Orlando Wedding: Daniele and Jerred’s farm country celebration

I love documenting celebrations that are… different. Every wedding is unique in its own way, but sometimes, two people come together from such completely different walks of life, and end up in a new place together, physically or spiritually, that cannot help but result in the amazingness such as you’re about to see. This may not be the first cowboy wedding I’ve photographed, but it was certainly the first one to happen on an actual living, breathing farm! (how does Orlando even have suburbs suitable for farming?)

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While the boys were getting the farm ready to receive guests, the girls got ready at a lakeside inn nearby. We were doing bridal portraits outside, and took full advantage of the small yacht bobbing in the water (after asking the owners for permission, of course), because, why not 😛
Orlando farmer cowboy weddingOrlando farmer cowboy weddingThe image below is one of my favorite posed detail images, ever. The cowboy boots, the purple accents, the bouquets, everything ties in together perfectly and I just love it.Orlando wedding bride cowboy boots bouquetsOrlando farmer cowboy wedding

So natural and relaxed in comfy jeans and boots. Thanks to my 2nd shooter Robyn for capturing these chill pre-ceremony portraits with the groomsmen.
Orlando farmer cowboy weddingYes indeed, the bridal party arrived to the ceremony in style, riding on hay bales in a big red tractor! Time to step up your game, Orlando weddings. Hehehe.
bride arrives via tractor Orlando farmer cowboy weddingThe bride’s brother walked her down the aisle in a flurry of emotions while guests watched from their comfy seats of hay.Orlando farmer cowboy weddingOrlando farmer cowboy weddingOrlando farmer cowboy weddingOrlando wedding bridal bouquet of wild flowers

The secret’s out! The newlyweds recently found out they were expecting a new farm hand to arrive in a couple of months. The big reveal happened during the speeches at reception, but I found out earlier, during the newlywed session, when Jerred kept putting his hands all over his new bride’s belly 😛
Orlando farmer cowboy wedding

Knowing that this was pretty much a once in a lifetime offer, I made sure to use farming equipment as props and backgrounds as much as I could in the couple’s portraits. Honestly I was in awe at how clean Daniele’s wedding dress was after we were done with the pictures.Orlando farmer cowboy weddingOrlando farmer cowboy wedding
Having just recently gotten married myself (in a barn, with bistro lights), I was delighted to discover that the reception was in a barn, with bistro lights! Sheer perfection – great minds think alike! Orlando farmer cowboy wedding
A vintage record player was brought out for some good old fashioned line dancing. The party continued well into the night. Everyone had so much fun dancing and twirling and doe-see-doeing.
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While some guests enjoyed a yummy ice cream bar (courtesy of Coldstone Creamery), others swung their partners round and round.
Orlando farmer cowboy weddingorlando wedding photographer Kristina Stockton with happy bride and groomLoooooved loved loved participating in your wedding, guys! Thank you for an incredible, unforgettable, different experience! I’m off to buy some cute cowboy boots 😛  Do you think they make them in my favorite color red??

Keep kissing! Love,
Kristina
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