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!
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 […]
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 Vietnamese traditions that were a true joy to witness. The entire day […]
Congratulations, Danica and Matt! Their Bella Cosa Lakeside wedding day was rainy – but beautiful – and full of sweet personal touches. Everyone was so excited to celebrate with them and I’ll never forget how Danica and Matt made the most of their wedding day. I can’t wait for you to see all of the […]
Alana and Scott are married!! They are some of the sweetest people ever. There was an instant connection from the moment we first talked. Honestly, I’m so honored I could be with them on their wedding day. They tied the knot in a gorgeous rustic wedding at The Barn at Lone Oak Acres in Tampa, […]
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 […]
White, gold, and pale pink are the perfect palette for a spring wedding. Styled Shoots Across America and Heather Benge designed a glamorous wedding celebration at Bella Collina, a venue inspired by the Tuscan countryside. This glamorous editorial was filled with over-the-top floral displays, an intimate dinner reception, and featured the courtyard at Bella Collina, […]
Congratulations to Rachelle and Cody! They tied the knot in a romantic Haus 820 wedding day in Lakeland, Florida. From start to finish, it was clear how much Rachelle and Cody love each other – and their guests, their family and friends. The whole day was beautiful to witness and I’m honored I could be […]
One of the most important things for you to plan on your wedding day is your timeline. You can pick out the perfect dress, have the most delicious cake, and have the most romantic first dance. But, if you fail to have a detailed wedding day photography timeline, then you will feel scattered, stressed and […]
One of the most exciting and stressful times as a bride is finding your perfect wedding dress. There are so many factors that play into what will look good on your body and will compliment the overall theme of your wedding. Choosing the right wedding dress for you can be a challenge, but with these […]
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 […]
Planning help for your big day! From the moment you are engaged, to the day of your wedding. I share all my wedding tips!