Alexa + Jordan Wedding Preview — Sundial Beach Resort Wedding Photography — Sanibel, Florida

Congrats to Alexa and Jordan who tied the knot on the shores of Sanibel Island, FL in their military wedding this past weekend! What an honor it was to be there to capture all the love at their gorgeous celebration! Thanks for having me! 

xoxo, Caroline

 

  Alexa + Jordan — Sundial Beach Resort — Sanibel Island, Florida Military Wedding Photography

Alexa + Jordan — Sundial Beach Resort — Sanibel Island, Florida Military Wedding Photography

Jess + Kyle Wedding Preview — Lakeside Wedding Photography — Lake Placid, FL

 

This past weekend Jess and Kyle said "I do" in the prettiest of intimate, lakeside ceremonies. From Jess' gorgeous bridal style, to the sentimental sweet details to the loveliest of lakeside strolls as newlyweds beneath the oaks, this day was beautiful through and through. Plus you couldn't help but feel all the love from their friends, family and loved ones who travel from as far away as New Zealand!! I loved being there to capture it all! Thanks for having me you two! 

xoxo, Caroline

  Jess + Kyle's Lakeside Lake Placid, Florida Wedding Photography.

Jess + Kyle's Lakeside Lake Placid, Florida Wedding Photography.


Vendors:
Photo: @carolinemaxcyphoto
Second Shooter: @amandawarnockphotography
Wedding Dress: @olivia_bowen_bridal
Flowers: Kelley's Florist
Bride's Makeup: Holly Slade
Elsa with Starz Salon - Bridal Party Hair
JAM Inc. - DJ
Smoke Shack - Catering
Penny Sapp - Wedding Cake
Kathy Allaire (Bride's Aunt) - Flower Girls Hair

Heartland Living Magazine Cover Story with Candice Franqui — Editorial Photography — Sebring, FL

This girl was a pure joy to photograph for the most recent issue of Heartland Living Magazine! Candice is evidently gorgeous and so good at what she does as a model (this first photo below was literally snap one for me!) but after spending a few hours with her on a sunny afternoon in downtown Sebring you find that she is just as much sweet, humble and completely down to earth as she is beautiful. Which may just explain why I was ecstatic that she ended up on the cover of the April/May issue of Heartland Living. Here's a little glimpse into our downtown Sebring session complete with a stop at the local Soda Shop "popping" with color (my favs!). Be sure to pick up the most recent issue of the magazine to read more about her story and how she is "living her dream" as a small town Central Florida girl. 

Credits:
Editorial - Heartland Living Magazine (click here for the full story)
Photography - Caroline Maxcy Photography
Make-up - Brittney Fann of Beauty fit for a Queen

Brooke + Travis Wedding Preview — Elegant Citrus Inspired Central Florida Wedding — Wauchula, FL

Congrats to the new Mr. and Mrs. Britt who tied the knot this weekend in the sunniest of spring days! I'm loving all their citrus details, pretty Tuscany inspired florals and smiles for days and days. <3 Caroline

 

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Credits:
Photos - Caroline Maxcy Photography
Video - Isaac Leimeister
Dress - Calvet Couture Bridal
Dress designer - Pronovias
Florist - Coopers Flowers Wauchula
Greenery- Whole Sale Garland
DJ- KW Sound Keith Weems
Cake’s - Shelby Albriton

Jennifer + Casey Wedding Preview — Florida Military Wedding — Sebring, FL

Congrats to Jennifer and Casey who tied the knot this weekend! I loved spending the gorgeous day with these two and their nearest and dearest!

xoxo, Caroline

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Credits:
Photography - Caroline Maxcy Photography
Videography - Brogen Productions
Makeup - Holly Hendry Slad and Jen Lindley Maxcy
Hair - Amanda Carter
Flowers - Hobby Hill Florist
Cake - Darlene Bracht Celentano
DJ - Belanger Media Group
Photo Second Shooter - Sarah Sandel

Songs in the night He giveth

  Heceta Head Lighthouse / Florence, Oregon

Heceta Head Lighthouse / Florence, Oregon

"What though my joys and comforts die, the Lord my Savior liveth; what though the darkness gather round, songs in the night He giveth." - from the hymn How Can I Keep From Singing
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It’s hard to think of God being in the darkness when He is described as the complete absence of it. He is nothing but light. And yet it has been in my darkest times, in the blackest of nights, when I have felt His presence most near.
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In those first few days, weeks and months after my dad unexpectedly passed away I found myself unable to sleep. At night my aching thoughts that ran deep pushed me outside my home nestled in the wilderness. And in the black of night I heard it sing. Every time. “Birds don't sing in the dark?” I thought. But this one did. Each night for me. As if my Heavenly Father was telling me in the darkest of places that it was going to be okay with His own perfect, unexpected tune in the darkness.
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I guess that’s maybe part of why I’m so sentimental about lighthouses, the towering beacon that sings in the night. And on this late afternoon stroll on the Oregon coastline where I captured this image I liked to imagine how many times this light pierced the inky black darkness of the Pacific and lead ships safely home.

“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:5

Happy New Year! — New Year's Eve Celebration Editorial Photography — Heartland Living Magazine

To say this editorial piece for Heartland Living Magazine was fun to shoot is an understatement. I love when teams come together and just click. That was this crew. I don't think a single one of these nine models had meet before this day and by the end we all had a genuine full on dance party together (keep scrolling to check it out). Plus when I get to work with some of the most talented folks it makes it an extra special treat! Thanks for all who came together to make this amazing! And thanks to Cindy and Jessica at Heartland Living Magazine for dreaming up this celebration fit for ringing in 2018 in big time style!

Design and Planning: Cindy Sebring Adams and Jessica Pleger
Catering: Jessica Pleger with Pink Pineapple
Hair: Jen Maxcy
Makeup: Morgan Mccullers
Talent Agency: Jess Anderson Talent and Modeling Agency
Models: Leja Apple, Breanna Childs, Sarina Hamme, Victoria Huchins, Olivia Jones, Kyle Konopasek, Bryanna Maturen, Nicholas Plumer, Matthew Tanner
Photography: Caroline Maxcy Photography