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Sunflower Farm Engagement Session in Tampa FL | Danica & Matt



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 […]

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Downtown Tampa Engagement Session with Chic Dresses



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 […]

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Mexican Inspired Wedding at The Barn at Lone Oak Acres



Featured on The Knot! Choosing a theme for your wedding day can be difficult, but I always encourage my couples to follow their heart! When you have something special in your life, use that to create the day of your dreams. That’s exactly what Mandy and Diego did by taking the colors and fun of […]

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Intimate Downtown Tampa Wedding at the Courthouse



Congratulations, Shelly and Todd! I had the pleasure of spending part of my Valentine’s Day with the newlyweds this year as they tied the knot in an intimate Downtown Tampa wedding at the courthouse. Their love story reminds me of a movie plot in the best ways, it’s truly beautiful. This was the perfect way […]

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