Lisa Olschewske Photography: Blog http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog en-us (C) Lisa Olschewske Photography lisaophotography@hotmail.com (Lisa Olschewske Photography) Mon, 04 Jun 2018 20:05:00 GMT Mon, 04 Jun 2018 20:05:00 GMT http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/img/s/v-5/u857938897-o820724357-50.jpg Lisa Olschewske Photography: Blog http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog 120 80 Amaya's Birth Story | St Augustine-Jacksonville Birth Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2018/5/amayas-birth-story-st-augustine-jacksonville-birth-photographer This is the  birth  story of Amaya . I was blessed to be her mother's birth doula and photographer. Amaya's father is currently deployed and sadly was not able to be  present at  her birth . 

Her mother and grandmother were also with us. Beverly was such a strong, laboring woman. A true warrior. I  especially love being present and holding space at birth when dad ca not be there when serving our country. It is such a difficult time for families during deployment. And when I can give back these memories the last a lifetime in print. It is the least I can do. 

Following a few images are the video birth story. It is not the entire birth but mom and dad have the full private  birth story .

Amaya's Birth Story EDITED VERSION from Lisa Olschewske Photography on Vimeo.

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Surfing the dredge | St Augustine Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2018/4/surfing-the-dredge-st-augustine-photographer It has been some pretty RAD surfing (as the surfers say) this week in St Augustine and much of the east coast fo Florida. We have had several Noreasters and Low pressure systems off shore and that helps . 

But locally there its another reason for some good surf at St Augustine Beach. See they are dredging AKA Beach renourishment  project where they have large pipes going deep in the ocean and sucking sand from other areas. Many locals say this is destroying the ecosystem . Essentially yes it can as it alters the natural course of things. Then there are the beach front hotels and homes etc that need protection. The dredge headquarters is what we locals call yankee beach , at pope road. IN FRONT OF THE NEW EMBASSY SUITES that is being built. at the south end of  Anastasia State park. 

You can see in the photos what it look like. There are over 600 images in this album. Hey I love shooting surfers . 

Also sadly there are photos of a newborn dolphin we rescued a few days ago I spotted near the dredge. We believe it was deceased already. We do not know what the cause is yet. WE called the FWC and Marineland. I will post more details later. 

So if you are surfer or recognize anyone please share. All my images are copyrighted and I often share freely but ask if you like any please purchase prints you are supporting me , a local single mom and this is my livelihood. 

 

Below are a few and a slide show follows and here is the link : Surfing St Augustine Dredge

 

Have a great one. 

 

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Love Your Mother Eco Fashion Show | ST Augustine Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2018/4/love-your-mother-eco-fashion-show-st-augustine-photographer The Love Your Mother Eco Fashion Show was March 31st in Ponte Vedra, Florida at the Marsh Landing Country Club. This fashion show was entirely made of recycled materials. 

Quote From Old City Life: 

"Twelve designers and design groups and more than 50 models are participating in this year’s event. The designers include the opening show designer Lucero Gleaton, 9-year-old Ayla Gray of Ayla’s Industrials, the Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, Jennifer Mcmanaway, Donna McCarthy, Halle Elizabeth, Laura O’Neal, Robin Hottinger, Erin Healy Designs, the founder of St. Augustine Fashion Week Brittany Alphonso, Ejo Fox, Colleen Loughlin, Susan Cafiso, and Juliana Koutouzakis.

This exciting evening will include not only a fashion show but dance performances from the Ignite Arts Collaborative. Honoring the beauty and wonder of nature, Ignite Arts Collaborative (IAC) brings together dancers from Ponte Vedra Ballet and local professional dancers to premiere “Mother Earth/ Heart Beats” a dynamic contemporary dance piece choreographed by the Ignite Artist-in-Resident at the Ponte Vedra Ballet & Dance Company, JoAnna Ursal."

 

 

 

Just a few from the show, please visit the gallery for the entire fashion show. 

 

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St Augustine Surfers- St Augustine Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2018/3/st-augustine-surfers--st-augustine-photographer This past week along the east coast of Florida we have seen some amazing surf thanks to a nor'easter , named "Riley" 

My kids surf, I do not . But I most definitely can photograph surfers. My past in sports photography helps too. If you see anyone you know please share. I will be adding to this collection of images. 

I made a slide show here but you can also visit the album. 

 

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Flagler Beach Surfing | St Augustine- Daytona-Jacksonville Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2018/1/flagler-beach-surfing-st-augustine--daytona-jacksonville-photographer On my way home tonight I stopped by Flagler Beach Pier and as luck had it MANY surfers were out surfing! It was foggy and rain began but got a few cool shots and. met a sweet young man named Dylan that saw me taking photos and asked to see them . He was pleased and I have shared a few on instagram. Here are the rest in a slide show. Click on slide show for the single images. 

 

 

 

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Surfing in St Augustine Beach | St Augustine - Jacksonville Florida Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2018/1/surfing-in-st-augustine-beach-st-augustine---jacksonville-florida-photographer This past week surfing on the east coast  of Florida has been pretty awesome ! I went out to the pier to photograph over a few different days .

 

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Amanda & Chris Wedding | St Augustine Wedding Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2018/1/amanda-chris-wedding-st-augustine-wedding-photographer Five years ago today I had the pleasure of photographing Amanda and Chris' wedding . They were married on Ormond  Beach and it was a beautiful, joy filled day! I had recently made the big switch from film photography to digital photography and had a digital Nikon d5000 . Not a full frame but I had good lenses. I have learned a LOT since then about editing in Lightroom and Photoshop. SO I decided to re edit them . I do not have the original images so I edited JPEG's . 

 

Happy 5th Wedding Anniversary you two !!!

 

I will have a slide show  following a few select images, But if you click on the album you can see them all. 

 

 

 

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St Augustine Beach Blast off | St Augustine Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2018/1/st-augustine-beach-blast-off-st-augustine-photographer Happy New Year everyone ! My family went out to the St Augustine Annual Beach Blast off on New Years Eve. It was a fun night full of Family Friendly activities. I spent most of the night chasing my 8 yo around in the Kids Zone. Bounce Houses, Climbing walls, face painting and more. I had to force him out to the beach area so I could take a few photos of the Fire works . Of course they were visible from the parking lot too . He just doesn't like the noise .....I explained to him that no matter where he was he would still hear them. We had ear plugs but he would not wear them. 

The fire works were sent off from the via the St Augustine Beach Pier. 

http://www.sabevents.com/beach-blast-off/

 

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Tracz Family -St Augustine -Jacksonville Florida Family Photography http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2017/12/tracz-family--st-augustine--jacksonville-florida-family-photography I have been photographing the Tracz family since their second born, Kate, baptism as an infant. I absolutely love this session and the spunk of each of the children's personalities. 

 

Their favorite place is the Shrine and Mission grounds of Our Lady of La Leche. I hope you enjoy them! Leave a comment !

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Yves & Janelle Wedding | Jacksonville -St Augustine Wedding Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2017/11/yves-janelle-wedding-jacksonville--st-augustine-wedding-photographer A few weeks ago I was an assistant shooter with Paul'Luc Chokota aka Reflections by Paul , at a beautiful wedding. They gathered at a loving place on the St johns River called Epping Forest to get ready, and have their first look . Then on to  the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Jacksonville for their wedding. 

I basically hung out in the sacristy area and side transepts .Th views I shot were thru the lovely tall archway doors. 

 

Then back to Epping Forest for an amazing reception party. Yves and Janelle were such a beautiful and fun couple. As were there entire large extended family .

May they have a long blessed marriage !

 

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Why I do not offer Mini Sessions | St Augustine Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2017/10/why-i-do-not-offer-mini-sessions-st-augustine-photographer

 

Friends it is 11 weeks until Christmas! Time to think about booking those fall photo sessions for Christmas Cards and gifts (grandparents LOVE photos ) I offer CUSTOM packages to best suit YOUR family and YOUR budget. I do not book 'mini' sessions because I feel that makes a family MORE stressed trying to make children perform in a short time frame. I spend time with my clients and do not ever want a child or the family to feel rushed . You spend a lot of time getting ready for your photo session and it should be fun and enjoyable! Not rushed and hurried. 
 
Yes I realize about every photographer is offering "mini" sessions. A mini session is about shooting as many clients as possible in a short available time, say ten or twenty minutes at a 'cheaper' price and just a few images. I am not implying that is bad, it is just not what I strive to offer my clients. 
 
Sure I have in the past offered a mini session to try to book as many clients as possible. But in the end not a single one was a mini session, it took closer to an hour. A  Family can  show up late, due to traffic or little ones that were fussy because poor mom has spent the entire afternoon getting ready for their short session. I simply do not feel it is fair to MY clients that hire me. 
 
I have spent time watching other photographers at the 'popular' photo locations ( I am in North Florida ) they set up in what they feel is their 'spot' and do not move and shoot family after family , often times with screaming, unhappy children, spouses fighting etc. That is just not OK with ME. Being the mother of a Sensory Processing Disorder child (or 2) I know how hard it is raising these special children.  I want to interact and gain the child's trust so he/she is happy and YOU get a great photo. Maybe just one or two. But it is done in a loving, compassionate way. Sometimes posed often just a natural capture .
 
Sure there are those children that DO great with the first shot and are just little photo bugs ! That is a photographers dream! I spend time , talking to my clients before the session so I know what they desire. That is is why I offer custom packages.Some just want or can afford ONE photo! That is ok. I have a price for that ONE special image. Or if you wish to have 5, or 10 .  I offer digital images or photo packages.
 
Give me a call, lets meet up and have coffee or tea, MY TREAT. Allow me to help you create a positive, fun, calm family photo session. To cherish for years! 
 
Photography preserves memories. Photography gives you a way to share your story of life for future generations. Allow me to capture these precious times for you story.
 
~Life is precious...it is worth capturing~
 
Lisa 
 
Take a look at a few families I have had the honor of capturing 

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Keepers of the Coast Fundraiser | St Augustine Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2017/10/keepers-of-the-coast-fundraiser-st-augustine-photographer Last night I attended a local fundraiser for Keepers of the Coast  It was hosted by The Kookaburra https://thekookaburracoffee.com a local coffee shop and run by Drifters  https://www.driftersrentals.com  local beach and bike rental place. 

There were fun activities for the children of all ages. A viewing of Smog of the Sea   https://www.thesmogofthesea.com/. a Jack Johnson film about plastics in the ocean . Live entertainment , food, fun and a awesome raffle! 

I actually won a skateboard , goodie bags and a surf camp week! 

 

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Throw Down Under at The Kookaburra | St Augustine Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2017/10/throw-down-under-at-the-kookaburra-st-augustine-photographer On Friday, October 6 there was a Latte Art Competition at The Kookaburra (Roastery) . My daughter is a barista there so I decided to go and watch the fun. Many local baristas came out and competed against one another showing off their latte art! 

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St Augustine Lighthouse new hands on exhibit for children | St Augustine Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2017/10/st-augustine-lighthouse-new-hands-on-exhibit-for-children-st-augustine-photographer I took some of my kiddos to the St Augustine lighthouse recently and it was actually not busy with tourists and we could actually enjoy and explore the grounds. I forget I have a membership ! They are So helpful and great at educating us on the rich history . It is great for homeschool families like us. 

 A few of my images were recently featured on their Instagram page and website as well as a few other publications have used a particular image of a brand new exhibit ; Legends of the light .

My images were featured in the Come see Orlando article all about the newest exhibit  http://www.comeseeorlando.com/2017/10/florida-unique-research-conservation.html

It is a new area just for children of all ages, but ideal for the little ones that have not reached the 'height requirements ' to climb the lighthouse. It has etch a sketch stations, hands on activities like a puppet show area and it gives moms a nice cool place to nurse their nursling . AND SO MUCH MORE. 

 

There is also a new cafe serving healthy options and local Ancient City Brewery beers . 

 

Check out their website for everything you need to know to plan a visit http://staugustinelighthouse.org

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Bernadette Lacey | St Augustine + Jacksonville Newborn Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2017/9/bernadette-lacey-st-augustine-jacksonville-newborn-photographer Welcome earthside beautiful Bernadette Lacy! You were born one week ago on Sept 11, 2017 at 10:49 pm weighing in at 7 pounds 11 ounces and 19.5 inches in length .Your beautiful momma worked hard to keep you inside safe during Hurricane Irma. I was  your momma's birth doula and birth photographer but Hurrincane Irma was in the way of me leaving our island due to the bridges being closed.

 

And then  4 days fresh I  captured the moment your grand parents and Aunt and Uncle met you! I love documenting families together loving on the newest little blessing! 

 

 

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St Augustine Beach after Hurricane Irma | St Augustine Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2017/9/st-augustine-beach-after-hurricane-irma-st-augustine-photographer I went out to the beach tonight for a few minutes after day two of post hurricane Irma cleanup. Took a few photos at the beach and pier. The dredged sand is gone and the rocks are exposed again. I will add more in the coming week to this album. 

 

Edit: Added more images from Downtown St Augustine tonight. The Mission , Tolomato Cemetery and the Castilo De San Marcos. 

Sadly the FAMOUS Cedar tree I fondly call the "Joshua tree" did not stand to Irma's power. So many photo sessions were done there. 

 

 

 

 

Sunset at the Pier looking west 

 

 

 

The Dance Company's boarded up windows telling Irma she can not dance ! TONS of these gorgeous shells on the beach tonight  Debris and surfers not really safe to surf yet the water is gross 

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Solar Eclipse 2017 | St Augustine-Jacksonville Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2017/8/solar-eclipse-2017-st-augustine-jacksonville-photographer The day all the media has raved about. The Great Solar Eclipse 2017. I am in St Augustine Florida. It was pretty cloudy here all day . SO I loaded up my children and drove a whopping 10 miles to Fort Matanzas . 

The clouds parted and opened up like heaven JUST in time. We had around 90% here but IDK. They ran out of the free glasses but some kind folks literally let us try theirs it was cool. Like I recalled as a child in 1979. 

I used my Nikon D750 with my 105mm lens mostly shot at ISO 80 I did not take many as I also used my old canon ae-1 with bw film . 

NO I did not use a filter. I broke all the rules lol. The cool pat was really the present shadows on the ground throughout the trees. Which you will see. We did not have total darkness. IT was HOT like more than usual . 

 

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Nicholas' Newborn Session | St Augustine-Jacksonville Newborn Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2017/8/nicholas-newborn-session-st-augustine-jacksonville-newborn-photographer I am happy to share this newborn session I did last week. I have been photographing this precious family since their second born was a newborn . I first photographed his baptism and have done several family sessions . I did a Christmas session last December and little did mom know she was already growing baby Nicholas. Though they did not know his gender until his home water birth. 

I also did her maternity session and I had a feeling she was carrying a boy! 

For their newborn session I did a combination of some posed and some lifestyle . But it was mostly a lifestyle session since Nicholas whom was just 8 days old needed to nurse a lot and was not a sleeping baby . 

I will also be photographing his baptism in a few weeks.

 

 

This was around Christmas 2016 their family session and though she did not know it then , there was a baby growing inside her. 

 

We tried a few posed but he just did not enjoy being out of mom's arms , so being a attachment parenting family , most photos were in arms. 

 

At mom's request I tried to mimic a few image styles she had previously when her others were newborns. Mom was very pleased with the result.  

 

 

 

This couple is so loving. I just adore them 

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Baby R | St Augustine Birth Photographer-Jacksonville Birth Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2017/8/baby-r-st-augustine-birth-photographer-jacksonville-birth-photographer Baby Ryan was this sweet family third boy. This was such a wonderful fast birth. What us birth workers call fast and furious. Mom had been txt with me that she had some back pain and went to bed early since she had already been told she was 3cm the previous week . We both knew if labor kicked in it would be an all nighter. 

Mom txt around 12:30 am her bag of water had released in bed. But she got up and cleaned up and laid back down , or tried too. Around 1:53 am she txt she felt sick and the pain was more intense her lower belly (insert a English accent ) a few minutes later she txt me to come over. I called her to listen to her breathing and decided that she should meet me at Flagler since this was her 3rd and there was no real pattern. 

She met me at the hospital around 2:50 am and we walked to LDR together . Triage was slow! She was checked and she was 9 CM! Mom hit transition and was asking for a epidural . She wanted the low intervention room but since she 'verbally asked for a epidural" they wheeled her to a 'regular " room. Things went super fast as she was in the room we helped her onto the bed and I heard pushing sounds. Baby Ryan was born quickly after a few pushes at 3:15 am! He weighed 8 pounds and 9 oz.

Mom achieved the natural birth she wanted! After two previous medicated births. 

 

I was also her birth doula and photographer but dad was serving as main support as he desired too and did a wonderful job! 

 

 

Just after mom was helped into the bed she grabbed the bar as she was pushing.

A few pushes and Baby Ryan was pulled up to her chest with dad's help

The first realization that SHE DID IT NATURALLY  Dad  holding his newest son. LOOK AT THOSE LIPS

 

 

First Latch Lisa Olschewske , CD DONA Birth Doula , Owner of Graceful Beginnings Doula Services Checkup time I returned the next day for a FRESH 12 hour session as the brothers, friends and family met baby Ryan

 

 

 

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Baby L | St Augustine- Jacksonville Birth Photographer http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2017/8/baby-l-st-augustine--jacksonville-birth-photographer Sometimes birth does not go as we desire. This mother never once said "I can't do this". She never complained. She went 42 weeks and the entire week prior she experienced off and on surges . Her care providers wanted her to induce but she made her educated choice to decline. 

Technology can suck honestly. Wireless monitors can fail. And when they fail Drs panic. 

Baby Logan was born via a belly birth  and he weighed 7 pounds and 8 oz. Covered in vernix. 

 

I served as mom's birth doula and birth photographer  and was so very proud of her! 

 

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