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Frank Simonetti, Professional photographer

My father was a professional photographer and joined with my Uncle Henry, a US Airforce Photographer. They both served during WW2. Upon their returned from overseas, they created a photography studio in Boston across from the Conservatory of Music. So, I grew up in the warm glow of bright lights and happy people. There was travel and glamor-my Aunt Chloe recalls the day when they photographed young Martin Luther King, Jr. and Miss Coretta Scott, before they were married. I would spend my summer vacations going to the studio with my Dad. My first photograph was sold and published in the weekly Suburban Press and Recorder when I was 12 years old. The event I photographed was of the annual fishing derby in my hometown of Medfield.

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Wedding couple walk on Marco Island beach

Florida Photographer

I didn’t choose to be a professional photographer, photography chose me. I couldn’t imagine wanting to do anything else when I grew up. At the Art Institute of Boston I studied photography and went on to work as a news photographer for several Boston-area newspapers. It was interesting work, but it wasn’t what I wanted-I missed the joy that I found in wedding photography and family photo sessions.
Finally, a move to the Fort Myers area in South Florida so I could live year-round in a place that most people only get to visit for destination weddings or vacations. I’m doing what I love best-capturing the love and joy in precious family moments.

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Intimate wedding photo on Sanibel Island

Wedding and Family Photographer

Over the last 20+ years, I’ve photographed destination weddings and portraits for thousands of happy clients on the beaches of Sanibel Island and Marco Island. I’ve traveled through Florida-and beyond-to shoot weddings and portraits at many prestigious sites. These locations include the Vizcaya Museum in Miami, Casa Ybel Resort, Marco Beach Ocean Resort, South Seas Island Resort and Tween Waters Inn on Captiva Island.

You’ll also find my work through GETTY Images, which provides stock images used by advertising and editorial clients. After all of these years, I look for ways to create new and fresh images everyday. It’s an honor to be part of your special day. There is so much joy to capture your important moments for you to treasure for a lifetime.

Call or send me an email to set up your session today. I look forward to hearing from you!

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