On August 9th, photographer Cristina headed towards La Ermita de la Caridad, a beautiful church located near the ocean, for her engagement photo shoot with Yadira and Joel. With a ring on her finger, passion in her eyes and love in her heart, Yadira couldn’t look more beautiful. Feeling protected in the arms of the one she loved, the bride-to-be looked ahead at their future with excitement and hope. Joel felt like he was the luckiest man alive. The agitated turquoise ocean offered a stunning background for Yadira and Joel’s engagement photo shoot. The ocean breeze gently caressed the two lovers, amplifying the emotion of the moment. Rain started pouring, but the engagement shoot continued. Cristina embraced the challenge. She managed to capture the alluring charm of the falling water drops, giving her photos a dramatic yet romantic feel. La Ermita de la Caridad holds a special place in the couple’s hearts, as it reminds them of Cuba.The church is “a beautiful place of contemplation and worship, open to people of all faiths and denominations this small but energetic shrine celebrates the Cuban people’s Roman Catholic patron saint, the Virgin of Charity and it is a more than fitting spot […] Read More
August 21st, 2015 will remain engraved into Andrea’s memory as one of the most incredible days of her life. What started as an ordinary day, brought with it a grandiose change. Andrea went from “my love” to “my fiancee”. Wedding photographer Cristina Rivera had the joy and honor of capturing the surprise proposal at Bill Baggs State Park. Friday morning, enthusiasm, fervor and a hundred other emotions took over Robert. But, it there’s one emotion he felt more acutely, that was certainty. For Robert, there were no doubts. Andrea was the woman he wanted to share his life with. Certainty was ever-present. Robert knew he needed to offer Andrea a surprise proposal she can’t possibly refuse; the surprise proposal she deserved. He spend a lot of time thinking, researching and planing. Finally, he came up with an equally romantic and creative proposal idea. The couple’s surprise proposal story starts with a lighthouse, continues with colorful sand and ends with a ring. Climbing up the spiral staircase of the Florida Cape Lighthouse, Robert felt his excitement levels grew with every step. The Florida Cape Lighthouse at Bill Baggs State Park was closed for visitors. However, Robert succeed to have it open […] Read More
“I learn something from each person that makes my camera click, whether it’s the meaning of love hidden in a stolen glance, or the meaning of happiness woven in a wedding dress. On October 17th, during an engagement photo shoot at South Pointe Beach, photographer Liam remembered the beauty of spontaneity. Seeing Sam and Iris get lost in moments, laughing and living in front of his camera, was truly and inspiration for wedding photographer, Liam. “If there are two words I would use to describe Sam and Iris, those would be passionate and playful. If I was to attribute a motto to them, it would be: Seize the moment!”- says Liam. Sam and Iris had the day, the sunset and the night at their feet. They took advantage of each second we had together, and I took advantage of all the emotions they emanated”. According to our wedding photographer, one moment Sam and Iris were the epitome of class, the next they were a pair of runaway teenage lovers. “I enjoyed capturing each and every side of their personalities they were willing to share during the engagement photo shoot”. The lovely couple chose to have their engagement photo shoot at […] Read More