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Spanish Monastery Wedding Photos| Miami Wedding Photographer


Grace and Frankie (yes, I know about the show and have a little giggle every time I say their names) booked me back when COVID was barely a blip in the news. Little did they know they’d be planning their Spanish Monastery wedding during a worldwide pandemic.

While dozens of other weddings of mine had postponed or outright cancelled, Grace and Frankie were determined to move forward with their plans, and follow all COVID protocols to keep their family and guests (and vendors!) safe.

With the help of their wedding planner, Joni of Your Special Day by Joni, the couple managed to pull off a gorgeous ceremony at St Bonaventure Church and reception at the Ancient Spanish Monastery. My first “big” wedding since March definitely did not disappoint.

It was a long day, but Joni’s timeline she built for the couple gave us plenty of breathing room so Grace and Frankie could truly enjoy their day. If there’s any advice I’d give a couple planning their wedding, I’d tell them not to try to cram a million things in 8 hours. If it feels like a production, you’re not going to enjoy it.

With an extended cocktail hour, Grace and Frankie opted not to do a first look. Thanks to the extra time, they got to hang with their wedding party for a few drinks, not feel rushed through portraits AND join their own cocktail hour. *chefskiss*

Classic wedding details and invitation suite flat lay
Macro photograph of wedding rings
Miami makeup artists following COVID protocols
Bridesmaids and bride giggling in bridal suite at the Renaissance Plantation Hotel
Bride puts on her Louboutins
I love Grace and all her facial expressions!
Classic black and white bridal portrait in antique car
Groom details - brass cuff links against a blue suit
Church processional in Davie Florida
South Florida church wedding
Bride and groom portrait outside St Bonaventure Catholic Church in Davie Florida
Bride and groom arrive at Spanish Monastery
Wedding party COVID protocols
Bride and groom portrait inside the Ancient Spanish Monastery
Live painter Canvas and Confetti paints on the lawn of the Spanish Monastery
Spanish Monastery wedding decor and table set up
Cake cutting at the Spanish Monastery with the wedding cake displayed in the well

Huge thanks to the amazing vendors who helped make this day special:

Planning | Your Special Day by Joni
Florals | Art of Flowers
Hair & Makeup | Carol Ann Rebecca and Jill Oscar with palmbeachmakeupartist.com
Cake | Earth & Sugar
Live Painter | Canvas & Confetti
Limo | Black Pearl Limosines
DJ | Mike Sipe
Photo Booth |Foto Boyz

…and Kristina and Megan!

Planning a Miami wedding at the Spanish Monstery? I had a blast at this one and would love to tell your story! Get in touch below and let’s see if we’re a good fit!