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Italian Editorial Experience

Join us at Villa Bianca in Menaggio, Lake Como, Italy on July 5, 2022 for an Italian Wedding Editorial Experience where you will enjoy an immersive day of creativity, education, and community.

Our editorial experiences are focused on helping you build a thriving, profitable business & working with your dream clientele. We want every attendee to feel welcome, inspired and free to create their own art.

Our editorial experiences and retreats are hosted in breathtaking locations around the world and aim to present a select number of attendees with an intensive masterclass on business development, style, photographic technique, visual culture, and purposeful branding. The workshop balances hands-on learning in order to help you create an inspiring portfolio, develop clarity of aesthetic direction, book more of your ideal clients, and build a profitable and resilient photography business.

Schedule

Our day will begin with a warm welcome in the morning at our beautiful Villa Bianca, elegantly built on the waters edge of Lake Como. After an introduction to our schedule with our team, you will get the opportunity to explore the outdoors streets to capture an Italian styled engagement session with our models. After the engagement session, you will return to the villa for a bit of classroom time with our hosts and enjoy a light lunch and some fun conversation. Afterwards, you will get to participate in some hands-on styling of the details, bridal gowns, and custom invitation suite before turning out to capture the ceremony and reception setups and remaining details. The models will change into their bridal look and we will begin bridal portraits, ceremony, reception and hit the town with our model couple in designer bridal attire and visit some iconic locations like Villa del Balbianello via boat ride and end the day with a candlelit dinner with a private chef at our Villa.

Location

Villa Bianca and Villa Balbianello

Menaggio, Lake Como, Italy

Lake Como Wedding Planner

Investment

$2850

Payment options available

Lake Como Wedding Planner

Details

  • Two stunning Villa locations: Villa Bianca and Villa del Balbianno located right on the waters edge of Lake Como for the quintessential Italian look.
  • A beautiful, profession Bride and Groom model couple in couture wardrobe.
  • Two editorial looks: a styled engagement session and a wedding editorial designed perfectly for the pages of a print wedding publication.
  • A classic wooden boat for editorial use.
  • Transportation to second editorial location.
  • A ceremony and reception setup brimming with lush florals.
  • Custom invitation suite designed by Em Paper Co.
  • Multiple flatlay and detail options with a hands-on styling course with Carrie Joy.
  • A culinary experience to end the evening with a private chef at our Villa Bianca under candlelight overlooking the lake.

Meet Your Hosts

wedding planner

Amberly Odom

Principal Planner and Designer, Wrennwood Design

In 2011, Amberly Odom founded her company, Wrennwood Design with a simple mission: to help others seamless plan and enjoy one of life’s greatest milestones.

After a season of successfully executing weddings and events in Georgia, Amberly’s planning services quickly grew to include comprehensive floral and event design. This growth not only allowed Amberly to hone in on her signature aesthetic, but it earned her accolades with top industry publications like VOGUE, Martha Stewart Weddings, Brides, and The Knot.

Amberly’s company is known for an aesthetic that’s effortless but polished, whimsical but timeless. There’s a juxtaposition between imperfection and intention. Yet, while clients come to her desiring a specific crafted aesthetic, what makes them stay is the commitment she and her team have to an indelible client experience. Amberly’s industry experience, decade of destination event planning, logistical strategy, and approach that’s built on kindness and creative thinking make her a sought after planning and event designer for the most discerning of clientele.

Carrie Joy Osborn

Photographer, Carrie Joy Photography

Carrie Joy is a wedding photographer based just outside of Atlanta. She comes alive capturing weddings for couples who value family, fun, and tradition. Her style is both fine art and documentary, and her favorite images to capture are joyful and authentic.

Carrie Joy has photographed couples all around the world, but her client chose to say “I do” certain things remain the same: her commitments to making photography the easiest piece of her client’s planning process and preserving their story with authenticity.

Carrie Joy Photography is rooted in the pursuit of capturing genuine emotion and celebrating love and family through timeless, beautiful art. With over a decade of experience and an eye for the small details that add up to big moments, Carrie Joy documents love with delight and heart.

Carrie Joy Photography

Emma Lee Graf

Stationer, Em Paper Co.

Emma graduated from Virginia Tech with an Industrial Design degree and started working as an ux/ui designer at a consulting firm before pursuing her passion as a print designer. With her years of design experience, she uses her artistic skills to help couples effectively communicate their love and joy through beautifully curated wedding stationery.

Emma currently lives in Pensacola, FL with her husband and their precious pups.

Em Paper Co. is a full-service event stationery design studio specializing in wedding stationery design. Their design style is ever-growing, but grounded in translating their client’s love story into thoughtful results that are playful but intentional, simple yet visually refined.

Brady Huf

Videographer, Huf Wedding Films

Born in Australia and raised in Hawai’i, Huf Wedding Films began out of a genuine passion for intentional storytelling. As a child, Brady’s keen interest in documenting his explorations around the beaches and mountains of Hawai’i would later become the foundation and catalyst for his body of work. His formal experience and background in the commercial tv and film industry offers a fresh perspective to his wedding, branding and lifestyle work for which he is best known.

When not behind the lens, Brady enjoys traveling alongside his wife Kate and has captured clients in destinations such as Mexico, France, Japan, the United Kingdom, Australia, Hong Kong and Hawai’i.

Huf Wedding Films

REFINE

Develop clarity, refine your vision, and elevate your artistry to align with your ideal clients.

INSPIRE

Visit iconic destinations across the globe and gain inspiration to ignite your passion.

EDUCATE

Join our award winning wedding educators and take your skill to the next level.

FAQ’s

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