It’s Spotlight Day! Where we introduce you to incredible Orlando wedding venues and vendors, and the stories behind their companies who help Wedding Venue Map couples have their best wedding day.
When people ask “what do you do”, how do you answer?
I anticipate things before they happen to capture real, authentic moments and experiences that occur spontaneously, catching those touching and fun moments with a couple and their bridal party, family, and friends.
What did you do before you did this?
I was an editorial photographer for 20 years, shooting for major newspapers and magazines. I have been on the forefront of major news stories, photographing former Presidents and other celebrities.
When and how did you get into the wedding industry?
I have re-entered the wedding industry here in Central Florida in 2017. I had shot weddings in Palm Beach, FL many years ago.
What is your favorite thing about what you do? What’s your WHY?
I love capturing real emotions in beautiful natural light, that when put all together tell a visual story.
What motivates you to do this every day?
I am passionate about wedding photojournalism so I guess you can say I am following my passion.
What is the best compliment you have received from your clients?
That I captured people’s unique personalities like no other photographer and they are so grateful to have the kind of pictures I took.
What is important for clients to know about your company before they book you?
I am an experienced photographer who is trustworthy and is someone who will always focus on meeting their needs.
What type of events do you specialize in?
Weddings and other social events.
What does your most popular package include?
It includes a 12×12 Custom Heirloom Album designed by myself.
Tell us about your favorite type of engaged couple.
My favorite couple to work with are those that like to be photographed candidly and showing real emotion. They want their photographer to capture real interactions from their family and friends.
Why do couples hire you?
They choose me because they love my documentary style that allows them to be themselves at their wedding, to actually have an awesome time knowing that they will end up with a beautiful visual story of their special day.
The best piece of advice for brides or grooms.
I always tell my couples to focus on the things that are most important to them and to not compare their wedding to anyone else’s.
Tell us 3 venues you enjoy working at and why.
Celebration Gardens is perfect for small and intimate weddings because there are several beautiful spots to photograph in, plus the getting ready suites are spacious and have great natural light.
Luxemore Grande Estate is a gorgeous and elegant waterfront mansion that has awesome natural light throughout.
The Capen House is a wonderful Winter Park venue with a beautiful interior and amazing outdoor area on the water.
Here is what some previous couples had to say…
“Nadine is an amazing photographer! If you are looking for a bridal, engagement, or wedding photographer I highly recommend her! She was so awesome to work with! My pictures turned out absolutely amazing.” Stacey, Celebration Gardens
“Nadine was a pleasure to work with and provided quality work. I would highly recommend her.” Michael T., Celebration Gardens
“Nadine was great & provided beautiful pictures quickly.” Madison, The Lightner Museum