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Do you have an exciting new chapter in your lives coming up? Ready to share your passion project with the world? I am lifestyle & wedding photographer who digs nature, hiking, organic living, and am a sucker for modern bohemian style. I’d love to help you share your life’s passion with the world in photographs. I’m based in Florida, moving to Seattle in 2019, and travel often. Ready to get this adventure started?


Joao + Nicole // Travelogue inspired St. Augustine Engagement Walkabout

Joao + Nicole // Travelogue inspired St. Augustine Engagement Walkabout

Joao & Nicole celebrated their engagement by exploring their favorite local Florida getaway- St. Augustine! I am always up for an excuse to travel- so I was excited for the invitation to explore a beautiful Florida's historic side. Since Joao is a friend, we decided to make it a double date so Joshua came along too. 

As a photographer, I love the freedom of being able to explore a new location with nothing but a map, a camera in hand and two wonderfully in love people to photograph.  Having the luxury of a full afternoon and evening was extra fun! I can't wait to share the rest of Joao & Nicole's photos from our fun St. Augustine adventure.

This little series is taken by the streetside courtyard at the Augustine Inn, where they will tie the knot in Spring 2015.

Location • Augustin Inn, Historic St Augustine, Castillo de San Marcos, Flagler College

Highlight of the day • Watching the re-enactors at the Castilo fire a rather small, but very real canon! 

Lunch Date • Casa Maya - We ate on a lovely little New Orleans style balcony overlooking the cobblestone pedestrian streets. Great people watching, and their steak fajitas made for two very happy gents!

Wine Tasting • Vino del Grotto Florida Fruit Wine- orange blossom honey wine was a hit, and I love how they source as many organically, locally grown fruit products as possible. They even had carrot wine!

Film Edits  • VSCO Film 06 for LR5

Time of Day & Season • Afternoon-Evening, Winter

Camera Bag Gear List • Canon 5D Mark III, 24-70mm f/2.8L, 85mm f/1.2L, 40mm f/2.8 + macro extender, 40x60" Reflector

Photographer • Shaina DeCiryan

Check back soon for more from this fun destination engagement session in St.Augustine, Florida.

Joao + Nicole // St. Augustine Love Story

Joao + Nicole // St. Augustine Love Story

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