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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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Vanessa & Robert’s Kanapaha Botanical Gardens Wedding

Vanessa and Robert tied the knot during their Kanapaha Botanical Gardens wedding.  The lush greenery of the tropical gardens combined with the whimsical décor for their wedding day made for a bohemian feel. It all began over coffee – having met online, Robert and Vanessa decided to meet up in person back at the end of May of 2014.  Picking …

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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 …

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Baby Luke’s In-Home Newborn Session

Thinking back to a few years ago when I was searching through Instagram of wedding photographers who inspired me, I would have never guessed how fortunate of an opportunity I would have to find Steve.  I was immediately drawn to the vibrancy and quality in every image he posted showcasing one beautiful wedding after the next. Feeling like the small …

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Stephany & Nick’s Military Timacuan Golf Club Wedding

Stephany and Nick tied the knot and recommitted to one another during their Timacuan Golf Club wedding.  A promise to Stephany that was beautifully fulfilled with love, Nick wanted to give her the dream wedding she had always wanted. Living on base in North Carolina, the two traveled back down to sunny Florida to celebrate with friends and family.  Our …

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Stacey & Andrew’s Sunrise Rollins College Engagement

Stacey and Andrew met me out in the heart of Winter Park for their Rollins College engagement.  Waking up early, we started our day off on the lake’s shore before exploring the campus, and finally ending at ORMC where my sweethearts first met. It is incredible to think that just four years ago, these two met by chance at work.  …

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Nicole & Andy’s Leu Gardens Maternity Session

Wedding photography is so much more than just one very special day.  It goes beyond capturing the start of a couple’s journey through life together as officially Mr. and Mrs. to capturing them becoming a family.  Nicole and Andy are two wonderful people that have become great friends over the past year after I photographed their wedding. Now transitioning from …

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Bridal Tips: Post-Wedding Checklist

Your checklists aren’t quite over after the big day has come and gone.  With so much excitement leading up to your wedding, it is crazy to think how quickly it flew by as you celebrated with friends and family.  Living in the moment during your special day is so important, and remembering those who celebrated with you is just as …

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Bridal Tips: Accessorize Your Sweetheart Table

1. Placement – I mean seriously what a stunning view!  When picking where you would like your table, consider the backdrop and placement within the room.  Jacquelyn and Hamilton placed their sweetheart table against a massive window featuring the gorgeous view their ballroom had to offer.  I love how backdrop brought in the Florida sunshine! 2. Luxe it Up! – Romance was the …

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Karly & Aaron’s Dreamy Destination Paradise Cove Wedding

Karly and Aaron tied the knot during their destination wedding at Paradise Cove. Traveling all the way from the United Kingdom, these two hopped, skip, and flew across the Atlantic Ocean with their friends and family for the special occasion. Just out of a Nicholas Sparks novel, Karly and Aaron were destined to be together since kids. Each of their …

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Bridal Tips: Getting Ready Outfit Ideas

The hours leading up to your wedding should be filled with absolute excitement as you pre-celebrate with your bridesmaids (and bridsmen!) in your bridal suite.  Cheers in style with some of these adorable outfit ideas… 1. Silk Robes – Kara looked absolutely darling with her bridal party in their floral silk robes.  I loved how her robe matched perfectly in print but different …

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Lauren & Brian’s Puppy Love Kraft Azalea Engagement

Lauren and Brian’s sunrise engagement at Kraft Azlaea with their pup Lola was the perfect way to celebrate their recent engagement and upcoming wedding in May.  As the golden light of the morning sun beamed down on the two (well three!), it was clear as day from the start that I knew their session would be one for the books! …

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Kimberly & Brent’s Tavares Pavilion Wedding

Kimberly and Brent tied the knot during their tropical inspired Tavares Pavilion wedding. From stunning wooden staircases built into the architecture of the building to a dreamy bridal suite, the venue was the perfect spot for these two to wed! Flashback to two years ago, Brent and Kimberly met by chance through the school that they both teach at. New …

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Larisa & Ian’s Vintage Lilac and Grey Wedding

Larisa and Ian said officially said “I do” during their intimate wedding at the historic Longwood Community Building. Situated in the heart of downtown Longwood, the iconic light blue building is both a piece of history and where history is made. You may remember my couple from their family engagement session in downtown Winter Park off of Park Ave. From …

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Bridal Tips: Honeymoon Planning

Let’s be real – honeymoon planning is definitely one of the most exciting things to plan during your wedding.  I love finding out where my couples are traveling and what tips they kept in mind when planning.  Here are a few of the latest questions and tips we have had from our amazing couples: 1. Credit Card Points by Danielle …

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Bridal Tips: Wedding Day Timeline

For this month’s edition of Bridal Tips, we wanted to chat about timelines and how they affect your overall day.  A well thought out timeline will make all the difference from keeping the ceremony time on track to ensuring dinner is brought out in time. Every wedding is different, so a few things might vary from the recommendations below.  Just …

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Ashley & Brandon’s Plantation Oaks Farms Wedding

Ashley and Brandon tied the knot during their elegant and rustic chic wedding at Plantation Oaks Farms in Callahan, Florida.  The two envisioned a day filled with the love of their family and friends as they tied the knot outside under a 50 year old oak tree and partied the night away in an elegant indoor barn ballroom. My sweethearts …