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Once again getting to celebrate friends milestones is always a joy! M and I went to high school and college together. It is neat having friends from where I grew up here in Florida (even if for just a short time!). When I found out that C + M were moving down to the Florida panhandle I was ecstatic! As I have gotten to know C, it is obvious how well these two fit together and the love they have for the other.

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December 19, 2022

Golden Hour Destin Jetties Beach Engagement Photos in Florida // Clay + Mckenzie

A newly engaged couple running around the beach making silly faces and holding streamers as they celebrate getting engaged during their destination engagement in Florida
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30A WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER // 30-A PHOTOGRAPHER // PENSACOLA WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER // FLORIDA WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER When you get into town early you mostly get it to yourself!! Which is in stark contrast to later in the day or the summer months. It was a chilly morning (the coolest we have had all winter season so far!) […]

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December 14, 2022

Early Morning 30-A Winter Couple Session in Rosemary Beach // Cameron + Magen

Couple standing in front of the Rosemary Beach Florida post office that has a big wreath on it the woman is standing up on a bench in the man standing in front and the woman is leaning down to give her partner a kiss during their Rosemary Beach engagement photos
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My last session of the year and it was the perfect way to close out 2022!! I met V through a another couple who I worked with earlier this year when I photographed her and her husband (and their pup!!).

As usual for Florida, we had to keep an eye on the weather throughout the day due to expected rain showers and thunderstorms, but as the % dropped we decided to push through and boy oh boy am I glad we did! We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful evening with a stunning sunset. It may have been a little windy, but I love the movement it brought to the photos!

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December 8, 2022

Foggy Florida Beach Couple Session During Winter in Destin // Ted + Victoria

A couple holding hands and waling into the ocean as the sky is painted different shades of pink and purple during their Florida couple session in Destin
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When K reached out to me about getting photos done before S deployed I knew it was important to get them in. As a military partner myself, I knew just how important having these photos were for K. They are something to hold on to in the months that he is gone.

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September 19, 2022

Autumn Couple Session at Henderson Beach State Park in Destin, Florida // S + Kathryn

Couple holding hands at the waters edge as it rolls up over their feet and the sun is setting during their Destin engagement photos
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C + I hold a special place in my heart for so many reasons. They have been doing long distance since they met in Texas while C was in training for the Air Force. When he moved to Destin, she stayed back.

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June 6, 2022

Jetties Beach Engagement Photos in Destin, Florida // Carter + Isabelle

A man whispering into his partners ear as she is holding on to him laughing
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With couples being forced to do their weddings and honeymoons differently due to COIVD, new ways of celebrating came about. One of my favorites is exactly what J + E did, a one year anniversary session! They shared a corona during their session and it was fitting since it’s their favorite beer and they got married mid pandemic. Popping a bottle of bubbly celebrated their one year of marriage. J + E kept each other laughing the entire time and it was such a sweet evening celebrating their one year!

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April 4, 2022

One Year Anniversary Couple Session at Henderson Beach State Park // Jamael + Erin

Couple cheering their corona beers during their one year anniversary session at Henderson Beach State park
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Before I moved down to Destin at the start of 2020, C and I realized we were both moving to the same area via Instagram. We went to the same college, but didn’t know each other during our time at UTK! After moving to the area we became fast friends. She and R started dating not long after. So when R started talking about proposing I knew we needed to come up with the best surprise proposal!

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March 8, 2022

Surprise Sunrise Beach Proposal in Destin // Ricky + Chandler

Couple laying on the beach alongside the ocean as it is coming up during their beach engagement photos
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Doing engagement photos with couples prior to wedding/elopement days provides the time for us all to get comfortable with each other and aren’t strangers come their day. We laugh a ton, share our favorite places to eat and travel and I get to find out exactly how they met.

N + A’s engagement photos were exactly that and so much more. They are so obviously each others best friend and can be serious when need be but then are the reason the other belly laughs. N + A met at the gym and their favorite place they have traveled together is Boston!

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February 22, 2022

Florida Panhandle Sand Dunes Winter Engagement Session in Destin // Nick + Ari

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My very first session of 2022 was with these two on January 3 on the beach.

Let me tell you the Florida panhandle is not as warm as some my think in the early months of the year. It was cold and windy, but these two braved it! B + N met at N’s work a few years back and the rest is history. We bonded over our love of sushi and trying new food. It was such a fun time exploring and hanging out on the beach when no one else was out there!

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February 3, 2022

Blue Hour Jetties Beach Couple Session in the Florida Panhandle // Blake + Nadia

Man sitting on rocks while propping his foot on one and a woman standing a few feet away from him while brushing her hair out of her face as the sun is peaking over the rocks during their Destin couple photos in Florida
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I met J while we were in college. I even did her graduation photos back in May of 2020!

She now lives in Pensacola with E while he is doing his military training. J + E met while they were in college at UTK, but didn’t start dating until they re-connected after graduating. They talked for a whole summer before going on their first date to Asheville, North Carolina, then backpacking in the smokies, and ending up in Folly Beach, South Carolina. Talk about an amazing first date!

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January 25, 2022

Golden Hour Florida Sand Dunes Engagement Session in Destin // Edward + Jordan

Man giving his partner a kiss while holding up a lantern during their Destin beach engagement photos