{Aiden’s going to Hollywood} Patty, the “P” in PS

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I am overjoyed with the news my family got on Friday night. What began as a simple conversation about the Ellen DeGeneres show has ended with my son being flown to California to be on TV! It all started three weeks ago when I innocently showed off Aiden’s geography knowledge on Facebook. It was a short video I posted of Aiden on Christmas Day playing with his new present-a map of the world. This last Christmas, Aiden’s Christmas list had anything and everything to do with geography. The geography obsession all started with a simple iPad game, and well now he is a geography whiz! So the idea of submitting his story to Ellen came during a photo shoot when a client was so impressed with Aiden’s Facebook video and said “you have to put him on the Ellen Degeneres Show”. That night I decided to write to Ellen’s show! Aiden has been begging to visit another country, state, city, anything and I thought maybe there is a tiny chance that Ellen will fly us to California. So after that email, then a conversation, four videos of Aiden, two phone interviews I am in California writing this story to share! It all happened so fast, I can not believe we are here, definitely still in shock after all we were just told two days ago that we were invited! So needless to say I am one proud momma! Aiden is an amazing boy. He is so many wonderful things, however it really is impressive how much he knows about the world. He can pin point EVERY country on a map. He can pin point every state in the United States and knows every state capital. He is currently learning the capitals of the countries as well. He can tell you where Mount Rushmore is, the Grand Canyon, he can tell you where the Taj Majal is and the Eifel Tower. Every day he learns more and more! So today we have a short rehearsal at Ellen’s studio and then the show is taped tomorrow and airs Thursday! I have to admit, I am a bit worried with him being on that big stage. I just want him to be confident up there and just be Aiden. I have done a little preparing, we have watched a few episodes that featured kids, practiced his dancing moves and of course picked out his outfit that he will be wearing (a shirt with his favorite country on it). I just know this trip will end with amazing experiences, fond memories and many new stories! I will be taking lots of pictures and of course will be sharing them here on the blog, but for now set your TV to record Thursday, January 31st at 4pm The Ellen DeGeneres Show!!! ~ Patty, the “P” in PS

Oh, CLICK HERE to view the You Tube channel of his videos…

{Selma + Matt} Say I Do | Miami Beach Wedding Photography

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A wedding full of color, culture and love. Selma and Matt chose the Bath Club in Miami Beach for their wedding venue and expected a beach side ceremony. But, Mother Nature had other plans. In some cultures, rain is good luck, and can indicate a stronger unity in a marriage So, when the rain came down, it wasn’t stressful, espcially since the “Plan B” is an indoor space with wood floors, fireplace, antique chandeliers; it was a perfect location for their nuptials. This couple, I can tell, puts family first and it was noticed throughout the night. From Matt’s dad’s words during the ceremony, then on to the toast where eyes glistened with tears of joy; these families really did unite on this special day. One of my favorite parts of the wedding was when Selma was “crowned” queen of toasts, she supposedly made the best toast ever at her brother’s wedding and stakes were high for Selma’s brother this night to return the favor, but he gave the title to Selma. And Selma took the title with much gloating and stood high with her arms up showing her accomplishment, it got the whole room laughing including us. The guests were spoiled with signature drinks (smoke included), Indian food that made your palet melt, and a cake and dessert table fit for a king. The night ended with shots, dancing and a dress change. Selma put on a vibrant blue dress that set the tone for partying. Below are the photographs that tell the story of this colorful night, thank you Selma and Matt for letting us be a part of your big day and for letting us chow down some Indian food (the “S” first time trying Indian food)-YUM! xoxoxo ENJOY!

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{Jacky + Jon} Say I Do | Miami Beach Wedding Photography

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It’s hard not to create a bond with our clients, especially our wedding clients.  Can you imagine being a part of one of the most important day of their lives, being there from beginning of the planning to the big day and well after their wedding.  Its no wonder we love what we do.  Meeting couples that are head over heels in love starting their new lives together and then growing as a family.  We are so lucky to witness all these happy moments and not just be there for them but capture memories for them.  As a photographer shooting behind the camera you have no choice but to analyze your subjects.  In this wedding, I was constantly staring at Jacky and waiting for her huge open mouth smile that I love.  This couple is so charismatic that I kind of felt like a stalker just waiting for the right moment to snap.  Although Jacky will tell you differently, but these two were great in front of the camera.  They were great in the sense that they really opened up to me and let me in to see how they really are as couple.  This couple is a lot of things, but if I had to describe their relationship in three words they would have to be genuine, real, and goofy….LOL….well it’s the truth.  During their engagement session they were so funny with one another, cracking jokes and teasing one another…..loved it all!  So because of the holiday rush I never got a chance to showcase their engagement session so I decided to include a few pics in at the end of this post.  As for the wedding day of course it was full of surprises and full of laughter.  One moment that is definitely worth mentioning is that we bumped into Courtney Cox and of course Jon with his suave-self made sure he got a picture with her.  After the star struck moment wore off, Jon said “of course this would happen to us on our wedding day, no surprise”.  I kind of can see how luck might follow this couple around.  Another moment that I was pre-warned about was the henna party that would happen towards the end of the night.  When I first heard about this henna party we were at Starbucks chit chatting after the engagement shoot and after he said henna party I remember thinking can this wedding get any better.  It had all the right ingredients for a great day of shooting, amazing couple, awesome vendors, beautiful location and now a henna party…..YES….WOOHOO!  It may sound silly to some, but little things like this make us very happy, we love the unexpected!  So when I asked them more about this henna party Jon said, “It’s so crazy and the rush is so intense that even you will probably get henna on your hand whether you like it or not.”  I can probably go on and on about this wedding but I will just let the images do the talking.  I only hope these images give an inside view of what this couple is all about, whether you’re a stranger or you know this couple intimately, I think you will fall in love with them just like we did.  Jacky and Jon I am so happy we met and I am soooooooo honored to have captured all these beautiful moments for you, I hope we keep in touch for always.


Here’s their gorgeous engagement session!

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{Tina + Mike} Rock the Dress

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Tina and Mike… you can say are “regulars” with us and we sure hope it stays that way!  Seriously, we can’t get enough of these two! Lets remenisce shall we:
Two engagement sessions, which one of them was featured in Style Me Pretty {CLICK HERE to see engagement session one, and CLICK HERE for engagement session two}
And their wedding, of course! {CLICK HERE to view their wedding}

And most recently they had us photograph their Rock the Dress Session.  For those of you not familiar with Rock the Dress sessions this session is the perfect example.  Who wouldn’t want to get back in their wedding dress one last time?  Tina looked as beautiful now as she did on her wedding day. She had her hair down, a change in shoes (heels to boots) and Mike chose a more informal look.  They were a perfect match with the location.  The location chosen was an impromptu decision which in Tina and Mike’s history happens often.  As luck will have it, our plan A location for past shoots for one reason or the other never worked out.  This time around, Christmas decorations made us change locations two days before the shoot.  When location A was a no go, Tina chose an equestrian center. She rides as a hobby so the idea of including horses in the shoot was a no brainer.  This shoot has so much style and it was so fun to shoot both key elements for a ridiculously great pictures.

{Nessma + Alex} Say I do | Costa d’Este Beach Resort Wedding

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Nessma was so nervous… Her family and friends were around her in her room at Costa d’Este Beach Resort as she was getting ready to marry her true love. But, as the sun was starting it’s descent in the sky, Nessma emerged like an Egyptian princess; just so regal and beautiful. Alex saw his bride and he held his breath… What a sight she was! And, when she finally met him at the altar, their eyes locked. Their first kiss as husband and wife was accented with the dramatic skies of Vero Beach. The party started when her mom’s surprise arrived; a belly dancer! Everyone was up on their feet all night! All in all, it was an amazing wedding full of energy and fun!

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{Lauren + Vince} Say I Do | Miami Wedding Photography

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Wedding Planning: JCG Events
Invitations and Paper products: JCG Events
Venue: Villa Woodbine
Catering: Bill Hansen Catering
Flowers: Ines Naftali Floral and Event Design
Wedding Cake and Favors: Filled and Frosted
Make-up Artist: the Make-up Mob
DJ: Ubi’s Music Productions
Guitarist: EMS entertainment
Transportation: Padrinos and Meilan
Videographer: LoveBug Productions
Photography by PS Photography

{Valentine’s Day}

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We are excited to have expanded our Miami studio… So to celebrate, we are offering a great boudoir package, just in time for Valentine’s Day! Give us a call at 888-382-3186 or email us at info@psphotography.net for more information or to schedule your session!

{Jennifer + Doug} Say I Do | Eleuthra Bahamas Wedding | Sky Beach Club

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Jumping on a 27 passenger plane from Miami to Eleuthra, Bahamas was an experience. But, once we landed, it was so worth it. The island is so private and breathtaking. Everywhere we looked, it was beautiful. The powder sand beaches, the blue skies, the crystal ocean. But, we were there for Jennifer + Doug’s wedding… We first had an opportunity to have a fun shoot with them around town. We found this abandoned house with adorable blue shutters that we couldn’t pass up. And, of course, we then headed to the beach.  I can’t tell you how amazing the beaches are.  Words can’t do it justice!  I mean, did you see that infinity pool at Sky Beach Club?  So, naturally, that is where the next day’s nuptials took place. Sky Beach Club was the perfect location for their wedding day.  The day was a little windy, but that just made the skies more dramatic.  And, once they said their vows, they didn’t seem to notice, Jenn + Doug were in their own world.  It was our second time in the Bahamas, and we look forward to many more blissful trips!

Crazy Busy…

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This past month has been crazy busy. From multiple weddings a weekend at a time, to a weeks full of holiday sessions, it has been B-U-S-Y at PS Photography. So, needless to say, we are behind on our blogging. We try very hard to keep up, but, sometimes, I gotta “throw my hands up in that air, and wave ‘em like we just don’t care”. No, really, I mean we have to just come to terms with neglecting the blog a little, and making sure our wedding clients and portrait clients get their images in time to do holiday cards, and holiday gifts. So, come January, we’ll be back to consistently blogging. Promise. But, in the meantime, sit tight and enjoy a few sneak peeks of our recent shoots, weddings, and such.
Patty (the P) and Susie (the S)

{Giselle + Adrian} Say I do | Miami Wedding Photography

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Giselle and Adrian… If I had to sum up their relationship in one word it would have to be obsessed! They are truly and utterly head over heels in love with eachother. You meet them and within the first 30 seconds, Adrian is mesmerized by Giselle, and Giselle can’t keep from smiling at Adrian! It’s absolutely adorable! Their wedding was no different. From the moment Adrian saw Giselle, his face lit up. She was a sight to behold. She had the most amazing Lazaro gown, which accented her perfectly. She truly looked like an angel… And, Adrian could not stop looking at his gorgeous bride all night.


{Giselle + Adrian} Say I Do from PS Photography on Vimeo.

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