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couple holds hands on steps of the Marisol looking back over their shoulders

Fort de Soto Engagement Session at the Marisol | Michael & Jessica 



I absolutely adored working with Michael and Jessica during their Tampa engagement session and getting to know them and their love story a bit more! We met up at the Marisol apartments in Tampa to kick off their session. I absolutely love the incredible architecture of this building and it was the perfect place to […]

groom pulls bride to him kissing her head outside the Oxford Exchange

Elegant Oxford Exchange Wedding in Tampa FL | Madeleine & Paul 



Congratulations on a beautiful wedding day, Madeleine and Paul! I had the absolute honor of photographing their elegant Oxford Exchange wedding day, filled with beautiful black and white details. Every moment was gorgeous and Madeleine and Paul were so happy all day long. I can’t wait for you to see their gorgeous Tampa FL wedding […]

husband and wife pose between stone archway at Hollis Gardens

Wedding Portraits at Hollis Garden in Tampa FL



I loved creating these topical inspired wedding portraits at Hollis Garden for Yisel and Colin. It was so special to get to create something magical with this married couple. Yisel and Colin didn’t get all of the photos they dreamed of on their wedding day so it was important for them to have these special […]

2024 wedding trends shared by Tampa Florida wedding photographer Ruth Terrero Photography for more intimate, interactive, and fun weddings

2024 Wedding Trends from Tampa FL Wedding Photographer


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Who’s ready to see some of the up and coming 2024 wedding trends?! As a Tampa wedding photographer, I photograph so many gorgeous weddings. I’m excited to see what’s going to make my 2024 wedding season truly unique. There’s some fun trends coming around this year and I know they’re going to make celebrations even […]

groom holds bride's neck leaning in for a kiss at the Hotel Haya

Hotel Haya Wedding Day in Tampa, FL | Michelle & Stephen



This winter, Michelle and Stephen hosted a beautiful and fun wedding day at the Hotel Haya in Tampa FL. It was a really wonderful day – celebrating the best parts of this incredible couple. Michelle and Stephen are super sweet, faithful people and I loved working with them – and connecting with them through their […]

bride and groom hug on lawn at Tampa Yacht Club

Tampa Yacht Club Wedding | Xuan & Anthony 



Congratulations, Xuan and Anthony! This fall, they held a gorgeous wedding at the Tampa Yacht Club infused with beautiful pastel details and classic Vietnamese traditions. It was a celebration of their love story and what makes them both such unique and incredible people. I’m so honored I was able to be a part of their […]

bride and groom pose in front of rocks and waterfront in Tampa FL

Harborside Chapel and Rusty Pelican Wedding Day in Tampa FL



Congratulations, Chantel and Merrick! This winter, they invited their loved ones to a beautiful Tampa wedding day. Chantel and Merrick celebrated at two beautiful Tampa FL wedding venues: Harborside Chapel and the Rusty Pelican for their winter wedding and every moment was perfect! I can’t wait for you to see it all. Their Love Story  Chantel […]

bride and groom kiss walking through garden at Mill Pond Estate wedding

Romantic Mill Pond Estate Wedding | Stefania & Jared 



Congratulations, Stefania and Jared! These newlyweds planned an absolutely stunning wedding day at Mill Pond Estate in Tampa FL, with the most elegant floral details everywhere. I loved being a part of Stef and Jared’s celebration because they’re the absolute sweetest couple. Their wedding day featured so much of what makes them special and their […]

groom dips bride kissing her on driveway at open air reception at Innisbrook Resort

Innisbrook Resort Wedding in Tampa FL | Victoria & Brendan 



Victoria and Brendan are married! This summer, they tied the knot in a summer wedding day at Innisbrook Resort. The entire day was elegant, filled with beautiful pastel details and emotional moments. I loved being a part of Victoria and Brendan’s incredible vendor team for their Tampa FL wedding day – and I can’t wait […]

newlyweds sit on white couch in front of colorful flower arrangements during Mehndi Day at the Tampa Museum of Art

Tampa Museum of Art and Armature Works Wedding | Zahara & Mahmoud 



Congratulations Zahara and Mahmoud! I had the joy of capturing their two-day long celebration in Tampa FL as they began life as newlyweds. Zahara and Mahmoud planned a beautiful wedding weekend that honored their family and cultural traditions, and truly paved the way to married life. Their celebrations took place at the Tampa Museum of […]

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