It’s barely Fall and the weather hasn’t really cooled off much but Starbucks is offering Pumpkin Spice Lattes so that means that it’s time for holiday mini sessions! We are doing this year very similar to last year. All sessions will be on October 22nd at North Straub Park in downtown St. Pete, if there is interest we will do the evening sessions that day at one of the awesome new murals downtown along Central Avenue. We will also have a few slots open on October 23rd for past clients who aren’t available on the 22nd.
Each session will be 15 minutes and include all edited images from the session, last year couples received about 20 images and families received 30+ (because kids are wiggly). Galleries will be ready within 2 weeks so you have time to order holiday cards. The cost for a session is $180.
Mini sessions are great for:
Family photos for the holidays, cards and gifts for family.
Newly married couples who want updated photos.
Anyone who wants to show off how much their kids have grown!
A way to introduce a new baby or pregnancy without doing a full session.
Caroline & Evan clients who are addicted to photos with us ;)
To book your session, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let me know your 2 preferred time slots between 9am and 7pm on Saturday October 22nd or 10am-12pm on October 23rd. I’ll send a contract and invoice over to secure your spot!
Melissa & Ryan are married! Their gorgeous wedding at The Tampa Bay Garden Club was picture perfect and we totally lucked out with gorgeous weather. It was hot, but no hurricanes so I call that a win! They included their dog, Mookie, in their ceremony and a few portraits which made me wish we had done that with our Bimini when we got married. I can’t wait to share the entirety of this stunning day.
I get to share photos of Mariel & Jayce’s wedding albums because they have been delivered! They are such a generous couple. The album credit that came in their packages, they decided to create an album for her parents as a ‘thank you’ and then get another smaller album for themselves. These two loved on us so much throughout their engagement and wedding day so we wanted to return the love with a special little gift locket and I’m thrilled that Mariel loved it! Here are a bunch of photos of the albums side by side and individually so you can see a few differences. The parent album is Navy linen and the couple album cover is “Sailboat” linen.
And here is Mariel & her mom looking through the album together! I had so much fun meeting up with them and talking about everything from travel to motherhood. Another one of my favorite parts in this whole, sometimes years-long, process: getting final meetings with couples and delivering products and just chatting about life.
See Kendall & Nick’s full feature on Love Inc. here!
Back To The Table is a new event in Tampa and St. Pete that brings together community over a table of amazing food and conversation with locals. Each month has a theme and well planned out menu to go along with it. We had the pleasure of capturing photography for the very first event at Foundation Coffee Co.’s future location in Seminole Heights. The evening was created by Amber Vetch Designs and Saltblock Catering and sponsored by Set Event Rentals, Wish Vintage Rentals and Kate Ryan Linens. Read more about the event design on Amber’s blog here.
Catersource Magazine published this event in 7 photo filled pages in their July/August issue, check it out here!
Our Back To The Table event was published in Catersource Magazine! We are so thrilled that they loved this event and decided to feature it in the July & August Culinary Art issue! To see our recap of Back To The Table in Tampa, see our full blog post here.
Now that this coastal inspiration shoot we did at Tampa Bay Watch has been published 12 times, we are so excited to share it here in our little space of the internet. The ocean is my happy place- this past weekend we spent some time on a tiny island that we had to take a boat to and that was definitely where I belong. Getting to do a shoot with so many talented vendors is therapy on it’s own- but this was such an awesome day all around.
Concept Design: Every Last Detail for Aisle Society | Bridesmaids & Bride’s Dresses: Dessy | Planning & Design: Kelly Hancock Events | Photography: Caroline & Evan Photography (obviously!)| Florals: FH Weddings & Events | Venue: Tampa Bay Watch | Custom Invitations: Eleven Note Stationery | Table & Tabletop Rentals: Set Rentals | Glassware: Emily Grace Design | Hand Lettering: Amber Veatch Designs | Hand Lettering: Oh Deer Creative | Hair & Makeup: Lasting Luxe Hair & Makeup | Rentals: The Reserve Vintage Rentals | Cake: Hands On Sweets
“50 Shades of Blue” as Marsha Ann Brown so eloquently put it. The water surrounding the Bahamas is turquoise perfection and surely my favorite color for a reason. I’ve been seeing our press trip to The Bahamas pop up on lots of the Aisle Society network blogs so I thought it would be a good time to share our brief behind the scenes. Plus we are leaving for a quick island trip tomorrow so I’m in an umbrella drink and boat mood for sure!
The ladies of Aisle Society and Sandals Royal Bahamian graciously brought us to Nassau in February to help cover the very first press retreat for the Aisle Society bloggers. Brandi of Alexis June Weddings was there as the photographer and Evan and I came along to shoot cinema (fun fact: not something we ever do for weddings but Evan has done freelance film & video editing for 10 years). We had such an epic time meeting editors that we have worked with for years and finally seeing them in person and hanging out and drinking in the jacuzzi with them- that’s how you make solid editorial relationships, y’all! Sandals was so accommodating, we have the most incredible room and view, welcome goodies, and ate the best food of any trip I think we’ve ever taken. Evan and I wrapped our 4 days in paradise up with a sailing lesson and ride along the turquoise water. Oh and still one of the best things about traveling in and out of Nassau is they have a Kahwa coffee (based in St. Pete) right in the airport! So we get a taste of home while we’re away.
Aisle Society is something we really believe in and it was such an honor to be part of this trip with these editors that we respect so much. And it;s 10 times more fun submitting to them now because we have great stories to reminisce about, haha! I sure hope we get to head to another Sandals sometime soon- it’s my dream to stay in an over water bungalow and Sandals Jamaica just opened the first ones in the Caribbean!
These last images are from the soiree the last night on Sandals’ private island- they there us the best party with fire performers and everything. Brandi snagged fantastic portraits of us too! I’m telling ya, friction’ paradise!
Last week we were published again, this time on The Celebration Society blog for Michela & Chris’ turquoise beach wedding at Grand Plaza Resort on St. Pete Beach. We loved this event so much, the color palette of turquoise, rose quartz and serenity looked incredible together. We are getting pretty close to our 100th time being featured- I can;t wait to see what will be #100! We have about two per month coming up the rest f the year so stay tuned to see who publishes our work next- it might be your wedding!
These two! I’m so excited I finally get to blog them- our site was having some trouble last week so I had to push it to today. Samantha & Randy have really become family to us, we loved getting to know them so well over the past year. Randy went to school with my little brother, who officiated their ceremony, and we’ve known Randy for a while. Sammi is beyond perfect for him. Together they are a whole lotta fun- and they care a lot about being each other’s best friend. The wedding day was gorgeous- a bit hot but sunny and very breezy which made for some crazy hair. We shot what can only be described as completely freaking stunning sunset shots and then a full fledged football game broke out on the lawn- that’s the type of group this was, just fun and full of energy. It was wonderful seeing some people we know and meeting lots of new ones, but mostly seeing these two awesome families join forces. And the details! I loved the ring box and centerpieces. There was some pretty fun singing during the reception and a sparkler exit to finish the evening.
That’s my little brother officiating the ceremony!
Venue: Tampa Bay Watch | Planning: Chantilly Chic Celebrations | Florist: Flowers by Edith | Linens: Connie Duglin | Dessert: Wandering Whisk Bakeshop | Bridal gown: Jon’s Bridal | Groom & Groomsmen: Men’s Warehouse | DJ: DJ Bright Light | Videographer: Imagery Wedding Films | Officiant : Casey Thomas | Makeup: Jennifer Gaffney | Stationery: Fresh Light Print
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