Aug
24
2015

We had such an amazing time filming Kavya and Robert’s wedding in Williamsburg, VA. Theirs was a joining of two families and also two cultures. I know Rob was excited to wield a sword while riding a horse during his baraat, surrounded by his friends and family dressed in traditional garments of Indian culture. Kavya’s amazing spirit and sense of humor was on display all weekend. She was unable to speak because she was “attacked by a gang of ninja pirates before the wedding and fought them off with Rob’s katana”. What actually happened is she had become ill in the days leading up the wedding and broke a couple of ribs from coughing! She still had a huge smile on her face and enjoyed their wedding weekend to the fullest despite not feeling 100% well. The entire weekend was beautifully orchestrated by our friends at Engaging Affairs, which ended with an awesome fireworks display. Thanks to Kavya and Rob for sharing their special weekend with us!

Venue – Kingsmill Resort
Event Planning & Coordination – Engaging Affairs
Photo – Connor Studios
Florals – Amaryllis Designs // The Flower Cupboard
Music – DJ Michael Cruz
Beauty – Desire’e: Salon Vivace Williamsburg

May
28
2015

We’re excited to share the highlight from Roxy and Rodney’s sweet backyard wedding in Miami, FL. Rodney and Roxy met at a bible study and credit their faith with bringing them together and strengthening their relationship. They’re funny, sweet and generous people that love to host parties for their friends, so celebrating their nuptials in their backyard made perfect sense. They spent weeks shopping for antique furniture, finding the perfect decor accents and deciding on their favorite cupcake flavors to share with their closest family and friends. Rodney’s daughter Brianna plays a huge role in their relationship as well. Roxy and Bri get along so well that you’d think they’ve been family from the start! Rodney’s only complaint is that he’s constantly being excluded from their girl talk sessions. It felt amazing to be a part of such an intimate event, surrounded by love and the best vibes. As the evening went on, it started to rain just as their reception was about to kick-off (which would typically put a damper on the party). After waiting about 2 minutes for the rain to stop, everyone just shrugged their shoulders and danced in the rain for the rest of the night. We’re so happy to have met Roxy and Rodney and hope you enjoy their highlight as much as we enjoyed making it!

Venue – Couple’s Home
Photo – Chris Sosa
Dinner – Mena Catering

Apr
07
2015

Recently, I had the honor of acting as both filmmaker and best man at my brother’s wedding. Bryan is the baby of my family and he is someone that I find fascinating. He’s a sweet guy who not only sees the glass as half-full, but overflowing with possibility. He’s got big dreams and plans to pursue each and every one of them. He and Joselyne currently own a gym and a very popular Paleo-friendly bakery (yes, they deliver). He also dabbles in painting and just about anything else that someone might find interesting (including poetry, which you’ll hear in his vows). What makes Josy such a perfect partner is that she quiets the noise and brings focus to his life. She has a calming strength and maturity that complements his extroverted goofiness. They met in high school and have been together for over 8 years, so I’ve considered her a sister for a long time now. These two have accomplished so much in such little time and we’re excited to see what’s next for them. Congratulations Josy and Bryan, we love you both!

We’d also like to give a major shout-out to all of the wedding vendors that contributed their talents to this event. They made my little brother and his wife very happy and for that, we are eternally grateful. Elaine and Mike, the photos are awesome! Hopefully this video will make my family stop talking about how much they love the photos for a few minutes ;)…That stunning flower-wall featured in their ceremony was created by Rick and his team at Avant Gardens. Reverend Eddie Rodriguez often appears in our films because he’s one of the greatest officiants and he gave us a beautiful ceremony. Their wedding planner Sari made sure that everything went flawlessly and Vanessa from Ohh My Sweetness created an amazing/delicious dessert station that all the guests raved about. Lastly, I’d like to thank the video team. While I was running around doing best man stuff, I was at ease knowing that Jessica, Evan and Idalia were capturing everything beautifully.

Venues: The Biltmore Hotel / Coral Gables Country Club
Event Planning: Sari Sosa Events
Photography – Elaine Palladino
Florals – Avant Gardens
Officiant – Rev. Eddie Rodriguez
Desserts – Ohh My Sweetness
Music & Lighting – DJ Ubi
Beauty – I.M. Hair
Wedding Gown – Chic Parisien