Wedding Photographer Florence Nabis Photographers - Massimiliano Magliacca shoots a wedding at Villa Le Piazzole, Italy
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Tell us a little about yourself??I'm a professional photographer since 1988.
After extensive experience in the fields of weddings and reportage, I opened Nabis
Photographystudio in 1994.
I love shooting in a spontaneus and elegant style.My photographic vision has
enabled me to work on high profile weddings in Italy as well as throughout Europe.
Additionally, my photographs have been published in various national and
I am an active member of the most prestigious photography associations for
How do you think or would like people to describe you?Attentive and sensitive to the event and people.
Tell us a little bit about the wedding day?Tamara and Jaroslav are a couple of Slovak origin who have chosen to get married in a small corner of paradise close to the heart of Florence .
Both the ceremony and the reception were held at Villa Le Piazzole, historic villa of the sixteenth century, the summer residence of the family of Acciaioli, a place where you can admire vineyards treated with an almost obsessive meticulousness
After the ceremony we went with them to take some pictures in the center of Florence crossing the famous Ponte Vecchio until you get to Piazzale Michelangelo where you can admire Florence in all its beauty.
The spouses preferred an imperial table for dinner very impressive given the intimacy of the event. To frame this union a wonderful place that is built around an ancient medieval tower.
How did you get into wedding photography?From reportage photography and fashion I looked into marriage and wedding photography.
How long have you been a wedding photographer?For 25 years.
Can you share how you've made your wedding photography business a success? Any mistakes you made along the way?I have always tried to insert my reportage experiences in the wedding field creating true and exciting images.
The mistakes along the way allowed me to improve myself.
What do you think a bride or groom should be looking for and not looking for in terms of wedding photography packages?I think that in a wedding photographic service packages should not exist but packages should be only suited to their needs.
How do you advertise yourself and what for you has really worked?By word of mouth and the web.
Why do you think people hire you?For the high professionalism and the way I tell the event.
How many weddings do you average per year?More or less 70-80
Whose wedding would you love to shoot?I like shooting in the weddings where many things happen , especially the international weddings where I can admire and understand different cultures.
If you were asked to shoot a destination wedding, where would you hope it would be?New York
What equipment do you have for a typical wedding day?2 cameras and only fixed lenses.
What is the most challenging thing about a wedding.
Do you have an approach to a wedding?Yes, spontaneous.
Who or what inspires you?Reading photographic collections of photographers of the past have inspired me in the creation of my style in telling events.
Best & Worst marketing idea so far?I use overall the web because I can be in touch with couples all over the world in a easy way.
If you weren't a photographer, what would you be?I love being a photographer, I never thought of doing anything else.
Share your favourite image of the day and why?I like this image very much. The look on the grooms face when he sees the father of the bride make this affectionate gesture towards his bride.
Do you have any goals for the future photography related or otherwise?To be always shooting a wedding better than the previous one.
What do you think is key to being a successful wedding photographer?Love photography.
Are there any other wedding photographers whose work inspires you, can be a well know photographer or somebody you've stumbled across?Yes there are a lot of Italian and foreign photographers that I admire so much.
Proudest moment so far. Photography related or otherwise?I love it when couples living in other countries request me as the wedding photographer for their wedding.
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