April 7, 2023

Grace River Island Resort | Wedding

Grace River Island Resort in Fort Myers, Florida is an absolutely incredible wedding venue!  From the moment that we connected with the owners, they have been wonderful to work with, and ensured Haley and Joey’s wedding was nothing short of perfection from start to finish.  When we photographed Haley and Joey’s stunning engagement session in Naples, we knew their destination wedding would be amazing, and we could not wait to document the beauty of their big day!

We began the morning by capturing details including their rings by Morande Jewelers and Hannoush Jewelers.  The ladies had just completed hair and makeup with Culture Beauty & Dry Bar as Haley finished up with the talented Shayla’s Upstyles.  Haley put on her breathtaking Essence of Australia gown from Jadore Bridal Boutique, and shared sweet first looks with her bridesmaids and father before heading out to see Joey.  We set off to explore the island for portraits, and were soon joined by the wedding party and families for photos before the ceremony began.  Everyone looked amazing with the men in their Tuxxman suits with black bowties, and the ladies in their gorgeous dresses from Show Me Your Mumu with bouquets from Blossom and Thorn.

Haley and Joey exchanged private vows, and tied the knot surrounded by their closest family and friends.  Guests gathered for social hour with Anthony’s Bartending, and enjoyed dinner from Mission BBQ with desserts by the fabulous Sospiri Cannoli Cart.  Speeches were followed by the most beautiful first dances, and we can’t wait to see the emotions captured by Brian Lane on video!  We stepped away for a few sunset photos before dancing the night away with Complete Weddings & Events.  Haley and Joey, your day was an absolute dream, and we are so excited as you begin your adventure as newlyweds on your honeymoon in St. Lucia!