LAURA & RYAN STEP INTO THE LIMELIGHT | OPAL SANDS RESORT | CLEARWATER, FL

 

The beauty of being a wedding photographer... each wedding is unique, each couple has a story, every venue is special, every mom will cry, every dad will dance... and no wedding will ever be the same as the last. Being able to capture these "once in a lifetime moments" is what makes us coming back over and over...
Laura & Ryan are far beyond average and the LOVE they share for each other was almost palpable. We all felt it, we all knew... just how much they care for each other and how they truly cherish their lives together. Each detail of their wedding day was handled with care and excellence, starting with the the mens boutonnieres made out of shells they picked out at Tarpon Springs on their last visit to Clearwater Beach { handmade by mum }. Also the "one of kind" ceremony arch, which was built by Ryan! The flowers were then added on by Iza's flowers Inc.. The "LOVE" sign was also built by the groom, perfectly executed I may add and brought down on an airplane from Illinois. { talk about dedication! }
This romantic and modern wedding was infused with touches of aqua, white, pale pinks and gold, completing Laura's peaceful beach vibe!
Laura & Ryan love to travel, enjoy water sports -really anything outdoors, and going on new adventures and did I mention Ryan is a motorcycle drag racer? Yes! He owns Flyin Ryan Racing, he is way cooler than we could even begin to imagine! And Laura... she is his manager! Talk about perfect? We LOVED meeting them and getting to see just a glimpse of how amazing they are for each other and to others. Thank you for having us!
We wish Laura & Ryan ALL the best in everything life may bring and a  HUGE congratulations! 

Lead Photographer | Dafne Spencer
Associate Photographer | Kay Kennedy

Cake | A Piece of Cake
Caterer | Opal Sands Resort
Ceremony Site | Opal Sands Resort
DJ | Grant Hemond and Associates, Inc.
Florist | Iza's flowers Inc.
Hair Stylist | Femme Akoi 
Make-up Artist | Femme Akoi
Reception Venue | Opal Sands Resort
Wedding Gown | Country Lace Bridal Shop (Bloomington, IL) | Val Stefani Dress