Key West | Destination Wedding | Paula + Mark

By Claudia Rios | Sep 27, 2019

Since the day they met, it was an instant connection. A mutual college friend knew they would be a perfect pair, so she insisted that Paula and Mark should meet. Their friend was absolutely correct to have played cupid because Paula and Mark are just perfect for one another. They have been inseparable since their…

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Miami | Engagement Session | Amanda + Chris

By Claudia Rios | Jul 4, 2019

It was a rainy afternoon in Miami, but we got lucky that the rain stopped long enough for us to take a few photos in front of beautiful pool at SLS Hotel. The natural light was soft and lovely… The view from the pool floor was breathtaking. Although it started raining and we could no…

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Why You Shouldn’t Skip Out On Your Engagement Session

By Claudia Rios | Jun 10, 2019

Here are 5 reasons to consider before you say no! Undoubtedly, you are crazy busy planning the best day of your life and time is of the essence when you still have so many details to consider, from the color of the linens to the gifts for the out of town guests. And, as busy…

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Coral Gables | Engagement Session | Carmen And Tomas

By Claudia Rios | May 5, 2019

Here is this sweet couple’s engagement session that took place about a month ago at a beautiful park in Coral Gables, Matheson Hammock Park. As you can see from the images, they are all giggles and snuggles. Besides an amazing love for each other, they share a wonderful sense of humor. They kept me smiling…

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Brooklyn Bridge | Engagement | Calvin + Schrise

By Claudia Rios | Nov 27, 2018

They met at a fashion show in college in a sort of awkward project where they had to gaze at a stranger’s eyes. Calvin and Schrise were partnered up, and Schrise hated letting someone look into her eyes, but Calvin managed to make her feel at ease by making her laugh. As Schrise said it…

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Coral Gables | Engagement Session | Chris + Micaela

By Claudia Rios | Apr 19, 2018

Chris and Micaela are both wedding photographers who briefly met in Arizona during a photography conference, Showit United, in November 2017. Chris is from South Florida and Micaela is from Canada. Although they weren’t formally introduced at the conference, Chris noticed Micaela and made a mental note of her cuteness and outgoing personality. After the…

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Brooklyn, N.Y. | Anniversary Session | Julieta + Ronald

By Claudia Rios | Mar 20, 2018

While in New York for a few days with two more amazing photographers, I had the opportunity to photograph Juliana and Ronald at the Brooklyn Bridge, which is one of the places I have been wanting to photograph for some time. Juliana and Ronald had recently celebrated their eight year anniversary. The experience of capturing…

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Destination Wedding | St. Peterburgs, FL | Melissa And T.J.

By Claudia Rios | Mar 17, 2017

Here is the beautiful wedding story of one of my favorite couples, T.J. and Melissa. To begin, Melissa and TJ are the coolest and most easy going couples I have ever known. Their wedding day was absolutely gorgeous from beginning to end. I am so blessed to have been this couple’s wedding photographer. Originally, Melissa…

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Florida Keys | Engagement Session | Melissa And T.J.

By Claudia Rios | Nov 27, 2016

Meet Melissa and T.J. Truly they are sweet souls. Here is a little about their love story: Melissa and T.J. met through a mutual friend back in 2012 and they bonded instantly! In November, T.J. asked Melissa to be his girlfriend and of course, she said, “YES”! Every November, Mel and T.J. celebrated their anniversary…

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