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Connie & Casey’s Lake Louisa State Park Engagement

Connie and Casey met me out at Lake Louisa State Park for their engagement session.  Between the palm brush ground coverage and beach, our session ended up feeling more tropical than woodsy – love how dynamic and beautiful Lake Louisa is for our couple backdrop! Casey first met Connie in 2009 at Outback Steakhouse where they were both working at …

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Bridal Tips: Wedding Coordination & Planning

Wedding coordination and planning is a frequent topic we are asked about by our brides.  It can be overwhelming to both plan out your entire day, along with picking vendors, in addition to the actual set up when the big day comes.  Partnering with my sweet friend Katy from Coastal Coordinating for this month’s Bridal Tips, we are going to …

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Shelby & Tyler’s Downtown Mount Dora Engagement

Shelby and Tyler met me out in the heart of downtown Mount Dora, not far from where Shelby’s mom lives, for an adorably cute engagement with their pug puppy Thor.  Between the sun setting and the little shops we found to use as a backdrop along the way, their session was filled with stunningly sweet moments. My sweethearts first met …

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Nathaly & Hansel’s Leu Gardens Engagement

During a holiday trip down to visit Nathaly’s parents, Nathaly and Hansel made a quick trip to Leu Gardens for their engagement session, along with their two daughters.  The beauty of the gardens weathered the storm so well after our recent hurricanes, and it was such a treat to act as a little tour guide for my out of town …

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Karla & Austin’s One Year Anniversary

Karla and Austin met me out in the heart of Winter Park at Mead Botanical Garden for their one year anniversary session and holiday portraits.  Bringing along their eight-month-old puppy, Luna, was such a treat to incorporate their little pup that had such a big personality in their portraits. You may remember Karla and Austin’s wedding held in Jacksonville at …

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Ericka & Jason’s Country Engagement

Ericka and Jason met me out at Jason’s childhood home for a few engagement portraits before taking me over to their family’s local cow pasture where they raise the cutest, furry brown and black cows.  Just a few acres away from the pasture, the two will be building a home of their own and shared their first date under the …

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Paige & Dominic’s Kelly Springs Engagement

Paige and Dominic met me out at Kelly Springs for their Florida spring inspired engagement.  The two color coordinated in marigold orange and fun prints.  I love how the pop of color against the changing colors of the leaves works so perfectly! Back in September of 2012, Paige’s friend invited her to tag along for her boyfriends hockey game.  Little …

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Taylor & Chris’ Orlando Engagement

Making the journey from up North to the sunny state of Florida for the holidays, Taylor and Chris stopped by for their beautiful engagement session in Orlando at Mead Botanical Gardens.  It was so great to meet my sweethearts with just under a year left until their big day. Taylor and Chris met back in the Spring of 2011 while …

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Bridal Tips: Formal Portraits

Below are three great options to picking your perfect formal portrait option based on your family! Option One – Both Sets of Parents Together Partner I – newlyweds, parents, siblings with families, grandparents Partner I – newlyweds, parents, siblings Partner I – newlyweds, parents Partner I & II – newlyweds, both sets of parents Partner II – newlyweds, parents Partner …

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Sherri & Michael’s Banyan Estate Wedding

Sherri and Michael tied the knot during their Banyan Estate wedding in Malabar, Florida. The two envisioned a day field with fun from karaoke to dancing, along with a softer theme of tons of floral, pastel blush, ivory, and gold tone colors. Their story began when Michael saw Sherri for the first time walk into the room at a monthly …

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Erin & Trenton’s Club Lake Plantation Wedding

Erin and Trenton tied the knot during their Club Lake Plantation wedding in Apopka, Florida. It has been an incredible journey getting to know the Netzorg family from capturing Trenton’s sister Rebekah’s wedding, to Trenton’s sister Dayna’s family portraits, to both Erin and Trenton’s senior portraits. Along this journey, these two sweethearts have become dear friends of mine, along with …

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Bridal Tips: Wedding Stationery

Wedding day stationery should definitely not be overlooked!  From the moment your guests receive your Save the Date to your wedding invitation, you will be setting a tone of the style of your wedding day.  Traditional, whimsical, or contemporary, your wedding stationary will provide guidance on your wedding for guests ranging from your color theme to the dress attire, and so much more. For our April …

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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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Tamara & Fouad’s Wyndham Bonnet Creek Resort Wedding

Tamara and Fouad tied the knot during their Wyndham Bonnet Creek Resort wedding in Orlando, Florida. Glamour and sparkle were definitely the defining features in their stunning Palestinian/Iraqi wedding. Their story began back in 2015 when the two met up for a first date at a popular vegetarian restaurant in suburb of Chicago. Conversation flowed so well and towards the …

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Ashley & Ryan’s Lake Louisa State Park Engagement

Ashley and Ryan met me out in the heart of Clermont at the beautiful Lake Louisa State Park for their stunning sunset engagement.  When planning out the perfect location, the two envisioned wide open spaces, the beauty of nature as a backdrop, and dynamic location with multiple settings.  I just knew that Lake Louisa would be the perfect spot from …

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Kristine & Anthony’s Orlando Engagement

Kristine and Anthony met me out in Orlando at the beautiful Leu Gardens for their botanical garden engagement.  The two incorporated a dressy casual look along with shirts from their favorite football teams for a sporty style. Their story began on August 9th of 2014 when they met through a mutual friend at a local bar.  Kristine’s friend Rachel invited …

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Victoria & Michael’s Kraft Azalea Engagement

Victoria and Michael met me out in the heart of Winter Park, not far from downtown Park Ave., at Kraft Azalea for their beautiful outdoor engagement.  Victoria had debated between a couple different locations, but after finding another recent session at Kraft Azalea, fell in love with the light, beauty, and stunning trees the park had to offer. Their story …

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Gillian & Josh’s Isola Farms Wedding

Gillian and Josh tied the knot during their Isola Farms wedding in Groveland, Florida. The two envisioned an outdoor wedding that had a rustic and romantic vibe with lots of greenery and flowers. Just three years ago, Gillian and Josh met by chance on a dating app where they both swiped right for love. Chatting it up over text, the …

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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 …