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I'm Ruth and I'm so happy you're here. This journal is about weddings, engagement sessions, planning tips, and travels. Stay a while and say hello!

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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 […]

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Romantic St. Pete Beach Engagement Session | Xuan & Anthony 



Xuan and Anthony are getting married! After dating for 2.5 years, Xuan and Anthony are engaged and planning their dream wedding day. We met up to celebrate their gorgeous St. Pete Beach engagement session. St. Pete is one of my favorite places to have engagement sessions because of the sunset on the beach – and […]

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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 […]

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St. Pete, FL Engagement Session on the Beach



There’s always something romantic about a beach at sunset, especially when you’re planning engagement portraits. But, when your couple was engaged on a Mexican beach, those dramatic sunsets hold even more meaning. Mackenzie and Christian had a beautiful St. Pete FL engagement session outside the Don Cesar Hotel. It was romantic, lots of fun, and […]

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Intimate Red Mesa Cantina Wedding Day in St. Petersburg, Florida



Andrea and Ricky are married!  Honestly, their wedding day felt so warm and like a big celebration of love. Somehow, I feel like I’ve known the bride and groom forever and their wedding day only extended that feeling. They planned a romantic and intimate Red Mesa Cantina wedding day for their closest family and friends […]

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