Matt and Amanda's Wedding at Shephard's Beach Resort

Journal and Imagery by St. Pete Wedding Photographers Popping Champaign Photography.

Matt and Amanda's stunning wedding at Shephard's Beach Resort in Clearwater, Florida was a dream come true for this couple. As avid travelers, they knew that a destination wedding was the perfect way to celebrate their love for each other, and they couldn't have picked a more beautiful date or location. Matt and Amanda tied the knot on the water to the sound of the waves crashing against the shore, their feet in the sand, and underneath a driftwood colored arbor adorned with bold starfish, sheer white fabric, and light blue lace that flowed in the Florida breeze. This intimate moment was witnessed by their closest friends and family who all traveled from out of state for this breezy beach destination wedding.

For Matt and Amanda, their wedding was about more than just a celebration of their love; it was also to honor Amanda's grandparents' enduring love. The couple chose Thursday, March 2, 2023 as their wedding date to coincide with Amanda's grandparent's 66th wedding anniversary knowing it would be a meaningful way to celebrate both their love and love that has been passed down through generations. Amanda's grandparents were thrilled to share their special day with their granddaughter and her new husband knowing that Matt and Amanda would have love as long-lasting as as their marriage. Choosing a date that was so important to them made Matt and Amanda's wedding even more meaningful, and they could not wait to start their own journey together as husband and wife.

Matt and Amanda's reception was held at The Wave at Shephard's Beach Resort, where guests enjoyed a delicious dinner and danced the night away. The newlyweds were thrilled to share their love with their loved ones and to create unforgettable memories that would last a lifetime. Matt and Amanda's wedding was a beautiful reminder of the power of love and the importance of family. They celebrated their love for each other in a place that was meaningful to them, surrounded by the people who mattered most. It was a day that they will always cherish and look back on with fondness for decades to come.

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