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Orlando Wedding Photography: Bella Collina Outdoor Wedding

There was a cold breeze in the air as I walked in to Bella Collina that crisp, winter afternoon.  The vendors were setting up the for this classic, Bella Collina, Outdoor Wedding.  Fresh florals from Jason’s Creations Design Studio were everywhere!  Center pieces were being created. The ceremony trellis was being adorned with greenery. And, bouquets were in hand.  It was certainly magical watching this Tuscan inspired shoot come together!

Heather from, Heather Benge Events, planned this entire wedding shoot and I had heart eyes the ENTIRE time!  There were so many custom pieces created this day— the wooden pergola, geometric trellis, and even the sexy dress was one of a kind!  To top it off, the florals and greenery added the perfect amount of timelessness and elegance!

Bella Collina offers SO many outdoor spaces to create a reception, ceremony, or cocktail hour.

If you’re looking for a piece of Italy in Florida, THIS is your spot.   From the architecture to the landscaping, and even to the location on top of a hill, Bella Collina is the perfect outdoor wedding venue!  I can take photos of this venue ALL day long.  Seriously, every corner you turn, there’s another beautiful spot for a photo.  Your guests will be RAVING about your wedding!



Ocean Hawks Rentals did an amazing job with all the furniture, tablescape and wooden pieces.  I still cannot get over the geometric trellis for the outdoor ceremony.   And, the pergola for the reception was perfection!  Of course, it wouldn’t have been as beautiful without the help of Jason’s Creations Design Studio and Pine and Petal Wedding’s floral design!

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Hannah Marie Calligraphy killed it with this custom stationary set!  Just look at the envelope liners with the hand drawn photo of Bella Collina!!!

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When it comes to dress designers, Jaye Applewaite, is AAAAMAZING.  His custom dresses for this shoot were breathtaking.  If you think the dress looks gorgeous in photos, it was even MORE stunning in real life!  The low back and plunging neckline [all of the heart eyes]!!!!

And, we can’t forget how Sunkissed and Made-up made Rachel flawwwwless and Etoile Fine Jewelry finished the look with their timeless hairpieces.


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Creative Partners

Photography: L Balagtas Photography  https://lbalagtasphotography.com/

Host: Styled Shoots Across America  https://www.styledshootsacrossamerica.com/

Planning & Creative Direction: Heather Benge Events   https://www.heatherbenge.com/

Venue: Bella Collina  https://www.bellacollina.com/

Rentals & Decor: Ocean Hawks Rentals https://www.oceanhawksrentals.com/

Florist: Jason’s Creations https://www.facebook.com/jasonscreationsdesignstudio/

Stationery: Hannah Marie Calligraphy https://www.hannahmariecalligraphy.com/

Hair & Makeup: Sunkissed & Madeup https://www.sunkissedandmadeup.com/

Gown Designer: Jaye Applewaite  https://www.jayeapplewaite.com/

Wood Florist: Pine and Petal Weddings https://pineandpetalweddings.com/

Cakes: Sweet Miss V’s https://sweetmissvs.com/

Tuxedo: Generation Tux https://www.generationtux.com/

Culinary Display: Bella Collina

Bridal Accessories: Etoile Fine Jewelry https://etoilefinejewelry.com/

Models: Rachel & Justen Braddock  https://www.instagram.com/rachel.braddock


For more weddings, Please visit:

Downtown St. Petersburg Wedding

Daytona & Brannon Civic Center Wedding

Venue 1902 Wedding | Sanford Florida

Ready to start planning your wedding?  Email me at LBalagtasPhotography@gmail.com

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