4 reasons to visit Venice in spring… and to get romantic portraits

couple hug in square in Venice during honeymoon photo service
Spring is a great time to visit Venice and enjoy sunny days, blossoming nature and to get nice photo portraits

Venice is always worth a visit: in winter for its light; in summer for its sunny days; in autumn for its romantic atmosphere…what about spring? Here are a few good reasons:

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Couple photo services: 3 ways to wear a bridal gown..not on your wedding!

T Playing with the bridal dress

Working as a wedding photographer I often come across gorgeous bridal gowns: being them simple or elegant, tailor-made in famous boutiques or inherited by mothers, they are in any case precious garments. Intense feelings and sweet memories are attached to the wedding dress: recollections of the wedding and the times the bride was waiting for it.

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Venetian bridges: the less famous (yet very interesting) ones

couple hugging on a bridge during a couple photo portrait in Venice
Bridges offer a photographer the chance to make creative photographs when shooting couple portraits in Venice

As already said in a previous post, Venice hosts  435 bridges linking 121 islands: about 300 stone bridges, 60 iron bridges and 57 timber bridges.

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Getting married in Verona: where, when and how

bride shot during vow renewal photo service in Venice
Many couples from different countries choose Verona for their wedding, vow renewal, and love promise ceremonies.

Would you like to marry in Verona? Excellent choice: Romeo’s and Juliet’s city, with its old palaces, the famous Arena and numerous monuments is definitely a very romantic place, ideal for hosting destination weddings.

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How to get married in Milan: procedures for civil weddings at Palazzo Reale

bride enters the sala degli Specchi duringa  civil wedding ceremony photographed in Milan
The Milan’s City Council offers a wonderful location for couples marrying in this city: the Sala degli Specchi hall in Palazzo Reale sports ancient chandeliers, tapestry and golden-framed mirrors.

Needless to say, Milan ranks well after Venice or Florence in the list of the Italian cities chosen by local and foreign couples for their wedding. However it is still a very beloved city since it offers many attractive spots as background for nice wedding photographs and one of its most beautiful palaces as the location for civil wedding ceremonies. Continue reading “How to get married in Milan: procedures for civil weddings at Palazzo Reale”

High water in Venice: avoid it thanks to an app or enjoy it during a photo shooting!

This Russian couple made the most of high water and enjoyed a special honeymoon photo shooting in Venice dancing and playing in the flooded Piazza San Marco.

High water is a common event in Venice, especially from October to December. But you can run into it (or rather… walk into it! ) even in springtime. It is mostly due to an unlucky combination of several factors, such as bad weather, tides, winds and artificial digging works which influence the water in the Venetian lagoon and allow the seawater to flood the city in a short while.

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PLEASANT BREAKS DURING A PHOTO SHOOTING IN VENICE: ENJOY A SPRITZ IN A “BACARO”

Asian couple drinking coffee during a pre-wedding photo shooting in Venice
Venice hosts many cafés where tourists can stop for a break while visiting the city or during a photo shooting, as it was the case for this Asian couple enjoying a pre-wedding photo service.

There are many places where you can enjoy a break during your visit in Venice, or during a photo service (be it an engagement, wedding or honeymoon photo shooting): the city has many cafés, bars or restaurants where you can drink or eat at any hour of the day and most of the night.

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