Month: March 2016

Jennifer & Austin | Morikami Museum Anniversary Portraits | West Palm Beach Photographer

A Joyful Anniversary at the Morikami Museum and Garden in Delray Beach, Florida

On Sunday, March 13th, I had the pleasure of capturing Jennifer and Austin’s 2nd dating anniversary portraits at the incredible Morikami Museum and Japanese Garden in Delray Beach, Florida. This sweet session is full of captivating scenery, dreamy pastel colors, and an adorable couple. The breathtaking evergreen terrain was the perfect backdrop for this darling photo-shoot. Strolling along the serene Japanese garden with this lovely couple was the perfect way to spend my Sunday morning.

As we roamed along the peaceful garden, we chatted and they told their love story. Jennifer and Austin met at Palm Beach Atlantic University and began dating in 2014. Their relationship has blossomed over the past two years and they just celebrated their second anniversary on March 1st!

Sweet smiles, joyful laughs, and compassionate glances filled the frame of every photograph. This session was such a stunning one. Jennifer and Austin, thank you so much for choosing Andrew and I to capture your anniversary photos! It was such a pleasure working with you both! I hope to work with you again in the future! 🙂


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Credits:

Venue: Morikami Museum and Garden

Music: “Better Together” by Jack Johnson

Photography: Crystal Bolin Photography (West Palm Beach Photographer)

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Kristine + Tristan | Dreamy Rustic Wedding

A Dreamy Rustic Wedding at Bonnette Banquet Lodge in Palm Beach Garden, Florida


Dreamy Rustic Wedding in Palm Beach Gardens, FL | Palm Beach Photographer


On March 5th, 2016 I had the pleasure of documenting Kristine and Tristan’s dreamy rustic wedding in Palm Beach Garden, Florida. Their wedding was a lovely blend of Southern charm and a dreamy pastel color pallet. Kristine and Tristan had so many unique touches that made their wedding a beautiful reflection of the love they share. Their special day was held at the rustic Bonnette Banquet Lodge in Palm Beach Gardens. This venue was full of Southern charm and gave the perfect rustic feel. Bonnette Banquet Lodge even slow cook their meats over a toasty open charcoal fire. Come dinner time, a true Southern-style BBQ dinner was served for all the guests to enjoy.

One of my favorite moments of the entire day was when the ceremony and portraits were finished and everyone had gone to enjoy cocktails. The couple wanted to read their personal vows to each other but chose to do at a unique moment of the day. Once all of the family and bridal party photographs had been taken and everyone was off enjoying cocktail hour, the couple had a quiet moment just the two of them and read their personal vows to each other. They laughed, they cried and they held each other close. This was one of the sweetest moments I have ever had the honor of witnessing.

In the months leading up to the wedding, Kristine and I communicated about many details for the big day. I was always impressed with how organized and prepared she was! Her attention to detail really made her wedding unique and beautiful. But what I love most about Kristine is her sweet spirit and her thoughtfulness. Throughout the day, Kristine was attentive and thought about us, even when she didn’t need to. Kristine thank you for being the sweetest bride ever and for choosing to be a part of the Crystal Bolin Photography family.

Kristine and Tristan’s your wedding was so incredible in so many ways and it was an honor to being a part of it. Thank you for allowing Andrew and I the pleasure of capturing your dreamy rustic wedding day! Here’s to a lifetime of happiness and many more beautiful moments to come!


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Speeches at a dreamy rustic wedding in Palm Beach Gardens, FLThe amazing DJ Andre!! DJ Andre at a First dance at a dreamy rustic wedding in Palm Beach Gardens, FLFirst dance!!First dance at a dreamy rustic wedding in Palm Beach Gardens, FLFirst dance at a dreamy rustic wedding in Palm Beach Gardens, FLWedding Couple dancing their first danceCake time!!Wedding cake time at a wedding in Palm Beach, FLCake smashing at a weddingCouple at their wedding eating cakewedding cake timeOkay, so THIS is my favorite shot of the night!! How cute are they!?!?Wedding couple eating cake at a dreamy rustic wedding The bride dancing with the flower girl/the birthday girl!Bride dancing with the flower girl at a dreamy rustic wedding Wedding guest dancing at a dreamy rustic wedding Wedding guest dancing at a dreamy rustic weddingLook at those dance moves! wedding guest dancingThey ended the night with a family tradition… singing along to (at the top of their lungs) Bohemian Rhapsody!
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The creative team that brought this dreamy rustic wedding together:

Florist: Polished Petals

Hair Stylist & Makeup Artist: Christie Lopez

Disc Jockey: DJ Andre

Venue: Bonnette Banquet Lodge

Photography: Crystal Bolin Photography

Details:

Dress:  Watters from  BHLDN

Shoes: Bibi Lou from BHLDN

Jewelry: CZ by Kenneth Jay Lane from BHLDN

Rings: Kay Jewelers

Veil: Nordstrom

Personalized book for rings: Etsy from ThePaperWalrus

Groom & groomsmen’s suits: Menguin Rentals

Bridesmaids dresses: White House Black Market

The flower girls dresses: Light in the Box

Hair piece: Justin & Taylor

Sash: Sarah Gabriel

Credits:

Music: Sunday Afternoon by Rascal Flatts


Dreamy Rustic Wedding

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Beauty by VM | West Palm Beach Wedding Hair and Makeup Professionals

Beauty by VM | West Palm Beach Wedding Hair and Makeup

Wedding Hair Stylist & Makeup Artist in West Palm Beach

On Sunday, March 6th I had the pleasure of capturing the stunning ladies behind Beauty by VM, West Palm Beach wedding hair and makeup professionals. Beauty by VM is a premier on-site hair and makeup company servicing Palm Beach, St Lucie, Martin, Broward and Dade County in South Florida. They provide professional hair and makeup services that cater to your for your special events. Specializing in weddings, bachelorette parties, birthdays parties, and photo shoots. There are four very talented ladies that make up the Beauty by VM team. First and foremost you have, Veronica Lopez, she is the lead stylists and owner with over 8 years of experience. Secondly, you have the amazing, Melissa Montoya who is a partner and Lead Makeup artist. Thirdly, you have, Lina who is their hair expert & stylist with over three years experience. Last but not least, you have Krystal who is a self-taught artist that has always been interested in beauty and particularly interested in makeup and skincare. Together these ladies make up this amazing beauty team. They strive to not only make up look your best on the outside but strive to bring out the beauty on the inside. I had the pleasure of working with Melissa during my last styled shoot and I was so impressed with the quality of her work! Not only was the makeup and hairstyle flawless but also lasted the entire day! This made me oh so happy because I didn’t have to touch up anything while editing! It has been such a pleasure getting to know these ladies and working with them! Looking forward to working with them in the future!

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Credits:

Venue: Worth Avenue, Palm Beach, Florida

Client: Beauty by VM

Music: “Style” by Taylor Swift 

Photography: Crystal Bolin Photography

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Serenity Garden Tea House Bridal Shower

A Lovely Tea Party Bridal Shower at the Serenity Garden Tea House in West Palm Beach, Florida


A Simple Bridal Shower at the Serenity Garden Tea House in West Palm Beach, Florida


On Sunday, March 6th, I had the pleasure of capturing and attending Carrie’s tea party bridal shower, as her wedding photographer but primarily as her friend. The tea party was held at the Serenity Tea House in West Palm Beach, FL. This quaint and adorable tea house was the perfect place for her intimate bridal shower. Their assortment of tea and delectable treats had us all in love with this charming tea house. My favorites were, the pineapple coconut black tea and the warm, fresh out of the oven, melt in your mouth, scones!!

Carrie and I have been friends since we were toddlers. We were both home-schooled and went to the same church growing up along with most of our friends that attended the bridal shower. It was so nice catching up with some of my life-long friends and celebrating the lovely bride-to-be! You may remember her from one of my recent engagement shoots, the Cinderella-inspired fairytale engagement shoot. One of my favorite shoots to date! Carrie, thank you for letting me be a part of this special day. So excited for your wedding!


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Credits:

Venue: Serenity Garden Tea House in West Palm Beach, Florida

Music: “Here Comes The Sun” by George Harrison 

Photography: Crystal Bolin Photography

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Chelsey + Simo | Palm Beach Engagement

A Classic Palm Beach Engagement at the Historic Church of Bethesda by the Sea


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On February 29th, 2016 (Leap Day!) I had the pleasure of capturing Chelsey and Simo’s engagement photos!  Simo and Chelsey both went to the same middle and high school going up. They started dating when Simo was a senior and Chelsey was a junior and have been dating now for over 7 years! In high-school Simo played basketball and Chelsey cheered him on as a cheerleader. Simo was great at shooting shots from the three-pointer line and every time he did he would point and wink at Chelsey. They continued dating all throughout college and their relationship continued to strengthen.

This past May after Simo graduated from pharmacy school; his dad gave them the gift of a trip to Europe! Simo’s family is from Serbia so that allowed Chelsey to meet the rest of his family for the first time. Simo planned out the entire trip! They started in Switzerland then moved through Paris, Florence, Rome, Venice, Trieste, Dubrovnik, Serbia, and Zagreb. However, Paris was the most exciting because that’s where Simo proposed! It was the last day in Paris and Simo told Chelsey he had a beautiful dinner planned for that night. So that was his excuse to take her shopping for a new dress and to get her nails done so she was all dressed up to be asked one of the biggest questions of her life. As they were getting ready Chelsey went to grab something from the safe in the hotel room and Simo jump in and insisted that he get it for her. She thought nothing of it. Later she realized it was because her engagement ring was hidden inside. Even as he was rushing her to finish up she had no idea what was about to happen. When they arrived at the perfect spot on a bridge that overlooked the Eiffel Tower he got down on one knee and asked her to marry him.  Simo planned his proposal so perfectly. He even hired a photographer that he found on Instagram and had her meet them. She captured the sweet moments before, during and after the proposal. After, they celebrated with a bottle of champagne that he had asked the photographer to bring! It was truly a magical proposal and Chelsey was completely shocked!

When Chelsey first contacted me I couldn’t help but smile as I read her emails about their story. Not only was their love story very similar to my story with Andrew but we also had multiple things and friends in common! We connected instantaneously. As we communicated more, we discovered we grew up knowing some of the same friends, our family dynamics were oh so similar, we are almost the same age, we’re both type A planners, have known our guys since grade school and started dating our guys at the same age! Crazy right?!? It’s moments like this when I am so thankful that I get to do what I love while meeting new friends. I love taking pictures but what I love even more is creating relationships with my couples; connecting with them so when they look back they not only see beautiful photographs but remember their experience.

Simo and Chelsey, thank you so much for trusting Andrew and I to capture your sweet love. We are so excited to document your wedding this coming October!


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Credits:

Venue: Church of Bethesda by the Sea in Palm Beach, Florida

Bride’s Hair: Jody Abrams from iSalon

Music: “Love Someone” by Jason Mraz

Photography: Crystal Bolin Photography


Get the look:
Groom’s Outfit:
White long sleeve button down: Burberry
Jacket: Kenneth Cole
Loafers: Sperry
Bride’s Outfit:

 

Thank you from Crystal Bolin Photography: Palm Beach Photographer

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West Palm Beach Event Planners: A Pretty Affair

A Pretty Affair | West Palm Beach Event Planners


A Pretty Affair: West Palm Beach Wedding and Event Planners


On Sunday, February 21st, 2016, I had the pleasure of capturing the gorgeous and joyful duo behind “A Pretty Affair” event planning, launching TODAY (March 1st)!! Meet West Palm Beach event planners, Mikaela Ndreca and Perla Mariel, a dynamic team that is refreshingly cheerful and spirited. Their eye for detail and fun style bring out a unique touch. A Pretty Affair can help you plan the event of your dreams and will guide you every step of the way to bring your vision to life! Serving Palm Beach County and surrounding cities. This lively pair will make planning your wedding or event a joyful experience!

We just love to love. We want to be part of your special day in any way possible, to help create an unforgettable celebration that will be remembered for many years to come.

-M&P


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From M&P:
“It’s intriguing when someone has light in their eyes for a simple gesture or detail. People wait their whole lives for their wedding, their 50th anniversary, their very own company’s first-year celebration, and even their intimate baby showers. To be a part of those very personal days is such a fun experience, but to be a part of that light in their eyes, knowing that you had a great part in bringing their day to life, it’s overwhelming. Event planning has always been a part of us individually. We love it because it brings constant love together in one room. The creative minds that stay up all night building a flower wall, handwriting place cards, frosting a cake; those creative and busy bodies hum and buzz all over a venue and absolutely LOVE what they do. The clients feel that. It simply makes us happy knowing we are within those busy bodies and knowing that we helped bring a smile to a bride, a tear to a couple, and a dance move to a CEO. It just simply makes us feel alive and in love with what we do.”
 We specialize in weddings but we also do showers, birthdays, anniversaries & business celebrations. However if you wanted a themed “just because” party, we’d love to throw you that as well! We serve all of South Florida, beginning in West Palm Beach and beyond! Three words to describe our brand are: Cake, Champagne & Confetti. These things are essential to any party and describe what we always plan to bring to a gathering.

How the passion began….
Micky:
I simply fell in love with being able to create an idea that my friends had, a vision or a simple theme, bringing it to life and just for that day – having everything be perfectly what they imagined & more. For as long as I can remember I’ve been throwing someone a party of some sort, and when it comes to details – that might as well be my middle name. Any tedious factor or detail, be it as simple as a napkin, is something I naturally think of and want to perfect. Just the fact that someone can trust me with their special day and always have a memory of me being a part of it is all I’ll ever need from any of my events.
Perla:
I fell in love with planning when my mother and aunt started involving me in the planning of different family events. I’d always be part of the chaos instead of the party itself. After I graduated college I just didn’t want to stop creating – so to me, production was a way to express myself. I want to bring my client’s vision to life.
 
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The creative team that brought this styled shoot together:

Makeup: Melissa Montoya of Beauty by VM

Venue & Wardrobe: Ashley of The ileen Boutique

Home Decor: Nicole Maifeld of  Nikki Parker Designs

Lettering: Corey Morrow of Ink Letter Love

Planning: Mikaela Ndreca and Perla Mariel of A Pretty Affair

Photography: Crystal Bolin of Crystal Bolin Photography

 

Thank you from Crystal Bolin Photography: Palm Beach Photographer

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