Surprise Engagement Proposal, Miami Beach, FL

Each time when someone asks me what do I like to photograph the most, my answer is everything from the Love Department. Those types of photo sessions bring happy tears to my Couple and my own vision is often blurry as well… haha do you know where can I make a complaint? 😉 More seriously, those are real and breathtaking emotions that’s why I am truly blessed and honored to capture it all.

This Surprisal Engagement Proposal took place in Miami Beach, FL. It was a unique session for me too, because the first time in my photography career I took with me to the beach my Mom and a friend of mine. They stayed away keeping a safe distance and recorded a backstage video.

Photo sessions like that require a lot of planning, where do I start?! But the funniest thing about it is the fact I have to become a quite convincing actress and lie at the beginning to the future Fiancée (sorry!)…

Are you planning to propose to your Girlfriend in front of a camera and have this awesome souvenir for many years to come? Let me know and we will plan it together, to the point she will need to say YES!

Congratulations to wonderful people Kasie (sorry for lying) and Caleb (thank you for the trust!)

I am so happy for both of you!

 

Happy #WorldOceansDay Miami!

 

Location: Miami Beach, FL.

Photography: Miami, FL, Houston TX, and Poland.

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Street Style Photo Session in the heart of Miami Beach

Did you ever wonder how Street Style Family Photo Session may look like in the heart of Miami Beach, during busy Sunday afternoon on Lincoln Road?⁣
Be my guest and catch a glimpse ;)⁣

This Couple proves that simply walking around with cute Baby Boy or pushing the stroller may be so natural and the most stylish thing ever. Big shout out to this gorgeous Family for bringing positive energy to our shoot, for dressing up and finally last but not least important for being a great walking example of the coolest and loving Parents!⁣
You can follow the whole Family on Instagram Anderson and their Son

Family Street Style Photo Session with⁣⁣
Liliya and Tony
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Location: Miami Beach, FL.⁣⁣

Photography: Miami, FL, Houston TX, and Poland.

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The Bridal Glam

We planned a glam bridal photo session, then the snowstorm hit. I reveal even more this was the only day when it snowed during the whole winter in Poland. Can you imagine? Only for one day!? The next morning everything was melted. Most importantly snowstorm did not ruin our spirits. I was extremely happy for such rough weather conditions… but hey, I guess it wasn’t about me, fully dressed up in a long winter jacket and boots I got from Canada.

Shout out to our fearless Bride, dressed in a beautiful vintage wedding dress with transparent sleeves, what gave the feeling ‘without sleeves; and bare feet wearing high heels. On top of everything you could hear me saying during the shoot ‘Can you pretend like it is freezing cold?’ 😉

We took pictures in front of an abandoned house, luckily the door entrance was under a small roof which gave kind of a safe place to hide from the snow.

Model: Yuliia Rudenko juliiarudenko

Makeup: Dorota Olkowska  BellbeMakeup

Hairstyle: Dorota Olkowska BellbeMakeup

Vintage Wedding Dress & Veil & Shoes:  comes from my private collection, all for sale 😉

Location: Warsaw, Poland

 

Wedding Photography: Miami, FL, Houston TX, Poland, and anywhere where you say “I do!”.

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And They Lived Happily Ever After… Paper Wedding Anniversary

Above photographs were taken for the 1st Paper Wedding Anniversary with stunning couple Dana and Taylor.
It was actually a great idea for the photo session and an amazing occasion to wear a Wedding Dress again. However selected pictures don’t show it all, you just have to believe me.
Location: Hermann Park, Houston, TX.
Oh, and THEY Lived Happily Ever After!

 

Wedding Photographer: Miami, FL, Houston TX, Poland and anywhere where you say “I do!”.

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Maternity Milk Bath

New Year New Beginnings for many of us out there… Some people are expecting a Baby Boy to come to this World, others are opening an online company, in a meantime somewhere in the North Pole one man is starting a new job in a high voltage sector, some of you are making plans for a Wedding with By Niki Photography or By Niki Photography Team, myself with a New Year I got my wings back and planning to expand with photography on a new markets however the dominant target is Florida.

But let’s come back to the main subject on this post! As you probably realized, I mostly post Weddings on my website. Meaning those photographs are somehow magical to me!

I had a great honor to photograph my Dear Friend Magda and I am beyond thankful for trusting me on this one! During first phone conversation we had, I was told I can decide on what kind of maternity session it will be… it took me a while and I almost shouted out to the phone “we have to do Milk Bath!” and you know what? She looks more beautiful than ever!

Milk Bath photo shoots are my real obsession recently… one thing is sure I won’t do the same session again! Each time it must be different, different colors, flowers or whatever I decide to soak in (top secret for the moment).

Winter is a great moment to do that! It is indoors, warm, relaxing and not many people I personally know took part in such a photo adventure. And if you happen to think about unique photo session, shoot me an email to by.niki@yahoo.com

No, you don’t need a bathtub at home!

Milk bath recommendations:

Maternity,

Glamour,

Trash the Dress,

Portraits.

Location: By Niki Photography Studio

Future Mother to Be: Magda

Milk bath stylization: By Niki

Makeup:  BellbeMakeup

Hairstyle: BellbeMakeup

Huge THANK YOU to BellbeMakeup!

For your great job but at the same time for your precious help as an Assistant!

Happy New Everything Dears!

From Polish Wedding with LOVE

They say LOVE is a Trip.

They say True LOVE is the Trip of a lifetime!

I have the great honor to present you such a beautiful couple Milena & Mikołaj and photographs from a Polish Wedding. Here you only have a chance to see my favorite selection of outdoor shoot we took after the Ceremony. I recommend to check out as well portrait pictures of Bride Milena in a separate post here Bridal Portraits. I can not be happier about all those cool spots we found! Wedding Location: Warsaw, Poland.

Wedding Photographer: Miami, FL, Houston TX, Poland and anywhere where you say “I do!”.

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Bridal Portraits

Bridal Portraits is an absolute MUST HAVE in my photography dictionary. After looking at all of those images above, don’t you agree? There are two methods of doing that kind of sessions, the most popular is Bridal Portrait Session planned days or even months ahead of a Wedding Day. Later on, most of Brides decide on having printed canvas, photo album or a slight show during Wedding Day as a surprise for guests and Husband. Advantages are endless for this photography sessions from testing wedding makeup, hairstyle, fitting dress and having pictures taken in a beautiful location of your choice etc.

Therefore I introduced long time ago Bridal Portraits for all destination Weddings, taken on a Wedding Day. I believe each Bride deserves having that kind of pictures. That is why I try to generate (sometimes even I beg!) for 20 up to 30 minutes with Bride and Groom only, on a Wedding Day. In a meantime, I shoot my Couple together as well Bride and Groom separately. We do it before or after the Ceremony. However my focus remains mostly on a Bride, don’t blame me, please!

In Bridal Portraits taken above, we had approximately mentioned time-frame for pictures to take. Straight after Ceremony, we rushed to the nearest park. And those are the results. Right now I am in a process of designing high-end Wedding Photo Album, follow my Instagram to see how it goes! Wedding Date June 16th, 2018. Amazing Bride: Milena.

Wedding Photographer: Miami, FL, Houston TX and anywhere where you say “I do!”.

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Engagement, Miami Beach, Cam and Javon

Apparently pouring rain in Miami Beach, 20 minutes before our Engagement Photo Session had a great outcome, empty South Beach. I met this lovely Couple at Great Bridal Expo in downtown Miami, where I was one of the vendors with my Wedding Photography. I never met so many Future Brides and Grooms in one day! The atmosphere was amazing, Love was in the Air cause so many Couples were in love and everybody was planning a Wedding.

But let’s come back to the photo session above. Cam and Javon are absolutely lovely Couple. We had so much fun working together, especially when our prop – round ball decided to leave us. We all could not stop laughing! However Javon caught it 😉  Cam is also a Positive Influencer so make sure to check Her Instagram

By the way, can you imagine this is my first day at home/my real desk since the Expo? Guess what was I doing today? Unpacking two suitcases from the recent trip to Miami, unpacking one suitcase from Paris and Cape Verde and packing one suitcase for another 10 days travel! Leaving tomorrow again 😉

Wedding Photographer: Miami, FL, Houston TX and anywhere where you say “I do!”.

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Station 3 Wedding, J’ai & Stephen

J’ai and Stephen get married in a historic fire station. However, very unique one. The city and state recognize Station 3 as a historic landmark. Built in 1903, Station 3 was one of Houston’s original fire stations and it is located directly outside of downtown.  The original bricks, wood floors, and intricate hand carved exterior stonework all add to its timeless beauty and charm.  The last thing to do was just to say “I do!”. I have to admit Stephen was right, I did not know either that happiness was spelled with three letters and an apostrophe 😉

 

Wedding Photographer: Miami, FL, Houston TX and anywhere where you say “I do!”.

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Meet me personally at Great Bridal Expo in Miami, FL.

April 8th, 2018

James L. Knight International Center

400 SE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33131, USA