session // Baby Girl


Giggles and baby teeth … the combination will melt any heart. How can you not smile when a baby smiles and giggles at you? First Birthday sessions are one of my favorites. They mark a major milestone in a child’s life, and usually bring a sigh of relief to the parents that they made it […]

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Tampa Bay Parenting Cover Shoot

Behind the Scenes // January Cover // Tampa Bay Parenting


1. Photography, 2. Hockey,  3. College Football For those of you who know me, know those are my 3 favorite past times. Depending on how things are going (for example making a run at the Stanley Cup or heading to New Orleans for a National Championship Game) the order of priority can change, however the passion […]

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Tampa Bay Parenting August 2015 Cover

Behind the Scenes // August Cover of Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine


Blue Eyes + Blonde Curls = Unstoppable Cuteness! This month’s cover of Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine was photographed on location at Corbett Preparatory School (IDS). The little boy was one of last year’s Cover Kid winners and when we saw his stunning blue eyes, David (Editor of the magazine) and I knew exactly where on campus […]

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