destination wedding

Gasparilla Inn, Boca Grande Wedding | Jen & Laurence | Destination Wedding Photographer

Gasparilla Inn in Boca Grande is one of our favorite intimate wedding venues! It's a great spot for destination weddings- the grounds are beautiful and ideal for outdoor events. Jen & Laurence selected the venue for their entire wedding weekend (if you missed their welcome dinner, check it out here).  The entire affair was elegant, understated and beautiful! So happy for their family!

Venue - Gasparilla Inn & Club , Boca Grande | Paper goods - DM Paper Designs | Planning & Floral - Elleson Events | Linens - LaTavola Fine Linens | Hair - Number 9 Salon, St Pete, FL | Makeup - Lasting Luxe | Entertainment - DJ Dayve / Vanderbilt Strings | Video - DSW Films

South Seas Island Resort Elopement | Lindsay & Tomasz | Captiva Island Wedding Photography

Lindsay + Tomasz's sunrise wedding was what elopement dreams are made of! Seriously, if you're going to run into the sunrise (or sunset) hand and hand, South Seas Island Resort's beach is the place to do it!  With just their parents, and us,  to witness their union, these two beautiful souls said I do with the soft sound of crashing waves and promises of forever love! 

Lindsay's dress was understated and gorgeous. We love how perfectly it paired her super uniquet airplant bouquet!

The morning was laid back, casual and oh so romantic! After vows, a single table with mimosas and all the best breakfast fixins' was set-up. With sand in their toes, they toasted to the special occasion. Don't you just love the waffle cake?! Yum!

Style Me Pretty published this wedding too (yay)! Check it out here. 

Venue: South Seas Island Resort , Floral/Design: Elleson Events

Asheville Wedding Inspiration | Film Wedding | North Carolina Wedding Photographer

If you are considering a destination wedding (and you adore mountain air and sprawling views), we're pretty sure Asheville should be on your list! We love shooting in North Carolina, and Asheville has a special place in our hearts. It's a wonderful location for a wedding and one we're always down to travel to. For this shoot, a private estate near Lake Lure provided the perfect backdrop. The entire vibe for the shoot was mountainside romance. It had a touch of boho, a little bit of modern, but at the core, still timelessly beautiful. Which y'all know is our JAM! 

The greenery bouquet was ridic (in a good way) and the place setting had a beautiful, clean/crisp feeling. The dark blue kozo paper used as place cards provided a beautiful contrast with the neutral tablescape.  And the charger plate had a really cool shape- which worked great with the softer element like the candles & fabric.

The portraits taken in the lake are some of our favorites. We love when a couple can kick-off their shoes and immerse themselves in nature. 

We were so thrilled to have this beautiful shoot featured on Wedding Chicks!!

Wedding Planner + Decor: Carrie Darling Events | Dress: RenzRags (via Etsy) | Candlesticks: Accent Decor | Table Runner: Honeysilks & Co | Florals: Blossoms by Biltmore Park | Cake: Short Street Bakery | Farmtables + Napkins: Classic Event Rentals | Hair & Makeup:  Salon Zhenya