Who says you have to take your dress and box it up forever? When Melissa approached me about doing a trash the dress session, I was a little hesitant. Seeing some of the pictures of similar sessions, it didn’t seem like it would be my style.  However when she explained that she didn’t exactly get the bridal portraits she had always wanted, and being down for just about anything, I agreed to this amazing shoot and I am SO glad I did. She braved the ocean and a couple hundred people staring at her on busy Clearwater Beach but it was well worth it. Not only did she have a great time and definitely “trash” her dress (literally, she put it in beach garbage can before we left) but her husband also loved the pictures as an anniversary gift! Now she has the bridal portraits she always wanted and memories in her special dress that will last a lifetime.



Although I’m so sad to know that GORGEOUS dress was left in the trash, I love this session! Beautiful light!

I need a session like this! The editing is so clean and on point <3

What a stunning trash the dress session, this makes me want to go to the beach!

These are so well done!! Beautiful use of light!

This is so amazing. I have always wanted to do one of these SO bad! So rad.

Great job, it sounds like you made her really happy and got her the portraits she was after 🙂

Looove your use of light!!

These are gorgeous!! The lighting is amazing!

Oh wow these are freaking fantastic!!!