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We’re going to spice up your weekend with a hot engagement session! Last night, we met up with Sandy & Ralph for engagement photos at Cuba Libre Bar and I love this session more and more by the minute! The inspiration for their session was retro Cuban style – romantic, suave, and glamorous. As Sandy shared her vision for their session, I started to think of the cover of Gloria Estefan’s “Mi Tierra” CD. It’s a gorgeous black and white image, and it comes from the video for the hauntingly beautiful song “Con Los AƱos Que Me Quedan.” The lighting and the mood of this video was a big inspiration for how we wanted to shoot this session.

All of these elements just came together so perfectly, and we hope that you enjoy these photos as much as we enjoyed shooting them! Thank you to Sandy & Ralph for your creativity and your passion! We hope that we were able to capture your vision! And a HUGE thank you Cuba Libre Bar for allowing us to shoot at your beautiful venue! It wouldn’t have been the same anywhere else!

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And here’s the gorgeous video that was such an inspiration to us:

And just for fun, here’s a side by side of the CD cover and a shot of Sandy:


5 Responses to “Sandy & Ralph | Cuba Libre Engagement Photos | Jacksonville Wedding Photographers”

  1. Katrina says:

    I love it!

  2. Administrator says:

    Thanks Katrina!! : )

  3. Rupa says:

    It looks like you guys had a great time! LOVE her polka dotted dress and the flower in hair – so perfect for her!!

  4. Lisa Pollock says:

    What a cool idea for a shoot! Great job!

  5. Ericka says:

    Such an inspiration ! Going for more the retro Puerto Rico which is so similar! The bride to be looks stunning!

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