Italian Destination Wedding – Villa Regina Teodolinda Wedding Photographer

Italian Destination Wedding - Villa Regina Teodolinda Wedding Photographer

“We *love* the slideshow and have probably played it 20 times already! Some hilarious ones and some creative gorgeous ones. My family and friends love love love all you have done”

From Yorkshire to Italy! Photography was a priority for Georgina, being an incredible wedding photographer herself, so I was so honoured when she told me I was the first part of her wedding day she booked.  Originally she and Shaun planned to get married near their home near Whitby in Yorkshire. Then there was a change of heart – not to mention good weather guaranteed.  So they swapped from East Yorkshire and the shore of the North Sea to the banks of Lake Como.

“You were the first thing we booked!”

To be told that booking you as their wedding photographer was the top priority for their wedding day brought a massive smile to my face.  Georgina and Shaun were planning a wedding near their home in Whitby with their close family and friends.  As a wedding photographer herself, having the right photographer was so important to Georgina.  Their approach and plans sounded perfect to me right from the start and me right from the start and I was overjoyed to be involved in their big day.  They filled in the booking form at once and we were good to go.  I love Whitby, who doesn’t?

Fast forward to a month or so later and Georgina and Shaun had a change of heart.  They love Yorkshire, but their wedding costs were spiralling  They started to look at the budget and compare a wedding at home with a smaller wedding abroad – plus no worries about the British weather not playing ball.  They knew there was a risk involved, some guests may not be able to make the new date and destination.  But after some consideration, Georgina and Shaun opted to get married on the shores of Lake Como in Italy. Did I mind the change in the venue, they asked?  Really!?!

Last minute change of venue – and country!

Villa Regina Teodolinda in the village of Laglio was the new venue.  This scenic village sits on the shores of Lake Como.  Georgina described the wedding as  having no set theme :

“Its basically about the people and the love- its a really small number as we just wanted our besties with us and to party.”

I can’t deny that this was music to my ears.  Perfect.   The whole day was laid back, chilled and super fun.  In the morning whilst the bridal party got ready at the villa, the guys headed out onto the cool waters of Lake Como on speedboats. Too good of an opportunity not to!

The ceremony itself took place in the afternoon on the picturesque terrace overlooking the lake.  This was followed by a relaxed reception on the terrace where there was a fantastic array of Italian food and drink for guests to choose from.  Having an amazing venue with great food and drink to treat their nearest and dearest was important to the couple.  Whilst the guests made the most of the spread and the afternoon Italian sun, Georgina’s sister’s boyfriend provided the perfect soundtrack on his guitar.

As the evening drew in, there was a more formal dinner on the terrace, with speeches, before the couple and their closest family and friends partied the night away in and around the house.  It was such a fantastic relaxed house party vibe and wonderful to be a part of it all.

My approach to the day

To me capturing people in a natural, yet creative documentary style is so important.  I know this is what matters to my couples and will matter in years to come.  I create timeless images of those you love and who love you.  You can find out more about how I work by checking out my Wedding Stories.

Italian Destination Wedding – Villa Regina Teodolinda Wedding Photographer

An amazing team of people who helped make the wedding day what it was:

Venue and Catering – Villa Regina Teodolinda

Brides Dress – Eliza Jane Howell

Brides Shoes –  Charlotte Mills

Bridesmaids dresses- Virgos Lounge

Grooms Suit – Remus Uomo

Grooms Shoes – Ted Baker

Florist –  Rosa Catalina

Italian Destination Wedding Photographer

If you are looking for a Wedding Photographer for the Villa Regina Teodolinda on Lake Como or anywhere else in the world then get in contact here.

I only take on a limited number of weddings each year and I’d love yours to b of them.  Whether the Italian Riveria or the East Coast, I’d love to be involved. Check out my website to see more about how I work and help you confirm in your mind that I’m the right photographer for you!