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WALTER ALEMAN

CEO & PHOTOGRAPHER & CINEMATOGRAPHER

My fine arts background intuitively informs my photography. I treat every image like a canvas, every subject like a muse and as a result, I create truly iconic, photojournalistic images. I work with my clients to portray beautiful, authentic, emotive documentary-style pictorials. I am also an expert photo retoucher with vast experience working on notable magazine covers and fashion campaigns.  Having experience as a model, photographer and retoucher, I am able to bring out the best in my photographs, realizing the vision of every image from origination to completion.


The short of it: I studied Studio Art and Photography and graduated with a BA from FAU. I did not just pick up a camera. I studied the true craft of taking photos.  Once I graduated I found my niche in weddings. Wedding photography is not for everybody; However,  If you have a passion for it and the personality then you will love it and fit right in. I LOVE MY JOB EVERY DAY.  Other than photography I find myself outdoors a lot, chasing my five dogs and roaming at our local beaches and parks, soaking up that warm Florida weather.

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ALEJANDRO APODACA

PHOTOGRAPHER & CINEMATOGRAPHER

From when I was young I was always an adventurer, wanting to experience the diverse and vibrant faucets of life! Over 3 years ago I indulged in the explorer side of me and made the big move halfway across the world from Bolivia  to South Florida. Needless to say, it was a barrage of different sights, smells, and experiences! I soon found that the city hummed with so many cultures, backgrounds, and identities that all had one common yet powerful tie: love. 
I have had the incredible honor of capturing not only American but also Korean, Indian, Italian, Irish, and Chinese weddings. Each story was so unique and touching, there are so many moments of vulnerability, elation, and togetherness. Even after over 100 weddings, I still find myself tearing up and my heart swelling from the joyous celebration of pure love.

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KORINA
CALDERON

PHOTOGRAPHER & CINEMATOGRAPHER

My father had a passion for photography, though he was a Nikon man he loved to teach my sister and me about all things lighting. His favorite thing to do was grab extra colored film and pair that with an external flash and long shutter speed to create colorful night time scenes filled with light trails. This sparked a love of photography in me that got a dim when I found graphic design in college.

 

After graduation I quickly got a job as a Digital Specialist for a dining contractor in High Point, NC. Here I not only was in charge of all social and digital media, but also the programs food and product photography. I quickly came to the realization that I am in fact a Canon girl and not Nikon, sorry dad! But, nevertheless I fell in love with photography. I quickly learned this is what I wanted to do with my life.

 

So, if you have any questions or want to learn more about me and my photography, don't hesitate to get in contact! Lets book a shoot!!

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DAVID ALVARADO

 PHOTOGRAPHER & CINEMATOGRAPHER

I love what I do and when I decide to do something I put my everything into it. That is how I approach weddings -with everything that I am. 

What I love most about Weddings? I'm pretty sure I'm a Wedding Photographer and Videographer because I thrive on change and the pressure that comes with the entire wedding day event and process. Every day is a new adventure and I completely love it. 

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Carol Bencosme  CEO of Copper Carol

WEDDING & EVENT PLANNER
www.coppercarol.com

Copper Carol Events is a full-service event planner in South Florida (Broward, Dade, West Palm Beach Counties) that takes all the hassle out of organizing the perfect celebration. Whether you want a small private get-together or to invite everyone you know to the party of the century, our team of skilled coordinators will listen and work with you while making all the arrangements. When you let the pros handle your luxury weddings, holiday parties, and corporate events, you get more time to relax and make memories. 

At Copper Carol Events we specialize in making dreams come true. We listen to every detail, pore over our list of industry contacts, and go the extra mile, all to make your special day unforgettable. Book us today for floral design, event-theme decor, venue selection, catering, and event production.

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OMG FLOWER BOUTIQUE

FLORIST
www.omgflowerboutique.com

OMG Flower Boutique is a family owned and operated business located in the Aberdeen Plaza in Boynton Beach FL. My name is, Andres Hinestroza, I’m a 33-year-old Colombian native who moved to South Florida with my family at the age of thirteen.

Ever since I was a little kid, I’ve been passionate about making others feel happy, special, and appreciated. I’ve always been mesmerized by the beauty of flowers, and how it reminds me of the beauty in a woman, especially roses which are my favorite.

It all started out of the back of my minivan in 2009 going from door to door establishing personal relationships with my customers. When I started this journey, I did not know it would take me to where I am today. Now I can proudly say we have been in business for over 8 years and are still growing every day. I feel extremely blessed to have this beautiful store front that is now known as “OMG Flower Boutique”.

We specialize in custom arrangements for any and all occasions big or small events including weddings, birthdays, dinner parties, bar/bat mitzvahs, etc, while offering the best prices and highest quality of flowers to our customers. We offer online ordering, pick up and delivery as well as customer loyalty rewards.

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Justin "D33J-LB" Lajeunesse

WEDDING & EVENT DJ 

Born in Hollywood, FL, raised in South Florida and traveling the world while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1999-2007, LB is no stranger to cultural awareness and open minded objectivity, transforming him into a true open format DJ in his 25 years behind the decks. Place any equipment from Turntables and a Mixer with Vinyl to CDJ’s, Controllers or MPC Studio Beat Pads and LB will be sure to take you on a journey through music, mixing in and out of genres, live blends or just mixing for the people every party is a new experience and I have been around various aspects of music for many years now. Music styles have come and gone, and although LB has attended countless parties, he still loves to see the electricity and unity that music can bring to a crowd of people.  After getting out of the Marine Corps in 2007 LB grew his entertainment business in New York with 8 DJ’s throughout the Northeast, from Boston to Toronto and then moved back to South Florida rocking parties from Tampa to Miami and always learning and growing with other great musicians along the way!

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GABRIELA COLMENARES

PHOTOGRAPHER

Ms. Colmenares is a Boston and South Florida based photographer. She Studied at the England School of Photography and Documentary at the Cambridge Learning Center where she expanded my knowledge in courses such as Lighting and Portraiture Photography. Gabriela spent years as a documentary-style professional photographer shooting fine art, editorial and wedding photography. She has a unique ability to make people feel comfortable in front of the camera, allowing her to capture joyful and intimate moments in a way that always feels fun and relaxed.

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JOE AND PRISCILLA PENEIRO

CINEMATOGRAPHER

Joe and Priscila Pineiro, husband and wife wedding videographer duo located in South Florida, are dedicated to creating the ideal luxury experience for all of your media needs.

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BOB DUARTE

PHOTOGRAPHER

Photographer Since 1987

2022    On the way to AMA certification in Marketing Management
2019    #1 PFRE Conference Architecture Photography ; USA, Las Vegas
2017    WPPI Press Master Class ; USA, Las Vegas
2014    WPPI Plus Class ; USA, Las Vegas
2013    WPPI University ; USA, Las Vegas
2012    Photo Plus Member ; USA, Los Angeles
2005    College ESPM Commercial Photography ; Brazil, São Paulo

ESPM    Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing
WPPI    Wedding & Portrait Photography International
PFRE    Photography For Real Estate
AMA    American Marketing Association


 

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Anna Noriega with Alore Event Firm 

WEDDING & EVENT PLANNER
www.eventsbyalore.com

Originally born in the Ukraine, Anna came to the United States at the young age of 4 years old. Despite having Cuban roots from her father and Ukrainian roots from her mother, Anna quickly adapted to the diverse culture of Miami and excelled, not only academically in school but also in the numerous activities she was a part of. In her adolescent years she was in the Miss Florida Pageant, where she won the prize of Most Photogenic. She was also a proud member of the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders, a team she holds close to her heart. Go Fins!

Anna Noriega attended the University of Miami, where she graduated with honors & a BS degree in Psychology & Marketing. After graduation she held a prestigious position at The Fisher Island Hotel & Resort, where she spear headed the Event Sales & Hotel Marketing team. 

 

Her talents there brought her to work with Jordache where she became Regional Sales & Marketing Director and the brains behind many of the Jordache Miami Sun Hotel Groups new ventures such as Hotel Victor & Hotel Breakwater’s visual collateral and entire wedding and event concepts.

 

Anna speaks four languages and enjoys spending her free time with her family in the warm sunny Miami weather, engaging in pretty much any outdoor activity.

She is proud to say that her hard work as well as social connections and past engagements have given her the opportunity to be featured on several TV shows such as, MTV Movie Awards, BET Source Awards, Design on a Dime, Making the Squad, FINS TV, Channel 10, Ambush Makeover, Deco Drive, & HDTV.

 

It was this passion for creating beautiful memories that led Anna to open Aloré Event Firm. The company strives to handle only the most over the top weddings and corporate events. Her clients are worldly travel and many seek destination weddings in Sunny South Florida as well as world wide. 

 

Today as a Celebrity Event Designer & Event Planner, Anna also works closely with organizations such as The Boys & Girls Club, American Cancer Society, Baptist Health, and Dade County Public Schools. Anna also partakes with the Miami Dade Public School System as a motivational guest speaker.

 

Her favorite quote is “Shoot for the Moon, because if you miss you’ll land among the Stars” and thanks her mother for giving her the support and strength as a young girl to dream big!

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AVENTURA FLORIST

Aventura Florist proudly serves the Aventura area. We are family owned and operated. We are committed to offering only the finest floral arrangements and gifts, backed by service that is friendly and prompt. Because all of our customers are important, our professional staff is dedicated to making your experience a pleasant one. That is why we always go the extra

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DJ DYNAMIC

WEDDING & EVENT DJ

DJ Dynamic has been providing quality DJ entertainment throughout South Florida for over 24 years. Truly a professional DJ that specializes in turntablism and rocking your party like no other. His ability to mix all forms of music including Hip-Hop, Electro, Oldschool, and Rock and much more will definitely impress the masses. He is an amazing performer and has a very energetic stage presence so watch out for this one. He is more than just your average DJ.

 

DJ Dynamic is without question one of the most respected entertainers in South Florida. He is a veteran in the entertainment industry, Locally providing his professional DJ skills. Based on his years of experience, you may rest assured knowing that your event will be coordinated with class, style and precision.

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Rev. Michael J. Calderin

THE BEST WEDDING OFFICIANT

Rev. Michael is the Senior Pastor at Saint Jude Ministries and a Public Safety Chaplain serving local law enforcement and fire rescue personnel. Rev. Michael is also Spanish speaking. 

Rev. Michael is a sought after motivational speaker and ceremony officiant who performs personalized ceremonies to include: interfaith, religious, and civil ceremonies. 

Rev. Michael is a Registered Premarital Provider, a Certified Mental Health Professional and a Certified Addictions Professional.