WORDS FROM HAPPY CLIENTS

LYRIC & HAYES

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Dear Francesco, these pictures are simply stunning. I’m obsessed. I’ve been looking at them on repeat for the past 12 hours. I can’t get enough. THANK YOU SO MUCH  for all of your hard work and amazing talent. You were a delight to work with – you made us feel so comfortable in the pre-ceremony jitters and then after the ceremony when we were buzzing with excitement and joy you captured it all. So much laughter, so much love. Thank you for arriving early and staying late, for your generosity with your time and talent. You were the best possible photographer to capture our day – Grazie Mille. We are so excited to share these images! And we want everyone to know that you are the best of the best!

Lyric & Hayes
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IRIN & ROBBERT

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Grazie mille means a thousand thanks, but the word “thank you” somehow feels inadequate, compared to what you have given us. A great photographer, you make us feel completely at ease that we forget we’re in front of a camera. But that is hardly an adequate a praise you deserve. You never once direct us to turn our heads slightly left or to move our arms slightly right. You don’t prep us to look at the camera with our chins at 45 degree angle. And you certainly do not ask us to “pose”. You just let us be us. Only then you capture the sparkles in both of our eyes, the sensual touch of our hands, the soundless laughter we both share: the genuine couple that we are – not the soulless stock photos in some cheap frame. It is clear to us that you don’t simply take pictures, documenting a caricature of who we project ourselves to be; but rather “paint” us meticulously with your lens. And through it, you sculpt our precious moments with a touch of lights and shadows – embodying true love that withstands joys and pains. To us, you are not a mere photographer. You truly are an amazing artist. Your “canvas” is this breathtaking country and we count ourselves fortunate to once having our love be the subject matter of your arts. Your depiction of us is one of the most beautiful things we have ever seen ourselves in.  For that, once again, a million thanks and more.

Irin & Robbert
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ALICIA & RYAN

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Fra. Fra, Fra, Fra, Fra, Fra, Fra, Fra! 😀  We cannot find words to express how much we LOVE the photos!!!!! We are speechless.
You are truly an artist. The photos of our elopement are stunning! They are breathtaking works of art. There is a palpable depth of emotion in the moments that you captured. The light. The perspective. The intensity. Beautiful. They are elegant, edgy and dripping with romance. We keep commenting that these are the best wedding photos that we have ever seen—and they are ours!
Spending the day with you was a pleasure! It felt as if we were hanging out with a friend, yet you balanced that with melting into the background while we created unforgettable memories. You were professional, kind, efficient and laid-back. More than once you went out of your way to help our wedding planner and our guests. You had fantastic ideas for locations and gently guided us, giving generously of yourself and your time. We are thrilled that you were there to capture our day! Thank you, again, for doing it so beautifully!

ALICIA & RYAN
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MICHELIN & KELVIN

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Hi Fra! Thank you for this gallery! We had some time to look at them this morning at breakfast, and then we waited for each other to come home from work to look at the rest this evening. Really beautiful and they made me cry. It’s funny – because the reason why I was so captured by your blog and your photography of other weddings was that they made me so emotional. As I was crying whilst having my coffee this morning, I realize, oh gosh, I can’t believe what a great memory we have of our own journey. Your pictures really moved me, and it made me miss the wedding so much. All the pictures, aside from capturing a particular moment or feeling, are really so artistic and beautiful. Great color and composition. Some of them are so moody, some are visually so picturesque and others are BHAM intense. You’ve taken so many shots of things that I did not have time to notice but were part of the wedding weekend, including the inside of our room and the villa. I have no idea how you moved to so many different vantage points and captured perspectives from different angles – eg even the cooks and serving staff for our dinner. I love how you have so many shots of just Kelvin and myself and there is an intensity to them, without them being cheesy. There are photographs where I feel that you have captured the dynamic of our relationship. You are such a brilliantly talented photographer and I am so glad that you were able to be with us, and share it through your lens. Thank you so much, Fra!

MICHELIN & KELVIN
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LUNA & ALEX

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Dear Fra,
it is definitely a memorable experience of two-day pre-wedding shooting. I have to say again and again that you are such a talented photographer and – now – nice friend.  You always came up with new ideas to deal with light and shadows, to connect us with the environment keeping the works in the most natural way. We didn’t feel any embarrassment at all cuz you’ve been so kind, humorous and gentle. And the photos are so amazing and full of stories. Thank you so much for created and captured all those beautiful moments, from the Ponte Vecchio to the tree house, to the wine cellar. We really ope we could have you capturing a more memorable moment in the future. Cheers

LUNA & ALEX
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JUDY & ED

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Ciao Fra, you did an amazing job for our special day. From the first day we met you, you were very warm and friendly ensuring that we were familiar with each other. I don’t know how you do it but you cover the area with such poise and elegant control. The photos you take are as if you are a team of photographers. The day was so special but went like a blink but your photos bring the emotion and memories back. Your personality and character suits the work you deliver.  Many times in the day we didn’t realize you were there but you captured every moment perfectly. You have such grace and confidence which shows in the photos you take. Amazing work Fra. Until we meet again, arrivederci.

JU & ED
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BIANCA & MICHAEL

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Hi Fra, thanks too for the photos, they look fantastic! Bianca and I love them. Thank you so much for capturing it all so well. We are really happy with the images, how did you get all of those angles in??!! Are you sure there was just one photographer? We loved working with you, and you are now part of the story of our engagement that we have been telling our family and friends.
Grazie,

BIANCA & MICHAEL
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DIANA & JIMMY

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Dear Fra, I mean…. Where do we begin? There are no words to really describe the magic that happened here! You are the best thing that happened to us! It was no coincidence that we found you… From our fist Skype call, you said something that I will not repeat, and from that moment, we knew you were the ONE! And we were not wrong. You were not just our photographer, you became our friend, our brother, and that is because of your personality. We are so grateful you were there, not just as our photographer but as our guest. From the bottom of our hearts… We thank you for bottling the magic of our wedding day. It would not have been the same without you! Love,

DIANA & JIMMY
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CECILY & READ

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What the hell man. You are fucking ridiculous. I don’t know how you did that….we just finished looking and we both need to drink hard…too many damn emotions! Seriously dude. You’re an artist, it’s like there were 5 of you!! We don’t understand how you got so many perfect moments. Thank you so much for your passion, energy and incredible ability! You managed to capture our day in a way that we could never have imagined, even after seeing the incredible work from your blog! We are forever grateful for the memories you have captured, and for making us and everyone involved feel and look like movie stars! You are an absolute pro, a warm-hearted new friend, and someone whose work we will recommend over and over again to our friends in New York, Hawaii and everywhere in between. Grazie mille Fra!!!!

CECILY & READ
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ISI & ANDY

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Dear Fra, we could not have made a better choice!!! When choosing a wedding photographer, we were really looking for someone who captures moments, not poses. Even now, two months after the wedding we are really taken back whenever we look at the pictures (and we do this a lot!!). It is not only that your pictures are truly amazing and show a great personal view. But it is also that we, our friends and family felt very comfortable with you being around all day, even during the most private and emotional moments. The funniest thing was that one of our friends asked us after the wedding, whether the photographer had actually taken enough pictures because she had not really noticed you. I think this is the biggest compliment that a wedding photographer could get, especially when seeing the quality of your pictures and the fact that you did not miss out even the tiniest bit! Thank you so much for having been around! Love,

ISABELLE & ANDREAS
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TANYA & RYAN

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Fra,
You made every one of our dreams come true for our wedding day. Finding your work was part of our inspiration to get married in Italy, and your photos were the greatest reward for following our hearts. There were so many details that went into planning that amazing day, but having you be apart of it was the most important one. Your experience and confidence put us at ease and allowed us to be in the moment the entire time. Thank you for embracing all aspects of who we are – our joy, our friendship, our passion, our romance. We feel lucky to have our love captured so honestly and beautifully. We look forward to seeing you again when we travel back to Italy for our 5-year anniversary! Thank you for loving what you do so much that your work embodies that passion. We will be forever grateful.
All our love,

TANYA & RYAN
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STEF & ROOG

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Fra,
You hero! Tonight we watched all of your footage and we got a huge smile of it! We now know where the expression ‘picture perfect’ comes from! Thank you SOO much for capturing this special day so beautifully and pure! Honestly, those pictures took our breath more than once! There was a very intimate vibe on our wedding and you just got that perfectly in every single picture! On every special moment, you where there! You just don’t miss a thing, and that’s really a talent. We find you a true master in your work, thank you for choosing this profession!

STEF & ROOG
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MARY & FARHAD

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Fra,
These photos are timeless. Not only did you capture our emotions and happiness, you managed to capture the emotions that our guests were going through. Some of the moments we didn’t get to see, but you captured them and we get to enjoy those moments for a lifetime. We are truly blessed to have had you be at our wedding, not only as our photographer, but you have become like a true friend. The gratitude we have for you is endless and we only hope that our paths can cross again! You are truly a one-of -a-kind photographer and person. Grazie mille!!!
With love,

MARY & FARHAD
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KAREN & ALVIN

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Hi Fra,Words cannot express how incredibly happy Alvin and I are with the photos. These memories, the memories of one of the most important days of our lives, are ones that we will cherish forever. The moments you were able to capture brought us back to that evening and reminded us of all of the emotions we felt that day. Your talent is unparalleled and your passion for your work shows in every photograph. Thank you, not just for capturing our special day, but for really being a part of it. I hope we meet again soon. All the best Fra,

KAREN & ALVIN
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STACY & RONNIE

Fra, we absolutely love the pictures. We really appreciate how you told the story through the images all the way from the start to the proposal. Your work truly brings together every element; from lighting, to the environment, to our personal connection and love. It meant a lot that you took the time to break the ice to help us be slightly less awkward (We know, this was difficult!) . We truly didn’t imagine our engagement photos coming out so amazing and better than we ever expected. It is art, and we thank you for that. – Stacey: Girls start dreaming of saying “yes” to THE question from the time they know what a bride is. I never in my dreams came up with anything close to what is depicted in these pictures. – Ronnie: We will always remember this shoot with you for the rest of our lives and you made it very special Francesco. I really appreciate it. Our children will have these pictures in frames one day and that makes me very happy. All the best to you and your family,

STACY & RONNIE
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KELLY & GARY

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Fra,
we cannot begin to thank you enough for amazing job you did on our wedding photos. You have really captured our family as we are and the flow of the whole day. We have spent the whole weekend going through them again and again. I am speechless, this is a rarity and a testament to your artistry and talent. The photos have really brought our wedding day back to life for us and reminded us how blessed we are. So much so, that after our first viewing we began booking our first anniversary trip back to Florence to stay at Le Grande Villa Cora. A thousand times thank you.

WITH LOVE FROM KELLY, GARY, SEVASTI AND GRAYSON
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TAMARA & MARTIN

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Dear Fra,
We Love them!….We’re speachless!!! We’re sooooo happy with all the pictures. Its a great work of art and it has exceeded our (high) expectations in every aspect. This was the most special happening in our lives and we thank you so much that you captured so many intimate and intense moments in such a perfect way. Looking at the images take us back to those days and they make us feel exactly how we felt then. We realy love your work! We chose you basing on your work we saw on your website and basing on our good feeling after our Skype call back in spring. And our good feeling was dead right. We are very happy we chose you and I’d like to thank you not only for your great work but also for the professional way you dealt with us accross the big distance. Thank you so much for the most perfect Italian wedding pictures ever!!!

TAMARA & MARTIN
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CHRIS & JENNI

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Fra!! we want to cry, smile, give you big tight hugs (again), jump on a plane to Italy, hang these in our house and show all of my friends all at once! Thank you for these beautiful photos. I’m so grateful and please with how these turned out and hope you are available for our wedding because you taught me so much about what it means to tell a story and photography. If anyone I know is ever looking for a photographer in Italy they would be crazy not to hire you. Thank you for making us feel so comfortable and allowing us to be ourselves. This day will forever be an experience that will look back on and know that true love exists! You are not just talented artists but even more fantastic men. Kisses&Hugs

CHRIS & JENNI
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KENYA & JAMES

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Fra!!!!
I’m dying! I love the blog post so very much! Each photo is so stunning! I’m crying at work reliving each moment. You did exactly what we asked, tell our story, thank you. I’m so happy I found you & really grateful for the amazing job you did. Thanks again for telling our story. We have gotten so many compliments on the photos, the content & quality. Your eye for capturing the raw moment, is beautiful. I couldn’t be more happy. I wish we had so many more reasons to work with you. We look forward to hearing from you & if you make it to Nashville, TN on your visit to the states,  would lovvvvve to see you!
KENYA & JAMES
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MARY & FARHAD

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Ciao Francesco!!
We just got to our hotel near the airport in Milan and it’s bittersweet to leave Italy, but we know it’s not goodbye. Farhad and I just looked at the picture together and we both had tears in our eyes. We’re in LOVE with our pictures, you are amazing!!!! I’m so happy you were the first photographer to come up during my google search! Your vision, talent and personality, make you a triple threat photographer! We had such a great time exploring the city, while you capture all of our beautiful moments! We can’t thank you enough for capturing such beautiful moments in such a magical city!  We can’t wait to see you next year and have you shoot our wedding photos!

MARY & FARHAD
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KIMBERLY & JAMES

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Hi Francesco,
James and I just had a chance to sit together and look through your work. We were thrilled to relive our wedding day and the fabulous week we had with our families in Florence! The images are fantastic! Because we are both architects it was important for us to engage an artist, not just a photographer. We really appreciate your eye and your abilities as a storyteller.  I knew when I first saw your portfolio online that you were the right person to work with on such an important occasion for us. Someone to not just document our wedding but to capture the spirit of that day so that we can continue to be in that place and to share it with our friends and family back home. Thank you so much for that gift. And you caught me smiling! Thank you. The shoot in Firenze is funny to relive because we were so uncomfortable with tons of people around watching us. I’m glad you were able to put us at ease because the images are wonderful. S.M. Novella is an important building in our memory and I’m so happy you were able to make that location work. Firenze is so special to us and the images of city are a great complement to our wedding at the villa. I truly hope to find a reason to work together in the future! Grazie di tutto.

SINCERELY, KIMBERLY & JAMES

RACHEL & JON

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Jon and I would like to say the biggest thank you for your work. It was the most amazing day of our lives and we couldn’t imagine having a better photographer to capture those memories. You put all our guests at ease – even the mother of the bride. I think you have a friend for life in our flower girl. The words ‘thank you’ simply don’t express how grateful we are for incredibly beautiful images you took of the most magical day of our lives. We searched, across the globe, for a wedding photographer who would truly capture the love, intimacy and happiness of our day with an imaginative and unique flair. This led us to you. From the beginning you was so friendly, helpful and supportive, you made us laugh, smile and relax, capturing our memories in such wonderful photographs which we will treasure forever. I’ve struggled to put into words the incredible feeling we had when we relived our wedding day through your eyes. Just ‘wow’!
Once again, thank you so much for everything and I hope you enjoyed the day as much as we did.

RACHEL & JON
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LAURA & ALE

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Francesco is a crazy, brilliant, fun! It all started a couple of weeks before our wedding… Yes, that’s right, just a couple of hawaii wedding photographer maui islandweeks earlier! We were not convinced with the photography services provided by the local Maui company we were in touch with, so we thought we’d try to show off the Italians in us and bring in one of our own. Except it was really late! We started looking at websites and found that Francesco had the exact style we were looking for: very natural, spontaneous, and full of good emotions! He could really tell a story through photographs, capture the moment and connect it to the next one, all in a flow of emotions that you can relive over and over again. We still cannot believe we were so lucky to find out that Francesco was not busy with other commitments that week. And that he was crazy enough to jump on a plane with two-week’s notice to reach, quite literally, the other side of the world to spend 3 days with us in Maui! More than 2 days of traveling, 12-hour time difference, 3 days of work, something like 7 hours of sleep total… We told you: CRAZY! Yet, when we spoke on Skype for the first time, we could tell that he was ready to go – his only concern was family. It’s funny that, as we write this little thank you note, we read a comment on his Facebook profile that the best thing about his vacations is always his kids. Do you see what kind of person we’re talking about? Francesco is in love with his life, and in love with love, and that transfers to his photographs of course. He lives with his heart open and you can see that clearly admiring any of the stories he told with his photographs. We could not find a better fit for us, Francesco was quite simply the best choice we could make! We are so happy with his work! And we were amazed by how much he liked what he was doing. He even put his camera at risk when he jumped in the water with us the day after the wedding to shoot the trashing of our dresses in the breathtaking waters of Maui! We could tell he was sharing our excitement the day of our wedding, the day before and the day after. He truly wanted us to have the best days of our lives, which we did, and he certainly contributed to it significantly! He was always saying: just live and enjoy the moment, photographs will automatically come out beautiful! Francesco was being too modest of course, photos don’t just come out well by themselves, his extraordinary ability to capture the moment is fundamental. But there is some truth in what he was saying: if you let go to your emotions and enjoy the experience, Francesco’s photographs will simply be beautiful! If you are someone who fully lives and enjoys the moment, he is your guy! We could not be happier with the undeletable memories Francesco created for us, so thank you so much again Fra, or as they say it in the islands, shaka mahalo!

LOVE, ALE & LAURA
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DEVON & MIKE

Francesco, your work speaks for itself. I cannot stop looking at our beautiful photos and reliving this amazing day. You’re energetic and so much fun to work with you! You made us feel relaxed, confident, and above all, made taking photos such a fun part of our perfect day! Thanks for sending our final photos in the promised period of time; long before the excitement of the wedding was gone (which can’t be said for all photographers!). You have a passion for photography and weddings and people can’t go wrong choosing you to capture their special day! Thank you so mutch Francesco for capturing it pefectly!

DEVON & MIKE
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KEVIN & GAB

Dear Francesco, we’re just overwhelmed. These are such beautiful images, we can’t stop looking at them. We cannot compliment you or ever thank you enough, just wonderful wonderful images, that have captured such a memorable day so beautifully. Choosing a wedding photographer is a very important decision made all the more difficult by the geographical considerations. We wanted an artist whose images where orginal, paintery, beautiful, intimate.. the list went on, but when we came across your website we were conviced we had found the right man. And wow, did you not let us down. I want you to post this on your website for any couples who find themselves in a similar position as we did. We would never hesitate in recommending you to anyone, and everyone should check out the images on your blog. On the day itself, we found you to be so friendly, so encouraging, so relaxing to people who don’t normally like having their photograph taken. All the guests commented how wonderful you were. And the results reflect that. You’ve captured some of the most intimate, beautiful moments of our day in a wonderfully emotive style. We will cherish these images forever.
From both us, you have our eternal gratitude. Bellissimo! Thank you, thank you, thank you.

KEVIN & GAB
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ERIN &TREVOR

Dear Francesco, when Erin and I decided to get married in Italy we really had no idea what we were getting ourselves into. Being from Canada and planning a wedding in Tuscany was no small feat. We had much help from our venue in sourcing most of our vendors, but decided to find our own photographer as we had a very specific feel that we wanted from our pictures. Once we came across your website, we knew these were the types of pictures that we would want as memories. I was reading some words posted by another happy couple that spoke about you climbing a tree to get the perfect shot and I knew this was the type of person that I wanted to shoot our day; someone that would go above and beyond. Speaking to you several times on Skype I thought we totally hit it off! We had many laughs and become instant friends. On the day of the wedding we were not disappointed! You and your team took no time to become a part of the group and seemed to be having as much fun as we were. We had a photographer in a tree capturing our ceremony from 20 feet above, which all the guests are still talking about! The pictures that you took and provided us were nothing short of perfect and checking out your blog is evidence in itself. We have shared our pictures with many of the guests already and each of them make the comment “Wow, he really captured the feeling of the day”. Not only are the pictures gorgeous, but they capture the moments and show how much fun we were having. The only complaint we have is that there are too many fantastic pictures and now we have to make a decision on which pictures to get blown up or become that couple that has every wall of their home covered in their wedding pictures! We know that when people look at your portfolio they see the passion that you put into your work and how perfectly you capture the moments and emotions of the day. What is missing from the pictures is how enjoyable it was to have you as part of the day. You and your team were not our photographers that day, but our guests, and our friends who happened to have really expensive cameras!
Thank you Francesco, from the bottom of our hearth.

ERIN &TREVOR
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JENNY & JAKE

Dear Francesco, Jake and I just wanted to tell you how appreciative and thrilled we are with all of our photos that you took in Florence! We are really amazed at how well you used the camera angle, blending us with the beautiful scenery of Florence, making our photos so unique and beautiful. These are something that we cannot easily expect in Korea, where people usually have their photos taken in a studio, taking similar poses. These photos bring us back all the special memories of the day, including our emotions, the weather and temperature changes, etc. I know that you are also not so used working with Asian clients and it might have been challenging for you to work with us, but still you managed to produce marvelous photos! They will be a long-lasting gift for us.

JENNY & JAKE
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KAREN & ALVIN

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Hi Francesco! It’s been quite a while since we last spoke but I must say that your pictures continue to impress all of our friends and family. They truly are incredible. I wanted to inquire about your services for wedding photography here in NYC.(…) Are you available and would you have interest in coming to New York to capture our wedding in the same way you captured our proposal and engagement? (…) Please let us know your thoughts on the above. We are truly excited to have you here for this special day. Look forward to hearing from you.

KAREN & ALVIN
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PETE & ALEX

Dear Francesco, Alex and I are beyond pleased with the moments that you were able to capture with us in photo. We will cherish and remember what a phenomenal time we had in Italy and what a great decision we made to have your as our photographer. Please know that if you ever make it to the USA and find yourself close to Washington DC we’d welcome you and your family as our guests. Thanks again for everything. You made us feel really comfortable and enjoyed your company. Best of luck to you and your family.

PETE & ALEX
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MARINA & ANDREY

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Francesco! Thank you so much for saving the precious memories for us. So romantic and so perfectly captured. You are a talented photographer and every inch an artist. We do love your style. Clear and inspiring, focused on the touching couple, on the autumn color palette and the fragrant air. You managed to show all the beauty of our love. We want to frame every single picture, since it will be like artwork on our walls. With great appreciation for your heartful work!

MARINA & ANDREY
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JULIANNE & MARK

Francesco, thank you so much for your work! We love the pictures, they look amazing!!! It was a pleasure working with you so, again, thank you! Everyone loves these pictures, they cant stop commenting on them. You do fabulous work and we had an amazing time.

JULIANNE & MARK
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JANE & GARY

Dear Francesco, Thank You so much for the joy, happiness and smiles =) you have brought to both us and our family and friends. We had so much fun going through all of your photos, reliving the awesome memories and stories of our wedding day. We dug up so many stories from the photos that I never even knew happened since I was “stuck” in my room for the majority of the day. More importantly, I can’t imagine having a better time with you on our wedding day. From “dragonballing”, to jumping on ledges, throwing pointy shoes into the air and hoping it won’t hit me, enjoying the shimmering stars at night, watching Francesco climb “Francesco’s tree…I could go on forever. I really have no words to describe how grateful we are to have you as our photographers on one of our happiest days in our lives. We wish you and your family the Happiest of New Years and an Awesome Year ahead!!! Looking forward to seeing the many more memories and pictures you’ll put together for many happy couples in years to come!!

JANE & GARY
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CLAUDIA & HUSEYIN

Dear Francesco, thanks for capturing some of the best pictures we have had taken in our life! We loved your style at first sight: little posing, very natural and all centred around telling a story, which is exactly what we hoped for our day. You well fitted with the atmosphere of the ceremony and day: relaxed and friendly and we never felt your presence through the evening and night. You succeeded in capturing the day’s feeling and every time we scour through the pictures we are taken back to that wonderful day. Also very happy to have received the pictures so quickly: having heard stories from Italian friends who saw pictures more than a year after the event, we are glad we got to enjoy them so close to the day, when the memories are still fresh.

CLAUDIA & HUSEYIN
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RICK & AUSSIE

We discovered Francesco on-line. It is pretty intimidating to hire someone from a different country to photograph (the most important day of your life), your wedding day. After researching through all the great photographers of Florence, Rick and I found his work to be extremely refreshing, very artistic, very unique most of all Francesco Spighi‘s work shows his love and passion for his profession. We contacted him and he immediately responded. After speaking to Francesco , I really had a feeling of comfort that I made the perfect choice of hiring him to be our wedding photographer. His love of people and appreciating the atmosphere and the surroundings of the locations he photographs is truly epic, he just knows how to bring it all together. Francesco can truly photograph in the slums and his photos will look like “heaven” even out of the slums. That come from the gift that he has to offer people. He is very talented, much focused and extremely fun and a breath of fresh air. Rick and I had decided to wed in Florence because of its truly unique beauty and historical sites and we wanted to have an intimate wedding amongst ourselves since our engagement party was a pretty big affair. Francesco made our day so much more special. He told Rick and I that we look like actors, and that he was really excited to photograph us. However Francesco himself doesn’t look so far away from an actor himself. He took us to downtown Florence to the most amazing sites that we dreamed about and he made it happen. Francesco would literally stop traffic; stop people lay on the street pavement to capture the right moment. Just amazing!!!!!!! Words can’t express our appreciation. I am truly happy for Francesco Spighi because he is one of those people that has found what he is really good at in his life time. Francesco not only you gave us the best moments and memories to last us forever, but you have two true friends in Los Angeles anytime you want to visit.

RICK & AUSSIE
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BARBARA & ANDREA

Francesco le tue foto sono bellissime e tecnicamente perfette ma è la tua capacità di raccontare storie, frammenti di vita ed emozioni attraverso le immagini ad essere veramente stupefacente: i tuoi scatti non solo ripercorrono il nostro matrimonio nei suoi momenti più salienti, ma rendono tangibili anche tutte quelle emozioni che hanno scolpito l’intimità dei nostri ricordi… C’è un solo aggettivo in grado di descrivere questo tuo modo di lavorare e fotografare: “geniale”: geniale la tua personalità, il tuo approccio fresco e spontaneo con le persone, geniale il tuo vivere profondamente ogni momento e condividerne le emozioni con una delicatezza in grado di rendere quasi impercettibile una presenza professionale altrimenti “ingombrante”. Geniale infine il modo in cui questa tua stessa professionalità esplode quando trasformi gli scatti in storie con quel tocco di magia che, come tutte le cose speciali, non si può descrivere a parole ma solo capire, “sentire” ed apprezzare… Grazie, grazie e mille volte ancora grazie, perché con le tue foto possiamo non solo ricordare ma anche rivivere il nostro giorno più bello!

BARBARA & ANDREA
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VARIAN & CHIEN

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Varian and I thought it would be a great idea to do an engagement photo shoot during our vacation in Italy. We found Francesco’s blog page while searching for a photographer on the internet. Looking through the photos he had taken, we felt that he was able to capture wonderful moments for the couples. We contacted him about doing a photo shoot for us in Cinque Terre. He was very responsive to our emails and we were able to work out suitable dates although we had a minor scare near to the date when he told us that he might not be able to do the photo shoot but thankfully everything worked out well eventually. We found that Francesco has an extraordinary passion for photography and has some unique techniques that enables him to capture amazing shots. He’s also willing to go all out of the way to take the perfect picture. One example was when he climbed up a tree to take a shot of us from above. It didn’t matter to him that he got a laceration on his elbow while climbing up the tree. As the session was on a hot summer day, he treated us to gelato which later turned out to be a prop for another interesting picture of Varian feeding me the ice cream. As it was our first time doing a photo shoot, he made it a point to let us feel very comfortable and relaxed which showed in the pictures. If we have friends who are also looking to do a photo shoot in Italy, we will definitely recommend Francesco to them.

VARIAN & CHIEN
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ITALIAN WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER IN TUSCANY × BASED IN FLORENCE

FLORENCE // VENICE // TUSCANY // AMALFI COAST // ITALY // WORLDWIDE

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