The Sundy House Wedding Delray Beach | Jeanette and Dre

I have been friends with the bride Jeanette and her sister, who was also the maid of honor, for years. That made capturing this day for Jeanette all the more special. In case you didn’t get a chance, click here to look back at Jeanette and Dre’s sweet engagement session.

It was a day filled with love and so much emotion from beginning to end. The Sundy House is a beautiful inn that feels like a tropical paradise. Jeanette along with her sister, has been a principal dancer for numerous ballet companies. Her poise and grace dressed in a Sarah Seven gown from Lovely Bride reflect the ballerina in her. The first look was one of the sweetest moments, and the rest of the day could be described as laid back elegance. Family and friends surrounded these two with the utmost love and that made for an infinitely beautiful wedding.

Ceremony + Reception: The Sundy House
Floral Design: Adriana Piedrahita
Bridal Shop + Designer: Lovely Bride, Sarah Seven
Hair + Makeup: Julie Iturrey, Color Me Flawless
Cake: Zoey Wexler, Two Fat Cookies
Music: Eduardo Macadar, Emac Music / DJ David Sky
Ceremony Musician: Annalisa Underhay, The Elegant Harp
Officiant: Christy Nones McKenzie
Invitations: Amir Zolfaghari / Minuteman Press
Videographer: Alejandro Gonzalevez

Miami Family Portraits | Dimare Family

I was joined by three generations of the Dimare Family at Mattheson Hammock Park for a family session. All dressed in white Mr and Mrs. Dimare, their four daughters with their families and all ten grand children seamlessly got together in this beautiful green setting. Talk about an amazing gene pool! Not only did I get to capture the entire family together, I loved that I also had the chance to work with each daughter and their families. I love seeing this family and watching them grow!

If your thinking about having a family session now is the time! Just in time for the holidays call to book now.

Wedding at EAST Miami | Justin and Felipe

Justin and Felipe was my first wedding at The EAST, Miami. Their love, laughter and impeccable style along with the help of their event planner Jorge Richa, created a stunning wedding day! Inspired by EAST, the wedding design was a mixture of modern, masculine with classic touches. Terra Flowers created a dreamy all white floral design that perfectly paired against the black color palette. Wait until you see the grey marbled three tiered cake by Elegant Temptations! There is just so much to love about this day. 

Accommodations, Ceremony, Reception + Catering: EAST, Miami | Event Planner: Jorge Richa | Galdron | Officiant: Peggy Lewis {pmlcelebrant@aol.com) | Florist: Terra Flowers Miami | Cake: Elegant Temptations | Music: DJ Hana

Miami Engagement Photos | Thalia and Michael

 

Thalia and Michael's Miami engagement photos started at the beautiful grounds of Vizcaya Museum & Gardens. The perfect location for their glam couple side. There was no shortage of sweetness and smiles while we strolled the gardens. After fun at Vizcaya we headed to Wynwood for a more laid back vibe and taking in some beautiful mural art work that were perfect backdrops. We saved the best for last, an explosion of Holi powder in downtown Miami! An engagement session has never been so fun! 

Villa Woodbine Wedding | Valerie and Ralf

Valerie and Ralf's Villa Woodbine wedding had all the elements for wedding perfection. This loved filled day had all the classic elegance and Valerie stunned in her bridal beauty, Ralf you are the luckiest man (he is well aware). From the romantic petal covered aisle, to the blush tones, an out door reception filled with string lights and candles, this wedding day was filled with romantic vibes. Of course Ralf and Valerie promising forever and bringing all their nearest and dearest to celebrate tops every wedding detail.


Ceremony + Reception: Villa Woodbine | Florist: Julia Rohde Designs | Hair + Makeup: Gloria Pelo | Invitations: BasicInvites.com | Caterer: Bill Hansen Catering | DJ/Music: LR Entertainment

Miami Communion Photography | Mia

This little dancer had her First Communion portraits at Deering Estate in Miami. It was a joy to capture such a special time in Mia's life and this wonderful milestone. Deering was the perfect backdrop with it's beautiful grounds and all that greenery. Mia was a natural in this setting. Her green eyes lit up against the backdrop and they took in all that wonderful light. It was an angelic afternoon to say the least and we even managed to include a ballet moment. 
 

Edition Hotel Wedding | Lauren and Kyle

Lauren and Kyle's Edition Hotel wedding was wedding perfection! Thanks to event planner Michelle Sarason this modern meets elegance celebration is just brimming with beauty. Avant Gardens pulled out all the stops for the floral design that so perfectly paired with the elegant decor! Lauren was a vision dressed in lace from the bridal boutique Ever After with a lovely hair down style by Lorraine Peralta and delicate makeup by BJ Simmons. It was a day filled with so much love, but above all it was a reflection of Lauren and Kyle coming together as one.
 

Ceremony + Reception: Edition Hotel | Catering + Desserts: Edition Hotel | Event Planner: Michelle Sarason | Cantor: Temple Beth Am | Florist: Avant Gardens | Gown Boutique: Ever After | Make Up Artist: BJ Simmons | Hair Stylist: Lorraine Peralta | DJ/Music: Danny Stern | Videographer: Pinwheel Film Co. | Invitations: Shelley Tunis

Miami Engagement Photos | Shavest and Lee

Love on love on love and so much style is what you are about to witness in Shavest and Lee's Miami engagement session. It was a sunlit day as we strolled the gardens of Vizcaya Museum & Gardens. The mix of chemistry and their laid back disposition, made the camera just adore these two, not to mention Shavest's gorgeous smile. For the second part of this engagement shoot Shavest and Lee stepped it up a notch changing into a dressier look. These babes walked around hand in hand in the Brickell area of downtown Miami which is close to where they will be saying 'i do'. Stay tuned for the big day!

Four Seasons Hotel Miami Wedding | Arelis and Alexis

Arelis and Alexis's Four Seasons Hotel Miami wedding was a fairytale day. It had all the details flawlessly planned by Marylen Exposito along with stunning florals by Gilded Group and regal invites to match by The Invitation Stand. Arelis donned a Zuhair Murad gown from Ever After that transformed from ceremony to reception, it was stunning! Paired with Jimmy Choo wedding shoes, a Maria Elena Headpiece, and makeup by Marz, Arelis looked like a princess. This magical day unfolded with a ceremony at St. Jude Greek Melkite Catholic Church where the newlyweds were whisked away in a vintage car by Aralimo.  Music by Al-Vento Entertainment and Event Factor, along with an elegant four tiered wedding cake from ET Cakes, were the perfect ending to this day. See the love and emotion by clicking here and watching the video by Diego Pocovi.

Maternity Photography Miami | Ana and Eric

Bringing so much sweetness to your Wednesday with Ana and Eric's maternity session. Ana totally rocked the bump and it was even more darling to see how loving Eric was. As a tribute to Gabriela, the parents-to-be wore pink and blue converse and brought a long the cutest baby size pair for their little one. Another very important family member joined them, their fur baby dachshund Lola. We can't wait to share more milestones from this beautiful growing family!

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Wedding | Ariel and Chris

Ariel and Chris's Vizcaya Museum and Gardens wedding felt like a destination wedding in Italy. With a Rosa Clara gown and florals by Ever After, this wedding was bound for gorgeousness. Ariel got ready at the Intercontinental Downtown Miami and as you will see, there was no shortage of bridal beauty on this wedding day. Officiated by Rabbi Michael Raab the ceremony was simply stunning in decor and full of memorable moments. After 'I do', there was dining from Bill Hansen Catering, romantic ambiance with lighting and production by Evoga Events and some really incredible dancing to the rhythms of AA Musicians. Simply a really beautiful day that a little less then a year later would result in Ariel and Chris returning to the Vizcaya for their maternity session. Stay tuned for this bride and groom's transformation to parents to be!
 

Miami Engagement Photos | Jeanette and Dre

Happy 4th America! Today I am sharing the engagement photos of my long time friend Jeanette. I was over the moon when she asked me to capture her and Dre's engagement session. We started the day at their apartment. The place they share together that is filled with images of their adventures and meaningful treasures. They got to be their authentic in love selves relaxed on the couch with wine. Something they share together as a couple. They changed outfits and we headed to the Espanola Way in South Beach where Dre brought his guitar and even serenaded his bride to be (swoon). As evening came Jeanette and Dre changed one more time into another relaxed outfit and we ended the day with some playfullness at South Pointe Park and the beautiful Pier. It was a perfect day. 

The Deering Estate Wedding | Darlene and Raymond

 

Darlene and Raymond's The Deering Estate wedding was a classic celebration flawlessly planned by Island Life Events, the prettiest florals by Pistils and Petals and lovely paper details by House and Paper. The day started with getting ready at the beautiful Biltmore Coral Gables. Darlene sipped on bubbly, cheered with her best girls while getting hair and makeup by All About You By DC and Deborah Concepcion, before getting into her stunning gown from Ever After. We strolled the immaculate grounds at the Biltmore for some bridal portraits before Darlene was whisked off in a classic car from Majestic Limo. When the time came for the ceremony officiated by Reverend Eddie Rodriguez, Darlene's son escorted her down the aisle where an emotional Raymond waited for his bride. After the love filled ceremony guests dined to catering and cake by Bill Hansen, and danced the night away under string lights to the sounds of Sound Fun Party DJs. Enjoy seeing this heartfelt day.

Engagement Photos in the Everglades | Bianca and Alejandro

When you think Everglades, elegance and refined style don't come to mind. Unless your Bianca and Alejandro! Their engagement session brought out serious style from their outfits, a bouquet, thoughtfully chosen props, and a champagne toast at sunset to cap off the day. These two and their love was simply on fire. You can't make this chemistry up and my lens certainly loved them for it. I love when couples bring their A game, meaning they are just authentically themselves. It's that newly engaged vibe that is just so wonderful to capture. Can't wait till ' i do' with these two!

Ritz Carlton Bal Harbour Wedding | Ila and Alexander

Ila and Alexander's Ritz Carlton Bal Harbour wedding was intimate with an abundance of style. Their venue choice was the perfect backdrop for the romantic florals by Divine Design. Equally as romantic was Ila, who wore a beautiful gown from Mimi's Bridal Ann Arbor. The day began with a relaxed demeanor as bride and groom got ready followed by a sweet first look before the roof top ceremony. A gorgeous reception space waited for guests where they dined under candlelight and greenery. Intimate weddings will forever have a special place in my heart. Thank you Ila and Alexander for choosing me to document such a special celebration!

 

Romantic Vizcaya Museum and Garden Proposal | Alex and Anna

Is there any better way to start a week, then with a sweet surprise proposal?! Alex and Anna are bringing some extra magic to this Monday with their romantic Vizcaya Museum and Garden Proposal. Back in 2010 I photographed Alex's brother's wedding and was thrilled to hear from him when he told me of his plan to surprise Anna with a proposal that would include friends and family. You can imagine Anna's surprise when they went from spending a quiet day together strolling the beautiful gardens to Alex getting down on one knee followed by their nearest and dearest joining after the proposal. This amazing moment followed with a celebratory portrait session and Anna was clearly shocked and glowing. It was absolute perfection. 

The Temple House Miami Wedding | Laura and Shawn

Laura and Shawn's destination wedding at The Temple House in Miami was a dream sleek and modern celebration. I had to opportunity to fly out to NYC to see these two for the first time for their engagement session (be sure to scroll to the very end and catch a glimpse) and it was immediately clear that their wedding would be nothing short of stylish. 

 1 Hotel South Beach was the perfect location for getting ready, the first look and bridal portraits, where Laura stunned in a Jason Wu gown and had elegant beauty to match by The South Beach Makeup Studio. Shawn was equally as dapper dressed in Michael Andrews Bespoke.

Twenty7 Events from start to finish planned this flawless day where the 'I Do's took place at the rooftop of the The Temple House followed by a reception that just awed guests. The floral design by Ines Naftali with a mix of greenery, succulents and white accent flowers were simply stunning. The reception space was transformed with paper details by Wynwood Letterpress, linens by Nuage Designs, and rentals from AFR and Greathire USA. The night ended with guests dining to catering by Premier Kitchen and dancing the night away to DJ Event Factor and Bay Kings Band. This wedding is what stylish destination wedding dreams are made of.

10 Year Anniversary Session in Biscayne Bay | Kaleigh and Michael

Ten year's never looked so good! Kaleigh and Michael's 10 year anniversary session in Biscayne Bay make the married life look like the best life. Just look at these two. Sunshine, the salty sea air, a beautiful yacht, and you get the perfect setting for celebrating. From Kaleigh's wedding gown to a little dress full of sparkle and shine, this Mrs was on fire! This husband and wife's debonair style was perfection, but their love and chemistry is what really resonated. We ended the afternoon with love, laughter and bubbly. More days like this please. Enjoy all the happy vibes and the beauty of this still very in love duo. 

The Bath Club Miami Wedding | Ashley and Nick

Ashley and Nick's Miami Bath Club Wedding was one gorgeous day! A month before I had the pleasure of capturing Nick's brother, Jonathan's wedding, and it was wonderful to be back together with this family again. I have had the privilege of photographing this amazing family since 2011 and there is nothing quite like one of their weddings! 

You are about to witness one of the most fun getting ready mornings at the Hilton Cabana in Miami Beach where Ashley and her girls had hair and makeup by Vavavoom Artistry. Ashley was a vision in her elegant gown from Chic Parisien and wait until you see the bouquet and floral design by Petal Production. After getting ready the wedding day began with a ceremony at St.Francis de Sale Catholic Church. A beautiful traditional ceremony full of wonderful moments.

This celebration planned by Yessenia Perez of Event Studio combines lush florals with exquisite wedding details. Guests dined on catering by Celebrity Caterers and were treated to quite the dancing party by DJ Angel Fernandez. Another oh-so-sweet love story in the books!

Miami Family Photography | Samuel Family

I photographed their engagement and wedding in 2012, it was a joy to capture the now Samuel family of four. This foursome is absolute family goals! We had fun together with some sparkle and shine, also the outfit choices were on point. Just look at all the cuteness from this beautiful family. It was a session filled with smiles and lot's of family sweetness. I look forward to many more years of capturing and watching these four grow together!