The Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Miami, Florida, is unparalleled when it comes to outdoor sophistication. It exudes historic Italian flavor with a mix of European opulence. Its location right near Biscayne Bay creates the perfect tranquil scene to channel the inner romantic, making it an ideal place for this couple’s engagement shoot.

The couple uses the grounds for their style inspiration and wear elegant attire for their shoot.

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She wears a blush-colored gown with flowing fabric, a statement necklace and bold red lip. He chooses a black suit, black shoes, and simple white shirt.

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The make their way from the archways over to the steps, and dance under the canopy of branches that hang across.

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The couple reaches the bottom of the steps, where they grab hold of the intricate gate and use it as an opportunity to share a smooch.

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The back of the property resembles a traditional scene in Venice, including the colorfully striped mooring poles. The couple take a pause and adorably overlook the water.

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Even a colorful gazebo at the end of the promenade creates a breathtaking photo for this couple. With the archway behind them, they almost resemble a bride and groom on their wedding day.

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The photographer ventures out and lets the couple pose from within the gazebo before they make an outfit change.

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The bride changes into a stunning navy blue lace gown with a slit to show off her heels – a complete contrast to her first look.

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The groom changes into a navy blue shirt, black pants, and black shoes. He dips his beautiful bride at the Casino Pavilion, a popular spot for weddings. And no worries here – it has nothing to do with gambling, especially with one’s heart!

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It’s understandable why this couple chose to take engagement photos at this incredible Florida venue. The Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is otherworldly, exquisite, and regal, and turned these two into Miami monarchs for the day.

Photography: Alee Gleiberman Photography

Location: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Miami FL

September 23, 2015

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