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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]