Hello and welcome to my blog! I’m Rachel, a Wedding and Lifestyle Photographer based in Central Florida. I love sharing all of my recent photos as well as wedding planning advice, education for photographers, my sweet little family, and some of the behind the scenes of my business. Thanks for stopping by, have fun exploring my little corner of the internet!
September 11, 2018
Christine and Shawn’s Wedding day was one for the books. This blush and gold wedding at The Baughman Center in Gainseville was so beautiful. Christine and I have known each other since high school so when she asked me to be her wedding photographer, I was beyond thrilled! The Baughman Center is right in the […]
August 15, 2018
Have you ever looked at someone’s instagram feed and thought, how do they do it? How are their images so bright and fun? You settle with saying that they probably have a professional camera and that’s how they are doing it. But I am telling you something….some of my images on social media ARE TAKEN WITH MY IPHONE! SHUT THE FRONT DOOR! Yes, I am here to share my editing process with you because I want to see your photos speak! I want your feed to be a creative and inspiring place for others! Let’s be honest, dark, grainy images are for the flip phone days. But we have all snapped those dark images and thought, man! I wish I could photograph this experience and show people how much fun I had in the moment. I’m here to tell you it can be done, with a few tweaks and $2.99. If you’re interested, keep scrolling…and if you learn anything from this post, please post your images with the hashtag #rlpmentoring so I can see your edits!
April 23, 2018
Matt and Stacy and I sat in a Starbucks discussing my wedding collections and our love for dogs when Stacy looked at me and smiled ear to ear saying they were ready to book. I played cool, but inside I was SCREAMING! This couple was one of the cutest couples I had ever met and I knew posing would be minimal because they shared a love that exuded from them naturally.
February 28, 2018
Venue: The Hilton Ocala Bride’s Dress: Oleg cassini – David’s Bridal Makeup: Be Beauty By Amanda Hair: Adorn by Sadi Grooms Tux: Men’s Warehouse Bridesmaids: Created by Johanna Vidot Florals: Blooming Events DJ: DJ Sir Charles Coordinated by: Ana Soler, Hilton Events
February 14, 2018
Venue: Rembert Farms, Alachua Florida Bride’s Dress: David’s Bridal Hair and Makeup: Suellen Florance Grooms Tux: Men’s Warehouse Florals: Thompson Flower Shop Videography: Joshua Marshall Creations DJ: TDC Entertainment (Kyle Wilson) Coordinated by: Dora Broome