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!
See our Wedding Chicks feature! During the Janna Brown Design Co. workshop, I had the pleasure of photographing this incredible Vizcaya Museum wedding editorial. I adore this Miami venue. It’s sophisticated and luxury at it’s finest. The European inspiration Janna chose for the styled shoot was absolutely perfect! I’m so excited to share this beautiful […]
As a Tampa wedding photographer, I’ve seen brides experience such stress on wedding days. Your wedding day is a once in a life time experience. You have been planning and preparing for months, and want everything to go according to plan. The best way to achieve this? Hire a wedding planner. As a photographer, I […]
The Orlo House is a highly sought after wedding venue in Tampa Florida, and it is no surprise why! This elegant house plays as a blank canvas for any wedding style you may image. Even the most groovy of wedding decor can work in their stunning ballrooms. I recently photographed this retro inspired wedding at […]
Want to know a secret? After years as a photographer in Florida’s wedding industry I have learned the best beaches to be married at. Today I am going to share one of my favorite locations for a Florida beach wedding! One of my favorites is New Smyrna Beach. A gorgeous New Smyrna Beach wedding is the […]
Marcey and Richard are married! They planned a beautiful waterfront wedding at the Hyatt Clearwater Beach here in Florida. The entire day was simply perfect – full of lots of emotional moments honoring their families and gorgeous bright colors along the water. I’m so pleased to be sharing Macey and Richard’s wedding with you today! […]
One of my favorite up and coming trends has to be the emphasis on menswear on the wedding day! Grooms traditionally have worn very simple and dark suits for many years. But, with the fashion industry taking more interest in men’s fashion we are seeing so much variety now for our grooms! Just in the […]
Planning a first look for your Tampa wedding day will give you the opportunity to create a moment that will be filled with love and excitement! A first look is typically a tender moment for both the bride and groom. However, you can include whoever you want to! By capturing how your groom and others […]
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 […]
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 […]
Planning your wedding is a time-consuming job. Many couples report it can feel like a part-time job. You have to find the perfect vendors and communicate. Couples have to explain their vision over and over again. Don’t forget sourcing everything you need – linens, drinks, attire…. It’s a lot to handle on your own. Hiring […]
Planning help for your big day! From the moment you are engaged, to the day of your wedding. I share all my wedding tips!