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WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS ARE OPEN - 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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Granso Stanco Restaurant, Chioggia, Italy Elopement Photo Story Award

Wedding Photographer creates a serene portrait immediately following the ceremony

Wedding Photographer created a serene couple portrait immediately following the ceremony

In the serene moments immediately following the ceremony, the bride and groom pose for a powerful portrait on a bridge near Chioggia Beach. 

In order to celebrate their love in a place that felt both romantic and relax, this couple planned a seaside wedding at Granso Stanco Restaurant next to Chioggia Beach near Venice, Italy. Their outdoor ceremony took place immediately following a storm, which ushered in an amazing atmosphere that heightened everyone's emotions.

Photography in Venice Italy of Wedding Mom silhouetted during a moving moment in parenting journey

Photographer of Venice Italy Weddings | Mom is silhouetted during this moving moment in her parenting journey

The bride's mother gets ready for the wedding ceremony in front of a window, allowing herself to be silhouetted during this moving moment in her parenting journey.

Chioggia, Italy Elopement Photography of Pinning the flowers to grooms suit before ceremony

Venice Photographer for Weddings in Italy | The groom has his boutonniere fastened

The groom has his boutonniere fastened to his suit just before the ceremony begins.

Wedding Photography from Venice, Italy in Chioggia of bride clasping hands with her entire family

Wedding Photographer Venice, Italy in Chioggia | The bride clasps hands with her entire family

The bride clasps hands with her entire family, and they all make the grand entrance together. This unique take on a timeless tradition showcases the bond between the bride and her family.

Italy Wedding Photography from Chioggia, IT of Kids in formal wear in BW

Italy Wedding Photography from Chioggia, IT | Kids in formal wear and comforted by a pacifier

The youngest wedding attendant, dressed for the occasion in their formal wear and comforted by a pacifier, steals the show as she walks down the aisle.

Venice Wedding Ceremony picture of the couple with a sense of pride and reverence

Venice Wedding Ceremony Photographer | the couple with a sense of pride and reverence

Looking at the couple with a sense of pride and reverence, the wedding officiant begins the ceremony for the couple.

Destination Italian Wedding image showing The bride is Overcome with emotion during the ceremony

Destination Italian Wedding Photography | The bride is Overcome with emotion during the ceremony

Overcome with emotion during the ceremony, the bride wipes away tears from her face as she holds onto her steadfast groom.

Outdoor Wedding Photo of Venice Guests elated by the fact that the bride and groom are now officially husband and wife

Outdoor Wedding Photographer of Venice | Guests are elated by the fact that the bride and groom are now officially husband and wife

Clearly elated by the fact that the bride and groom are now officially husband and wife, the wedding guests jump, shout, and cheer upon the completion of the ceremony.

Venetian Lagoon, Chioggia, Italy Wedding Image in BW before the storm and their marriage has begun

Venetian Lagoon, Chioggia - Italy Wedding Image in BW | the storm had passed and their marriage has begun in earnest

Once the storm had passed and their marriage has begun in earnest, the bride and groom take a moment to themselves to stroll along the shores of the Adriatic Sea. This romantic seaside portrait symbolizes the endless journey that lies ahead for these newlyweds.