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bride and groom in a natural rental wedding space with a soft and elegant color palette kissing as they hold champagne at the Grand Ol' Barn

New Smyrna Beach Wedding at The Grand Ol’ Barn 



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 […]

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5 Tips To Finding Your Perfect Wedding Dress


For Brides

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 […]

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Bok Tower Gardens Citrus Wedding Styled Shoot



Bok Tower Gardens Wedding What do you get when a wonderful team of vendors works together? Magic!  Which is what we got with our Bok Tower Gardens Citrus Wedding Styled Shoot.  The color palette for this styled shoot was inspired by the architecture and colors of the Pinewood Estate Mansion and the mandarins and oranges […]

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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 […]

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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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