Brooke and Tony’s Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West

Brooke and Tony actually met when Brooke became interested in working with his company and they were set to discuss job opportunities. What makes this story even more interesting is the fact that *I* actually used to work for this same company. That’s how I know both Tony and Brooke’s dad (who also worked there!). It never ceases to amaze me how the connections you make throughout life come back to you at the most unexpected times. But I’m so glad that they do because that’s how I found myself down in the sunny Florida keys photographing Brook and Tony’s incredible Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West.

2020 seems to have it out for my brides. If they aren’t battling the challenges of planning a wedding during COVID, it’s constantly threatening to rain on wedding days this year. For Brooke and Tony’s wedding, the weather radar threatened an 80% chance of rain all day long! As usual, I brought all of my umbrellas and everything needed to shoot it out in a rainstorm. The venue even put up a tent to set up on the beach in an effort to shelter everyone in the event of rain too. I don’t want to jinx it – but I’m pretty sure that preparing for rain is the only way to keep it away! Because believe it or not, it never even rained a drop! It was magic!

So, we were able to carry out this gorgeous beach wedding just as it was intended and let me tell you, it was a beautiful day. The bride and groom clearly have an amazing sense of style and it showed. Brooke’s vision for the day was executed to perfection right down to her AMAZING Christian Louboutin shoes. Not to be left out, Tony gave a nod to his love for aviation with a custom made suit featuring interior fabric of a real cockpit. I could go on all day about the details of the day but by far one of my favorites was the fact that they had flower boys. Now by boys, I defintiely mean grown men. YASSSS! This is absolutely a trend I want to see more of in the future. They were a riot and obviously my favorite. ha!

I have to talk about the incredible venue, the amazing palm trees, and all of the stunning backdrops we had for photos. But ultimately what I love about destination weddings isn’t the beauty. It’s that the closest and best people are the ones willing to make the trip. Ultimately this means that these weddings are always special, always meaningful, and hours of so much fun!

Congratulations Brooke and Tony! Thank you so much for trusting me to photograph your stunning destination wedding at Casa Marina. It was unforgettable!

Venue: Casa Marina Key West – A Waldorf Astoria Resort | Coordinator: Just Save The Date: Event Planning & Design | Music: Rusty Lemmon | DJ: DJ Gunz – Cutting Edge Disc Jockey LLC | Floral & Linen: Milan Event Florals & Decor Key West, Florida | Cake: Cakes by Karol | Hair & Makeup: Studio Marie-Pierre Hair & Makeup | Photobooth: Moore Entertainment KW Photo Booth | Bridal dress: Maggie Sottero Designs from The White Magnolia Bridal Collection Jacksonville | Shoes Christian Louboutin | Ring: Christopher Designs | Groom tux: Tom James Company | Shoes: Salvatore Ferragamo | Second Photographer: Photography by Giselle

Want to see another gorgeous Destination Wedding? Check out: Shinetta and Jaron

Detail shot of invitation with rings at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Detail shot of rings on Christian Louboutin heels at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Christian Louboutin shoes with palm trees at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Detail shots of invitation suite and rings at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Detail shots of rings at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Wedding Bouquet on the beach at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Detail shot of the wedding cake at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Detail shot of reception area at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Detail shots of the tables at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride getting hair done at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride getting makeup done at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride looking in the mirror at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride having champagne with bridesmaids at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride praying with mom in black and white at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride getting dress zipped at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride putting garter on at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride standing in between palm trees at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Detail shots of wedding bouquets at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Brides dad first look at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride walking with bridesmaids at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Groom geting ready at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Custom Suit with cockpit at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Detail shots of grooms shoes and accessories at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Groom tying tie in mirror at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Detail of dogs in grooms socks at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Groom portrait in blue suit at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Groom fixing cufflinks at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Groomsman getting ready at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Groomsmen getting ready at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Groom walking with groomsmen at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Groom jumping with groomsmen at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride and groom first look at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride walking to see groom for the first time at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride and groom walking at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Groom walking to alter at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Groom walking down the aisle at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Flower boys being silly at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Flower Boys walking down the aisle at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Flower boys dumping flowers on head at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Flower boys shooting petals at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride walking with dad at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Groom seeing bride at the alter at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Wedding ceremony on the beach at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Groom laughing during ceremony at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride and groom at the alter at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Pastor showing the rings at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Groom putting a ring on it at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride putting ring on groom at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
You may kiss the bride at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Shot from behind the alter during kiss at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride and groom walking down aisle after ceremony at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Flower boys walking down the aisle at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Wedding party jumping at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Wedding party walking in black and white at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Wedding party walking at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Wedding party funny shot at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride and groom smiling on the beach at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride and groom posing with palm tree and seagull on the beach at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Groom dipping bride at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride and groom posing on the beach in black and white at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride and groom kiss between the palm trees at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride and groom dancing at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride and groom posing in between palmtrees at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride and groom first dance at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride and groom first dance at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Flower boys tossing flowers on couple at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride's mom taking a cellphone shot of couple dancing at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride's dad dancing at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride's dad dancing at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
All the guest dancing at reception at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Groom playing limbo at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Groom dancing with mom at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Dirty dancing lift at reception at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Guest bleeding at reception at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West
Bride and groom kissing with lights all around in the dark at Brooke and Tony's Destination Wedding at Casa Marina Key West

2 Comments

  1. Brunilda Sepulveda

    Your photography is beautiful. Thank you for all this beautiful pictures.

    Tony’s mom

    Reply
    • Sarah Hedden

      Awe, thank you so much! It really was a beautiful weekend!!

      Reply

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