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!
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 […]
MacKenzie and Christian are married! They tied the knot in an elegant and joyful celebration at The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas in Tampa. The entire day felt so, so beautiful and I loved being along the water all day long. MacKenzie and Christian are a lot of fun and their wedding day was full of […]
Choosing your wedding photographer is one of the most important decisions of your wedding planning. As you begin your search, you’ll find many photographers whose work you like. So, how do you know who to hire? Today, I’m sharing 5 questions to ask your Tampa wedding photographer before booking them. It’s important to find a […]
Dana and Anthony are married! They celebrated their 8th anniversary by becoming husband and wife, and I couldn’t be more honored that I was asked to document their gorgeous destination wedding here in Tampa, FL. Their wedding was a fusion of Filipino and Chinese traditions that were a true joy to witness. The entire day […]
Congratulations, Blair and Chris! The newlyweds hosted a gorgeous Palma Ceia Country Club Christmas inspired wedding. We all felt the magic of the holidays as they tied the knot and celebrated. I love that Blair and Chris chose to celebrate the next chapter of their life with something else that means so much to them […]
Dimble and Ab are married!! I’ve been waiting for their beautiful winter Kapok wedding day since our University of Tampa engagement session. Dimble and Ab are such a sweet couple and I knew their wedding day was going to be something truly special. They hosted an elegant romantic wedding in Tampa, FL this December – […]
Congratulations to Alyssa and Jose! These high school sweethearts tied the knot in an intimate Tampa microwedding at Philippe Park. The entire day was so beautiful and emotional as their closest family watched them exchange vows. Alyssa and Jose planned a romantic microwedding day – filled with what meant the most to them. I’m honored […]
Abigail and Jordon are married! They planned a gorgeous fall Events Under the Oaks wedding day in Tampa, FL this year. Their entire celebration leaned into the colors and feelings fall evokes, and it turned out to be a truly splendid day. I loved the chance to watch Abigail and Jordon’s celebration unfold and capture […]
It’s that time of year again: wedding trends for 2023 have been announced! I LOVE learning about the latest trends for weddings and celebrations. It’s always fun to see the direction that weddings are going, especially over the last few years. The pandemic has really redefined how we see big celebrations like wedding days. I’m […]
Karina and Corey are now husband and wife! They hosted an intimate and sophisticated Oxford Exchange wedding this year in Tampa, Florida. I loved getting to know these two and capturing their special day with their closest family and friends. They planned the most elegant day, celebrating what mattered most to them. Truly, that’s what […]
Planning help for your big day! From the moment you are engaged, to the day of your wedding. I share all my wedding tips!