Are you planning a short-notice, small wedding or elopement?

Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

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Restaurant Dal Pescatore - Mantua, Italy wedding photo from when the bride, groom and friends reach a sitting area in the room

Restaurant Dal Pescatore - Mantua, Italy Elopement Photography | The spouses and friends reach a sitting area in the room
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Ristorante Dal Pescatore - Canneto sull'Oglio - Mantova - Italia

I met the bride and groom in their home, contacted by the bride only 20 days before the wedding date, and for this reason, I immediately realized that it was a special wedding.

The spouses, two professionals very busy in their work, had made known to me the organization of the day and their requests; document and enhance the wedding, without poses, a pure wedding reportage.

A nice challenge for my work, where the particularity of the places and that of having carte blanche would have enhanced it.

The date of the ceremony was a few days before Christmas, at a Gothic-style of the chosen church, Chiesa di Santa Maria del Gradaro.  But above all, the dinner was in one of the most starred restaurants in the world, Ristorante Dal Pescatore in Canneto sull'Oglio.  This was a Christmas gift from the spouses to themselves and to close friends and relatives.

In short, a special wedding.  The above image is from the dinner as it came to an end.  The spouses and friends reach a sitting area in the room, used for conversation and tasting of refined spirits. The bride also follows the advice to smell before drinking.