Photographed by Kreativ Wedding

Story

We were booked by the couple to capture the elopement at Lake Como in the Villa del Balbianello. The couple had booked the terrace with the round arches, made famous especially by Star Wars, for their civil wedding.

After the ceremony, I asked the couple to move just a few steps to the balcony. I wanted to combine the beautiful arch with the couple and the beautiful background. At that moment they were all by themselves. We were a few steps away and so they could enjoy the moment completely alone without feeling like we were going straight into a shoot.

For me it was important that the couple is already in the light but not directly in the sun which was roughly two steps behind. What was challenging was in any case to capture a picture without other people.

For the wedding ceremony this place was booked exclusively for the couple. Unfortunately, everything was delayed and visitors of the venue poured directly after the ceremony on the balcony and in the area where just before the ceremony was.
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Directions

CalmNaturalSimple

“Congratulations guys, that was wonderful. Before more visitors come, enjoy the moment together again and see where you are. It would be great if you could just take a few steps toward the balcony. Try to block out the people and have eyes only for yourselves. “
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Composition

Center FramedWideNatural FramesShoot Through

Focusing

Single Point Focused on on the head of the bride Continuous Autofocus
Light & Weather

Soft LightNatural LightSunnyNoon

Equipment & EXIF

1/6400 f/2,2 ISO 640 WB Shadow

Camera

Sony a9II

Lens

Sigma 28mm f/1.4

Additional Equipment

Tiffen Black pro Mist 1/8

Editing

Adobe Lightroom Classic kreativ wedding Signature Pack 2022

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Challenges & Solutions

Location

Private Villa Italy

Villa Balbianello

Via Guido Monzino, 1, 22016 Tremezzina CO, Italien

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Kreativ Wedding

Photographer Germany Sony Alpha 9 Zeiss 55 f/1.8
We are Anne & Riccardo, a couple from Germany and Italy. 2013 we started without knowing anything about weddings, our business with a lot of passion. Now we are a team of 4 friendly guys to capture moments. Instead of doing weird posing, we love capturing real moments as they actually happen. We love to get inspired by the personalities of our couples and from their wedding to tell your unique story. Cause every story, every couple and every wedding is so unique and different.
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