We have been waiting for this wedding for many months.  We knew from the Minute we met Michelle that we were all a perfect fit for each other (thanks Billy).She has a wedding BLOG that I have been following so I knew the wedding would have amazing details.  But, WOW!  The people inlvolved were even more amazing than the details.  The vendors, the families, the wedding party, the party animals guests….all awesome.  Be sure to look at Michelle’s blog and read her story of how she found us and why she decided to hire us.

Anyway, Michelle and Adam were married on the beach on the property of the Bay Point Marriott in Panama City Beach, FL.  The gorgeous reception was set up on the terrace near the main hotel.  This wedding has SOOO many details I just don’t think I can fit them in one post.  And, special thanks to Dede Edwards for helping us get people together and for bossing people around and for 3rd shooting and everything!

Venue | Bay Point Marriott, Panama City Beach, FL (Lindsey Crawson, events coordinator)

Planner | Rachelle Youd

Dress  Designer |  Casablanca

Bridal Boutique | Glass Slipper (Panama City)

Bridesmaids dresses Designer | Dessy — Shop | Bridal Suite (Pensacola)

DJ | Jim Lawson (Panama City)

Groom/Groomsmen Attire |  US Coast Guard and Men’s Warehouse

Officiant | Fr Steve Bates of Holy Nativity Episcopal Church

Violinist  | High school friend of groom and Groomsman, Dan Mielock

Guitarist | Billy Howell

Cake | Renee of Fatty Patty’s (Panama City)

Hello gorgeous dress!

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Michelle’s sister-in-law who is a floral designer in Hawaii designed Michelle’s bouquet for that personal touch. Isn’t it beautiful?  See those green, leafy, folded things?  (sorry I don’t know their name) Michelle’s mom grew those in her yard!
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This is Michelle’s well used prayer book. Her Faith is very important to her.
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This is such a cute story! Adam gave Michelle a bear in a beautifully wrapped box on their first Christmas together. It took her about 4 hours to notice that the bear was wearing earrings. It has been a family joke since then and Michelle still has the bear AND the box it came in. While getting ready, Michelle was given the same box and she pulled out the same bear. The bear was holding a jewelry pouch and Michelle was a little baffled when it was empty. Funny enough, it took her at almost a minute to realize the bear was once again wearing earrings! They came from Michelle’s favorite jewelry store Pensacola, Susan Campbell Jewelry.   She wore the new ones and the ones she got for that first Christmas!
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I love this garter shot…..
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What’s an overheated bride to do? Get a bridesmaid to fan her with paper plates of course!  Katie was such a great helper….and quite entertaining too!
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Michelle made all of the beaded foot jewelry too. Her talents are amazing!
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Something a little different….
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We had to send Michelle away to make room for Adam….
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You would just have to know them for this one…
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It was a beautiful private beach for the ceremony….
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Here we go……
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They had to walk through a restaurant on the boardwalk after the ceremony and I think the patrons were more than excited…..
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Part two to come over the weekend!  We are completely overwhelmed with how many images we have!

Panama City Beach Wedding Photographer

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