Thursday, December 20, 2018

The Knot - Hall Of Fame Winner


Honored is an understatement! After 5 years of receiving The Knot's Best of Weddings Award (including again for 2019!) Impressions Photography is now part of the their Hall of Fame group of wedding professionals!! I pour my heart and soul into every event that I photograph and being recognized for that passion is an extraordinary feeling! Thank you to all of my wonderful clients who have taken the time to review my services over the years on The Knot. The awards are largely based on your kind words and I am forever thankful to have such a fabulous group of people in my life!

Pictured is a beach picture from the Captiva Island wedding of Chelsea and Darby on the left and Brooke on the right who got married in Des Moines, Iowa this past summer..... and one palm tree also from Captiva! Because palm trees and weddings, what more does anyone need :)

Thanks again everyone!!! If the Impressions Photography 2019 weddings are a fraction of as fabulous as 2018 has been it will still be a super year!
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Another Adventure in Puerto Vallarta!!


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It has been just over 10 years since I photographed my first wedding in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. It was actually in an area called Las Caletas. A neat little island like oasis where couples can rent the entire facility for their wedding day. Guests are shuttled by boat to the secluded beach really to really set the mood for the day. Perhaps the most charming part is that after dark the entire area is lit only by candles. It's an unforgettable scene!

Now, fast forward almost exactly 10 years and I'm flying back to Puerto Vallarta next week. This time I was extended an invitation from the Four Seasons Punta Mita to explore their property and find out more about the wedding services that they offer. I'll be among several amazing wedding planners and stylists to share in the experience. I first met this group when the Four Seasons Nevis offered each of us an invitation to tour their property. I was thrilled to find out I would be reunited with the same fun group for another Four Seasons experience.

A styled shoot in Mexico is also part of this adventure. I've photographed over a dozen weddings in Mexico, but this will be the first styled shoot. With so many amazing locations to photograph at in the Punta Mita area, I'm sure the shoot will be a treat too! So definitely watch in the coming weeks for lots of pictures and updates on the beautiful Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita! If it's anything like my experience touring the Four Seasons Nevis I'm sure I'll be 100% wowed and excited to share all the details!!!
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Monday, November 26, 2018

South Seas Resort Wedding | Captiva Island Photographer

Captiva Island Wedding Photography

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Beach Portraits & Family Photographs



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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Le Mars Iowa Wedding







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Monday, August 20, 2018

Customized Timelines For Each Wedding Day



Among the many hats the wedding photographer wears one of the often overlooked is the important job of creating a timeline for pictures. This is important so that couples can realistically get all of the wedding pictures they hoped for. Having been fortunate enough to be part of hundreds of weddings, making that timeline is a bit of a specialty of mine! I'm happy to offer this service complimentary to all couples planning a wedding. Take a quick survey and we can give you a detailed timeline of how we feel photography would flow best and also help as you are scheduling other aspects of your day. Reach out today to have that survey sent right to you! impressphoto@cs.com






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Monday, August 6, 2018

Caribbean Island Portraits

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

My Trip to The Four Seasons Nevis

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Featured on Glittery Bride

Nebraska Wedding


A little wedding inspiration on the Glittery Bride blog today. Emilee and Wade's lovely Nebraska wedding is featured and I'm loving reminiscing about their wedding day. Check out Glittery Bride for inspiration from Emilee and Wade's day and tons of other wedding inspiration to swoon over!
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Monday, July 23, 2018

Caribbean Bound!


Closing up shop early this week and I'm Caribbean bound. I've been invited to join a group of wedding professionals for a trip to the Four Seasons on the island of Nevis (neighboring St. Kitts). I've had the pleasure of visiting St. Kitts before, but never made it all the way to Nevis so this is definitely a treat. And, as a lover of all things Hamilton, I'm feeding my ridiculous obsession by visiting the birthplace of said founding father on Nevis. So, excited is an understatement. Hamilton, a weekend of wedding talk and a few more palm tree pictures and I'm one happy camper!
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Saturday, July 21, 2018

Will & Vana's Los Angeles Wedding

Destination wedding photographs in Los Angeles

Destination wedding photographs in Los Angeles


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Friday, July 13, 2018

Sophia & Arnold's Wedding Day on Sanibel Island



Casa Ybel beach wedding on Sanibel Island
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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Sanibel Island Family Portrait Photographer

Sanibel Island Family Portrait Photographer
 Considering a family portrait during your stay on Sanibel or Captiva Island? We do that! Get in touch today to schedule your vacation family portrait with Impressions Photography!
239.437.1838
impressphoto@cs.com
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Kristen & Mike's Naples, Florida Wedding



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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Clark & Megan's South Seas Resort Destination Wedding

This wedding day was nothing short of perfect! Clark and Megan brought their friends and family from Georgia to Captiva Island for their tropical destination wedding. The two were married on the King's Crown Lawn and celebrated their reception in a seaside tent. I loved that the tent was just steps from the beach and overlooked a fabulous Captiva Island sunset. The couple shared a sense of style that fit perfectly with the relaxed approach that we are known for. Their fun, easy going attitude was such a joy to capture. I love being inspired by my clients to thoughtfully tell their unique wedding day story. Clark and Megan were so comfortable and easy to be around I felt like they were old friends and we were telling a story we already knew well. 
South Seas Resort Captiva Island wedding

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Featured In The Knot

Naples florida wedding featured in The Knot
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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The Impressions Photography Wedding Process

Wedding photographs in Des Moines Iowa
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Monday, July 2, 2018

Brian and Laura's Sanibel Island Welcome Dinner


Sanibel Island Wedding Welcome Party At Sunset
Sanibel Island Wedding Welcome Party

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Texas Wedding - Destination Photographer

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2018 Travel Schedule

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The past two months have been among the most hectic but also enjoyable that I've had in a long time. I don't think I've actually been home for more than a day or two at a time. March ended with an amazing wedding in Texas and a drive from there to New Orleans for another shoot. From there the next 6 weeks are almost a blur! Tampa to Iowa to Philadelphia, a cross country drive from Iowa to Florida a trip to Key West, an incredible visit to Cuba and a second trip back to Philadelphia. Next week I'm going back to Iowa, and then another trip to Philadelphia and then off to Chicago.

I always say I'm living my 10 year old dream life. The travel and adventures are always fun, but I am definitely looking forward to being in one place for a few weeks this summer. I have so many great weddings from all over the country that I can't wait to share! Check back, I promise I'll be back to my regular wedding posts and sharing all of my exciting wedding adventures here soon!

I would love to meet for a shoot or to talk about your destination wedding while I'm on the road. My upcoming travel includes:
Philadelphia

Chicago
New York
New Orleans
Olrando
Miami
Tampa
St Kitts & Nevis
Black Hills, South Dakota
Des Moines
Key West
And lots of time between Sioux City and Fort Myers!
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Thursday, May 10, 2018

South Seas Resort Wedding - Captiva Island Photographer

Captiva Island wedding at sunset
Sunset Beach at South Seas Resort

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Casa Ybel Wedding - Sanibel Island Photographer

casa Ybel wedding

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Sanibel Harbour Marriott Wedding | Sanibel Photographer

Sanibel Harbour Marriott wedding ceremony

One of my all time favorite wedding venues, Sanibel Harbour Marriott, offers a unique wedding location in Southwest Florida. Located just before you head over the causeway to Sanibel Island the resort overlooks the Gulf of Mexico, Pine Island and Sanibel and offers some stunning sunset views. 

When I moved to Fort Myers just after finishing photography school in New York, my very first apartment was in a building just a short walk to Sanibel Harbour. I began my photo career then offering services mainly to clients on Sanibel and Captiva Islands and Sanibel Harbour (before it was even a Marriott property) was not only among my favorite locations to photograph, with it's location right next door to where I lived, it was also a favorite spot for dinner, drinks and to meet up with friends. I moved away from that apartment and bought a house in Fort Myers many years ago, but that sweet wedding venue will always hold a special place in my heart. Since then I have continued to photograph many special events and some of the best Southwest Florida weddings and every time I am back there I am reminded of all of those good times and great memories that make Sanibel Harbour Marriott extra special to me.
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Monday, February 5, 2018

Being Floridian

South Seas Resort Kings Crown Lawn Wedding reception


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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Florida Engagement Pictures - Sanibel Island Photographer

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The Knot Best of Weddings Winner!

impressions photography wins the knot best of weddings
Exciting news for Impressions Photography! We were selected for The Knot Best of Weddings award for the fourth year. Such an honor to have my joy and passion for wedding photography recognized. The award is largely based on the reviews from clients. The kind words that each of my couples have shared over the past few months are truly overwhelming. I do pour so much of myself into every wedding and for my clients to recognize that and say so many kind things is beyond words. Thank you to each of my clients for making this past year so memorable and special and thank you for sharing your words on The Knot.

To read the review that my clients have left head on over to The Knot.

Pictured are a few highlights from weddings that I have photographed. Los Angeles, Iowa, Sanibel Island, Captiva Island and Chicago weddings and engagements are pictured. 
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Friday, January 26, 2018

Naples Photographer - Florida Wedding

naples sunset wedding

naples sunset wedding

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Family Portrait Photographer - Southwest Florida

SWFL photographer

sanibel island family portrait
In addition to wedding photography Impressions Photography has been offering family portraits on Sanibel Island, Captiva Island, Marco Island, Naples and throughout SWFL for many years. With each portrait sitting Krista offers her unique style, which includes a combination of both posed and candid style family portraits. Her extensive knowledge of photography and degree from RIT in New York taught Krista how to technically capture a perfect image while her kind nature and fun disposition is what she uses to get everyone with their best smiles. She can spark a grin out of even the most challenging of little ones.

Service areas include: Sanibel, Captiva, Fort Myers Beach, Naples, Boca Grande, Marco Island

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koreshan family portrait

sanibel family reunion

fort myers beach family portrait



Print Package
1 hour portrait sitting
all digital files and ability to print and share images
1 16x20 canvas print
2 8x10 canvas prints
4 5x7 prints


Album Package
1 hour portrait sitting
all digital files and ability to print and share images
1 10x10 - 10 page customized album with 30 images


Individual prints:

4x6 print $6
5x7 print $8
8x10 print $12
16x20 print $61

Canvas Prints:


11x14 $132
16x20 $187
20x30 $270
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