Wedding Planner Cake Off | Cut the Cake, Kissimmee

Under the sea Mermaid themed baby shower photography at Paradise Cove by top Orlando event and family photographer

Orlando Wedding Planners “Cake Off” As a part of the Orlando wedding industry it’s always fun to collaborate with my vendor friends, lovingly referred to as ‘friendors’, on projects that help build the community! When the awesome ladies from Cut the Cake announced they would be hosting a wedding planner “Cake Off” I knew I wanted to get in on the action. I had been meaning to visit their new bakery in Old …

Wedding Advice | 5 Tips for Flowers that Fit Your Budget

Top Orlando wedding photographer captures rustic chic DIY wedding at the Holy Trinity Reception Center including traditional Vietnamese tea ceremony

Guest Blog: Wedding Advice| 5 Tips for Flowers that Fit Your Budget This week I caught up with Jolie Colon, wedding planner and floral designer with I Do Events & Party Rentals in Orlando, to get some helpful tips on how to save without sacrificing when it comes to your wedding flowers. Here are her top 5 tips to save a little green in the greenery department! #1 Use Affordable …

Proposal Photography | Glen Haven Memorial Park, Winter Park

Couples portraits after their surprise proposal by top Orlando engagement photographer

Rachel & Courtney | Orlando Proposal Photographer When Courtney contacted me about capturing his surprise proposal I just knew it was going to be super emotional and heart warming! When he first mentioned wanting to propose at Glen Haven Memorial Park I was a little confused– I’ve shot pretty much every park there is in and around Orlando and I had never heard of Glen Haven. Once we chatted a little more Courtney explained …

Wedding Videography Advice | 3 Tips for the Best Video

Scenic view of the atrium at the Gaylord Palms for Orlando wedding

Orlando Wedding Photographer & Videographer | 3 Tips for the Best Wedding Video (Hint: It’s All About the Sound!) When I first started Captured by Elle Photography at the end of 2013, we only offered wedding photography and we had the opportunity partner with lots of different Orlando videographers in the process. Over time we realized how closely intertwined photography and videography are and how beneficial it would be to our couples to …

Engagement Photography | Historic Winter Garden

Orlando Engagement Photographer | Venus & Michael These two adorable sweethearts will be tying the knot this Fall (and I can’t wait)! If they look a little familiar it’s probably because you saw them as my models for a black swan themed wedding inspiration shoot that I captured earlier this year! [You can also check out the feature on Aisle Perfect‘s wedding blog] Venus is actually a real-life ballerina and had just …

Wedding Advice | 5 Tips to Set Up Your Wedding Registry

Close up of the engagement ring in beautiful pink flowers during this engagement photography session in Winter Garden with Orlando photographer

Guest Post: Wedding Advice | 5 Tips To Set Up Your Wedding Registry So you’ve said “yes,” showed off your engagement ring, and now I’m sure you’re scrolling through your various wedding inspired Pinterest boards that’ll help your dream day become a reality. Aside from choosing color schemes, creating your invite list, researching your wedding vendors, and of course saying yes to the perfect dress– you’ve got to create your …

Engagement Photography | Kraft Azalea Gardens, Winter Park

Couple walking through tree lined path at Kraft Azalea gardens for their engagement session with Orlando wedding photographer and videographer

Orlando Engagement Photographer | Becky & Kyle These super adorable love birds will be saying “I do” later this year in the Fall. They’re planning a romantic ceremony at Leu Gardens in Orlando followed by their reception at the Winter Park Farmers Market— two of my favorite wedding venues! When I met Becky & Kyle in the Spring to chat more about their wedding day we instantly hit it off since they have …

Wedding Advice | 10 Ways to Commemorate Lost Loved Ones on Your Day

Bouquet charm to honor a friend that has passed for Orlando wedding

Your wedding day should undoubtedly be one of the most joyous days of your life, however for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one before their wedding day it can be bittersweet. It can be challenging because you don’t want a cloud of sadness looming over one of the happiest days of your life, but you also don’t want to go without honoring the memory of those that you really wish could …

Orlando Wedding Advice | 15 Fun Date Night Ideas to De-Stress

Walking through Bok Tower botanical gardens during their engagement photography shoot with Orlando photographer

Wedding planning can be lots of fun especially in the beginning, but after months and months of pouring over every detail things can start to get pretty stressful! I’m a firm believer that beyond just the wedding planning, it’s even more important to plan for a successful marriage. That’s why I recommend taking time away from the wedding planning process to continue building your relationship… and date nights are the …

Wedding Photography | Castle Hotel, Orlando

Orlando wedding photographer captures stunning ballerina black swan themed wedding at the Castle Hotel in Orlando

Black Swan Inspiration Shoot | Orlando Wedding Photographer Anyone that knows me knows that I like things that are just a little out of the box! I can certainly appreciate tradition don’t get me wrong, but for me doing something out of the norm and injecting a little fun and personality always wins in my book. So when April, from The DTales wedding planning and Lee, the mastermind floral designer behind …