I love the free spirit of a child, the meaningful bonds within families,

and all of God's beauty around us.


I love what I do and consider it a honor to capture your family.

Sam xo


Photography helps me fall
and stay in love with life.

Samantha McBride is an internationally published photographer based in Ponte Vedra, Florida. She loves working with families, and has had a busy photography business for over 10 years as well as a photography-inspired clothing brand called INDIE BLUE for 2 years www.TheIndieBlue.com.


Known for a playful approach, she guides families through poses to create a beautiful photo session to remember for years to come. With four kids of her own, she knows how to embrace the chaos while finding beauty in the moment — and brings this openness to each session.




Few things as are valuable as a moment of your loved one for you to look back on and relive.


A picture of them at their youngest, happiest, or freest place: These are treasures and about as close as we can get to freezing time!




The Sea

A minimal, yet stunning backdrop to your story.


let's see what unfolds

A session with me begins with some sitting poses as you and the kids get used to the camera and we get to know each other. We get simple shots and then make our way into more active poses and games, eventually opening up to a completely free and playful session.


The resulting galleries include everything from the smile-at-the-camera traditional shots to the moments of open laughter and candid photos that tell the story of who you are and the love you share.