Lindsey + Logan Wedding Sneak Peek at The White Room in St. Augustine, FL

I’ve been pretty silent on the blog lately because I’ve been pretty busy shooting instead (yay!), but today I’m breaking the silence to share a little sneak peek of Lindsey and Logan’s wedding at The White Room in St. Augustine.

Cannot wait to finish editing the photos and sharing this beautiful wedding!

Laura + Brian’s Classic Elegance Wedding at The Country Club of Orlando in Orlando, FL

I am so happy to be sharing Laura and Brian’s wedding! I love how the details were simple yet elegant and timeless.

One of my favorite moments was seeing Brian’s face when he turned to see Laura on her wedding dress for the first time during the first look.

They were both in tears (and I was too!). Here is what Laura had to say about their story and wedding day…

Tell us your story…

We met in college and spent our first few years together as friends bonding over our love of food, comedy and the gators. We started dating towards the end of college and continued to date as we both entered into the adult world and learned to navigate our careers and new responsibilities. We’ve always strived to support and encourage each other as we continue to grow. After dating for 4 years, he proposed in the most amazing way. After a boat ride around the lake, he proposed with a big banner and a beautiful ring. We celebrated that evening with our family and close friends. We’re very excited to embark on our next adventure together.

What was the overall theme and style of your wedding, and how did you come up with it?

Elegant with simple and natural details. We wanted a style that match both us and our venue.

What was your favorite part of your wedding day?

Our first dance. We took lessons, and we were very nervous about our routine. Out on the dance floor, it all came together and we spent the whole time smiling and laughing.

If you could have changed|done something different about your wedding day, what would it be?

No changes!

Any advice for you would like to give to newly engaged couples?

In the end, all that matters is each other and the marriage license!

Is there anything else you would like to share about your wedding day?

We are very blessed to have been able to celebrate with so many amazing people.

Here is a list of all the wedding professionals that made this wedding happen:

Photography: LH Photography
Ceremony & Reception Venue: Country Club of Orlando
Wedding Coordinator: Ann Marie Carroters
Videographer: TLC Film Productions
Make up & Hair: Amy Leve
Florist: Kay Shuman
Officiant: Rick Lioni

MELINDA + FELIPE’S elopement portraits at disney’s boardwalk in kissimmee, fl

Disney’s BoardWalk is one of my favorite places to photograph at. The scenery is fun an relaxed, and the lighting is really pretty specially around sunset, and that is exactly what Melinda and Felipe were looking for for their elopement session.

Melinda and Felipe are madly in love and crazy for each other! As Melinda would explain it “Like all great soap opera romances, we met at the hospital where we worked together”. We asked them a little bit about their story and elopement and this is what they told us…

What was the overall theme and style of your wedding/elopement and how did you come up with it?

We eloped, so it was very intimate and personal. We chose Disney as the back drop, particularly the BoardWalk, because we have spent many vacations there as a family, but rarely experience it as a couple. And since we are kids at heart, it was a no-brainer!

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What was your favorite part of your wedding day?

The weather!!

If you could have changed|done something different about your wedding day what would it be?

We intended to make it an elopement; and be personal, but will have a small ceremony with our children on a separate occasion as they are central to our lives as well.

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Any advice you would like to give to newly engaged couples?

Spend time together. Often times, we don’t need to speak…just listen.
Don’t sweat the small stuff; half the time the things we think are monumental are merely tiny bumps. And if you are in a “discussion” that seems like one of the “small stuffs” kiss your partner, laugh, make a funny face…just out of the blue. Guaranteed you won’t even remember what the “discussion” was about.

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I love Melinda’s advice to newly weds and could not agree more!

I hope you have an amazing rest of your week.

See you soon,

xo Ly Sué

RACHEL + ANGEL married

I am so excited to share this beautiful colorful modern wedding with you! Everything from the water color invitation suite, to the amazing blooms, and the stunning 5′ paper flower chandelier that Rachel crafted herself, this wedding is full of just beautiful details! Rachel and Angel are high school sweethearts, and both played trombone at the University High School band. They were friends through high school, and started dating in their senior year. Eleven years later Angel popped the question in Savannah where they went on a mini vacation; about time right!

I asked Rachel to tell us a little bit about their wedding story, details and some advice for newly wed couples, and here is what she shared…

What was the overall theme and style of your wedding and how did you come up with it?

We wanted it to feel very Modern. Since Angel is in the architectural field and Rachel in Interior design, we both felt that we wanted a venue close to downtown that would lend itself to being somewhat modern. That is why we ended up having it as The Mezz. With its exposed ceiling and black and white decor, the overall details of the wedding pretty much fell into place once we saw the venue. I loved the black and white design of the venue and thought that incorporating shades of pinks along with subtle accents of green and yellow helped bring in that pop of color the venue needed. Also incorporating watercolor elements through the paper flowers and wedding invitations, was very important to us. 2014-011 2014-036

Did you have any unique details|traditions at your wedding?

My mom and I love to create things, so when I told her I wanted to make a custom chandelier for the ceremony, she couldn’t have been more happy to help! So we spend around 8 months cutting, painting, and assembling paper flowers! At one point i had them covering my entire sofa, there were so many. Then came time to make paper flower chandelier where we also suspended glass votives from. The Mezz also had these beautiful acrylic chandeliers hung throughout the venue, so I wanted to incorporate some of these details in the wedding. The cake stand was an acrylic box and inside we had white rocks and live succulents. The escort card table also continued the theme. I found a large acrylic tray where we placed white rocks and succulents. The escort cards where hand dipped in paint to create a water color look that matched the table numbers. My dad, being a watercolor artist, hand painted watercolor flowers for the wedding invitation suite that my mom created for the wedding. One last detail were the paper laser cut chargers that I created for each table setting. Next to the paper flowers, that was probably the second most time consuming detail of the wedding. 2014-063 What was your favorite part of your wedding day?

The dancing! Everyone stayed on that dance floor from the moment the dj started the music to the last song of the night! We loved seeing everyone out there having fun!

If you could have changed|done something different about your wedding day what would it be?

Honestly I don’t know if I would change a thing! Everything went surprisingly smoothly and it was great to spend time with family and friends. We had more fun that day then I even thought was possible. I guess the only thing we would do differently is extend the wedding at least 2 hours. It went by way too fast, as everyone says it will. 2014-070

Any advice you would like to give to newly engaged couples?

Make sure to have people help you the day of your wedding. We had a wedding coordinator who took care of all those little details so we could enjoy the day and spend it with our family and friends rather than stressing about getting everything done in time for the wedding. And just have fun! Don’t worry about what could go wrong or what may have gone wrong, just enjoy the day. It goes by so fast, you need to take time to really enjoy it.

Is there anything else you would like to share about your wedding day?

Our biggest concern was to make sure that everyone who came to the wedding really enjoyed it and had fun! Now after having been through the experience I felt that we really did make that happen. Everyone was dancing and laughing the whole night! We really owe it to our vendors who made everything go so smoothly. We all had such a great time! 2014-073

Here are the amazing vendors that made it all happen:

photography: LH Photography
ceremony and reception venue: The Mezz/ The Abbey
coordination: Artful Events
hair stylist: Sheila Cruz
catering: Puff n’ Stuff
dj: Soundwave Entertainment
florist: Lee Forrest
cake: Noelia Ortiz-Mujica
stationery: Kim Jones
officiant: Kevin Knox


we had the chance of participating at the not wedding orlando event. as some of you know, the not wedding is  bridal show in the form of a fake wedding. the couple is a married couple that is renewing their vows next to friends and family. tina and roy are the sweet couple that got to renew their vows at the event and we were there to capture it for them. they are very dear to my heart since we had met before at the save the date shoot and tina and i became friends ever since! i cannot be happier for them as they are becoming parents soon, and i know they will be the best parents to little evangeline as they are one of the most loving and kind people i have ever had the pleasure to meet! i hope you enjoy the photos as much i enjoyed capturing them! xo, ly sué

this event would not have been possible without these amazing vendors that made it all happen!

tres chic southern weddings & events | the registry at bloomingdales | occassions | orlando wedding & party rentals | frugal southern living | ferrari | the invitation lounge | one smart cookie | bright frame films | florida candy buffets | luma bridal | classern string quartet | big city catering | weddings illustrated | fresh line illustration & design | cloud 9 wedding flowers | linen tablecloth | flip book creations | bliss by lct | sprinkles design | squarespace | flower | golden fox events | orlando science center | brie & brie | barre 54 | junction 88 productions | pretty peacock paperie 2014-001 2014-002 2014-003 2014-004 2014-005 2014-006 2014-007 2014-008 2014-009 2014-010 2014-011 2014-012 2014-013 2014-014 2014-015 2014-016 2014-017 2014-018 2014-019 2014-020 2014-021 2014-022 2014-023 2014-024 2014-025 2014-026 2014-027 2014-028 2014-029 2014-030 2014-031 2014-032 2014-033 2014-034 2014-035 2014-036 2014-037 2014-038 2014-039 2014-040 2014-041 2014-042 2014-043 2014-044 2014-045 2014-46 2014-047 2014-048 2014-049 2014-050 2014-051 2014-052 2014-053 2014-054 2014-055 2014-056 2014-057 2014-058 2014-059 2014-060 2014-061 2014-062 2014-063

ANGEL + RYAN married

angel & ryan’s wedding was filled with amazing little dyi details. as angel (also an interior designer) would describe it “the wedding was sophisticated vintage with a whimsical flair!” the invitation suite by eleven note was to die for, and fully captured the essence of glamour and whimsy in each layer.  some of the highlights of the ceremony were the cool paper roses in sea glass bottles, extra-large balloons flanking the aisles, the flower girls carrying extra large crepe paper flowers, and the reclaimed wood arch accented with magnolia and cedar branches supporting a chandelier which hung in the bride’s dining room as a child. right before the entry to the reception there was a beautiful display of handmade paper flowers by renegade designs; it was truly amazing! one of my favorite details was the coolest escort card display ever which consisted of brass lamps as escort card holders (concept by eleven note and execution by bride!) another cool detail was a beautiful string art piece that angel created using the custom logo created by eleven note, which later she is going to display at her new home! i can keep talking about all the details, but i will let you enjoy the photos instead 😉

event coordination: Blush by Brandee Gaar | venue: Bella Collina |videographer: A Moment to Remember | officiant: Pastor Tim Jennings | florist: Weddings by Carly Ane’s | dj: Messina Productions | cake: Party Flavors | lighting: Kaleidoscope Event Lighting | bridesmaids’ dresses: Amsale and Dessy | personalized initial necklaces & handmade paper flower display: Renegade Designs

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