Modern Navy Blue and White Clearwater Beach Wedding | Opal Sands Resort

 

Tampa Bay Bridal Show TheXpos | February 10, 2019

Christina and Jason’s waterfront Clearwater Beach wedding combined glamourous details with breathtaking views to capture their intimate celebration. With the sun shining down and the waves crashing on the Florida shore, this D.C. couple’s destination Florida wedding dazzled with a navy blue, white and silver color palette.

“Our theme was minimalist chic with a touch of glam,” the bride shared. “I really wanted the location and details to pop, and I felt like going with something subtle yet elegant really reflected my personality and everyday style.”

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As the big day approached, Christina knew she wanted a Clearwater Beach wedding photographer who could turn every detail into a story that the couple could look back on for years to come.

“We really wanted someone who could capture the emotion and beauty of the location and our big day,” the bride explained. “Choosing Kéra of Kéra Photography was hands down the best investment I could have made. Her style of photography was exactly what we were looking for, and she really made our day special.”

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Looking back on their oceanside celebration, the bride and groom will forever remember the gorgeous scenery and sweet words from the day they tied the knot.

“Besides the views of the waves hitting the shores and the sun shining down, we really enjoyed all of the speeches from that day. Hearing words from friends and families always make the day that much more perfect.”

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Veuve Clicquot Bottle of Champagne | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography

Modern Elegant Navy Blue and White Wedding Invitation Suite on Sterling Silver Serving Tray | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography

Jimmy Choo Silver Glitter Strappy Sandal Wedding Heel Shoes | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography

Strapless Sweetheart Mermaid Tulle Bottom and Beaded Bodice Wedding Dress | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography | Clearwater Beach Wedding Venue Opal Sands Resorts

Florida Bride Getting Ready Wedding Portrait in Sweetheart Strapless Beaded Mermaid and Tulle Skirt Wedding Dress | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography

Florida Bride Wedding Portrait, Sweetheart Strapless Beaded Mermaid and Tulle Wedding Dress | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography

Florida Bride Wedding Portrait, Sweetheart Strapless Beaded Mermaid and Tulle Wedding Dress with White Rose Bouquet and White Silk and Brooch | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography

Florida Bride and Bridesmaids Wedding Party Portrait, Bridesmaids in Navy Blue Strapless Dresses, Bride in Sweetheart Strapless Beaded Mermaid and Tulle Wedding Dress with White Rose Bouquet | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography

Outdoor Florida Bride Wedding Portrait, Sweetheart Strapless Beaded Mermaid and Tulle Wedding Dress and Glitter Silver Strappy Wedding Shoes | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography

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Modern Elegant Waterfront and Lawn Wedding Ceremony Decor, White Frame with Greenery and White Floral Arrangements, Tall White Pedestals with White Tulips, White Wooden Folding Chairs | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography | Clearwater Beach Wedding Venue Opal Sands Resort

Modern Elegant Waterfront and Lawn Wedding Ceremony Decor, White Frame with Greenery and White Floral Arrangements, Tall White Pedestals with White Tulips | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography | Clearwater Beach Wedding Venue Opal Sands Resort

How would you describe your theme/wedding design inspiration?
Our theme was minimalist chic with a touch of glam. I really wanted the location and details to pop, and I felt like going with something subtle yet elegant really reflected my personality and everyday style.

What were your colors and why did you choose them?
Navy blue, white and silver.

Modern Elegant Waterfront and Lawn Wedding Ceremony Decor, White Frame with Greenery and White Floral Arrangements, Tall White Pedestals with White Tulips | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography | Clearwater Beach Wedding Venue Opal Sands Resort

Modern Elegant Waterfront and Lawn Wedding Ceremony Decor, White Frame with Greenery and White Floral Arrangements, Tall White Pedestals with White Tulips, White Wooden Folding Chairs | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography | Clearwater Beach Wedding Venue Opal Sands Resort

Florida Groom Watching Bride Walking Down the Aisle in Black Tuxedo and Lily Boutonniere | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography | Clearwater Beach Wedding Venue Opal Sands Resort

Florida Bride and Groom Wedding Ceremony Portrait | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography

Florida Bride and Groom Wedding Ceremony Bubble Exit Portrait, Bride in Sweetheart Strapless Beaded Mermaid and Tulle Wedding Dress with White Rose Floral Bouquet | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography | Clearwater Beach Wedding Venue Opal Sands Resort

Florida Bride Outdoor Wedding Portrait | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography

Beachfront Bride and Bridesmaids Wedding Portrait, Bridesmaids in Matching Strapless Navy Blue Long Dresses | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography | Clearwater Beach Wedding Venue Opal Sands Resort

Beachfront Florida Bride and Groom Wedding Portrait | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography | Clearwater Beach Wedding Venue Opal Sands Resort

Beachfront Florida Bride and Groom Wedding Portrait Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography | Clearwater Beach Wedding Venue Opal Sands Resort

What did you look for in a wedding photographer?
We really wanted someone who could capture the emotion and beauty of the location and our big day.

I want to learn more about Kéra Photography

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Choosing Kéra of Kéra Photography was hands down the best investment I could have made. Her style of photography was exactly what we were looking for, and she really made our day special.

Beachfront Florida Bride and Groom Wedding Portrait | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography

Beachfront Florida Bride Wedding Portrait with Veil Blowing in Wind | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography | Clearwater Beach Wedding Venue Opal Sands Resort

Ballroom Modern Elegant Wedding Reception Decor, Round Tables with Navy Blue Tablecloths, Silver Chiavari Chairs, Tall White Floral Arrangements on Clear Glass Vases Centerpieces | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography | Clearwater Beach Wedding Venue Opal Sands Resort

Ballroom Modern Elegant Wedding Reception Decor, White Tulips in Tall Glass Cylinder Centerpiece and Floating Candles | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography

Ballroom Modern Elegant Wedding Reception Decor, Round Table with Navy Blue Tablecloth, Silver Chairs, White Roses Bouquet on Tall Clear Glass Vase Centerpiece | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography | Clearwater Beach Wedding Venue Opal Sands Resort

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Three Tier White, Silver and Navy Blue Wedding Cake with White Sugar Flowers, Silver Laser Cut Cake Topper on Silver Cake Stand | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Kera Photography

What advice would you give to other Tampa Bay couples?
Scope out the venue ahead of time, and listen to reviews.

Venue, Caterer & Rentals: Opal Sands Resort
Photographer: Kéra Photography *Marry Me Tampa Bay Preferred Wedding Pro
Videographer: Yours Truly Media
Planner: Events with Chris
Day of Coordinator: The Apostolic Wife
Florist: Events in Bloom
Cake: Chantilly Cakes
DJ: DJ Rey
Officiant: Events with Telli
Invitations: Paper Tales Custom
Dress Shop and Designer: The Bridal Room – Eddy K Bridal Gowns (Virginia)
Bridesmaid Dress Shop and Designer: Sevenprom.com
Hair & Makeup: Imago Dei Makeup Artistry by Milan

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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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