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Sugar Rush: A Sweet Wedding At The Waldorf Astoria

Newlyweds share a tender kiss outside the Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Our photography studio immortalizes every sweet moment of this Orlando wedding.

In the elegant setting of the Waldorf Astoria Orlando, amidst the opulent décor and shimmering chandeliers, love took center stage as Alley & Vincent exchanged vows. Surrounded by family and friends, the couple's union was marked by moments of genuine joy and heartfelt connection, expertly captured by the lenses of Rhodes Studios Photography & Video.

Black and white photo of the bride and groom posing after the ceremony

Against the backdrop of Central Florida's lush landscapes, guests were treated to an unforgettable experience, where every detail reflected the couple's unique love story. From the exquisite floral arrangements to the decadent candy-filled reception, the event exuded an air of sophistication and whimsy.

Capturing the essence of this magical day was Rhodes Studios Photography & Video. With its team of still photographers and videographers, they recorded each precious moment with grace and artistry. Through their skillful eyes, the couple's love story unfolded in a series of captivating images, preserving the beauty and emotion of this unforgettable occasion.

The father walks the bride down the aisle during their wedding ceremony

Emotional groom at the altar, his face filled with love and anticipation as he awaits his bride

Groom and bride stand at the altar, radiating happiness and love during their wedding ceremony

A candid photo of the bride, groom, and wedding party sharing a moment filled with laughter

Joyous wedding guests lift the newlyweds on chairs on the reception dance floor

Amidst Waldorf Grandeur: Inside Alley & Vincent's Wedding

Alley & Vincent marked the beginning of their forever in a setting unlike any other in Central Florida. With every step meticulously planned by Couture Couture Weddings, their Waldorf Wedding was one to remember. Known for their culinary innovation and legendary service, the Waldorf made for an extraordinary venue for the couple to begin their new lives surrounded by friends and family.

The ceremony was held at the Waldorf’s Signature Island, a private outdoor venue with scenic views. With eloquence and grace, Sensational Ceremonies led the couple through a heartfelt exchange of vows, uniting them in a bond of love and commitment.

During the ceremony, the couple performed a poignant ceremonial pouring of purple sand, symbolizing the blending of their lives and the creation of a new, unified journey together.

Couple pours purple sand into a vase, symbolizing unity.

Father of the bride looks over emotionally as the couple exchange vows

Couple exchanges rings, symbolizing love and commitment

Joyful couple shares laughter as officiant leads wedding ceremony

After the vows were exchanged, the couple and their loved ones poured into the reception ballroom for a jubilant celebration and delicious treats. ESG transformed the room into a vision of botanical splendor, with exquisite floral arrangements and lighting designs that added an extra touch of enchantment.

The centerpiece of it all was the wedding cake, crafted by Couture Cakes. It was a masterpiece of culinary artistry that not only delighted the senses but also served as a stunning focal point of the wedding reception, a sweet symbol of their love and commitment. The cake was adorned with flowers and tiny dots that resembled a quintessential character for any Orlando wedding: Mickey Mouse. It was a subtle but magical touch.

Rhodes Studios Photography & Video skillfully recorded all these exquisite decorations, ensuring every detail shines in timeless beauty. Each photograph encapsulates the elegance of the ballroom, preserving the memories of this special day for years to come.

A wide-angle photograph of the lavishly decorated ballroom

Sweetheart table adorned with elegant decor

A 5-tier wedding cake decorated with flowers

Sweet Memories: The Magic of a Candy-Filled Reception

In a whimsical twist to their lavish celebration, Alley & Vincent treated their guests to an extravagant candy setup at their reception. The couple spared no detail in curating a delightful array of candies and treats, ranging from classic confections to gourmet delights, each meticulously displayed to tempt even the most discerning sweet tooth.

This was another place where the couple embraced a touch of Disney magic, inescapable at an Orlando wedding. Alongside the array of delectable treats, guests were greeted by charming details such as stuffed Mickey and Minnie Mouse plushies, adding an extra layer of nostalgia and joy to the festivities. These playful touches infused the reception with a sense of childlike wonder and it was clear that their wedding day was a reflection of their personal style.

Table adorned with a variety of sweets and candies

Close-up of delectable sweet treats displayed on the wedding dessert table

Stuffed Minnie Mouse plushie adds whimsical charm to the wedding decor

The Artistry of Capturing Cherished Moments

As guests indulged in this sugary spectacle, laughter and joyful dancing filled the air, creating unforgettable moments. Among the highlights of the evening was the couple's enchanting first dance. As the newlyweds twirled across the dance floor, surrounded by their loved ones and bathed in the soft glow of the venue's ambiance, it was a moment of pure magic that will be cherished for a lifetime. With each click of the camera, Rhodes Studios immortalized the bliss and love that filled the room, ensuring that these sweet memories will be treasured for generations to come. In their artful hands, every moment of Alley & Vincent's special day was documented with precision and artistry, ensuring that no memory was left uncaptured.

Newlyweds share an intimate first dance

Groom dances emotionally with his mother during the reception’s Mother/Son dance

In addition to preserving the pivotal moments of the ceremony and reception, the photographers also adeptly documented the intimate preparations leading up to the unforgettable day. From the groomsmen's meticulous assistance with the groom's cufflinks to the bridesmaids' tender care in helping the bride into her exquisite wedding dress, every heartfelt moment of anticipation and camaraderie was thoughtfully recorded, ensuring that the essence of the couple's journey to the altar was preserved in exquisite detail.

Proud groom poses with his seven groomsmen

Close-up photo of the details of the bride's wedding dress as she gets dressed, capturing the beauty and elegance of the moment

Rhodes Studios Photography & Video expertly navigated the wedding day, preserving each cherished moment for eternity. Their keen eye for detail and commitment to excellence ensured that every smile, every tear, and every fleeting glance was immortalized in stunning clarity, transforming fleeting moments into timeless treasures. Rhodes is not just a photography studio but a trusted partner in capturing life's most precious moments with unmatched artistry and care.

Close-up photo of the bride’s wedding mementos including her ring, shoes, pearl necklace, Tom Ford perfume as well as images commemorating their pets and Disney-themed wedding.

Bride with veil and bouquet ahead of her wedding ceremony

Bride and groom pose under veil, sharing a tender moment together

Decorated wedding table featuring the couple's engagement photos

As the festivities drew to a close, the newlyweds found themselves in an intimate embrace beneath the grandeur of the iconic clock tower, nestled at the heart of the Waldorf Astoria Orlando's lobby rotunda. Bathed in the soft, romantic glow of the surrounding lights, they shared a quiet, intimate moment amidst the grandeur of their surroundings. Capturing this tender exchange was the talented team from Rhodes Studios Photography & Video, eternalizing the couple's love in a timeless image that will forever be a cherished reminder of their magical day.

Newlyweds sharing a romantic kiss beneath the iconic clock tower in the lobby rotunda of the Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Black and white photograph of the newlyweds sharing their first kiss as a married couple

Six bridesmaids looking over as the bride walks toward the altar

Macro photograph of the wedding cake topper depicting a bride and groom

The Team:

Floral & Lighting | ESG

Hair & Makeup | Lejeune Artistry


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