Captiva Island Family Photography

Family Photographer on Captiva Island For some decades I have created family photography on Captiva for tourists and vacationers. Families arrive to Captiva Island for vacation during the summer months. It is the opportune time since children are on vacation for a few months. Also, the prices for vacation venues are much more economical! Captiva Island provides boating, fishing and of course swimming in the clean and warm Gulf of Mexico waters. Joyful and Natural …

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Sanibel Island Wedding Venue

Wedding Location on Sanibel Are you looking for an attractive Sanibel Island wedding venue? This blog post will provide you with some great ideas and tips for choosing a Sanibel Island destination wedding. The photographs are from recent weddings on the island. Sanibel Island is well recognized as a popular venue for destination weddings. Sanibel is a charming island located off the coast of Fort Myers. The island has natural beaches with delicate sea shells …

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Engaged on Sanibel Island Beach

Surprise Engagement Photo Session Tim called me a few weeks ago and said he was planning to get engaged on Sanibel Island beach with his girlfriend, Olivia. We talked about what his ideas were and I shared some thoughts of what I thought might work. They were visiting Sanibel Island for a winter vacation from New Jersey. We agreed that a beach setting would work the best. The time was set for an hour prior …

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Otter Banks Captiva Island Florida

Otter Banks Wedding Brianna and Jimmy planned their Otter Banks wedding from Illinois during the summer. The October wedding included their family and friends who traveled from all across the United States. A family friend performed the ceremony along the back bay of Captiva. Before the ceremony I photographed Brianna in her beautiful gown and with  her bouquet. There was a soft wind blowing, so her very light veil flowed wonderfully for her photographs. We also created a …

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Everglades City wedding

Wedding at Everglades City Hall Brandi called and asked if I would photograph her Everglades City wedding. The wedding was scheduled for 11am at the City Hall, so we arranged to meet early to begin photographs at this historic fishing village. Everglades City is half way between Fort Myers and Miami. The area has old style cottages along the Collier River. We found interesting backgrounds to create some pre-ceremony photographs. The Royal Poinciana’s were in …

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Elope on North Captiva Island!

Joyful elopement on North Captiva Island Thomas and Sarah arrived from Washington DC for a noon time wedding ceremony on North Captiva Island. Their children joined them on this island that can be reached only by boat. After several days of enjoying North Captiva Island, the couple’s friend, Tatiana, performed their wedding ceremony on the north side of the island. Certainly there are no motor vehicles on North Captiva Island, so with a couple of golf carts we all …

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North Captiva Island Photographer

North Captiva Island Family Portrait North Captiva Island is located to the west of Pine Island and of course just north of Captiva Island. The only way to reach North Captiva Island is with a water taxi. For over twenty years I have photographed weddings and family photo sessions on North Captiva. I love traveling to the island, it is a small adventure in addition to the joy of my work as a North Captiva …

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My daughter’s wedding at Casa Ybel

My Daughter’s Casa Ybel Wedding Julia and Riley came all the way from Seattle for their wedding on Sanibel Island. With direction from Tori, the wedding manager at Casa Ybel and Patricia Slater, a wedding planner on Sanibel Island for over twenty five years, the wedding was a joy to witness. Julia’s sister, Francesca, helped with the wedding photography, as Frank had to walk the bride down the aisle. The day started around 4pm with a ‘first look’. Riley presented Julia …

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Lexington Country Club Wedding

Kelly and Jake’s Lexington Country Club wedding I first photographed Jake and Kelly last year at their surprise engagement on a Fort Myers area beach. Jake called me to plan an engagement photo session where he proposed marriage to Kelly. A year later they were enjoying this beautiful Saturday afternoon at their Lexington Country Club wedding. Friends and family joined this exciting couple for the ceremony and reception which followed into the evening. I arrived a few hours …

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Natural Light Portraits

Natural Light Portraits I photographed the Nuetzel family on Captiva Island in August. It was a beautiful day at Tween Waters Inn where the photos were taken in natural light. We started near the beautiful and natural landscaping surrounding the historic cottage where the Nuetzel’s were married 10 years ago. I photographed the family with the addition of each of their children. The whole photo session took about an hour. We walked from the bayside …

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