As wedding photographer it was a great pleasure being the official photographer of Italian Wedding Awards 2017!
Italian Wedding Awards is a wonderful kermesse. It has been created to award excellence and professionalism of Italian wedding professionals. The annual appointment is a real Wedding Academy Awards dedicated to elegance, refined tastes and wonderful flairs of wonderful wedding business in Italy.
The event was planned on Friday 15 December 2017 at Fortezza da Basso Basilica in Florence, Tuscany. It has been planned by Wedding Planner Camelia Lambru in collaboration with Marimà Eventi. Event has been sponsored by Regione Toscana, Comune di Firenze, Firenze Fiera, Destination Florence Convention and Visitors Bureau and American Association ADWPI.
The first edition of Italian Wedding Awards was planned in Rome one year ago.
I was among the finalists in best wedding photographers category.
The second edition of the Wedding Awards was planned in Tuscany and its magnificent Florence that is also a great wedding destination itself.
As the matter of fact International Convention DWP was planned in Florence back in 2016.
Very famous couples also decided to tie the knot in Florence such as Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, Melissa Joan Hart and Mark Wilkerson, without forgetting about Rohan Mehta, Oil Company Executive Yogesh Mehta’s son, one of the richest family in the world.
More than 500 high end wedding professionals of Italian wedding business joined the event. They came from all over the country and even from overseas. Mong all Colin Cowie – one of the 5 most famous wedding planners in the world, Jade Beer – Conde Nast and Brides Magazine Chief Editor, Vincenzo Dascanio a famous floral designer who work in collaboration with Four Seasons Hotels, Peter Rear founder and CEO Peter Rear Filmatography, many journalist from International and national press such as Brides, Financial Times, Rai etc.
The climax of the evening was Destination Wedding business. Italy is one of the most wanted destinations and our country boasts many amazing wedding venues such as Four Seasons, St. Regis and Villa Corsini Mezzomonte in Florence, Hotel Cerretani and Hotel L’Orologio in Florence, Villa le Fontanelle, JWMarriott and Hotel Danieli in Venice, Hotel Europa and Regina in Venice, Hotel Parco dei Principi and Hotel Splendid in Rome, Grand Hotel Pianeta Maratea and Gibò in Otranto.
In this post I selected some of the shots I too at Italian Wedding Awards in Florence last December as official photographer of the event. For my photographer carrier this was a great award itself that follows my nomination among the finalist of best wedding photographer last year.
My challenge will be being among the winners at Italian Wedding Awards 2018 that will be planned in…… surprise! I would love to receive an award as best Italian wedding photographer!