Set in the heart of Sarasota, the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens offer a marriage of nature’s elegance and refined luxury that forms a stunning backdrop for any wedding. As a Sarasota-based luxury wedding photographer, I’ve been fortunate to capture the charm and grace of this venue, a place where the opulence of a high-end wedding effortlessly mingles with the vibrancy of nature. But what truly sets the Selby Gardens apart is the extraordinary natural light that bathes its beautiful landscapes, creating a luminous stage for capturing those priceless wedding moments.
The way sunlight filters through the foliage and dances upon the serene bayfront setting creates a soft, radiant aura that is nothing short of magical. This natural brilliance illuminates each corner of the Gardens, from the breathtaking vistas of the Schimmel Wedding Lawn to the intimate charm of the Christy Payne Mansion, enhancing the color and detail in every shot. This abundance of natural light facilitates bright, ethereal photography, making your wedding photos come alive with a vividness that mirrors the joy and beauty of your special day.
With the elegance of the Selby Gardens and the magic of its natural light, your wedding memories are captured in a palette of radiant hues and subtle shadows. As a luxury wedding photographer, my mission is to channel this light and the Gardens’ serene atmosphere into a captivating narrative that authentically represents your love story. Each wedding at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is an intimate dance of love and luxury, choreographed by nature’s touch, waiting to be immortalized in a collection of bright, natural looking photographs.