The Cliff Beach Club Barbados Wedding: Gabrielle and Taylor

I don’t think I've seen a cooler bride. She popped the champagne with precision and a massive grin :-) In fact, that grin never left her face. From the moment she opened the hotel door, to the time we hugged to say our goodbye’s she was all smiles. 

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Oistins Fish Market Barbados Engagement Session: Brad and Elisa

I always get a bit nervous when I photograph another photographer - don't we all? Brad contacted me from Denver as he was getting married to the sweetest person on earth (she actually really is!) and wanted to surprise her with a photoshoot with me. I was beyond thrilled. 

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Turtle Beach Hotel Barbados Wedding: Tia and Hiro

I could hear her smile in her first email to me. She was happy, and in love, and I could feel it. When we met on Skype it was confirmed. The phone was ringing and when i hit that green circle, there were not one, but two beautiful smiles on the other side of the screen.  We were like old friends hanging out. 

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Belair Plantation House Barbados Wedding: Theresa and Jeff

I met them over a year ago on the Oistins fish market Pier. Their smiles were bigger than I’d ever seen, and they were ready to have fun (my kinda people). I knew from their engagement session their wedding was going to be incredible. 

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The Lone Star Restaurant Barbados Wedding: Kim and Matt

We made our way to Mango Bay Hotel on 2nd Street in St. James to meet the absolutely stunning bride before the wedding. She wanted us to document the day. That's it. No posing, no directing, underscoring the same perspective I have of a wedding day - that it was not a photoshoot. YES!! 

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Cattlewash Barbados Engagement Session: Kayla and Cliff

We exchanged emails for a few months before we chatted on the phone about their engagement session. From the moment I said “Hi, this is Aniya!”, it was like we were old friends chatting. I wouldn’t have it any other way. 

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