Indialantic Beach Maternity Session
Chris and Val August 5th, 2016
Not too many things can get me out of bed and moving before 7am but when you get a chance to photograph a beautiful couple on the beach with baby on the way soon...I'm all in. I forget what a blessing it is sometimes to be so close to the beach and God provided a beautiful backdrop to capture some awesome images and make some unforgettable memories. I am so happy for Chris and Val and that baby is going to be a heartbreaker when he finally arrives.
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Front Street Pre Wedding Session Melbourne, Florida
June 30, 2016
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I've known Johnathan for many years but was still quite honored to be asked to take pictures of him and his beautiful wife. You know the love is serious when they were absolute photo troopers through this hot 90 degree Florida day. They still looked completely comfortable and comfortable with each other for this morning session. Their love is real and I know it will last for through the years to come.
Abandoned Hotel and Beach model shoot
Melbourne Beach 06/22/2016
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When fellow photog Nicole told me about a location that she couldn't wait to shoot, I couldn't help but get excited with her. Instead of keeping it all to ourselves we decided to make it a collaboration of models and photographers to meetup, network and get some amazing images. I instantly contacted the best makeup artist in town, Crystal Bailey with Bella Chic by Crystal. Once she was on board it was a go. We organized some very talented up and coming photographers, each with their very own unique distinct vision combined with an awesome location at an abandoned hotel on the beach and well...magic happened. Please Enjoy these images from my perspective but take some time to click on the links below to view 3 other unique perspectives.
Downtown Melbourne Portrait Session
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Jasmine is an up and coming model and I'm glad I had the opportunity to work with her before she becomes global. I have no doubt that she will take off in this competitive field of modeling. When she said she wanted to shoot in downtown Melbourne I was more than excited as this area provides so many different backdrops and character that would suit her personality and look well. There is so much depth to her look and it conveys through the lens. Please enjoy this gallery of the beautiful Jasmine
Downtown Melbourne Engagement Session
Paul and Janet May 2016
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I always love doing engagement sessions in downtown Melbourne. There’s something about the eclectic atmosphere and something different than the typical park setting everyone wants to do. It didn’t take long for us to get comfortable especially finding out in conversation that we shared the same Jamaica and New York roots. Of course they had chemistry but with a certain swag that you don’t see in every couple. I can’t wait to capture their nuptials in camera. I know it’s going to be beautiful and much fun.
Derby Street Chapel Wedding Cocoa Village
Brent and Heather 4/30/2016
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I love capturing small intimate weddings . They allow us as photographers to just focus on the love between the couple and these 2 were no exception. Brent and Heather make an absolutely beautiful couple and we were honored to be chosen to be the ones to capture them on their very special day. They picked the perfect place in Cocoa Village at Derby Chapel. The small church in this historic neighborhood made for beautiful photos and allowed us to capture their laid back yet fun personalities perfectly.
Melbourne Beach Wedding
Joanna and Tony 4/9/2016
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It was the perfect day for a beach wedding today. The temperature was in the mid 70s, no rain in sight and just a little breezy for the bride's hair blow in the wind just a little bit to add some drama to her photos. Tony and Joanna make such a beautiful couple and God gave them a beautiful day to match. Isaac and I had a great time with them and the family and I wish them nothing but the best for years to come.
Photography by Imani J Portraits
Special Thanks to Isaac Dean Photography for 2nd shooting
Front Street wedding in Melbourne Florida
March 18, 2016
I had the honor of shooting this wedding for a long time friend and high school classmate. He also played a very integral part in helping us get our photography business off the ground. We wish Gary and Brook much happiness and love in the future and we know they will have much fun on their journey.
Cocoa Villiage, Cocoa Florida Peach and poppy styled bridal session
I had the privilege of working alongside some amazing vendors to put together this fantastic peach and poppy themed bridal shoot. Photographer: Imani J Portraits (Andrew Green)
Stylist: sassy a la mode (Akili Phillips) Make Up: Bella Chic by Crystal Hair: Hair by Heather Flowers: Union Bloom Florals (Kelly) Rentals: Mimosas and Moonshine (Sharra) Cake/Macarons: House of Pastel Macarons Dress: Audrey (Amanda Pilling) Models: Amber Gillespie, Maiasia Barrett
Downtown Melbourne Florida Portrait Session January 2016
Maiasia is one of our favorite people to photograph. She’s so much more than a pretty face. Her beauty runs deep coming from representing what this country is all about in the diversity of her DNA to just being a very grounded and determined young lady. Although the weather didn’t want to cooperate at 1st, this is central Florida after all, so all we had to do was wait at times to get the shot. We are always thankful to be able to do what we do and capture a beauty such as Maiasia.
Rocking L Ranch
Derek and Emily's Wedding November 7th, 2015
We met Derek and Emily last year and were very excited when they told us they wanted to have a rustic barn wedding. Their venue was the Rocking L Ranch in Cocoa, FL and the staff was absolutely wonderful. The décor and feel was perfect for this country themed wedding and thank God the weather decided to cooperate for us with it raining only after the Bride and Groom walked in their reception after our outdoor portrait session in a nearby field. I have to say being a city boy myself, it was a change in style that I’m used to capturing, but it was so much fun. I wish them nothing but the best and many many years of happiness together.
Danny and Nicole's Wedding (The Blog) 10/3/2015
We had an absolute blast at this comic book themed wedding. Danny and Nicole are one of the most outgoing, expressive and all around just fun people, and we were thrilled to have the opportunity to be part of one of their most important moments. 10.3.15
Cinematography by: TLC Film Productions Photography by: Imani J Portraits Planner: Sage Celebrations DJ & Uplighting: Sophisticated Gents Entertainment/DJs & Event Design Reception: Gleason Park Ceremony: Pelican Beach Clubhouse Baker: Oleander Bakery Rentals: Chairs for Affairs Party Rentals, inc. Service & Bartending: The Sol-Tree Company Officiant: Twogether Events
I’ve known Jeri for years and was so happy for her when she told me she would be getting married. She has found her perfect match in Bryan. They were married on a beautiful Saturday morning at the Elegant Vero Beach Hotel and Spa. Their violinist added a nice touch to their ceremony and following was a tasty brunch with mimosas. The wedding was absolutely beautiful and I wish Bryan and Jeri nothing but the best as I know they will keep each other happy for many many years to come as long as they keep playing board games together. ;)