Featured Wedding Photographer: Limelight Photography

We ONLY photograph WEDDINGS! You will find that Limelight Photography is unmatched for its style, sophistication, and five-star customer experience. This is why Limelight Photography has received numerous awards from respected wedding industry leaders and has been voted a top pick again and again by our most important critic: OUR BRIDES.

Our wedding photography style is:

Timeless, vibrant, sophisticated, romantic, clean and classic with extreme attention to detail. Our storytelling approach includes candid/photojournalistic images and striking bride & groom portraits.

We love photographing weddings because:

We truly love the art of photography and the privilege of being let into your heart and soul. It is our mission to capture love around the globe through the lens of our cameras.

Our passion for photographing weddings comes from the deep respect that marriage is a sacred covenant as ordained by God. We feel blessed to not only share in the special moment when a couple enters into this covenant, but also to share our God-given talent of photography. As a husband and wife team, we have discovered that capturing the love shared by others further influences our own love affair.

Our personality is:

Each artist at Limelight Photography has a passion for their art and contributes their own unique edge and flair. Each photographer’s work has its own character, yet maintains the consistent, high standards of the Limelight brand. You will experience this harmonious blend of synergy the moment you STEP INTO THE LIMELIGHT.

What makes our business stand out from other photographers is:

Limelight Photography’s organization, extreme attention detail, and superior customer service are second to none!!!! We work hard to PERSONALLY get to know you and build a rapport prior to your wedding day, so you feel completely relaxed and you can have an overall amazing wedding day and experience! We are the MOST experienced wedding photographers on the West Coast of Florida! We are best known for our capability to consistently create perfect pictures in ANY lighting situation – especially sunset, nighttime, and in tricky situations like The Florida Aquarium’s Coral Reef Room! We have successfully photographed over 1,500 weddings – we are simply the BEST wedding photographers on the West Coast of Florida!

Our pricing:


Our Associations/Awards:

The Knot Best of Weddings® Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award
Top 10 Most Published Photographers in the World
Two Bright Lights Editors’ Choice Award Platinum Circle
The Knot Best of Weddings® 2010 – 2021
Wedding Wire Bride’s Choice Award® 2010 – 2021
Professional Photographers of America Photographic Craftsman Award
PPA Certified Professional Photographer Certification®

Featured Limelight Photography Weddings on Marry Me Tampa Bay:


Limelight Photography Reviews From Marry Me Tampa Bay Couples:

“We wanted a wedding photographer who was professional, fun and had a unique style. We hired Limelight Photography because we love their style, and we heard great things about working with them. Even though we were planning our wedding while living out-of-state, they made sure to consistently communicate with us and make sure we had all the information we needed. Rebecca and Michael [of Limelight Photography] did a great job capturing the candid style photos we wanted, while seamlessly blending into the crowd during our ceremony and reception. We were thrilled with how our wedding photos turned out and so happy we chose them!” -Brittany and James | Elegant Navy Blue, Silver and Ivory Limelight Photography Wedding at the Vinoy Renaissance

“Tyler and I both wanted great quality in a wedding photographer and someone who could capture the quality moments of our day, without us needing to pose the entire night. Limelight Photography has such a great reputation in the Tampa area and their services were reasonably priced with the other wedding photographers we were looking at. When we spoke with Jess Orthober for the first time, we were hooked. She was very receptive to our ideas for the wedding and was able to take our approach and emulate them in her process of taking the photos throughout the entire day. The quality of their photos were also amazing; we could not have been happier with the outcome!” -Morgan and Tyler | Pink and Ivory Downtown Tampa Limelight Photography Wedding

“I was really looking for something out of the ordinary that would not look like it was taken on a regular camera. I desired someone with a passion for unique shots outside and indoors and who took the time to plan amazing shot locations, while also having the ultimate clarity in all the photos. Limelight Photography did our engagement session and also our wedding day. Our engagement photos were amazing and our photographer, Jess, was able to make my husband smile naturally which is not an easy feat. She was so attentive and our photos are a work of art. The lighting was beyond something I could ever envision my wedding photos could look like. We have always had an appreciation of great photography, and Jess’s work blew us away. We highly recommend them!” -Kristina and Ryan | Blush, Gold, and Mint Limelight Photography Wedding at Museum of Fine Arts

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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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