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Indian wedding with man holding close his bride as she smiles while wearing her traditional wedding saree in Tampa Florida

Vibrant & Heartfelt Indian Wedding in Tampa



One of my favorite things about being a wedding photographer in Tampa, Florida is the diversity we have. I love the cultures that I get to experience through your weddings, and the traditions that I get to learn from. One that I recently got to experience was at Subhadeep and Lauren’s vibrant Tampa Indian wedding. […]

Bayanihan arts and events center wedding bride and groom looking at the camera posing by ceremony wedding arch

Bayanihan Arts and Events Center Wedding 



One of my close friends that I worked with met this guy in a lounge, gave him a ride home from the airport, and seven years later they tied the knot in their Banyanian Arts and Events Center Wedding! It was wild how they met, but their love is just so romantic and vibrant that […]

Why you need a wedding album Wedding photo book wedding family blush leather cover photo album and distressed leather brown album with colored swatches heirloom album spread open

4 Reasons Why You Need A Wedding Album



Your wedding day will be just that, a day. It will fly by and before you know it, you will be only reminiscing over the best day of your life! As a Florida wedding photographer, I have a passion for capturing your love story and I do it in a way that lasts a life […]

Davis Island Engagement Photos Beach photos in Tampa Florida Yacht Couple holding hands walking on the beach

Davis Island Engagement Photos



Mandy and Diego are such a sweet couple and their engagement sessions were so beautiful. Yes, you read that right, they had a two-part engagement session: a Rollins College Engagement Session and a Davis Island engagement session.  Best Friends Who Fell in Love Mandy and Diego have a beautiful love story. They met at church […]

Tampa Airport Marriott Wedding Bride with long veil looking at camera groom in white tuxedo looking at camera at Tampa International Airport Bride and Groom Portrait

Tampa Airport Marriott White and Blush Elegant Wedding



After five years, the time finally came for Vashti & Chudi to tie the knot, to become one. A room full of supportive family and friends and a priest ready to give them his blessing reunited at St. Stephen Catholic Church to witness and celebrate their union. As the gorgeous bride walked down the aisle with […]

Tampa Wedding Photographer Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Wedding bride and groom in sky terrace facing each other kissing during the sunset with bouquet and moon gate arch

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Wedding



Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Wedding  The beautiful terrace facing the beach, the chill ocean breeze, a solo guitarist serenading them, the breathtaking sunset lighting up the place, Amelia & Nate at the altar. Such a beautiful day for the union of these two. As they looked into each others eyes, Amelia expressed: “When I first […]

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