The end of October rolled around and we couldn’t have been more excited to capture Janel and Jordan’s gorgeous wedding day. From the first moment, it was easy to see that the lovebirds had a deep connection. After meeting for the first time in middle school, they reconnected in 2012 over a love of fitness and in Janel’s own words, “Anddd, we haven't left each other's side ever since!”
On a beautiful and breezy Sunday afternoon in October, Janel and Jordan welcomed their friends and family to celebrate their marriage at a stunning new Orlando wedding venue, Venue 1902 at Preservation Hall in Sanford, Fl. Large windows, wood floors, exposed brick, and massive getting ready rooms for BOTH the bride and groom are just some of the amazing features.
Jordan surprised Janel with the sweetest wedding day gift, a book of all the reasons of why he loves her; a nod to the love they both share for literature.
The boys got ready in their own groomsmen suite, and had a lot of fun roaming the grounds and taking shots around the venue with Andy. When it was time for Jordan to get dressed in his custom made grooms suit, Andy pulled him into one of the older classrooms with absolutely incredible window light. Jordan then received a secret gift from Janel, which caused him to shed a tear!
Janel and Jordan chose to have a first look and see each other before the ceremony so that they could enjoy a slower pace throughout the day and enjoy their cocktail hour and reception with family and friends. Jordan’s tears and Janel’s mom watching from the window are absolutely priceless moments!
They held their intimate ceremony on the backside of the building in the fall sun filled courtyard, celebrating their unity with a tree ceremony using soil from both of their childhood homes.
We had an opportunity to capture all of their formal party portraits ahead of the ceremony, as well, so they all got to enjoy the cocktail hour, as well!
We absolutely adored our portrait time with Janel and Jordan, who were incredibly easy to photograph as they were head over heels in love with each other; the venue certainly added to the beauty!
We were immediately obsessed with venue 1902’s indoor reception space, where wooden floors, white walls, and chandeliers set the tone for an elegant yet homey feel. Janel and Jordan added touches of literature and simple greenery to their wedding decor to personalize the space.
A huge thank you to the vendors who helped make their day perfect!