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Bella Collina Wedding in Montverde, Fl | Heidi + Danny

Heidi and Danny were married at the Bella Collina in Montverde, Florida.  This place was absolutely gorgeous.  It matched Heidi and Danny’s romantic relationship–very beautiful inside and out.  I’ve loved working with these two– and was so excited to hear their Disney World proposal story. Both are are Fantastic people individually, but together, they are one dynamic duo.  For 2 years Heidi had been planning this romantic, classic wedding with bright pink colored tulle bridesmaid dresses and a beautiful majestic skyline […]

The Journey to My Leap of Faith | Ashley Canay

Creative, Creative, Creative… My career path survey in middle school always rendered the same results. I fell under the “CREATIVE” category. Then on the back of the Career Path Survey, there would be a Salary Graph and THERE was “Creative” the lowest salary on the graph. Nobody wants to be the lowest salery. I’d be sitting there thinking to myself… “Creative???… that’s not a job, Ashley it’s a hobby. And WHY isn’t my score leaning towards the veterinarian side? I […]

Beautiful Bayshore Wedding in Tampa, Florida – Shannon + Micah 

Shannon + Micha’s intimate wedding at the Bayshore Presbyterian Church in Tampa, Florida was an AWESOME way to kick off the official start to my 2017 wedding season.  From the very start, they envisioned a laid-back, stress-free wedding day and that’s exactly what they got!  Shannon + Micha shared sweet moments with their little family throughout the evening.  The weather couldn’t have been more perfect, with sunny skies + a lovely breeze.  Surrounded by their closest family + friends, Shannon + […]

Tampa Event Decorators Raise the Standard for 1 Year Old Birthday Party | Royal Events & Services

Stellar Event Decorators will turn any gathering (no matter how big or small) into a magical land of Glitz and Glamour. They will have you saying “Is this the same place we did the walk-through?!” Well, Royal Events & Services have done just that for Dr. Toyin’s little ball of Joy FIRST birthday party. The guests felt as if they’d stepped into a beautiful Fairytale land and the birthday girl was the Princess. The kids were given tiaras, wands and play fighting Swords. […]

Downtown Tampa Curtis Hixon Park Engagement Session | Ashley Canay

God was definitely smiling on me when he sent Ashley and James. Their love was so genuine during the session, it was absolutely refreshing! Once we got all the shots on our shot list Ashley and James fell into the cutest poses naturally. I hated to break them up a couple times, but as they say “The shoot must go on” You can get a closer look at the 2 love birds in the video posted below! If you love the […]

Sweet Saturday Union of Kayla + Victor at the La Belle Amor in Tampa, Florida

I had the absolute pleasure of shooting the beautiful couple Kayla and Victor Holder! Both wanted to have a small intimate wedding and The La Belle Amor in Tampa Florida provided the perfect setting. Pearls, Jewels, white iron fences and gazebos created a country vintage feel that the family enjoyed. Kayla and Victor’s families were so happy to see them happy, it was very touching to hear so much love being spoken/ shared/ displayed all in one place. Tears were shed and encouraging words of […]

Afrocentric and Co T-Shirt Line | Atlanta Georgia Fashion Shoot by Ashley Canay

I recently got the AWESOME opportunity to visit Atlanta and shoot a shirt Campaign for Afrocentric! A T-Shirt line currently based in Atlanta and soon will be expanding to the Miami, Florida Area! The Founder of the is T-Shirt Line is, Emory Law Student, Erian Stirrup. She loves Fashion, Law and All things Afrocentric. “Established in 2015, Afrocentric LLC. is a Black-owned family business. Our company is grounded in the Black Aesthetic. We believe that Black culture, in its entirety, […]

Ophir Purity Program | Tharren Jae Lifestyle Photoshoot in Tampa, Fl.

Just recently I got the opportunity to take portraits of this young lady Tharren Jae. Before graduating from USF she created a program for college students that acted as a spiritual home-away-from-home. She calls it the Ophir purity program and has since expanded out from Florida to Georgia. The more she told me about the program the more I wanted to know and share with you all. Take a read! ​The Ophir Purity Program seeks to empower young men and […]

Betsey Johnson Reposted

I’ve never been the biggest Fashionista, but I recognize big symbols in the fashion industry! I was really pumped to see one of my photos on Betsey Johnson’s website of one of my Bride’s wedding shoes! This year I have a goal of getting “Ashley Canay” work published in as many places as I can. Take a look at the web page below! http://www.betseyjohnson.com/product/SB-GINA/239201.uts

A Seat at the Table | Bred & Butter of Tampa, Florida

BredxButter specializes in coordinating intimate dinners for any occasion. Based in Tampa, Florida, BredxButter has the ability to turn any venue from drab to “OMG! Where am I?!?”  The owners of Bred & Butter saw a void in the city that needed filling. Just a small peek into one of my most treasured business ventures. I have a team like no other! BredXButter mission is to cultivate connections over cuisine, culture and conversations.  BredxButter tagline is  goes a step further than […]