This gorgeous wedding was photographed by my associate Jonathan and our 2nd shooter Courtney. Here's how Jonathan described the day...
The sky looked perfect as we pulled up to Tuscawilla Country Club. Courtney and I met up with Elba in her bridal suite (Shout out to Tiffany Danielle for providing the lovely hair and makeup!) We chatted about her big day and she expressed her excitement. Shortly after we headed down to meet with the groom, Javi, who was equally as excited. Their love for each other was obvious and I was honored to be the one to capture their day.
While the bridal party continued to get ready, I took the opportunity to take some detail shots of Elba’s wedding dress and the accessories that went along with it. Courtney went to photograph the groom and his closest friends and family. Once Elba put on her dress provided by The Bridal Gallery Orlando, she instantly lit up the room and the reality of the day began to set in. After Elba and Javi were ready, they wanted to capture that perfect moment of when they saw each other for the first time before tying the knot. A terrace right outside the reception area was the perfect spot for that moment to happen.
The ceremony took place in a secluded outside area near the golf course with a stunning view of the sunset behind them. Flowers by Oviedo Florist provided some finishing touches to the already beautiful location. The bride and groom exchanged their wedding vows and there was not a dry eye as far as I could tell.
During the cocktail hour the guests had the opportunity to get some hors d’oeuvres and some fun shots in the photo booth. We took family photos near the ceremony area which led into the start of the reception.
The reception was a great time! Thanks to Party Starters for providing the tunes and to Tuscawilla Country Club for the catering. The couple shared their first dance and both the bride and groom shared a dance with their parents. Party Starters had everyone go out to the dance floor which was the perfect opportunity for me to take a group photo from above. That was when the dancing began and the party really got started. The 3 tier Publix Bakery cake was absolutely delicious and was followed by the bouquet and garter toss.
The rest of the evening was filled with lots of laughter, dancing and joy. Elba and Javi’s love for one another was very apparent and I’m very happy for them to begin the rest of their lives as husband and wife.