We were asked to travel to Lake Garda in Italy to produce the Wedding Photography and Wedding Album for Laura and Ben’s wedding.
In addition to all the usual preparations for a wedding shoot, this wedding album threw up a new set of challenges for us as we were flying out to the unknown just two days before the big day itself. Camera’s, extra camera’s, lenses, extra lenses, computers, hard drives, memory sticks and discs were all packed away is separate cases and carried on different flights to ensure that baggage handlers could not conspire to allow ‘sods law’ to affect the task in hand.
Our planning and extra planning paid off just about, only a fickle Italian ‘Sat-Nav’ in the hire car slowed us down a little between Milan airport and Malcesine on the East coast of Lake Garda but we still arrived in time for a glass of Peroni or two before our hotel bar closed for the evening.
Malcesine (mal-chez-i-ni) is a beautiful town with it’s own castle overlooking Lake Garda in northern Italy. The most fantastic location for a wedding you could imagine and just a two hour flight away from the UK. Think St. Ives in Cornwall but on the shore of Lake Windermere with Spanish style sunshine and great Italian food… just fantastic.
The romantic Italian wedding ceremony was to be held on top of the Medieval Castle in Malcesine, towered over only by the spectacular Monte Baldo which forms part of the mountain range to the east of the lake.
We did a tour of the town and a recce of all the locations on the day before the Wedding to plan where some of the key moments and photos would take place and this left us with the sound knowledge that everywhere in Malcesine and around the lake were just perfect for wedding photography and indeed a wedding itself. So we headed for ‘The evening before the wedding day do’ meet-up, where all sixty plus wedding guests were congregating, telling tales of fickle ‘Sat-Nav’s’ and new leather goods purchased that day. Mainly ‘Man Bags’ it would seem!
So, this is where our Lake Garda Wedding Album begins, at ‘The evening before the wedding day do’….
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We hope you love your wedding photography from Lake Garda in Italy Laura and Ben, it was the most beautiful day and I hope the album does it some justice.