Category Archives: Limelight Photography

Luxurious Blush and Purple St. Pete Beach Ballroom Wedding | The Don CeSar

Joanne and Kyle’s St. Pete Beach wedding was a fairytale come to life at Florida’s iconic “pink palace.” The luxurious wedding began with a traditional Catholic mass with a Rolls Royce to transport the bride and groom to their ballroom reception overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. “I would describe our theme as royal vintage with...

Expert Advice: Do You Need a Second Photographer for Your Wedding?

In our Wed-to-Be Facebook group, we had a bride ask: Okay ladies, opinions please!!!! Do you think you need a second photographer? Wedding should be an absolute max of 120 trying to stay closer to 100 guests Of course, each person had their own opinion, but we thought it’s best to ask our photographer experts:...

Timeless White and Blush Ballroom Wedding | Hilton Tampa Downtown

Lizzy and Tanner’s classic downtown Tampa wedding focused on the meaning of their marriage first and foremost, with traditional details that made for a beautiful and timeless style. “We wanted our marriage and our love for each other to be the focus of the day. To complement that, we wanted the design of the wedding...

Blue and Yellow Clearwater Beach Destination Wedding | Duval Ballroom Center

Ifie and Obie’s destination Clearwater Beach wedding featured a travel-themed, beachy ambiance for the jet-setting bride and groom. Choosing the Sunshine State for their destination wedding, the Washington D.C. couple invited 110 guests for an unforgettable weekend. “Travel has always been a central theme in our relationship as a long-distance couple from the very beginning,...

Elegant Rooftop St. Pete Beach Wedding | The Don CeSar

  Carolynn and KJ’s elegant St. Pete Beach wedding was a dream come true for the bride who had imagined getting married at The Don CeSar ever since she was a little girl. “Being from Tampa, I will always remember driving over the bridge to St. Pete Beach and seeing the stunning Pink Palace! It...

Gold and Pink Indian Fusion Wedding | Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Sarika and Shivan’s vibrant Clearwater Beach wedding perfectly blended their cultural backgrounds resulting in a glamorous oceanside celebration, and the destination wedding couple looked to Marry Me Tampa Bay for guidance in finding specific vendors that were in their budget. “For our theme, we really wanted both our Indian and Sri Lankan cultures to shine...

Vintage Black and Gold Great Gatsby Inspired Wedding | Italian Club

  Brittney and Christopher’s vintage Ybor City wedding was a vision of old Hollywood glam that featured a live band, antique Bentley and plenty of glitz and glam. With a black, gold and red color palette, the bride and groom perfectly executed their 1920’s inspired celebration. “We wanted a Great Gatsby meets old Hollywood vibe. I love the Great...

Boho Chic Navy and Rose Gold Waterfront Wedding | Yacht StarShip

  Ashleigh and Jimmy’s waterfront Clearwater Beach wedding came together perfectly to showcase the couple’s colorful heritage and love for family. With a palette of navy, white, and rose gold, the celebration featured sweet moments and beautiful traditions. “Our theme was a mix of boho chic meets world traveler. Our families are from all over the...

Elegant Navy Blue Waterfront Wedding | The Westin Tampa Bay

  Amanda and Kelly’s waterfront Tampa wedding was the epitome of elegant romance with modern decor, gorgeous floral and glowing candlelight. The bride and groom chose a color palette of navy blue, gold, and blush to incorporate their simple, yet eye-catching taste. “Our theme was was elegant and romantic. We just wanted flowers and candlelight,” the bride...

Black, White and Gold Vintage Downtown Tampa Wedding | Le Meridien

  Kristin and Daniel’s glamorous downtown Tampa wedding reflected their vision perfectly with a vintage, historical celebration that impressed their friends and family. The bride and groom chose a timeless color palette to set the mood for their classy, upscale soiree. “We wanted an upscale event and classic,” the bride shared. “We picked black, white and...

RECAP: Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Wedding Experience

  It’s not every day that Tampa Bay wedding professionals get to experience a wedding as a guest; normally they joke that they’ve only been to a hotel “through the service entrance.” So that the area’s best wedding planners knew how amazing the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach is, the luxury hotel wedding venue hosted a VIP Wedding...

Romantic Blush Pink, Blue, and Gold Destination Wedding | Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

  Gina and Danny’s destination Clearwater Beach wedding featured a romantic, laid-back beach atmosphere for their rooftop ceremony and ballroom reception. “It made the most sense to focus on the beach because that’s our favorite place to be, and we wanted our guests to relax and feel like they were on vacation,” the bride shared....

Alice in Wonderland Themed Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Dali Museum

  Keri and Matthew’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured an Alice in Wonderland inspired theme that was one for the story books. The Lutz couple planned every detail to express their personalities throughout their wedding day. “I chose pink peonies for my tables and blush peonies for my bouquet. My dress was a champagne color,...

Modern, Soft Pink and White South Tampa Wedding | Oxford Exchange

  Mary and Robert’s South Tampa wedding featured a modern, romantic and whimsical theme to complement their soft pink, white and navy color palette. “We got married in February, close to Valentine’s Day, and I did not want any red. However, I wanted it to feel romantic, so my bridesmaids’ dresses were a rose water pink...

Elegant Blush Pink and White Florida Destination Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

  Jaclyn and Jacob’s destination Clearwater Beach wedding featured blush, natural green and slate blue color palette. The Texas bride and groom focused on their venue, catering and music to make their Florida wedding unforgettable. “We both have always dreamed of a beach wedding and Jacob often fishes/vacations in Siesta Key, so we knew Florida...

Elegant Gold and Ivory Waterfront Tampa Wedding | Westin Tampa Bay

  Victoria and Aaron’s modern and elegant waterfront Tampa wedding featured an opulent color palette of ivory and gold that complemented their luxurious wedding venue. The Tampa couple selected hotel wedding venue The Westin Tampa Bay, placing an importance on keeping their wedding local and near the water. With a waterfront ceremony site, beautiful ballroom...

Winter White and Silver Black Tie Ballroom Wedding | The Don CeSar

  A formal wedding comes to life filled with elegance and glamour at Mykal and Taylor’s St. Pete Beach wedding at the historic Don CeSar Hotel. “We love getting all dressed up, so we chose an evening black tie event in the winter. The holidays are always our favorite time of year,” the bride gushed. “I...

Romantic Modern Pink and White Wedding | Countryside Country Club

  Vibrant pops of color against an abundance of greenery highlight the gorgeous scenery encompassing Clearwater wedding venue Countryside Country Club. Inspired by simplicity and modern decor, Tampa Bay wedding planner Petra Dvorak of Special Moments Event Planning highlighted the venue’s outdoor ceremony space and the architectural details of the ballroom. “I love simplicity, clean and modern...

Glamorous Gold, Champagne and Blush Clearwater Wedding | Countryside Country Club

Clearwater Wedding | Countryside Country Club Wedding  Kelly and Jeff’s glamorous Clearwater wedding featured timeless decor and a glistening color palette of gold, champagne and blush. “I wanted to create a theme of timeless elegance with luxurious flowers, gorgeous ceiling draping and table linens, warm lighting and a whole lot of gold and bling,” the bride...

Elegant Gold and Navy Downtown St. Pete Ballroom Wedding | Vinoy Renaissance

Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Vinoy Renaissance Wedding Melanie and David’s downtown St. Pete wedding focused on creating an intimate experience for their ‘Chapter Two’ in life with a color palette of navy, gold, ivory and pale pink. “Our theme was centered around a second chance at love and combining two families into one. I...

Nautical Blue and Peach Hotel Wedding | Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Nautical Clearwater Beach Wedding | Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Wedding Caroline and Jimmy’s nautical Clearwater Beach wedding featured a light and airy color palette of various shades of blue and peach, along with personalized decor that represented the couple’s personalities. “We chose a nautical theme because Jimmy is in the Navy and my maiden name...

Glamorous Champagne and Burgundy St. Pete Beach Wedding | The Don CeSar

Glamorous St. Pete Beach Wedding | The Don CeSar Wedding Chaya and Michael’s glamorous St. Pete Beach wedding featured a romantic color palette of champagne, blush and burgundy, with a romantic theme at a timeless St. Pete Beach wedding venue. “I wanted a theme that would match the beauty and old world charm of our...

Glamorous Nautical Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood Wedding Carrie and Jason’s downtown waterfront St. Pete wedding featured a glamorous, nautical theme with a sophisticated color palette of navy, ivory and gold. “We love St. Petersburg and the waterfront, so we wanted everything to be downtown with gorgeous views of the water and city,” the bride explained. “We...

Romantic Blush Pink, Gold & Ivory St. Pete Beach Wedding | The Don CeSar

Classic St. Pete Beach Wedding | The Don CeSar Wedding Deviney and Brett’s romantic St. Pete Beach wedding featured a classic color palette of blush, gold and ivory to complement the beauty of their iconic St. Pete Beach wedding venue The Don CeSar. “We wanted a wedding with the beach incorporated somehow and a place we...

Pink & Green Lilly Pulitzer Inspired Sarasota Wedding | Longboat Key Club

Lilly Pulitzer Inspired Sarasota Wedding | Longboat Key Club Wedding Stephanie and Matthew’s Sarasota wedding featured bright tropical colors and a gorgeous beachfront setting to complement their Lilly Pulitzer inspired color palette. “I would describe our theme as a little southern charm, tropical vibe and Lilly Pulitzer all rolled into one!” the bride beamed. “We are both...

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Marry Me Tampa Bay editor, Anna Coats, created Marry Me Tampa Bay in 2012 to showcase the area's best local weddings and vendors. She has been featured as a wedding expert on the national talkshow Daytime, Fox13, ABC Action News, Great Day Tampa Bay, and Bay News 9 (now Spectrum).

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NOVA 535

Avila Golf & Country Club

ALOFT/ ELEMENT TAMPA MIDTOWN

Organic Boho Modern White and Brown Rooftop Wedding Ceremony Flowers with Peach Roses, Gold Leaves, Feathers, and Ghost Chairs | Tampa Bay Wedding Florist Monarch Events | Planner and Designer UNIQUE Weddings + Events | Venue Aloft/Element Midtown | Photographer and Videographer Bonnie Newman Creative | Rentals A Chair Affair

BELLWETHER BEACH RESORT

St. Pete Beach Wedding Venue Bellwether Beach Resort Aerial View

The Vault

The Godfrey Hotel

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Red Mesa Events

Lifelong Photography Studio

Creative Bride and Groom Wedding Portrait with Veil Blowing in Wind | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Lifelong Photography Studio

Carrie Wildes Photography

dewitt for love

Modern Dramatic Unique Asymmetrical Red Wedding Bridal Bouquet with Ranunculus Tulips Protea Roses Anemone and Amaryllis | Dewitt for Love Photography

LIMELIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY

Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer | Limelight Photography

Breezin’ Weddings

Florida Bride and Groom Romantic Portrait Under Whimsical and Lush Circular Floral Arch with Pampas Grass, White and Blush Pink Roses, Hydrangeas and Greenery, Bride in Full Length Veil | Tampa Wedding Planner Breezin' Weddings | Wedding Dress Isabel O'Neil Bridal | Wedding Hair Femme Akoi | Waterfront Wedding Venue Tampa Yacht and Country Club

Coastal Coordinating

UNIQUE Weddings & Events

Parties a la Carte

Special Moments Event Planning

Modern, Garden Inspired Wedding Decor, Blush Pink Floral Wall and White Draping, Gazebo, Outdoor Dance Floor, Long Feasting Tables. Rose Gold Chiavari Chairs, Floral Curly Willow Arches | Tampa Bay Wedding Planner Special Moments Event Planning | Tampa Bay Wedding Florist Gabro Event Services | Tampa Bay Wedding Rentals A Chair Affair

Truly Forever Bridal

Michele Renee The Studio

Elite Events Catering

Graingertainment

Longboat Key Club

Beso Del Sol

Isla del Sol Yacht & Country Club

The Poynter Institute

The Don CeSar Hotel

Hotel Zamora

Postcard Inn

Hotel Alba

PARADISE SPRING

Paradise Spring | Tampa Bay Wedding Venue Private Estate

LAKE LODGE

The Lake Lodge Wedding Venue | Lake Thonotosassa Tampa Area Wedding Venue

amber mcwhorter photography

Spaghetti Strap Casablanca Ivory Simple Slip Wedding Dress Bridal Gown | Light Blue Grey Groom Suit | Outdoor Bride and Groom Beach Portrait at Tampa St Pete Florida COVID Destination Elopement Beach Wedding Ceremony | Neutral White Ivory and Greenery Bridal Bouquet | Amber McWhorter Photography

Luxe Light Images

Gulf Beach Weddings

Elope Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Wedding Elopement Planning | Elope Tampa Bay

eventfull weddings

Tampa Bay Wedding Planner EventFull Weddings

Amici’s Catered Cuisine

Sweetly Dipped Confections

Bella Bridesmaid

ADORE BRIDAL

Lifelong Photography Studio | The Current | Adore Bridal Hair and Makeup

A&P Designs

Grant Hemond & Associates

Grant Hemond and Associates | Tampa Bay Wedding DJ

breezin' entertainment

St. Petersburg Wedding DJ Breezin' Entertainment

A Chair Affair

outside the box

Tampa Bay Bride and Groom Cheers in front of Champagne Wall, Greenery Boxwood Bubbly Wall Rental, Bride Holding Vibrant Jewel Toned Floral Bouquet with Bright Pink Roses, Ivory, Purple, and Blue Flowers | Florida Wedding Planner Breezin' Weddings | South Tampa Outside The Box Event Rentals