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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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5 Reasons To Have Your Destination Wedding In Tampa Florida



Tampa, Florida is the place to say “I do” for so many reasons. Surrounded with honeymoon destinations, white sandy beaches and infused with so many different cultures, Tampa is a vibrant city and full of love. Your destination wedding day here will be a real adventure! To top it off, we’ve got stunning weather and […]

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The Mirasol Tampa Engagement Photos



This stunning couple has such a fun story which led them to their The Mirasol Tampa Engagement Photos. Everything about this session was timeless and elegant. From the location to the attire, Valerie and Ryan had an amazing and luxurious Tampa engagement session! Valerie & Ryan As a Tampa engagement session photographer I love getting […]

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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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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 […]

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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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Airbnb Micro Wedding: Philo and Shawn



Let’s talk about the latest trend in the wedding world! Airbnb Micro Weddings are all the rage right now and for good reason. They are private, affordable and completely customizable! It makes traveling for your destination wedding more convenient and gives a personal touch to your wedding day. Recently I had the honor of capturing […]

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