Category Archives: Life Long Studios Wedding Photographer

Neutral, Tropical Inspired Florida Destination Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

  Becca and Ryan’s destination Clearwater Beach wedding embodied beachy, casual vibes with a chic, neutral color palette and pop of dark green. “I had always dreamed of having the wedding outside, and January in Pennsylvania wasn’t going to allow that! Florida is somewhat of a second home to me. My grandparents, aunt, uncle, and…

Romantic Rooftop St. Pete Beach Elopement | Hotel Zamora

  Jenna and Christopher’s St. Pete Beach elopement truly captured their love for one another with an intimate rooftop wedding ceremony overlooking the beach. “We chose to have an elopement because we wanted the day to be solely about us and our commitment to each other,” the bride shared. MORE: ST. PETE BEACH WEDDING INSPIRATION…

Tropical Burgundy and Gold Tampa Wedding | ZooTampa at Lowry Park

  Casie and Ray’s outdoor modern-chic Tampa wedding took things to a whole new level with a gorgeous tropical ceremony and reception at ZooTampa. With fall in the air, the bride and groom chose a rich jewel-toned color palette of burgundy and gold and served pumpkin beer to toast their special love. “We really wanted…

Romantic Clearwater Beach Destination Wedding | Sandpearl Resort Grace and Tom

Grace and Tom’s romantic Clearwater Beach destination wedding featured an unplugged sunset ceremony followed by an elegant ballroom reception, with a laid-back feel. “We love the sunset, so we got married as the sun was going down. Every time we go to Florida, we watch the sunset; it is special to us,” the bride shared….

Emerald Green and Gold Old Hollywood Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Melanie and Josh’s downtown St. Pete wedding embodied old Hollywood with classic elegance and modern decor. With gorgeous florals and a color palette of emerald, gold, and black, the charming ambiance was romantic yet simplistic. “Our theme had hints of an old Hollywood vintage feel to it,” the bride shared. “I always knew that when the…

Romantic Rustic Blush Pink and Grey Spring Hill Wedding | The White Barn

Samantha and Chris’ rustic chic Spring Hill wedding took outdoor elegance to a new level with hanging wine glass chandeliers and whimsical S’mores party favors. “My wedding colors were blush, grey, and gold,” the bride shared. “The vision I was going for was definitely rustic chic. I had always wanted to get married outdoors, and…

Jewel Toned Travel Inspired Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

  Kailah and Greg’s Clearwater Beach wedding dazzled with vintage travel-inspired decor, earthy elements, and pops of jewel tones. “I have always loved the beach and knew I wanted to get married with the sand in my toes. I didn’t want to do a typical beach themed wedding so we incorporated elements of what we enjoy,” the…

Elegant Emerald Green Ballroom Wedding | Hilton Tampa Downtown

  Marian and Josh’s downtown Tampa wedding combined colorful Middle Eastern and Greek culture with sweet personal touches and a traditional entrance that brought guests to their feet. “Playing off some of my favorite fall colors, we chose a color palette of emerald green, white, and gold,” the bride shared. “I really wanted to showcase the…

Organic, Nature Inspired Green and White Wedding | Paradise Spring

  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. “We envisioned our day as timeless, but with a few modern twists on traditional wedding touch points. For us,…

Romantic Blue Industrial Tampa Heights Wedding | CAVU

  Chelsea and Sean’s industrial Tampa Heights wedding perfectly complemented their personalities with a gorgeous blend of rustic chic decor and elegant modern details. “We decided on a color palette of blue, white and silver and incorporated stunning mixed metals and earthy elements to pull together a romantic outdoor vibe,” the bride explained. “When it…

Tropical Destination Florida Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

  Alicia and John’s tropical Clearwater Beach wedding perfectly captured the bride’s childhood vision of a breathtaking oceanside wedding with fun, beach inspired party favors and a teal, coral, and purple color palette. “Clearwater Beach is so beautiful that we wanted to find a way to truly embrace it and highlight it in our wedding. Finding…

Unveiling The Don CeSar Hotel Ballroom Renovation | Marry Me Tampa Bay “Before 5” Networking

  Pretty in pink, historic in nature, and a true iconic treasure to the Tampa Bay area, located in St. Pete Beach, The Don Cesar Hotel has been a staple landmark for our area since the 1920s’. Featuring uninterrupted views of the Gulf of Mexico and luxury amenities, we jumped at the chance to host…

Modern, Bohemian Downtown St. Pete Styled Wedding | The Birchwood

With its gorgeous rooftop and elegant ballroom, The Birchwood has become an iconic Tampa Bay wedding venue. Located in the heart of downtown St. Pete, the boutique hotel features sweeping rooftop views of Tampa Bay and oversized chandeliers in its ballroom making it a top choice for engaged couples. Bringing together the hotel’s modern finishes…

Glamorous Gold Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Museum of Fine Arts

Ja’Shayla and Chris’ downtown St. Pete wedding elegantly tied together their personal style with handmade accents, superhero save-the-dates and a golden glam theme with a splash of color. “Our theme was an ode to my love of precious jewelry: diamonds, gold, silver, and pearls. I love bling and classy elegant things, so I tried to keep the…

Marry Me Tampa Bay | Isabel O’Neil Bridal Fashion Show 2018

Every October, Tampa Bay bridal shops flock to New York City for Bridal Fashion Week, and since that isn’t open to the public, we partnered with Isabel O’Neil Bridal to bring high-end couture fashion to Tampa. This year’s epic Marry Me Tampa Bay/Isabel O’Neil Bridal fashion show took place at the historic wedding venue, Le Meridien, located…

Navy, Pink and Gold Nautical Clearwater Beach Wedding | Yacht Starship

  Adrienne and Nathan’s destination Clearwater Beach wedding was the epitome of a nautical romantic setting for the bride and groom’s intimate nuptials. The Maine couple vacation in Florida every year and wanted their out-of-town guests to enjoy Tampa Bay as much as they do. “Nathan and I wanted something that would be fun for…

Sophisticated Ivory and Champagne Rooftop Wedding | Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

  Nicole and Eli’s Clearwater Beach wedding featured the refreshing ocean breeze and dazzling rooftop views of the famous Gulf beaches 16 stories high. “We live in Tampa and both grew up in Florida, and of course, love the beach and the water. We were determined to find a beach venue without a ceremony on…

Navy Blue and Silver Glam Meets Nautical Clearwater Beach Wedding | Yacht StarShip

  Natalya and Mike’s waterfront Clearwater Beach wedding featured a gorgeous navy blue, silver, and white color palette. Creating a glamorous spin on the traditional nautical theme, the bride and groom incorporated elegant touches of silver rhinestones combined with beautiful white draping to create a luxurious ambiance aboard their floating venue. MORE: YACHT STARSHIP WEDDINGS…

Modern White and Gold Organic Beachfront Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

This waterfront, whimsical Clearwater Beach wedding styled shoot included organic details and a modern design to showcase the newly renovated hotel ballroom. The wedding event team at the Hilton Clearwater Beach opted for a neutral palette of dusty grays with white, greenery and pops of metallic gold. “Our goal was to show that simple can…

New Wedding Trend: Floral Dresses | Gabro Events Services Floral Open House

  One of our favorite things about being connected to the wedding industry is seeing all of the fabulous trends and designs that hit the scene each season. We recently partnered with Tampa Bay wedding floral, event decor and entertainment company Gabro Event Services for our Marry Me Tampa Bay After 5 networking event. We…

Blue and White Waterfront St. Pete Wedding | Tampa Bay Watch

  Hilary and Patrick’s waterfront St. Pete wedding was inspired by their love for the ocean. The blue hues featured throughout their wedding day brought together the organic and ethereal design inspiration that they had always dreamed of. “We live in Ocala and chose to have the wedding in the Tampa area because our guests…

Vibrant Purple and Pink St. Pete Wedding Inspiration | Isla del Sol Yacht & Country Club

  Nestled on the crystal blue green waters of Boca Ciega Bay is a slice of paradise offering an island oasis with the luxuries of a private country club at Isla Del Sol Yacht and Country Club. Wanting to adventure away from the traditional color and design spectrum of navy, nautical and beach themes, St….

Romantic Champagne and Ivory South Tampa Waterfront Wedding | Westshore Yacht Club

  Jenna and Robert’s whimsical inspired waterfront South Tampa wedding featured a neutral and soft color palette. “I love the romantic colors of blush, champagne and ivory, which reflected my ivory lace dress with champagne underlay, the bridesmaids matte sequin champagne dresses, our table settings, and flowers,” Jenna shared. “The men dressed in navy suits…

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…

Rustic Tampa Bay Wedding Round Up

Elegant Antique Tampa Bay Rustic Wedding | The Lange Farm For Stephanie and Gary, food and entertainment topped their list of importance while planning their Dade City wedding day. “We’re a very silly couple and enjoy playing games and having a good time, so we wanted a wedding that was fun like us. We had…

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