If you’ve never heard of a stylized shoot before, allow us to show and explain. We have created some magical friendships with vendors in the wedding industry over the years. With these friends we’ve often banded together to put on a “stylized shoot” or “mock event”. We come together with a coordinator, makeup artists, cake baker, florist etc, with one vision. It’s our time to shine and show off our stills and have fun with it! For this stylized shoot we centered the vision around this couple! Amy and Brent and their love was our driving inspiration. Amy has been with us at Life Long Studios as a photographer and album designer for over 8 years. She has helped make Life Long Studios what it is today. She is always in the constant pursuit of beauty and brings an incredible sense of excellence to everything she does!

 

Amy brought with her own gem collection for accent pieces on the tables. The gorgeous textures of the gems against the soft flower petals was so perfect showing a glamorous elegance…just like Amy! We had such a fun time posing her and her husband together with their amazing dog Burly! Their playful love is so inspiring!

Coordination: Blue Skies Events

Venue: Barrington Hill Farm

Florals: Iza’s Flowers

Hair and Make-up: Jessica from Michele Renee Studios

Cake: The Artistic Whisk

Attire: All Brides 2 Be

Chairs: Chaivari Chic

Invitations: Papersource

Photography: Us!

These two wonderful women chose the Oxford Exchange as their romantic backdrop for their wedding day! We were so excited about their love story and they way the incorporated their personalities into their amazing decor! We just had so show these off, not only on our blog but also in a collage canvas featuring the images below! We can’t wait to hang them up in our studio!

Getting ready location: Epicurean Hotel
Ceremony and Reception location: The Oxford Exchange
Caterer: The Oxford Exchange
Cake: Chocolate Pi
Music: Lorenzo
Florist: O’Berry’s Succulents
Officiant: Ryan Newton
Rings: Continental Diamonds

We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day! The wedding took place at the Barn at Crescent Lake. Locals around here remember it as Old McMickey’s Farm where we would go to for field trips as kids. While you may still take tours to visit sweet farm animals, this day the sweet residences of the farm let us share their beautiful spot on the lake! The bride got ready at the cute little cabin on the grounds. We did a romantic first look then had free range all to ourselves around the farm. We just love all the beautiful old oak and pine trees and the cute little boat house! The ceremony over looked the lake followed by a the couples reception celebration in the barn!

Wedding Planner: Blue Skies Events
Getting ready location: The Barn at Crescent Lake
Makeup artists company & stylist’s name: Michelle Renee the Studio – Jessica
Hair stylist company & stylist’s name: Michelle Renee the Studio – Jessica
Caterer: 4 Rivers
Cake: 4 Rivers Sweet Shop
Music: Adam Gilley DJ
Florist: 2 birds events
Officiant: Michael Woods
Wedding dress shop: Athena’s
Groom’s wear shop: Jos A Banks
Rings: International Diamond Center

This romantic industrial wedding took place in Grand Rapids MI. We had the pleasure of traveling outside our Florida stomping grounds to capture this amazing couple’s special day! Their venue was an old factory building that had recently been renovated for events. It still had the charm of the old brick and factory windows. The brides soft details and accessories popped so well!

We had the amazing pleasure of shooting this incredible stylized shoot at the Postcard Inn! The event was coordinated by Blue Skies Events. The beautiful flower arrangements and decor was artfully put together by Iza’s Flowers . A Chair Affair brought in amazing rentals. The Artistic Whisk brought the perfect cake! Michele Renee Studios did the makeup for the bride and her bridesmaids, they got creative and it turned out so fun and pretty! Our guest of honor, the model cockatoo! Was brought over for his close up by his agent at Joel Slaven’s Professional Animals.
















The day was simply perfect and set the stage for a gorgeous wedding. Our couple wanted a classic and timeless style for their big day and that is exactly what they achieved. Their details and energy made for the perfect photo combination. The day was nothing short of perfect from start to finish. Our favorite part of the day was capturing their exit as they burst through a tunnel filled with balloons; such a unique ending to a magical day!

 

 

 

Venue: Oxford Exchange
Planner: Sarah Fairbairm
Catering: Oxford Exchange
Make-up: Michele Rene
Florals: Bay Bouquet
Band: Josh Walther and the Phase 5 Band

We were so honored to be a part of this year’s Blue I Do wedding! Every year top wedding vendors gather together to put on a dream wedding day for one deserving Law Enforcement couple to show our appreciation. The wedding was coordinated by Blue Skies Events who provided their inclusive package, we provided wedding day photography coverage as well as an engagement session, Michele Renee Studios pampered the Bride with hair and makeup services, Amici’s Catered Cuisine put on a fantastic meal for the 100 guests, Spunky Spirits provided open bar and Celebrations 24 brought the party with DJing services! Brad Hall Studios captured the day through video. Got You Covered decked out the reception hall with exquisite lines and drapery, Iza’s Flowers topped it off with out-of-this-world floral designed center pieces, they also gifted gorgeous bouquets and boutonnieres! Nature Coast Entertainment set the mood with stunning up-lighting, A Piece of Cake & Desserts treated everyone to a delicious wedding cake. All services were completely donated by the vendors! Not only did we have an amazing time with this inspiring couple but also with the incredible team that made their dream possible! Can’t wait for next year!

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