I'm an Orlando based natural-light photographer specializing in weddings and families.  Grab a glass of wine and enjoy exploring my recent work and personal musings!


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Danielle & Elise: Bok Tower Engagement Session

  Danielle is from New Jersey; Elise, Minnesota and as fate would have it, they met and fell in love in Florida.  Both ladies signed up for a Disney work program and happened to be looking for a roommate at the same time.  With just the roommate ad alone, they knew they were compatible.  Starting […]

April 11, 2019

Engagements, Portraits

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Khanh & Stephanie: Sparkman Wharf Engagement

It all started in Tampa, Khanh and Stephanie’s first dates all happened here, so what a perfect place to do engagement pictures?!  When they first started dating, Khanh lived in Naples and Stephanie lived in Gainesville.  They met through mutual friends and had hung out before, but their romance grew slowly.  The courtship started off […]

January 9, 2019

Engagements, Portraits

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Traditional Vietnamese Ao Dai Session

A Letter To My Brother On His Wedding Day Dear Lilo, I still remember the days when you played house with me as a child.  You were always the “dad” and I was the “mom”.  We would make the teddy bears our “kids.”  There would be tea parties, grocery store visits, and adventures with us […]

March 25, 2018

Engagements, Personal, Portraits, Wedding

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Quyen & Ronnie: Banff Lake Louise Engagement

I’ve been Quyen’s unofficial “life coach” for a few years now.  Quyen has come to me for advice about random stuff related to travel, finances, and life.  When it came to her wedding, she expressed her frustration with planning (as every other bride trying to plan a 500+ guests wedding would).  I’m very biased on […]

March 21, 2018

Engagements, Portraits, Travel

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