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Welcome to Studio Julie Photography; Julie specializes as a Key West wedding photographer, portrait photographer, family photographer, Day in the life family documentary photographer, family vacation photographer, and event photographer. We love all people and animals and honestly believe Love is Love...we love to photograph everyone!

Julie's style is candid, emotional, honest, raw, fun, and quirky, definitely not your traditional, straightforward wedding or portrait photographer. When people ask who is the best photographer in Key West, we have to raise our hands...

Documentary Wedding, Family and Vacation Photographer

Hey, y'all! Welcome to Studio Julie Photography. We are Wedding Photographers with over 20 years of experience, we have become the Florida Keys and Key West's photographer of choice when looking to capture the essence of your event and the beautiful black splash that that Key West and the Florida Keys has to offer. Our unique, candid, photojournalistic, and moment-driven award wedding photography, lifestyle Key West family vacation portraits, and award-winning documentary family (day-in-the-life) photography allow us to constantly craft a new way ahead in the photography industry. Whether it's a beach wedding with a spectacular sunset over the horizon, an unconventional nuptial in the historic landmark Fort Zachary Taylor or a traditional exchange of vows at Saint Marys Star of the Sea, our unique style of shooting and candid photos will be sure to freeze your special moment in time to enjoy for years to come.
Need more convincing? We'll let the pictures do the talking. Check out our galleries and see what sets our style and approach apart...oh and be sure to connect with us through our Contact page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Key West Wedding Photographer

Based out of Key West, Florida, and serving all of the Florida Keys...The privilege of being part of someone’s most intimate life story is never taken for granted, as demonstrated by each of our pictures. As true "Photojournalists" we seize photos that evoke the best emotion instead of the most obvious one. For instance, there’s nothing like grandma busting a move on the dance floor with one of the handsome groomsmen, or how about the ring bearer and flower girl sampling the wedding cake before the bride and groom? Oh and let's not forget the traditional tearjerking father and daughter dance that quickly turns into a fast-paced jig, absolutely priceless! These unscripted candid moments are not only extraordinary but are truly what great memories are made of. We have been honored to shoot at a great variety of Key West Wedding locations. These locations range from laid back Smathers Beach, the old Key West Casa Marina, the fun and hip Margaritaville Resort, the private and elegant Sunset Key Resort, the quant Hyatt Centric, step back into history at the Historic Hemingway House, the quiet and romantic Audubon House, the fun and fancy-free Southernmost Beach Resort, the recently updated Reach Resort, the best view of Key West harbor at the Ocean Key Resort or Zero Duval, to the historic Truman's Little White House, to the best sunset location on the island at Fort Zachary Taylor State Park, to the exclusive Little Palm Island, and many more private backyard venues and unique Key West venues. Key West has something for everyone and we would love to uniquely capture your day!

The Florida Keys and Key West Family Photographer

In Key West for a family vacation or it's just been a while since you have had family portraits taken. We would love to capture your family around our amazing little island. Be it on the beach in front of a brilliant sunset or the ever-entertaining Duval Street, our island has a canvas suitable for everyone. We ask you to trust our unique candid style, and allow us to deliver a truly unique experience that will allow you to always remember your Key West Family Vacation. Family is the most important thing in our lives and we want to provide you with lasting memories. We are proud to be a charter member of the Lifestyle Photography Association.

Documentary Family Photographer - A Day in the Life

Big sister painting baby’s face with mommy’s lipstick, little Jimmy getting into the spaghetti sauce, dad and mom celebrating in the hallway after putting kids to bed, all these hair-pulling moments are what make our “Day in the Life” (DITL) sessions so special and unique. The focus is on documenting you and your family in their most tender, vulnerable, funny, and sometimes messy circumstances. What at the time you probably wanted to forget, we celebrate with amazing images. Candid photos are taken in the comfort of your home or while visiting and/or vacationing in Key West. You tell us the location, and we will take care of the rest. Julie has been recognized in the top 10 photographers around the world by the Family Photojournalist Association for the past 3 years.

Awards and Accolades - Award Winning Key West Photographer

Studio Julie has earned numerous International Wedding Awards throughout the professional photography community. Both humbling and exciting, receiving recognition in such organizations such as Wedding Photojournalist Association (WPJA), Artistic Guild Wedding Photojournalistic Association (AGWPJA), Fearless Photographers, Masters of Wedding Photography, Family Photojournalistic Association (FPJA), Documentary Family Photographers (DFA) and Weddison Awards: praise and accolades are always reassuring and exciting, but nothing says YES like a bride and groom being over the moon when they receive their wedding images. To view all of our studio Awards and Accolades please click Awards - Award Winning Wedding Images for Wedding and Awards - Award-Winning Day in the Life images for Family Awards.

Key West has the Best Wedding Vendors

Another great reason to choose Key West for your Destination wedding is the amazing choice of Wedding Vendors down island. We love that we get to work with world-class Key West Wedding Planners such as Simply You Weddings, Say Yes in Key West, Just Save the Date and Soiree Key West.

Looking for Lighting and Tents and Unique furniture to spice up your event look no further than local Key West Party Rentals - Prestige Party Rentals or Eventfully Yours Rentals.

Need the perfect florist to make everything pop and bring your look together, try local Key West Florist - Duarte Floral Design, Milan Event, and Love in Bloom.

Wanting that perfect hair and make-up with having to bring down your stylist, we have a ton of talented Key West Wedding hair and make-up artist down here. We especially love Bella Luxe, The Glam Squad, Key West Hair and Make-up and Studio Marie Pierre.

Did you say Food? Key West is known for great food and we have several great Key West Catering companies that offer onsite service to your event...we love Great Events and Catered Affairs.

Amazingly talented kind wedding photo artist

Studio Julie Photography of Key West Florida - documentary wedding photographer - not just a photographer - but rather a caring artist who captures those candid moments - that make you smile, cry, and just plain happy. We did not want the boring posed wedding photos - Julie & her husband David - besides being super nice and easy to work with - care about their bride & groom & the guests - and were in the mix (on the floor, in the sand, hearding Hemingway cats) - capturing those moments of a wedding celebration. Grateful & happy to have had the best wedding photographers on our special day & grateful to call them friends too. Our beautiful engagement pictures and wedding pictures bring the celebration right back as if we were still there. Only a true artist can do that. Thank you Julie & David.

Words can’t express how thankful we are to have had Studio Julie there to capture our wedding! As soon as I saw their work I immediately fell in love. A photojournalistic style is something I’ve always wanted and they are without a doubt the best in the business. Not only are they fantastic photographers, but an amazing couple! We told them we wanted to jump in the pool after our ceremony, and they could not have been more excited. It’s amazing to work with people who are truly passionate about what they do. We can’t thank them enough for all their hard work, attention to detail, and willingness to go with anything! Our wedding wouldn’t have been the same without them, and we are so grateful to have had them on our team!!

There was no shortage of happy tears on our wedding day. They flowed all over again when we received our gallery from Studio Julie.
David and Julie both have an incredible eye. If you appreciate a photojournalistic approach, this is your team.
We are not the most comfortable pair in front of a camera, but the combination of their relaxed approach and clear instructions made our experience perfect. We had no memory of their presence during the ceremony, and yet they captured the most intimate shots. We trusted their judgement and let them take the lead for the day and cannot be happier with the end result.

Amazing!!! My husband and I love our photos!!

Studio Julie is a husband and wife team. They are amazing!!!! We got married on March 9, 2019 in key west. They sent us a gallery of black and white and color pictures that they took. We were blown away when looking at our photos. We chose them due to their ability to take candid pictures. They took so many wonderful candid photos of our ceremony and our reception. We wanted to have sunset pictures in key west and they were able to capture beautiful sunset pictures for us. We would highly recommend them to any couple that wants unforgettable wedding photos!!!

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