Category Archives: Engagement

Glamorous Downtown Tampa Engagement Session

  If there’s one thing we love about Tampa Bay engagement sessions, it’s a couple with a sense of style. Amanda and Gus’ downtown Tampa engagement shoot featured a glamorous sequined gown with the iconic waterfront Riverwalk as the backdrop. “We wanted to give people a glimpse of what to expect at our wedding. We…

Tampa Bay Engagement Round Up

Tampa Bay Engagement Wedding Inspiration Gasparilla Inspired Engagement Session It’s that time of year when pirates invade downtown Tampa and beads fly through the air on Bayshore Boulevard. As pirate ships start to line up near the Convention Center, it’s only fitting that we celebrate this annual Tampa tradition with Katherine and Jack’s Gasparilla inspired engagement shoot….

UPS Engagement Session | Fun, Unique Engagement Shoot Ideas

UPS Engagment Shoot | Unique Engagement Session Ideas Tampa Bay engagement sessions should reflect your personality, and Liz and EG’s shoot featured a playful side of the couple at the groom’s profession. “The theme of our engagement shoot can be described as ‘us.’ We were able to incorporate EG’s career and mix it in with our fun and…

Tampa Bay Engagement Wedding Round Up

Tampa Bay Engagement Wedding Inspiration Lakeland Airport Engagement Session Christin and Aaron’s Lakeland engagement session highlighted two important aspects of their life, their passion for traveling and love for one another. “We chose two different locations for our engagement shoot. We knew we wanted an aviation theme at our wedding since Aaron is a pilot, and we’ve…

Downtown Tampa and St. Pete Engagement Session Round Up

Tampa Bay Engagement Session Locations Downtown Tampa Engagement Session | Marc Edwards Photographs When Christine and Nick planned their downtown Tampa engagement session, the pair knew that they wanted to incorporate the scenery of their new home, Tampa. “We have lived in the South Tampa area for about six months and plan to be here for a…

Tampa Bay Lightning Themed Engagement Session at Amalie Arena

Unique Tampa Engagement Session | Tampa Bay Lighting Shoot at Amalie Arena We’re sending the Tampa Bay Lightning good vibes for tonight’s playoff game with superfan’s Alyssa and Aaron engagement session at Amalie Arena. Although the Tampa Bay couple can’t agree on the same college football team, (he’s an Alabama fan, while she likes Tennessee), they do…

Tampa Bay Engagement Session Round Up

Tampa Bay Engagement Session Locations Vintage Travel Themed St. Pete Engagement Session | Marc Edwards Photographs Sharyn and Hassan originally met through a mutual friend eights years ago in Clearwater. While discussing their St. Pete engagement session, the Tampa Bay couple knew that they wanted to incorporate their love of travel. “We both love the experiences traveling brings…

Vintage, Old Hollywood Airport Engagement Session

Unique Tampa Bay Engagement Session | Airport Engagement Shoot Marissa and Mike met at the airport, bonded during a 17-hour flight and work trip to Dubai and spent the next five weeks building the framework of their relationship. “We had a long layover, and after a couple cocktails and a dare from one of my friends, I walked up to the…

Expert Advice: How to Plan the Perfect Engagement

Expert Wedding Planning Advice: How to Plan the Perfect Engagement Proposal In all of our real Tampa Bay wedding features, we always share the couples’ proposal stories. It’s the first memory of the rest of their lives together. Some proposals are elaborate, full-day affairs, while others happen in the privacy of the couples’ homes. There…

Tampa Bay Engagements Round Up

Tampa Bay Florida Themed Engagement Session Southern, Old Florida Themed Engagement | Jillian Joseph Photography Kristen and John’s “old Florida” engagement shoot mixed iconic Florida icons with southern elegance. “Many of our pictures represent our lighthearted nature, usually me laughing at John saying something funny!” the bride shared. “We also both really enjoy being outside and…

Haunted Mansion, Halloween Addams Family Inspired Engagement Party

Halloween Addams Family Inspired Engagement Party | Tampa Wedding Photographer Marc Edwards Photographs This gorgeous, Halloween inspired Tampa Bay engagement party, the brainchild of event and fine stationery designer Loralee Lewis, is the perfect, spooky event to end the month of October. The out of the ordinary and too pretty to be scary, haunted mansion themed engagement…

Vintage Airport Engagement Shoot | Plant City Municipal Airport

Plant City Vintage Airport Engagement Shoot | Tampa Bay Airport Engagement Session When your fiancee flies airplanes, we think it’s is a must to to incorporate your planes into your engagement shoot. Dominic and Crystal’s Plant City Municipal Airport engagement photos were not only swoon-worthy, but also reminiscent to the bride-to-be. “Dominic is in the process of getting his…

Surprise Wedding Proposal Round Up: September 4, 2015

Surprise Wedding Proposals in Tampa Bay One of the newest trends we’ve noticed at Marry Me Tampa Bay is elaborate, surprise wedding proposals. In fact, it’s become so popular that we were recently interviewed by Bay News 9 on the topic. Surprise Wedding Proposal at Tampa Theatre | Rad Red Creative Frankie planned every detail when proposing to girlfriend…

Tampa Bay Wedding Round Up: July 17, 2015

Real Weddings and Engagements from Throughout Tampa Bay Hyde Park/Davis Islands Engagement Session | Kera Photography Krista and David enjoy the outdoors and adventures together, so they chose the scenic backgrounds of Hyde Park and Davis Islands for their Tampa engagement session with Kera Photography. The Hyde Park couple began their day with a playful bike ride…

Tampa Bay Wedding Round Up: July 3, 2015

Wedding and Engagements from throughout Tampa Bay   Pop-Up Trunk Show with Eddy K Bridal through July 11, 2015| Isabel O’Neil Bridal South Tampa bridal salon Isabel O’Neil Bridal is introducing a new designer to their collection with a Pop-Up Trunk Show with Eddy K Bridal. Wedding gowns start at $1,800 and feature beautifully detailed wedding dresses with…

Surprise Modern Tampa Engagement – LGBT Wedding

Surprise Modern Tampa Engagement – LGBT Wedding  We’re starting to see a trend shifting to surprise engagements…and loving it! Ryan, the brain behind Never Have I Ever Tampa (we’ve got to support our local Tampa Bay blogs!) planned an elaborate surprise LGBT wedding proposal for his partner of eight years, Nicholas. With same-sex marriage now legal…

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Engagement Session at Raymond James Stadium

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Engagement Session at Raymond James Stadium For a Tampa Bay Buccaneers season ticket holder, it’s a no brainer where to hold your engagement session: Raymond James Stadium. Carly and Rich rented Raymond James Stadium through the Tampa Sports Authority for their football themed engagement shoot. The bride, who also works in the wedding industry,…

Expert Advice: Top 10 “Must Do’s” After Your Engagement

Wedding Planning Advice from Marry Me Tampa Bay When the love of your life finally pops the question, you’re filled with so much happiness and joy, and then reality hits and you realize: I have to plan a wedding and have no idea where to start! Before you immediately jump onto Pinterest to start planning your…

Surprise Downtown Tampa Wedding Proposal

Surprise Downtown Tampa, FL Wedding Proposal Coming off Valentine’s Day weekend, I thought it only appropriate to publish a surprise Tampa wedding engagement. Getting engaged is such a special moment in your life, yet we rarely have pictures of it. However, this Tampa groom-to-be didn’t just ask a passerby to take a few snapshots of his proposal at…

Vintage Airplane Engagement Session | St. Pete Engagement

Vintage Airplane Engagement Session – St. Pete Wedding Photographer Marc Edwards Photographs Your wedding engagement session gives you the opportunity to showcase you and your fiancee’s personalities. Luckily for us, this Tampa Bay couple’s passion for flying led to this stunning vintage airplane shoot in St. Petersburg, FL. St. Pete wedding photographer Marc, of Marc Edwards…

Modern, Surprise Wedding Proposal in Downtown Tampa – The Vault

Modern, Surprise Wedding Proposal in Downtown Tampa – The Vault Imagine receiving a gorgeous white dress and invitation to meet the love of your life, that’s the inspiration behind this surprise proposal in downtown Tampa. “I thought this may be an amazing way to be proposed to,” Tampa wedding planner Jennifer Rilley of Oh Hello Events shared….

Tampa Airport Travel Themed Engagement Session

Tampa Airport Travel Themed Engagement Shoot – Tampa Wedding Photographer Marc Edwards Photographs Jilia and Gregory’s Love Story:We met in Tallahassee through a mutual friend who I had studied abroad with. I needed a place to live my senior year of college, and she arranged for me to move into a four bedroom house with…

Oxford Exchange Engagement Session – Hyde Park

Oxford Exchange Engagement Session, Hyde Park/South Tampa, FL Kristina & Clyde’s Love Story:Clyde and I met through mutual sorority sisters and fraternity brothers at The University of Florida. During a summer semester in college, we had the opportunity to study abroad together in Florence, Italy, and it is there that Clyde first told me he…

80’s Engagement Photos – Are You Brave Enough?

80’s Engagement Photos Nowadays brides want their wedding day to be a reflection of themselves, incorporating hobbies, interests and love tokens of themselves and their husbands. This personalization is creeping into engagement shoots too. I’m guilty of this trend, shooting Mad Men themed engagement photos of myself and my husband. However, I must say I’m…

Lowry Park Zoo Engagement Session

Lowry Park Zoo Wedding Engagement Session – by Tampa Wedding Photographer Contemporary Captures Andrea waited (and prayed) for the perfect man to come into her life. “I added my non-negotiable characteristics to the prayer list: height — taller than me and that meant over 6 feet, a Christian man who loved God with all of his…

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