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Ryan and Jasmine - A Rooftop Fortress Style Key West Proposal

When Ryan called me to discuss his plans to ask his girlfriend Jasmine to be his wife, he said "Whatever we do, I want her to feel really special,” landing with the decision to do it atop the historic fortress at Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park, high up over the park and overlooking the ocean in the background.

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Magaly & Ryan | Pier House Resort Key West Wedding

​Ryan and Magaly met while he was working as a bartender. He had been serving drinks all night and before you know it, they were making conversation about how to properly pronounce Magaly's name ("muh-gal-ee"). At the end of the night, he walked her to her car, they exchanged numbers and were inseparable ever since!

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So Many Ways to Get Wedding Photos in a Fortress!

It would be tempting to think that photographers on a small island would quickly tap out on ideas when they shoot at a location like Fort Zachary Taylor’s historic civil war fortress all the time, but necessity is the mother of invention, and when your job is to continually innovate and push yourself to the next level, you have no choice BUT to be creative!

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Denise & Paul | Hyatt Centric Key West Resort Wedding

When Denise and Paul reached out to me about their upcoming wedding at Hyatt Centric Resort in Key West, I knew it was going to be a beautiful event. It was planned as an elegant and family-filled affair with their children and closest friends, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico as the iconic Key West sunset created a perfect backdrop for their big day.

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Best Tips for a Beautiful Bridal Portrait

After getting every hair into place, slipping on the dress that was truly "the one", and matching it with the perfect shoes, you want to take a few minutes on your wedding day to let your photographer capture some stunning bridal portraits of you. Gone are the days of stuffy poses and dead stares.  Today's bridal portraits are fresh, romantic, and sometimes even a little sexy.

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Couple Kicks Off Custom "Happy Ever After" in Key West Engagement Session

Dionicia and Derrick celebrated their recent engagement with a trip to Key West.  Arriving with custom shirts expressing their "Happily Ever Moite" (Derrick's last name) hashtag, and Dionicia's awesome #Feyonce shirt (a play on her newly engaged status while channeling that inner-Beyonce all powerful women have inside them!) :D.

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Lashawn & Kent | Omni Amelia Island Wedding | Fernandina Beach, Florida

When LaShawn and Kent came to Key West for their Engagement Shoot, we instantly connected. It was then my joy to travel to Amelia Island with them for their wedding day, where they celebrated with close friends and family at the Omni Resort, exchanging their vows on the soft Fernandina Beach white sands, with the peaceful view of the Atlantic Ocean as their backdrop.

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Nick and Alyssa - A Proposal in Paradise

As far as Alyssa was aware, it was to be only a beautiful trip to Key West, Florida.  But what she didn't know was that her boyfriend Nick had been secretly planning a very big day.   Under the blue skies of paradise with the sound of the ocean in the distance, Nick popped the question and Alyssa said yes!

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