The Journal

The real, raw parts of a wedding day

Hannah’s initial contact through Instagram last year marked the beginning of an exciting journey as she expressed her interest in securing wedding coverage. From the outset, it was evident that she possessed a remarkably clear vision for her special day, and I was thrilled when she graciously shared her vision with me. There’s an undeniable […]

Brenda reached out to me on Instagram a few months ago, captivated by the breathtaking engagement photos of her friends taken against the vibrant backdrop of New York City. Enthralled by the idea of capturing their own love story in a similarly picturesque setting, Brenda and Giovanni embarked on a journey from the Naples area […]

Let’s dive deeper into the excitement of this wedding journey… Katia’s initial point of contact happened about a year back when she reached out to me to schedule a welcome call. She was eager to discuss the wedding day coverage for her upcoming nuptials in sunny South Florida in 2024. What’s intriguing is that Katia […]

I did a model call last year for a couple (engaged or not) to shoot a roll of film in Downtown Orlando and Naomi and Graylon responded! Little did we know they’d get engaged and then hire us a year later to shoot their Downtown Orlando, FL Cocktail Lounge Engagement Photos. When Naomi told me […]

I see soooo many brides on TikTok and other social platforms searching for “stately” or Estate Wedding Venues in Florida. SOOOO I thought I would get 5 of my favorites in one place. #1 Starting off strong with an extremely affordable option in South West, FL: Bay Preserve at Osprey There is SO MUCH COLOR […]

Taylor reached out to me around December of 2022 about her wedding the following year. As soon as I saw the word “Yacht Wedding” come through over text, I said “WE ARE IN, SIGN US UP!!!” Taylor and I talked and planned and prepared for the big day, and eventually got to meet in person […]

We connected with Naomi and Graylon through mutual friends and a model call we posted on instagram. We clicked instantly and became friends with these two lovely humans. And to make things sweeter, they got engaged this past week! We love doing model calls to connect with new people and have the ability to express […]

I see posts in facebook groups all the time asking about the benefits of hiring a photo and video team, so I thought I’d hop on here and share some of the them! #1 Consistency Although this may not be important to some, hiring a photo and video team offers consistency within your deliverables. Typically, […]

One of the most beautiful, Jesus filled days we have ever witnessed. Sophia and Devin got married to one another on The Sirota Family property located in East Palestine, OH! Sophia described the day as a Taylor Swift Love Story, and this beautiful garden party wedding was just that. She wore the most lovely vintage […]

Over the past decade, we’ve seen a societal shift with more and more people seeking authenticity in everything. We have seen influencers begin to share more of the “messy” bits of life, organic and tox-free living has increased drastically, and we’ve even witnessed “clean” fast food become more popular. Among this shift has come a […]

Oh what a day July 29th was! It exceeded expectations in every way. Elizabeth and Holland first reached out to us in September of 2022 inquiring about photo and video for their garden party wedding the following year. Believe it or not, we connected through a reel we posted that month on Instagram! The year […]

Photographing and sharing seniors isn’t something I do often anymore, but I always love when friends and family ask me to document this special time in their lives! Every time I get the pleasure of doing a senior session, it inspires me to start doing them more often again. I love the creative element that […]

Katia and Carlos booked The Onorato Collective for their 2024 wedding a few weeks back and immediately scheduled their engagement session with us! It’s always exciting when our couples are eager to move forward in the planning process. This lovely couple chose Straub Park in Downtown Saint Petersburg for their session, and we also utilized […]