Love and Surf – A Beach Wedding

*Disclaimer: If you’ve come across this post as of Jan. 2013, many photos have been removed from the shoot by request.*

Once upon a summer’s day, I teamed up with our favorite wedding vendors to shoot an inspiration Surf and Beach wedding shoot. We had so much fun with our Vintage Americana shoot that we decided to collaborate again! What started as a whimsical idea between a few friends ended up being an awesome collaboration full of originality and fun ideas perfect for a beach wedding. Knowing that the internet is bursting at its seams with inspiration shoots, I wanted this particular shoot to be more original, and not just another vintage rustic barn inspired wedding but also to tell the story of the day of what might be for a surfer couple. I am so proud of what my great team of vendors came up with for this beach wedding shoot, and what I quite possibly love most is the movie night projector. What a great way to end a relaxed and casual beach wedding. And how perfect is it to lounge on pillows on the sand for a beach wedding?

Thank you so much to the wonderful team of vendors for such lovely work done! I am so blessed to be working with such a fabulous crew!

Videography: Lovespun Handmade Films

Design: Amber Novey of Platinum Planning

Stationery: Alice Koswara

Floral artistry: Botanical Floral Designs

Cookies: The Cookie Drop

Vintage Edsel car: TNT Automative

Dress: Love Culture

Hair and Make up artistry: Rona Basa of Luxe Image

Necklace: Idea Farm Designs

Perfectly detailed in every way, we had seaglass, mini pineapples and cocktails on the sand and expertly designed surf inspired paper products, this beach wedding inspiration shoot was so fun to shoot! We even had passerby asking us if we were styling a shoot for a magazine! No holds barred, colors inspired by Endless Summer and details that were perfectly styled, I can shoot beach weddings like this all day long!

And don’t forget to check out the amazing video at the very end! It’s a special treat.




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  1. Diana says:

    LOVE IT! You’re right its so fresh from all of the shoots on the net. I love her shell necklace and the beautiful setting! Have a great weekend!

  2. Kristy Huston says:

    Audrey you look so beautiful! I love the concept- great photos Caroline. 🙂

  3. Libby James says:

    I absolutely love this shoot – featuring it on my blog next week! Check back on Monday 🙂

  4. I just stumbled across your blog. Fabulous work. Love these images.

  5. I just stumbled across your blog. Fabulous work. Love these images.

  6. I just stumbled across your blog. Fabulous work. Love these images.

  7. […] Beach Wedding Inspiration Shoot – Life’s a […]

  8. Rita says:

    So far so good! I love it

  9. Rita says:

    So far so good! I love it

  10. […] in love with this ice cream sandwich station set up featured on Libby James and photographed by Tinywater Photography. How fitting that the set up is surf theme; perfect for a beachside Florida […]

  11. As a surfer – I love this!! Especially the table setting and movie theatre. Good work!

  12. […] images:  Shell & surfboard place setting photograph by Milou & Olin Photography  |  Surfboard couple  |  Surfboard “guest book”  […]

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