Camping in St Augustine

Camping in St Augustine.

We finally got to go camping again last week. We took a week off vacation at Anastasia State Park and YES it was hot but still lots of fun as our RV has AC and all the amenities of home. Just no traffic congestion. Lily loves camping and watching for all sorts of wildlife. The cooler months are definitely nicer but we’ve also seen it too cold at times too. Got to sight see on George St in the tourist district.

Camping in St Augustine

 

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Buena Vista Palace Wedding Orlando

Buena Vista Palace Wedding Orlando

Buena Vista Palace Wedding Orlando

We met our bride and groom , Leona and Seymour face to face yesterday as they came to Orlando, Florida for their destination wedding from New York. We did however meet once earlier by Skype which gave us the opportunity to show them our studio as well as some sample albums. The event was held at the Buena Vista Palace and we worked with Abby and Megan of SweetPeaEvent.com, Phil with Soundwave Entertainment and of course Emily Johnson at the BVP. Our bride and groom and all of their family and friends were a total pleasure to work with as well as all of the other vendors. The weather was warm but absolutely beautiful and as always this venue site abounds with the perfect location to produce gorgeous photographic images with it’s scenic landscapes and reflective ponds. We will post some photos in the next couple of days. The wedding took place at the gazebo with the reception upstairs at 20Seven overlooking the Disney area skyline.

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Free Engagement Session

Free Engagement Session.

Try before you buy. Wanna try us out first before you select the photographer who will be covering your wedding day. We are offering a free engagement portrait session during the month of August. This way you will get to see in an actual working capacity how our personalties mesh and how you look in our professionally captured images. After your session we will post your pictures online with a private password for ease of viewing. Feel free to share this link to any of your friends.Free Engagement Session

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Wedding Album Packages on sale in Orlando, FL

Wedding Album Packages on sale in Orlando, FL

We just recently participated as a vendor in the PWG bridal show in Orlando, Florida and met with so many couples that expressed positive feedback regarding our pricing, canvas prints, engagement sessions, storybook albums and designs that we decided to extend the deadline to 8/31/12 and to give those that were not able to attend the Perfect Wedding Guide bridal show the chance to save the 20% off our regular priced album packages if you reserve your wedding date with us by the end of August. Just mention 20% Off PWG Coupon in your email or when you call us. We look forward to providing you with award winning talent by Gary and Marti Davids of Abba Photography.


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Boudoir Photography in Orlando

 

Boudoir Photography in Orlando

Boudoir Photography in Orlando

Here is the perfect wedding or anniversary gift for your special guy. Our boudoir photo sessions include multiple set designs and outfit changes and all of our clients agree that these sessions are achieved in a very relaxed atmosphere and they are exciting and fun. Call or email us today for our current special. It is almost identical to the Groupon offer we ran last year. This is the second year running that we have been asked to be a Merchant Partner with Groupon. Schedule your session before September 1, 2012. You will be pleasantly surprised and so will he. To see more boudoir samples and information, go to our other website Orlando Boudoir Photographers.

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Levans Catering

Levans Catering.

In the busyness of life we all have to make time to do fun things and today Marti and I got to spend some time with Gregg and Duane at Levans Catering at their new office in Winter Springs. These guys and their entire staff for that matter really care about helping their customers. We are honored to get to work with them at every opportunity. Just today someone said something I really liked. They said and I quote, “We are not here for a long time… we are here for a good time”. Have another great day and please let Marti and I know if we can assist you in your wedding planning.

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Alaqua Country Club wedding

Alaqua Country Club wedding.

Marti and I had the extreme pleasure or working at The Alaqua Country Club again. They have a great staff, great food food and the perfect location. This facility is such a great place for photographs with the archway entrances inside and out as well as the general upkeep of the grounds. The food is always perfect from preparation to presentation and the staff are always polite and professional.Congratulations to Juan and Alaina. Here are some preliminary pics I took with my iPhone. The dance floor is spacious and very accessible from all sides for photography coverage and without getting in anyone’s way. As you can see in the photos below, they have the option of having the ceremony out side under cover of any inclement weather. The fountain area and landscaping adds so much to the pictures giving the wedding couple beautiful memories to last a lifetime. The acoustics are another thing to consider in choosing the perfect wedding reception location and Alaqua Country Club scores well on this concern. Even though the ceilings are high which is another beautiful aspect of the architecture, the archways and walled petition breaks in the room act as a sound modifier and without separating any of the guests from each other. I guess it is obvious that as a photographer this is certainly one of my favorite venues to have the opportunity to provide my services at. I would imagine that a DJ or Entertainment Production company would have to agree that this facility is one of the best in design and appeal to a wedding client for the ceremony and reception location. Parking is very close to the main building and very easy to enter into. I almost forgot to mention the free attraction is the wild deer that roam the neighborhood. So cute to see in almost any yard so be careful driving through this beautiful gated community.

Alaqua Country Club wedding

Alaqua Country Club wedding cake

Alaqua Country Club

Alaqua Country Club outside

Alaqua Country Club wedding

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Orlando Wedding Photographer

Paradise Cove photo by Abba Photography

Orlando Wedding Photographer

Orlando wedding photographer Gary and Marti Davids provide professional wedding photography services to Orlando and central Florida brides. As wedding photographers in Orlando, our wedding photography style is both journalistic candid and classic traditional photography and is artistic and creative. Be sure to view our extensive gallery pages to see more samples of our photography.

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Our commitment to customer service along with our experience and quality high end images are the reasons why we are well known as a top choice of Orlando wedding photographer to brides and wedding professionals alike. We listen to our clients ideas to better serve them and we specialize in wedding photography. Our Orlando based wedding business has grown into a full service photography studio which includes business head shots, pets, model composites, family and child portraits, talent and entertainers, intimate glamour and boudoir photography.

We have enjoyed working at some of the most well known venues in cities like Tampa, Daytona, Cocoa, Miami, Lakeland, Mount Dora, Clermont and St. Augustine. Some of our favorite locations are Leu Gardens, Lake Mary Event Center, The Ballroom at Church Street, Dubsdread Country Club, Alaqua Country Club, Heathrow Country Club, Timacuan Country Club, Tuskawilla Country Club, The Ritz Carlton, The Peabody, The Rosen Hotel, Falcons Fire Country Club, Deer Run Country Club, The Altamonte Hilton, Embassy Suites in Altamonte, The Marriott World Center and Shingle Creek just to name a few.

Gary is also a professional musician/guitarist and Marti loves cooking, baking and decorating. We both love camping and our dog “Lily”. We also have enjoyed remodeling our home and landscaping even though it is hard work. The end result brings joy in seeing the finished project and welcoming our clients into our home/photography studio.

Contact us today and let us assist you in planning one of the most important events of your life. We invite you to meet with us by appointment during the day or evenings and we are only 20 minutes from downtown Orlando.

Gary and Marti – Abba Photography

Office: 407-672-1121

Mobile: 407-617-5622

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1477 North Ronald Reagan Blvd. Longwood, FL 32750

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