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newlyweds hug on lawn in front of house at Bella Cosa Lakeside

Bella Cosa Lakeside Wedding | Danica & Matt 



Congratulations, Danica and Matt! Their Bella Cosa Lakeside wedding day was rainy – but beautiful – and full of sweet personal touches. Everyone was so excited to celebrate with them and I’ll never forget how Danica and Matt made the most of their wedding day. I can’t wait for you to see all of the […]

groom kisses bride's forehead during Vinoy Renaissance engagement session

The Vinoy Renaissance Hotel Engagement Session



There are some love stories that are just meant to be, and Alyssa and Jose have one of those stories. They’ve known each other since they were in high school and while romance didn’t seem to be in the cards at first, they tried again many years later and as Alyssa said, “it’s been a […]

bride and groom pose on swing at Casa Lantana

Travel Inspired Wedding Day at Casa Lantana in Brandon, FL



Congratulations to Maggie and Faniel! The newlyweds planned a beautiful outdoor travel-inspired wedding day at Casa Lantana. With both an outdoor ceremony and reception, Maggie and Faniel’s day was a dream! We lucked out with a great day in Brandon, FL for their Casa Lantana wedding celebration. One thing I really loved about their celebration […]

groom holds bride's chin during portraits on beach walkway in Orlando

Waterfront Paradise Cove Wedding in Orlando, Florida



If there’s one thing I’ll never tire of as a Florida wedding photographer, it’s waterfront wedding days. Valerie and Ryan’s gorgeous waterfront Paradise Cove wedding was elegant and filled with the most gorgeous dusty blue and ivory color palette. Set against the lush, Floridian landscape, their intimate beach wedding day was a perfect Orlando affair. […]

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