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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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Torri Del Benaco Castle and Punta San Vigilio - Verona - Lake Garda - Italy Elopement Photo Story Award

Punta san Vigilio - Lake Garda Verona Wedding Portraits of The bride and groom near the water

Punta san Vigilio - Lake Garda Verona Wedding Portraits | The bride and groom pose for a portrait

The bride and groom pose for a portrait on the Punta San Vigilio peninsula. This powerful portrait shows a couple holding hands and looking out at the world around them, seemingly dwarfed by the size and scope of its beauty. It serves as a symbol of their strength as a couple and their resolve to move through life together.

Knowing that a large and lavish wedding would not be possible during the pandemic, Michal and Marketa opted to plan an intimate celebration at a breathtaking destination. They traveled from the Czech Republic with their parents at their sides, and enjoyed a personal and romantic wedding ceremony at the Scaliger Castle in Torri Del Benaco, Italy. 

Torri del Benaco Italys Best Lake Garda Wedding Photography showing makeup artist working with bride

Torri del Benaco - Italy's Best Lake Garda Wedding Photography | A makeup artist works with the bride

A makeup artist works with Marketa in order to create her bridal look, while Michal waits to leave for the ceremony. 

IT Destination Wedding Image from Torri del Benaco of The brides stunning wedding gown hanging from the pergola

Destination Wedding Image from Torri del Benaco | The brides stunning wedding gown hangs from the pergola

The bride's stunning wedding gown hangs from the pergola, waiting for Marketa to step into the flowing layers of lush fabric.

Lake Garda outdoor Italian Lakes Wedding Ceremony Picture in BW of bride groom Standing atop the tower of the Scaliger Castle

Lake Garda - Italian Lakes Wedding Ceremony Picture in BW | Standing atop the tower of the Scaliger Castle

Standing atop the tower of the Scaliger Castle, Marketa and Michal smile as they are declared husband and wife. 

Lake Garda Wedding image by Italian Photographer of A witness smiling as he soaks up the magnitude of ceremony

Lake Garda Weddings - Italian Photographers | A witness at the wedding smiles as he soaks up the magnitude

A witness at the wedding smiles as he soaks up the magnitude of the moment that is taking place before him.

Torri del Benaco, Italy Castle Tower Wedding Picture of a beautiful part of the ceremony

 Torri del Benaco Castle Tower Wedding Pictures | the most beautiful part of the ceremony was not the backdrop

Michal and Marketa sought out to choose a breathtaking destination for their wedding, but the most beautiful part of the ceremony was not the backdrop, but rather the love shared between these two people. Their smiles showcased their genuine happiness about beginning a new life together.

Wedding Pic from Torri Del Benaco in Italy of the tradition of guests tossing rice at bride groom

Wedding Pic from Torri Del Benaco - Italy Couples | Not wanting to miss out on tradition, guests toss rice

Not wanting to miss out on tradition, the wedding guests at this intimate ceremony threw rice at the newlyweds to celebrate their marriage.

Wedding image of bride and groom on Lake Garda taking Private Boat to Punta San Vigilio

Lake Garda - Private Boat - Punta San Vigilio Wedding Picture | the couple rented a private boat to sail

In order to add to the romance of the moment, Michal and Marketa rented a private boat to sail across the lake to Punta San Vigilio. 

Lake Garda Verona Italy Wedding Couple Portrait of bride groom Leaning against a wall with lake in background

Lake Garda - Verona - Italy Wedding Couple Portraits | Leaning against a barrier wall with the lake in the background

Leaning against a barrier wall with the lake in the background, the new husband and wife pose for a portrait that feels both familiar and intimate simultaneously.