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Emerald Grande Destin Wedding

Emerald Grande Resort Wedding in Destin, Florida was our gorgeous venue where we photographed a glamorous, elegant wedding on Memorial Day this year, in spite of COVID-19! We call that #covidweddingsuccess 😀

Venue: Emerald Grande Resort, Destin Florida

Wedding Vendor Team:
Photographer:
Weddings By Adina | Weddingbyadina@gmail.com Coordinator: Emily Buckley | 716-949-8932
Officiant: Pastor John Wade | 850-276-6505
Cer. & Rec. Music: DJ Vladi | 850-217-4339
Decor: Sharon Stanley | 323-467-6077
Floral: Destin Floral Design | 850-654-4646
Cake: Small Cakes Destin | 850-460-7487
Hair: Devinya Murphy | 850-571-8196 | Devinyashothair@gmail.com
Make-Up: Aja Wilson | 813-810-6866

Emerald Grande Destin Wedding held a wedding ceremony on Captain's Deck on Memorial Day.

When Victoria and Barrett initially emailed me to inquire about their wedding, times were certainly unsure due to COVID, a few months ago. I could sense from their message what fun personalities they both had, by the playful way they described how they met and what their wedding vision was.

Barrett and Victoria met in the spring of 2012 at Pier Park on Panama City Beach where we were employed at the time. However, Barrett would probably tell you that they met at Chuck E Cheese because of their age difference, and convince you that he offered Victoria candy and pizza.

They spent summer of 2012 together, then went their separate ways. Around October 2014, they reconnected on social media; the rest is history! Barrett proposed to her at the Sandals resort in beautiful Montego Bay, Jamaica on her 30th Birthday in 2018. She says it was the BEST BIRTHDAY EVER!

Things they love: BRUNCH, Wine (currently enjoying Bonanza Cabernet Sauvignon), Whiskey (Makers Mark and Woodford Reserve), Tex-Mex, Key lime pie, the beach, dancing & singing to 80’s pop music, Netflix & more!!

Victoria and Barrett’s wedding was hosted outside on the breathtaking Captain’s Deck at the Emerald Grande Resort overlooking the Destin Harbor on Memorial Day. Cocktail hour & reception were held in their Harborview room, with continuous views of the Destin Harbor. An amazing Fireworks show was the perfect way to celebrate the love that surrounded everyone that night!

bride getting ready at the Emerald Grande Resort suite in Destin with her bridesmaids
Portrait of a bride in a wedding suite at the Emerald Grande Resort in Destin, Florida
Groom walking down the isle on the Captain's Deck at the Emerald Grande Resort in Destin for the cermony
Officiant blessing newlyweds rings during the ceremony on the Captain's Deck at the Emerald Grande Resort in Destin, Florida
African American Married couple shared an I DO kiss at the end of the ceremony on the Captain's Deck at the Emerald Grande Resort in Destin, Florida
Destin Beach wedding portraits at sunset of an African-American couple that got married at the Emerald Grande Resort in Destin, Florida
Beach wedding portraits at sunset of an African-American couple that got married at the Emerald Grande Resort in Destin, Florida
Beach wedding portraits at sunset of an African-American couple that got married at the Emerald Grande Resort in Destin, Florida
Beach wedding portraits at sunset of an African-American couple that got married at the Emerald Grande Resort in Destin, Florida
Beach wedding portraits at sunset of an African-American couple that got married at the Emerald Grande Resort in Destin, Florida
Beach wedding portraits at sunset in the lush grasses of an African-American couple that got married at the Emerald Grande Resort in Destin, Florida
Wedding introduction of bride and groom during the reception, at the Emerald Grande Resort in Destin, Florida
Wedding Portrait of a married couple during the Firework show at the Emerald Grande Resort in Destin, Florida.

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I'm Adina

I'm just a girl devoted to her work, getting her excitement from helping people preserve their memories. My motto: Be Sassy, Classy and a Little Badassy. My Mission: Build Photo Legacies that Last Forever in the Hearts of Families. How? By traveling wherever I'm needed and photographing extraordinary love stories needed to be told. Is yours ready to hit the world? 

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