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Matteo Cuzzola passionate wedding photographer's blog . This is my blog where you can find my stories, my weddings...

Wedding in Vernazza – Cinque Terre – Steven and Marie-Eve – June 7th, 2013

What a beautiful day, this wedding was really great! Steven and Marie-Eve are a young couple from Quebec (Canada) who contacted me a few weeks before the wedding. Immediately after graduating, working for a few months they decided to get married. Literally improvising the wedding in Italy. The fact is that no one knew about the wedding, parents included! In short, they took the luggage, their best friends and flew to Italy for the big day. An extraordinary couple, that made me entertained up and down the stairs of Vernazza. The great thing about this story is that they found me and Fabrizio Viscardi (wedding planner) both on the internet. they didn’t know that we are friends and we worked …

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Wedding at Grand Hotel Villa San Carlo Borromeo – Valentina and Stefano

I will remember this wedding as one of the most danced … yes! The company was really unleashed. Stefano and Valentina are a young couple who has realized their dream . They chose  a awesome location, Villa San Carlo Borromeo in Senago, Italy. I started the service in the early morning in the lounge where the hair stylist and make-up artists were preparing Valentina, among the admiring glances of other customers and a few games of mirrors (there were a lot!). Valentina’s mother  followed her at all stages, in silence, excited …. then we moved back home for the dress, at one point they lost the comb for the veil … phone calls started .. but shortly  it appeared magically …

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Family portrait in Milan Italy – Andrea, Roberta e Mariasole

Family portrait in Milan Italy We were lucky enough to choose Matteo and his assistant Elena for our family portrait photo shoot that you can see here. At the beginning we were clumsy, it is certainly not common pose for a private shoot, but Matteo and Elena were fantastic. They have been able to create an intimate and relaxed situation simply talking and laughing and playing with us. So, at the sunshine of a really warm autumn day, we spent one hour having great time with our daughter playing with soap bubbles and with a blanket on the grass in a park. When we were handed the photographs we were in disbelief. We were very much excited. We could not imagine …

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Wedding in Bellagio Lake Como – Ami and Stewart – May 9th, 2013

Wedding in Bellagio Lake Como I cannot recommend Matteo enough! His approach to his clients is sensitive yet confident, and really seeks to understand what you are trying to acheive when documenting a special occasion. In our case, we wanted a very informal, reportage style of photography with no formal set-up/line-ups of our guests (partly because my family hate their photo to be taken!?). Matteo performed this with such ease and care and really set out to make us all feel very comfortable – almost to the point where we forgot he was there. And the result is exactly what we wanted: Matteo capturing so many gloriously happy moments that both us and our guests can cherish and remember. Wedding …

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Wedding photographer Varenna Villa Cipressi – Heather and Andrew – May 29th, 2013

Wedding photographer Varenna Villa Cipressi Matteo and his assistant took amazing photos – it was the prefect mix of journalistic/runway wow! He was really able to capture all the emotional moments of the day, the feelings and I was so surprised how he was able to catch my family and friends in moments and in poses that were standard them…. I found my self saying – that is so Dad or John or my Husband…. they caught everyone being themselves. It was perfect. I only wish they were based in the U.S. to do every event for me – but I understand why they live in Italy (the beauty is unsurpassed). Some locations where I LOVE to work: Varenna, Lake …

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Wedding in Villa Cipressi – Varenna – Lake Como – Heather and Andrew – May 29, 2013

Heather and Andrew were married in Varenna, a place where I am always happy to come back. Varenna is a small village on Como Lake, well protected by the mayor and citizens who I often see to drink a coffee in the centre. For me it is a pleasure to work in that place that is so quiet and nice, I always arrive earlier and I have breakfast sitting in the square or in front of the lake … it’s really an anti stress! Let’s talk about the bride and the groom! Heather and Andrew came from Washington, USA, they wanted to celebrate their wedding in Italy with about fifty relatives and friends. I followed both Heather and  Andrew’s getting ready. …

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Wedding in Villa Necchi Campiglio – Milan – Francesca and Flavio May 25, 2013

The rain never stopped… the whole day, but Flavio Francesca and where not scared! As often happens I followed the preparation of the bride, in Francesca’ s house were her mother, her aunt and her best  friend. I remember the story how they first met. In elementary school, the teacher asked them to draw the “portrait” of his/her preferred friend and they found themself in that way … A long-standing friendship that endures to today, they have grown together to create a strong bond. Immediately after the ceremony in the beautiful Church St. Andrea in Milan we moved to Villa Necchi Campiglio where I am always happy to come back. The party was fun and lively, they danced all night …

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Wedding in Villa Fiordaliso – Gardone Riviera – Garda Lake

Harold and Judy, April 15th, 2013 Harold and Judy will remain in my thoughts for a long time, they are a couple that really impressed me. But let’s start from the beginning ! We are on the beautiful Garda Lake in Gardone Riviera, at the stunning Villa Fiordaliso, Harold and Judy are from Hamburg with a dozen very close friends and decided to celebrate their wedding in Italy. I cannot say too much, but they all work on an artistic enviroment, in fact when Judy arrived to the gazebo for the celebration, all friends started singing. I was thinking to be at a Broodway musical 🙂 But the most important moment was when Judy (she is from Croatia) sang a …

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Family Portrait in Milan Andrea, Roberta and Mariasole

It ‘s time for reorganization and revision of my portfolio, looking at my catalog  I found myself to dwell on the family portrait of Andrea, Roberta and Mariasole. I decided to share some shots of this beautiful family. There is one thing to say, they’re friends, real friends and photographing people close is always difficult and easy at the same time. The portrait photography is an interpretation of the subject, the photo must represent them through my eyes, so if the relationship is established this job is complex, I am influenced … I decided to approach it in a very instinctive way, without thinking too much. We took a walk, some jokes with Mariasole,  kisses and hugs. … the rest …

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Wedding photographer in Italy – Teena and Pietro – September 8th, 2012

Wedding photographer in Italy “Dear Matteo, we are truly speechless! The photos arrived this week and they could not have been more perfect. You’re a true professional, from the very first email you made us feel at ease and how you were able to anticipate our moves, keep up with all the different locations and give us such amazing photos is beyond us! I’m so glad we stumbled across your website. For me choosing the photographer was more important than the dress and having to choose a photographer in Italy when we live in the Netherlands was a bit nerve racking. I’m a bit embarrassed to admit just how much time we have spent looking at your photos the past …

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Wedding in Lido Lenno Lake Como – Vicky and Joe – August 25th, 2012

Wedding in Lido Lenno Lake Como Thank you, Matteo. You captured our special day and provided us with stunning memories we will cherish forever! Since receiving the photos, we have not stopped looking through – over and over. We have shared them with our friends and family, some who attended the wedding and some who didn’t. Everybody has commented how fantastic the photographs are. It’s hard to pick a favourite! Thanks and Best Regards Vicky and Joe Read my love stories in my blog Some locations where I LOVE to work: Varenna, Lake Como – Capri – Venice – Villa Gallici Deciani – Lake Garda – Villa del Balbianello – Bellagio – Lido di Lenno – Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni – Lake Como – Milan Trussardi alla Scala – Villa D’ Este Cernobbio – Vernazza Cinque Terre Please visit my Lake Como Weddings Page …

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Wedding in Lake Como – Michelle and Kevin – June 22nd, 2012

Wedding in Lake Como We met Matteo in Milan about 9 months before our wedding and we knew straight away that we wanted him to capture our special day on camera. His passion for photography is obvious in both his work and character. We were impressed with the examples of Matteo’s previous work which he was able to show us and we could not wait to see how our own wedding photos would turn out. We were not disappointed!! Matteo is skilled in being able to capture precious moments which other photographers do not manage. He was friendly, attentive and made our “camera shy” guests feel comfortable. We were absolutely thrilled with our wedding pictures and would most definitely recommend …

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Wedding in Laglio Lake Como – Claudia and Paul – June 9th, 2012

Wedding in Laglio Lake Como Matteo has been very professional since the first time we engaged him via email. We have been organising our wedding in Italy from the UK and Matteo has answered to all our enquiries promptly and he has been flexible on meeting dates listening to all our requests and wishes. He captured important moments and feelings of our wedding day without being intrusive. We hardly knew he was there on the day and the end results was amazing! We now have over 500 photos that captured our emotions and those of our guests and an elegant album that we can show our friends and family!! Claudia and Paul Read my love stories in my blog Some …

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Wedding in Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni

Russian Wedding in Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni Since we were in Moscow and our wedding was supposed to be in Italy, we started to search wedding photographer in Como lake surroundings using the Google website. At first we found three options who we addressed, but Matteo was the first one who reacted immediately in very warm and friendly manner. His artistic flare was evident from his website and each photo we saw seemed to be alive, realistic, filled up with the atmosphere of the wedding. The photos he makes are not in a way of simple posing and chilly smiles, Matteo is like a real photojournalist tries to catch the details and show the real life in a motion. He …

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Wedding in Lake Maggiore Italy – Justine and Chris – September 17th, 2011

Wedding in Lake Maggiore Italy Having the right wedding photographer is very important, there are no second chances. With Matteo we found the perfect photographer. On the wedding day he and his assistant were very professional, personable, not intrusive and actually just great fun to have around. When we got the results we were delighted, everything we expected and more. The feedback from friends and family was even more positive. I can wholeheartedly and without any hesitation recommend Matteo to anyone looking for a great wedding photographer. Chris and Justine Read my love stories in my blog Some locations where I LOVE to work: Varenna, Lake Como – Capri – Venice – Villa Gallici Deciani – Lake Garda – Villa del Balbianello – Bellagio – Lido di Lenno – Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni – Lake Como – Milan Trussardi alla …

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Wedding in Varenna – Kirsty and Nicholas – September 2nd, 2011

Wedding in Varenna Matteo and his fantastic assistant Helena absolutely made our wedding day on Lake Como. I found Matteo on the internet where he was recommended on Trip Advisor, and from the moment I spoke to him he was professional and attentive, replying to emails promptly. Compared to a lot of photographers recommended by our wedding planner his rates were very reasonable and his work far more superior. On the day we couldn’t have asked for more from Matteo, he arrived and instantly started capturing moments without being intrusive. Throughout the day my family and friends commented on how lovely he was, but most importantly he captured so many special moments that we will never forget. Our images were …

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Wedding in Villa Cipressi (Varenna, Lake Como, Italy) Serena & Owen Morgan – May 30th, 2011

Wedding in Villa Cipressi We were very fortunate to have absolutely everything to go to plan on our Wedding day, held at Villa Cipressi (Varenna, Lake Como. Italy) and one of the best decisions we made was to use Matteo Cuzzola as our wedding photographer. As soon as we both met Matteo we were both instantly put at ease with his relaxed, friendly & approachable manner. It was agreed that we would have a roaming photographer approach to the day rather than lots of official poses & this decision, combined with Matteo’s incredible eye for detail, left us with images that really captured the spirit of the day & occasionally things we would never have otherwise noticed or remembered. All …

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Wedding photographer in Lake Como – Ashley and Scott – September 24th, 2010

Wedding photographer in Lake Como When my husband and I decided to get married in Italy, our main concern was finding the right people to assist us with our special day. Unlike organising a wedding at home, we had nothing but internet recommendations to go on. We discovered Matteo’s website and absolutely loved the relaxed and natural style of his photographs. He promptly responded to my enquiry and offered a good choice of price packages. We had arranged to visit our venue in Lake Como a few months prior to the wedding and Matteo very kindly agreed to meet us in Milan. After our meeting we felt comfortable that Matteo was the right person to photograph our wedding. On the …

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Wedding photographer Lake Como Italy – Ilona and Michel – August 19th, 2010

Wedding photographer Lake Como Italy In august 2010 we got married in Varenna at Lake Como Italy. It was a fairytale. Our weddingplanner in Holland tipped us about Matteo Cuzzola, a photographer from Milano. We checked out his website and we were immediately impressed. At the wedding day Matteo met us in the garden of the hotel. From the first moment he was very calm and likeable, there was a good “click”. First he took some pictures while we were talking in the garden and playing with our children, it was all very relaxed. Then we went with Matteo further into the garden to take some official pictures. He really relaxed us and had a good feeling of what we …

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Wedding in Friuli – Loredana and Emiliano – June 2010

We hired Matteo for our wedding in June 2010. We contacted him because we liked the work shown on his website. Our choice has been the right choice. Our wedding photo album is one of the most beautiful memories of that day. We highly recommend Matteo for such an important event! Some locations where I LOVE to work: Varenna, Lake Como – Capri – Venice – Villa Gallici Deciani – Lake Garda – Villa del Balbianello – Bellagio – Lido di Lenno – Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni – Lake Como – Milan Trussardi alla Scala – Villa D’ Este Cernobbio – Vernazza Cinque Terre Read my love stories in my blog

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