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Vizcaya Museum Engagement Session : Natalie & Charlie

There is something about taking pictures in Vizcaya that never gets old. And when the couple you’re photographing is this gorgeous and as fun as Natalie and Charlie are, everything is perfect! Maritza (of Makeup by Marz) always make my brides look gorgeous of course, I mean, seriously the makeup is flawless and the dress… Aaaaah!!! We had a wonderful time taking their engagement pictures and now I just can’t wait for their wedding day in June, I can only imagine how stunning these two are going to be! Enjoy!

With Love, Lara


Natalie - We had soo much fun!! Thank you Lara! Love love love you!!

Nicole Aquino - AAAAMAZING!!!! Your ability to compose a photo, play with the light and pose a couple is just so incredible. Love these so much!

Isia - Just beautiful! Thank you so much Lara for making their day so special. The pictures are just gorgeous!

Amber J. - Beautiful images! So much love!

Veronica - This is just breathtaking Lara… She is STUNNING wow! Love them all as always =)

The Cooper Estate Wedding : Daphne & Bobby

I’m super excited to share this gorgeous outdoors wedding at my now favorite venue in South Florida, The Cooper Estate in Homestead. From the moment I met Daphne I was fascinated by her fun and outgoing personality, totally type A, I guess that’s why we clicked right away :) Her vision for the wedding was like music to my ears… She and Bobby met at a hot party in New Orleans while they were both attending college at Loyola University. So Daphne wanted to somehow bring that New Orleans southern charm and what a better place than The Cooper Estate with all the Oak trees and so much vegetation, the jazz music during cocktail hour and all the details and decor were the final touches. They opted to have a First Look, which means they saw each other before the ceremony, to take advantage of the beautiful lighting and take their portraits and pictures with their family and bridal party, my way to go! I can say this wedding was perfect from beginning to end… The end when they were sent off with sparklers by all their guests, can I say PERFECTION?

Daphne and Bobby’s outdoor southern-style wedding was fabulous from beginning to end and did I mention that Daphne designed everything herself? Yeap, what a talented girl!!! Enjoy their wedding day story…

With Love, LARA



Daphne and Bobby’s Cooper Estate Wedding:

Photographer: Lara Rios Fine Art Photography

Videography: Diego Pocovi Event Cinematographer 

Bobby’s Getting Ready Location: The Biltmore Hotel, Miami

Daphne’s Getting Ready Location: The Cooper Estate, Homestead, Florida

Ceremony & Reception: The Cooper Estate, Homestead, Florida

Bride’s Gown: Essence of Australia

Gown Boutique: Merlili Bridal

Bride’s Shoes: Kate Spade

Veil & Hairpiece: Twinkle Twinkle Bridal

Wedding Bands: Aurelian New York

Hairstylist & Make up: Karla Lola – Facebook

Groom’s Wear: Joseph A Banks

Bridesmaids gowns: Amsale – Daisy Tarsi

Florist: Yira de Oro Floral Design

Caterer: The Cooper Estate, Homestead, Florida

Cake: Ana Paz

Rentals & Linens: The Cooper Estate, Homestead, Florida

Officiant: Rev. Charles Daniel Harden

DJ: DJ Hurricane Rey

Lola Akingbade - Hello,

I would like to find out your availability and pricing for a wedding scheduled to take place on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at the Cooper Estate for about 80 guests. Please send me your availability and pricing.


Carolina - Nice job and what a breathtaking place. I love them all :)

Thalatta Estate Wedding : Stephanie & Alex


Stephanie & Alex Thalatta Estate Wedding Vendors:

Wedding Photographer: Lara Rios Fine Art Photography

Ceremony & Reception: Thalatta Estate, Palmetto Bay – Miami, FL

Wedding Coordinator: Sugar(ed) Event Design and Planning

Makeup Artist: Makeup by Marz

Videographer: Pabelona Studios

Catering: Exquisite Productions

Tent: Rumbas Party Tents

Officiant: Father Albert Cutie (Padre Alberto)

Cocktail Music: Armonia Music

Cake: Edda’s

Florist: Landy’s Flowers

Cigar Roller: Cuban Crafters

Liza Jordan - Lara eres una artista que espectaculares y geniales son tus fotos
te felicito que orgullosa me siento por ti
te amo

Vivian Guerra - What a beautiful bride and sweet groom. I adore all of these!!!!!!!!!!!!

Elaine C. - This is pure perfection, each picture so beautiful and the way you tell the story, just stunning.

Celia - These look amazing! Gorgeous work Lara!

Emily Lamas - Beautifully captured. The use of light in incredible. Very nice work.

Deborah - Radiant and Emotional!!! LOVE LOVE your PHOTOGRAPHY!

Caro - Wow, stunning!

Tree Tops Park Engagement Session : Jenna & Mike

Alexandra Moore - So beautiful and spontaneous,

Lisa Rose - This couple is so beautiful and I looove the outfit coordination! Everything looks so dreamy, nice :)

Daniela Gomez - Perfection. It’s all I’m saying.

Steph - Simply perfect. I love the colors and how soft and romantic and natural everything looks

CAROLINE - OMG! These pictures are breathtaking, seriously! If I was engaged right now, this is exactly what I would love to have for my engagement shoot. So natural and real. Girl, you really know how to capture these couples in love. congrats <3

lararios - They’re totally real Vivi :) and they were so much fun!!!
Love, Lara

Sara Bell - gorgeous pictures!! I don’t think they even noticed you were there!! hahaha true love is a beautiful thing xo

Vivian Guerra - Wow! They look like a real couple but they are so ridiculously attractive that it looks like a magazine shoot instead, hahaha! So are they or are they not? =)