Portrait and Wedding Photographer

Marti Newkirk is a Certified Professional Photographer specializing in wedding, portrait and boudoir photography. I am based in Lakeland, FL and love to travel to the coast for a beach wedding.  As a member of professional photography trade associations, I’ve...
Marissa’s Shower

Marissa’s Shower

Special thank you to Marissa and her family and friends for their kind hospitality at the bridal shower. The party was held as her mother’s home, which was decorated for the event. She and Marissa’s sisters did a lovely job with the food and decorations....
The Chang Wedding at The White Barn

The Chang Wedding at The White Barn

I had the honor of photographing the wedding of a young lady that I have watched grow up since her birth. My favorite cousin’s little girl married the love of her life at The White Barn in Brooksville on an absolutely beautiful Florida fall day. Friends and...
Welcome, Baby Asher

Welcome, Baby Asher

I just love my lifetime customers. John is a dear friend from many moons ago. We grew up in the same neighborhood, went to the same schools and had many of the same friends. When his daughter became a senior in high school, he brought her to me for her senior photos....
An Afternoon of Fun Photography

An Afternoon of Fun Photography

Every once in a while I get a chance to get out and just play, create and collaborate with some of our local talent. Melody is a local dancer and a beautiful young lady. On the afternoon we were going out to photograph, a storm came rolling in and we thought we were...
The Love Wedding in Haines City

The Love Wedding in Haines City

When your last name will be “Love”, you know you will have a romantic wedding! Theron and Keilee exchanged their vows at St Ann’s in Haines City followed by a beautiful ceremony at the Lake Eva Event...
Country Engagement Photos in the Pasture

Country Engagement Photos in the Pasture

So where do you do engagement photos for a country couple? The pasture, of course! My beautiful niece is marrying the love of her life soon. He is in agriculture and she’s a sweet little country girl, so it made perfect sense to do their engagement photos in the...
Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!

How do you reduce, recycle and reuse? This image, “Paper Doll”, is from a recent photo shoot with the lovely Jessica Kelly, Mihn Insixiagmy and Jesse Nobles. The entire dress is made of newspaper and few pieces of duct tape. Doesn’t she look like...

Polk Bridal Exhibit

The Polk County Bridal Exhibit at the Lakeland Center on March 29 had a fantastic turn out. Thank you to all of the brides that visited our booth and shared details about their weddings. The fashion show was hosted by Jannabelle’s on South Florida, who filled...
Explore Your Creativity with Muses

Explore Your Creativity with Muses

If you are a creative, you probably already know it’s  a good idea to find a good muse (or two!) who will collaborate with you on ideas. Amanda and Jessica are two of my favorite “play dates”, because they always get into whatever the concept is and...
Cinderellabration at Lake Mirror Tower

Cinderellabration at Lake Mirror Tower

Danny Rogerson with It’s In The Details certainly knows how to create a dream come true event!  On Thursday, January 15, he and his team created Cinderellabration, a fairy tale open house experience at Lake Mirror Tower.  Upon arrival, guests were greeted by...