Wedding Photographer: La Foce, Tuscany: Richard & Nasrin

Amy was the wedding photographer at La Foce, Tuscany, Italy for Richard & Nasrin’s wedding.

This beautiful wedding took place in one of the most stand-out venues of my entire 10 years of doing this job. La Foce in the Val d’orcia is simply stunning. Look it up online and you’ll see a fabulous aerial shot of it (unfortunately one that I couldn’t get!)

Richard, Nasrin, their daughters and their friends and families had come over from Australia and were absolutely smitten with the place – as you would be. Take a look:

La Foce

La Foce

A beautiful Bride.

Bride

Bride having hair done

Some of my favourite detail shots.

Dress Hanging

Perfume

Bridesmaid

I loved being able to photograph the reflection during the ceremony.

Processional

Ceremony

Post-Ceremony

Bride & Groom

Aperitivi

Aperitivi

Bride

Bride & Groom

Bride

Groom

Bride & Groom

A very big WOW!

Table Decorations

Bride & Groom

Evening Celebrations

La Foce at night

Bride & Groom

This one was a real pleasure to capture. The people and the place made for a magical day. Great work from Elia at Super Tuscan Wedding Planners too. Amy x

Wedding Photographer: Fattoria Terrarossa, Montepulciano: Tibor & Caroline

Amy was the wedding photographer at Fattoria Terrarossa, Montepulciano, Tuscany, Italy for Tibor & Caroline’s wedding.

One of my first weddings of 2016 was at the Fattoria Terrarossa, close to the famous Tuscan town of Montepulciano. When I first arrived, the rain was absolutely pouring down meaning that plans had to be changed and the ceremony had to be indoors. Still, the view from the room was magnificent and soon after the ceremony, the rain lightened and eventually stopped.

Tibor & Caroline had travelled all the way from their home on Grand Cayman to enjoy their beautiful wedding day in Tuscany. Here are a few of their album pages:

Fattoria Terrarossa, Montepulciano

Fattoria Terrarossa, Montepulciano

Fattoria Terrarossa, Montepulciano

Fattoria Terrarossa, Montepulciano

Caroline had said that she was not very keen on having her photograph taken and would feel self-conscience if she was asked to pose. This is a very common phenomenon of course and I have lots of little tricks up my sleeves to help out people who really don’t like being photographed. Caroline looks amazing in these photographs and I really think that she enjoyed having them taken :-)

Fattoria Terrarossa, Montepulciano

Fattoria Terrarossa, Montepulciano

Fattoria Terrarossa, Montepulciano

I’m so glad the rain stopped in the end! Thanks so much for a lovely day. Amy x

Wedding Photographer: Villa Antiche Mura, Sorrento: Brian & Laura

Amy was the photographer at Villa Antiche Mura, Sorrento, Italy for Brian & Laura’s wedding.

Brian & Laura’s wedding was the last for me in 2015 – my biggest and best year of photographing weddings. It was also at a venue that I had grown to love over the years and the one where I generally work more than anywhere else. It was going to be a great end to my season.

Guests waiting for wedding

Groom

Rings

Bride with Mum & Dad

Bride

I had read a book, that I finished on the train travelling to Sorrento, about a girl who had fallen in love with a Vicar. When Laura told me that Brian was an Irish Minister I just knew that this was going to be an extra-special one. It didn’t disappoint. Laura, Brian and their friends and family were so much fun and welcomed me into their party like a guest. I loved every minute of photographing them and when my time for photographing was up, I put down my cameras and danced the night away with them. The train-journey the next day was … absolutely awful as I nursed the hangover from hell. Hey ho. It was worth it :-)

Ceremony at Villa Antiche Mura

Ceremony

Confetti

Villa Antiche Mura

Flower Girl

Bride & Groom

Bride & Groom

Bride & Groom

Bride

Villa Antiche Mura

Guests with aperitifs

Bride & Groom

Groom's Speech

Wedding Breakfast

Villa Antiche Mura

Bride & Groom

Another wedding season successfully negotiated and another year of doing my hobby for my job. I’m writing this post as I’ve just finished my 2016 wedding season – my 10th! Here’s to my 11th and the blog posts for this year’s wedding will start soon. Thanks so much to Laura & Brian and huge congratulations on the birth of beautiful little Dylan. Amy x

Wedding Photographer: Casale de’Pasquinelli, Lucca: Anthony & Meghan

Amy was the wedding photographer at Casale de’Pasquinelli, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy for Anthony & Meghan’s wedding.

Anthony, Meghan and their family and friends had travelled from the US to celebrate this beautiful wedding in my favourite Italian city, Lucca. With lots of time in the city for photographs after the ceremony, I was in my element. The open-air ceremony was in the stunning garden of Palazzo Pfanner – certainly worth the entrance fee if you’re ever in Lucca.

We drove about 20 minutes to the north of the city into the mountains to Casale de’pasquinelli. Take a look:

Palazzo Pfanner

Groom

Ceremony Decoration

Ceremony

Ceremony

Ceremony

Bride & Groom

Family Group

Family Group

Bride & Groom

Bride & Groom

Bride & Groom

Bride & Groom

Groom

Bride & Groom

Table Details

Bride & Groom

Bride & Groom at the table

Wedding Breakfast

Wedding Breakfast

A really lovely day and the portrait image above (4 up) of the Bride & Groom walking under the huge pine tree is one of my all-time favourite images. Thank you so much, Amy x

Wedding Photographer: Umbria: Nick & Becky

Amy was the wedding photographer in Umbria, Italy for Nick & Becky’s wedding.

I’m always trying to work close to home so this was a real stand-out wedding for me. Not only because you could almost pinpoint my house in the background of the group shots but also because the couple were fabulous and the day in general was absolutely AMAZING. Nick & Becky chose Becky’s Uncle’s house for their wedding which just so happens to have the most perfect little church just 100 metres or so away from it along a pretty little path. A local agriturismo just a couple of kms away was the perfect place for the reception meal – super-tasty, typical, Umbrian cuisine.

Church

Groom Detail

Groom

Groom & Groomsmen

Bride doing make-up

Bride & Father

This is now the feature image on my brand-new website: www.amyturner.photography

Bride

Bride walking to church

Processional

Confetti

Bride & Groom leave the church

Aperitif

Aperitif

Group Shot

Bride & Groom & Son

Bride & Groom

Bride & Groom

I am often asked to remember single stand-out moments from all of the weddings that I’ve photographed over the years (about 350 of them) and I always find it quite hard to do as there are just so many. However, I now always answer with a stand-out favourite moment from Nick & Becky’s wedding: when Philip Pope sang Nessun Dorma. The performance and the reaction of the crowd to the performance made every hair stand on end. It was magical.

Guests

Philip Pope singing

Table plan

Bride

Reception Venue

Guests at table

I feel so privileged to have photographed this wedding. I loved getting to know Nick & Becky and we plan to meet up when they next come over. It was certainly a very, very special day. Thanks, Amy x