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Taking this wedding from the archives seemed only fitting on my new website launch day. Back to where it all began. Jenna and Jon were my FIRST real wedding. My first couple to trust me with their day. I met Jenna through a search for a couple to take free engagement photos with me. I […]

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Amanda is a sweet friend of mine so of course I was incredibly honored to photograph her special day. Amanda and Gil chose a day wedding at the beautiful Rusty Pelican in Tampa Florida. They were married when the sun was just setting above. When Amanda walked down the isle the whole ceremony stopped. She […]

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Brook and Carter hold an extra special spot in my heart. I first bet these two at her sisters wedding previously and I immediately could see they were smitten with each other. I knew they would not be far behind. When Brooke’s sister reached out about photographing her little sisters wedding it was a HECK […]

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Well here I go again, behind on blogging. I think it is just the way life will be for me. I try, but man is it tough to keep up with. That’s okay though, I will do my best to catch up and TRY to stay on top of this. 2019 will be my year. […]

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Looky looky I am catching up on blogs! One day I will be all caught up and I will stay on top of it. But until then, I am combining some things to not overwhelm you! These two got married a few years ago and even had a surprise Disneys proposal. He planned the whole […]

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Okay so we know it is not a secret that I stink at staying up to date on my blog. So these photos are a little old. BUTTTTT now that these two are about to welcome a little baby I thought this was the perfect time to share a few shots from their sunrises engagement […]

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Christina and Jon were married at the lovely Royal Crest Room in Saint Cloud Florida.  What I love most about this venue is their ceremony site. The ceremony is held under a dreamy white gazebo with a gorgeous brick pathway. The sun sets perfectly over the tree line and it always falls right behind the […]

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ custom_padding=”0|0px|0|0px”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.106″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_blurb _builder_version=”3.0.106″] When I worked to redo my website a few things happened. 1. I paid someone, wow was it worth it. The first time I did my site I had a little help, but did the majority myself and that was HARD. So […]

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