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luxury destination beach wedding in Florida with bride and groom walking on the beach while holding hands on a beautiful clear day

Boho Florida Beach Wedding on St. Pete’s Beach | Tiffany & Travis



A Florida beach wedding is classic and dreamy aesthetic, and as a Tampa wedding photographer I get to capture so many! Some of my favorites have been destination weddings with couple who travel out of state. I absolute loved Travis and Tiffany’s St. Petersburg beach wedding, and am so glad they made the trip to […]

bride and groom kiss on steps near sculpture at The James Museum

The James Museum Wedding | Alexandra & Mike 



Alexandra and Mike are married! They planned a gorgeous James Museum wedding day in St. Petersburg, Florida. Their wedding day honored the special parts of them – Alex’s art and Mike’s nerdiness. It was such a beautiful celebration – filled with art, lots of laughs, and much more love.  Their Love Story You might recognize […]

bride and groom stand on steps at Hotel Zamora for portrait with bride's dress draped down steps

Blush Hotel Zamora Wedding in St. Pete Beach, FL



This romantic Hotel Zamora wedding day styled shoot in St. Pete Beach was a dream come true. I had a wonderful time exploring the Hotel Zamora all day to find the perfect hidden nooks for romantic wedding portraits. This mediterranean inspired venue in St. Pete brings romance right to the beach and with the perfect […]

St. Pete Museum of Fine arts photos anniversary bride and groom wearing light blue kissing and smiling under chandelier

Museum of Fine Arts St. Pete, FL Anniversary Photos



Kasee & Michael’s anniversary session at St. Pete’s Museum of Fine Arts and the Vinoy Renaissance Hotel in St. Petersburg Florida was to die for!  I photographed their wedding last year at Yacht Starship in Clearwater Beach. It was a beautiful nautical themed wedding with a navy blue and coral color palette!  They flew from […]

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