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Welcome to my journal - I'm so glad you're here. Here you'll find my favorite sessions and weddings I've captured, as well as tips for you as you plan your wedding.

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I'm Kenna and I'm so happy you're here. Here you'll find posts about my recent work and top wedding tips for couples.

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Ritz Carlton Sarasota Wedding

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Weddings

Late November 2020 I received a call from Nora. “Hey Kenna? We are planning a wedding. It’s pretty last minute. You know, covid and all.” It wasn’t the first call I received that began this way, nor would it be the last. But as soon as she shared she was working with Jennifer Matteo Planning […]

Beer Can Island Engagement Session | Sarasota, FL

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Alie & Brady traveled all the way from the other coast of Florida for me to photograph their engagement session at Beer Can Island. The name truly doesn’t do this location justice – with the beautiful white West Coast sand, an endless array of driftwood, and even some mangroves. This Longboat Key location is one […]

The Pros and Cons of a First Look

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One of the top questions I get asked by my couples is “should we do a first look?” Whether or not you do one is entirely up to you, but it’s important to understand that the decision is going to entirely shape your wedding timeline! If you’re on the fence about whether or not to […]

Confidently Creating Your Guest List

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It’s no secret that one of the main points of contention during wedding planning is creating your guest list. At some point you will most likely find yourself torn between you and your fiancé’s personal guest list, your family’s guest list, and your budget. If this sounds like you, or you fear it may sound […]

How to Plan Your Perfect Honeymoon

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Hands down one of the most exciting parts of wedding planning is planning your honeymoon! Whether you’re looking for somewhere cozy and comfy, or a tropical oasis in the Caribbean, this guide will give you all the top tips to plan the best honeymoon ever! 1. Start Planning Early Similar to planning your wedding, planning […]

How to Pick Your Wedding Date

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Picking your wedding date probably feels like the most important decision to make right now, as seemingly every other decision is based on it! Knowing what season you’ll be getting married in is crucial for picking your color palette and attire, while having a specific date is going to be important for booking vendors! However, […]

Shangri La Springs Is The Perfect Bonita Springs, Florida Wedding Venue

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Every time I capture a Shangri La Springs wedding I fall more in love with the beauty and intimate feel of this venue. If you’re planning your Shangri La Springs wedding, keep reading as I share more about the history, the grounds, and what a wedding day at Shangri La Springs looks like. The History […]

Creating Your Family Formals Checklist – With an Example!

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One question I get asked all the time by my couples is – how will we fit all of my family photos into x amount of time?! The answer is simple: create a family formals list! If you haven’t heard the term before, a family formals list is a super important list given to your […]

Matthew & Stephanie’s Wedding | Sydonie Mansion, Mount Dora, Florida

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When Stephanie and Matthew told me they were getting married at the Sydonie Mansion I was so excited because I had heard amazing things about this venue. The Sydonie Mansion has quickly become one of my favorite venues since, and I can’t wait to photograph more of my couples there in 2020! The mansion isn’t […]

Katherine & Tony | Palm Beach Engagement Session

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Katherine & Tony knew they wanted a Palm Beach engagement session as their wedding will be on the island later this year! With all of the hundreds of sessions I’ve done, Palm Beach Island continues to be one of my favorite locations that I head back to time and time again for engagement sessions. It […]

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