New Year’s Day Fort Lauderdale Beach Wedding

New Year's Day Fort Lauderdale Beach Wedding

Do you know what is the best way to start off the new year? It’s photographing Heather and Lin at their Fort Lauderdale beach wedding. It’s kind of romantic starting off the new year by pledging the rest of your lives together to one another and I was honored to be there to take part in such a special occasion.

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An Islamorada Wedding

Florida Keys wedding

It’s funny that I haven’t step foot in the Florida Keys in over 10 years and in the past month I’ve been down there 3 times, twice for weddings. My last trip was to photograph Katie and John at the Postcard Inn in Islamorada, FL. It was the perfect day in the Florida Keys to have a wedding and I was glad I was there to capture it all.

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Oleta River State Park Beach Wedding

beach wedding

Chad and Lloyda have quite the love story. Young love rekindled years after living separate lives apart from each other. Fate reunited them years later. The next chapter of their love story takes place at Oleta River State Park for a beach wedding and together they can have the rest of their lives to write new chapters daily of their life together as husband and wife.

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Early Morning Pier Engagement Shoot

Fort Lauderdale Engagement Photo Session

What’s a good way to spend a Sunday morning? How about photographing Monica and Gregg’s engagement photo shoot at sunrise at the Pompano Beach pier? You couldn’t ask for a better start to the day than that.

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A North Miami Beach Engagement Shoot

North Miami Beach Engagement Shoot

What constitutes a fun time at an engagement photo shoot? Well if you have Katie and John as clients then you already know who is bringing the fun. From the first shutter click to the last there was nothing but fun, laughs and smiles. A great time was had by all and that is how it should be.

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Hollywood Beach Family Session

Hollywood Beach - JC Ruiz Photography

Nothing like a little Hollywood Beach family session to get the week started. Barnita was one of the people who purchased my Living Social ads early in the year for her and her daughter and she recently reached out to me for another shoot, but this time she also wanted to include her boyfriend, Troy. After trying to find a spot convenient for everyone, we finally agreed upon the boardwalk over at Hollywood Beach.

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A South Beach Engagement Shoot

South Beach Engagement

Today’s post is from the photo shoot I had on Labor Day in South Beach for Seth and Yulia. They were down from Virginia on their honeymoon and wanted to get some photos in before they took their honeymoon cruise. What better place to take some photos than on South Beach?

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Summer Engagement Shoot On South Beach

South Beach engagement shoot

Today I feature another out of town couple, Ale and Alberto. They’re a loving couple from Dallas, Texas via Houston (long story). They arrived to South Beach for a little getaway and who can blame them? We have paradise here in Miami.

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A Miami Beach Couples Photo Shoot

Miami Beach couples photography

Today I bring you Melissa and Derek. They’re a couple from Colorado who went on a cruise and basically had a couple of hours for a photo shoot before their flight back to Colorado. This was like the epitome of a last minute shoot but I had fun either way. They were referred to me by Evan Rich, the wedding photographer I work with on occasion.

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