Hollywood Themed Straz Center Wedding in Tampa

December 29, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

Hollywood Themed Straz Center Wedding in Tampa

They fell in love during college. Years later, they circled a special date on the calendar and waited to marry on a Saturday that would've been his parents’ anniversary. That right there says so much about the kind of people Candice and Ladell are and why it was such an honor to document to start of their marriage. Here are a few highlights from their Hollywood themed wedding.

Hotel: Le Meridien Tampa

Ceremony and Reception: The Straz Center for the Performing Arts

Hair and Makeup: Lili's Weddings

Flowers and Decor: Hannah's Floral and Events

Planner: An Elegant Affair

Chair Rental: A Chair Affair

Videography: Artperture Videography

DJ: DJ Psycho

Cake: Publix

Dress: David's Bridal

Exterior views of the Le Meridien Hotel in Tampa taken by Rising Lotus Photography.Exterior view of Le Meridien Tampa

The couple chose to get ready and do their First Look at Le Meridien Hotel in downtown Tampa.

Photo of a Hollywood themed wedding invitation suite taken by Rising Lotus Photography.Wedding Invitation paper suite and roses

Red roses added bold glamour to the wedding day.

Photo of bride's wedding shoes and wedding bouquet taken by Rising Lotus Photography.Wedding shoes and rose bouqet A close up view of the bride's accessories were taken by Rising Lotus Photography.Bride's wedding accessories and red roses

Loved ones surprised the couple with a thoughtful gift basket which included champagne and monogrammed flutes.

A close up photo of a gift basket for the newlyweds taken by Rising Lotus PhotographyWedding gift basket Portraits of a bride before she gets dressed in her wedding gown were taken by Rising Lotus Photography.Bride in her robe Natural light photos of this bride were taken by Rising Lotus Photography outside the Le Meridien Hotel in Tampa, FL.Natural light portrait of pretty bride

Window light photo of groom dressed in white taken at Le Meridien Hotel in Tampa.Groom dressed in white suite.

Photo of a groom at the Le Meridien Hotel in Tampa, FL.Contemplative groom before wedding ceremony.

Candice and Ladell opted to see each other before the ceremony, allowing them time to be together and have more photos. This turned out the be a great decision because a rainstorm rolled in that afternoon.

Photo of a wedding day first look at the steps of Le Meridien Hotel in Tampa, FL.First look before wedding

Just look at his reaction! There's nothing sweeter than a groom excited and happy to see his bride.

Bride and groom do a First Look at Le Meridien Hotel in Tampa, FL.Bride and groom do a First Look

Sweet and romantic photos of a bride and groom after the first look outside Le Meridien Hotel in Tampa, FL.Romantic newlyweds at Le Meridien Hotel

Sign-in table for wedding reception guests at the Straz Center in Tampa, FL.Wedding reception sign-in table

Gorgeous red roses were everywhere to be found at the reception held at Maestro's Restaurant about the Straz Center.

A close-up view of a wedding cake trimmed with red roses.Wedding cake trimmed with roses

Newlyweds laughing during their first dance at the Straz Center in Tampa, FL.newlyweds first dance

Thanks to the helpful staff at the Straz, Candice and Ladell were able to get some additional photos taken inside the theater.

Newlyweds enjoying a few moments alone on stage at the Straz Center in Tampa, FL.Romantic newlywed portrait in theater

 


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