About & Equipment

Hello there!

My name is Amy Van Epps, and for over 13 years I have been an avid photographer, which led me to start my business. Since 2008 I’ve been capturing some of the most important moments of peoples’ lives so that they can be cherished forever. Flexible, understanding, and always passionate about my work; it would be my pleasure to be there for you on your special day.

Ever since I my first high school photography class I knew I wanted to be a professional photographer. Right out of high school the Corcoran College of Art and Design offered me a full scholarship to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Art Photography. I attended Corcoran for two year, before a loss in my family led me to return home to Florida, where I finished my photography degree at Daytona State College. Both schools offered drastically different aspects of photography education, something that has defined & balanced my work. My studies continued at the University of Central Florida where I earned my Bachelor’s Degree and in May 2015 I completed my Master’s in Educational Leadership at UCF. As you may have gathered, I have a thirst for knowledge and I love to learn.

I live in Winter Park, FL with my wonderful boyfriend and our furbabies: a German Sheppit puppy named Abita, a boxer named Stella, and our three cats – Charlie, Simon, and Natasha. When I have downtime I love watching movies, walking, watching sports (UCF, GB Packers, & Wisconsin Badgers), and traveling.


In order to insure a consistent & flawless product  I use only the best equipment, as well as provide my own professional editing service for all of my work. My focus is natural light photography, meaning I prefer to use ambient lighting to capture the best images, as opposed to flash or studio lighting, however for dark indoor photographs flash is necessary.

Camera Bodies:

  • Canon 6D x 2
  • Canon 5D
  • Canon 60D

Lenses:

  • Sigma 17-35 mm f2.8
  • Canon 50 mm f1.4
  • Canon 50 mm f1.8
  • Canon 70-200 mm IS f2.8
  • Canon 100 mm macro f2.8
  • Canon 24-70 mm USM f2.8

Accessories:

  • Canon 430 EX II Speedlite
  • Yonguo YN-560 II Speedlight Flash
  • Gary Fong Light Diffusers
  • Sekonic L-358 light meter
  • 8 GB and 16 GB SanDisk memory cards
  • Tenba Messenger Bags

External Hard drives/Software used:

  • 6 Seagate 1 TB hard drives for backing up files
  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 and CS5

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  • September 25, 2014 - 10:33 am

    Brad Blackford - Hi Amy, I am a law enforcement officer who is getting ready to retire. I work for the Osceola County Jail.What I would like to do is get some pictures taken in my Class A uniform. I would prefer that they be taken inside. I’m not sure about what size photos I would want or how many, but I’m sure you can make recommendations regarding that. If you could give me an idea of what I would be looking at cost wise, then I would like to go forward with this. My wife and I are leaving for St.Croix for a week on October 15th, but I would like to schedule something shortly after our return. Thank you in advance for your help. My cell # is 407-453-0301 if you need to contact me that way.ReplyCancel

  • October 14, 2014 - 8:04 am

    Melissa Rosa - Hello,
    You came recommended by a past bride. I am interested in your wedding photography services at The Tides Club near Patrick Air Force Base. If you could please send me some information I would really appreciate it. Thank you for your time. I look forward to hearing from you.

    Melissa
    mrosa710@hotmail.comReplyCancel

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