Meet Jackie

Welcome to the Ardensea Blog! I’m Jackie Watson, owner and wedding photographer of my south Florida based studio. I hope you find this space a great resource to explore my work, find inspiration, and see if we’re the perfect fit for your own special day.

Common Regrets After Choosing The Wrong Wedding Photographer

Real couples share their post-wedding photography regrets.

5 Reasons To Do A First Look

Should you have a first look on your wedding day? Disclaimer: YES you should, but let me tell you why.

Wedding Day Tips for Florida Brides

It’s become an essential part of my client experience to educate my brides on what works and what does not work for beach weddings in Florida. And now, I am sharing the knowledge!

Planning Your Wedding Day Photography Timeline

Here’s a sample of our wedding photography timeline we suggest to all our Ardensea brides and grooms!

Making Bride & Groom Portraits a Priority on Your Wedding Day

Running out of time is the biggest reason why couples skip over the bride and groom portraits, so it’s important to plan for at least 30-minutes to an hour for newlyweds to step away and capture wedding day pictures.

Best Detail Shots for Your Wedding Day

When it comes to planning out your wedding photography, consider the little details that have a surprisingly big impact. See which shots are absolute must-haves on your wedding day.

Love & Lemons Wedding Inspo

Mission Inn Resort

Love and Lemons.

The vision behind this inspiration wedding shoot was to capture how love and summertime feel! You’ll recognize the location as the Mission Inn Resort – an amazing Central Florida wedding venue and private golf club that fits a wide variety of wedding themes and styles.

Angel and Shaina – real-life sweethearts – did an amazing job embracing the summer romance vibes for the bride and groom portraits.

So, get ready to crush on this elegant yet whimsical wedding reception. And be sure to check out the amazing vendors who were a part of this collaboration below!

Venue |  Mission Inn Resort
Creative Director & Planning | Terrie Images
Day Of Coordinating | RJ Luxury Designs
Florist | Faiella Creations
Hair | @bellabalancedw
Makeup | @fatimasflawlessfaces
Bridal Accessories | Lavie Bridal
Bridal Gowns & Flat Lay Curation | @terrieimagesshop⠀
Tux/Menswear | Generation Tux⠀⠀
Rentals | Tiera Exquisite Collection
Stationary | Prettie Weddings and Events
Calligraphy | @lortzlettering
Sweets | @violetsunderthesweets
Bride & Groom | @shaina_j_ibanez & @serrano_l_angel


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Hello, from the Ardensea Blog! I'm Jackie Watson, owner and wedding photographer based in beautiful South Florida. I hope you find this space a great resource to find all the resources you need to plan the perfect wedding, view my work, and see if we're the perfect fit for your own special day.

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