Wedding Photographer: The Cloisters & Grand Hotel Royal, Sorrento: Chris & Stacey

Amy was the photographer in the Cloisters & Grand Hotel Royal, Sorrento, Italy for Chris & Stacey’s wedding.

I stayed in Sorrento for most of the week to photograph 3 weddings there over 4 days. Chris & Stacey also chose the Cloisters for their ceremony but the evening reception was to be held in the Grand Hotel Royal; a new venue for me. The heat-wave continued with temperatures in the late 30s but the Cloisters has a big tree in the centre providing enough shade for the wedding party to stay fairly comfortable. We were treated to a wonderful sunset in the evening as you’ll see below.

Stacey got ready in the Hotel Ambasciatori.

Hotel Ambasciatori, Sorrento

The staff are really awkward about letting ‘extra’ people into the room but they just kept sneaking in and nobody knew :-)

Bride getting ready

The Bridesmaids wait in the lobby.


Meanwhile, the Groom waits at the Cloisters.


Stacey arrives.

Bride arriving

Happy moments captured.


A small wedding; this is the entire party.

Group Shot

One of my favourites.

Bride, Groom and guests

So relaxed, lovely.

Bride & Groom

‘Ti amo.’ Thanks Mr Graffiti artist for providing me with a great backdrop!

Bride & Groom

The tables laid at the Grand Hotel Royal.

Grand Hotel Royal

The light got a bit tricky during aperitivi but there were still some lovely shots to be had.

Bride & Guests

Cocktails and chill out time at the Grand Hotel Royal.

Grand Hotel Royal

High Spirits

Grand Hotel Royal

Looking out to the island of Ischia as the sun sets.

Ischia from Sorrento

A young guest enjoys the moment.

Sorrento sunset

The colour of the sky got so intense. Beautiful.

Sorrento sunset

A lovely day all round. Thanks to Chris & Stacey and their family & friends. -Amyx

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