Tuesday, December 12, 2017

John and Virginia's Maternity Session - Candice Smith Photography in Naples, Fl

I recently had the opportunity to photograph a maternity session for my cousin and his fiance. She was a week from her due date when we finally got together. And that week has since passed, leaving me to share the news that my cousin and his fiance welcomed their baby, Eden, into the world on Dec 8th.

Even the pups got in on the action! 


Birth and Newborn photos will be shared soon!   

It was an amazing experience; a moment that I will be forever grateful for. I can’t thank them enough for the opportunity to witness and photograph the happiest day of their lives. 
 Welcome to the family, Eden!

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Baby Ella - Candice Smith Photography in Naples, Fl

My boyfriend and I celebrated our 9th anniversary by taking a mini roadtrip to Central Florida. We included all of the things we love in this trip: each other, friends, nature, and photography. This series is all about our friends.

Meet Baby Ella! She is the daughter of two of our closest friends and my boyfriend's God-daughter!

Two generations of proud women who absolutely adore this precious girl!

Father (left) and God-father (right)

He's such a proud best friend and new God-father!

And here's her (maternal) Uncle as he fawns over his first niece.


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Connie + Andy - Candice Smith Photography in Naples, Fl

On an absolutely GORGEOUS day in October, we decided to take a mini roadtrip up to Central Florida. After learning of our plans, a few of our most loyal clients asked to take advantage of an equally gorgeous location that we had on our agenda. They made the two and a half hour trip up to meet us and we had some amazing sessions!

Thank you to all of my clients who indulged this farther than usual location and for letting me capture such amazing photos for you all! I think we'll have to plan to do this again! :)

And a bonus: This baby squirrel took notice of us as we were photographing this couple against it's tree. He climbed down from his tree and promptly followed us away. Trying to get him back to the tree, Connie had to remove him from nursing on her shoe and climbing up her pant leg. We snapped this quick photo and devised a plan to get him back into the tree and get out of the area as soon as possible so that he couldn't follow us again. He definitely had enough adventure for today....and he definitely added to ours! 

We're hopeful his momma had him in her sight the whole time and they were soon reunited!


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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Seeking 2018 Senior Reps - Candice Smith Photography in Naples, Fl

First, I'd like to congratulate you all on your upcoming senior year! It's an amazing time in your lives. A time when you get to make some of the best memories of your youth, make some of the greatest friends you'll ever have, and learn about yourselves and what you want to do once you've graduated high school. But, before all of that happens...you get to enjoy this amazing year ahead of you!

So, what is a senior rep? 
A senior rep is an outgoing, confident, and fun-loving individual(s) who is willing to refer friends to Candice Smith Photography for THEIR high school senior portraits in exchange for their own FREE session(s) + other incentives.

* You must be an upcoming 2018 senior. (check out the bottom of this post if you are a 2019 senior!)
* If you are under 18 years of age, your parent must consent and sign a model release that allows CSP to use your images online and in print forms for marketing/advertising purposes. If you are over 18, you will sign your own model release.
* You must attend school within 40 miles of 34116.
* You and your parent(s) must agree to only use and promote CSP for your high school senior portraits. 
 * If you have a FB - you must create an album for your session images and link back to the CSP's Facebook business page.
* You must be willing and able to refer friends to CSP for their senior portraits. Extra incentives are given based on the number of additional referrals/friends you get to book with CSP. :)

What you get:
*A FREE mini session (30-45 minutes). It may include an outfit change providing adequate time. You'll be provided with 5 watermarked images from your session and rep cards (with your image) to pass out to your friends! This session must be photographed by February 2017.
 *A FREE (1-2 hour long) session, shot later in the year, that will provide you with an additional 20-30 images to share with your friends and family.
*A FB album, with your images included, dedicated solely to our senior rep team.
*A blog post that introduces you as a CSP Senior Rep. This post will feature images from your session along with information you'd like to share regarding your interests, hobbies, goals etc and will be posted soon after your initial mini session.

Added incentives?
Yes! But, you'll have to email to learn more about them! I can't wait to hear from you :)

To see more images (including non-high school seniors) check out my facebook page at:

What are you waiting for? :) Email me! 


Attention 2019 Seniors
If you are an upcoming 2019 senior, or know someone that is, and are interested in this rep program too - email me! I'd be more than happy to discuss this opportunity with anyone who is interested in joining in for the next round! :)


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