Real Wedding Inspiration: Intimate Sophistication in Delray Beach, Florida

by Azure

Now that we're a proud editorial partner of Two Bright Lights, we have more out-of-this-world real weddings than we know what to do with! So every Wednesday, we'll be featuring a gorgeous, must-see real wedding from a fabulous Two Bright Lights wedding photographer! So buckle up, wedding planning brides-to-be! Lots of inspiration will be coming your way! Featured Wedding by Alexi Shields Photography David and Kim's intimate Delray Beach, Florida wedding was simply stunning! Their...

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Real Wedding Inspiration: Traditional Meets Rustic Goodness in Ann Arbor, Michigan

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Amy Carroll Photography Sara and Trevor's wedding was a mix of traditional and rustic goodness. While they chose a traditional ceremony venue (St. Thomas the Apostle Church, in Ann Arbor, MI), the wedding ceremony itself was full of their quirky personalities and lots of love and laughter. After the I Dos were complete, it was off to the University of Michigan campus for some group photos with the wedding party. For the cocktail hour and wedding reception, Sara...

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A Destination Wedding That Never Left Home: Andrew and Marie

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Brandon Scott Photography When you think of a destination wedding, you normally think palm trees and beaches but Andrew and Marie's wedding was a destination wedding that never left home. We knew early on that this wedding would be a unique as the couple themselves. Andrew and Marie were layed back and laughing all day; it didn't feel like we were shooting photos for their wedding, but merely hanging out with friends all day! Andrew and Marie's wedding was held...

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A Super Sweet Bridal Shower With A Hollywood Glam Flair!

by Azure

A Drool-Worthy Bridal Shower by Lauren Hillary, wedding photographer, and Karla Flores of Elegant by Design What was the inspiration for this bridal shower? What vibe were you trying to achieve? The inspiration was the Patisserie at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills, designed by Phillipe Starke. I can best describe it as a whimsical dessert bar with a bit of Hollywood flair. Lavender and purples are the brides favorite colors so the decor accents and flowers were chosen accordingly....

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Romantic Vineyard Wedding: Amber and Chas

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Amber and Dustin of Fife Photography On the anniversary of their very first date, Amber and Chas tied the knot at the romantic Tres Suenos vineyard. Once the venue was set, everything else fell into place. 3 Beautiful goblets passed down from the bride's grandmother bore the images of grapes and vines, as did her grandmother's beautiful earrings. So Amber knocked out her something old, something borrowed, and something blue, and was able to incorporate the winery...

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NBA Finals Fun: LA Lakers Inspired Purple, Gold And Yellow Wedding!

by Azure

For All You Sports Fans Out There… I’m a Chicago sports fan through and through. And if there’s ever a Chicago team competing, you better believe I’ll be rooting for my home team. But, just as a New Yorker wouldn’t dare question the skill of the great Air Jordan, I can’t deny crazy talent when I see it. And, in my mind, Kobe Bryant is the best around (along with Lebron and D. Wade… impressed with my basketball knowledge, yet?). Watching Kobe and the Lakers dominate...

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Featured Wedding: Danielle and Nick

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Chris Leary Photography Danielle and Nick’s wedding was held on October 9, 2009. I started the day by meeting Danielle who was getting ready at the Glen Island Harbor Club in New Rochelle. Once everyone was ready, we set out into the park and took some bridal party portraits and some great couples pictures of Danielle and Nick. Nick is one of those guys who has a quick wit and a fun sense of humor, which would constantly make Danielle smile and put her at...

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Featured Orange County Wedding: Lina and Jared

by Azure

Featured Wedding by The Story Keeper Casual Greek Orthodox Wedding at the Santiago Mansion, Orange, CA 04.17.10 Lina and Jared are in love. Plain and simple. You can see it in the way they talk about each other and in their eyes. I feel so lucky to shoot couples like this! We started at Lina's home in Anaheim, CA. Talk about your buzz of activity! Between makeup and hair, bridesmaids zipping around, and family members showing up (with more and more food!}, that house was filled...

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Bride Chic: Donna And Matt’s Valentine Themed Retro Wedding

by Azure

About Bride Chic When I get the opportunity to design a wedding dress like Donna's, I'm blown away and so excited. Donna and Matt incorporated the colors purple and red into their Week-Before-Valentines-Day-Wedding. I helped the Donna adapt the embroidered organza 'April' dress from my 'Dioresque' Bridal Collection to make it totally unique to her. Donna's added touches meant adding the Vivienne Westwood bridal mules with red hearts and a bright red satin sash to the waistline of...

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Luxe Downtown Chicago Winter Wedding: How To Get The Look!

by Azure

Today's Featured Wedding is a little bit different! As much as we love pouring over gorgeous wedding photos, wouldn't you love to know how the look of the wedding was achieved? This luxe, modern downtown Chicago wedding was planning by Paulette Wolf Events & Entertainment, and they gave us the inside scoop on how the fab look was achieved! 1. Venue Style. Without ever stepping into the actual ballroom of The Elysian, we knew this was the perfect venue for this small, intimate...

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