Archive for September, 2012

It’s almost October, and that means that Sandy & Ralph’s anniversary is just around the corner! What better way to remember their wedding day than by having their special day featured as a Real Wedding on the Weddings Illustrated website! We loved all their special wedding details, from the classic car to the Sinatra themed reception (including a performance by Sinatra tribute singer Bill Stabile). That was such a great night! It’s so hard to believe it has almost been a year already! Help us send out an early “Happy Anniversary!” wish to our sweet friends Sandy & Ralph! Wishing you many more years to come of wedded bliss! : )

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Fall has officially begun, and we kicked off the season with Katie & Andy’s beautiful wedding at the Boathouse at Sunday Park! It was a gorgeous ceremony followed by an amazing reception with one of the best bands we’ve ever seen at a wedding! Such a great time! Can’t wait to share all the pretty details of their day soon, but here’s just a sneak peek of the happy couple! Congratulations! : )

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A little over a year ago we had the honor of shooting the most stunning wedding ceremony at an elevation of 10,000 feet. Alexis & Matt’s Tellrude wedding at the St. Sophia Overlook was one to remember, and it was recently featured on Luxe Mountain Weddings! I still swoon over the natural beauty of this place and over all the beautiful wedding details, plus we couldn’t have had a more adorable couple! I always love looking at their wedding photos! : )

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All day long I’ve had U2’s “Beautiful Day” stuck in my head! It was the song that began Laura & Billy’s wedding ceremony and it describe their day perfectly. It was a gorgeous sunny day for a wedding at the Hilton St. Augustine. As Billy waited anxiously to go up to the altar, you could see how jazzed up he got when he heard the song begin to play. Like a theme song from a movie, the song made the moment, and the moment made the song.

But aside from the very careful consideration that Laura & Billy put into their song selections for the day, there were other thoughtful details that made their day unique. They made it clear that this was not just a marriage of two people, but of two families. Their children were part of the wedding as flower girls and ring bearer. They were also involved in the sand ceremony, signifying the joining of these 5 people in a bond that cannot be broken.

Throughout the wedding day, I couldn’t help but smile. It warmed my heart so much to see not only two people who truly love each other, but children who also seem meant to be. They are a close knit group, and it seems they were meant to be part of the same family. If you can’t tell by how well they get along, then you could certainly tell on the dance floor! Laura, Billy, and all their kids have some seriously SWEET dance moves!

Hope this makes your heart smile as much as mine! A beautiful day, indeed! : )

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We hope that you’ve enjoyed Parts I and II of Chanchal & Naresh’s wedding at the Ritz Carlton Amelia Island! We’ve shared photos from the mehndi and sangeet party and also from their Indian and Sri Lankan wedding ceremony. Now we’re excited to share images from their gorgeous reception!

Chanchal & Naresh changed into formal wear for the evening’s festivities. Naresh looked dashing in a classic tux and bowtie and Chanchal was a vision in a shimmering gold dress! The ballroom was illuminated with colorful uplighting that changed throughout the evening, taking it from an intimate setting during the dinner hour to party time as DJ Suhel pumped it up into the late hours of the night!

It was bittersweet to see Chanchal & Naresh’s wedding celebration come to an end! We had such a wonderful time getting to know them and their family and friends. Everyone made us feel so welcome, and Chanchal & Naresh are so caring and genuine that it felt like we had known them for years! Thank you for allowing us to be part of such an important event in your lives! We wish you both all the best! : )

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