Ariana & Michael Engagement Session at South Pointe Beach

Today’s engagement shoot comes to you all the way from New York! Well kind of... No not really but here's the story! I was so delighted when Ariana and Michael got in touch with me. These two love birds are from New York and were planning a vacation to Miami so they decided they would get their engagement photos done here in Miami too. I am honored that they chose me and wow was this an amazing shoot.

Ariana and Michael met through her sisters and they have been together for 9 years! And if you are like me, you love to hear how the proposal happened, so here it is... They were out to lunch at the Lake house in Bayshore in New York and when they got a bottle of wine the label said “will you marry me” and the waiter asks “is this good?” Ariana said she was like yeah it's good, not really looking and then she reread it and was like wait what?! And then Michael got down on one knee, she cried...then she said yes! And that brings us to why we are here today.

We decided on South Pointe Park at sunrise for their engagement shoot. Because the light is just so magical at that time and I just love this place. South Pointe Park is a park on Miami Beach with access to the beach. It is an iconic backdrop and makes for some super photos. So we were able to mix it up with park photos and beach photos (and swimming photos! Michael and Ariana were super cute and complete naturals in front of the camera. They never stopped smiling and it was clear to see just how perfect they are for each other. Check out the photos and see for yourself.

They strolled through the park, down through the dunes to the beach, walked hand in hand and all the while I was documenting their story, their chemistry and their connection. They sat by the beach and watched the water, just before going straight into the sea, for some truly amazing shots that I am so delighted with.

Thank you guys for choosing me and choosing to be adventurous with the shoot to get the most amazing photos of you both. I am delighted to have been a part of documenting your engagement. I hope the rest of your vacation was just a special and I wish you all the happiness in the world for your life together.

Ariana & Michael Engagement Session was featured on How They Asked by The Knot…