Allison and John were married a few months ago at the beautiful Highland Manor in Apopka, Florida. Highland Manor was built more than 110 years ago as a private residence. The manor, now operated by Dubsdread Catering, has transformed into one of the nicest venues in central Florida.

The bridal party had the entire second floor of historic manor house to get ready. With the hardwood floors and high ceilings, it was a beautiful backdrop for wedding preparations and photos.

The ceremony took place on the front lawn under the majestic oak tree. Allison walked down the aisle carrying a bouquet of sunflowers and light blue hydrangeas.

The reception was held in the main ballroom, which was decorated with gold Chivari chairs and gorgeous chandeliers. Allison did an amazing job with all of the personal touches, from the centerpieces to the menu cards drawn to look like chalkboards. Everything continued the sunflower theme, including the cake made by the bride’s mom.

During the welcome, they emphasized the good food, and they were definitely right! We’ve never been to a wedding with such good Southern food. The fried chicken, ribs and barbecue were amazing. After dinner, DJ Bracken took over the party and the guests filled the dance floor.

Congratulations Allison and John – thank you for choosing us to be your wedding photographers!

Wedding Vendors

Hair and Makeup: Salon Dulay (www.salondulay.com)
Floral: Linens & Flower Design (www.linensandflowersdesign.com)
Bridal Gown: Alfred Angelo (www.alfredangelo.com)
Bridesmaid Dresses – Alfred Angelo (www.alfredangelo.com)
Formal Wear: K&G Fashion (www.kgstores.com)
Location Coordinator: Bonnie Bailey
Ceremony / Reception: Highland Manor (www.dubsdreadcatering.com)
Officiant: Rev. Bob Myers (www.orlandoweddingchaplain.com)
DJ: DJ Bracken (www.djbracken.com)
Catering: Dubsdread Catering (www.dubsdreadcatering.com)
Cake Artist: Mother of the Bride
Photography: DSWfoto (www.dswfoto.com)

Highland Manor - Apopka and Orlando Wedding Photographer
Highland Manor Wedding Photography
Sunflowers and Light Blue Hydrangeas - Bridal Bouquet
Apopka Florida Wedding Photographer
Apopka Florida Wedding Photography
Highland Manor - Photos by Orlando Wedding Photographer
Apopka Florida Wedding Photographer - Highland Manor - Bridal Portrait
Apopka Florida Wedding Photographer - Highland Manor - Bride and Mother of the Bride
Orlando Wedding Photographer - Twin Flowergirls
Highland Manor Wedding in Apopka
Orlando Wedding Photography
Central Florida Wedding Photography
Apopka Wedding Photography - Highland Manor - Bob Meyers
Highland Manor Wedding Photographer - Orlando Wedding Photography
Wedding Photographer - Orlando Wedding Photography
Highland Manor Wedding in Apopka by Orlando Wedding Photographer
Highland Manor Wedding - Bride and Bridesmaids
Apopka Wedding - Bride and Groom
Highland Manor Wedding Photographer - Bride and Groom
Bride and Groom - Orlando Wedding Photography
Highland Manor Ballroom - Chivari Chairs
Wedding Menu - Soul Food
Historic Manor in Apopka Florida - Photos by Orlando Wedding Photographer


I was recently contacted by the publishers of Photoshop User Magazine. They asked to post one of my photos in the artist spotlight section of their magazine.

I sent them several of my favorite images to use, and they chose to use my photo from Tierney and Ian’s wedding in the Artist Spotlight section of the January 2015 edition of their magazine!

Published Wedding Photographer - Photoshop User Magazine


Happy New Year! Hope you had a wonderful holiday season. The past couple months, we have been so busy with clients that we haven’t had much time to update the blog. 2015 is shaping up to be our best year ever with a schedule full of portrait sessions and amazing weddings!

One of the first weddings of the year will be Kellie and Kevin. I did their engagement session at Leu Gardens last Summer. Leu Gardens, located near downtown Orlando, is beautiful no matter what time of year I visit it.

Kellie and Kevin’s wedding will be in a few weeks at one of my favorite places for weddings in central Florida – Timacuan Golf and Country Club in Lake Mary.

We had a great time and we’re looking forward to photographing their wedding. Please enjoy these photos from their engagement session and check back for their wedding photos!

Orlando Engagement Session at Leu Gardens
Orlando Engagement Session at Leu Gardens
Orlando Engagement Session at Rose Garden at Leu Gardens
Orlando Engagement Photography - Leu House Museum at Leu Gardens
Orlando Engagement Photography - Leu House Museum at Leu Gardens
Orlando Engagement Photography Session
Leu Gardens Engagement Photos
Leu Gardens Engagement Photos
Leu Gardens Engagement Photographer
Orlando Engagement Photographer - Garden House at Leu Gardens
Orlando Engagement Session at Leu Gardens - Lake Rowena
Orlando Engagement Session at Leu Gardens - Lake Rowena
Orlando Engagement Session at Leu Gardens  Botanical Gardens