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First Meetings It is always a beautiful thing to witness a love story built on waiting patiently. Stephanie had made the choice at a young age to not begin dating until she was ready to marry the one God had for her, and on her wedding day it was easy to see just how much […]

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First Meetings Lysette and Mark met at a baseball game. It wasn’t a complete surprise though, because just one month before that, Lysette’s parents had gone to a different baseball game where they had met the tall, handsome and oh so single Mark. They put their match-making skills to work and convinced him right off […]

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First Meetings If there’s one thing you need to know about me, it’s that my FAVORITE place in all of Lakeland is Hillcrest Coffee! ☕ I’ve adored this homey coffee spot since day one, and if you like hole-in-the-wall treasures, then you are super likely to find me at this one! In fact, my part in […]

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First Meetings Last year I had the privilege of photographing two gorgeous weddings up in Gainesville, Florida. 🌴 Meg and Sam were a couple of long-time friends who got married in May, and it wasn’t much later that Laura and David joined the married club! 💍 It was at their wedding in June that I just […]

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Katie & JC Every once in a while you meet a couple where everything about them just CLICKS. 🙌 I first met Katie while taking her family’s pictures, and I immediately noticed that she was not only fun-loving and kind, but also a woman of great style and taste (teach me your ways, girlfriend!).  So when […]

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2.3.18 It seems like just yesterday that Cassandra told a group of us girls that if she didn’t meet someone within the next 6 months, she would probably move back to New York. Not long after, Cassandra’s best friend (and future maid-of-honor) Sarah, introduced her to Derrick! Let’s just say, our girl didn’t move anywhere! […]

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The Story Matt and Lydia’s journey began as a summer crush. They were introduced at the camp where they both worked, and although they were the awkward ages of 15 and 16, they left an impression on each other that was destined to last! The summers passed as they continued to see each other at […]

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Elopement. Talk about a wedding trend on the rise! This, once-taboo method of marriage has now become a HIGHLIGHT in the wedding industry for adventurous couples all over the place. As a wedding photographer who has shot my fair share of vows around the U.S.A. (and the world!) I would be remiss if I didn’t […]

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“Once in a Lifetime.” These are the words running through my head as I sit down to write this post. Today I get to blog about MY WEDDING DAY! This truly is a once in a lifetime sort of thing.😱 So where do I begin? Months of dreaming, planning, surrender and prayer went into this […]

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Some friendships are meant to be. When I first heard from Allyson, I knew that her wedding would be a perfect fit for me! She and Eric dreamed of an intimate and beautiful garden wedding, complete with lawn games and live music. Um, yes please! We eagerly set up a meeting in Tampa in order […]

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