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Daisy, Lowdermilk Park

We love working with local, high school students who want something special and distinctive for their senior portraits. There are so many beautiful locations in the area. For Daisy’s session, we shot at Lowdermilk Park in Naples, Florida. Read More

Gwen and Paul, Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club

The Penthouse Beach at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club was the perfect location for Gwen and Paul’s romantic April wedding. The couple traveled from California with their family and friends to say their “I do’s” at a gorgeous sunset ceremony overlooking the picturesque Gulf of Mexico. Read More

Jamie and Shane, Marco Beach Ocean Resort

As wedding photographers, we are amazingly blessed to witness love in its purest form. The wedding day is filled with so many emotions and so much joy. It’s was an honor to capture Shane and Jamie’s beautiful day. Read More

Veronica and Aldo, The Club at Grandezza

On a gorgeous January day, at The Club at Grandezza, we were truly honored to witness and photograph the wedding of Aldo and Veronica Larussa. There was a sense of unity that filled the air, so much warmth with such an emphasis on family. It was beautiful to see! Read More

About Donna Meneley

Hi, I’m Donna! I established A Moment In Time Photography fifteen years ago in memory of my amazing father Burl Estep. He was an active photojournalist in Kentucky and West Virginia for over thirty years where he loved being a part of people’s lives. I grew up with a camera in my hand and have always loved photography! Read More

About Angie Schwendeman

Hi there! I’m Angie! I am a wife and a mother to my beautiful daughter, Olivia. She’s my muse and definitely one of the reasons I ventured into the world of photography. Read More

Sunsets and Romance

Romance is the language of love! Catch a glimpse of some amazing sunsets and romantic photos of some of our newlyweds. Read More

2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award

What an honor it was to receive the 2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award®. This award represents the year’s best local vendors chosen by couples like you! The WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® recognize the top five percent of local wedding professionals on WeddingWire who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness, and professionalism. Read More

The Village Shops on Venetian Bay, Boat Parade 2016

In December, we had the wonderful opportunity to work with The Village Shops on Venetian Bay and photograph the spectacular 2016 Boat Parade. Read More

Angela and Chaz, Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club

We love working with amazing couples, and especially loved working with Angela and Chaz who were celebrating their special love story at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club in December. Read More

Marissa and Adam, Bellasera Resort Naples

On November 11, 2016, Marissa and Adam tied the knot at beautiful Bellasera Resort in Naples, Florida. It was a gorgeous November day and not a detail was overlooked. Read More

Rebecca and Tyler, Barefoot Beach State Preserve, Imperial Golf Club

Beach weddings always hold a special place our hearts. Maybe it’s the salty breeze. Maybe it’s the easy going nature. Maybe it’s the lovely dresses. Either way, it was an amazing day for a beach wedding. Read More

Whitney and Ryan, The Plantation Golf & Country Club

Whitney and Ryan said their “I do’s” at The Plantation Golf & Country Club in Fort Myers, Florida. It was a beautiful, sunny October day! Read More

Wyndemere Country Club

Wyndemere Country Club – A Private Golf and Country Club in Naples, Florida Read More

Turks and Caicos

Magical, turquoise water, rum punches, warm sunshine and good friends made for a perfect August getaway in beautiful Turks and Caicos. Read More

Mia Lynn

There is something magical about photographing a beautiful 3 month old baby girl! And, pretty little Mia Lynn was ready for her photo session. She was such a happy, alert baby on this bright, sunny morning, and did so great in front of the camera. Read More

Alejandro and Graciela, Heritage Bay Golf and Country Club

The marriage of Alejandro and Graciela took place at the beautiful Heritage Bay Golf and Country Club in Naples, Florida. Graciela wore an ornately beaded gown, and she looked stunning. Alex was handsome in his dapper dark tuxedo with deep blush accessories. The flower arrangements were elegant and perfect for the venue, just gorgeous. Read More

Makayla Rae

On July 1st, we had the wonderful opportunity to meet and photograph Baby Makayla Rae. She did so great at her first photo shoot, and is such a sweet baby! Read More

Bethany and Terence, Colonial Country Club

Together with their family and friends, Bethany and Terence tied the knot at Colonial Country Club in Fort Myers, Florida. It was a beautiful day in June, in southwest Florida, and everything was perfect for a wedding celebration overlooking the spectacular lake. Read More

Macaluso Family, Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club

The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club was the perfect backdrop for beautiful family photos in June. It was a sunny, breezy morning and the Gulf of Mexico was picture-perfect. Read More

Riley Joy

Welcome Baby Riley Joy! What a great time we had photographing Sandra and her precious first child. It was a warm June afternoon, and Riley was ready for her first photo shoot! She even brought along her rugby ball. Read More

Nicole and Bob, Pink Shell Resort & Marina

Simply stated, this was the perfect wedding! We had the wonderful opportunity to celebrate with Nicole and Bob in June, at the Pink Shell Resort & Marina. It was a gorgeous celebration, and so much fun! Read More

Catherine and Dan, Bellasera Resort Naples

Catherine and Dan, thank you for such a magical day! We started at the Bellasera Hotel in downtown Naples, Florida. This hotel has a Tuscan-inspired décor and special European charm about it. In translation, bella sera means beautiful day. That it was, indeed. There was beautiful weather, a beautiful location, a beautiful church and a beautiful couple. Read More

LaToyia and Nicholas, Pink Shell Resort & Marina

LaToyia and Nicholas, along with their families and closest friends, traveled from Lexington, Kentucky, to say their ‘I do’s’ at the beautiful Pink Shell Resort & Marina. It was a perfect, sun-kissed evening on May 1, 2016. Read More

Louisiana and The Big Easy

Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler! There is no place like Louisiana, and I love everything about it! Catch a glimpse of my recent trip to The Big Easy, beautiful Lafayette, and surrounding areas, with my dear friend and favorite Cajun, Laurie. Read More

April and Michael, Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club

April and Michael celebrated their love story and had a spectacular wedding at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club in April. It was gorgeous and not a detail was overlooked! Read More

Sandra, John & Riley, Riverside Park and Barefoot Beach

Sandra and John are expecting! It was a stunning March evening in Bonita Springs, Florida. We started the photo session at Riverside Park and finished up with a picture-perfect, pink sunset at Barefoot Beach. Read More

Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

What an interesting day at the Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is a National Audubon Society sanctuary located in southwest Florida, north of Naples, and east of Bonita Springs. Enjoy the photos and intrigue of this magical place! Read More

Rachel, Dustin & Mia

A precious baby girl is on the way! What a great maternity session with this special couple from Atlanta, Georgia. Read More

Grimaldo, Inferno MMA

An afternoon with Grimaldo at Inferno MMA, Naples, Florida. Wow! Read More

Georgia Aquarium

What a great day at the Georgia Aquarium, in Atlanta, Georgia. Enjoy the photos and fun! Read More

Debbie and Gary, LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort

Stylish and sophisticated elegance at beautiful LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort. Not a detail was overlooked at the wedding celebration of Debbie and Gary in December. Read More

Kari and Philip, Naples Pier

It was great seeing Kari and Philip, again, and photographing the newlywed’s first Christmas card photos. The Naples Pier offered a beautiful backdrop for the couple. Contact us today about reserving the date for your upcoming family photos. Read More

Irina, Barefoot Beach, Florida

Beach beauty! It was a gorgeous evening on Barefoot Beach with the lovely Irina. Contact us today, for your lifestyle images. Read More

Alison and Harper, The Commons Club at The Brooks

It was a picture-perfect day for a wedding at The Commons Club at The Brooks. Allie surprised Harper and her family & friends by making a grand entrance on a beautiful horse-drawn carriage. She looked amazing, and Harper was all smiles! Read More

Brevard, North Carolina, Photography

Cradled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Brevard, North Carolina, is a quaint little town filled with beauty around every corner. What an amazing trip we had in the fall of 2015. The change of season was breathtaking and the colors spectacular. We hope you enjoy the photos! Read More

Cornille Family, Port Royal

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharlal Nehru Read More

Chester, Naples, Florida

Meet Chester! We love pet photography, and having the opportunity to photograph Chester was a true delight. What a beautiful boxer! Read More

Chloe, Brevard, North Carolina

I can’t think of anything better than being in Brevard, North Carolina, during the stunning beauty of changing seasons and fall foliage. That is, other than being with beautiful Chloe in Brevard, North Carolina, during this magnificent time. Read More

Carli and Jacob, Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, Golf and Spa

Carli and Jacob recently celebrated their marriage at the Marco Island Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa. It was gorgeous! Read More

Amy and Alex, Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort and Spa

We do love a destination wedding! From Ohio to South Florida, these lovebirds flocked to the breezy beach for a seaside wedding. The wind in the hair, sand in the toes, ocean in the background…it was a magical day for Alex and Amy. Read More

Kara, Carl and Maci, Port Royal

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson. It was a gorgeous evening in beautiful Naples, Florida, and Kara and Carl were excited about their maternity photos. We met at the beach on 32nd Avenue South, in the pristine Port Royal area. Kara was absolutely stunning, as we walked along the serene stretch of Gulf-front beach. Read More

Paige and Colt, Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club

Celebrating Paige and Colt! What a pleasure it was photographing this fun-loving couple from Colorado. The ceremony was held on the beautiful white-sand beach at the renowned Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. After the couple said their I-do’s, all of the guests tossed seashells into the Gulf of Mexico. The ceremony was timed perfectly, as raindrops begin to gently fall. Moments later, a huge rainbow appeared outside of Broadwell’s, Read More

Adrian, Alda & Aurora, Lowdermilk Park

It is always a joy hearing from former brides and grooms that they are expecting…SO exciting! We went on location for Alda and Adrian’s maternity photos, and the couple selected beautiful Lowdermilk Park in Naples, Florida. Read More

Frank, Kelly & Monkey, Sanibel Island

Check out some of the photos from one of Donna’s all-time favorite sessions. Sanibel Island is a great place for photos, and the beaches are pet-friendly. There are lots of pristine locations to hang out and get some amazing sunset photos with your family and pets. Read More

Hannah

“Sugar and spice, and everything nice! That’s what little girls are made of.” What a joy it was to photograph Little Miss Hannah on her first birthday! She looked just like a princess all dressed up in her pretty pink tutu. What a sweetheart! Read More

Cakes, Flowers & Rings

What a joy it is to photograph all the special details at a wedding. Everything is unique and beautiful. Enjoy this collection of tasty cakes, pretty flowers and exquisite rings. Read More

Scaccia Family, Lowdermilk Park

Lowdermilk Park is a very popular beachfront park, and is conveniently located just minutes from downtown Naples. Here, we met to photograph the amazing Scaccia Family. It was an evening full of fun, laughter, and, of course, a stunning sunset. Good times with great people! Read More

Fun with Food

For the love of food! Indulge and enjoy! Read More

Josie

“A daughter brings sunshine to brighten your day. A daughter brings joy through her loving ways. A daughter is a blessing that comes from above. A special and beautiful treasure to love.” Read More

Dylan

One of our favorite things is getting together with local high school students who want something a little different for their senior portraits. There are so many beautiful locations in the area. For Dylan’s session, we shot at multiple locations, including the Naples Depot and the popular, historic Naples Pier.
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Carysfort Reef Lighthouse, Florida Keys

Florida Lighthouse Adventure #30 = YES! We finally made it…photographed all 30 historic lighthouses in the State of Florida. Carysfort Reef Light, although difficult to access, did not fail. We got some great shots of Bahia Honda State Park, along the way. Read More

Sarah and Kyle, The Club at Barefoot Beach

Gorgeous Beach. Gorgeous Couple. Gorgeous Sunset.

On Saturday, July 11, 2015, the new Mr. and Mrs. Devine spoke their vows and said “I do.” Kyle and Sarah were both nervously excited to see each other on their very special day. Both looked spectacular. Sarah wore a classically beautiful lace gown, corseted in the back. Kyle was sharply dressed in teal and gray. The fellow groomsmen followed Kyle’s lead with their gray suits and teal shirts. Read More

Yoslandi and Carolina, St. Peter the Apostle, Etudes de Ballet

It was a gorgeous June afternoon, and everyone was excited for the wedding celebration of Yoslandi and Carolina. The ceremony was held at the beautiful St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, and afterwards, everyone attended the reception at Etudes de Ballet. Read More

CJ and Kristi, Inn on Fifth

It was a beautiful day for an afternoon wedding in the heart of downtown Naples at the renowned Inn on Fifth. Kristi, CJ and their family & friends were an absolute joy to work with and photograph on this special Saturday in June. Also, the Inn on Fifth, and Hope and her talented team of professionals, did a perfect job hosting the event. Not one detail was overlooked! Read More

Briz and Lady Acoustic Duo

Donna had the privilege to recently work with the acoustic, husband and wife duo “Briz and Lady” on location in the Fort Myers River District. Check out some of our favorite photos from the session. Also, be sure to check out their website below, so you can learn more about the musical talent of this fun and energetic couple. Read More

Stephanie and Michael, Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina

Stephanie and Michael were recently married at the beautiful Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina on Fort Myers Beach, FL. They said their “I do’s” surrounded by their families and closest friends, many of whom had traveled from Rhode Island. It was a very intimate and romantic ceremony. Afterwards, we went pool and beach side to get some amazing sunset photos, and then the newlyweds were off to enjoy their special evening. Read More

Mia and Sotild, Heritage Bay Golf and Country Club

It was wedding day and there wasn’t a cloud in the sky. The elegant Heritage Bay Golf and Country Club was ready for an exquisite wedding. Here, Angie and I were at a gorgeous outdoor gazebo with an even more gorgeous bride and groom. The bride wore a stunning mermaid style dress with a sweetheart neckline and ornate beading. Her veil followed six feet behind her. Read More

Jorge and Libby, The Club at Barefoot Beach

Jorge and Libby said their “I do’s” at the beautiful Club at Barefoot Beach. The weather was perfect for a relaxing, sunset beach wedding. I feel so blessed to be part of their special evening. Enjoy some of my favorite photos from their wedding celebration. Read More

Emmanuel College, Inn on Fifth

The Emmanuel College Alumni Association had a great time at the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Naples. What a pleasure it was working with such a great group of people celebrating good times and making new memories. Read More

Fiechtl Family, Port Royal

I had the wonderful opportunity to photograph the Fiechtl Family from Germany again. It had been a couple of years since their last holiday in Florida. For this year’s session, the family chose 32nd Avenue in beautiful Port Royal, Naples, FL as the location. It was gorgeous! This family always brings out the best in me. Enjoy their special moments! Read More

Lindsay and Nathan, Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club

Lindsay and Nathan tied the knot at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club in March. The evening was picture-perfect for the sunset beach wedding that took place on the beautifully manicured lawn at the resort. This was a destination wedding with the couple, and of most of their guests, traveling from Kentucky, to celebrate the occasion. The wedding was simply spectacular! Read More

Philip and Kari, Fort Myers River District

What a wonderful opportunity to capture beautiful moments for Philip and Kari. This couple wanted something a little different from sunset beach photos. We found exactly what we were looking for in the Fort Myers River District. Congratulations on your engagement and our very best wishes. Read More

Kyle and Sarah, Riverside Park

Sometimes you get really lucky and connect with a couple that is so outrageously fun and special! Excited and honored to be working with Kyle & Sarah! What a great evening capturing special moments and true love! Can’t wait for your July wedding celebration. Read More

Kensington Golf & Country Club – Valentine’s Day

Kensington Golf & Country Club was absolutely gorgeous on Valentine’s Day 2015. It was a picture-perfect evening full of romance, fine dining and good times. Read More

Marino Family, Barefoot Beach

The holidays are a great time to get everyone together for family photos. Even though it was a little overcast in Bonita Springs that evening, we had an incredible time with the photos. The Marino Family was feeling festive, and so much fun to work with at the beautiful Club at Barefoot Beach. Enjoy a glimpse of their special evening. Read More

Lilly and Friends, Naples, Florida

Meet Lilly! She is a very beautiful, fun-loving, loyal Labrador Retriever. I hope you enjoy these photos of Lilly and her special canine pals. Read More

Groetsch Family, Lowdermilk Park

The sand…the surf…the sunset. Beautiful smiles all around on this gorgeous evening in Naples, Florida. The Gulf breezes were soft and gentle, as the waves splashed onto the rocks at Lowdermilk Park. Read More

Tommy and Amanda, Heritage Bay Golf and Country Club

Tommy and Amanda tied the knot on March 29, 2014, at Heritage Bay Golf and Country Club! Amanda wore a gorgeous dress accented with a beautiful, jeweled black sash. The ladies were stunning in black dresses with fragrant white bouquets. Read More

Chalk Art 2014, Naples, FL

Chalk Art is always an exciting time in downtown Naples on beautiful 5th Avenue South. Check out some of our photos featuring the talented Edgardo Montes “Covering the Earth” with Sherwin-Williams. Amazing work! Read More

Yolaine and Santiago, Naples Botanical Garden

Donna and Angie had the wonderful opportunity to photograph the wedding celebration of Yolaine and Santiago at the Naples Botanical Garden. It was a perfect March evening and the garden was in full bloom. Read More

Martina and Josh, Naples Zoo

Congratulations to Martina and Josh! We went on location with this fun couple, for their engagement session, at the tropical Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens. It was a picture-perfect day! Read More

Sarah and Joe, St. Agnes, Quail West

Sarah and Joe celebrated their beautiful wedding day surrounded by a loving family and great friends. It was a gorgeous November afternoon. Rikardo Event Production was on hand, as well as No Worries Weddings, and everything was simply perfect. Read More

Sarah and Joe, Lowdermilk Park

Sarah and Joe are getting married! We were so excited to meet up with the happy couple for their engagement session at beautiful Lowdermilk Park in Naples, Florida. Read More

Lilli

“As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was going to happen.” ~ Winnie the Pooh

Little Lilli was such a joy to photograph! She was all dressed up in her pretty pink clothes and adorable little hat. Lilli was all smiles as Winnie the Pooh stayed close by. I can’t wait for our next photography adventure pretty girl. Read More