All WeddingsCouplesStyleFamilyTravelStyleFashion photoshoot on Lake Como for Jeannie MaiJeannie Mai invited me to a private villa on Lake Como to take make a fashion photoshoot for her personal and work portfolio.WeddingsDestination wedding in Abruzzo of Marco and GraceWhen loving couples looking for a destination wedding dream about a beach party, they rarely think about Italy. But in recent years, more & more hotels and villas on the shores of the Adriatic, Tyrrhenian and Ligurian seas offer their guests not only beach holidays, but also an official or symbolic wedding ceremony at the water's edge.CouplesCouple photoshoot in Abruzzo of Marco and GraceHave a look at this couple photoshoot of Marco and Grace in the old village of Rocca San Giovanni on the Costa dei Trabocchi in the Abruzzo region.TravelLake Garda, ItalyWhere to celebrate Valentine's Day in Italy? Sirmione was nominated one of the most romantic places among Italy’s small towns by Condé Nast Traveler magazine. In this post I want to give you some tips on what else you can see on the largest lake in Italy and what are the most spectacular locations for photos on Lake Garda.WeddingsDestination wedding in Tuscany of Yana and AlexHow can newlyweds begin their day in a manor with a thousand-year history in the province of Florence? No matter how the morning begins, the home comfort and the Tuscan atmosphere of Villa Pitiana, accented by high-class service and love for traditions, will make the whole wedding day truly special.CouplesCouple photoshoot in Tuscany of Yana and AlexWhat is the best thing to do, just one day before the destination wedding in Tuscany, when all arrangements are fixed and some last-minute questions are the care of your wedding planner?WeddingsDestination wedding in Abruzzo of Gareth and GabiGareth and Gabrielle, a couple from the UK has chosen the castle of Semivicoli for their destination wedding in Abruzzo.TravelUmbria, Italy. Part II.During our one-week tour of Umbria, Perugia became our base for trips to other famous nearby beautiful towns like Gubbio, Assisi, Orvieto and Spello. Today I will tell you about the most memorable locations that we managed to see and visit.TravelUmbria, Italy. Part I.Umbria is a region in central Italy, that is still quite unknown to a foreign tourist. It is a landlocked region and not so many highways bring here. That is why only the most curious travelers, pilgrims or those who have already seen all famous sites of Italy, finally come here. And that’s a pity!StyleFashion photoshoot in Alicante, Spain for HB BrandToday I will show you another kind of photography I’m actively engaged with, but rarely talk about. It’s fashion photoshoot.WeddingsWedding in Apulia of Andrea and MariannaSometimes a wedding leaves so many emotions and memories that it’s hard to find some simple words to tell about them in my blog. The big italian wedding in Apulia of Marianna and Andrea is exactly the case when the photos can tell more about the atmosphere, the tears of joy and inevitable change, the laughter, sincerity, tenderness and passion.CouplesCouple photoshoot in Alberobello, Apulia of Andrea e MariannaDespite the differences between the south and the north of Italy, all Italian cities look quite alike. But not Alberobello. It is a one of the kind city in the region of Apulia, famous for its white-stone tiny conic-roof houses, called trulli. Alberobello is so special that it was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1996.FamilyFamily photoshoot on Garda Lake of Anna, Slava and MilanaSirmione is a small town on the southern coast of Lake Garda in the Lombardy region, favored by tourists and fans of thermal springs. Despite its small size and its location at the tip of a long peninsula, Sirmione boasts convenient connections, unforgettable landscapes and historical sights.WeddingsWedding in Abruzzo of Matteo and AntonellaElegance is the first word that comes to me when I think of Antonella and Matteo’s wedding in Abruzzo. Style was underpinning the sophisticated tailor-made wedding dress by Napolitano Trotta Maison, the attentively chosen bridal accessories and tender tulips were the protagonist of the floral decorations. The landscape also played its part, suddenly covered by a thick romantic fog.TravelDolomites, ItalyIn autumn, the Dolomites are blazing with warm shades of trees that are turning yellow. This is low tourist season and a real fairy tale time for passionate photo hunters. In the off-season, the photo shoot in the Dolomites will be something truly special, because the focus will be on you and nature.FamilyFamily photoshoot in Alicante, Spain of Liuda and LuciaCosta Blanca, on the Mediterranean coast, hosts Alicante, a popular resort and tourist attraction. It is one of the most fast-developing cities of Spain and its architecture mixes the elements of Greek, Romanesque, Moresque, Gothic, baroque and art nouveau styles.TravelNew Year’s eve in Granada, SpainGranada is famous for its rich historical and architectural heritage left by the muslim Moorish Kingdom and then by the Gothic period and Renaissance. The top three attractions are Alhambra, the palace and fortress complex, the gardens of Generalife and the ancient Arab quarter of Albaycin.WeddingsElopement in Taormina, Sicily of Roma and KatyaThe happiness of lovers can be quiet even on a wedding day. Especially when the elopement set in Sicily, on a sunny November day after the last storm and when happiness radiates from the couple.TravelLake Iseo, ItalyThose who love the coolness of lakes, mountain landscapes, luscious greenery and unhurried life away from big cities usually choose the northern lakes of Italy: Como, Maggiore and Garda. But between these lakes there is another one that is less known, but not less beautiful and interesting for tourists and active rest lovers - Lake Iseo.StylePortrait photoshoot in Rome for MarinaI have met with Marina at dawn. Excited with the beautiful day we had ahead of us we thought of a route that passed through the Vatican, the Castle of Saint Angel, the embankment of the Tiber and the historic center of Rome.WeddingsWedding in Rome of Dmitry and YuliaDima and Yulia are together for many years, raising a wonderful daughter, but it was only now that the dream of Yulia of a fairytale wedding in Rome was coming true.WeddingsSmall wedding in Cinque Terre of Sergey and LeysenAfter a warm welcome at the local city hall and the dinner in the castle of Grand Hotel dei Castelli, we started our tour of the famous fishing villages of Cinque Terre that ended at sunset in Portovenere to the cries of the seagulls and the clinking of glasses with sparkling wine.CouplesCouple photoshoot in Liguria of Sergey and LeysenCitizens of Liguria coast haven’t saved on colourful paint. To make their houses visible from the sea and recognisable for the sailors, they painted them in bright colours. With time, towns like Camogli started to look like a childish drawing.TravelOne Weekend in Tuscany, ItalyOn one November weekend we decided to go to Tuscany, visiting the medieval towns of San Gimignano and Siena. While the rest of Italy was soaking in rain, the weather forecast was more optimistic for this part of the country.WeddingsSmall wedding in Abruzzo of Oleg and AlinaAbruzzo is an amazingly beautiful region in central Italy, unjustly neglected by the tourists visiting the country. Therefore, when Alina and Oleg decided to get married here, in our second homeland, they immediately conquered our hearts.WeddingsDestination wedding in Marche of Pietro and JuliaAmong all the weddings which we were honoured to shoot, the international German-Italian wedding in Marche Region of Pietro and Giulia has become one of the most unusual in terms of the locations choice.WeddingsWedding in Modena of Andrea and MariaSeems like only a while ago Andrea and Maria were a beautiful couple in love, but today we will show you the photo reportage of the day they became husband and wife.WeddingsSmall wedding in Sardinia of Ilya and MariaSardinia is one of the best destinations for a beach holiday in Italy. It offers clean turquoise sea and a rich choice of hotels and resorts perfect for an active holiday, but also for a secluded honeymoon vacation or a getaway for families with children. But lately, Sardinia is becoming ever more popular among those who choose to get married in Italy.CouplesCouple photoshoot in Florence of Andrey and OlgaAndrey and Olga got in touch with me last summer looking for a photographer for a post-wedding photo shoot in Florence.WeddingsWedding in Abruzzo of Davide and BarbaraAfter a short but very emotional civil ceremony and congratulations of the guests, we had an informal wedding photoshoot for the couple and a cheerful, warm banquet at the restaurant Borgo SpoltinoCouplesCouple photoshoot in Abruzzo of Davide and BarbaraWhat would you say of a romantic engagement photo shoot in one of the most beautiful hilltop towns of Abruzzo? Sounds good, doesn’t it?WeddingsDestination wedding in Marche of Zac and AlexThe preparations of the the bride and groom took place on the coast of San Benedetto del Tronto and for the ceremony we headed to Monteprandone where a wedding ceremony was held at the church Chiesa Collegiata di San Nicoló di Bari. Restaurant Dimora di Bacco was chosen for the wedding dinner.WeddingsElopement on Lake Como of Sergey and VeronikaThe symbolic wedding ceremony of Veronika and Sergey took place on Lake Como, in the small town of Lenno that stands between Villa Balbianello and Villa Carlotta, two of the most beautiful and popular villas of the lake.WeddingsWedding in Abruzzo of Luigi and Carla In the end it was a very emotional and positive vibe wedding in Abruzzo, despite the tricks of the weather. Because the only thing one needs for an unforgettable event is a good mood.CouplesCouple photoshoot in Rome of Valeria and AlexI got convinced that a leisurely aimless walk through Rome in search of some beautiful light and an interesting set makes the photos more vibrant and romantic than a meticulously drawn route from one famous spot of the capital to another with an aim to shoot at recognizable locations.FamilyFamily photoshoot in Barcelona, Spain of Marco, Anna and LailaWe spent a few hours in Barcelona with Marco, Anna and red-haired Laila, and we want to share with you some of the energy, enthusiasm and love that reigns among the members of this family.TravelBarcelona, SpainOur itinerary included the most popular tourist attractions of Barcelona: Park Guell, the Sagrada Familia, the Cathedral, Montjuïc and Tibidabo, the Olympic Village, the Aquarium of Barcelona and Montserrat MonasteryCouplesCouple photoshoot in Lazio of Kostya and KatyaWhen a couple asks for a the beach photoshoot close to Rome, the task becomes very interesting, and when a free beach, not stuffed with people, but well-kept is requested – the task seems unsolvable.WeddingsWedding in Apulia of Corrado and MariaItalian local lifestyle was highlighted on the wedding day of Corrado and Maria as was also the case of their engagement photo session.CouplesCouple photoshoot in Apulia of Corrado and MariaWith Corrado and Maria before their international wedding in Apulia, we visited a place called Giovinazzo to enjoy the local flavor, to know each other better and to make some love-story style snapshotsCouplesCouple photoshoot in Liguria of Dmitry and IrinaThe beauty and the variety of landscapes of Italy bewilders many couples. Which spot to choose for couple photo session in Italy? The sea or the mountains? Picturesque villages or graceful castles? But in some cases, you can take a resolute step ... and put together all you wanted!WeddingsWedding in Abruzzo of Lorenzo and GiadaGiada and Lorenzo have invited us to their wedding in the small town of Pianella in the region of Abruzzo.WeddingsWedding in Apulia of Francesco and YuliaAll regions of Italy have their own character, but in many ways they resemble each other. Anyway Apulia, one of the most eastern of them, stands out among others.CouplesCouple photoshoot in Calascio of Francesco and YuliaWhen Francesco and Yulia began to plan their engagement photo session in Italy, without a shadow of a doubt we suggested Rocca Calascio as a very suggestive location.WeddingsDestination wedding on Lake Como of Victor and AnastasiaThe destination wedding in Italy of Anastasia and Victor took place at the famous Villa del Balbianello on Lake Como, that is popular with enamoured couples from around the world.WeddingsDestination wedding in Abruzzo of Charles and GiuliaIs there a greater happiness for a photographer than to be invited to the wedding of a truly enamoured couple, very sincere and happy people?WeddingsDestination wedding in Sicily of Timur and AnnaThe destination wedding in Sicily of Timur and Anna could win in the category "the most stylish and brilliant wedding of the year".CouplesAfter wedding photo session in Rome of Denis and OlgaA walk through Rome with young couples during their honeymoon is always different from any other couple photo session in Italy.CouplesCouple photo session in Rome of Roman and AlenaThere is only one Rome, but it is not the same for everybody. For every couple that comes here, the city opens up differently.CouplesCouple photo session in Tuscany of Alya and AlexTuscany, one of a kind, and beautiful Florence are made for love and it is difficult to think of a more water-coloured and texture-rich place for making romatic couple photos.WeddingsDestination wedding on Lake Como of Kirill and EkaterinaThe destination wedding on Lake Como of Ekaterina and Kirill was one of the most heartwarming and refined this year.WeddingsDestination wedding in Liguria of Nikita and KseniaGolf of Poets is a beautiful name of the site where Ksenia and Nikita have organized their destination wedding in Liguria. And, of course, it had romantic adventures in store for us.WeddingsDouble wedding in Italy of Dinara and Dario, Olga and Carlo FedericoAre you ready to watch the pictures of a very unusual double wedding in Italy? Now you will see two brides and two grooms at the same wedding.WeddingsWedding in Paris, France of Julien and ElenaThe wedding in Paris of Elena and Julien was one of the most thrilling and intense for us this year. In these pictures you will see quite little of Paris, but a lot of a real fun wedding in France.CouplesAfter wedding photo session in Venice of Katya and AntonKatya is a professional model but Anton, like so many men, doesn’t like to be taken pictures of. Anyway we tried our best to make romantic pictures in Venice of the two sweethearts during their honeymoon in Italy.WeddingsElopement in Venice of Anna and PavelThe elopement in Venice of Anna and Pavel was organized in high summer and I wanted my pictures to transmit the dreamy summer light and the sensation of lightness.CouplesAfter wedding photo session in Rome of Yulia and YuriyOne of the most tender and gallant after wedding photo session in Italy of this year was Yulia and Yuriy's photo session in Rome.FamilyFamily session in Tuscany of Irina, Vika and EvdokiaFamily photo sessions in Italy are full of life and very natural, because the presence of kids keeps the parents busy.WeddingsDestination wedding in Tuscany of Svetlana and VassilyThe destination wedding in Tuscany of Svetlana and Vassily was a great gala-day not only for the newly-wed and the guests, but also for us, as photographers.CouplesCouple photo session in Abruzzo of Alex and IllarionFor Alex and Illarion the region of Abruzzo was a perfect match with its semi-deserted hilltop villages and ancient castles against the backdrop of the clouds.WeddingsDestination wedding in Portofino of Daria and SergeyDaria and Sergey were getting ready for the event in a small town of Rapallo in the hotel Tigullio Royal, the ceremony itself and the party took place at the ancient castle Castelllo Brown in Portofino.CouplesAfter wedding photo session in Rome of Elena and SergeyElena and Sergey arrived to Rome for their honeymoon, that’s why we dedicated a part of our stroll to a couple photo session in Italy in their wedding dress.CouplesCouple photo session in Rome of Tatiana and AlexAlex and Tatiana arrived to Rome from Germany and we have done a lot during our short couple photo session in Rome.WeddingsElopement in Rome of Alex and OlgaWe managed to reach all the spots we planned: the Colosseum, the Vatican square, the Castel of St. Angel and Villa Borghese.CouplesAfter wedding photo session in Venice of Anna and ViacheslavYou had to see how many passers by wrang thier necks this day during our after wedding photo session in Venice with Anna and Viacheslav.CouplesCouple photo session on Capri of Tatiana and SergeiWe met Tania and Sergei for the second time on Capri for an easy and fine summer couple photo session around this beautiful island.CouplesCouple photo session on the Amalfi Coast of Olga and MihailThe Amalfi Coast is absolutely one of the best places in Italy. Here the cities of Sorrento and Positano are smothered in flowers and lemon trees. We had a love couple photo session there with Olga and Mikhail.CouplesAfter wedding photo session in Rome of Anna and EvgeniyThe couple after wedding photo session in Rome for Anna and Evgeniy was easygoing and unstrained.WeddingsIntimate Wedding in Rome of Tatiana and NikolaiThe destination intimate wedding in Rome of Tatiana and Nikolai is a fine example of how family-oriented, cheerful and unforgettable this party can be.WeddingsIntimate Wedding in Venice of Ekaterina and EugenyOn the intimate destination wedding day in Venice of Ekaterina and Eugeny the weather was gloomy and rain clouds were getting ready to pour forth rain.