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Bridal Tips: Five Fabulous Tips for your Engagement Session

Engagement sessions are such an incredible way to capture your love at the start of your wedding planning journey. Many of our couples ask us for tips when preparing for their engagement session, so we thought we would share our top five recommendations! 1. Outfits – I must say that I completely disagree with the majority of advice online about …

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Courtney & John’s Orlando Science Center Wedding

Courtney and John tied the knot during their Orlando Science Center wedding in Orlando, Florida. Overlooking the city skyline, the shared their very first kiss as Mr. and Mrs. among friends and family on the veranda and after partied the night away with dinosaurs in the Dino Room. It feels like time has flown by from the moment I met …

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Victoria & Michael’s Tavares Pavilion Wedding

Victoria and Michael tied the knot during their Tavares Pavilion wedding overlooking Lake Dora.  The two envisioned a formal wedding that was both intimate and included their closest friends and family. Just a few years back, Victoria never would have thought that a new career would lead her to the love of her life.  During her first interview at the …

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The Frazier Family

March and April always bring a fun opportunity to capture beautiful family portraits for the holidays.  Looking forward to this time, I couldn’t wait to photograph my dear friend Katie and her family for Easter. Four boys, a fun loving grandpa, a sweet great-grandma over 90 (I hope I look that good when I am over 90!), and of course …

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Brittany & Roy’s Tampa Catholic Wedding

Brittany and Roy tied the knot during their ceremony at St. Timothy’s Catholic Church and after danced the night away at Heritage Harbor Golf and Country Club. My sweethearts envisioned a laid back day filled with fun and love. Their black, white, and gold color scheme was the perfect formal aspect for their reception to tie in with their traditional …

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Amanda & Jose’s Florida Spring Engagement

Amanda and Jose met me out in the heart of the historic district in downtown Winter Garden for their Springtime engagement.  Filled with floral backdrops, pops of pink, lavender, and deep purple filled the scenery every where you looked! My sweethearts met back in mid-August of 2013 when they both happened to be playing on a Disney co-ed softball team …

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Bridal Tips: Anniversary Portrait Sessions

Anniversary portrait sessions with your hubby or wife are the perfect way to celebrate a one year, five year, or really any year milestone! Within just the first year, you would have taken the honeymoon of your dreams, potentially purchased your first home together, began married life, and may have even started your family or a new career.  For this month’s bridal …

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Fahima & Kyle’s Cypress Grove Estate House Wedding

Fahima and Kyle tied the knot during their Cypress Grove Estate House wedding in Orlando, Florida.  The two envisioned an outdoor ceremony filled with hanging moss, a romantic warmth, and lakeside vows.  Their indoor reception space was filled with photos of loved ones from both near and far, to remind their guests that they were at home and welcomed.  Marsala …

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Cailtyn & Nicholas’ Tavares Pavilion on the Lake Wedding

Caitlyn and Nicholas tied the knot during their Tavares Pavilion on the Lake wedding in Tavares, Florida.  The two envisioned a Florida wetlands theme filled with floral natural to our state, surprises of little gators from place card settings to post cards, and a beautiful mossy green color scheme. Nicholas first met Caitlyn back on December 31st back in 2011 …

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Brianna & Christopher’s Palmetto Riverside Bed & Breakfast Wedding

Brianna and Christopher tied the knot during their beautiful Catholic ceremony at St. Joseph Catholic Church and partied the night away during their reception at the Palmetto Riverside Bed and Breakfast. From traditional to modern, each venue tied in perfectly together. My sweethearts first met at their place of work. Chris at the time was actually Brianna’s manager, but they …

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Navy Outdoor Family Reunion

The Wesp family met me out at Lake Louisa State Park for their adorable family portrait session.  Mary, the leader of the pack and in charge of wrangling everyone up to meet for photos, planned a beautiful day filled with individual family portraits, group portraits, and couples portraits. I love how families can come together from across the U.S. to …

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Kristine & Anthony’s Mahaffey Theater Wedding

Kristine and Anthony tied the knot during their Mahaffey Theater wedding in St Pete, Florida.  Big brunchers, the two envisioned a daytime wedding reception that fit their style along with an outdoor ceremony overlooking the water.  Situated next to the Dali Museum, the two location share a gorgeous greenery space that was perfect for their ceremony along with a beautiful …

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Brittany & Matthew’s St Pete Engagement

Brittany and Matthew met me out in downtown St Pete for a botanical garden engagement session.  Scoping out the area before, we had been planning their session for some time and I couldn’t wait to finally meet my sweethearts in person. Having met over eight years ago at work, the two reflect back now about how they mutually felt it …

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Connie & Casey’s Up the Creek Farms Wedding

Connie and Casey tied the knot during their beautiful wedding at Up the Creek Farms in Malabar, Florida.  Surrounded by their loved ones, the two celebrated with their friends and family as they said their vows and danced the night away. Life seems to always have a plan laid out for you, whether you know it or not in the …

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Allison & Chris’ Leu Gardens Engagement

Allison and Chris met me out in Winter Park at beautiful Leu Gardens for their darling engagement.  The two will be tying the knot this November at Cross Creek Ranch located in Dover, Florida.  The gorgeous greenery, pastel roses, and other florals set the tone for a romantic session. It seems like time has flew by the two first met. …

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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 …