"Scouting the Best of Local" - Scout Guide Sarasota

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New Guides (see the latest on the national page) have come out in Charlottesville, Aspen, Memphis and Baltimore but we are still enjoying our first volume, Scout Guide Sarasota here in Sarasota!    James and Christine Griffith, established their salon in 1988 and now have 3 locations in Sarasota, Venice and Boca Grande.  Their tag...

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SWD - Yacht&Home Interiors

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The Yachting World... It was exciting for me to be on one and photograph it!  For Susan Winchester Dabney's latest project, “Bespoke,” the yacht owners requested that the boat be open and airy, uncluttered and available to seat as many people as possible. They also desired the boat to have a...

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ARC - Animal Rescue Coalition photo shoot.

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What fun for me to shoot for ARC - Animal Rescue Coalition . I love animals so much and enjoyed these moments with them in their owners homes... Could Boot's paws be any whiter??    This is Gracie! Who is adorable with her unique wiry fur...  Shadow was so good and patient and...

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TSG Sarasota - Scout Guide spreads

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  Shop Local!   The Scout Guide (TSG) is a network of city guides that highlight the best of local in each of the locations they cover. TSG showcases each town’s homegrown and independently owned businesses in a variety of ways: A beautiful print publication, carefully curated city blogs, and regularly...

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Local businesses that have been "Scouted"...

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To have been "Scouted" means you've been invited to be in the local edition of The Scout Guide which is "an inspired network, that cross-promotes independent businesses and entrepreneurs, in print and online". TSG Sarasota is the lateset volume and here are some of the spreads I photographed... Brigid Saah, co-owner of Tile Market Sarasota...

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Launch Party of The Scout Guide Sarasota, Volume 1

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Its finally here! TSG  The Scout Guide Sarasota Volume 1 The launch party was at The Met Sarasota Fashion House and Day Spa on St. Armands Circle.  20,000 books were delivered to the editor Susan Doane, so we had stacks everywhere! Gorgeous flowers were provided by Jim and Arthur of  Tiger Lily Florist, Sarasota Niki...

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The Psychology of the Colors You Choose to Wear...

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A business portrait of yourself delivers a lot of information quickly because the eye percieves all the aspects of the image all at once, whereas reading about the person often takes longer to process the same information.  The style of clothing is one way to deliver a message about who you...

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Product Photography

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   Its always important to have pictures of your products.   Whether introducing something new or reminding people of what you carry, having great images on hand give you the opportunity to promote your company in ads, Facebook campaigns or blogs.  It also gives a company the opportunity to educate the public.  ​Product...

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Beyond the Lens : Professional Photography

Professional photography is accomplished by individuals who have the unique ability to go beyond the camera lens and into the heart of personal essence or being. This essence - rather than the static appearance of a person, becomes both the source and the goal of image expression. Professional photographers intuitively discern...

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Chef Craig








These images were shot for website and promotional purposes, depicting the teaching component of Chef Craig's work as well as the in-home cooking services he provides to families.

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Photography for Simply Spoiled Boutique, Sarasota Florida
















This portrait of owner Vanessa Opstal and the following photographs of her boutique, Simply Spoiled and some ot the products she sells,  were taken for her website www.simplyspoiledboutique.com Simply Spolied specializes in skin care and bath&body products.  The store was designed by her husband Maurice Opstal,  President of Stellar Development.

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Photo shoot for Wreathinc. Sarasota










This portrait of wreath designer Nora Nowicki and her unique, handmade wreaths were shot in various locations in Sarasota, Florida for Wreathinc.'s upcoming website and brochure.  At the moment wreaths from Wreathinc. are available on Etsy  http://www.etsy.com/shop/wreathinc?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=App_Seller&utm_content=shops&utm_campaign=fb_seller_shop2

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Examples of Good vs. Bad posture from Designer Fitness...








These photographs were shot for www.designerfitness.com to illustrate how a lot of people stand (and sit) improperly! Darla, owner of Designer Fitness and deveolper of the ME system (Motion Empowered) says "It’s important to find the correct healthy posture for you and focus on keeping proper alignment, whether you’re sitting, standing or...

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Motivational Speaker, Polly Pitchford











These portraits were photographed in-studio for Polly Pitchford's website.  www.peptalks.me   Polly is a motivational speaker and fitness instructor who offers fun and useful, motivational tips on how to "Rediscover the Healthy You"...

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