Adelsia & Jarrett's Wedding at Harborside Chapel

When Adelsia and Jarrett came to us hoping that we would be the best fit as their wedding photographers, the first question we had to ask during our in person consultation was, “Are we talking June, as in, next month??” 

This was a lighthearted icebreaker as we explained we thought there must certainly be a typo in the date for the wedding information.  We all had a good laugh, but then got right down to business on the task of planning both their engagement session and wedding photography in a 30 day time frame!

We were definitely up for the challenge, so we got their engagement scheduled, with the promise of a quick turnaround time of their gallery so that they could incorporate their images into their wedding decor.  We chose the riverwalk area in downtown Tampa for a nautical background to their engagement portraits, since they shared a love of boats and open water.

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Adelsia and Jarrett’s natural, bubbly chemistry together left them needing very little direction as we led them to multiple locations along the dock and walkways lining the water.  All that was left for us to do was capture their giddy laughs and sweet kisses as we all strolled through the city.

Just a couple short weeks after their engagement session, we were meeting them once again on location at the newly built Harborside Chapel in Safety Harbor for their wedding day.  This brand new venue blew us away with its clean, monochromatic vibe and no shortage of beautiful natural light.  Even a sporadic morning rain shower couldn’t keep us from capturing a touching indoor First Look between our bride and groom.

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Their afternoon reception was held in Jackson’s Bistro in Tampa and was full of love, more natural light, and was laced with rich cultural traditions facilitated by Adelsia’s family members. 

A tight timeframe didn’t stop us from pulling off a complete and phenomenal wedding package for our sweet and loving couple.  To top it all off, Adelsia, Jarrett and all of their guests were able to make us feel like family in such a short amount of time; and that’s a gift that is timeless.

Wedding Venue: Harbrorside Chapel

Reception Hall: Jacksons Bistro