I'm a dreamer who finds great joy in creating and capturing connection and beauty wherever I go.
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!
Isabella and Mikhail are getting married! To celebrate their relationship in Tampa, we planned a romantic beach engagement session at Fort De Soto beach. We lucked out with the most beautiful sunset and day to celebrate Isabella and Mikhail. I absolutely love them both – they’re so much fun and are so in love. They […]
Madeleine and Paul are engaged! This January, the two made things official and I met up with them this spring to capture a gorgeous Downtown Tampa rooftop engagement session. We celebrated them and their love of the city in a beautiful evening together. I’m so happy for Madeleine and Paul. I know they’re going to […]
I’m so excited to be sharing Sara and Jordan’s gorgeous lifestyle anniversary portraits at their St. Pete FL home with you today! Sara and Jordan reached out to me to capture photos to celebrate their first anniversary and I was absolutely thrilled to hear from them. I photographed their Florence Italy honeymoon portraits a year […]
Dimble and Ab are engaged! We celebrated their upcoming wedding with a gorgeous University of Tampa engagement session together. Ab is such a romantic, which is one of the things Dimble loves about him. I loved watching the two of them be together as we explored the university and downtown Tampa for their portraits. Seriously, I […]
Congratulations to Alexandra and Mike! They’re planning a gorgeous wedding day and to celebrate, we met at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art to capture their engagement session. Alexandra and Mike are super funny and really cool people. I had a wonderful time with them during their Sarasota engagement portraits. Mike works in […]
Congratulations to Danica and Matt! They celebrated their engagement with a gorgeous (but hot!) sunflower farm engagement session here in Tampa, Florida. I’m so happy they asked me to photograph this special time in their life. Danica and Matt are seriously the sweetest and I had a joy exploring the fields with them both during […]
Victoria and Peyton are such a sweet couple (and have the best fashion sense!). Their Downtown Tampa engagement session was chic and stylish. We explored around City Hall and Le Meridien for their portraits and I loved the chance to get to chat with them about wedding planning, their relationship, and so much more! Their […]
Unlike the movies, most love stories start out in simple ways that seem almost coincidental. But let me assure you there are no coincidences when it comes to true love, it is all my divine design. And that is exactly the case with Lindsay and Dalton! From their meeting on the ER floor to their […]
Choosing a location for your engagement photos can seem like an overwhelming task. You deserve engagement photos that reflect you and that you love, and a large part of that is the engagement session location. You are in luck because as a Tampa wedding photographer, I have scouted out the best engagement photo locations in […]
Engagement sessions provide so much to my brides-to-be, without spending a lot of time! During the engagement session you will build a connection with me, learn posing tricks, have enough photos to fill our home, and so much more! But if you need some convincing… Here are my Top 5 Reasons Why you Must-Have an […]
Planning help for your big day! From the moment you are engaged, to the day of your wedding. I share all my wedding tips!