Shannon + Chris 11.02.08

This weekend I had the honor of photographing Shannon and Chris’s wedding day. Surrounded by friends and family, the two said “I do” at the World Golf Village Renaissance Hotel. And while the weather was unattractive at best, the bride more than made up for it, she was absolutely gorgeous! Its no wonder Chris was wowed when she walked down the aisle! I have to say, these two are some of the sweetest people I have had the privilege to photograph. Chris is caring and his love for Shannon is written on his sleeve, I just love seeing that! And Shannon, well she is in a class all her own, one of the most honest and decent human beings I have ever met! These two have truly found their soul mates, and seeing there faces on Sunday verified that to me!

Some of Shannon’s details while she dresses…

And Shannon as she and her maids prepare to put the wreath in her hair…

Then we were lucky enough to head outside before it rained. It was windy, but the girls were great about being outside. I love working with women who will work hard for the shot!

The Groomsmen and chris, his Dad was his best man…how great is that??

The Flowers were done by Rose of Sharon, Shannon had the most gorgeous bouquet of Calla Lilly’s, which I think has to be the most beautiful flower. She wove a special bracelet belonging to her mom in the flowers as well. Shannon looked so elegant in her dress, and I think the flowers were the perfect touch to accent her look.

Shannon and Chris while they say their vows, and as they leave the ceremony…

And sneaking kisses during the formal portraits {a photographer NEVER stops watching, LOL}

They had a fabulous reception, with some of the best DJ’s I have ever heard- they actually played some hits I had not heard in years- It was GREAT!

The Cake was by Publix, and they did such a fabulous job! Although, I am a bad person to ask, I love CAKE!

And their rings…

And the Bride and Groom leaving through a sea of bubbles…

I had such a wonderful time working with you guys over the last 5 months, you two are amazing people individually, but together…watch out world! I wish you two love, happiness and joy every day of your life, and I hope you two are as happy in your marriage as you were the day of your wedding.

I also want to give a special thank you to Stacy of SLN Studios for second shooting with me, you are so WONDERFUL and I cant even begin to thank you for being a wonderful friend and photographer. I can’t wait to see the shots that you got! And Caitlin, my FANTASTIC assistant, you are worth your weight in gold, thank you SO MUCH!

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  1. Stacy says:

    Shannon and Chris it was such a pleasure to watch you celebrate the beginning of your life together! YOu are such an adorable couple!

    Kelly you did it girl! Your shots are beautiful and really tell the story of their day! Fab job girlfriend! XOXO

  2. Caitlin says:

    I had a blast! cant wait to help you out again this weekend! The pictures turned out BEAUTIFUL! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the one of Shannon close up! and the Ring Man and Woman too haha. 🙂 You are fabulous!!

  3. Shannon says:

    Finally I get to see all of the pics in the blog! You are amazing and we were so glad to have you photographing our big day! Can’t wait to see the rest. 🙂

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