Photography Advice | Pro Tips to Take Amazing Honeymoon Photos

Beautiful European inspired architecture in Old Quebec, Canada during my travel photography adventures

Photography Advice | Pro Tips to Take Amazing Honeymoon Photos One of the most memorable vacations you will probably ever take will be your honeymoon. I’ve taken many amazing trips with my hubby and daughter over the years, but nothing is ever really like the first trip you take together being officially married! Of course I would love to come along and be a third wheel to capture some amazing …

Wedding Advice | Transforming Your Venue with Lighting

Dark purple, pink and blush themed ballerina wedding at the Castle Hotel captured by top Orlando wedding photographer

Guest Blog: Orlando Wedding Advice | Transforming your Venue with Lighting This week’s blog post is brought to you by my crazy awesome friends over at FyerFly Productions (probably more crazy than awesome– but seriously, they rock!) They are one of the top wedding DJ companies in Orlando, but another one of their lesser known specialties is lighting! As a wedding photographer & videographer, I have absolutely seen first hand how …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 Advice | 4 Reasons Hiring a Wedding Videographer is a Must

Flower petal exit from Disney's wedding pavilion by Orlando photographer

Guest Post: 4 Reasons Hiring a Wedding Videographer is a Must! A wedding photographer and videographer?! That must be overkill; One is definitely enough; Think about the budget! It may seem like overkill beforehand, but hiring a wedding videographer is an absolute must. From the morning of, and the behind the scenes, to the ceremony, to the toasts, and to the dancing. Having a videographer on your wedding day will …

Wedding Photography Advice | 4 Timeline Tips for a Stress-Free Day

Orlando wedding photographer and videographer captures details from Veranda at Thornton Park wedding downtown

“I want to be stressed out on my wedding day!” Said NO ONE. Ever. If there is one thing I hear all the time from brides it’s about how they want their day to be stress-free so they can just sit back and enjoy every moment! Of course there are many different factors that contribute to a carefree wedding day, but one of the biggest stressors I’ve seen from experience is …