Wow! What a stunningly beautiful, unique take on a Vow Renewal. It’s always an honor and so fun to work with friendors (friend vendors), especially on styled shoots. Leanna over at Cake Me With You had been dreaming up this gorgeous event for several months, so that gives you an indication of the amount of heart, soul, time and talent that went into this. The models, a real-life married couple, are just beautiful – inside and out. The florals! Oh the florals, the way they cascade down from the copper table decor. This venue – so old, historic Florida and so perfect for this theme. This Moon + Stars celestial inspired Vow Renewal is truly out of this world – check it out for yourself!

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Vendors for this amazing styled shoot:
Models: @littlegreeky
Cake, Favors, Styling:Cake Me With You
Floral Design: Moonstruck Florals
MUAH: @bridesbythebay
Videography: Kemari Lyn Films
Stationary: Poppie Studios Design
Venue: Wakulla Springs Lodge
Linens: @Partycrushstudio
Cake Stand: Lovely Olive Living
Tables: Sugar Stand Design and Events

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This cute little wedding was so fun to capture! It gave me vintage vibes with modern twists. Her ring, which was Mitchell’s grandmothers gorgeous set paired beautifully with the color palette of soft pinks, light greens and navy and is so timeless. Yet Meghan paired it with the very trendy rose gold and fabric draped from the ceiling. This Tallahassee wedding was quaint, not overdone and put all the focus on what matters most: two families coming together to celebrate this new, growing love.

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Her bouquet was full of peonies and hydrangeas in romantically soft pinks and white. Next to his classic navy suit, they looked stunning. Not to mention his fun bowtie – love!

His mother and brother got a few moments with Mitchell before walking down the aisle. She pinned his boutonniere on as they shared laughs and happy tears. Meghan’s beautiful hair was braided into a crown and her long curls cascaded down the back of her beautiful dress.

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The church was surrounded by perfectly manicured, yet simple landscaping and featured full-wall windows. The perfect backdrop for these detail shots of her gown.
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This couple is so cute, and so in love. So easy-going and stress-free. We spent time, just me and the two of them, capturing their first moments together after saying “I do” walking around the church and talking about how they loved planning this together.Tallahassee Wedding Photographer

And that ring! Meghan is so lucky to have Mitchell’s grandmother’s keepsake for her own ring now. It’s beautifully vintage yet timeless, like the whole wedding was.

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Thank you, Meghan + Mitchell for letting my capture your Tallahassee wedding. It was beautiful, and refreshing, to attend such a light, romantic, simple ceremony. Many, many years of love to you two xoxo

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Citrus hues are not only perfect for sunny summer affairs, but they’re also great for couples looking for something out-of-the-box for their bold summer wedding. “Our couples are choosing yummy orange and raspberry tones more than ever,” say the pros from CCL Weddings & Events. “Many of the venues we have the honor of working with have a white base. Incorporating vibrant colors in such a clean space makes a statement, and it also creates a cheerful, fun and quirky ambiance for you and your guests,” they add.

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Archive Rentals tells us that it’s possible to incorporate unique pops of color while still maintaining a classic feel: “The trick is pairing it with minimal textures and keeping it simple.” Limit your color palette to no more than three complementary hues to avoid overload. Here are 28 ways to add a little zing to your bold summer wedding day!

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Bouquets

This boho-chic bouquet consists of parrot tulips, lisianthus, and roses, combined with loads of greenery and filler (including stock, Queen Anne’s Lace, dusty miller and seeded eucalyptus). Kumquats are an unexpected, bright addition to a jasmine and peony bouquet.

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Flower Girl Accessories

Deck out your darling flower girl in an eye-catching floral crown or clip.

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Wedding Invitations

How dreamy is this watercolor-inspired invite? Set the tone for your celebration with stationery featuring a bold font and a colored border. Go for the gusto with an illustrated vineyard motif, matching stamps, and a patterned envelope liner, or pick just one element to jazz up your invites.

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Ceremony Décor

Getting married outdoors? For a tangy twist, line the aisle with lemons. A ceremony arch that’s ripe with fruit perfectly complements a vineyard setting.

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Reception Décor

Affix printable cards to oranges using pushpins to create a delightful (and budget-friendly) escort card display. Display fruit bowls of varying heights with garden-gorgeous pomanders made from greenery. Breathe fresh life into a standard all-white tent with multicolored centerpieces, patterned linens, and ribbon ties at each post.

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Tablescapes

White porcelain vases, jugs, and pedestals pop against these floral arrangements and fizzy sodas for a tablescape that’s stunning to behold. Mix-and-match centerpieces and fruit-topped pedestals are perfect for a whimsical bash. A peony at each place setting, along with table arrangements grouped by color, makes for a wow-worthy first impression. If you prefer tall centerpieces, this lush version with lemon and sorbet-colored ranunculus and tulips will certainly make a statement.

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Beverages

Quench guests’ thirst by having servers pass out refreshing lemonade and pink lemonade before the ceremony. Ask the mixologist at your venue to incorporate seasonal ingredients and to put their own twist on classic drinks that guests already know and love, like this Orange Crush Bellini concoction. Don’t forget to include a fun garnish!

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Dessert Display

How cool is this quirky variation on the ubiquitous ombré cake? The inspiration for this dessert display was the orange grove setting — the vendors wanted the setup to feel welcoming in its natural environment.

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Imagine my excitement when Erin contacted me about capturing she and Jeff’s Destin Beach Wedding! Imagine my excitement when I arrived day-of at this breathtakingly beautiful beach home! And it just kept getting better and better. The stairs up to the main floor were lined in ocean colored tiles. There were chic beach accents throughout the entire home. Everyone in the wedding party was drop-dead gorgeous; bride, groom, their daughters, the maid of honor. They were all styled perfectly for their casual Destin beach wedding. Truly, I was humbled and honored to capture this stunning beach wedding and I hope you enjoy the photos as much as I enjoyed capturing them!

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Whether you’re camera shy or love to strike a pose, partaking in engagement photos can be uncharted territory for most couples. Get the 411 on what you can do to ensure you end up loving your engagement photos—and the process too.

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Relax!

Although wedding planning might be a bit (or a lot) stressful, do your best to put that aside, relax, and have fun with your photo shoot. Engagement shoots should be a fun time for us to get to know each other and for you to spend time focusing on being in love and being fiancés—and I get to photograph it! I much prefer candid photos, which unfold from a relaxing, enjoyable time.

Get Comfortable

If you’re camera shy or anxious before the shoot, that’s normal—but you should find a photographer you’re comfortable with. This is a must. I liken finding a photographer to dating. You need to have chemistry!

Think beyond the engagement photos, and remember this is most likely the person who will be by your side through your wedding day too. You and your photographer should click. I’ve had many self-proclaimed camera-shy couples who tell me they had a blast at the end of their session.

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Dress to Impress

What you wear for your shoot is often the second most important outfit you’ll need throughout your wedding events, but where should you begin? I tell people to try to avoid all black or all white. Cobalt blue looks good on a woman. If you notice, that’s why a lot of news anchors and reporters wear it! The main thing is to keep it simple. You’ll want to avoid brand names and distracting patterns to avoid regret down the line.

I also believe it’s best to stick with one outfit versus showcasing a wardrobe, complete with outfit changes and props. However, if you’re craving an outfit change, I suggest one formal look and one more casual option. (Engagement shoots) are one session, so you want it to look cohesive. I’m all about storytelling through imagery, and it helps if the outfit is singular to thread the needle all the way through. As for props, I find props to be prohibitive on a shoot, having to find somewhere to put them when they’re not in use while walking around a location.

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Location, Location, Location

Where to shoot is nearly as important as what to wear. Couples should choose a location important to them. Or, the opposite of their wedding, so that their wedding and engagement photos are different when they look at the scenery or season. Winter wedding? Opt for a summer shoot. City venue? Pose in a park with lush greenery. The contrast will help balance your collection of images and change things up a bit.

You can also change the timing to fit what you’re looking for. I encourage you to schedule your shoot whenever you want it. I’ve had couples do an engagement session two years from their wedding, after they get engaged, not yet knowing their wedding date, or even weeks before the big day.

Remember, It’s All About You

If nothing else, I want couples to remember something: These photos are so you can look back on this time in your lives when you’re old and gray. Though you may choose to post some great photos from the session (and if you do, please credit your photographer!), at the heart of the matter is, it’s not about social media or what other family members want. This is a great time to simply focus on what the two of you desire for the session, to get to know your photographer, and to produce photos of the time you were engaged before becoming spouses. Enjoy it!

See More: 45 Engagement Photo Ideas to Steal From Couples Who Totally Nailed It

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