We love capturing large elaborate weddings, but there’s an undeniable charm about the smaller ones too. Everything is a bit more intimate and relaxed and the happiness in the room is palpable. Johanna & Greg had an intimate brunch wedding at The James Royal Palm hotel, where close friends and family traveled from different places to witness them elope. It was such a delight to have captured them.
I’m very lucky to have been raised in such a culturally vibrant country like Peru. I was exposed to incredible craftsmanship in our clothing and the accompanying accessories such as gorgeous embroidered skirts and stunning jewelry. I wanted to capture the essence of Peru in the context of a wedding so that I could combine these colorful textures but with elegant gold accents. And show that colorful can also be elegant with just the right amount. I approached Miranda from Miranda Hattie events because I knew she would take my vision to the next level.
Miranda let the colors, patterns and textures of their traditional fabrics be her guide. This led to a bright yet rich palette of colors and earthy accents. She enjoyed the opportunity to play with pattern, mixing styles to create an eclectic vibe that paired well with the wood and leather pieces that anchored the look. For the florals, she wanted to create a decadent feeling. This meant a look that bordered on the edge of restraint, using loads of vines and greenery with deep jewel-toned flowers that looked as if they had just been harvested from the surrounding garden. She added in lots of gold accents to lend a feeling of luxury and timelessness to the overall look.
Veronica from Anthololy Floral Design was inspired by the richness of their folklore, abundance of colors and textures, incorporating flowers that resemble the elaborate wool and alpaca weaving, along with native and curative flowers. Some of the blossoms such as theCelosia, Monarda, Passion vines and Amaranthus are not only beautiful to the eye but also have been use as dyes and for their healing properties.
Katie from Unearthed Vintage wanted to create a focal point for the cake that was different and accentuated the gold accents we wanted to incorporate. She combined all of their florentine nesting tables to create this unique look. She was also inspired by the venue and found the perfect spot to display her styled furniture.
Sandy from Sugar Fancies‘ vision for the cake was to merge a simple yet rustic feel with an air of refined elegance. She used metallic and shimmering elements such as edible gold foil and a hand piped Peruvian embroidery pattern to complete the look.
Fabulous team of vendors:
Photographer/Videographer: Celia & Jorge of Pabelona Studio
Planning & Design: Miranda Hattie Events
Venue: Fairchild Gardens
Cake: Sugar Fancies
Vintage Rentals: Unearthed Vintage
Dress: Naem Khan Dress from Chic Parisien
Makeup: Make Up By Marz
Hair: Beauty Therapy Hair Studio
Invitations: Bella Figura
Calligraphy: Kelle McCarter
Peruvian Skirts and Accessories: Mariluz Hurtado
This styled shoot was feature on 100 Layer Cake! You can see the post here.
You can see the Behind-the-scenes video here.
The main ingredient of a wedding is always love; but when you have bundles of love, a kind family and a gorgeously styled wedding, then you have magic…and we love capturing magic. We present the highlight video of one of our favorite couples; Kristen and Rob:
Our first meeting with Fernanda & Giancarlo was almost a year ago, we can’t believe their wedding is soon approaching! This couple is sweet and classy, Coral Gables seemed like the perfect fit for their engagement session.
Danielle and Chris love the outdoors so an engagement session involving bikes seemed like the way to go. It was so much fun capturing these two. We can’t wait to photograph their wedding next year!
Chernaya Bridal House carries exclusive style-forward wedding dresses with awe-inspiring designs. We were thrilled to shoot their first exclusive collection. Combining fashion and film is one of our favorite creative endeavors.
We recently shot an elegant Peruvian wedding styled shoot at the Fairchild Gardens. We had a lot of fun capturing the work of the creative vendors that we admire so much. Take a peek, more details and photos coming soon!
Fang & Ben had a very small and intimate wedding at Morada Bay. Our lovely bride Fang, had mentioned via our email conversations that they only needed us for a couple of hours on their special day and this had us a bit worried; how would we get enough content for the video? What we didn’t know, until we got to the beautiful paradise-like location, was that to we would have them all to ourselves for two hours! That never happens during a typical wedding and we made sure to take advantage of every second! We got to indulge so many of our creative impulses and they were just too adorable of a couple. We had a great time and couldn’t have been happier with the end result.
Venue: Morada Bay
Photographer: Chelsey Boatwright
Cinematographer: Pabelona Studio
We love meeting and getting to know our couples, it inspires and helps us tailor our work to capture who they really are. We met Simone last year and her enthusiasm about all the planning was contagious; we were very excited to shoot her wedding and capture it all. It was fantastic seeing all the details unfold just how she envisioned them! Below is the highlight video, if you fall in love with them, just like we did, make sure to check out the full length video too. Spoiler alert: Varsity love.
Wedding Coordinator: Kasey D Weddings
Florist: Julia Rhode Designs
Rentals: Unearthed Vintage
Photo booth: Capture Pod
Cake: Mighty Fine Cakes
Venue: Bride & Groom’s backyard.
Mallerie & Thomas’ wedding was another dreamy affair to add to our beloved collection. Miranda from Miranda Hattie Events worked her magic and turned The Addison into a colorful fête. We literally gasped the first time we saw the the reception area! Our favorite part though? Mallerie’s face every time she saw Thomas.
PS: Brides, this is a great example of what our 8-10 minute video looks like.
Wedding Planning: Miranda Hattie Events
Venue: The Addison
Photographer: Soul Echo Studios
Florist: Boca by Design
Hair & Make-up: Christie Lopez
Cake: Ana Paz