Tracey & Roger

Tracey & Roger

Just after Christmas, Tracey and Roger had their intimate family-focused wedding at Wakulla Springs Lodge.  When I say family-focused, I mean that that could have easily been the wedding theme.  The bride and groom each chose their parents to stand as their attendants, with the groom’s daughter as the flowergirl.  It was a day full of emotion but I don’t think I have ever seen so much love and support for the bride and groom!

 

Wedding Vendors:

Wedding Venue: The Lodge at Wakulla Springs Lodge

Wedding Cake (Macaroons and Donuts): SoDough Baking Co.

Wedding Photography: Long’s Photography

Jessica Jo & Jason

Jessica Jo & Jason

Jessica Jo and Jason are not ones for formality or tradition just for tradition’s sake.  They wanted a fun, boho-chic wedding and that is exactly what they got!  The whole weekend was one big party and even though there were a few happy tears, they were always quickly followed by fits of laughter!

 

Wedding Vendors:

Wedding Venue: Spirit of Suwannee Music Camp

Wedding Photography: Long’s Photography

Sharon & Sam’s Wedding

Sharon & Sam’s Wedding

Sharon and Sam both had wonderful first marriages but each became widowed and spent time alone.  After time, they found one another and with that came a source of friendship, laughter and love.  They decided to have an intimate backyard wedding for their family and closest friends.  Sharon’s daughters stood as her bridesmaids and Sam’s grandson was his best man.  It was a very relaxed event full of great food, plentiful drinks and abundant laughter.  Being with Sharon and Sam even for a short period of time means that you are treated like family!

 

Wedding Vendors:

Wedding Catering: Black Fig

Wedding Cake: The Cake Shop

Wedding Photography: Long’s Photography

Mary & Andrew

Mary & Andrew

Mary and Andrew had a travel themed wedding with a full mass at St. Peters Anglican Cathedral and and an evening of dancing at the Four Points Sheraton in downtown Tallahassee.  It was the perfect day for this jet setting couple who met swing dancing!   There focus was on their faith, their love and their family.  The day was full of laughter and joy and it was such a pleasure to photograph!

 

Vendors:

Wedding Ceremony: St. Peters Anglican Cathedral

Wedding Reception: Four Points Sheraton

Wedding Photography: Long’s Photography

Lynnsy and Daren

Lynnsy and Daren

Just as the very outer bands of Hurricane Michael started to come through, Lynnsy and Daren exchanged vows in front of the reflection pond at Maclay Gardens.  There was a steady breeze and just a few raindrops, but nothing distracted from the feeling of love and intimacy.  I would say the “theme” of their wedding was unmistakably family.  They only had family in attendance and the focus was always on their immediate family of three (soon to be four!)  I am so glad we got to be a part of this special day and create some of the last images of Maclay Gardens looking exactly this way!

Wedding Vendors:

Ceremony: Maclay Gardens

Reception: Shulas 347

Florist: Missy Gunnels Flowers

Cake: Artistic Confections

Wedding Planner: Sweet Tea Events

Transportation: Pro Limo Tallahassee

Wedding Photographer: Long’s Photography

Jenny and Sergio

Jenny and Sergio

“Rain” is definitely a four letter word when it comes to weddings.  No bride wants rain on their wedding day and I think the “10 day weather forecasts” only exist to make brides crazy worrying.  We tell brides that rain on their wedding day means good luck to make them feel better, but for Jenny and Sergio’s destination wedding in historic St. Augustine, the rain really works in their wedding photos!  (and I don’t just say that to make them feel better about the weather!)  The storm clouds and moody light really add to the weathered and time worn look of historic St. Augustine where they wed in a beautiful historic church.  So, for once, I can be happy about rain on a wedding day!

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