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Gary + Jenni-Marie | ENGAGED | Christina Z Photography – Bradenton FL Engagement Photographer

Gary and Jenni-Marie have a August Florida Wedding planned. Guess who gets to photograph it? Yours truly! I’m thrilled. We had such a fun time during their engagement session. They were so relaxed with each other, I just love when couples make my job easy. Although, there was a challenge. 2 hours earlier I photographed Jenni’s sister’s engagement session and a month ago I photographed their littlest sister’s Senior Portraits at the same location! Yeah.. I had some work cut out for me! But lemme just say, I’m glad they chose me! Take a peek at some of my faves… Continue reading

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Ryan & Chelsea: ENGAGED | Bradenton Portrait Photographer – Christina Z Photography

Capturing your childhood best friend in pure engagement bliss = The Best Job in the World!

Chelsea and I were instant best friends when I moved next door in the 5th grade. From then on, we were in separable. Vacations, holidays, birthdays, slumber parties, dinner.. the list goes on. She stood by me when I got married, and I get to stand by her when she marries Ryan. I couldn’t be more thrilled, until I suggested I do her engagement photos (since I’m in the wedding). When she agreed that was the cherry on top.

Enough about my relationship with the bride-to-be, how about a sweet  love story… Chelsea had a jewelry party, and was bummed out because she wasn’t getting anything. To her surprise, Ryan purposed to her. In front of all her friends & family. <Cue the “awes”> How sweet?

When planning Chelsea & Ryan’s engagement session, they had suggested using H&H Nursery, since Ryan’s family owns it. It couldn’t have been more perfect. We even snuck over to the vineyards next door (with permission of course).  There were so many favorites of mine, I would clog Facebook‘s Newsfeed for hours… so without further ado, here is Ryan & Chelsea’s e-session.

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Marissa & Dalton | PAINT WAR

What’s more fun than throwing some paint at your boyfriend? Taking pictures while doing it! DUH!! I saw this idea going around on Pinterest and just had to try it out. Of course I had to volunteer my beautiful little sister and her boyfriend! So when I was visiting in Bradenton, Florida we set it up and it was a great time! Lots of paint, giggles, smiles, a big mess & beautiful photos, it’d say that sounds like success! hehehe. Enjoy!

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Couples Paint War Photo Session by © Christina Z Photography

A paint war photo session would be awesome for engagements, families, or a rock the dress photo session. If you love this, contact me to book yours! I promise you, it’ll be loads of fun!

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LOVE by Christina Z Photography

Happy Valentine’s Day lovely! One of my most favorite thing to photograph is LOVE! It really warms by heart to capture two people in love, and I have had plenty of opportunities to do so. I thought I would share some of them with you on this day full of love! Prepare to say “awww!”

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Young Couple in LOVE Paint War Photo Session | Love by Christina Z Photography ©

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What to Wear: Valentine’s Day

I’m so excited about Valentine’s Day! I have Valentine Sessions coming up, and wanted to share some ideas on what to wear!

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Hope this is helpful! Enjoy!

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Jesse&Danielle | COUPLES

Jesse & Danielle were awesome to work with! A spunky, fun, young couple who are incredibly in love (is what I gathered from our session). They have been in the Jacksonville, NC area for a short time, and Jesse is off to deploy soon. I know how important pre-deployment photos are, it’s something they each can hold on to while being a part. I’m so lucky to be able to capture this important time in their lives and we had a great time doing so. Danielle had a couple ideas for her own, thank you Pinterest! Danielle’s only request was to have amazing light… I think I gave her what she asked for. What do you think?

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Enjoy each moment together! Hoping for a quick & easy deployment!

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J&J | LOVEBIRDS

This was my first session in 2013, and boy was it long overdue. Justine won this session during my 400 Fan Giveaway & we had to reschedule quiet a few times, due to weather, Marine Corps, baby, & the holidays.
I’m so glad I was finally able to get these loverbirds behind my camera!
Justine wanted to have some formal wear photos to display in their new home. And she let me use them as models for my Valentine Mini Sessions! They were great & we had fun!

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Valentine’s Mini Sessions

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I’m excited to announce that Christina Z Photography will be doing Valentine’s Mini Sessions which include:

15-30 Minute Session at an Outdoor Location
5-10 Retouched Hi-Res Images w/ Personal Use Release
Online Gallery – for instant download, sharing, and ordering

Open to Children 6+ Months Old (up to 4 children per mini)
OR
Lovebirds (2 adults)

ALL for $35.00!!!

Availability is limited, so be sure to book ASAP!
To book email christinazphotography@gmail.com

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