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Minimony in Costa Rica || Ciara + Dylan

Minimony in Costa Rica || Ciara + Dylan

From the moment Ciara first went to coffee with Dylan, she knew she was going to marry him. Except for one minor detail…Dylan had invited Ciara to have coffee with him to let her know that he was leaving where…

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Family Elopement in Tamarindo Costa Rica || Elam Family

Family Elopement in Tamarindo Costa Rica || Elam Family

Seven years ago Heather and Andrew met. With four girls between them, their lives certainly are busy and full of so much love. As a family, they love traveling to Costa Rica, so while Heather + Andrew started planning their most recent trip to Costa Rica they decided to make the trip extra special + surprise their girls by doing a family elopement!

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Tamarindo Beach Family Photos || Hall Family

Tamarindo Beach Family Photos || Hall Family

As a destination family photographer in Costa Rica, I don’t often have the opportunity to work with families year after year, capturing their family photos. But when I do have the opportunity to work with a returning family client, it melts my heart that they ask me again to capture their precious family moments — and I also love seeing how much the kiddies have grown! Three and a half years ago I had the privilige to photograph six month old Señorita Bryson…

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Intimate Historic Alexandria Virginia Spring Wedding || Annie + David

Intimate Historic Alexandria Virginia Spring Wedding || Annie + David

What do you do when the ‘Rona extends out your Costa Rica destination wedding plans to 2022?
You get married surrounded by your closest family + friends in the church gardens that your grandparents planted!
Annie + David’s intimate historic Alexandria Virginia spring wedding was not their original wedding plan, but it was just as beautiful + special as their original Costa Rica wedding plans. 

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5 Ways Your Family Can Make the Most of Your Trip to Costa Rica

5 Ways Your Family Can Make the Most of Your Trip to Costa Rica

As one of the safest, most biodiverse, and friendliest Central American countries, Costa Rica makes an ideal vacation destination for families that want a trip they’ll never forget. But as with anywhere, knowing a few things about where you’re going can help with making sure you have the best time possible, even during a pandemic!

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Lifestyle Family Photos in Costa Rica || Kudish Family

Lifestyle Family Photos in Costa Rica || Kudish Family

Want to know the dilemma when you’re a photographer? You’re not in the photo because you’re the one behind the camera. Sure, you can use a tripod and set the camera to a timer, but if you really want all those moments captured, you entrust those moments to another photographer.
So when Davina + Daniel, two very talented photographers, emailed me asking if I’d capture lifestyle family photos in Costa Rica for their family of four, I was beyond honored.

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Destination Wedding in Manuel Antonio Costa Rica || Jessie + Tanner

Destination Wedding in Manuel Antonio Costa Rica || Jessie + Tanner

First comes photography class, then comes a lifetime of photos together…

Jessie + Tanner’s love story began way back in high school when Jessie was a freshman & Tanner a junior. Because both of their last names started with “W”, they were seated next to each other in photography class. They both had significant others, but there was a spark — they’d innocently flirt, but once that semester ended, they went their separate ways.

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I would love to hear what photographic ideas you have cooking, whether it be playing on the beach with your family, wandering the Spanish Moss squares in Savannah, hiking up to a beautiful waterfall, or capturing the intimate love at your wedding. I know there are countless other awesome photographers to choose from, so how about we grab a cup of delicious Costa Rican coffee and get to know each other? If the fit is right, I can’t wait to welcome you and your loved ones to the Samba to the Sea familia! Fill out the contact form or email me at hola@sambatothesea.com — you can count on me to get back to you within a day!

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