Yearly Archives: 2014

A Year In Review: 2014 Behind The Scenes

As the years pass by our lives are transformed by experiences, both good + challenging. Two thousand and fourteen has deepened our love for each other, life, family and friends. It hasView full post »

Proposing in 2015 + 10 Clever Proposal Ideas

Are you proposing in 2015? 2015 is right around the corner and a great time for new begins, amazing journeys + wonderful adventures. If you a gent who is looking to propose this year, here are a fewView full post »

Miles of White Sands + Dive Under Golden Sun Gleams – Kiersten + Louis’s “I DO”

Kiersten + Louis True love runs deep, as they walk across miles of white sands, dive under golden sun gleams, and sail a thousand of seas two, hearts that are meant to be will be.   Growing upView full post »

A Cozy Manor + A Glistening Lake + “I Do”

Samantha + Jason This past weekend we packed up are gear and traveled to Auburndale, FL on a journey to capture Samantha + Jason’s love story. We arrived at an unbelievable cozy bed &View full post »

Newly Wed Client Gift + Our Favorite Christmas Recipe

Christmas… we love it! To say Christmas is our favorite holiday is an understatement. We look forward to chilly weather, warm fires, Christmas parties, quality time with family, laughter withView full post »

Romantic Sea Fog + Bare Sandy Feet

Joyce + Tim If soft misty sea fog coming in off the ocean, white sandy beaches, walking barefoot hand in hand with your true love and wind gently blowing your hair all sound romantic to you then youView full post »

The Ultimate Thankful Thursday + Our Thankful List

Brandon and I are in no way history buffs, however we do like to reference the past when having a friendly debate with each other. I mean after all… you have to prove who is right, right;) WeView full post »

Swanky Wedding + Breaking Ocean Waves

Julia + John Swanky… synonyms – stylish, chic, smart, fashionable. All words that describe Julia + John to the T. I would also add in generous, warm, welcoming, passionate, romantic, andView full post »

Genuine + Flawless Client Communications

When we first started our business, having clients over for consultations would make my heart race, palms sweat and tongue twisted. Obviously, extreme nervousness to say the least. I needed a way toView full post »

Secrets + Tricks To Be More Photogenic

I am that person who will take 15 selfies before getting the one I love. I will be the first to admit that being photogenic has not always been my strong suite, however I consider it a blessing. AView full post »

Chic + Sophisticated + Modern Oh My… Gorgeous Wedding

Lauren + Steve It was a warm Florida day with the breeze coming in off the gulf, her hand in his, both with a shy yet excited smile on their faces. As they looked at each other, eye to eye, theyView full post »

A Night In the Museum + Wedding Bliss

Jamie + Andrew It was August 20th 2013, the sky was drizzling creating a beautiful mist that danced on the Smoky Mountains. He reached out his hand and guided her up to the top where a beautifulView full post »

White Sandy Beaches + Warm True Love Kisses + A Fishermen’s Knot

Summer + Patrick  As the waves gently crashed on the white sandy beach and the warm breeze kissed their skin, two beautiful souls united + became one… it was breathtaking. Summer and PatrickView full post »

Questions I Ask Each Bride 30 Minutes Before She Walks Down The Aisle

Every wedding day there are a few key question I ask our beautiful bride 30 minutes before she walks down the aisle. These are the same questions my dear friend and amazing maid-of-horn, Olivia,View full post »

5 Tips To Preparing a Relaxed + Fun Engagement Session

The number one thing we love to do is make our couples feel comfortable in-front of our cameras. The more comfortable our couples are the more ridiculously awesome their session is. But, comfortablyView full post »

Taking Time To Breath

At the moment if you send us an email you will receive a reply that says: “Hello + Thank You For Your Email, We hope you are having a fabulous week and we are stoked that you are interested inView full post »

The Beauty Of Family & Friends + A Fairytale Wedding

Erika + Ryan Typically, when Brandon + I travel seeking adventure, we always take time to visit our family and friends.  It’s where we find inspiration, creativity, love, joy and support. WeView full post »

What To Wear + What Not To Wear For Your Shoot

To say I love clothes, shoes and bags would probably be an understatement. As a little girl I used to play dress up all the time, it drove my sisters crazy, especial since their clothes were my mainView full post »

Hannah + Tyler Captivating Engagement On The Beach

Hannah + Tyler I love hearing the sound of waves crashing on the white sand beaches of the Gulf Cost, the smell of sea salt in the air and the warm breeze blowing though my hair. One thing is sure, IView full post »

Taking the Plunging Starting your Photography Business + Where to Invest

We recently had a client contact us in regards to starting her own photography business, we love when this happens. Lighting the spark of someone’s creativity brings us great joy.  Her emailView full post »

Kiersten + Louis’s Engagement Shoot Filled With Golden Light

Kiersten + Louis Last week we spent a beautiful evening on Lake Tarpon with Kiersten + Louis basking in the golden light of sunset that was embracing us. The breeze was soft with a storm cloudView full post »

Shooting Styles as a Husband + Wife Team

When we first started shooing as a husband + wife team, I have to admit, there was some “friendly” competition. I’m a bit competitive. Well … that may be an understatement, ifView full post »

Busting Myths on SPF, Silica, + Flash Photography

This week I had one of our fabulous brides contact us in regards to using SPF on her wedding day and if it would cause a flash back. Hi Michelle, I’ve seen things online regarding SPF inView full post »

Clientele + Soul Matching

ADORE ADORE ADORE… we truly adore our clients!  A truly  sincere, wrapped around their little finger kind-of-love. Honestly, by the time we are shooting the wedding, the guests are asking usView full post »

We Still Do + Renewing Our Vows

It was a Friday the seventh day of August, the year 2009. I awoke to birds chirping and giggles of laughter from my family in the living room. I peaked in to see a beautiful breakfast and a bigView full post »

Photos that truly reflect your love story + investing in photographers that will invest in you

Pinterest… I love it! It is a candy shop of creative ideas. However, it can sometimes become overwhelming when planning  your wedding. Looking though dozens of images can cause confusion andView full post »

Full Sun Shooting + Natural Reflectors

We live in Florida, the “sunshine state”, 98% of the time it is full on sunny here.  So… trying to avoid ever having to shoot in full sun is impossible. Most of the time we areView full post »

Perks of Asking Your Local Photographer to Travel for your wedding

We adore destination weddings, they are so romantic, beautiful and intimate. The destination maybe on the mountain tops of the Blue Ridge Mountains or nestled in Moose Lake Lodge on Sun Valley Lake,View full post »

Sneak Peeks + How to Choose What Photos to Share

Sneak Peeks… we love sharing them and our clients love to see them.  On average during a one hour session Brandon and I capture about 100 photos for our clients.  For a sneak peek we willView full post »

Mission Belize + What’s in it For Me

This year Brandon decided to take the youth group to Belize for a mission trip. We have taken the kids on several local mission trips but this time we wanted them to experience a different culture,View full post »

Taking Back Beautiful + Boudoir

I Believe Every Woman Deserves To Feel Pampered, Glamorous + Beautiful! So often today I see magazine covers, movies and TV ads that all say a women should be “this or that”. As if we areView full post »

The Process + Change

As Brandon and I look at our 5 year plan we know that moving forward and growth requires change. Change for most is a scary thought, after all we are creatures of habit, I get it…IT’SView full post »

Taking 5 to Become a More Positive Person

1.) I Believe Being Positive is a Choice This was the first and by far the hardest step I had to take if I was to change myself. I had to realize that being positive was a choice. I have noticedView full post »

Pass Gallery: Why We Shoot + Share

What I remember as a child is walking into the home of my parents friends who were world wide travelers. Their house was made up of an eclectic mix of relics, artifacts, world maps and treasures ofView full post »

Cozy Home + Beautiful Nature + Best Friends

Samantha + Mike Sam + Mike have been friends for 8 amazing years. Their eyes first met as Sam was waiting tables while in college… friends at first sight. For 4 years they hangout with a closeView full post »

Jittery Hands + Dry Mouth + Heart Racing

Emily + Dalton Ooooh the fun of public speaking… jittery hands, dry mouth and heart racing! (It’s funny how love at first sight does the same thing to a person.) As if that’s notView full post »