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rockin ybor: kamay and kenny

I love meeting new brides and their soon to be hubbies and Kamay and Kenny were no exception! They were referred to me through a mutual friend and after scouring my website and blog got in touch to see if I could capture their special day. When we first met up Kamay talked about loving bright colors and her desire for wedding images that weren’t so “traditional!” By that time, I felt like it was love at first sight! Nothing pleases me more than to hear a bride request something unique on their big day!

These love birds are getting married on March 6th at the Tampa Convention Center, followed by a reception in the stunning Teatro on 7th. It seemed perfect then, to meet up in Ybor for an engagement session, walking the streets where they’ll soon find themselves dressed in their wedding day attire.

It was loads of fun and quite a challenge for me too… Kenny is 6ft 5 inches tall! We won’t discuss my height, but let’s just say, I stood on my toes a lot! What a great afternoon getting to know one another more, laughing and cutting up and chatting about all the big plans! Be on the look out for one vibrant wedding- Kamay picked pink and black for her colors, which just made me smile even bigger as it’ll match my logo perfectly!

Without further ado, I introduce to you, the future Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Belcher!

Kenny was so great. Any time I looked up to guide him on the next “move” he was already one step ahead! Lots of sweet kisses, tender glances and hugs. Ah…. LOVE! 

I told you he was tall! Models are tall right? (Sorry Kamay, I couldn’t resist!)

When we walked by this alley, I remembered Kamay’s request for some bright colors. I couldn’t pass it up. I’m glad we stopped for a few minutes. This is easily one of my favs from the day!

It’s not bad in a black and white conversion either huh?!

Kamay and Kenny love the movies and frequent this location for dates. It seemed natural that we would spend some time here. I love the way their noses are touching… so romantic!

A black brick wall and a groom in love… WOAH! Another fav!

Ok, maybe I have too many favorites from this day. This couple is just too photogenic! I love the reflection in the window of the sky, which was getting ready to let loose some rain and the light bulbs added a fun touch as well. 

Laughter- what could be better?

I asked Kenny and Kamay to just dance around. I was waiting for that precious moment when sparks fly and they forget I’m watching. Here’s my favorite sequence:

Stopping for a kiss of course!

Ok, hold on, there are some stunning images coming! I mean incredibly stunning

I told you!!!
My goodness! I can’t wait to see their first kiss as husband and wife! Whew! 
And, what’s an Ybor session without a kiss in the streets? Perfect way to close out a perfect session!
Thanks Kamay and Kenny for an awesome time! I’m looking forward to your wedding in 8 days!! I know you’re going to rock those images too!

P.S. Don’t forget to leave some love (post a comment)! For 25 comments, Kamay and Kenny will  receive a free 5×7, for 50 comments they’ll receive a free 8×10!

June 28, 2010 - 11:18 pm

kenny and kamay: one bright and sunny day… - […] and Kenny had a lovely day planned for their wedding; and after their Ybor engagement session, I was so excited to spend time capturing more of their love for one another. Thank you Ciera for […]

April 16, 2010 - 9:14 am

Simone Johnson - These photos are absolutely stunning! Kamay you looked ravishing in your gown and your makeup was on point! You both seemed to enjoy the day and that is also very important! May the Lord continue to bless you both and keep you forever binded together with His love chord!

March 12, 2010 - 8:52 pm

Diane Bockus - Annie,
These are great pictures.. love the one in front of the white house and next to the brick wall with the graffiti. Beautiful couple. Best wishes and can’t wait to see the wedding pictures.

March 12, 2010 - 8:28 pm

Nancy Collins - I love these pics! Such a cute couple..the backgrounds are fantastic.

March 12, 2010 - 8:13 am

Kamay and Kenny | Ybor City Buzz - […] time via annie agarwal photography. Kamay and Kenny… are getting married on March 6th at the Tampa Convention Center, followed […]

March 8, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Mimi - BEAUTIFUL!!!! Thank you for allowing me to witness such a beautifuly day! Congrats and have a fantastic honey moon!!

March 5, 2010 - 9:50 pm

Sharon - Gorgeous! She is going to make a BEAUTIFUL bride…her smile is just too cute!!! I love the one with them between the trees. How did you do that???

March 4, 2010 - 1:34 am

Mikki Allen - Geez!! I just fell in love with you guys! Seriously Kamay I’m so happy for you, you look absolutely beautiful and so in love. Best wishes and continued success on ur marriage.

Luv ya babe!!

March 2, 2010 - 11:56 pm

Martha - I love the black and white one that shows her ring. This is a really lovely couple :). Congratulations!

March 2, 2010 - 11:56 pm

Martha - I love the black and white one that shows her ring. This is a really lovely couple :). Congratulations!

February 28, 2010 - 5:15 am

Paula Beauchamp - I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT!!!!!!!! =) OMG Annie you did an incredible job on the pictures!!… I can’t look away from them. I love everyone last one of them. Kam you look great and Kenny I love your energy!! The pictures really capture th joy, happiness, love and fun that you two have and the Ybor background is the perfect place for the session. Can’t wait for the big day.. love you guys!! =)

February 27, 2010 - 9:05 pm

Erin - Oh my gosh what a beautiful bride and groom. I think these are some of the best engagement pictures I have ever seen. Love them!

February 27, 2010 - 2:57 pm

Kristi White B, - Absolutely beautiful! I love the pics with the graffiti wall. Awesome job Annie! 🙂 Congratulations Kamay and Kenny! 🙂

February 27, 2010 - 1:18 pm

Siera Belcher - Real cute photos almost make me want to settle down.

February 27, 2010 - 3:51 am

Jamie Davis - I know I am obsessed with black and white photos, but I love the one with the black brick wall. She looks amazing in this photo! My 2nd fave is the one of them lying in between the two trees. Again, love the black and white portion of this photo with a little bit of nature thrown in the middle, HOW COOL! Congrats to this couple! And congrats Annie for another wonderful photo session. I can’t imagine anything that you do looking bad. We are so blessed to have you as our photographer!

February 27, 2010 - 2:39 am

Michelle B - Great pics correction beautiful pictures. I almost cried as I kept looking at them. I am so excited for both of you and this new journey you are taking together. Kudos to photographer for all the captions. Luv you guys

February 27, 2010 - 1:52 am

Connie Ricks - Annie,
You’ve outdone yourself … again. Love these! Especially the one laying down between the two trees – beautiful.

February 27, 2010 - 12:51 am

Tiera M. THompson - The pictures are so beautiful! Annie did an amazing job on the photos!! Job well done! I wish the both of you so much joy! Love u! =)

February 27, 2010 - 12:31 am

Katrice Eason - Kamay, I absolutely love these pics!!! Does she travel? I hope she’s around when I get married one day…. a looooooooooonnnnggggg time from now…lol…Love Ya:)

February 26, 2010 - 9:10 pm

Jean - Annie–as always, stunning! You are an awesome photographer!

February 26, 2010 - 7:55 pm

Teresa - WOW!! Beautiful!! I have sooooooooo many favorites. Great job Annie!

February 26, 2010 - 6:37 pm

Kayla - The pictures are gorgeous! Its hard to pick a favorite because I love all of them. Congratulations on your future lives together as husband and wife and God bless 🙂

February 26, 2010 - 6:09 pm

James D. - You guys look great. Poor Kenny, stuck with that crazy woman. LOL Welcome to married life!

February 26, 2010 - 5:38 pm

Dani - True essence of love captured in a unique dialogue is what is in each picture of K&K. One of my favorite photos is when she is smiling facing the camera and he is sitting behind her holding her–>”he makes me smile” is what she says, and you really captured the beauty of her thought. Beatiful memories of a beautiful beginning…EXTRAORDINARY JOB!

February 26, 2010 - 5:15 pm

Brandis Waiz - OMG, you two are the cutest things ever!! 🙂 Congratulations to both of you and I wish you the best of luck in your future as a married couple!!! 🙂

February 26, 2010 - 3:59 pm

Ciera - So excited to finally see the pictures…Kamay and I have been checking the website just about everyday to see how they turn out. Great Job Annie!!!! After many bridal shows…I’m glad I could refer my friend to a GREAT photographer!!!!!!!!!! What a great way to start the weekend!!!!

February 26, 2010 - 3:47 pm

Annie Agarwal - You guys are rockin’ the comments! Kenny, I couldn’t stop laughing when I read your post! We’re going to have to get you a comp card! 🙂

February 26, 2010 - 3:45 pm

Verna Glenn - Well Kenny it getting to late to change your mind, However you are a great actor in these pictures it really looks like you really do love that short girl. Maybe there is something special in small packages “Open with care,”

Being serious I wish you both the very best I know that your love is true. You do take lovely pictures together or the photographer has a great way of hiding the faults. It is now count down time and I pray that you both keep God at the top of your love and in your marriage. Now Kenny once you marry her you can’t bring her back home. Oh! I forgot the Registrar’s Office is not home. Well I guess she can at least come back to work. May God bless this union and keep you both in his arms.

I love you both

February 26, 2010 - 3:41 pm

Sheira Brown - Such a beautiful session. I love all the photos, very unique and well done. Beautiful Couple, may they have many blessings together.

February 26, 2010 - 3:29 pm

Kyaime Rolle - These pictures are wonderful! You look good lil sis and lil/big bro! Blessing to the soon to be BELCHERS!

February 26, 2010 - 3:23 pm

Brittany - I fainted. Seriously!! These pictures are beautifuuuuul. I can’t wait to see you guys walk down the aisle. Like, I could feel the love jumping from the photos. Amazing work!

USF’ 07! 🙂

February 26, 2010 - 3:17 pm

Kamay - Can you tell I have AMAZING co-workers and friends lol
Thanks guys! If only you were as effective at work lol j/k

February 26, 2010 - 3:13 pm

Cindy - Kamay and Kenny look so AWESOME!!!!

Very creative~ We are all looking forward to 3/6:)

February 26, 2010 - 3:13 pm

Kim - The pictures are awesome IF I EVER TIE THE KNOT AGAIN I will be looking for this photographer. Great Job!

February 26, 2010 - 3:12 pm

Felicia King - very beautiful…i which you all the best and marriage is such a beutiful thing

February 26, 2010 - 3:04 pm

Conceptia - Kamay I loooooooooove the pics! Gorgeous!!!!!

February 26, 2010 - 3:04 pm

Anne Mulvihill - OMG!!!! These photos are completely amazing. Annie you really captured the essence of Kamay and Kenny! The Ybor backdrop was perfect! If I were Kamay I wouldn’t be able to stop looking at myself in these pics. The couple and the pictures are so beautiful. I had two favorites. The picture of Kamay’s hand on the back of Kenny’s head focusing on her engagement ring and the picture of them on the sidewalk and Kamay’s is lying down with her head on his lap. I just love the backdrop of the picture. Simple but classy and elegant! I can’t wait for the big day!!

February 26, 2010 - 2:59 pm

Kenny - The photos look great and I had a blast. I’m a natural. Kamay’s not too bad either LOL Thanks Annie.

February 26, 2010 - 2:58 pm

Mo - Love, love, love these shots! Great job at capturing their never ending love story!

February 26, 2010 - 2:51 pm

Carletta - They are so beautiful and a joy to view. The photography express the love in each and everyone of the frames. Each frame show a different story and reflects new beginnings. My favorites are the two of you in the street, the one your smiling at one another in front of the building and the reflection of your love look back at you guys…amazing. Also the one where you guys look so peaceful in the embrace of each other. Loving the black and white and the smile of you too play together.. i just love them all!!! Amazing photographer!!! Memories!!

February 26, 2010 - 2:49 pm

Wendy - What great pics as always! But March 6th is the perfect day for a wedding!!!! Chuck and I will celebrate 16years that same day!

February 26, 2010 - 2:47 pm

Shannon - Great work Annie ! Captured great photos of the bride and groom to be.

February 26, 2010 - 2:14 pm

jeanie - WoW! love them! my fav is the one of them on the sidewalk laying down between two trees, plus the one sitting on the steps of the house, plus …. you get the idea? they are amazing!

February 26, 2010 - 1:46 pm

Kamay - Annie the photos are absolutely amazing! I LOVE them! It was such a pleasure working with you. Thank you so much capturing these wonderful memories. I can’t wait until the big day…

February 26, 2010 - 1:17 pm

Dee - Another amazing session for you my favorites?? I love the grafiti wall and of course the series of romance!!

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