Category Archives: Grind and Press Photography

Boho Chic Downtown St. Pete Brunch Wedding | Red Mesa Events

Kaleigh and Greg’s intimate downtown St. Pete wedding boasted boho elements and rich colors for their December celebration. Their jewel-toned color palette of forest green and burgundy reflected the colors of the season without feeling too Christmas-like, while the natural foliage, pops of gold, and geometric ceremony backdrop created a bohemian flair for their 85...

“Best of” 2019: Wedding Portraits

Organic, Nature Inspired Green and White Wedding Katie and Alex’s nature-inspired Tampa Bay wedding combined their love for the outdoors with an organically chic vibe. From the signature cocktails to the outdoor tented reception, this sweet celebration was overflowing with beauty and elegance. When selecting a wedding photographer to capture their big day the couple wanted someone...

15 Mouthwatering Wedding Menu Ideas

  One of the most memorable parts of a wedding? Hands down: the food. Your guests will walk away from your wedding reception either wowed by your menu selections or discussing them as they stop through their local drive-thru for a late-night snack. With so many great options for Tampa Bay wedding caterers in the...

Romantic, Winter Wonderland Silver and Blue Wedding | The Hip Room Dance Studio

  Keriann and Jeremy’s whimsical downtown Tampa wedding was a vision of winter bliss with rustic Manzanita centerpieces, twinkling lights and plenty of sparkles. “Once we had the winter wonderland theme in mind, I took to Pinterest to help with color inspiration and details,” the bride shared. “Envisioning cool tones, lots of sparkles and a...

Tropical Inspired Tampa Bay Bachelorette Pool Party | WTR at The Godfrey Hotel

  Inspired by tropical islands and vibrant colors, this Instagram-worthy Tampa Bay bachelorette party styled shoot featured whimsical pool floaties, poolside cabanas, and the cutest bridesmaids accessories. “I wanted to incorporate the tropical islands and all of the beautiful colors, so I went for an ‘island in the sun’ theme,” Erica, The 7th Floor Plan wedding planner...

Pineapple Inspired Tropical Clearwater Beach Wedding | Opal Sands Resort

Shannon and Justin’s bright and beautiful Clearwater Beach wedding brought together friends and family from across the country for a fun-filled Florida celebration. With fruity, fun pineapple cocktails and a weekend packed with activity and laughter, this special day shined bright. “We live in Toronto, Canada, and we chose St.Pete/Clearwater because I have been visiting...

Vintage Americana Red, White and Blue St. Pete Wedding

  Bonnie and Marcus’ St. Pete wedding embodied an elegant “Vintage Americana” theme paying homage to a patriotic color palette. “I always loved the red, white, and blue colors, but I didn’t want it to end up looking like a July 4th cookout. The darker colors and vintage, natural elements that we brought in allowed...

Green and White Tropical Waterfront Dunedin Wedding | Beso del Sol Resort

  Dana and Michael’s waterfront Dunedin wedding featured an intimate pier ceremony at Beso del Sol Resort with the guests surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico. MORE: BESO DEL SOL RESORT WEDDINGS The draped bamboo altar and bamboo chairs added to the relaxed Florida atmosphere. While the bride’s lace, illusion back dress and groom’s navy...

Modern Multi-Cultural Indian Wedding | Safety Harbor Resort & Spa and The Rialto

  Varuni and Matthew’s culturally inspired Tampa Bay wedding featured a traditional Hindu wedding ceremony followed by a modern black and white reception. “We are both into mid-century modern vibes with a touch of industrial and glam. I wanted the design of both events to feel super modern yet romantic,” Varuni explained. “For the Hindu...

Elegant Coastal Waterfront Dunedin Wedding Styled Shoot | Beso del Sol

Nestled against the enchanting waterways near Caladesi Island lies a hidden waterfront wedding venue gem Beso Del Sol Resort. The open water views, natural wooden elements and eye-dazzling chandeliers of the Dunedin wedding venue provided a beautiful canvas for this styled wedding shoot. To style the bride, Tampa Bay bridal shop Nikki’s Glitz and Glam provided...

Best of 2017: Wedding Portraits

BLUSH PINK AND GOLD DESTINATION ST. PETE BEACH WEDDING “Kelli and Jordan didn’t do a first look on their wedding day so the excitement and nerves were really built up before the ceremony. You could tell that this day meant so much not only for them, but their family. Kelli and Jordan decided to have...

Waterfront Tampa Bay Wedding Round Up

St. Petersburg Waterfront Wedding | Tampa Bay Watch Jane and Daniel’s waterfront St. Petersburg wedding featured an elegant but casual theme, with an emphasis on the natural color palette of the beautiful scenery of Tampa Bay. “We wanted our guests to be able to enjoy the sunset and the evening outside in a casual setting,...

Blush Pink and Gold Waterfront Sarasota Wedding | Powel Crosley Estate

Waterfront Sarasota Wedding | Powel Crosley Estate Wedding Amy and Stephen’s romantic waterfront Sarasota wedding featured a soft, elegant and sophisticated motif of blush pink, rose gold and cream. “The venue was so beautiful already that I didn’t feel the need to over decorate and kept it simple. I wanted it to have an elegant,...

6 Memorable Mother/ Daughter Wedding Day Moments

6 Memorable Mother/ Daughter Wedding Day Moments | Tampa Bay Wedding Photography Surrounding every bride on her Tampa Bay wedding day is someone who has played an important role in her life. This week we are honoring all of the mothers who have been by your side as you’ve planned your journey as a soon-to-be-wife. To celebrate one...

Nautical Chic Tampa Styled Shoot Wedding | The Godfrey Hotel

Overlooking the beautiful water of Tampa Bay sits a hidden gem of an outdoor Tampa Bay wedding venue filled with lush tropical grounds. The newly renovated Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa served as the perfect location for this nautical chic wedding styled shoot. The waterfront Tampa wedding venue features a private dock, pool deck, floor-to-ceiling windows, elegant...

Blue and Gold Treasure Island Beach Wedding | Sunset Beach House

Treasure Island Beach Wedding | Sunset Beach House Wedding Katelyn and Michael’s Treasure Island beach wedding featured an elegant waterfront ceremony with soft tones of blue and gold to complement their ocean inspired theme. The Bradenton couple kept their guests in mind when selecting a wedding location that could serve as a beach vacation, and include their adorable...

Marry Me Tampa Bay Wedding Week Recap: Clearwater Beach Venue Crawl Bridal Show

Clearwater Beach Wedding Venues We chose Clearwater Beach for this year’s second annual Tampa Bay Wedding Week venue crawl. Clearwater Beach was named #1 beach by Trip Advisor and has a variety of sightseeing, restaurants and gorgeous oceanfront venues within a short walk. We partnered with hotel wedding venues the newly opened Wyndham Grand, Hyatt Regency...

Pink, Ivory and Gold Waterfront St. Petersburg Wedding | Tampa Bay Watch

Waterfront St. Petersburg Wedding | Tampa Bay Watch Wedding Amanda and Christopher focused on keeping their waterfront St. Petersburg wedding intimate, without uninvited observers.   “Privacy was important. I wanted a beach wedding, and it took me along time for me to accept that I wasn’t going to be able to have a private wedding on the beach,”...

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