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Portofino Island Resort Wedding

March 5, 2024

I'm a natural light photographer who enjoys capturing love stories all over the world—but  Pensacola, Florida is where I call home with my husband and two young children. 


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As a wedding photographer, I’m honored to witness love stories unfold in the most picturesque settings. Laura and Alec’s destination wedding at the Portofino Island Resort on Pensacola Beach was no exception. From the vibrant welcome party to the unexpected rain shower during the reception, their special day was filled with unforgettable moments that truly captured the essence of their love and resilience.

Rainy Wedding Day
Rainy Wedding Day

The Welcome Party

Laura and Alec, a charming couple from Nashville, chose the breathtaking backdrop of Portofino Island Resort for their dream wedding. With its pristine beaches and stunning views, it was the perfect setting for their romantic celebration.

The festivities kicked off with a colorful Luau-themed welcome party at Lagunas on Pensacola Beach. Guests were greeted with the warm embrace of tropical vibes and the sweet aroma of Hawaiian delicacies. What made this soirée truly unique were the adorable shell ornaments crafted by the talented bride herself. It was a testament to Laura’s creativity and attention to detail, setting the tone for a joyous celebration ahead.

Wedding Day

Despite the possibility of inclement weather, the wedding day began with clear skies and radiant sunshine. Spirits were high as Laura and Alec exchanged vows surrounded by their loved ones.

Rain Won’t Stop us Now

However, as fate would have it, nature had other plans in store. Just as the reception was about to commence, the heavens opened up, and rain poured down in torrents. But instead of dampening the mood, it only served to amplify the magic of the moment. Laura and Alec, undeterred by the unexpected shower, embraced the rain with open arms, dancing and laughing amidst the downpour.

It was a beautiful reminder that love knows no bounds. Theirs was a love that weathered the storm, a testament to their unwavering commitment to each other.

Portofino Island Resort Wedding

Portofino Island Resort Wedding
Rainy Wedding Day
Rainy Wedding Day
Rainy Wedding Day

In the end, Laura and Alec’s wedding was more than just a celebration of love—it was a celebration of resilience, of embracing life’s unexpected twists and turns with grace and laughter. And as they begin this new chapter of their lives together, we have no doubt that their love will continue to shine as brightly as the sun on a clear summer day.

For brides-to-be seeking to capture the essence of their special moments, whether it’s a bridal tea, an intimate gathering, or the grandeur of a wedding day, trust in the artistry and passion of our photography. Let us tell your story with the same dedication and expertise that brought Hannah + Asher’s wedding to life in all its splendor.

Contact us today to learn more about our wedding photography services and how we can help you preserve the magic of your most cherished moments. Let us be your trusted partner in capturing the beauty, love, and joy of your special day.

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