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So far Sophia Hyde has created 136 blog entries.

Why is wedding photography so expensive?

By | April 17th, 2017|Blog|

I hear this question all the time...usually when standing in a group of strangers and weddings come up and they do not yet know I'm a photographer. So, I want to tackle this conversation head on and hopefully bring some clarity to our industry. Maybe you've recently gotten engaged and started discussing the wedding budget. [...]

Meet the Photographer

By | April 17th, 2017|Blog|

Welcome to RisingSky! My name is Sophia Hyde and I would love to introduce myself to you. Sophia recently recorded a series of videos to help answer couple's most Frequently Asked Questions about wedding photography: (Click the title below to be directed to the content) 1. Why is wedding photography expensive? 2. How do I [...]

Tampa Museum of Art Wedding Photography

By | April 12th, 2017|Blog|

This wedding melted my heart. Not only were Jess and Josh full of light and love, but the whole day was spectacular. From the handmade cross standing at the altar made of Jess's late grandfather's wood to the surprise visit from their fur baby, the day had many special touches. One of my favorite moments [...]

Sneak Peek of Tampa Museum of Art Wedding

By | March 24th, 2017|Blog|

Jess and Josh are just as beautiful on the inside as the out. I cannot wait to share their story and wedding with you. As I began working on their wedding this week I couldn't keep all these beautiful images to myself. Here are a handful of my favorites.    

Fire Fighter Engagement Session by Tampa Photographer

By | March 9th, 2017|Blog|

Kristin and Andrew were so much fun to shoot. This adorable couple will be married later this year at the beautiful Wishing Well Barn in Plant City. They wanted an engagement session that incorporated their dogs, nature, and Andrew's uniform. We met at the gorgeous Lettuce Lake Park in Tampa to capture their story. November [...]

Divine Engagement Shoot in St. Pete

By | March 7th, 2017|Blog|

This day was a dream come true. A couple months ago I received a call asking if I could help plan a social media photo campaign for a ring designer. Photography is my specialty, but planning and coordinating make my brain hurt. We brought the very talented designer Amber Veatch into the project and got [...]

Travel Family Session to New York, New York!

By | December 15th, 2016|Blog|

I love this family. I love this city. I love traveling. Location details: Began in Central Park, took a break for lunch at The Loab Boathouse and then finished up in Rockefeller Center Why the Strawberry hats? This is the Grooms Family, strawberry farmers from Plant City, FL, the Winter Strawberry Capital of the world.

New York Photoshoot Sneak Peek

By | December 1st, 2016|Blog|

For Thanksgiving the Grooms family went to New York City this year. For almost a decade I have been photographing their family every November. We couldn't break from tradition, so I just met them in the city for a day! We had so much fun spending a few hours exploring Central Park and other parts [...]

Innisbrook Wedding at Night

By | November 8th, 2016|Blog|

Carson and Robin's wedding was definitely unique, and I loved every second of photographing it. Not only was it a night time ceremony but she wore a Lord of the Rings replica crown, walked down the aisle barefoot, and how often do you see a groom in a red coat? Seriously though. I absolutely love [...]

Tampa Family Photography Session

By | November 3rd, 2016|Blog|

Four years ago I was the photographer for Noelle & Jason's wedding and took their engagement pictures as well. I loved hearing the stories behind how the met, fell in love and watched them join their lives together. And now, here they are with a growing family of their own. What a joy and honor [...]