Make time for a portrait with your visiting family members

Have you thought about having a portrait done while family is visiting you on the Treasure Coast? If your grandchildren are visiting or your grown children, this is a chance to capture something very special and memorable that your family will be truly thankful for in coming years. Stuart,

Baby portraits, senior portraits and the years in between

Jennica and her dad Greg I love this image, taken by my friend and client Patty Loveland from Stuart. Her daughter Jennica just graduated from Jensen Beach High School this last May and Patty brilliantly recreated a portrait I did of Jennica and her dad a LONG TIME AGO. We just did Jennica’s

New Blog Design

It’s time for some changes and renewed dedication to the Dultmeier Photography blog! Over the next few weeks I am going to be working hard to update the blog and fix it, because somehow it was hacked! So I’m going to be going back and slowly fixing the older posts because the images

80th birthday portrait–a gift for her daughters

A while back, I designed a 10×20 inch canvas portrait storyboard for my beautiful client, Connie Kuzmick. As a special surprise, she gave each of her daughters a beautiful storyboard of their mother for HER 80th birthday. What a wonderful idea and a keepsake to be cherished! Her two daughters

Summer is almost over!

I can’t believe school is starting! I always feel sad this time of year because summer goes by too fast–and it’s another year of my kids’ childhoods gone. A milestone passed. Sadly, I don’t take enough pictures of my own kids because I am a busy mom and because I just

Our hearts go out to Oklahoma …

Our hearts go out to those affected by the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma. We can hardly imagine what it must be like to lose everything, especially for those who have lost children and those who still don’t know where their children and loved ones are. If you are like me, the tornado in

Get the perfect gift this Mother’s Day

Moms, please share this post with your husbands or kids to give them a great gift idea for YOU this Mother’s Day. What better gift for a mom than a heart-warming portrait of her family or kids? Mother’s Day is on May 12th — that’s less than two weeks away! Dultmeier

It’s not too late for senior portraits…

Do you know a senior graduating this year who still hasn’t had senior portraits taken yet? No need to panic! There is still time for awesome senior portraits for your 2013 graduate! Call us for information about session options: Art Session, Surf and Turf, Beach Bum and more! Have more than

Proud to be a Toys for Tots location in Stuart, Florida

Please help Dultmeier Photography support Toys for Tots this year! We are a Toys for Tots drop-off location and will make sure the toys are delivered in time for families in need to have for Christmas. Why not pick up a few extra toys for less-fortunate children while shopping the Thanksgiving

Advice for Taking Your Own Family Photos from Diane Dultmeier

It isn’t always possible to plan far in advance for a family picture. I find this even happens to me. In the past I have spent so much time and energy planning a family get together that it doesn’t occur to me, until the last minute, that I will have all my closest family members

Is your family coming to visit the Treasure Coast?

Hello, everyone! I can’t believe how fast time has gone by this fall! Every year this happens–it seems like school just started and suddenly Halloween is upon us; then Thanksgiving. My kids already got their first report cards (good news, thankfully)! I have been getting quite a

FREE Family Portrait tips and ideas Ebook from Diane Dultmeier

This is the time of year many families are thinking of having a portrait made. Not only is the weather beautiful, this is the perfect time for a portrait so you can send awesome Christmas cards, get gifts for friends and family AND choose some really nice products for display in your own home. A

Guide to apps, games and websites that inspire and enrich

I don’t know about you, but I struggle with how much time my kids should be allowed to spend with their electronics. How much is too much and is it okay if it’s an educational thing? I do know that they enjoy interacting with the computer, the Iphone, the Ipad and the Ipod (lots of

Meet Your Neighbor

I am very proud to say that I am being featured in the Thursday, July 12, 2012 edition of The Palm Beach Post’s “Neighborhood Post” publication. Here are a few “behind-the-scene” shots from when I had my portrait taken for the editorial piece…talk about feeling

Portraits In North Carolina

Hello Everyone! Are you planning a visit to North Carolina this July? Our family loves visiting North Carolina–here’s a photo of my kids from last summer:   A few years ago, we had the idea that we would love to offer portrait sessions to our clients who also visit North Carolina,

Teacher Gift Idea!

Hello Everyone! I can’t believe the school year is coming to a close already! One of my clients gave me a terrific idea for an end-of-year teacher’s gift and I wanted to share it with you. She emailed me about buying a gift certificate for her child’s teacher. As I was responding

Valentine’s Day

Hello everyone! As you probably all know, Valentine’s Day is only a week away! Whether you are looking for something to get for your valentine, or if you want to give your valentine a great idea of a gift to get you, we have the solution. The first five people to call us and purchase a gift

Congratulations!

It’s December 20, and that means it’s time to announce the winners of our drawing for our Toys for Tots toy drive. Thank you to all of our clients who donated. Your generosity is greatly appreciated by all of us at Dultmeier Photography, Martin Volunteers, and all of the families that

Collections Over

Our collection of toys for Toys for Tots has come to an end–thank you so much to everyone who donated! With the collection period over, that means winners will be announced TOMORROW! While donations throughout Martin County were low, we (as well as Martin Volunteers, and the families

Show You Care with a Teddy Bear

Please help Dultmeier Photography support Toys for Tots this year! We are a Toys for Tots drop-off location and will make sure the toys are delivered in time for families in need to have for Christmas. Why not pick up a few extra toys for needy kids while shopping the Thanksgiving sales? Donate

Are your passwords safe?

I found this online and thought it might be helpful. http://www.ShouldIChangeMyPassword.com has been created to help the average person check if their password(s) may have been compromised and need to be changed. This site uses a number of databases that have been released by hackers to the public.

Really, truly LOVE your family portrait and save 50%!

If you want your family portrait to perfectly express the love, emotions, feelings, and RELATIONSHIPS of your family at this moment in your lives…if you want everyone to have a NATURAL and relaxed expression on their faces…then this is going to be one of the most important

Great parenting workshops at Stuart’s Blake library

This past Saturday I attended a workshop at the Blake Library called Mapping the Middle–about tweens and surviving middle school. My son Daniel is 10 and will start middle school next year. I remember what a hard time that was for me, and most people I talk to say the same. What a tough

Photo Bombed! (twice in one session!)

This couple had a great time at their summer beach session. They didn’t let photo bombing get in their way of great images and fun. First it was one of our Treasure Coast surfers having fun in the background, then a dog came over to give them love extra lovin’. We all had a great time

One of my favorite quotes by Henry Cloud, author

“To be a successful leader, you may not keep everyone around you happy. In fact, if you are successful in any arena of life, you are guaranteed to tick some people off! Jesus said it best: “Woe to you when all men speak well of you” (Luke 6:26). When all people speak well of you,

I love Cashiers, North Carolina!

I was in Cashiers and Highlands for a week in June and loved it! We went to the Farmer’s Market, which had all kinds of neat things. These stewed tomatoes are just like my mom used to make when I was a kid growing up in Kansas. Hers did not cost $8.95 per jar though.