After a cancelled wedding a few years earlier, we were happy to get the call for a new date and finally capture the beauty of these two’s love for each other .
Davis Island Garden Club is located on beautiful Davis Islands, just five minutes from downtown Tampa. It has a wonderful view of the waterfront and the homes of Harbour Island. A large patio, backyard and gazebo make it a beautiful place to have your wedding.
We asked the bride and groom to share their thoughts on their day.
Why specifically did you chose this area for your wedding? Fell in love with the outside space. We loved that it was on the water but not the beach and had a lot of greenery. I always wanted an outdoor wedding because I loved romantic look of lights at night.
How did you incorporate both personalities into the wedding? We both are very playful and love to make people laugh. So we incorporated that with some of the music we had and our vows. I also love a classy and unique style which we incorporated in with all our decor.
What were your colors and why did you chose them? Navy, blush, plum and gold. They were the prefect combination for a winter wedding without being too dark.
What elements of your wedding were the most important? The décor, I love to decorate and I knew my wedding needed to be a reflection of that.
Was there a moment(s) during your wedding day that surprised you? Everybody says the wedding flies but I didn’t feel that way.
What was/were the most favorite moment(s)/ or favorite part of your wedding day? Walking down the isle and our first dance.
When you look back on your wedding day in 50 years, what do you think you will remember the most? How I felt standing at the alter with my husband. Pure happiness.
What made your wedding unique? While dessert tables are more and more common lately I had so many people say how different our cake table was. We had donuts, cinnamon rolls, apple fritters and eclairs in addition to the cake.
Why specifically did you hire Castorina Photography & Films? Marilyn was very warm and friendly from the first time I met her. I saw photos and films from her other weddings and loved her style.
What advice would you give to brides consider Castorina Photography & Films? If your contemplating a wedding film just do it. It is by far the best decision we made.
Click here to view their Wedding Films: Danielle & Ian Wedding Trailer
Wedding Photoshoot Locations
Danielle and Ian’s wedding was photographed on location at the Westin Tampa Waterside and Davis Island Garden Club in Tampa, Florida.
Venues: The Westin Tampa Waterside, The Davis Island Garden Club | Photographer & Cinematographer: Castorina Photography & Films | Officiant: Reverend Rick Lackore | Planner/Coordinator: Special Moments Events | Caterer: Catering by the Family | Cake: Cakes by Carolynn | DJ: Sustache Music Events | Florist: The Brides Bouquet | Wedding Hair & Makeup: Style Hair & Makeup | Transportation: Tampa Water Taxi | Wedding Dress: David’s Bridal: Oleg Cassini | Bridesmaid Dress Shop: David’s Bridal | Groomsmen Attire: Men’s Warehouse | Rentals: Floral walls: Posy Exchange | Dance floor: Gabro Events | Lighting: Tampa Lights | Linens: Connie Duglin | Chairs: Chavari Chic | Lanterns and votives: Special Moments
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Castorina Photography and Films is a St. Petersburg Florida and Glenwood Springs Colorado, on location studio. Our wedding photography and cinematography clients enjoy a relaxed environment where they can be themselves as we do our best to relieve any stress from the wedding day. We have also serviced clients in Cancun Mexico, Venice, Rome, Tuscany and other areas of Italy, Tampa, Orlando, Sarasota, Glenwood Springs, Steamboat Springs, Keystone, Silverthorne Colorado and many other locations in the United States.
Castorina Photography and Films offers on location photography and cinematic wedding films for wedding, portrait, family, engagement, and Bridal sessions