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McKee Family at Mead Botanical Garden

Beasan, Jay, and little Mason met me out at Mead Botanical Garden for their darling holiday portrait session.  Being their first official time having taken family portraits, I am sure Beasan and Jay would not have guessed how much Mason would love the camera! Looking at possible locations in the Orlando area, we settled on the low key and very …

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Alison & Thomas’ Winter Park Wedding

Alison and Tom tied the knot during their Winter Park Wedding Chapel wedding ceremony and celebrated with friends and family for their wedding reception at Luma, a local restaurant in Winter Park.  Intimate and elegant would perfectly describe the theme of Alison and Tom’s wedding, from their smaller guest count of all of their closest friends and family to the …

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Angelyn & Jon’s LDS Orlando Florida Temple Wedding

Angelyn and Jon tied the knot during their LDS sealing at the Orlando Florida Temple in Windermere, Florida.  Family and friends gathered around the grand entry to the temple to welcome our sweethearts out with excitement and praise for the monumental occasion.  After their ceremony, we headed West to Homosassa for their reception at the Southern Woods Golf Club. Friendship …

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Hannah & Hunt’s Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Wedding

Hannah and Hunt tied the knot during their destination wedding at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida.  Family and friends flew in from all over the United States to celebrate such a magical moment and start to their journey through marriage. Hunt first laid eyes on Hannah during an ice storm get together at a mutual friend’s home. …

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Sari & Michael’s Winter Park Engagement

Sari and Michael met me out in the heart of downtown Winter Park at the beautiful campus of Rollins College for their elegant engagement session. My sweethearts story began by way of a mutual friend Casey that was Michael’s roommate.  At the time, Michael was living in Melbourne and attending the Florida Institute of Technology, while Sari was living in …

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Baby Graham’s In-Home Newborn Session

In-home newborn sessions are my absolute favorite!  I love the idea of mommy and daddy getting to relax in the comfort of their own home and neighborhood, along with their little one for family formal portraits. Baby Graham Henry arrived on October 4th at 12:15 PM weighing in at almost nine pounds!  Delivered at Winnie Palmer, he arrived health and …

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Bridal Tips: Picking the Perfect Wedding Dress

Finding the perfect dress for your special day can be very overwhelming.  There are so many styles of dresses (a-line, ballgown, etc.) and easily over a 1000 options for the types of detail on the dress (lace, sweetheart neckline, and the list goes on!).  This past weekend I had the opportunity to go with my bestie in her search for the “one” and thought I would pass …

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Tori & Courtney’s Powel Crosley Estate Wedding

Tori and Courtney tied the knot during their Power Crosley Estate wedding in Sarasota, Florida.  The two knew right away that the venue was the perfect fit from the massive lawn to the beautiful, historic architecture. Courtney knew from the laying eyes on Tori that she was convinced she would be marrying her one day.  The two kept in touch …

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Downtown Disney Boardwalk Family Session

Karlee, Matthew, and little baby Adeline met me out for an early morning sunrise family session at the beautiful Disney Boardwalk. Close family friends, it was heartwarming to be a part of such a special moment. Adeline will literally melt your heart from the moment you see her. Her chubby cheeks, big smile, and love for her mommy and daddy …

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Jessica & Tyler’s Loews Royal Pacific Wedding

Jessica and Tyler tied the knot during their Loews Royal Pacific wedding.  The two envisioned both an outdoor ceremony and reception with a tropical vibe highlighting the beauty of Florida.  Their tropical vision stems from an earlier trip the two took this year to Hawaii and included the island state throughout their décor from their save the dates to table …

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Sarah & Wayne’s Estate on the Halfiax Wedding

Sarah and Wayne tied the knot during their Estate on the Halifax wedding in Daytona Beach, Florida.  The two envisioned a whimsical, outdoor garden feel along with a rustic indoor reception.  The wedding venue was the perfect mix of both from their professionally maintained gardens to wooden ballroom. As luck may have it, Sarah and Wayne met while both in …

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Renee & Lawrence’s Casa Feliz Wedding

Renee and Lawrence tied the knot during their Casa Feliz wedding.  The two gave me the heads up during their engagement that their wedding party, family, and guests would be a blast to photograph, along with dancing the night away.  Sure enough, both myself and second shooter Lana enjoyed every moment with our sweethearts and everyone who came out to …

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Rebecca & Michael’s Downtown Winter Park Engagement

Rebecca and Michael met me out in the heart of downtown Winter Park for their adorable engagement session.  I loved the cool calming blue hues Rebecca picked against the lush green backdrop of the historic little town. Blind dates can be a little nerve-racking, but they can also be the start of something beautiful.  A mutual friend set up Rebecca …

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Alison & Tom’s Orange Grove Morning Light Engagement

Alison and Tom will be tying the knot in just a few short months, however to celebrate the upcoming moment of newlywed bliss, we had an absolutely adorable engagement session in a local Florida orange grove. Fate definitely had a part in bring in Alison and Tom together.  When Tom was 15 and working at his first “glamorous” job of …

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Danielle & Ian’s Opal Sands Resort Wedding

Danielle and Ian tied the knot during their Opal Sands Resort wedding in Clearwater, Florida. Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, both their ceremony and reception had views for miles upon miles of the glimmering water and a soft pastel yellow sunset. Let me just start off by saying, Dani’s excitement for her wedding day is absolutely captivating. The way her …

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Amanda & Chris’ Orange Grove One Year Anniversary

Paper, the traditional one year anniversary gift.  Chris and Amanda knew that they wanted to kick off their one year anniversary of being married with a special session that would end with the printing of their images and a mutual gift for the traditional first year.  However, their session took a spin on not only including adorable portraits of the …

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Yarely & Adolfo’s Crystal Ballroom at Sunset Harbor Wedding

The Crystal Ballroom at Sunset Harbor set the stage for Yarely and Adolfo’s wedding day.  Glamour would definitely be the one word that summarizes their special day, which could be found in all the little details from crystal accents to chiavari chairs. Yarely and Adolfo’s story began in the Summer of 2015 while at a Tampa Bay Rays game.  Invited …

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Bridal Tips: Planning Your Wedding Reception

From dining to dancing, planning your reception should be just as much fun as planning your ceremony. Here are a few things to consider when it comes to your reception timeline, planning the beats you will be dancing to, and of course events to include during your reception: 1. Music – such an important factor of the reception portion of your …

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Monique & Matt’s Garden Engagement

Monique and Matt met me out at Mead Botanical Garden for their engagement session among the flowers and greenery.  Their vibrant and beautiful personalities truly radiated both on and off camera! As luck may have it, Matt and Monique met through their place of work.  Matt had walked in for an interview back in May of 2016, of which Monique …

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Megan & Matt’s Coffee Shop Engagement

Megan and Matt’s coffee shop engagement was the perfect way to kick off their wedding year by snuggling up while it was raining outside.  Our early morning plans for their outdoor engagement took a turn for the indoors when Barnie’s Coffee allowed us to use their shop as the backdrop.  Fortunately, the rain calmed down just long enough for these …