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We are Summer & Becky Whitton, a husband and wife photography team based in Bradenton-Sarasota.  We serve the Gulf Coast of Florida including Siesta Key, Lido Key, Longboat Key, Anna Maria Island, Sarasota, Bradenton and Tampa. We are also available for travel!  Take a look around and then tell us your love story using the contact form below.      

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We are a husband and wife team of wedding photographers based in Sarasota/Bradenton, Florida. Summer is a master of light and has over 15 years of experience shooting weddings. He loves color and his photos are both vivid and bright. Becky acts as your second shooter and using natural light, captures those candid moments that happen in-between the poses. Together, we create a stunning photographic collection that represents you, while bringing a fun, happy presence to your wedding day.  We are passionate about all things photography, coffee, and travel related.
We moved to Florida almost 2 years ago from Maui. That is where we met, got married, and worked as team shooting both weddings and portraits for the last five years. As much as we loved the island life, we are thrilled to be back on the mainland and closer to family. Being near Disney World is an added bonus. When we are not working, we enjoy watching movies, hanging out at the beach and spending time with our cats, Meli and Ginger.  

We are a husband and wife team of wedding photographers based in Sarasota, Florida. Summer is a master of light and has over 15 years of experience shooting weddings. He loves color and his photos are both vivid and bright. Becky acts as your second shooter and using natural light, captures those candid moments that happen in-between the poses.  We are passionate about all things photography, coffee, and travel related. 

Our Love Story Next...

It began on a beach in Maui, where Summer and I met 6 years ago. He had just moved to the island from Washington state with 1 suitcase and his camera, seeking sunny skies and new adventures. Yes, his name is Summer. His brother’s name is Sunshine. True story. I had also just moved to Maui from Missouri, excited for warm weather and sandy toes, but most of all looking to heal. Scar tissue from 7 abdominal surgeries after a car accident, had left me in chronic, daily pain. After trying what felt like EVERYTHING with little or no relief, I decided I would learn to be happy in spite of the pain. So, I moved to Maui, because in my mind, tropical paradise = happiness. You follow my logic, right?

Well, a few short weeks after moving to Maui, I booked a snorkel cruise.  That morning, my boat was cancelled and I was moved to the Teralani, the same boat Summer was scheduled to go on.





I believe it was fate. He was not shy about introducing himself and of course took pictures to document the day. We were fast friends and within a few months I was smitten. He wasn’t phased by my scars or the slower pace I kept because of chronic pain. I fell in love with his kindness, positive attitude and contagious laughter. His passion for photography was also contagious. We have been taking photos together ever since that day and were married in May 2015.

Somewhere between starting a business and falling in love, I quit hurting. The physical pain I had been in for years, just went away. Maybe it was the warm weather and frequent dips in the ocean or possibly the extra vitamin D I’ve been soaking up. Summer believes it was love. Paulo Coelho says, “Willpower alone cannot transform you. Love can.” It sounds trite, but maybe love does heal all things.

Our Love Story
"Willpower alone cannot transform you. Love can.” -Paulo Coelho

It began on the beach in Maui where Summer and I met 5 years ago. He had just moved to the island from Washington state with 1 suitcase and his camera, seeking sunny skies and new adventures.  I had also just moved to Maui from Missouri, excited for warm weather and sandy toes but most of all looking to heal. Scar tissue from 7 abdominal surgeries after a car accident, had left me in chronic, daily pain.  A few short weeks after moving to Maui, I scheduled a snorkel cruise. That morning, my boat was cancelled and I was moved to the Teralani, the same boat Summer was scheduled to go on.




I believe it was fate. He was not shy about introducing himself and of course took pictures to document the day. We were fast friends and within a few months I was smitten. He wasn’t phased by my scars or the slower pace I kept because of chronic pain. I fell in love with his kindness, positive attitude and contagious laughter. His passion for photography was also contagious. We have been taking photos together ever since that day and were married in May 2015.

The day we met

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rebecca + glenville

THEY SAY YOU HAVE TO CONNECT WITH YOUR PHOTOGRAPHER FOR GREAT SHOTS, AND I CAN SAY FOR SURE THAT SUMMER AND BECKY MAKE IT VERY EASY TO POSE NATURALLY FOR THE CAMERA. WE HAD OUR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY DONE BY LOVE AND STYLE AS WELL AS OUR REHEARSAL BOAT CRUISE PHOTOS.   BOTH SESSIONS WERE VERY PLEASANT AND THEY MADE SURE TO CAPTURE ALL MOMENTS FROM ALL ANGLES IN AN ARTISTIC MANNER.  THEY WERE VERY PROFESSIONAL AND CARING WITH THE AFTERMATH OF THE PHOTO SHOOT, AND DID AN INCREDIBLE JOB ON OUR PHOTO ALBUM.  DEFINITELY CHOOSE LOVE AND STYLE FOR ANY OCCASION IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR 
an artistic and enjoyable ride capturing your memories! ”

molly +  justin

“There’s SO much I could say about Love and Style Photography! We are beyond happy and blessed to have had Becky and Summer capture our beautiful day! My husband and I are SO thankful to have crossed their paths. They were willing to photograph exactly what we wanted and thensome! They also didn’t hold back to use their own creative ideas for photos that ended up being more beautiful than we ever imagined! Their communication and willingness to work with us and our schedules to plan everything was so helpful. They did our engagement photos and our wedding photos. We will definitely be using them for future maternity and family photos. Highly highly highly recommend them!!!! :)”

Raphael + Yolanda

“I absolutely love my engagement photos! You guys did an amazing job! I am so grateful and happy you guys will also be doing our wedding pictures! I am so excited that you guys will capture my dream day when I marry the love of my life! Xoxoxo you guys are the best! ”

kristen + stephen

“Love and Style Photography did both our engagement and wedding pictures on Anna Maria Island this year. Becky and Summer were an amazing team! They captured every detail of our day and gave us the most amazing sunset photographs ever. They are a great team and made us feel completely comfortable in front of the camera. They were great with our bridal party which included my two very special children who were "Mermaids of Honor!" They were the perfect team to spend our wedding day with, and they gave us photographs we will cherish. We loved them so much we are going back to Anna Maria Island to have our maternity photos taken by Love and Style Photography. We are excited that they have been able to capture our whole journey!”

josiah + kristina

“Love and Style are hands down THE BEST photographers on the planet!!! We had an incredible beach wedding and they took literally the most stunning photos we have ever seen. All of our family and friends were blown away at how amazing the photos turned out. If you're even remotely thinking about working with these guys do yourself a HUGE favor and JUST DO IT!!! You will be happy that you did. Thanks again!!!

devon + mike

“We can't thank you enough for the engagement photo shoot! The pictures were amazing, you were both fun and enjoyable to work with. I recommend you to anyone and everyone looking for the best photos for their special moment! ”

stephani + alex

“What an absolutely fun and enjoyable experience with our first-ever photo shoot!  It was romantic in every way. Thanks for accommodating our wishes, listening to our needs, and creating a memorable gift of lasting images for us to carry forward.

Much love,
Stephanie and Alex ”

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