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Marco Beach Ocean Resort | Carolynn + Derek | Marco Island Weddings

It all began September 2009 at Rider University of New Jersey.  Derek and Carolynn had briefly seen each other a few times throughout their four years at Rider,  but they were both in relationships at the time. Out of chance, they sat next to each other in their hip hop class senior year.  Later that week Carolynn attended one of...

Naples Engagement Session | Carolynn + Derek

It all began September 2009 at Rider University of New Jersey.  Derek and Carolynn had briefly seen each other a few times throughout their four years at Rider,  but they were both in relationships at the time. Out of chance, they sat next to each other in their hip hop class senior year.  Later that week Carolynn attended one of...

San Marco Church Wedding | Gina + Palmer | Marco Marriott Reception

The best relationships are rooted in friendship, and *sometimes* they are rooted in your sibling’s friendship. Palmer and Gina met in 2005 when they were both in high school, where Palmer played football with Gina’s brother in their hometown of Staten Island, New York. Gina and Palmer always had a lot in common, and for...

Lexington Country Club Wedding | Vanessa + Leo | Naples Weddings

This love story begins in the winter of 2008. It was December of 2008. Vanessa’s family had moved to Naples earlier that year in May. Almost every day Vanessa’s brother, Andre, would go outside and play with a group of kids that he had become good friends with. One day, Vanessa and her cousin Kassandra...

Naples Engagement | Vanessa + Leo

This love story begins in the winter of 2008. It was December of 2008. Vanessa’s family had moved to Naples earlier that year in May. Almost every day Vanessa’s brother, Andre, would go outside and play with a group of kids that he had become good friends with. One day, Vanessa and her cousin Kassandra...

Naples Engagement | Lauren + Ryan

Lauren grew up in the St. Louis area and Ryan grew up in the Milwaukee area.  How did these two lovers meet you ask?  When Ryan took a job away from home after college, Lauren went off to college, placing the two in close proximity. Through a mutual acquaintance a meeting was arranged and Lauren...

Edgewater Beach Hotel Wedding | Rana + Tom | Naples Photography Studio

Tom and Rana met in the most likely and unlikely of places for the both of them…their place of work. Both drawn to helping others and making the world a better place, their paths crossed at ACCESS, a nonprofit human services organization, based in Michigan. Tom, the Business Operations Manager at the time, had noticed Rana...

Naples Engagement Session | Brittany + Mark

Mark & Brittany were friends for over a year before they went on a group weekend cruise with friends. During that 4th of July weekend they realized there was much more than just friendship there. When they returned from that weekend cruise Mark asked Brittany out and they have been inseparable ever since. Mark purposed...

Naples Engagement Photos | Ashley + Tyler

Tyler and Ashley first met in 2009 through a mutual friend. Shortly after meeting, they started dating. They have accomplished so much together already from graduating and starting their careers to owning multiple homes together. They have two Siberian Huskies, Nala and Sasha, who are like their children. After almost 7 years of being together,...

Naples Engagement | Meaghan + Jordan | Naples Photography Studio

Meaghan and Jordan met in 2013 through a mutual friend. Her initial pitch to Meaghan was “What are you doing tonight? I have a great guy you have to meet and he is FLYING us to dinner.” Meaghan was intrigued but politely declined due to an upcoming exam and her unwillingness to be distracted from...

Marco Island Wedding | Kelsey + Kevin | Marco Island Marriott

At a New Year’s party on a rooftop in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana, Kevin surprised Kelsey just before midnight when he popped the question and she said yes. Excitement filled the room as they announced their engagement and welcomed the 2016 New Year with family and friends. Kevin is an orthopaedic surgeon who grew up in...

Naples Engagement | Kathleen + Adam | Naples Engagement Photographers

Adam and Kathleen met through mutual friends. One night, the two went to dinner with some friends where they bonded over their love for dogs. Adam invited Kathleen over to meet his Siberian Husky, Keira. A month later, Kathleen agreed to go on a date with Adam. And that’s where this love story began. It turns...

Pink Shell Resort Wedding | Melissa + Chris | Fort Myers Beach Weddings

On a hot September evening in 2011, Melissa finally agreed to go on a first date with her now husband, Chris, after meeting and conversing over a dating website. Chris remembers Melissa’s enjoyment of her spending time at her family’s cabin and hobby of fishing. Melissa recalls initially agreeing to continue the conversation with Chris...

Sanibel Wedding | Jill + Andy | Florida Wedding Photography

Bacon brought them together…. Their paths never would have crossed had it not been for Match.com and Bacon! Jill’s tag line on Match was “I love Bacon”. Andy was drawn to the fact that Jill was into CrossFit, a sport (Volleyball) and seemed to have a strong personality.  His first Match message was “Did you...

Marco Beach Ocean Resort | Taylor + Andy | Marco Island Weddings

Taylor and Andy first met when they lived in Kansas City. They both moved there for different jobs and happened to cross paths at Crossfit downtown in the spring of 2013. Taylor was new to town and Crossfit. Andy was the instructor. They became friends, enjoying each other’s company at Crossfit classes. One Sunday after...