Brooke and Damien’s wedding has been characterized by strong romance, they’ve had such an elegant and intimate ceremony rich of traditional feel: the lighting of a candle done by their parents, some white doves flying in the sky after their first kiss and then, the jump over the broom, an old tradition that symbolizes their entrance into their new life together. A day full of emotions and joy ended with a dazzling fireworks show.
Getting married in Villa Cora in Florence
Villa Cora is a classy heritage house in Florence overlooking the Boboli Gardens, one of the most elegant villas in Tuscany. Brooke and Damien chose this stunning stately home to celebrate their destination wedding with delicious food and fine wines in one of the most iconic Italian landscapes.
Florence, one of the most charming cities in Italy, is characterized by a really interesting history, it has also been the capital of the Kingdom of Italy, that’s when Villa Cora has been inaugurated. This incredible city possesses a rich source of culture and it’s known worldwide for its history and unique monuments. Its atmosphere is refined and its beauty is breathtaking, a destination wedding here is a real dream that comes true.
Ceremony and Reception Venue: Villa Cora, Florence / Wedding Planning: The Tuscan Wedding / MUAH: Cherie Spisso / Flowers Decoration: Il Giardino delle Fate / Stationary: The Wedding Letters / Lights Designer: Wedding Music and Lights / Bridal Dress: Lori Allen / Bridal Shoes: Badgley Mischka / Groom Suite: Ermenegildo Zegna / Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Hayley Paige / Celebrant: Julia Wright / Wedding Car: Noleggio Limousine Toscana / Cake Design: Sugarcups
About the photographers
Mary and Maurizio are wedding photographers in Italy. They love capturing moments of genuine happiness and fun, feelings and emotions.
They shoot weddings in Tuscany, Como Lake, Apulia, Amalfi Coast of course, and abroad. They’ve worked together in adv agencies for several years, dealing with fashion and lifestyle, and this still has a strong influence on their style. Travels and cinema are also some of their greatest sources of inspiration.
Their photos are always devised with a look that comes directly from advertising, fashion and movies. They translate true moments of life through a kind of glam eye, they “aim to document reality in a glamorous way, always without taking away spontaneity from our shoots”.
They love to make their couples feel at ease in order to let them look spontaneous and gorgeous in their photos. Their main goal is catching authentic moments of joy and raw emotions