Sarasota Florida Family Photographer | In Home Family Photojournalism Storytelling Documentary Photographer | On location and beach vacation photography » Jessica Thomason is a storytelling lifestyle photographer specializing in family photojournalism or documentary style family sessions in home or on location. Serving Southwest and Central Florida - Sarasota + Anna Maria Island + Orlando or Disney area

Everything is awesome {a storytelling session / lifestyle photography sarasota}

I knew Jimmy and Alene were going to be so fun to hang out with when they:

1) Offered to pick up Starbucks before the shoot

2) Informed me they were 100% okay with wearing pajamas during the session

This family really is just… awesome. I know people always say that in blog posts but sometimes it’s just true. And when both of your parents are awesome, you are 110% guaranteed to  be awesome. It’s science.

You know how you have a baby and then one day you’re like “Oh my goodness when did they get so big?”. It’s when they turn 1 & 1/2.

At 18 months old, James is that perfect mixture of sweet baby and little boy. Running and climbing one minute, snuggling with a bottle the next. He loves chasing balls and scrunches his nose up when he laughs. His eyes light up when he hears “Everything is Awesome” from his favorite movie (the Lego Movie in case you don’t know, and you should!).  He adores his mommy and daddy. And Rocco.

P.S. Rocco is the coolest dog you’ll ever meet. He loves the camera and the camera loves him!

Jimmy, Alene and sweet little James – it was so fun hanging out with you! Thanks for letting me capture a little glimpse of your magnificent life!





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  • July 21, 2014 - 12:10 am

    Sandi Farrell - OMG, I LOVE this session!!! So many gorgeous shots! Swoon. <3ReplyCancel

  • July 21, 2014 - 12:26 am

    Beth Leipold - They are great shots! Really capture some wonderful moments :) ReplyCancel

  • July 21, 2014 - 1:18 am

    James Sartori - WOW!!!!!

  • July 21, 2014 - 1:32 am

    Nicole Johnson - That’s adorable!ReplyCancel

  • July 21, 2014 - 3:02 am

    Lamont Bates - pretty nice man!

  • July 21, 2014 - 8:26 pm

    Lilian Suzy Bracken - Just wore these photos! I can’t wait to book ours! I feel like time is ticking and mine will be teens before I know it! Beautiful photos. Beautiful family!

    • July 28, 2014 - 11:30 am

      jessicathomason - Hi Lilian! If you are interested in booking a session feel free to email me at… I do have a couple of casting calls coming up that you might be interested in as well. I can give you details if you’d like to contact me! :)ReplyCancel

  • July 21, 2014 - 8:56 pm

    Lilian Suzy Bracken - Just adore these photos! I can’t wait to book ours! Beautiful photos. Beautiful family!

  • July 23, 2014 - 1:45 pm

    Carolyn - Love this session!!ReplyCancel

  • August 14, 2014 - 2:08 pm

    Ginger - So awesome you can tell they felt so at home with you! Love them allReplyCancel

  • August 15, 2014 - 9:03 am

    KatieW - This is such a beautiful documentation of such a sweet time in their lives!!ReplyCancel

  • August 16, 2014 - 1:33 pm

    Amy K - Awesome is right! This is a beautiful session and I’m sure will be cherished by this family. Makes me want to do the same :)ReplyCancel

  • August 18, 2014 - 4:26 pm

    Beira - Such a fun session! Awesome job documenting their time together.ReplyCancel