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WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS ARE OPEN - Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

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Historic Old Town, Key West, Florida Elopement Photo Story Award

Key West Wedding Photography at an Old Town vow ceremony loaded with love and humor

Key West Wedding Photography at Old Town | The vows, which were loaded with love and a dash of humor

Laurel recites her vows, which were loaded with love and a dash of humor, and Mike smiles with pride at his blushing bride.

Five short years ago, Mike and Laurel were next door neighbors who were just getting to know one another. About the time they started dating, Mike was transferred to another military duty station, and they began a long-distance relationship. When he completed his contract, he came back to Key West, and they decided to begin their lives together as husband and wife as soon as possible.

A loving Wedding Pic from a Key West FL Venue created as Brides daughter, the flower girl, puts on shoes

Beautiful Wedding Pic from Historic Key West FL Venue | Brides daughter was the flower girl at their wedding

Laurel asked her daughter to be the flower girl at their wedding. Before getting into her own wedding gown, she helped her daughter slip into a special pair of white shoes.

Old Town Wedding Venue Prep Pic at a Key West wedding event as The groom is Dressed in his best suit

Old Town Event Venue Pics by a Key West Photographer | The groom is Dressed in his best and ready to see his bride

Dressed in his best and ready to see his bride, the groom prepares to leave for the ceremony.

Wedding Photography from a Key West, FL Ceremony with Vows sprinkled with humor to complement the couples personalities

Wedding Photographers for Key West, FL Ceremonies | Vows sprinkled with hints of humor in order to complement the couples personalities

The bride can't help but giggle during the wedding ceremony, which was sprinkled with hints of humor in order to complement the couples' personalities.

Florida Wedding ceremony picture from a Key West marriage ceremony as The flower girl looks at her mom with admiration

Florida Wedding Photography in Key West | The flower girl looks at her mom with both admiration and approval

The flower girl looks at her mom with both admiration and approval during the wedding ceremony in Old Town Key West.

Key West Photo from a Florida Wedding showing Guests overcome with emotion and filled with joy

Key West Photographer for Florida Weddings | Guests overcome with emotion and filled with the joy

Overcome with emotion and filled with the joy, the couples' closest family members and friends stand side-by-side during the wedding ceremony.

Florida Keys Wedding Ceremony Photo from FL created as The bride and groom kiss after their marriage vow exchange

Florida Keys Wedding Ceremony Photography | The bride and groom put the past behind them and look to the future

Mike and Laurel put the past behind them and look to the future with a passionate kiss at the end of their wedding ceremony.

Key West Wedding Photography in the Florida Keys with a couple wed during the pandemic on a zoom call connecting with family

Key West Wedding Photographer, Florida Keys | Like other couples who wed during the pandemic, a zoom call connects

Like so many other couples who wed during the pandemic, Mike and Laurel connected with out-of-town guests who were unable to travel to their wedding via Zoom.

Fort Zachary Taylor State Park Wedding Couple Portrait as the sun set over Key West Florida

Fort Zachary Taylor State Park Wedding Couple Portrait | the sun set over Key West

As the sun set over Key West, Mike and Laurel walked hand-in-hand through Fort Zachary Taylor State Park for their wedding portrait session.