Photographer Steven and his assistant John had a blast capturing Ashley and Parker’s wedding at the Orlando Science Center! We started off the day meeting Ashley at her private residence and captured her and her wedding party getting their hair and makeup done by Jazz It Up Artistry! They even had their adorable dogs Biscuit and Bolt keeping watch of the fun (who we had a lot of fun with at their engagement session)! Once Ashley and her bride squad were ready to go, they headed over to the Science Center, had her finishing touches with jewelry and floral, and got dressed into her gorgeous wedding gown by The Perfect Dress! We then captured Ashley’s first look with dad which was such a sweet teary moment! We just love the emotion from first looks, so genuine! We then moved into capturing separate wedding party groups outside and inside while dancing around Florida’s rain plans! It was then time for the ceremony!
The ceremony took place in the Our Planet Room with the moon as their centerpiece background and officiated by David with Classically Cool Events. The ceremony consisted of beautiful harp playing by Christine Macphail, the pups as the ring bearers, a ring exchange, and a kiss to seal the deal! MJ with Junction 88 also set off cold sparks during their kiss which made the moment extra special! (We could make a nerdy space joke here, but we’ll spare you!) We then captured family portraits on the terrace once the rain stopped and took a quick field trip to the Mayor tree for wedding party and personal portraits. FairyTail Pet Care helped take Bolt and Biscuit with us and also took them home afterwards, which is such an awesome service for couples who want to include their fur-babies in the big day. After all personal bride and groom portraits wrapped up and guests finished cocktail hour, it was time for the reception!
The reception was held in the Dino Digs Room which was absolutely full of beautiful wedding details! Most of the centerpieces were made by the bride, and notice all of the dino-themed elements on their tables! Also, check out the cute figures of Bolt and Biscuit taking a bite out of the wedding cake! Once all of the guests were seated, the wedding party and Ashley and Parker made their grand entrance, went straight into their first dance, and cold sparks went off right when they did their dip which made for a perfect photo moment! Everyone then enjoyed a delicious dinner and cake catered/created by 4Rivers Catering, then it was time to party! DJ MJ with Junction 88 kept the dance floor packed all night! After a little bit of dancing, we snuck Ashley and Parker out for some night portraits, the first with Parker’s VW GTI with the science center’s observatory as their backdrop, then moved over to the sky bridge, and lastly took pics with Stan the T-Rex! We then brought them back to the dance floor for the couple to enjoy a private last dance as their guests lined up for their exit. We then sent them off through the bubble exit and said our goodbyes! To Ashley and Parker, we adored your excited, goofy, and happy energy! Congratulations again, and we wish you nothing but love and happiness in the future! Can’t wait to see you guys again soon!