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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Halloween Quick Takes for Charity – October 25th

Wesley Chapel and Tampa’s Premier Children’s Photography Studios – Supporting our community October is upon us and it seems like if you blink twice we go from here to Christmas without even realizing it! There are many wonderful days between now and December 25th. Days worth celebrating, enjoying and remembering with our kids and family. [...]

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What Photographing Over 2000 Babies Taught Us!

It was the middle of an afternoon, early this spring, when my studio phone rang. I was excited when I realized it was my good friend and amazing photographer Gail. She was calling at the end of a 2 hour long newborn session to tell me about what had happened. We often do this with [...]

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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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Session Stories - We Love to Share!


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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