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Fairytale Wedding at Paradise Cove, Paddlefish Orlando, and EPCOT Forever Fireworks Cruise

Welcome to the Adrianna Gunn Photography blog! Today we're sharing highlights from this fairytale wedding hopping around Lake Buena Vista and Walt Disney World. This sweet couple reached out to me from the UK looking for someone to capture the memories from their Disney dream of a wedding. Their ceremony was a faux beach-front wedding at Paradise Cove Orlando, with a hop over to Paddlefish Orlando in Disney Springs for portraits and a private reception, and finished off with an unforgettable fireworks cruise leaving from Disney's Yacht Club Resort, sailing through Disney's Boardwalk and Hollywood Studios to dock at EPCOT for a private viewing of the new EPCOT Forever Fireworks display. Interested to see an inside look? Let's get to it!

Wedding dress hanging at Paradise Cove Orlando
Mom helping bride into wedding dress at Paradise Cove Orlando

A look fit for an island princess!

Bride first look with dad and brother at paradise cove orlando
Bride first look with dad and brother at paradise cove orlando

On deck for a first look, our bride's dad and brother. Jaws were DROPPED. I mean, keep scrolling, she really is just that gorgeous.

Bridal Portraits at Paradise Cove Orlando
Bridal Portraits at Paradise Cove Orlando
Groom and groomsmen on a dock at Paradise Cove Orlando
Groom and groomsmen in a speedboat at Paradise Cove Orlando

The only appropriate way for a groom and groomsmen to enter the ceremony is by speed boat of course! The felt cool, they looked cool, and I was stoked to be capturing all of it!

Groom and groomsmen in a speedboat at Paradise Cove Orlando
Groom and groomsmen exiting a speedboat at Paradise Cove Orlando
Bride and Father of the Bride walking down the aisle at a Paradise Cove Orlando Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Ceremony at Paradise Cove Orlando

There's nothing like a Florida ceremony under the wispy palm tree leaves.

Wedding Ceremony at Paradise Cove Orlando
Wedding Ceremony at Paradise Cove Orlando
Wedding Ceremony at Paradise Cove Orlando

At the altar, hand in hand with your love. Now that's a view you'll want burned into your memory forever.

First Kiss of bride and groom at Wedding Ceremony at Paradise Cove Orlando
Wedding Ceremony at Paradise Cove Orlando

Pro tip: Practice your twirls and DIPS! They don't come naturally, but when practiced we get STUNNING moments like these!

Marriage license signing at ceremony at Paradise Cove Orlando in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Grandpa and grandma signing the marriage license. Someone get me a box of tissues – STAT!

Wedding Cake Cutting at Paradise Cove Orlando in Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Wedding Cake Cutting at Paradise Cove Orlando in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

You think they'll freeze and ship that top tier across the pond?

Bride and Groom Portraits on beach at Paradise Cove Orlando in Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Bride and Groom Portraits on beach at Paradise Cove Orlando in Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Bride and Groom Portraits on beach at Paradise Cove Orlando in Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Bride and Groom Portraits on beach at Paradise Cove Orlando in Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Bride and Groom Portraits on beach at Paradise Cove Orlando in Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Bride and Groom Portraits on beach at Paradise Cove Orlando in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Farewell paradise, now to Disney Springs!

Bride and Groom Wedding Portraits at Disney Springs in Walt Disney World Florida
Bride and Groom Wedding Portraits at Disney Springs in Walt Disney World Florida
Bride and Groom Wedding Portraits at Disney Springs' Paddlefish  in Walt Disney World Florida
Wedding reception at Paddlefish Orlando in Disney Springs at Walt Disney World in Florida
Wedding reception at Paddlefish Orlando in Disney Springs at Walt Disney World in Florida
Wedding reception at Paddlefish Orlando in Disney Springs at Walt Disney World in Florida
Wedding reception at Paddlefish Orlando in Disney Springs at Walt Disney World in Florida
Wedding reception at Paddlefish Orlando in Disney Springs at Walt Disney World in Florida
Wedding reception at Paddlefish Orlando in Disney Springs at Walt Disney World in Florida

And the luckiest girl in the world award goes to... Yes, you're seeing that correct. Our groom gave a speech before their dinner and gave our bride the luckiest girl in the world award. It was an absolutely hilarious surprise for everyone. How he hid that trophy in his luggage, I have no clue but I love it! Paddlefish Orlando has the perfect dining rooms for couples looking for a private reception space for them and their intimate wedding parties. No boring dining rooms here either! Just look at all that beautiful light!

Wedding Fireworks Cruise at Disney's Boardwalk EPCOT Forever

Now to set sail from Disney's Yacht club Resort! This fireworks cruise was such a dream! Not only did this couple luck out with BEAUTIFUL breezy 70 degree Florida Fall weather, but their boat was stocked with all sorts of fun Disney treats and drinks. Our bride's favorite? A Mickey-shaped rice crispy treat dipped in chocolate. A perfect edible prop to share for a sail in front of Disney's Boardwalk.

Wedding Fireworks Cruise at Disney's Boardwalk EPCOT Forever

This fireworks cruise wasn't just a quick sail for fireworks and right back to shore. It was an hour and a half of sailing around Disney's Boardwalk, past the Swan and Dolphin over to Disney's Hollywood Studios, and then all the way back for our special firework viewing. What made it all the better was our cruise captain telling us fun facts along the way. Even I enjoyed a couple gummy bears – a pregnancy craving – while sailing along camera in hand.











Bride and Groom on Wedding Fireworks Cruise leaving from Disney's Yacht Club Resort to view EPCOT Forever Fireworks
Bride and Groom on Wedding Fireworks Cruise leaving from Disney's Yacht Club Resort to view EPCOT Forever Fireworks
Bride and Groom on Wedding Fireworks Cruise leaving from Disney's Yacht Club Resort to view EPCOT Forever Fireworks

And that my friends is what we call a Happily Ever After.


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Disney Photographer Adrianna Gunn and her family

Meet Adrianna Lauren Gunn! Based in the sunshine state, Adrianna is a portrait photographer specializing in seniors, graduates, couples and Disney photography serving the Central Florida and Orlando areas. When she's not snapping photos you can find her capturing different types of magical moments with her husband filming wedding videos for Golden View Video Co.

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