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Sunny Winter Wedding Photos at Secret Gardens, Miami


With every ‘I’ turning into ‘us’, we see a blend of uniqueness that stands distinctive to only that love story. In the winter of 2018, we witnessed a wedlock saga of two lovebirds that looked like an endless summer dream in the middle of a paradise-like setting in Miami. Maryanne and Juan’s wedding day in Miami took us on a never-before-seen magical journey that will go down as one of the most extraordinary and enchanting unions we have ever seen. Everything looked remarkable and straight out of a Hollywood drama, with the duo's radiating and charming smiles lighting up the atmosphere with a warm glow of love. A picture-perfect wedding filled with quintessential decor and affable loved ones, engulfed by a burst of rustic and natural details, this Miami wedding evoked southern hospitality in all its glory.


Their hearts were set on getting married in Miami, to celebrate their new beginnings amidst glistening water, eggshell-colored sand, and blue-blue skies, and their wedding seemed no less than a dream for our Miami wedding photographers. One of the top wedding destinations in the US, Miami has witnessed its fair share of historic weddings. The myriad of unmatched wedding venue options starting from beachfront wedding venues to tropical settings, Miami suits weddings of all styles with its year-round vacation atmosphere. An outstanding home to scintillating beaches, rich history, culture, sports hotspots, and year-round sunny skies, the breathtaking Miami Beach starting from South Beach to Art Deco Historic District, Miami is South Florida's most premier vacation destination for all the right reasons. What can be a better wedding destination to weave a summery soiree on a winter day like a warm and toasty blanket by the campfire?


The wedding day of Maryanne and Juan started in the historic wedding venue, Secret Gardens, located in the Redlands agricultural area of Miami, which looks like a true tropical paradise with serene and tranquil settings. This lush green property features unmatched natural ambiance making it a perfect location to host weddings with vibrant decor and bustling natural scenes. Maryanne looked graceful as she slipped into her creamy white guipure lace bridal gown with a scoop neckline that hugged her right, looking drop-dead gorgeous. The long trumpet and flowy bridal dress, with a clean V neck and empire waist, along with vivid net paneling and the single-tier wedding veil that ran down all the way to the sweeping laces of the gown, complemented and dashed her with sheer chicness. Her hair was twisted and folded into a neat side-parted ballerina bun, and cleanly pinned curls adorned her pretty face. The makeup was on point with her smokey eyes and long mascara dapped eyelashes flattering her pretty face, along with a dark shade of maroon lipstick ornamenting and making her look like a doll. The simple yet elegant dangling earrings and crystal pendant accentuated her overall minimalist makeup and were a spot-on classic bridal style. Her bridal bouquet with the gorgeous leafy pastel-colored roses tied together with a blue ribbon spruced up the entire look and her light golden strappy wedding sandals perfectly accessorized her absolute chic outlook.


The groom looked dashing and sophisticated flaring up with a timeless black and white shirt combination teamed with an elegant two-button formal suit with black knot labels. Juan decided to display a classic black-tie wedding look wearing his shiny black Calvin Klein groom shoes, the neatly tucked suspenders, a suave black Emporio Armani watch, and a chic satin black bow that completed his absolute debonair groom look. His neatly back brushed hair and his flawless smile were the main highlights of his modish groom outlook.


Maryanne's bridesmaid gang rocked their look by orchestrating in long flowing blue dresses and aesthetic pastel rose bouquets, with minimalistic jewelry adorning them and making them look perfect. The snazzy groomsmen blazed a combination of white shirts and powder-blue ties, and elegant black shoes coupled with dark navy blue formal suits. Blending into the elegant aesthetics of floral decorations in the entire wedding, the groom and his groomsmen looked dapper with classic rose boutonnieres, in perfect synchronization with the bride and the bridesmaids' bouquets.


Our wedding photographers in Miami captured the perfect symphony of this classic wedding venue, featuring elegant and glamorous garden settings with artistic and vintage elements strewn all over the place intricately. The Secret Gardens in Miami is a stunning wedding venue for hosting wedding ceremonies and receptions along with different wedding activities like cocktail receptions, rehearsal dinners, and bridal showers. This Miami wedding venue looks like a mirage of an oasis right in the heart of a desert as it features wild tropical settings with an extensive range of flora and foliage, weaving a vibrant summer splash setting for our wedding photographers to capture precious moments. These moments can make a breathtaking wedding album that a couple can keep with themselves as a keepsake and a ticket to visit this glorious day again and again. 


The Secret Gardens of Miami is a favorite destination for couples from all over Florida because of its exquisite natural details, tucked away amidst serene natural settings to host magical weddings. Your Miami wedding photography is in for a treat if you choose this wedding venue as this breathtaking property can take you to an enchanting land decked out with quintessential waterfalls and quaint ponds, gracing its unmatched natural ambiance. With four wedding event spaces to choose from, this wedding venue in Miami suburbs can accommodate up to 250 guests with comfortable seating arrangements, offering a paradigm of southern hospitality and services to commemorate couples’ special day in the most ideal way.


Located about 25 miles south of Downtown Miami, this unique and traditional wedding venue is very close to Highway 1 and lies in close proximity to the famous Coral Castle and Cauley Square Historic Railroad Village, which makes it very easily accessible for your loved ones to reach here without any hassle. The wide array of opportunities for your Miami wedding photography can bring a plethora of vibrance and vintage charm to your wedding album. The wedding ceremony site features a long cherry wood aisle, for the bride to make a dramatic entrance, leading up to the rustic arched stone bridge, to exchange vows and begin their day one of ‘forever together’. The stone arch at the wedding ceremony event space is punctuated by naturally forming huge rock structures covered in soft green moss and tall coconut and palm trees, giving away a true blue Miami wedding vibe for your wedding photography session. On our lovely couple’s big day, the idyllic wedding ceremony location was decked out with vintage transparent wax lanterns and rose petals were sprinkled throughout the aisle, which accentuated their entire wedding ceremony, with a dash of ornate embellishment as part of the wedding theme.


Before the day began and the wedding space started to fill up, our professional photographers in Miami started capturing the little details of this classic wedding venue to commemorate this amazing event in the best way possible. The gorgeous wedding dress was hung from a cream white gazebo, with the sun beaming its warm light on the dress against the lush green canvas posing as the background. The details of the elegant bridal dress shone bright and created a silhouette beneath the rustic wood-paneled floorings. Juan's extravagant accessories were pictured on top of a gray pebbled ground, making it aesthetically pleasing for the wedding album. Our wedding photographers captured the emotional and precious moments between the bride and her mom when she was prepping up her daughter in the bridal suite for the biggest day of her life. Striving to capture the big and little moments, our couple photographers framed some beautiful bridal portraits with the gorgeous bouquet and some groom portraits on the wedding ceremony grounds surrounded by bright green natural landscapes. Even the handsome groomsmen were captured in frames as they walked the artistic grounds of the wedding venue. The laughter and candid moments of the beautiful bridesmaids were captured and they also posed for some stunning Instagram-worthy photographs in the bridal suite as they candidly readied the elegant bride. The intricate details as part of the wedding theme were captured featuring framed portraits of the newly engaged couple and golden iron photo frames with the guest book and gift cards, placed at the entrance of the wedding ceremony site for the guests to feel warmly welcomed.


After the wedding ceremony, the bride's and groom's gangs teamed up for some Pinterest-inspired group photography, with the bejeweled green and gray backdrop, creating a tranquil and fun atmosphere for everybody present there. The scenic location with crystal clear lagoons and cascading waterfalls spanning 2.5 acres of breathtaking rolling hills and lush green foliage sparked tropical magic for the couple photos, taken right after the wedding ceremony. It was the perfect opportunity for the adorable couple to indulge in some beautiful ‘couple photography’, and our professional photographers captured some breathtaking couple portraits while mother nature played a perfect backdrop. Starting from the couple posing in front of a dramatic background with cobblestone pathways flanked by large stone bridges, as part of their golden hour photography to the flawlessly pretty candid smile of Maryanne, when the best man was giving his speech, every part of this Miami wedding photography session was creating a vibrant mood among the people who came to witness the stunning union of this Miami couple.


This Miami wedding venue looks like a dream during evening wedding photography, as it features artistic wedding event spaces for hosting cocktail hours and wedding receptions in an ethereal setting. The couple can choose the huge gable-roofed tent wedding event space with transparent ceilings and rock-solid hardwood flooring waiting for the newly-wed couple to have their first dance, creating a romantic atmosphere. The high and transparent ceilings of this outdoor wedding event space are decked out with crisp white drapes, and crystal chandeliers, and ornamental cafe lights, woven like a dream. The ambiance could not be more dreamy as the cafe lights evoked a bright and warm hue on the couple, as they danced the evening away. 


The wedding reception site was filled with exquisite wedding decor and details featuring lavender table linens complementing the golden iron chairs with a vintage feel, along with the gorgeous green canvas as the backdrop for wedding photographs. We loved the intricate details in the minimal wedding decor that was set to create a very voguish vibe in the wedding setting. We were made swoon by the 3 tier wedding cake adorned with roses on the sides and top, placed above a fancy round decorative platter with pearl embellishments. The mood was sparkled creating a lovely atmosphere, as the couple raised toasts to new beginnings, clinking their flute champagne glasses while embracing each other and dancing to the tunes of the thoughtfully curated wedding playlist. The couple took the perfect opportunity and posed in front of the blaring LED sign spelling out 'LOVE', with flashing lights creating a breathtaking silhouette, and posed for some postcard-ready couple photographs while stealing a kiss and candidly hugging each other.


This unique wedding venue features a graceful and romantic honeymoon suite featuring utmost privacy and luxurious amenities in the thriving natural settings. Packed with an intimate private terrace and a natural freshwater pond, this delicate and cozy 3 bedroom villa is located amidst naturally forming coral rocks and tropical wilds, starting from the chic white walls to the exposed brick hearth along with state of art amenities, this romantic getaway has been fancied by many Miami couples for all the right reasons.


Our eclectic Miami couple reassures us with a warm vibe of love with their infallible and infectious positive energy. The eternal love story is well radiated in the way Juan looked at Maryanne with all his love or the way Maryanne embraced Juan creating a perfect blend of friendship and comfort, that makes us believe that they are the kind of couple who will sail through the uncharted waters of matrimony by being each other’s wind to the sails. The comfortable and cozy vibe of this once-in-a-lifetime wedding heartens our wild hearts with a strange sense of belief in the true power of soulmates, making us believe that maybe love is after all lifelong friendship and companionship.


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