It’s easy to get caught up in the natural beauty of the Gulf Coast, and even easier to get so lost in the fun you’re having that you forget to pull out the camera. Once you do, good luck getting your toddlers or teenagers to smile for the 57th time.
While you’re busy planning every second of your stay, take a moment to stop and smell the sea oats. Seriously, look around you. Could there be a better backdrop for a professional portrait? Sugar white sand, sparkling blue-green waters … and don’t even get us started on those sunsets.
Enter Amy Hall, one of our favorite Gulf Coast photographers. From weddings to family beach sessions, she can help you capture a moment you’ll be proud to show off when you get home.
Amy has a true gift, and it all started with a gift from her family back in high school. When they gave her that point-and-shoot camera, she suddenly found herself taking pictures of everything.
“I decided soon after that this could be something I would love doing the rest of my life,” Amy says.
So she applied for a college photography scholarship and won, then studied the art form for two years before starting her own business. Since then, she has continued to learn and grow – using the Gulf Coast’s natural splendor as her study hall.
“Northwest Florida offers beautiful backdrops for photographers – whether you like the beach, nature trails or cityscape, we’ve got it all,” she says. “It’s also a plus that the weather stays warm for a good bit of the year.”
Amy Hall Photography offers portraits in your choice of venue. Her session fee is due the day your photos are made, and prints or digital purchases are available once the images are online to view. If you live out of town, Hall is happy to mail the finished product to your home.
“I try to bring a freshness to each session so everyone’s photos are unique,” Amy says. “I work with families beforehand to make sure we capture their personalities and interests.”
Say cheese! (Or sunset … or beach ball … or dolphin.)
– Ashley Kahn Salley,
Lead Storyteller, Innisfree Hotels