Matt and Sarah Engagement - Tampa, FL.

Matt and Sarah are two kind hearted, lovely, and genuine human beings. I've known Matt for a couple years now. He used to live in Orlando and is a good friend of my wife and I'm always encouraged by his friendship. When he asked me to do their engagement photos I was totally pumped!! 

They will be getting married after the New Year in Tampa and having their reception at the Rialto Theatre in Tampa Heights. The venue was nice enough to give us some time to take engagement photos there! Tampa is one of my favorite cities and a beautiful place to have a wedding! 

After we got to drive to Buddy Brew Coffee for drinks and to take a small set of photos in their shop! Buddy Brew has the best coffee in Tampa and I was happy to spend time with these two there!  

Joy and Joey Engagement - Orlando, FL.

A few weeks back I took a trip to Chicago. While there I was able to do an engagement shoot in the early morning light. It was the first time I had ever photographed a couple at that time of the day and the results were beautiful. When I got back to Orlando I was super excited to shoot in the morning again! 

Joy and Joey reached out to me a few months ago about photographing their wedding in December. Shortly after we started talking about engagement photos and I asked if we could meet up in Downtown Orlando for an early morning shoot. I had never photographed there before and wanted to do something different.

The two of them were totally down and also super happy to adventure through the city. I'm excited at how this shoot turned out can't wait for their wedding in December! 

Alyssa and Tanner

A few weeks ago I got to fly up from Orlando to Chicago for the weekend. My sister and I were able to photograph Alyssa and Tanner in downtown just as the sun was coming up. Theres something so beautiful about downtown Chicago that sets it apart from anything else. The weather, skyline, light, the waterfront, its all perfect. So much nicer to photograph a couple outside of the hot Florida heat! 

We started the morning at Firecakes Donuts on Hubbard and ventured around the neighborhood for close to two hours. Alyssa and Tanner were recently engaged- so this was an engagement shoot of sorts. They will be getting married next year and I couldn't be more happy for them. 

These photos were all shot on the canon 6d switching between the Sigma Art 35mm 1.4 and the Canon 50mm 1.8. I practiced free lensing in quite a few which has been one of my favorite techniques as of late! 

The Guesthouse - Mills 50 District - Orlando, FL.

My wife and I have been living in Orlando for close to 2 years now. When we first moved to this part of town, we'd often find ourselves wanting to go out. Most cocktail bars were downtown and rarely did we ever want to brace the craziness of downtown at night. About a year ago, The Guesthouse popped up just down the street from us and we couldn't have been more pumped to check out it. 

Since then, its become a place that we visit almost weekly for date nights or to meet up with friends. When I was asked to take photos for their social media I was overjoyed. As a photographer I love getting to work with brands and companies that I enjoy and believe in. Whats even cooler is that they are our neighbors! 

I approached this shoot with the idea of wanting to focus photographing two things: The community this space creates and products/drinks customers may not know about yet!  

Chicago - Street Photography

Last month my wife and I went to Chicago. Rarely do I get to just walk around and take pictures in the city. It was a treat to be completely honest. 

These are some of my favorite images from the trip.