Category Archives: Wedding Photography

“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...

Who’s Who of Tampa Bay Wedding Pros: Carrie Wildes Photography

  When it comes to reputation, there are few Tampa Bay wedding photographers who are as experienced and highly regarded as Carrie Wildes Photography. The owner, Carrie, was one of the first wedding professionals I met with seven years ago when I started Marry Me Tampa Bay. I still remember how appreciative and honored I...

Who’s Who of Tampa Bay Wedding Pros: Andi Diamond Photography

  When you first meet Andi Diamond (yes, that’s her real name!), it’s like being reunited with a dear friend from your past. Her warm demeanor and big smile will instantly put you at ease, which is exactly what you want in a wedding photographer. One quality that some couples underestimate is a wedding photographer’s...

Expert Advice: 4 Mistakes Couples Make When Choosing a Wedding Photographer

  Hiring a Tampa Bay wedding photographer is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make during planning. Some couples experience sticker shock when initially searching photographer, but you’ll also quickly realize this is one area in your budget that you don’t want to skimp; it’s worth the investment. When you hire a wedding photographer, you’re...

Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Spotlight: Caroline & Evan Photography

Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer | Caroline & Evan Photography Hiring a Tampa Bay wedding photographer isn’t just looking at pretty pictures and getting a price quote. It’s one of the most important decisions you’ll make during the planning process. You’ve probably heard that when your wedding has come and gone, you’ll only have memories, photos...

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...

Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Spotlight: Carrie Wildes Photography

Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer | Carrie Wildes Photography When it comes to someone whose heart matches their business and personal philosophy, Tampa Bay wedding photographer Carrie Wildes Photography immediately stands out. During the past nine years, Carrie has created a name for herself in the Tampa Bay wedding industry based on her talent, professionalism and client experience. Not...

Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer & Videographer Spotlight: Rad Red Creative

Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer | Rad Red Creative When you first meet Tampa Bay wedding photographer/videographer power couple Rad Red Creative, you will be drawn in by their edgy style and warm personality. Owners and husband/wife team, Brittany and Leo, build an instant connection with their couples, making you feel like you’ve just found your long lost best friend. Just...

Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Spotlight: Andi Diamond Photography

Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer | Andi Diamond Photography When you first meet Tampa Bay wedding photographer Andi Diamond, you notice her genuine interest to learn about you and your wedding. She instantly puts you at ease and makes you feel like you’ve known her for years. Then, when you view her work, you instantly feel the connection between...

Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Spotlight: Limelight Photography

Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer | Limelight Photography When we think of Limelight Photography, style, sophistication and memorable images come to mind. Behind the lens of this Tampa Bay wedding photography business and capturing stunning wedding day memories are the owners Michael and Rebecca Zoumberos. Email Limelight PhotographyWebsite | Facebook | Instagram | PinterestFeatured weddings on Marry Me Tampa Bay What...

Expert Advice: The Cost of Being a Wedding Photographer

Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer | Wedding Planning Advice Budgeting for your Tampa Bay wedding can sometimes give you sticker shock; many couples are not aware of the costs associated with hosting such a large scale event. While your inclination may be to find the lowest price, I HIGHLY discourage you from letting your “scrooge” tendencies to take over....

Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Spotlight: Marc Edwards Photographs

Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer | Marc Edwards Photographs In an industry overflowing with frilly feminine details, you wouldn’t expect to find a beard clad former engineer behind the lens, but with his infectious humor and and passion for capturing memories, Tampa Bay wedding photographer Marc Edwards fuels his passion for capturing wedding day memories. Email Marc Edwards Photographs...

Expert Advice: What Your Wedding Photographer Wants You to Know about Pinterest

Wedding Planning Advice: Wedding Photography and Pinterest One of the first websites Tampa Bay brides visit after saying “Yes,” (and sometimes even before) is Pinterest. With endless photos of wedding bouquets, dresses and cakes, it’s truly a bride’s dream. (Though, if you like Pinterest, you’ll love the Aisle Society!) However, Tampa Bay wedding photographers have a love/hate...

7 Memorable Father/Daughter Wedding Day Moments

7 Memorable Father/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 dads who have been there to your walk down the aisle or shed a tear as you drive away with the...

Expert Advice: How to Hire a Professional Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer

Wedding Planning Advice: Hiring a Professional Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer We are so excited to launch our new Marry Me Tampa Bay YouTube channel, featuring wedding planning advice from top Tampa Bay wedding experts! We know that couples have lots of questions when it comes to hiring a Tampa Bay wedding photographer, so we reached out to...

Expert Advice: The Science Behind Amazing Wedding Photography

Expert Advice: The Science Behind Amazing Wedding Photography Your Tampa Bay wedding is simply one of the most amazing days of your life and reliving it through your photographer’s eyes can be a truly magical experience.  However, before you choose just any wedding photographer, it’s important to know the science behind creating amazing wedding photo. Read this valuable...

St. Pete Wedding Photographer Spotlight: Roohi Photography

St. Pete Wedding Photographer Roohi Photography One of the piece of wedding planning advice you’ll hear from countless pros is to hire someone whose work you admire and someone who you feel comfortable being around. This is especially true for your St. Pete wedding photographer, as they will be with you from the moment you put on your...

Tampa Wedding Photographer Spotlight: Carrie Wildes Photography

Tampa Wedding Photographer Carrie Wildes Photography When Marry Me Tampa Bay started over three years ago, Carrie of Carrie Wildes Photography was one of the first wedding vendors to sit down with this unknown wedding blogger (at the time), to introduce me to this side of the wedding world, which I’m forever grateful. Since that initial meeting...

Getting to Know Tampa Wedding Blog Marry Me Tampa Bay – Sophan Theam Photography

  It’s quite unusual that I write a post about Marry Me Tampa Bay, but I just had to share these pictures from today’s shoot with Tampa wedding photographer Sophan Theam Photography. Sophan is ridiculously sweet and radiates warmth and kindness. She has a passion for wedding photography and treats “every wedding I shoot as if I were actually the...

Expert Advice – How to Choose a Tampa Wedding Photographer for Your Budget

  Choosing a Tampa wedding photographer is one of the most important elements of your wedding, but can also be one of the most expensive. Having a great photographer was very important to me and this was an area I didn’t want to go the cheap route. However, I didn’t know how to navigate through the...

What Brides Don’t Think About Before Meeting with a Professional Wedding Photographer

  We met Tampa Bay wedding photographer Kimberly Romano of Kimberly Photography, LLC at the amazing Straz Center’s annual bridal show in downtown Tampa this Spring. Kimberly does beautiful work and she was featured on our site earlier this year. When we reached out to her to share her wedding photography expertise to Tampa Bay...


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).

NOVA 535

NOVA 535

Avila Golf & Country Club


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


St. Pete Beach Wedding Venue Bellwether Beach Resort Aerial View

The Vault

The Godfrey Hotel

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza

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


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


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 | Tampa Bay Wedding Venue Private Estate


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

Lynn’s Catering

Amici’s Catered Cuisine

Sweetly Dipped Confections

Bella Bridesmaid


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