R&M Photography has a unique, trendy, modern approach to wedding photography. We strive to bring out the personal qualities in each couple and avoid "cookie-cutter poses". We have several packages to fit your budget, as well as a variety of a la carte add-ons. We start most wedding packages with an engagement shoot to acquaint ourselves with your personalities and style, and work closely with you through your pre-wedding conference, wedding day, and post-wedding conference to design your coffee table album.

Serviced Areas

  • Lakeland, Tampa, Kissimmee, Bartow, Mulberry, Brandon, Winter Haven, Dade City, Land O' Lakes, Clearwater, St. Pete, Auburndale, Frostproof, Orlando, Jacksonville, Miami

Payment Options

  • PayPal, Personal Checks

Contact Details

  Person Rachel Carrera & Michelle Chestnut
  City Lakeland , FL
  Zip Code 33813
  Address 6113 Morningdale Avenue
  Phone Number (863) 937-5064

Business Representative

Rachel Carrera & Michelle Chestnut


Rachel Carrera, your Main Photographer has been concentrating on photography as a hobby for over 17 years, specializing in concerts, children and landscapes. She has studied art, photography and Photoshop technique and has apprenticed as a professional wedding photographer in Canada and shot professionally for attorneys' accident scene investigations. She has shot weddings professionally for over 6 years. Some of her photographs have been featured in band fan club magazines, attorney websites, courtroom exhibits and musician periodicals. Rachel shoots in high resolution digital format using Canon technology. Her approach is fun and energetic and her artistic images are one-of-a-kind. She is proficient in Photoshop and has a talent for capturing the artistic and a keen eye for detail.

Michelle Chestnut, your Second Photographer has pursued photography as a hobby for over 15 years, specializing in children, concerts and family portraits. She has shot weddings professionally for over 4 years. Some of her photographs have been featured in band fan club magazines, books, musician periodicals, real estate websites and calendars. Michelle shoots in high-resolution digital format using Canon technology. Her approach is spirited and whimsical and her photographs capture the subject's personality. Michelle doubles as a lighting assistant.

Products & Services



Our company is dedicated to making your wedding day a memorable experience. Selecting a photographer is the single most important part of your wedding preparation, as your photographs are treasured reminders of the details of your special day for years to come. We have an all female staff which will benefit you on your wedding day, as the bride and her bridesmaids will feel more comfortable having photographs taken of them getting ready and the groom and his groomsmen may tend to react better to female direction as well.

We want to personalize your photographs to suit your individual style and interests, and want to make your photographs a representation of you and the love and excitement you are feeling on that special day. We will acquaint you with a variety of photographic styles through your engagement shoot, bridal shoot, and walk with you through your vision of your perfect wedding day.



R&M Photography's designer portraits are heirlooms that will be treasured by your children's children and their children's children. R&M is different by design, creating a softer, personalized, more classic and artistic style of portrait. Their images portray the love, innocence and gifts they see in all their subjects. Influenced by their faith in God and the miracles they see in every person, they have created their own niche in the world of portrait photography.