GINA BARCAGina is a Certified Professional Photographer specializing in commercial photography, branding and marketing. Since earning her Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design from the International Academy of Design and Technology, Gina has garnered over a decade of experience in digital media. Today, Gina develops marketing solutions for brands utilizing photography, videography and graphic design. In 2018 Gina received her Photographic Craftsman designation from PPA for her service to the photographic industry.
LAURA HELMKELaura is an award winning and nationally published photographer. She has been professionally shooting for 6 years, she has a photographic certification through Indian River State College and was previously the marketing director for a publishing company in Miami for 10 years. Laura loves being a photographer because she can connect with people, tell their story and bring out her creative talents through every portrait she captures. "The ability to capture those moments is my special gift. My goal is to capture raw, sweet, innocent emotions and to make images that will be treasured for lifetimes ahead." When not photographing, you can find her ringside with her Grand Champion Bullmastiff showdogs!
CRYSTAL SPEIRSCrystal is a twelve year Army Veteran. She completed her Bachelor's Degree in 2013, moved to Florida in 2015, and started a full time photography business in Florida 2016. She is a proud boy-mom and specializes in family portraiture from childhood portraits, from belly/newborn through high school. Crystal serves the photographic community on various board of directors and business associations.
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KATIE GOVEKatie is a sushi-loving traveler who loves to explore. Katie is a portrait photographer specializing in engagements and weddings. When not busy working, you will find her around some form or body of water spending quality time with her husband and three children. Katie fell in love with photography in high school while taking classes within the school photography program. "The creativeness I can imagine and bring to life makes this career choice the most rewarding."
ALEXANDRIA SALMIERIAlexandria is a wedding & portrait photographer specializing in adventurous elopements & creative personal branding photography. She is also a self-portrait artist that incorporates themes of fantasy, magic, the supernatural, and travel. Her wanderlust has taken her to Spain, Rome, Paris, Ireland, and Iceland. Alexandria is a total bookworm and comic-collector, and before becoming a professional photographer she earned her MA in Art History with a focus in Photography.
CRYSTAL SPURGEONCrystal is a family portrait photographer at the beginning of her professional journey, and has been an avid nature and portrait hobbyist for over 20 years. She is dedicated to helping provide a supportive community for creative-minded people to be able to learn, share, and grow together. This proud firefighter wife and mom of 2 adult children is a self-professed dreamer with a huge silly side. She is a left-handed Gemini who wants to share the beauty all around us every day, and experience it through other people's hearts as well.
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