Brought to you by our favorite local photographers in St. Augustine!
The nation’s oldest city provides a perfect backdrop to capture and preserve the smiles, laughter and love a family shares, and we wanted to share some of our favorite local photographers in the St. Augustine and greater Jacksonville area. From maternity to newborn, family, weddings, holiday photos and more, we hope this becomes your go-to list when looking for all of your family’s photography needs.
Rya Duncklee Studios is an exclusive, full-service studio offering photography and videography services to the Jacksonville and surrounding areas. Specializing in hybrid first-year milestone photography, with specialties in maternity, newborn, baby, and one-year portraits. Rya Duncklee Studios also creates short family films for clients wanting something extra special and unique. The unique, full-service studio offers an end-to-end design service for clients, complete with custom framing and complimentary installation. Rya is an international, award-winning professional photographer who is also an active member of both PPA and NAPCP. Rya is available for commissions worldwide.
Mary Huszcza of 8.08 Photography specializes in births, newborn, and the first year. She also offers milestone sessions for older babies/children and families on a limited basis. Mary has trained, both online and in person, with some of the most prominent newborn photographers in the industry. She received a Master’s Degree in occupational therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina and has spent 15 years working with babies and children with special needs. You can rest assured that Mary has the training and skills necessary to safely handle the most important little person in your life and deliver beautiful images that you’ll treasure forever.
Hillary Lauren specializes in family portraiture, capturing moments quickly and organically. With previous focus on wedding and engagement photography, she understands that moments with children move fast and are truly precious! If she’s not at home chasing her two little boys around, she is chasing her client’s children on the beach or at a park, bringing a genuine love and true passion for photography to each of her sessions. She recently moved to St. Augustine with her family from Boston, MA and has loved every minute of soaking up this beautiful area behind the lens of her camera!
April Peebles Photography is an exclusive, full-service portrait studio located in Fleming Island, FL, and serves the greater Jacksonville area and beyond. In order to create heirloom keepsakes and artwork that you’ll be thrilled to display and showcase in your home, you and April will collaborate in designing your session, and then view your images through an in-person reveal and ordering appointment – which means you’ll have her professional assistance every step of the way! While April is specially-trained in newborn posing and safety, offering a complete photographic study of your newest little addition (including family), she also offers custom on-location or studio portrait sessions, including the newly-added “Girls Day Out” experience for you and whomever you most wish to be photographed with (complete with hair and makeup). April is a member of the Professional Photographers of America and the National Association of Professional Child Photographers, and is listed among the Top Newborn and Portrait Photographers in Jacksonville.
Megan Soto Photography is a family centered, family run business. With an emphasis on emotions Megan Soto Photography focuses on lifestyle family photography, striving to capture genuine moments that are a true representation of your present stage of life. With a background in working with children with special needs and three children of her own, you can trust Megan to be patient with your family.