Wedding at Castle Otttis | St.Augustine, Florida

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

It seemed unlikely that Robert, a jet setting 747 airline pilot, who in his spare time volunteers to run a non-profit organization for veterans, and Janel a busy emergency room physician would cross paths.  However, on May 31, 2018 with the help of modern technology and the ability to swipe right they met online.  

St.Augustine and Orlando Wedding Photography

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography

by Yuliya Panchenko

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Quickly their relationship flourished and while on a work-vacation to Palm Springs, California of February 2019 Robert planed a quick detour to Temecula for wine tasting.  While at Doffo Winery, amongst fine wine and classic motorcycles, Robert purposed to Janel.   

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Eager to start their life of commitment and love together they started to plan a celebration of their union.  

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Wanting to keep their ceremony intimate and local, they choose the unique Castle Otttis in St. Augustine, Florida.  

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Following a formal ceremony it was time to celebrate! Guests kicked off the reception beach side with cocktail hour featuring Robert’s two newest family member’s Molly and Ruger, two adopted Dobermans. 

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis Wedding Photography by Yuliya Panchenko | St. Augustine, FL

Photographer: Yuliya Panchenko Photography

Couple: Janel Keener and Robert Tucker

Makeup and hair: Paris Gibson, BlondDee Salon

Dress Designer: Strapless lace trumpet gown with a tulle skirt by Galina

Tuxedo:  Fitted black notch lapel by Vera Wang

Venue:  Castle Otttis ( St.Augustine, Florida)

Catering: Southern food truck, Fried Chicken Kitchen

DJ: DJ Dabbs, Dabbs Production