Tampa Wedding Photography at Grand Hyatt for K+R

Ever since Rhys and Kristy’s adorable Tampa engagement session in March, we have been looking forward to their Tampa wedding at the Grand Hyatt. These two have been a loving couple for many years, so it was exciting for family and friends to see them tying the knot. Rhys really brings out Kristy’s silly side, he is quite the jokester! His carefree personality and her sweet and seemingly innocent demeanor go hand in hand; they are tons of fun! Their beautiful, outside ceremony at the Grand Hyatt was such a special sight for their close friends and family.

Before the reception started, we had the opportunity to take Kristy and Rhys to the dock for Tampa sunset portraits (always a favorite of ours!), which we know was important to Kristy and Rhys. We were not disappointed- the sky was so stunning and had such an array of colors! After bride-groom portraits, the party really started at the reception. Guests dined on delicious cuisine, laughed over toasts, and danced the night away with our amazing bride and groom. There was even a special little surprise treat for Kristy; the groomsmen all channeled their inner “Magic Mike” and performed a special dance to the song “Pony.” Needless to say, it was entertaining! Overall Rhys and Kristy’s wedding day was so magical, it was such an honor for us to capture these special and memorable moments for them. We can’t wait to watch their love and family grow and capture more milestones.


What girl does not love an amazing diamond engagement ring??  YES, please!

Kristy’s wedding dress, her Jimmy Choo bridal shoes, all of her accessories…all perfection! Our bride says she is not usually comfortable in front of the camera…I think she was not being honest!  RAWR! Kristy’s wedding dress was so elegant..the back was my favorite! Each bridesmaid had a unique dress that fit her unique style!  The flowers were a perfect fall color representation- exactly what the couple wanted! Rhys, here are your portraits for your desk!  Ha! Our bride and groom chose to do a “First Look”- and I think they were so glad they did (and so were we).  It allowed them time to see each other in private, to let the stress out, and gave them time to get some beautiful portraits and family portraits so they could join cocktail hour. “Pararazzi…yes, we have arrived.”  Such a goofy groom! Kristy, your smile is heart warming! I must admit, one of my favorite aspects of a Tampa wedding, is a sunset like what Rhys and Kristy had! The fall colors and decor made the ballroom at the Grand Hyatt look so rich and vibrant. What wedding is complete without a visit from Flat Stanley for one of the flower girl’s class project?! And last but not least…Magic Mike (or his long lost cousins) made an appearance!  I think Kristy was shocked!

Congratulations Kristy and Rhys.  I hope you enjoyed your Tampa wedding and it is the start of a beautiful marriage together!  xo

Tampa Wedding Ceremony and Venue: Grand Hyatt; Tampa Wedding Coordinator: Jackie Ross, Table 6 Productions; Tampa Wedding Videography: VH Video ; Tampa Wedding DJ: James King, Grant Hemond and Associates; Tampa Wedding Florist: La Vie en Rose; Tampa Wedding Cake: Cakes by Nomeda; Tampa Wedding Hair and Makeup: DB Studios; Tampa Wedding Dress: Unique Bridal; Tampa Bridesmaids Dresses: Alfred Angelo; Tampa Wedding Photographer- Andi Diamond Photography (that’s us :).

To pre-register to view Rhys and Kristy’s wedding gallery when it goes live, click HERE.



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35 thoughts on “Tampa Wedding Photography at Grand Hyatt for K+R

  1. These are beautiful pictures of a beautiful couple that capture the feeling of what was a magnificent and special wedding.

  2. congratulations for everything beautiful that the photos are so beautiful and activity, and the entire family . Thank you

  3. The pictures are amazing!!! I am crying as I go thru them , each one is more beautiful than the other. You did a great job and I am so happy Kristy and Rhys chose you for their wedding pictures!

  4. Thank you so much Andi. So glad I got to see these before we head to Costa Rica. They are great. Can’t wait for the rest.

  5. The Wedding for K&R was amazing! Wishing Kristy And Rhys a lifetime of happiness together and love that grows stronger with each passing day!Congratulations…..we had a great time!

    Love Uncle Ricky & Ada

  6. These two love birds had the most beautiful wedding! The photos truly capture how beautiful the day was and just how much love Rhys and Kristy have for one another. I’m so grateful to have shared this special day with such amazing friends.

  7. I am so happy for the both of you! What an amazing journey that has lead to a perfect wedding. Of course, the best part was Kristy’s “special dance.” I wish a lifetime of happiness and unforgettable memories together. Love you!

  8. Kristy and Rhys what beautiful pictures to remember the day by. We loved every second of the day and you both were so relaxed! I don’t even think 1 red Coozie ended up in any of the pictures. Andi you did a wonderful job! We love you Kristy and Rhys!

  9. What a beautiful day! Wishing Rhys and Kristy endless love. Truly two blessed individuals. #loveisintheair #twoblessed #candycrush

  10. Kristy & Rhys, congratulations to both of you! The pictures are amazing. The sunset pictures are beautiful. I wish you both a lifetime of happiness!

  11. Wow!!! What beautiful images to capture such a special day! You can feel the love through them. Congrats to this amazing couple! Love you guys!

  12. Each picture brings a wonderful memory of a perfect day. So gorgeous. I only wish the best of health and happiness always for you both. Cannot wait to share future memories with all! Love you so very much.

  13. The pictures are gorgeous, you two look so happy and in love. Nancy and I were so happy we could be a part of your special day. We wish you the the very best of your endeavors through your lives The Rosario and Roberts family’s were a blast to celebrate this weekend. We love you guys. Have a great time on your honeymoon.

  14. These pictures tell the story of a wonderful event.
    Excellent job, can wait to see more

  15. These are unreal! Truly breathtaking! Kristy, you are stunning and your love for each other radiates! Beautiful day to celebrate beautiful people!

  16. It was a beautiful wedding. What a blessing to see two beautiful person getting married. I loved the elegancy of the reception. It was different. Everything was so combined. Kristy looked fabulous in her weeding gown. She looked so happy. They looked so good together. Love is the most beautiful feeling. Blessings.

  17. The pictures are so beautiful and we couldn’t be happier for the two of you! The wedding and whole evening were amazing!!

  18. These photographs bring to life all the beauty and joy that was felt by everyone who attended the wedding. Wonderful!

  19. Beautiful pictures of an amazing weekend! So happy for you guys and to have been a part of it!

  20. I can’t believe it’s over! What a beautiful wedding it was. Thanks Andi for giving them priceless memories to cherish forever. The pictures are stunning! You captured the love between perfectly! I love the Roberts’! So glad I could be a part of this special day!

  21. Your wedding was so magnificent! These pictures do such a beautiful job of capturing your love and happiness! May each day of your lives be filled with all the happiness and love that shines through in these pictures.

  22. If every picture tells a story what a wonderful love story to share. Beautiful bride & handsome groom should consider a career in modeling! So happy the two of them found each other and so pleased to see the love on their faces. Looks to be the perfect wedding. Congratulations and best wishes for all of the happiness and joy your love can bring.

  23. Precious couple caught in photos at precious moments. Kristy and Rhys looked spectacular in the photos’ settings. Big WOW!

  24. These photographs are absolutely stunning and showcased the bride and groom to the extreme. Very beautiful pictures and photographer did an amazing job.

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