Lake Como wedding photography // Stefanie and Rouven

Stefanie and Rouven from Germany got married on Lake Como, Italy, with a Catholic ceremony in a church and reception at Villa La Collina, Cadenabbia.

Stefanie and Rouven are a wonderful couple who decided to tie the knot in Italy on the amazing Lake Como, the most famous Italian lake in the world.

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Getting ready at Villa la Collina

It was a bit cloudy that day on Lake Como
Both Stefanie and Rouven got ready at the Villa la Collina of course in two different rooms.

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The bride chose a white gown with veil and during the preparation was helped by her mother and bridesmaids.

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Rouven wore a black suit wit bow tie and got ready with his Scottish best man.

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Wedding ceremony

The wedding ceremony was held in St. Abbondio Church at Mezzegra, not far from Cadenabbia.

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The groom was waiting her beautiful bride with priest inside the church.

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The bride was absolute stunning walking the aisle with her father, preceded by a lovely flower girl.

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It started raining a bit during the ceremony, so the photographer took some pics from the balcony of the pipe organ, capturing all the wedding party.

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Aperitif on boat

After ceremony, bride, groom and all the guests moved to the little harbour to go onboard for a boat trip.

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That boat is very special because is a vintage one, named Milano.

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During the trip was served aperitifs with Italian Prosecco and delicious canapés.

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After boat trip, everyone got back to the Villa where the reception took place.

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A welcome cocktail was served and in the meantime Independent Pictures photographers and the newlyweds had ten minutes for some romantic photos.

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Wedding reception

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Thanks to Britta wedding planner at Creative wedding, everything was absolutely fantastic.

Dinner, speeches and a lot fun during the party on the dance floor!!!

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Thank you Stefanie and Rouven, it was such a pleasure being your Lake Como wedding photographer.