【 Benvenuti in Giappone! 】
Great to welcome a just-married couple, the very first guests all the way from Italy, who were strongly interested in a photo session outdoor in Kyoto with traditional Japanese wedding outfits Uchikake and Monpuku on.
Yes, our "Wedding Photo Plan on Location", a package of photo sessions at two different local places like shrines, Japanese tea gardens, or old fashioned downtown Kyoto, plus costume rentals and dressings, could be a right answer.
And this time, our team have done a great job ... even on such a terribly rainy day!
Before going out for location shooting, however, we took a little time in our studio, just to make a few shots of "trailing poses of Uchikake".
We thought it was a MUST to include these poses in their album, as they are the most typical and best looking when wearing Uchikake but can not be made outdoor as of wet grounds on such a rainy day.
Besides, we are the one of only few photographers/studios, who have learned to make up lines and shapes of Uchikake correctly, so that they look most beautiful and gorgeous.
Then we took off for location shootings to two places, a local shrine Yoshida Jinja and an old-fashioned Japanese inn Shirakawa-in which has a beautiful tea garden, both of which are within 10-15 min. drive from our studio.
It was still raining on and off, but our guests and we were gradually making a great team - quickly walk out & make shots when no raindrops, quickly walk back inside or under eaves when start raining.
It is always a great pleasure to share time and experience, especially with people from other countries.
The total time of the package is about 3.5 hours long, 2 for dressing plus 1.5 for sessions on locations.
This only means, we share such a short time with our guests, but always feel so sad to say "see you" when everything's done and they take off. I know we have shared more than time, which are ... like understanding each other, sharing joy and happiness of meeting with them, and loving to touch their beautiful smiles and personalities.
Hope the photographs made with the great-looking Mister and Miss will be more than a souvenir of traveling to Japan, will be a story teller forever, for the rest of their glorious life.
"Grazie mille" and "Vedremo di nuovo!"