Christmas Mini Sessions

Celebrate with relaxed and fun pictures

Christmas Mini Sessions


When: December 6th and 7th, 2014

Where: Studio Four – Cape Coral, FL

Cost: $99 with print and frame* AND (1) Digital Download!

Reservation required:, 239-476-2867


Register here

During the holiday season many families are preparing by buying presents, tress and wrapping paper. Another event that they usually plan for are  Christmas pictures with the whole family. Trying to perfect the most coordinated outfits for everyone and figuring out the perfect poses and places to shoot. Most families dread the holiday photography sessions because they can be stuffy and uptight and no one has any fun because the session is too structured. Why not add a little character and fun into your pictures with playful sessions that let your families true personalities shine through. Instead of posing next to trees and presents, why not try Christmas pillows and holiday themed banners, or even using Christmas pajamas instead of fancy clothes. It can be hard to get kids, especially younger ones to stay interested long enough to get those good shots, but with playful sessions you can let the little ones enjoy themselves and have fun playing with props and acting natural. A lot 0f the time the best shots happen when you least expect it, usually when the children are the most relaxed. Anything goes in these Christmas Mini sessions. If you can think it up we can most likely make it happen and make you happy. This Christmas season consider a playful Christmas mini session to capture your families holiday spirit.

Christmas Mini Sessions

We will be doing Christmas Mini Sessions at Studio Four, on December 6th & 7th, 2014. Sessions will include 30 minutes of shooting and a 8×10 print of  your choice. Spots are limited and will fill up fast for this event. Please contact  Kelly with Creative Imaginations Photography at to reserve your spot. The first five families that reserve a spot will receive a free handmade wood ornament with picture of their choice.

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Newborn Safety 101

Keeping the smallest of clients safe

 Most people don’t know just how much work goes into a newborn photography session. A lot of client don’t know or understand the safety precautions that need to be done during the session in order to keep the babies safe. Lots of holding, fixing, adjusting and propping up goes on to keep the babies from being injured. Countless hours can go into figuring out new ways to keep newborn clients safe. Whether it be using bean bags and blankets to prop them up, or having a parents hand wrapped in material to conceal that they are actually holding baby tightly.

Newborn safety 101

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There is so much to keeping a baby safe that new photographers haven’t been taught or do not think of.  Some see amazing photographs online and think that they were taken as they see them. Newborn Safety is the most important thing, it comes way before a great photograph. You can not expect an amazing photo to not have any extra work put into it. Let’s face it, newborns can be wiggle worms and the last thing any photographer would want is to injure the most precious client. Newborn safety 101 classes are great for any level of photographer looking to make sure that client safety is at the top of their list.

Newborn safety 101

Luckily the amazing Charlyne of Charlyne Lees Photography and Studio Four have teamed up to offer a Newborn Safety 101 course. Open to the public, anyone from a beginner wanting to start out or an experienced photographer wanting to get into newborn photography is welcome to attend. It will be held October 11, 2014 at Studio Four in Cape Coral, Fl from two to three thirty pm. If you are interested in this class please email studio four at as seats are limited.

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LadyCakes – Southwest florida baker

Brand new store front bakery

Bess Charles, owner of LadyCakes Bakery has opened a new store front location in southwest florida. Specializing in celebration cakes such as weddings, birthdays, retirements and baby shower.

LadyCakes - Southwest Florida Baker


1. Tell us a little about yourself and your background.

- I have been self taught in cake decorating and we have come up with all our recipes from scratch after much trial and error. LadyCakes began as just a hobby but as time went on a passion grew. When I talked to my husband and quitting his job and becoming the baker, he was completely on board and this is where LadyCakes really took off. We have been operating out of our home for about 4 years and then once we were licensed switched to a commercial kitchen. With many dedicated followers we have progressed into a beautiful storefront and the rest is history.

2. Where does the name lady cakes come from?

-LadyCakes originally was thought of because of our daughter. When she was little we would call her ladybug. But who wants to think about ladybugs while thinking about cake.. so we then turned it into LadyCakes.

3. What advice would you give to someone looking to start a career or business as a baker?

-It’s hard work, a consistent push to the finish line that never comes. If you have passion and dedication you will do just fine.

4. Tell us a little about your new store front location.

-Our new store is located at 2924 Del Prado Blvd South, Unit 7 in Cape Coral. We are just past the St. Andrews Church heading towards Cape Coral Pkwy, on the right. Stop by and see us.

5. Whats one thing you would tell a client when they are looking into a professional cake baker to make a cake for their special occasion?

-Do your research! Read reviews and look at their past work. There are many bakers out there that proclaim they are the best.. but deliver sub-par work.


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LadyCakes – Southwest Florida Baker

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Holiday Boudoir Photography Marathon

have you been naughty or nice!

Holiday Boudoir Marathon



2014 Holiday Boudoir Photography Marathon

Have you been draining your brain over what to get that special man of yours this year.  What about a soft cover book For His Eyes Only.  Something to keep him warm while your away, a nice gift to sneak into his backpack before travels or just because!

Dont worry we have you covered.  We understand how nerve-racking a boudoir session can be, so we’re here for you.  A completely comfortable and relaxed environment where you are in charge.  Your session can be designed around you and your comfort level. Of course we will be there to encourage you and to give just a little push when needed.


We’ve added mini boudoir sessions this year in order to allow everyone to get in on the action!  All the fame with none of the fuss for just $99.

hair & makeup

We will have a local Hair and Makeup stylist on hand for those extra special sessions. NOW FREE with all packages!

We’ve upgraded our packages to include an 8×8 Leather Bound, lay-flat album FREE to our Ultimate Package. Check out the deals now, only 6 spots available.

GUYS: Gift Certificates Available – do us both a favor and just go ahead and grab one!

package options:

Ultimate-Intimate $299

Up to (2) Hour Session
Multiple Outfit/scene changes
15 Hi-Res, Enhanced and edited images available for proofing
8×8 Leather Bound, Lay-Flat Peek-a-boo book!

FYEO $199

Up to (1) Hour Session
1 Outfit/Scene change
10 Hi-Res, Enhanced and edited images available for proofing
5×7 Leather Bound, Lay-Flat Peek-a-boo book!

Mini Sessions $99

30 Minute Session
3 Hi-Res, Enhanced and edited images available for proofing

You can upgrade your package with the following items:

12 month custom calendar: $45.00

Professional print packages: $25 – $100.00

8×8 book(10 pages): $65.00

10×10 book(20 pages): $150.00

Email US today to reserve your spot.  25% deposit required.


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Maternity session at Koreshan State Park

Bringing Fido

Maternity session at Koreshan State Park

When planning a maternity session most women start thinking of what to wear first. Sometimes its what props they will bring. There is a category of first time moms that have had babies before. They are thinking of a different prop entirely. The babies they have are extra hairy and have two too many legs. Moms to fur babies always say that they are their “first” and many want to include them in this special season of their life. This momma decided to do the same at her maternity session at Koreshan State Park in Estero, Fl which also has the Estero River running through it.

Its a fun addition to maternity sessions to include your four legged family members. As your about to welcome a new family member you also get to commemorate the last time you have with just your pet. They usually enjoy and cooperate at these types of maternity sessions best outdoors. They have plenty of room to run and wear off energy that keeps them easy going when its time to sit still and capture some memories. Gorgeous Koreshan State Park made a wonderful location to keep this fur baby busy while also giving a great background. This time of year it has plenty of lush vegetation that make pictures seem like you are miles away from anyone else. On the property also are original buildings from when the park was first established by Cyrus Teed in 1884. These buildings make excellent places to get a few minutes of rest while capturing some great shots too. If you are an expectant mom planning your maternity session don’t hesitate to incorporate your love for your animals. Some times those images turn out to be the ones you cherish the most. For more information on Koreshan State Park visit their website

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